Sunday, December 16, 2012

Record #0204: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / No Matter What You Are – THE PLATTERS

Mercury 71383 (original) USA, Nov. 1958
Words & Music by:  Side A – Kern, Harbach; Side B – Buck Ram
Tony Williams (lead tenor), Herb Reed (bass vocals), Zola Taylor (contralto), David Lynch (2nd tenor), Paul Robi (baritone), others unknown
Recording sessions:, Side A – Paris, France, Sep.24, 1958; Side B – Mercury Sound Studio, New York, NY, Dec. 4, 1957
Highest chart positions:  US #1, US R&B #3, UK #1

I posted the A-side here before.

This was one of the big ones for this group.

List price:  Very Good + is $15, Near Mint is $30

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