Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Record #0229: I’m Sorry / He’s Mine – THE PLATTERS

Mercury 71032 (original) USA, Jan. 30, 1957
Words & Music by:  Side ABuckRam, Peter Tinturin, W. White; Side B – Zola Taylor, Paul Robi, Miles
Musicians: Tony Williams (first tenor, lead on side A), Herb Reed (bass vocals), Zola Taylor (contralto, lead on side B), David Lynch (2nd tenor), Paul Robi (baritone), others unknown
Recording sessions: Mercury Sound Studio, New York, Side A – Apr. 17/18; Side B – Jul. 12, 1956
Highest chart positions:  Side A – US #11, US R&B #15, UK #18; Side B – US #16, US R&B #5

This single preceded “My Dream”, which I've posted here

Zola Taylor sings lead on the rocking flip side, which did pretty well in the R&B charts.

List price:  Very Good+ is $10, Near Mint is $20; maroon label VG+ $15, NM $30.

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