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The Mills Brothers Essential Mills Brothers - Four Boys & A Guitar (CD)

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The Mills Brothers: Essential Mills Brothers - Four Boys & A Guitar (CD)

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Article properties: The Mills Brothers: Essential Mills Brothers - Four Boys & A Guitar (CD)

  • Interpret: The Mills Brothers

  • Album titlle: Essential Mills Brothers - Four Boys & A Guitar (CD)

  • Label Sony Music

  • Genre Pop

  • Year of publication 1995
  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0074645771328

  • weight in Kg 0.1
Mills Brothers, The - Essential Mills Brothers - Four Boys & A Guitar (CD) CD 1
01 Dinah The Mills Brothers
02 Shine The Mills Brothers
03 I Heard The Mills Brothers
04 How'm I Doin'? The Mills Brothers
05 Rockin' Chair The Mills Brothers
06 Chinatown, My Chinatown The Mills Brothers
07 Sweet Sue, Just You The Mills Brothers
08 St Louis Blues The Mills Brothers
09 Bugle Call Rag The Mills Brothers
10 Dirt Dishin' Daisy The Mills Brothers
11 Diga, Diga Doo The Mills Brothers
12 Doin' the New Low Down The Mills Brothers
13 Fiddlin' Joe The Mills Brothers
14 Swing It, Sister The Mills Brothers
15 Jungle Fever The Mills Brothers
16 Put on Your Old Grey Bonnet The Mills Brothers
17 Sleepy Head The Mills Brothers
18 My Little Grass Shack In Kealkekua, Hawaii The Mills Brothers
The Mills Brothers Get A Job It's full-circle fitting that one of the best known... more
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The Mills Brothers

Get A Job

It's full-circle fitting that one of the best known doo-wop hits of the 1950s would be covered by a vocal group many consider to be the fathers of doo-wop. Recorded by the Silhouettes in October, 1957, Get A Job hit number one on the 'Billboard' pop and R&B charts in February, 1958, twenty-seven years after the Mills Brothers made their first record, Tiger Rag, for Brunswick, back in 1931.

 

That first Mills Brothers 78, sounding like a red-hot jazz band with the brothers vocally imitating tubas, trumpets and trombones, caused a sensation and came with a note on the label which stated "no musical instruments or mechanical devices used on this recording other than one guitar." The group went on to have a decades-long career with loads of hit records (Paper Doll, Nevertheless, Lazy River and Glow Worm, to name a few) and were a key influence on 1950s doo-wop.

 

Now, while the Mills Brothers' professional sounding 1958 recording of Get A Job may be missing some of the organically sloppy spontaneity of the Silhouettes' original version, the brothers zero in on the heart of this doo-wop classic, turning in a strong, in-tune, energetic interpretation of the Silhouettes' performance, complete with a hot sax solo from Justin Gordon. As an anonymous YouTube listener commented, "these old guys rock!"

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