The Prisonaires "Baby Please" b/w "Just Walkin' In The Rain"

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The Prisonaires "Baby Please" b/w "Just Walkin' In The Rain"

Released in 1953, "Just Walking in the Rain" by the Prisonaires was Sun Records’ first certifiable hit. During performances for the governor, the group — all incarcerated inmates — won pardons thanks to their vocal prowess and good behavior. This 45 RPM 7” black vinyl single reissue was manufactured in Nashville, TN by United Record Pressing.


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Released in 1953, "Just Walking in the Rain" by the Prisonaires was Sun Records’ first certifiable hit. During performances for the governor, the group — all incarcerated inmates — won pardons thanks to their vocal prowess and good behavior. This 45 RPM 7” black vinyl single reissue was manufactured in Nashville, TN by United Record Pressing.

Story

Released in 1953, "Just Walking in the Rain" by the Prisonaires was Sun Records’ first certifiable hit. The solemn, haunting doo wop vibes won the group — all incarcerated inmates — frequent day passes out of prison in order to perform across Tennessee. Even the governor was a fan, who ended up granting pardons to most of the members of the group for their vocal prowess and good behavior. This 7” black vinyl single 45 RPM reissue was manufactured in Nashville, TN by United Record Pressing.

Specs
  • Released in 1953 by the Prisonaires
  • Penned by Johnny Bragg and Robert Riley while inmates in Tennessee State Prison

Side A:

Baby Please

Side B:
Just Walkin' in the Rain

Origin
  • Made in the USA