Four Blades

Four Blades (Brooklyn NY)

You Didn’t Sign Your Letter With Love/ Bake Than [sic] Chicken Pie, ’48 (Alert 422) (Scans on are credited as posted.  There is also scan on youtube titling b-side as ‘Bake Than [sic] Chicken Pie’.)

– They Say/ A Cup Of Java, Please!, 48 (Alert 423) (Not listed in book.  See above source for more info.)



Beside the fact the following Big 4 Hits/Gateway Four Blades groups are not the Limelighters, it is unknown if they have any connection to each other.  Other Four Blades titles are listed in the label discography but not with label scans.


Four Blades (Unknown Group-Gateway) (w Lewis Everette’s Orch) – Melody Of Love, ’54 (Gateway Top Tune 1104) (Not in book.)


Four Blades (Unknown Group-Big 4) – Green Door/ It Isn’t Right, ’56 (Big 4 Hits EP 203)


Four Blades (Unknown Group-Gateway) (w Johnney Bennett’s Orch) – Honeycomb, ’56 (Gateway Top Tune 1222B (Not in book.)

Four Blades (Unknown Group-Gateway) (w Johnney Bennett’s Orch) – In The Middle Of An Island/ Stardust, ’56 (Gateway Top Tune 1223) (Book mis-listed ‘Stardust’ as Gateway 1174.)



The following Four Blades are the Limelighters.


Limelighters (Bronx) as The Four Blades (w Herbie Layne’s Band) – I Want You To Be My Girl, ’56 (Gateway 1170B)

Limelighters (Bronx) as The Four Blades (w Lindsey Powers Combo) – Church Bells May Ring, ’56 (Gateway 1174A)


2 thoughts on “Four Blades

  1. Four Blades (NY) 1948
    [edit: scan link was for different group.

    See for label shots has label shot

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