Black L.A. 1947: Nellie Lutcher’s ‘He’s a Real Gone Guy’ Leads This Week’s Juke Box Hits

Aug. 14, 1947: Nellie Lutcher’s “He’s a Real Gone Guy” is this week’s No. 1 juke box hit, according to Murray’s Record Shop, 1055 E. Vernon. “True Blues” by Roy Milton is No. 2.

On the jump, Ask Evangeline helps a young man who is paying off his dead relatives’ debts. “If only I could find a girl who would go along with me until I had some money I might find some happiness too. Please tell me what to do.”

Aug. 14, 1947, Ask Evangeline

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One Response to Black L.A. 1947: Nellie Lutcher’s ‘He’s a Real Gone Guy’ Leads This Week’s Juke Box Hits

  1. B.J. Merholz says:

    Cool

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