The Ink Spots

The Ink Spots

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The Ink Spots were a popular African-American vocal group who gained international fame in the 1930s and 1940s. Best known for their recordings of Pop ballads, The Ink Spots were frequent chart toppers totaling over 50 hits in their 17 year recording career. Their best selling record "If I Didn't Care" sold over 19 million copies and is currently the 7th best selling single of all time. Bill Kenny (leader) disbanded The Ink Spots in 1954 however many spin-off or imposter groups have been performing and recording ever since.

1946 Cashbox award for making "The Gypsy" the biggest money making song of the year.
1948 awarded with a plaque from the Negro Actors Guild for the efforts in "breaking down the walls of racial prejudice".
1989, the Ink Spots were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as influences; they were listed as Bill Kenny, Charlie Fuqua, Deek Watson, and Hoppy Jones.
1989, the Ink Spots 1939 recording of "If I Didn't Care" was inducted in to the Grammy Hall of Fame
1999, the Ink Spots group was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame.
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The Ink Spots Discography

Albums

Ink Spots* Ink Spots (Album, EP) Decca, Decca US 1946 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots Volume Two (Comp, Album, EP) Decca US 1947 Sell This Version
DL5333 The Ink Spots Precious Memories(10", Mono) Decca DL5333 US 1951 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots Street Of Dreams (EP, Comp, Album) Brunswick, Brunswick US 1954 Sell This Version
MH 33-144 The Ink Spots Quartet* Ink Spots(10") Waldorf Music Hall MH 33-144 US 1955 Sell This Version
MH 33-152 The Ink Spots Do I Worry(10") Waldorf Music Hall MH 33-152 US 1955 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots Something Old - Something New (Album) King Records (3) US 1956 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots Time Out For Tears (Album) Decca US 1956 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots The Ink Spots' "Greatest" (Album, Comp) Grand Award Records, Sparton Canada 1957 Sell This Version
Charlie Fuqua's Ink Spots* The Ink Spots In Hi-Fi (Album) Verve Records Australia 1957 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots The Ink Spots In Hi-Fi (Album) Tops Records US 1957 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots Sincerely Yours (Album) Vocalion (2) US 1958 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots America's Favorite Quartet, In New High Fidelity Colortone Canada 1958 Sell This Version
DL 8768 The Ink Spots Torch Time(LP) Decca DL 8768 US 1958 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots Inkspots (Album) Coronet Records US 1959 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots In The Spotlite! (Album) Tops Records US 1959 Sell This Version
LP 1003 The Ink Spots The Ink Spots(10") Britone LP 1003 UK 1959 Sell This Version
9561S The Ink Spots The Ink Spots In Hi-Fi(LP, Album, Cle) Tops Mayfair Records 9561S US 1959 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots The Ink Spots (Album) Riviera Records, Riviera Records US 1960 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots 4 Of A Kind (Album, Comp) Venise US 1960 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots The Ink Spots (Album) Audition Records (2) UK 1960 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots The Ink Spots At Las Vegas (Album, Comp) Spin-O-Rama US 1961 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots More Ink Spots Crown Records (2) US 1961 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots The Second Album Of Hits By The Ink Spots Volume 2 (Album) Coronet Records US 1961 Sell This Version
The Ink Spots The Fabulous Ink Spots Modern Records (2), Modern Records (2) US 1961 Sell This Version