(There's also a story that the recording took place in December '48).
|Ad in Billboard, March 12, 1949.|
Signed by Ben Waller, as MaxiM Trio:
|From California Eagle, 24 November 1949.|
|From Los Angeles Sentinel, Nov. 17|
NOTE: who was the Ray Charles "crooning" at a show-dance on July 22nd, 1949, in the Bronx?