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#537 (Week of 9/22/07 - 9/28/07)

SPOTLIGHT ON THE BLACK AND WHITE LABEL

Above: Full page clipping from Billboard Music Yearbook 1946. Located in Los Angeles, the Black & White label's executives were Paul Reiner, President; Lillian Reiner, Vice President; Samuel Maidman, Treasurer; and Larry Newton, Sales manager. Newton later owned the Derby and Central labels in NYC. In 1944-45, there was a Black & White Record Company located in Brooklyn, NY with Les Schriber as proprietor.

Other Black & White recordings found at this website are by Ivie Anderson And Her All Stars (1946), Bob Hayward With The Melotones (1947), and Phil Moore And The Phil Moore Four (1947).


           Open The Door Richard! -
Jack McVea And His All Stars -
Black & White 792 A - 1946

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           The Key's In The Mailbox -
Jack McVea And His Door Openers -
Black & White 828 A - 1947

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           Here Goes A Fool -
Maggie Hathaway And Her Bluesmen -
Black & White 113 A - 1946

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(Audio restoration by Dave Saviet on all selections)


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