Here is information I've accumulated - any additions/corrections welcome
SUN Recording Corp
260 East 161 St. N.Y.C. 1946 / Bronx, NY (1947)
=========================== The Brightest Thing On Records
MAX KLETTER with Sun Orchestra
10" SUN RECORD 1042 Label 78rpm USA
Side A: Ich Well Kumen Tsu Dir (I Will Come To You)
Side B: A Rumanish Lied'l (A Rumanian Song)
Sun 1043 copyright 1946
Pesachke Burstein, Mendelsohn Ensemble
Bei goyim hut men mazel "We;re Out of Luck" (L.Markowitz)
10" SUN RECORD 1044 Label 78rpm USA
Side A: Zets A Matzoh "Zets Biff Bang" (L. Markowitz)
Side B: Siz Shoin On Alte Meise "An Oft Told Tale" (Mendelsohn - Markowitz)
Sun 1046 (USA)
A "Hulyat, Hulyat Kinderlach" (Ellstein)
B A BRIVELE DIE MAMMEN(Small)
by Sara Gingold. (Mendelsohn at the Piano)
Vus zull men zingen (what shall we sing)
A Polkele (little Polka? )
FEDER SISTERS W Mendelsohn Ensemble
SUN 1049-A 1946
GIT MIR OP MEIN HARTZ (Give Me Back My Heart)
HERMAN YABLOKOFF (Mendelsohn Ensemble)
b/w DER DISHWASHER
Herman Yablokoff - Bessarabia/Goldele Dem Becker's (Sun 1053)
SUN 1055 10" 78rpm copyright 1947
BEN ZION WITLER (Mendelsohn Ensemble)
Side A: Djonkoya
Side B: Warsaw
SUN 1060-A / B copyright 1947
MICHAL MICHALESKO (Mendelssohn Ensemble_
JOSEL DER KLESMER(Olshanetsky) / MEIDELACH SHEININKE
Meyer Steinwortzel Mendwlsohn's Orchestra - Eicho/Zindele Meine (Sun 1063)
Meyer Steinwortzel Mendwlsohn's Orchestra - Shiroh/Kimat A Freilachs (Sun 1064)
Sun 1155 copyright 1947 10"-78rpm
Max Kletter(Sun Organist)
"Unser Ershte Waltz(the first waltz)"
"Zing Feigele Zing(Poi Lastushka Poi)"
SUN 1156 10" 78rpm copyright 1947
CANTOR BENJAMIN SIEGEL
1156-A 'Mein Yiddische Mamme'
B 'Eli Eli'.
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I used to have a Sun record by Pesachke Burstein
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> I've seen a Jewish 78 rpm Sun label. Pre-Sam Phillips, as I recall. Dick
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> Reply. Indeed, in the record biz, something that appears to have
> 'vanished' at certain time may yet be lurking around invisibly. Same is
> true of my own Hosptal Records label, which had no new releases between
> 1993 and 2005.
> David "Uncle Dave" Lewis
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> Rovi. The new name for Macrovision.
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> Dave Lewis wrote:
>> No. This Banner was strictly a US Jewish-market label; although
> Wikipedia puts its founding in 1939, I always thought it was post-war.
> Banner is not listed in the 1945-1946 Billboard Music Yearbook but IS
> listed in the 1947-48 Billboard Encyclopedia of Music. Another reason
> why not to use wikipedia as a source.
>> It is not related to ARC, and lasted into the LP era for at least 8 LP
> More like 20 or 25 issues. And they were in print into the 80s.
>> They were the main label for the Barry Sisters until they signed with
> Their first LP was on Cadance, before they went to Roulette.
>> and I had the idea -- don't know how -- that Mo Levy might have bought
> Banner in order to own their back catalogue.
> Nope. Never happened.
>> But the Barry Sisters' Roulette LPs seemed to have been new to that
> company and in stereo, whereas everything on Banner was in mono. Of
> course, Roulette was famous for gussying up mono recordings into fake
> stereo, but that does not provide closure to this question.
> All the Roulette Barry Sisters are real stereo. I have them. The
> Cadence was mono. Banner was mono and then rechanneled into the worst
> fake stereo ever to hit the streets.
>> Banner was in business at least 13 years, making Jewish records, and
> then they simply vanished; I have no idea if Mo Levy bought them or not.
> Anyone in the know? David "Uncle Dave" Lewis
> They never vanished. They started issuing the CD versions of their LPs
> by the late 80s or early 90s. And although Mo Levy and Manny Wells might
> have run around with some of the same characters, I see no connection.
> Mike Biel [log in to unmask]