Coral was formed by Decca in 1948
interesting bit in Billboard -
Billboard Aug 28, 1954
"Coral Develops Real Independent Status"
THANKS Davids W and L !!!
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Coral - Signature Rhapsody in Blue Paul Whiteman
Wasn't Coral connected with U.S. Decca, the Kapps?
-- Tom Fine
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Subject: [ARSCLIST] Coral - Signature Rhapsody in Blue Paul Whiteman Earl
> Can anyone provide background information of the
> relation between Signature Records (78 label started/headed by
> Bob Thiele) and Coral (which reissued some Signature material)
> whose A&R man was Thiele. ???
> Can anyone confirm that the 1946 RHAPSODY IN BLUE (Signature GP-1) with
> Wild and Paul Whiteman is the recording used
> on CORAL CRL 57021 issued in 1955 OR that this was a new
> recording ?????
> Best wishes, Thomas.