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#777 (12/22/12 - 1/4/13)


"Milky White Way"
by The Trumpeteers
on Score 5001
released in 1947

Above: Photo of The Trumpeteers, who were led by the tenor voice of Joe Johnson. Other members included Raleigh Tunrage (tenor), Joseph Armstrong (baritone), and James Keels (bass). In the 1950's, they became The CBS Trumpeteers reflecting their radio show on the CBS Network.

Above: Advertisement from The Billboard dated 9/11/48. Score was a subsidiary label of Aladdin Records.

Above: Another photo of The Trumpeteers.

Above Left: Label image of Score 5001.

Above Right: Lander Coleman singing "Milky White Way" at UGHA in New Jersey in 1998. Lander has been credited by some as composer of this song. The Coleman Brothers did have the same song (titled "New Milky White Way") released on the Manor label in 1945. The label, however, credits "M. Coleman" for the arrangement, not showing any composer. That would be Lander's brother, Melvin.

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