MILKY WHITE WAY

Latest update on 14/07/2011

Artist: Coleman Brothers
Author: M. Coleman
Label: Manor/Regis
Year: 1943

Five brothers from Newark. Wallace Coleman was the father of Cynthia Coleman, alias Ann Cole (see: Mojo Working).

Covers:

1944:

Coleman Brothers [as New Milky White Way]

1947:

Trumpeteers [Baltimore quartet on Aladdin's gospel label, example for the Presley version; they also doo-wopped as The (Four) Rockers]

1949:

Prof. James Earle Hines & His Goodwill Singers [as Heavenly Highway]

1951:

Floyd Dixon [for Modern]

1951:

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

1953:

Angelic Gospel Singers

1956:

Swan Silvertones

1958:

Zion Travellers

1959:

Little Richard [on End and before Elvis]

1960:

Elvis Presley [opening track of his first gospel lp, with a wink to his mother who had died recently: "I'm gonna tell my mother Hi-di when I get home"]

1965:

Golden Harps

1969:

Marion Williams

1971:

Thomas Shaw [as Milky Highway]

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