Coral Records

Coral Records is American jazz and pop label.

History of the record label

Coral Records was created in the 1940s as a sub-label of Decca Records; various jazz and swing bands participated in this time on Coral plates. Manager was Bob Thiele, who was married to the Coral artist Teresa Brewer. Coral Records but will remain primarily for his early rock & roll recordings in memory. There appeared plates of Buddy Holly and The Crickets, and by Johnny Burnette 's Rock'n'Roll Trio. In the late 1950s, Debbie Reynolds had their hit " Tammy " on the Coral label. In the late 1960s, the catalog of Coral was acquired by MCA Records.

In 1973, when MCA merged with Decca, MCA Coral label has become a low-cost label of re-releases.

Artists who published plates on Coral Records, were Teresa Brewer, Johnny Burnette Trio, Patsy Cline, Don Cornell, Little Miss Cornshucks, Bob Crosby & His Orchestra, Pete Fountain, Buddy Holly and The Crickets, McGuire Sisters, Barbara McNair and Debbie Reynolds