Signature Records

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Signature Record by Coleman Hawkins.
Signature Record by Ray Bloch.

Signature Records was a New York City based record label active from 1942-1960.[1] Noted Signature recording artists included Anita O'Day, Coleman Hawkins, Eddie Lawrence, Ray Anthony, Barbara McNair, Monica Lewis, Dickie Thompson, Jane Harvey, Kay Thompson, Alan Dale and the label's Musical Director, Ray Bloch. Bob Thiele was the President of the label until 1959 when it merged with Steve Allen's Hanover Records and they became co-owners. He was married to two of Signature's vocalists - Monica Lewis and Jane Harvey.[citation needed] The label became defunct at the end of 1960 after being purchased earlier in the year by Roulette Records.

2007 revival[edit]

Signature Records is also a record label set up in January 2007 by Max Martin, to record pop music and create new artists.[citation needed] Artists include David Bisbal and Amanda.[citation needed]

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