Milky White Way

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"Milky White Way"
Song by The Coleman Brothers
Songwriter(s)Lander Coleman

"Milky White Way" is a gospel standard written by Lander Coleman, who was a quartet singer for the Coleman Brothers. The song became a million-selling hit record in 1947 when the CBS Trumpeteers, a black quartet from Baltimore, recorded it. In the late 1940s the CBS Trumpeteers had a popular morning radio show over the CBS network called 7:15 A.M.! and "Milky White Way" was their theme song. Elvis Presley also recorded a version on October 30–31, 1960, at RCA's Studio B, in Nashville TN.[1]

Paul Poulton also recorded a version on his 2018 album Heaven.


  1. ^ Wolfe, Charles (1994). Elvis Presley Amazing Grace His Greatest Sacred Performances. Page 16: RCA-BMG. p. 32.

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