Photo, Print, Drawing [Portrait of Joan Brooks and Duke Niles, New York, N.Y., ca. Apr. 1947] Caption from Down Beat: Songpluggers get in your hair everyday, but this is the first time contact-man Duke Niles ever combed a hip wench like Joan Brooks out of this tresses. Sitiash arose when la Brooks recorded Take Your Shoes Off, Baby and Start Runnin' through My Mind and Tonight You Belong To Me for Diamond as her first wax release since her CBS sustaining days. Beat disc-digger Mix reports; "Wonderfully warm quality . . . good beat . . .fine salesmanship of the Gene Austin tune neglected since the Artie Shaw-Lips Page waxing."

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Title
[Portrait of Joan Brooks and Duke Niles, New York, N.Y., ca. Apr. 1947]
Other Title
Caption from Down Beat: Songpluggers get in your hair everyday, but this is the first time contact-man Duke Niles ever combed a hip wench like Joan Brooks out of this tresses. Sitiash arose when la Brooks recorded Take Your Shoes Off, Baby and Start Runnin' through My Mind and Tonight You Belong To Me for Diamond as her first wax release since her CBS sustaining days. Beat disc-digger Mix reports; "Wonderfully warm quality . . . good beat . . .fine salesmanship of the Gene Austin tune neglected since the Artie Shaw-Lips Page waxing."
Alternate Title
Caption from Down Beat: Songpluggers get in your hair everyday, but this is the first time contact-man Duke Niles ever combed a hip wench like Joan Brooks out of this tresses. Sitiash arose when la Brooks recorded Take Your Shoes Off, Baby and Start Runnin' through My Mind and Tonight You Belong To Me for Diamond as her first wax release since her CBS sustaining days. Beat disc-digger Mix reports; "Wonderfully warm quality . . . good beat . . .fine salesmanship of the Gene Austin tune neglected since the Artie Shaw-Lips Page waxing."
Contributor Names
Gottlieb, William P. -- 1917- (photographer)
Created / Published
1947||||, monographic.
Subject Headings
-  Brooks, Joan
-  Niles, Duke
-  Women jazz musicians -- 1940-1950
-  Jazz singers -- 1940-1950
Genre
graphic
Notes
-  Reference print available in Music Division, Library of Congress.
-  Purchase William P. Gottlieb
-  General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/gottlieb-home.html
-  In: "Took 'em off," Down Beat, v. 14, no. 9 (Apr. 23, 1947), p. 3.
-  Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress).
-  Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 037 (gottlieb assignment)
-  037 (assignment)
-  LC-GLB13-0081 DLC (stock number)
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/gottlieb.00811 (url)
Form
graphic
electronic resource
remote
nonprojected graphic
photonegative
Extent
1 negative : b&w ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.
Repository
Music Division
Access Condition
Mr. Gottlieb has dedicated these works to the public domain, but rights of privacy and publicity may apply.
LC Classification
LC-GLB13- 0081
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Group Portraits-1940-1950.. Film Negatives-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 negative : b&w ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | Reference print available in Music Division, Library of Congress. Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/gottlieb-home.html In: "Took 'em off," Down Beat, v. 14, no. 9 (Apr. 23, 1947), p. 3. Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 037 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
Additional Metadata Formats
METSXML Record

Rights & Access

In accordance with the wishes of William Gottlieb, the photographs in this collection entered into the public domain on February 16, 2010, but rights of privacy and publicity may apply. Privacy and publicity rights protect the interests of the person(s) who may be the subject(s) of the work or intellectual creation. Users of photographs in the Gottlieb collection are responsible for clearing any privacy or publicity rights associated with the use of the images.

The following items are included in the William P. Gottlieb Collection with permission as noted:

Articles from Down Beat magazine by William Gottlieb and others, Ed Enright, Editor, Down Beat magazine, 102 North Haven Road, Elmhurst, IL 60126-3370.

"The Faces of Jazz," by W. Royal Stokes, Civilization, vol. 2, no. 5, September-October 1995, Civilizaton, Attn. Managing Editor, 666 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Suite 303, Washington, D.C. 20003. Reproduced by permission. All rights reserved.

Credit Line: William P. Gottlieb/Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress.

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Chicago citation style:

Gottlieb, William P. Portrait of Joan Brooks and Duke Niles, New York, N.Y., ca. Apr. United States, 1947. ||||, Monographic. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/gottlieb.00811/.

APA citation style:

Gottlieb, W. P. (1947) Portrait of Joan Brooks and Duke Niles, New York, N.Y., ca. Apr. United States, 1947. ||||, Monographic. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gottlieb.00811/.

MLA citation style:

Gottlieb, William P. Portrait of Joan Brooks and Duke Niles, New York, N.Y., ca. Apr. ||||, Monographic. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gottlieb.00811/>.