DOVER DISTRIBUTED LABELS

dover labelsIncorporated by Cosimo Matassa in late 1965, Dover Records was a 'One-Stop' operation that handled recording, record pressing, distribution, marketing and promotion for many small independent labels in and around New Orleans. This page is an attempt at a comprehensive list of those labels, along with their principal owners and producers. A work in progress, we welcome any additions and corrections. Label Owner notes by Jeff Hannusch.
abs
A.B.S.
Owner: Camille Incandona
Producer: Wardell Quezergue



arbet
ARBET
Owner:
Producer: Paul Craft



Big Deal
BIG DEAL
Owner:
Producer: Marty Lewis



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BROADMOOR
Owners: Dave Barholomew, Fats Domino, Reggie Hall?
Producers: Dave Bartholomew, Domhall

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CROSS
Owners:
Producer: Alfred Cook



doubloon
DOUBLOON
Owner: Frankie Ford
Producer: Allen Toussaint



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EIGHT-BALL
Owner: Lionel Worthy
Producers: James Rivers, Lionel Worthy


emanon
EMANON
Owners:
Producer:



excalibur
EXCALIBUR
Owner:
Producer:



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FRISCO
Owners: Connie La Rocca, Hal Atkins
Producer: Wardell Quezergue


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J-MER
Owner: Merle Spears?
Producer:



kite
KITE
Owner:
Producer:



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MANHATTAN
Owner:
Producer: Walter Fredrickson Jr.


nettie
NETTIE
Owners:
Producer:



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N.O.P.I.
Owner:
Producer:



Pitter Pat
PITTER-PAT
Owner: Lionel Picou
Producer: Huey Smith?



ring
RING
Owner:
Producer: Sunshine Recording Co. Inc.


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SAN
Owner:
Producer: Troy Caldwell, Steve Tyrel


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SOUL SOUND/SOULIN'
Owner: Isaac Bolden
Producer: Isaac Bolden



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TREND
Owner:
Producer: Star Enterprises



virgil
VIRGIL
Owner:
Arranger: Wardell Quezergue



warren
WARREN
Owner:
Producer: C.A. Warren



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WHITE CLIFFS
Owner: Cosimo Matassa
Producers: Various



apollo
APOLLO
Owner:
Producer: A. Michael



apollo
AXE
Owner: Al Reed
Producer: Al Reed



booker
BOOKER
Owners: Robert Booker
Producer: Robert Booker



apollo
CASINO
Owner:
Producer: Bill Haney, Richie Becker


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DEESU
Owners: Marshall Sehorn, Allen Toussaint
Producer: Allen Toussaint


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DYNAMIC
Owner:
Producer: Al Geene



El-Tee
EL-TEE
Owner: Lionel Whitfield
Producer: Lionel Whitfield



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ETAH
Owner:
Producer: Edward Frank



exchange
EXCHANGE
Owner:
Producer: Stanley Chaisson



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HOT LINE
Owners: Ulis Gaines, Wardell Quezergue, Clinton Scott
Producer: Wardell Quezergue


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J and S
Owner: Zell Sanders
Producer:



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LODESTONE
Owner: Ken Elliot?
Producer: Ken Elliot



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MAR-A-THON
Owner:
Producer:



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NOLA
Owners: Ulis Gaines, Wardell Quezergue, Clinton Scott
Producer: Wardell Quezergue


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PAR LO
Owners: George Davis, Warren Parker, Red Tyler
Producers: George Davis, Red Tyler

ring
RED BALL
Owner:
Producer: Ruben Hughes



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SAFARI
Owner:
Producer: George Davis



shagg
SHAGG
Owner: Senator Jones
Producers: Senator Jones, Clyde Toval


tailgate
TAIL-GATE
Owner: Lionel Worthy
Producers: Wardell Quezergue, Theus Braden


u-doe
U-DOE
Owner: Frank Uddo
Producer:



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WAJO
Owner:
Producer:



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WHIT
Owner: Lionel Whitfield
Producer: Lionel Whitfield



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WHURLEY BURLEY
Owner: Eugene Berle
Producer: Wardell Quezergue



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