Johnny Mercer and Dinah Shore standing with an unidentified man in military uniform. Mercer is holding papers in one hand and looking forward. Shore is standing in the center, smiling and wearing a white dress.
Xavier Cugat, Benny Carter, two unidentified men (standing in background), and Dave Dexter seated at tables with microphones and water pitchers for "Can You Tie That," KLAC radio program hosted by Al Jarvis in Los Angeles, California.
Johnny Mercer and Dave Dexter with three unidentified men in a recording studio. Mercer is sitting in front on a stool, wearing a patterned jacket. Dexter is standing behind Mercer and looking down, wearing a vest and short sleeve buttoned shirt.
Capitol Baseball Team posing for group photo wearing uniform shirts and caps with the letter 'C'. Dave Dexter is standing third from left in the back row with hands clasped together. Nat King Cole is standing fifth from left in the back row, looking forward and smiling. Andy Russell is seated in the front row, second from right.
Dave Dexter, Larry Bruff, Glenn Miller looking over papers. Dexter is standing on the left looking at Miller and holding one hand on his hip. Bruff is standing in back, looking down and writing. Miller is partially sitting on the right while looking down.
Tommy Dorsey, Dave Dexter, Jimmy Dorsey, and Al Jarvis sitting in a tile studio at tables with microphones and water pitchers for broadcast of "Can You Tie That" KLAC radio program in Los Angeles, California.
Paul Weston, Dave Dexter, Peggy Lee, Gene Norman, and two unidentified men at a studio table with microphones hanging overhead. Weston is sitting at the table, wearing a checkered suit, and looking to the side. Lee is sitting at the table, wearing a white blouse, and looking to the side while smiling. Dexter is standing on the left, wearing a light colored suit, looking to the side. Norman is standing in the center, wearing a pinstripe suit, and looking to the side.
Count Basie, Jerry Wald, Billie Rogers, and Dave Dexter looking forward and seated at a table with microphones, water pitchers, and paper, for a broadcast of "Can You Tie That" KLAC radio program hosted by Al Jarvis in Los Angeles, California.
Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Al Jarvis, Buddy Rich, and Dave Dexter sitting at tables with microphones before a studio audience during radio broadcast. An unidentified man stand over Jarvis in the center of the room.
Hank Ballard, a rhythm and blues singer, smiles as he snaps his fingers at shoulder height and lifts his right knee on the right side of the photograph as Syd Nathan sits on a tall stool smiling to his left at Hank as he holds a cigar in his left hand which also has a large ring on the ring finger. Behind the two African American men are lights and microphones. Printed in the margin above the photograph, "The Cash Box, Volume XXII--Number 2. September 24, 1960." Printed in the margin below the photograph, "Syd Nathan, president of King Records, watches Hank Ballard as the artists displays his winning "finger-poppin" technique. "Finger Poppin' Time" is the title of one of the country's biggest pop teenage hits which Ballard and the Midnighters recorded under the King banner. Ballard has been turning out one hit after another, hitting consistently in R & B. "Finger Poppin' Time" establishes Ballard as a pop threat. The Ballard-Midnighters combo has four albums available on King. His latest single is "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go" b/w "If You'd Forgive Me."