Atlantic Records Catalog: 8000 series

Atlantic Popular 8000 series (12 inch LP)

8001   Various Artists - The Greatest Rock And Roll

Buddy Lucas (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone, piano, bass, drums) Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Bobby Hendricks (lead tenor vocals) Johnny Moore, Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, September 19, 1955
1667Steamboat
unknown (tenor saxophone, piano, bass, drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, October 19, 1955
1680Smooth Operator
Ruth Brown (vocals) and others
NYC, October 22, 1955
1682I Wanna Do More
unknown (trumpet) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) unknown (tenor saxophone) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, November 3, 1955
1687The Chicken And The Hawk (Up, Up And Away)
Joe Bridgewater, Joshua Willis (trumpet) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Paul West (bass) Panama Francis (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1955
1767Mary Ann
1769Hallelujah I Love Her So
LaVern Baker (vocals) and others
NYC, December 21, 1955
1784-1Jim Dandy
Jimmy Nottingham, Dick Vance (trumpet) Earl Warren (alto saxophone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Ernie Hayes (piano) George Barnes, Billy Mure (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) The Cookies (doo wop group)
NYC, February 24, 1956
1884Corrine, Corrina
Clyde McPhatter (vocals) and others
NYC, March 4, 1956
1908Treasure Of Love
2 unknown (alto saxophone) Gene Barge (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano) Roy Gaines (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Chuck Willis (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, April 13, 1956
1948It's Too Late
The Clovers (doo wop group)
NYC, June 8, 1956
2015From The Bottom Of My Heart
unknown (saxophones, piano, guitar, bass, drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group) Ray Ellis (arranger, director)
NYC, June 14, 1956
2020-1I Can't Love You Enough
Clyde McPhatter (vocals) and others
NYC, July 26, 1956
2062Thirty Days
Ivory Joe Hunter (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ray Ellis (director)
NYC, September 5, 1956
2082Since I Met You Baby

8002   LaVern Baker - LaVern

Freddie Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Ernest "Pinky" Williams (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Jimmy Lewis (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sylvester "Vess" Payne (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Gene Redd (arranger, director)
NYC, June 19, 1953
1077You'll Be Crying
Taft Jordan (trumpet) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Al Williams (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Jesse Stone (arranger, director)
NYC, March 25, 1954
1250I'm In A Crying Mood
Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) The Gliders (vocal group)
NYC, October 20, 1954
1331Of Course I Do
Mickey Baker (guitar) unknown (vocal group) replaces unknown (guitar), The Gliders
NYC, February 20, 1955
1434Lots And Lots Of Love
LaVern Baker (vocals) and others
NYC, December 21, 1955
1783Mine All Mine
John Barrows (French horn) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Ernie Hayes (piano) George Barnes (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) The Gliders (vocal group)
NYC, January 10, 1956
1810Miracles
unknown (saxophones, piano, guitar, bass, drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group) Ray Ellis (arranger, director)
NYC, October 19, 1956
2162Romance In The Dark
2163Harbor Lights
2164I'll Never Be Free
2165Everybody's Somebody's Fool
2166Fool That I Am
2167How Long Will It Be

8003   Clyde McPhatter And The Drifters

Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Jesse Stone (piano) Walter Adams, Mickey Baker (guitar) unknown (bass, drums) Clyde McPhatter (lead tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (baritone vocals) Willie Ferbee (bass vocals)
NYC, August 9, 1953
1105Money Honey
Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) Mickey Baker, Jimmy Oliver (guitar) unknown (bass, drums) Clyde McPhatter (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
NYC, November 12, 1953
1152Such A Night
1153Warm Your Heart
unknown (tenor saxophone, vibraphone, piano, bass, drums) Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Clyde McPhatter (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
NYC, February 4, 1954
1201The Bells Of St. Mary's
1202White Christmas
1203Honey Love
1204Watcha Gonna Do
unknown (tenor saxophone, piano, bass, drums) Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Clyde McPhatter (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Charlie Hughes (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
NYC, March 14, 1954
1229Someday You'll Want Me
unknown (trumpet, tenor,baritone saxophone, piano, guitar, bass, drums) Clyde McPhatter (vocals) unknown (vocal chorus)
NYC, August 25, 1955
1649I'm Not Worthy Of You
1650Seven Days
Clyde McPhatter (vocals) and others
NYC, March 4, 1956
1908Treasure Of Love
1906I Make Believe
same personnel
NYC, July 26, 1956
2062Thirty Days
add Joe Harris (drums)
NYC, October 10, 1956
2155Without Love (There Is Nothing)

8004   Ruth Brown

Bobby Hackett (trumpet) Dick Cary (alto horn) Will Bradley (trombone) Peanuts Hucko (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Ernie Caceres (baritone saxophone) Joe Bushkin (piano) Eddie Condon (guitar) Jack Lesberg (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, May 25, 1949
239So Long
Ernie Hayes (piano) John Collins (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unknown (chimes) Ruth Brown (vocals) The Delta Rhythm Boys (vocal quartet) unidentified strings, and others
NYC, February 28, 1950
393Sentimental Journey
2 unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto saxophone) Willis Jackson (tenor saxophone) probably Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano, guitar, bass, drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, September, 1950
514Teardrops From My Eyes
unknown (trumpet) Willis Jackson (tenor saxophone) 2 unknown (saxophones) Harry Van Walls (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, February 13, 1952
8045-10-15 Hours
Willis Jackson (tenor saxophone) unknown (cello) Harry Van Walls (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) James Quintet
NYC, July 2, 1952
870Daddy Daddy
Taft Jordan (trumpet) unknown (saxophones) unknown (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, December 19, 1952
960Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean
Taft Jordan (trumpet) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) Rector Bailey (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, April 10, 1953
1051Wild Wild Young Men
Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Paul Williams (baritone saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, December 16, 1953
1172Hello Little Boy
Ed "Tiger" Lewis (trumpet) Richard Harris (trombone) Arnett Cobb (tenor saxophone) Sylvester Thomas (baritone saxophone) Bu Pleasant (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Benny Moten (bass) Noruddin Zafer (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) The Rhythmakers (vocal group)
NYC, May 7, 1954
1273Oh, What A Dream
1274Old Man River
unknown (trumpet, tenor,baritone saxophone, piano, bass, drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) The Rhythmakers (vocal group)
NYC, August 11, 1954
1310Mambo Baby
unknown (trumpet) unknown (trombone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano, guitar, bass, drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) The Rhythmakers (vocal group)
NYC, March 1, 1955
1441As Long As I'm Moving
unknown (tenor saxophone, piano, guitar, bass, drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, July 7, 1955
1603It's Love Baby
unknown (2 trumpet, tenor,baritone saxophone, piano, guitar, bass, drums, vocal group) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, September 25, 1956
2123Lucky Lips

8005   Joe Turner

unknown (brass) unknown (tenor saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, April 19, 1951
603Chains Of Love
Taft Jordan (trumpet) Budd Johnson (alto saxophone) Freddie Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Arleem Kareem (baritone saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) Rector Bailey (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, January 20, 1952
787Sweet Sixteen
Pluma Davis (trombone) Lee Allen (tenor saxophone) Red Taylor (baritone saxophone) Fats Domino (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, May 12, 1953
1073Honey Hush
1074Crawdad Hole
Sonny Cohn (trumpet) Harlan "Booby" Floyd or John Avant (trombone) Grady Jackson, Joe Tillman (tenor saxophone) McKinley Easton (baritone saxophone) Johnnie Jones (piano) Elmore James (electric guitar, electric slide guitar) Jimmy Richardson (bass) Red Saunders (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
Chicago, IL, October 7, 1953
1127Oke-She-Moke-She-Pop
unknown (trumpet) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Jesse Stone (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, February 15, 1954
1209Shake, Rattle And Roll
1212Well All Right
unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) Jesse Stone (piano, director) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) probably Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, January 28, 1955
1426Hide And Seek
1427Flip, Flop And Fly
unknown (trumpet) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) unknown (tenor saxophone) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, November 3, 1955
1687The Chicken And The Hawk (Up, Up And Away)
1688Boogie Woogie Country Girl
Jimmy Nottingham, Dick Vance (trumpet) Earl Warren (alto saxophone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Ernie Hayes (piano) George Barnes, Billy Mure (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) The Cookies (doo wop group)
NYC, February 24, 1956
1884Corrine, Corrina
unknown (brass) unknown (saxophones) unknown (piano, organ, guitar, bass, drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, November 20, 1956
2220Midnight Special Train
2222Feelin' Happy

8006   Ray Charles

Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1953
1066Losing Hand
1068Sinner's Prayer
1069Mess Around
1070Funny But I Still Love You
Wallace Davenport, Frank Mitchell (trumpet) O'Neil Gerald (alto saxophone) Joe Tillman (tenor saxophone) Warren Bell (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Lloyd Lambert (bass) Oscar Moore (drums)
New Orleans, LA, December 4, 1953
1187Don't You Know
Joe Bridgewater, Charles Whitley (trumpet) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) David Newman (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Wesley Jackson (guitar) Jimmy Bell (bass) Glenn Brooks (drums)
Atlanta, GA, November 18, 1954
1383I've Got A Woman
1384Greenbacks
1385Come Back Baby
Joe Bridgewater, Riley Webb (trumpet) David Newman (alto,baritone saxophone) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums)
Miami, FL, April 23, 1955
1513A Fool For You
1514This Little Girl Of Mine
Joe Bridgewater, Joshua Willis (trumpet) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Paul West (bass) Panama Francis (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1955
1767Mary Ann
1768I'll Drown In My Own Tears
1769Hallelujah I Love Her So
Joe Bridgewater, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums)
NYC, November 27, 1956
2232Ain't That Love
** also issued on Atlantic LP 8006 (alt.) entitled "Hallelujah I Love Her So".

8007   LaVern Baker

Freddie Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Ernest "Pinky" Williams (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Jimmy Lewis (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sylvester "Vess" Payne (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Gene Redd (arranger, director)
NYC, June 19, 1953
1078How Can You Leave A Man Like This
1079Set My Soul On Fire (Soul On Fire)
Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) The Gliders (vocal group)
NYC, October 20, 1954
1332Tomorrow Night
1334Tweedlee Dee
Mickey Baker (guitar) unknown (vocal group) replaces unknown (guitar), The Gliders
NYC, February 20, 1955
1432That's All I Need
1433Bop-Ting-A-Ling
Emmett Berry, Shad Collins (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) unknown (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, July 14, 1955
1608Play It Fair
1610Lucky Old Sun
LaVern Baker (vocals) and others
NYC, December 21, 1955
1784-1Jim Dandy
1785My Happiness Forever
John Barrows (French horn) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Ernie Hayes (piano) George Barnes (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) The Gliders (vocal group)
NYC, January 10, 1956
1809-2Tra-La-La
1811Get Up, Get Up (You Sleepy Head)
unknown (saxophones, piano, guitar, bass, drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group) Ray Ellis (arranger, director)
NYC, June 14, 1956
2019-1Still
2020-1I Can't Love You Enough

8008   Ivory Joe Hunter

Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Ivory Joe Hunter (piano, vocals) and others
NYC, October 29, 1954
1343It May Sound Silly
1344I'll Never Leave You Baby
1345It's A Doggone Crying Shame
1346I Got To Learn To Do The Mambo
Ivory Joe Hunter (vocals) and others
NYC, March 26, 1955
1462That's Why
1463Heaven Came Down To Earth
1464I Need You
1465I Want Somebody
Ivory Joe Hunter (piano, vocals) and others
NYC, November 19, 1955
1697That's Why I Dream
1698I Need You By My Side
1699You Mean Everything To Me
1700A Tear Fell
Ivory Joe Hunter (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ray Ellis (director)
NYC, September 5, 1956
2082Since I Met You Baby
2083You Can't Stop Those Rolling And Rockin'

8009   The Clovers

Bill Harris (guitar) John Bailey (lead vocals) Matthew McQuater (tenor vocals) Harold Lucas (baritone vocals) Harold Winley (bass vocals)
NYC, February 22, 1951
590Don't You Know I Love You
Willis Jackson (tenor saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) Connie Kay (drums) The Clovers (doo wop group) and others
NYC, December 19, 1951
753In The Middle Of The Night
The Clovers (doo wop group)
NYC, March 18, 1952
821I Played The Fool
822Ting-A-Ling
Bill Harris (guitar) John Bailey (lead vocals) Matthew McQuater (tenor vocals) Harold Lucas (baritone vocals) Harold Winley (bass vocals)
NYC, August 7, 1952
872Crawlin'
873Yes, It's You
874Hey, Miss Fannie
The Clovers (doo wop group)
NYC, April 8, 1953
1041Here Goes A Fool
same personnel
NYC, September 24, 1953
1122Lovey Dovey
1123I Got My Eyes On You
1124Little Mama
same personnel
NYC, December 16, 1954
1402Blue Velvet
same personnel
NYC, November 11, 1955
1689Devil Or Angel
same personnel
NYC, March 29, 1956
1940Love, Love, Love
** reissue of Atlantic LP 1248.

8010   Various Artists - Rock And Roll Forever

Willis Jackson (tenor saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) Connie Kay (drums) The Clovers (doo wop group) and others
NYC, December 19, 1951
755One Mint Julep
unknown (trumpet) Willis Jackson (tenor saxophone) 2 unknown (saxophones) Harry Van Walls (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, February 13, 1952
8045-10-15 Hours
Taft Jordan (trumpet) unknown (saxophones) unknown (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, December 19, 1952
960Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean
Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) possibly Bill Harris (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Charlie White (lead vocals) Matthew McQuater (tenor vocals) Harold Lucas (baritone vocals) Harold Winley (bass vocals)
NYC, March 4, 1953
1017Good Lovin'
Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1953
1065It Should Have Been Me
Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Jesse Stone (piano) Walter Adams, Mickey Baker (guitar) unknown (bass, drums) Clyde McPhatter (lead tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (baritone vocals) Willie Ferbee (bass vocals)
NYC, August 9, 1953
1105Money Honey
unknown (tenor saxophone, vibraphone, piano, bass, drums) Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Clyde McPhatter (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
NYC, February 4, 1954
1203Honey Love
unknown (trumpet) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Jesse Stone (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, February 15, 1954
1209Shake, Rattle And Roll
Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) The Gliders (vocal group)
NYC, October 20, 1954
1334Tweedlee Dee
Joe Bridgewater, Charles Whitley (trumpet) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) David Newman (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Wesley Jackson (guitar) Jimmy Bell (bass) Glenn Brooks (drums)
Atlanta, GA, November 18, 1954
1383I've Got A Woman
unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) Jesse Stone (piano, director) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) probably Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, January 28, 1955
1426Hide And Seek
1427Flip, Flop And Fly
Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, February 20, 1955
1433Bop-Ting-A-Ling
Andrew "Goon" Gardner (alto saxophone) Eddie Chamblee (tenor saxophone) McKinley Easton (baritone saxophone) John Young (piano) T-Bone Walker (guitar, vocals) Ransom Knowling (bass) Leroy Jackson (drums)
Chicago, IL, April 21, 1955
1520T-Bone Shuffle
** reissue of Atlantic LP 1239.

8011   Ray Ventura And His Orchestra

Ray Ventura (leader) and others
Paris, France, 1956
4509Chanson Pour L'auvergnat
4510Je Me Suis Fait Tout Petit
4511Les Croquants
4512Marinette
4513La Marine
4514La Premiere Fille
4515La Cane De Jeanne
4516La Chasse Aux Papillons
4517La Priere
4518Une Lolie Fluer
4519Colombine
4520Les Sabots D'helene
4521Le Parapluie

8012   Mac-Kac And His French Rock And Roll

Baptiste " Mac-Kac" Reilles (vocals) and others
Paris, France, 1956
4522J'vais M'en J'ter Derriere La Cravate
4523T'es Pas Tombe Sur La Tete
4524Qu'est-Ce Que T'as Mon Vieux
4525Le Rouquin Rale
4526J'en Ai Assez
4527T'es Partie En Socquettes
4528Moi J'suis Dans Le Coup
4529Great Big Bulding Eyes
4530J'ai Jete Ma Clef Dans Un Tonneau De Goudron
4531J'tuerai L'voyou Qui A Bu Tout Mon Vin De Messe
4532Et La-Bas
4533Rock, Rock

8013   Various Artists - Dance The Rock And Roll

Red Prysock (tenor saxophone, vocals) Jimmy Saunders (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Ike Isaacs (bass) Jerry Potter (drums)
NYC, August 1, 1948
136Midnight Special
Joe Morris (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Bill McLemore (baritone saxophone) Elmo Hope (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Apex Studios, NYC, September 19, 1948
141Wow! (Ghee)
same personnel
Apex Studios, NYC, December 22, 1948
166Weasel Walk
Frank Culley, and others
NYC, September, 1949
299Hop' N' Twist
Frank Culley (tenor saxophone) Van Walls (piano) Arlene Talley (vocals) and others
NYC, August 12, 1950
505Gone After Hours (After Hours Session, No. 2, Part 1)
unknown (trumpet) unknown (trombone) Willis Jackson (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano, bass, drums) Gladys Bruce (vocals)
NYC, May 23, 1952
843Rock, Rock, Rock
844Gator's Groove
Jesse Stone (vocals) and others
NYC, June 24, 1955
1583 | A7Hey Tiger
1585 | A9Barrelhouse

8014   Chris Connor - I Miss You So

Chris Connor (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ray Ellis (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 15, 1956
1878Go 'Way From My Window
1879Past The Age Of Innocence
1880Speak Low
1881My Ideal
same personnel
NYC, July 28, 1956
2063My Heart Is So Full Of You
2064I Miss You So
2065Radar Blues
same personnel
NYC, October 16, 1956
2158Time Out For Tears
2159Trust In Me
2160Mixed Emotions
2161I Love You Yes I Do
Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Eddie Bert (trombone) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Stan Free (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Chris Connor (vocals) Ray Ellis (arranger)
NYC, April 24, 1957
2485They All Laughed

8015   Ivory Joe Hunter - Ivory Joe Sings The Old And New

Ivory Joe Hunter (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ray Ellis (director)
NYC, September 5, 1956
2084All My Life
2085To Lose You
Ivory Joe Hunter (vocals) Elise Bretton, J. Leyden, Robert Miller, Marcia Neil, Ralph Nyland, Myriam Workman (backing vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ray Ellis (director)
NYC, May 24, 1957
2585Worried Mind
2586I Could Fall In Love With You
2587I Didn't Mean To Be Mean
2588Moonlight And Roses
2589I'll Be Faithful
2590Where Are You
Dick Hyman (organ) Al Caiola, Billy Mure (guitar) Hayward Cheeks (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) Ivory Joe Hunter (vocals) Elise Bretton, Glenn Cross, Carter Farris, Bob Harter, Audrey Marsh, Trudy Martin, Ralph Nyland (backing vocals) Ray Ellis (director)
2591I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen
2592There Goes My Heart
2593One More Memory
Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, Frank Saracco (trombone) Leon Cohen (alto saxophone) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Moe Wechsler (piano) Allen Hanlon, Billy Mure (guitar) Hayward Cheeks (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) Ivory Joe Hunter (vocals) Ray Ellis (director)
NYC, June 20, 1957
2648If You Were Only Here
2652Someone

8016   Cy Walter Plays Gershwin Classics

Cy Walter (piano)
NYC, March 26, 1957
2510He Loves And She Loves
2511Clap Yo' Hands
2512'S Wonderful
same personnel
NYC, March 29, 1957
2513How Long Has This Been Going On
2514Let's Kiss And Make Up
same personnel
NYC, April 3, 1957
2515Funny Face
same personnel
NYC, June 27, 1957
2646Who Could Ask For Anything More
same personnel
NYC, June 30, 1957
2658Of Thee I Sing
2659Because, Because
same personnel
NYC, July 25, 1957
2671Who Cares (So Long As You Care For Me)
2672Hello Good Morning
same personnel
NYC, August 9, 1957
2704Love Is Sweeping The Country
2705Mine All Mine
What Am I Gonna Do

8017   Betty Johnson

Betty Johnson (vocals) and others
1958
4454I Dreamed
4455The Touch
4456I'm Beginning To Wonder
4457I Gave My Love A Cherry
4458For Sentimental Reasons
4459Little White Lies
44601492
4461Please Tell Me Why
4462Grandfather's Clock
4463I Get The Blues When It Rains
4464My Jack Of Diamonds
4465I'll Wait

8018   Chuck Willis - The King Of The Stroll

2 unknown (alto saxophone) Gene Barge (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano) Roy Gaines (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Chuck Willis (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, April 13, 1956
1947There's Got To Be A Way
1948It's Too Late
1949My Life
1950Kansas City Women
unknown (alto saxophone) Gene Barge (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) Eddie McMullen (Hawaiian guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Chuck Willis (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, August 30, 1956
2079-1Juanita
2080-2Watcha Gonna Do When Your Baby Leaves You
2081Ease The Pain
James Harris (trumpet) Gene Barge, Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Phil Kraus (marimba) unknown (piano) Al Caiola, Roy Gaines (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Chuck Willis (vocals) Elise Bretton, Robert Miller, Marcia Nell, Myriam Workman (backing vocals) Jesse Stone (conductor)
NYC, January 31, 1957
2311C.C. Rider (See See Rider)
James Harris, Jimmy Nottingham (trumpet) Frank Saracco (trombone) Romeo Penque (alto saxophone) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Howard Biggs (piano) Al Caiola, Allen Hanlon (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Chuck Willis (vocals)
NYC, April 11, 1957
2431The Train Has Gone
2433Love Me Cherry
King Curtis (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) Harry Breuer (xylophone) Mike Stoller (piano) Kenny Burrell, Al Caiola (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) Chuck Willis (vocals, guitar) Elise Bretton, Carter Farris, Bob Harter, Marcia Nell, Rudy Williams, Myriam Workman (backing vocals)
NYC, October 30, 1957
2795Betty And Dupree
2796My Cryin' Eyes
2797Thunder And Lightning

8019   Champion Jack Dupree - Blues From The Gutter

Pete Brown (alto saxophone) Champion Jack Dupree (piano, vocals) Ennis Lowery (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
NYC, February 4, 1958
2952Strollin'
2954T.B. Blues
2956Junker's Blues
2957Goin' Down Slow
2958Can't Kick The Habit
2959Bad Blood
2960Nasty Boogie Woogie
2961Stack-O-Lee
2963Evil Woman
2964Frankie And Johnny
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8019.

8020   T-Bone Walker - T-Bone Blues

Andrew "Goon" Gardner (alto saxophone) Eddie Chamblee (tenor saxophone) McKinley Easton (baritone saxophone) John Young (piano) T-Bone Walker (guitar, vocals) Ransom Knowling (bass) Leroy Jackson (drums)
Chicago, IL, April 21, 1955
1517Papa Ain't Salty
1520T-Bone Shuffle
Junior Wells (harmonica) "Jimmy Rogers" (guitar) T-Bone Walker (guitar, vocals) Willie Dixon (bass) Francey Clay (drums)
1521Play On Little Girl
Lloyd Glenn (piano) T-Bone Walker (guitar, vocals) Billy Hadnott (bass) Otis Lee Bradley (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 14, 1956
2314 | 2272Mean Old World
2316 | 2274T-Bone Blues
2317 | 2275Stormy Monday Blues
2318 | 2276Blues For Marili
2319 | 2277Shufflin' The Blues
Plas Johnson (tenor saxophone) Ray Johnson (piano) Barney Kessel, R.S. Rankin (guitar) T-Bone Walker (guitar, vocals) Joe Comfort (bass) Earl Palmer (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1957
2902Evenin'
2904Two Bones And A Pick
290712 Bar Blues (Blues Rock) (instrumental)
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8256.

8021   Various Artists - Rock And Roll Forever, Vol. 2

unknown (2 trumpet, tenor,baritone saxophone, piano, guitar, bass, drums, vocal group) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, September 25, 1956
2123Lucky Lips
Romeo Penque (alto saxophone) Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone) Wild Bill Davis (organ) Al Caiola, Billy Mure (guitar) Hayward Cheeks (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) Phil Kraus (percussion) Ivory Joe Hunter (vocals) Elise Bretton, Artie Malvin, Robert Miller, Marcia Weil, Myriam Workman (backing vocals) Ray Ellis (director)
NYC, January 24, 1957
2303Empty Arms
Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Budd Johnson (baritone saxophone) Phil Kraus (xylophone) Dick Hyman (piano) Al Caiola (banjo) George Barnes (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) 6 unknown (vocal group) Quincy Jones (arranger, director)
NYC, February 9, 1957
2339Learning To Love
Emma Pought (lead tenor vocals) Laura Webb (tenor vocals) Reather Dixon (lead baritone vocals) Helen Gathers (alto vocals) Jannie Pought (soplano vocals)
NYC, February 28, 1957
2521Mr. Lee
Joe Bridgewater, Ricky Harper (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) William Peeples (drums) Mary Ann Fisher (vocals) The Raelets (vocal group)
NYC, May 28, 1957
2706Swanee River Rock
The Clovers (doo wop group)
NYC, July 26, 1957
2673Wishing For Your Love
Jerome Richardson (alto saxophone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Mike Stoller (piano) Allen Hanlon, Mundell Lowe (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group) Jesse Stone (arranger)
NYC, October 2, 1957
2803Wee Baby Blues
King Curtis (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Sammy Price (piano) George Barnes, Al Caiola (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) Chuck Willis (vocals, guitar) The Cues (vocal group) Reggie Obrecht (director)
NYC, February 14, 1958
2978What Am I Living For
Marcus Belgrave, Lee Harper (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Richie Goldberg (drums) The Raelets (vocal group)
NYC, February 20, 1958
2968Yes Indeed
Clyde McPhatter (vocals) Howie Biggs, and others
NYC, February 26, 1958
2981Come What May
Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Bobby Hendricks (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Jimmy Millender (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals) and others
NYC, April 28, 1958
3053Moonlight Bay

8022   The Drifters - Rockin' And Driftin'

Buddy Lucas (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone, piano, bass, drums) Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Bobby Hendricks (lead tenor vocals) Johnny Moore, Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, September 19, 1955
1664Adorable
1665Your Promise To Be Mine
1666Ruby Baby
1667Steamboat
1668Drifting Away From You
unknown (tenor saxophone, piano, bass, drums) Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Johnny Moore (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
NYC, June 21, 1956
2046Soldier Of Fortune
2048I Gotta Get Myself A Woman
Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Johnny Moore (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Charlie Hughes (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals)
NYC, November 8, 1956
2184It Was A Tear
2185Fools Fall In Love
add unknown (tenor saxophone, piano, bass, drums)
NYC, April 16, 1957
2374Yodee Yakee
2375I Know
2376Hypnotized
Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Bobby Hendricks (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Jimmy Millender (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals) and others
NYC, April 28, 1958
3051Drip Drop
3053Moonlight Bay

8023   Joe Turner - Rockin' The Blues

Joe Morris (trumpet) William Burchett, Salvadore Davis (trombone) Arleem Kareem (alto saxophone) Freddie Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) Shebs Hobbs (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, September 23, 1952
906Still In Love (With You)
Sonny Cohn (trumpet) Harlan "Booby" Floyd or John Avant (trombone) Grady Jackson, Joe Tillman (tenor saxophone) McKinley Easton (baritone saxophone) Johnnie Jones (piano) Elmore James (electric guitar, electric slide guitar) Jimmy Richardson (bass) Red Saunders (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
Chicago, IL, October 7, 1953
1128TV Mama
John Girard (trumpet) Worthia Thomas (trombone) Gus Fontenette, Joe Tillman, Alvin "Red" Tyler (saxophones) Edward Frank (piano) Lloyd Lambert (bass) Oscar Moore (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
New Orleans, LA, December 3, 1953
1220You Know I Love You
unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) Jesse Stone (piano, director) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) probably Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, January 28, 1955
1424Morning, Noon And Night
Jimmy Nottingham, Dick Vance (trumpet) Earl Warren (alto saxophone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Ernie Hayes (piano) George Barnes, Billy Mure (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) The Cookies (doo wop group)
NYC, February 24, 1956
1885Lipstick, Powder And Paint
unknown (brass) unknown (saxophones) unknown (piano, organ, guitar, bass, drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, November 20, 1956
2219After Awhile
2221Red Sails In The Sunset
Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Mel Wanzo (trombone) Choker Campbell (tenor saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) possibly David "Chick" Booth (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, May 13, 1957
2533Trouble In Mind
2535World Of Trouble
2536Love Roller Coaster
2537I Need A Girl
Jerome Richardson (alto saxophone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Mike Stoller (piano) Allen Hanlon, Mundell Lowe (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group) Jesse Stone (arranger)
NYC, October 2, 1957
2802Teenage Letter
Hilton Jefferson (alto saxophone) King Curtis (tenor saxophone) Michael Chimes (harmonica) probably Howard Biggs (piano) George Barnes, Billy Mure (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, January 22, 1958
2930(We're Gonna) Jump For Joy
2931Blues In The Night

8024   Clyde McPhatter - Love Ballads

Sam Taylor, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) possibly Jesse Stone (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) unknown (bass, drums) Clyde McPhatter (lead tenor vocals) William "Chick" Anderson, David Baughn (tenor vocals) David Baldwin (tenor vocals, guitar) James Johnson (bass vocals)
NYC, June 28, 1953
1087Lucille
Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) Mickey Baker, Jimmy Oliver (guitar) unknown (bass, drums) Clyde McPhatter (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
NYC, November 12, 1953
1154Bip Bam
Ruth Brown, Clyde McPhatter (vocals) and others
NYC, August 29, 1955
1652I Gotta Have You
1653Love Has Joined Us Together
omit Brown
NYC, March 4, 1956
1904When You're Sincere
add Joe Harris (drums)
NYC, October 10, 1956
2156Heartaches
2157Rock And Cry
Clyde McPhatter (vocals) unidentified orchestra and chorus, Ray Ellis (director)
NYC, February 13, 1957
2342Just To Hold My Hand
2343You'll Be There
2344No Matter What
Clyde McPhatter (vocals) and others
NYC, June 30, 1957
2657Long, Lonely Nights
same personnel
NYC, September 4, 1957
2724No Love Like Her Love
2725That's Enough For Me
add Howie Biggs
NYC, February 26, 1958
2981Come What May

8025   Ray Charles - Yes Indeed

unknown (trumpet) unknown (saxophones) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, September 11, 1952
890The Sun's Gonna Shine Again
Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1953
1067Heartbreaker
Joe Bridgewater, Charles Whitley (trumpet) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) David Newman (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Wesley Jackson (guitar) Jimmy Bell (bass) Glenn Brooks (drums)
Atlanta, GA, November 18, 1954
1382Black Jack
Joe Bridgewater, Joshua Willis (trumpet) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Paul West (bass) Panama Francis (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1955
1770What Could I Do Without You
Joe Bridgewater, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums) The Cookies (doo wop group)
NYC, May 16, 1956
1998Lovely Avenue
1999I Want To Know
2000Leave My Woman Alone
omit The Cookies
NYC, November 27, 1956
2231It's All Right
2233Get On The Right Track, Baby
Joe Bridgewater, Ricky Harper (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) William Peeples (drums) Mary Ann Fisher (vocals) The Raelets (vocal group)
NYC, May 26, 1957
2710I Want A Little Girl
same personnel
NYC, May 28, 1957
2706Swanee River Rock
2708Talkin' 'Bout You
Marcus Belgrave, Lee Harper (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Richie Goldberg (drums) The Raelets (vocal group)
NYC, February 20, 1958
2968Yes Indeed
2969I Had A Dream

8026   Ruth Brown - Miss Rhythm

Ed "Tiger" Lewis (trumpet) Richard Harris (trombone) Arnett Cobb (tenor saxophone) Sylvester Thomas (baritone saxophone) Bu Pleasant (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Benny Moten (bass) Noruddin Zafer (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) The Rhythmakers (vocal group)
NYC, May 7, 1954
1276Somebody Touched Me
unknown (trumpet) unknown (trombone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano, guitar, bass, drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) The Rhythmakers (vocal group)
NYC, March 1, 1955
1440I Can See Everybody's Baby
unknown (2 trumpet, tenor,baritone saxophone, piano, guitar, bass, drums, vocal group) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, September 25, 1956
2124When I Get You Baby
2126One More Time
Jimmy Mitchell (alto saxophone) Lee Anderson (piano) Al Caiola, Allen Hanlon (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) Jerry Duane, Bob Harter, Artie Malvin, Robert Miller (choir)
NYC, April 15, 1957
2546Show Me
2548I Hope We Meet
Jerome Richardson (alto saxophone) Dick Hyman (piano) Al Caiola, Allen Hanlon, Mundell Lowe (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) Bill Marine, Robert Miller, Ralph Nyland, Maeretha Stewart (choir)
NYC, December 5, 1957
2858Just Too Much
2859Book Of Lies
Steve Lipkins, Joe Wilder (trumpet) King Curtis (tenor saxophone) Mike Stoller (piano) Mickey Baker, Charles Macey (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, July 30, 1958
3105This Little Girl's Gone Rocking
3106Why Me
Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) King Curtis, Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Mike Stoller (piano) Al Caiola (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, March 7, 1959
3400-2I Can't Hear A Word You Say
3403-1Jack O'Diamonds

8027   Betty Johnson - The Song You Heard When You Fell In Love

Betty Johnson (vocals) and others
NYC, April 14, 1958
3049Dream
same personnel
NYC, July 1, 1958
3095Red Sails In The Sunset
same personnel
NYC, August 1, 1958
3111Together
3112Once In A While
3113The Very Thought Of You
3114Dancing In The Dark
3115Goodnight Sweetheart
3116I Don't Know Why
same personnel
1958
4453The Song You Heard When You Fell In Love
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8027.

8028   The Fabulous Guitar Of Luiz Bonfa - Amor!

Don Elliott (mellophone, vibraphone, triangle) Ralph Freundlich (flute) Luiz Bonfa (guitar) Tommy Lopez (bongos, conga drums)
NYC, November 8, 1957
2818Indian Dance
2819Blue Madrid
2820Bagpipes
2822Arabesque
2823Carnival
same personnel
NYC, April 4, 1958
3023Nelly
3024Brasilia
3025Old Times (Velhas Tempos)
3026Preludio
3027Lonely Lament
Luiz Bonfa (guitar)
NYC, April 18, 1958
3028Island Of Trinidad
3029George Back In Town
Don Elliott (mellophone, vibraphone, triangle) Ralph Freundlich (flute) Luiz Bonfa (guitar) Tommy Lopez (bongos, conga drums)
NYC, circa June 25, 1958???
3084Yesterdays
3085I'll Remember April
3086Marajo
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8028.

8029   Ray Charles - What'd I Say

unknown (trumpet) unknown (saxophones) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, September 11, 1952
891Roll With Me Baby
893Jumpin' In The Mornin'
Joe Bridgewater, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums)
NYC, November 27, 1956
2234Rockhouse, Part 1
2235Rockhouse, Part 2
Joe Bridgewater, Ricky Harper (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) William Peeples (drums) Mary Ann Fisher (vocals) The Raelets (vocal group)
NYC, May 26, 1957
2707That's Enough
same personnel
NYC, May 28, 1957
2709What Kind Of Man Are You
Marcus Belgrave, Lee Harper (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Richie Goldberg (drums) The Raelets (vocal group)
NYC, February 20, 1958
2970You Be My Baby
2971Tell All The World About You
2972My Bonnie
Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor saxophone) Bennie Crawford (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, organ, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming (drums)
NYC, October 28, 1958
3196Tell Me How Do You Feel
David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Bennie Crawford (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Milt Turner (drums) and others
NYC, February 18, 1959
3263What'd I Say, Part 1
3264What'd I Say, Part 2

8030   LaVern Baker - Blues Ballads

Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Budd Johnson (baritone saxophone) Phil Kraus (xylophone) Dick Hyman (piano) Al Caiola (banjo) George Barnes (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) 6 unknown (vocal group) Quincy Jones (arranger, director)
NYC, February 9, 1957
2340Humpty Dumpty Heart
John Anderson, Harry Edison (trumpet) Billy Johnson (alto saxophone) Plas Johnson (tenor saxophone) Ernie Freeman (piano, arranger, director) Irving Ashby (guitar) Joe Comfort (bass) Ray Martinez (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, March 15, 1957
2366Love Me Right
Taft Jordan (trumpet) Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone) Moe Wechsler (piano) Allen Hanlon, Charles Macey (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Robert Bollinger, Elise Bretton, James Bryer, Trudy Martin, Marjorie Miller, Gene Steck (choir) Billy Mure (arranger, director)
NYC, August 28, 1957
2741St. Louis Blues
Taft Jordan, Melvin "Red" Solomon (trumpet) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Harry Breuer (xylophone) Mike Stoller, Moe Wechsler (piano) Allen Hanlon (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group) Howard Biggs (arranger, director)
NYC, December 18, 1957
2884Whipper Snapper
2885It's So Fine
2886Why, Baby, Why
Urbie Green (trombone) Leon Cohen (alto saxophone) King Curtis (tenor saxophone) unknown (vibraphone) Ernie Hayes (piano) Everett Barksdale, Al Caiola (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Panama Francis (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Bill Marine, Marcia Neil, Jerry Parker, Mike Stewart (choir) Reggie Obrecht (arranger, director)
NYC, September 11, 1958
3131Dix-A-Billy
3132I Cried A Tear
King Curtis (tenor saxophone) Ernie Hayes (piano) Everett Barksdale, Billy Mure (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Belton Evans (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group) Phil Moore (arranger, director)
NYC, December 18, 1958
3248You're Teasing Me
Budd Johnson (alto saxophone) King Curtis (tenor saxophone) Phil Kraus (xylophone) Howard Biggs (piano) Mickey Baker, Wally Richardson, Neil Sedaka (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Sticks Evans (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Elise Bretton, Gene Cowell, Leon Hurst, Marylin Palmer, Maria-Neil Patterson, Gene Steck, Dick Williams (choir) Chuck Sagle (arranger, director)
NYC, March 12, 1959
3410-2I Waited Too Long
2 unknown (trumpet) Budd Johnson (tenor,baritone saxophone) unknown (piano) Mickey Baker, Bill Suyker (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sticks Evans (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group) Chuck Sagle (arranger, director)
NYC, May 14, 1959
3586-2So High, So Low
3588-2If You Love Me

8031   Clyde McPhatter - Clyde

Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Jesse Stone (piano) Walter Adams, Mickey Baker (guitar) unknown (bass, drums) Clyde McPhatter (lead tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (baritone vocals) Willie Ferbee (bass vocals)
NYC, August 9, 1953
1104The Way I Feel
1106Gone
unknown (tenor saxophone, piano, bass, drums) Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Clyde McPhatter (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Charlie Hughes (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
NYC, March 14, 1954
1231Try, Try, Baby
Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) replaces Hughes
NYC, October 24, 1954
1339Everyone's Laughing
1341Hot Ziggety
Clyde McPhatter (vocals) and others
NYC, July 26, 1956
2060I'm Lonely Tonight
add Joe Harris (drums)
NYC, October 10, 1956
2154My Island Of Dreams
Clyde McPhatter (vocals) Howie Biggs, and others
NYC, February 26, 1958
2984Let Me Know
omit Biggs
NYC, August 7, 1958
3117A Lover's Question
3118I Can't Stand Up Alone
3119Lovey Dovey
same personnel
NYC, February 27, 1959
3373Since You've Been Gone

8032   Chris Connor - Witchcraft

Bernie Glow, Jimmy Nottingham, Bernie Privin, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Bob Alexander, Mort Bullman, Frank Rehak, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) George Berg, Phil Bodner, Al Klink, Romeo Penque, Jerry Sanfino (reeds) Hank Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sol Gubin, Don Lamond (drums) Bobby Rosengarden (bongos) Phil Kraus (percussion) Chris Connor (vocals) Richard Wess (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 14, 1959
3763Witchcraft
3764I Hear The Music Now
3765Like A Woman
3766You Don't Know What Love Is
Bernie Glow, Bernie Privin, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Bob Alexander, Bob Ascher, Mort Bullman, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Hymie Schertzer (alto saxophone) George Berg, Phil Bodner, Romeo Penque, Jerry Sanfino (reeds) Hank Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Chris Connor (vocals) Richard Wess (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 21, 1959
3773Just In Time
3774Come Rain Or Come Shine
3775I'll Never Be Free
3776How Little We Know
Jim Buffington, Fred Klein (French horn) George Berg (flute, alto saxophone) Phil Bodner (flute, tenor saxophone) Tony Bambino, Linda Barnett, Max Cahn, Mac Ceppos, Arnold Eidus, Felix Giglio, Harry Katzman, Leo Kruczek, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, David Montagu, Gene Orloff (violin) Henry Pakaln, Isadore Zir (viola) Maurice Brown, Sidney Edwards (cello) Sol Gubin (vibraphone, bells) Hank Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Chris Connor (vocals) Richard Wess (arranger, conductor)
NYC, October 5, 1959
3817The Lady Sings The Blues
3818Skyscraper Blues
3819Baltimore Oriole
3820When Sunny Gets Blue
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8032.

8033   Joe Turner - Big Joe Is Here

unknown (brass) unknown (tenor saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, April 19, 1951
600The Chill Is On
601After My Laughter Came Tears
602Bump Miss Susie
Taft Jordan (trumpet) Budd Johnson (alto saxophone) Freddie Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Arleem Kareem (baritone saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) Rector Bailey (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, January 20, 1952
786-?I'll Never Stop Loving You (alt. take)
789Don't You Cry
790Poor Lover's Blues
Joe Morris (trumpet) William Burchett, Salvadore Davis (trombone) Arleem Kareem (alto saxophone) Freddie Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) Shebs Hobbs (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, September 23, 1952
907Baby I Still Want You
Sonny Cohn (trumpet) Harlan "Booby" Floyd or John Avant (trombone) Grady Jackson, Joe Tillman (tenor saxophone) McKinley Easton (baritone saxophone) Johnnie Jones (piano) Elmore James (electric guitar, electric slide guitar) Jimmy Richardson (bass) Red Saunders (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
Chicago, IL, October 7, 1953
1126Ti-Ri-Lee
John Girard (trumpet) Worthia Thomas (trombone) Gus Fontenette, Joe Tillman, Alvin "Red" Tyler (saxophones) Edward Frank (piano) Lloyd Lambert (bass) Oscar Moore (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
New Orleans, LA, December 3, 1953
1225Married Woman
1226Midnight Cannonball
Jimmy Nottingham, Dick Vance (trumpet) Earl Warren (alto saxophone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Ernie Hayes (piano) George Barnes, Billy Mure (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) The Cookies (doo wop group)
NYC, February 24, 1956
1886Rock Awhile
Jerome Richardson (alto saxophone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Mike Stoller (piano) Allen Hanlon, Mundell Lowe (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group) Jesse Stone (arranger)
NYC, October 2, 1957
2803Wee Baby Blues

8034   The Clovers' Dance Party

Bill Harris (guitar) John Bailey (lead vocals) Matthew McQuater (tenor vocals) Harold Lucas (baritone vocals) Harold Winley (bass vocals)
NYC, July 12, 1951
626Fool, Fool, Fool
possibly Willis Jackson (tenor saxophone) Bill Harris (guitar) Billy Mitchell (lead vocals) Matthew McQuater (tenor vocals) Harold Lucas (baritone vocals) Harold Winley (bass vocals)
NYC, April 16, 1954
1263In The Morning Time
The Clovers (doo wop group)
NYC, December 16, 1954
1403Love Bug
same personnel
NYC, April 7, 1955
1480If I Could Be Loved By You
1482Nip Sip
same personnel
NYC, March 29, 1956
1939Your Tender Lips
same personnel
NYC, circa April 16, 1957???
2378So Young
2380If I Love You So
same personnel
NYC, July 26, 1957
2673Wishing For Your Love
2674Down In The Alley
2675All About You
2676There's No Tomorrow

8035   Mickey Baker - The Wildest Guitar

Herman Foster (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Everett Barksdale (bass guitar) Belton Evans (drums)
NYC, April 23, 1959
3450-1Third Man Theme
3451-1Baia
3452Chloe
3453Milk Train
Herman Foster (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Everett Barksdale (bass guitar) Samie "Sticks" Evans (drums)
NYC, June 4, 1959
3520Night And Day
3521Old Devil Moon
3522Midnight, Midnight
3522AWhistle Stop
same personnel
NYC, June 25, 1959
3593Baker's Dozen
3594Gloomy Sunday
3595Lullaby Of The Leaves
3596Autumn Leaves
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8035.

8036   Precious Memories LaVern Baker Sings Gospel

Bill Suyker (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Sticks Evans (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Alex Bradford Singers (vocal group) Reggie Obrecht (director)
NYC, June 4, 1959
3527Precious Memories
3528Just A Closer Walk With Thee
3529Carrying The Cross For My Boss
3530Precious Lord
3531Everytime I Feel The Spirit
3532Without A God
3533Didn't It Rain
Belton Evans (drums) replaces Sticks Evans
NYC, June 5, 1959
3535In The Upper Room
3536Touch Me Lord Jesus
3537Somebody Touched Me
3538Too Close
3539Journey To The Sky
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8036.

8037   Various Artists - The Rockin' Fifties

2 unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto saxophone) Willis Jackson (tenor saxophone) probably Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano, guitar, bass, drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, September, 1950
514Teardrops From My Eyes
unknown (brass) unknown (tenor saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, April 19, 1951
603Chains Of Love
Willis Jackson (tenor saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) Connie Kay (drums) The Clovers (doo wop group) and others
NYC, December 19, 1951
755One Mint Julep
Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Jesse Stone (piano) Walter Adams, Mickey Baker (guitar) unknown (bass, drums) Clyde McPhatter (lead tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (baritone vocals) Willie Ferbee (bass vocals)
NYC, August 9, 1953
1105Money Honey
unknown (trumpet) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Jesse Stone (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, February 15, 1954
1209Shake, Rattle And Roll
Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) The Gliders (vocal group)
NYC, October 20, 1954
1334Tweedlee Dee
Joe Bridgewater, Charles Whitley (trumpet) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) David Newman (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Wesley Jackson (guitar) Jimmy Bell (bass) Glenn Brooks (drums)
Atlanta, GA, November 18, 1954
1383I've Got A Woman
Ivory Joe Hunter (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ray Ellis (director)
NYC, September 5, 1956
2082Since I Met You Baby
Emma Pought (lead tenor vocals) Laura Webb (tenor vocals) Reather Dixon (lead baritone vocals) Helen Gathers (alto vocals) Jannie Pought (soplano vocals)
NYC, February 28, 1957
2521Mr. Lee
King Curtis (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Sammy Price (piano) George Barnes, Al Caiola (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) Chuck Willis (vocals, guitar) The Cues (vocal group) Reggie Obrecht (director)
NYC, February 14, 1958
2978What Am I Living For

8038   Lonnie Donegan - Skiffle Folk Music

Lonnie Donegan (guitar, banjo, vocals) and others
London, England, October 27, 1959
4030Fancy Talking Tinker
4031Miss Otis Regrets
4032Gloryland
4033Jimmie Brown, The Newsboy
4034Mr. Froggy
4035Take This Hammer
4036The Gold Rush Is Over
4037You Pass Me By
4038Talking Guitar Blues
4039John Hardy
4040The House Of The Rising Sun
4041San Miguel
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8038.

8039   Ray Charles In Person

Marcus Belgrave, Lee Harper (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Hank Crawford (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, alto saxophone, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Richie Goldberg (drums) Marjorie Hendricks (vocals) The Raelets (vocal group)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 5, 1958
4309Yes Indeed
Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Bennie Crawford (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming (drums) Marjorie Hendricks (vocals) The Raelets (vocal group)
Atlanta, GA, May 28, 1959
4370The Right Time
4371What'd I Say
4372The Spirit Feel
4373Frenesi
4374Drown In My Own Tears
4375Tell The Truth

8040   Chris Connor - Chris In Person

Bill Rubenstein (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Eddie De Haas (bass) Lex Humphries (drums) Chris Connor (vocals)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, September 13, 1959
3447Strike Up The Band
3448Misty
3449Senor Blues
3450Lover Come Back To Me
3451All About Ronnie
3452Hallelujah I Love Him So
3453Poor Little Rich Girl
3454'Round Midnight
3458Fine And Dandy
3459Don't Worry 'Bout Me
3460It Don't Mean A Thing
3461Chinatown, My Chinatown
3462Angel Eyes
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8040.

8041   The Drifters' Greatest Hits

unknown (tenor saxophone, piano, bass, drums) Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Johnny Moore (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
NYC, June 21, 1956
2047Honky Tonky
2049Sadie My Lady
unknown (tenor saxophone, piano, bass, drums) Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Johnny Moore (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Charlie Hughes (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals)
NYC, April 16, 1957
2377Souvenirs
Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Bobby Hendricks (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Jimmy Millender (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals) and others
NYC, April 28, 1958
3052-1Suddenly There's A Valley
Reggie Kimber (guitar) Ben E. King as Earl Nelson (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Elsbeary Hobbs (bass vocals)
NYC, March 6, 1959
3396-3Hey Senorita
3397There Goes My Baby
3398Baltimore
3399-2Oh My Love
Billy Davis (guitar) Johnny Williams (lead tenor vocals -1) Ben E. King (lead tenor vocals -2) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Elsbeary Hobbs (bass vocals)
NYC, July 9, 1959
1. 3726True Love, True Love
2. 3727Dance With Me
Billy Davis (guitar) Ben E. King as Benjamin Nelson (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas, Johnny Williams (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Elsbeary Hobbs (bass vocals)
NYC, December 23, 1959
3984This Magic Moment
3985-2Lonely Winds

8042   The Tarriers - Tell The World About This

The Tarriers (folk group)
NYC, June 6, 1960
4580This Train
4582Red Apple Juice
4583Bile Them Cabbage Down
same personnel
NYC, June 8, 1960
4591You Can Tell The World
4592John Hardy
4594Little Maggie
4595All The Good Times
same personnel
NYC, June 9, 1960
4599Bald-Headed Woman
4600Jordan's River
4601Angels Watching Over Me
same personnel
NYC, June 13, 1960
4603Dark As A Dungeon
same personnel
NYC, June 30, 1960
4676Take This Hammer
4677Lonesome Traveler
4678Seven Daffodils
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8042.

8043   The Zeniths - Makin' The Scene

Joe Cabot, Bernie Glow, Jimmy Nottingham, Bernie Privin (trumpet) Bob Alexander, Eddie Bert, Tyree Glenn (trombone) Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Jerry Sanfino (saxophones) Hank Jones (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) The Zeniths (vocal group) Stan Applebaum (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 4, 1960
4327Roll 'Em Pete
4328Mack The Knife
4329My Funny Valentine
John Bello, Mel Davis, Taft Jordan, Clark Terry (trumpet) Bob Ascher, Tyree Glenn, Sandy Russo (trombone) Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Jerry Sanfino (saxophones) Jimmy Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) unknown (drums) The Zeniths (vocal group) Stan Applebaum (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 7, 1960
4330Go Joe
4331Sugar Plum
4332I See Your Face Before Me
4333Smack Dab In The Middle
Bernie Privin, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Jerry Sanfino (saxophones) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Don Lamond (drums) The Zeniths (vocal group) Richard Wess (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 13, 1960
4334Medley: You Do Something To Me / It's All Right With Me / From This Moment On
4335St. Louis Blues
4336Little Girl Blue
4337You Took Advantage Of Me
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8043.

8044   Raymond Lefevre And His Continental Dance Orchestra - Romantica

unidentified orchestra, Raymond Lefevre (conductor?)
released 1961
4605The Cricket Serenade (Les Rois Faineants)
4606Romantica
4607Come Softly To Me
4608Gouli-Gouli Dou
4609If I Cared A Little Less (Je Te Tendrai Les Bras)
4610Spring In Seville (De Grenade A Seville)
4611Love In Portofino
4612Millions Of Teardrops (Des Millions De Larmes)
4613Too Much Tequila
4614The Right Girl On The Left Bank (Linda)
4615Le Monde A Change
4616Hava Naguila
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8044.

8045   Champion Jack Dupree - Natural And Soulful Blues

Champion Jack Dupree (piano, vocals) Alexis Korner (guitar) Jack Fallon (bass)
London, England, June 17, 1960
4637Bad Life
4638Don't Leave Me, Mary
4639Rampart Street Special
4640Slow Drag
4641Death Of Big Bill Broonzy
4642Seafood Blues
4643Bad Luck Bound To Change
4644Dennis Rag
4645How Long Blues
4646Mother-In-Law Blues
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8045.

8046   Chris Connor - A Portrait Of Chris

Burt Collins, Danny Stiles (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Ronnie Ball (piano, arranger, conductor) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Chris Connor (vocals)
NYC, September 19, 1960
4932Day In, Day Out
4934Alone Together
4935Love
Clark Terry (trumpet) Phil Bodner (reeds) Harry Lookofsky (concertmaster) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Chris Connor (vocals) unidentified orchestra, including strings, Jimmy Jones (arranger)
NYC, October 27, 1960
5145All Too Soon
5146Harlequin
5147If I Should Lose You
5148Here's That Rainy Day
Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Harry Lookofsky (violin) Jimmy Jones (piano, arranger) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ted Sommer (drums) Chris Connor (vocals)
NYC, November 16, 1960
5177Follow Me
5178I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
5179Where Flamingos Fly
5180I'm Glad There Is You
5182Sweet William
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8046.

8047   Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller - The Leiber-Stoller Big Band

Sonny Cohn, Joe Newman, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Henry Coker, Al Grey, Benny Powell, Frank Rehak (trombone) Frank Wess (flute, alto saxophone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone) Frank Foster, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller (producer)
NYC, July 15, 1960
4709Hound Dog
4710Loving You
4711Jailhouse Rock
4712Poison Ivy
4713Yakety Yak
Thad Jones, Snooky Young (trumpet) Allan Henlon (guitar) replaces Cohn, Newman, Green
NYC, July 18, 1960
4714Smokey Joe's Cafe
4715Charlie Brown
Sonny Cohn, Joe Newman (trumpet) Ellis Larkins (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) replaces Thad Jones, Young, Hank Jones, Henlon
NYC, July 26, 1960
4716Bazoom
4717Don't
4718Kansas City
4719Black Denim Trousers And Motorcycle Boots
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8047.

8048   Diahann Carroll - Fun Life

Diahann Carroll (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Peter Matz (arranger, conductor)
NYC, October 7, 1960
5093Falling In Love Again
5094See What The Boys In The Back Room Will Have
5095Blah, Blah, Blah
5096I'm Not At All In Love
same personnel
NYC, October 14, 1960
5099There'll Be Some Changes Made
5100I Don't Care
5101Once Is Enough For Me
5102Don't Worry 'Bout Me
same personnel
NYC, October 22, 1960
5122Let's Face The Music And Dance
5123Do What You Wanna Do
5124Runnin' Wild
5125Fun Life
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8048.

8049   Chris Connor/Maynard Ferguson - Double Exposure

Rolf Ericson, Chet Ferretti, Rick Kiefer (trumpet) Maynard Ferguson (trumpet, trombone, French horn) Kenny Rupp, Ray Winslow (trombone) Joe Farrell (flute, soprano,tenor saxophone) Lanny Morgan (flute, alto saxophone) Willie Maiden (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Frank Hittner (bass clarinet, baritone saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charlie Sanders (bass) Rufus Jones (drums) Chris Connor (vocals) Don Sebesky (arranger)
NYC, December 5, 1960
5215Lonesome Road
5216Two Ladies In De Shade Of De Banana Tree
5217Happy New Year
Maiden plays (clarinet, tenor saxophone, arranger)
NYC, December 14, 1960
5224Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
5225All The Things You Are
5226It Never Entered My Mind
5227Black Coffee
Maiden plays (clarinet, tenor saxophone). Bill Berry (trumpet) replaces Kiefer
NYC, January 23, 1961
5292I Only Have Eyes For You
5294Summertime
5295That's How It Went All Right
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8049.

8050   LaVern Baker - Saved

King Curtis (tenor saxophone) Budd Johnson (baritone saxophone) Bert Keyes (piano) Everett Barksdale, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Doles Dickens (bass) Belton Evans (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Elise Bretton, Anita Darian, Robert Flavelle, Bob Harter, Lou Hurst, Corinna Manetto, Rudy Williams (choir) unidentified strings, Chuck Sagle (arranger, director)
NYC, February 12, 1959
3361For Love Of You
unknown (trumpet, trombone, baritone saxophone, piano) Mundell Lowe, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Sticks Evans (drums) unknown (bongos) LaVern Baker (vocals) Elise Bretton, Lou Hurst, Charles Magruder, James McGilliuroy (choir) unidentified 14 strings, Richard Wess (arranger, director)
NYC, December 4, 1959
3923Eternally
3924Must I Cry Again
Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Phil Bodner, Romeo Penque (reeds) Moe Wechsler (piano) Mundell Lowe, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Sticks Evans (drums) Jose Martinez (congas) Stephen Berrios (percussion) LaVern Baker (vocals) Elise Bretton, Jerome Graff, Don McLeod, Gretchen Rhodes, Alan Sokoloff, David Vogel (choir) Richard Wess (arranger, director)
NYC, December 11, 1959
3944Manana
3945Shadows Of Love
3946Shake A Hand
Jim Buffington (French horn) Moe Wechsler (piano) Al Caiola, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ted Sommer (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Elise Bretton, Lillian Clark, Gene Lowell, Peggy Powers, Alan Sokoloff (choir) unidentified strings, Stan Applebaum (arranger, director)
NYC, February 26, 1960
4280-2Wheels Of Fortune
4281Senor Nig And Bine
Haywood Henry (flute, baritone saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Bert Keyes (piano) Ernie Hayes (organ) Mickey Baker, Carl Lynch (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Shep Shepherd (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Ed Barnes, Malcolm Dodds, Winfield Scott, Nat Smith (choir) Jesse Stone (arranger, director)
NYC, August 17, 1960
4852Bumble Bee
4853That's When My Time Will Come
Taft Jordan, Dick Vance (trumpet) Rudy Powell (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Bert Keyes (piano) Lilton Mitchell (organ) Phil Spector (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Gary Chester (drums) Sticks Evans (bass drum) LaVern Baker (vocals) Howard Biggs (arranger, director)
NYC, December 6, 1960
5218Saved
5220-2Don Juan
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8050.

8051   Will Holt And Dolly Jonah - On The Brink

Richie Crabtree (piano) Eddie Duran (guitar) Dean Reilly (bass) Will Holt, Dolly Jonah (vocals)
San Francisco, CA, November 10, 11 & 12, 1960
5577You Know Everybody
5578Princeton Pastoral
5579The Political Scene
5580Lemon Tree
5581The Croquet Game
5582Bertha In The Rectory
5583The Pergola
5584Movieville
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8051.

8052   Ray Charles - The Genius Sings The Blues

unknown (trumpet) unknown (saxophones) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, September 11, 1952
892The Midnight Hour
Ray Charles (piano, vocals)
NYC, May 10, 1953
5649Someday Baby
Auguste "Bimes" Dupont (alto saxophone) Warren Hebrew (tenor saxophone) Ray Charles (piano) Edgar Blanchard (guitar) Frank Fields (bass) Elandro Smart (drums)
New Orleans, LA, August 18, 1953
1109Feelin' Sad
Wallace Davenport, Frank Mitchell (trumpet) O'Neil Gerald (alto saxophone) Joe Tillman (tenor saxophone) Warren Bell (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Lloyd Lambert (bass) Oscar Moore (drums)
New Orleans, LA, December 4, 1953
1188Nobody Cares
1189Ray's Blues
1189AMr. Charles Blues
Joe Bridgewater, Riley Webb (trumpet) David Newman (alto,baritone saxophone) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums)
Miami, FL, April 23, 1955
1515Hard Times
Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor saxophone) Bennie Crawford (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, organ, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming (drums)
NYC, October 28, 1958
3193Early In The Morning
3194The Right Time
Crawford plays (alto,baritone saxophone) Charles plays (piano, vocals)
NYC, June 26, 1959
3597I'm Movin' On
3598I Believe To My Soul

8053   Robert Clary Lives It Up At The Playboy Club

Stuart Kirk (piano) Truck Parham (bass) Charles Walton (drums) Robert Clary (vocals)
"Playboy Club", Chicago, IL, January 9, 10 & 11, 1961
5296I Love Paris
5298Gigi
5299He And She
5300I'm In Love With Miss Logan
5302Lucky Pierre
5303Love Is A Simple Thing
5304When The World Was Young
5305Autumn Leaves
5308Let Me Love You
5312C'est Si Bon
5313Lullaby Of Birdland
5315Alouette
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8053.

8054   Ray Charles - Do The Twist

Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1953
1067Heartbreaker
Joe Bridgewater, Charles Whitley (trumpet) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) David Newman (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Wesley Jackson (guitar) Jimmy Bell (bass) Glenn Brooks (drums)
Atlanta, GA, November 18, 1954
1383I've Got A Woman
Joe Bridgewater, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums) The Cookies (doo wop group)
NYC, May 16, 1956
2000Leave My Woman Alone
Joe Bridgewater, Ricky Harper (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) William Peeples (drums) Mary Ann Fisher (vocals) The Raelets (vocal group)
NYC, May 28, 1957
2708Talkin' 'Bout You
Marcus Belgrave, Lee Harper (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Richie Goldberg (drums) The Raelets (vocal group)
NYC, February 20, 1958
2970You Be My Baby
Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Bennie Crawford (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming (drums) Marjorie Hendricks (vocals) The Raelets (vocal group)
Atlanta, GA, May 28, 1959
4375Tell The Truth
Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt (trumpet) Bennie Crawford (alto,baritone saxophone) David Newman (tenor saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming (drums)
NYC, June 26, 1959
3597I'm Movin' On

8055   The Mar-Keys - The Last Night!

Wayne Jackson (trumpet) Charles Axton (tenor saxophone) Don Nix (baritone saxophone) Booker T. Jones (organ) Steve Cropper (guitar) Donald "Duck" Dunn (electric bass) Terry Johnson (drums)
Memphis, TN, September, 1961
5680Morning After
5681Diana
5682Last Night
5683Night Before
5684Alright, O.K., You Win
5685Sticks And Stones
5686Misty
5687About Noon
5688One Degree North
5689Sack O' Woe
5690Hold It
5691Ebb Tide

8056   Champion Jack Dupree - Champion Of The Blues

Champion Jack Dupree (piano, vocals)
Copenhagen, Denmark, December 29, 1959
5526Roll Me Over Roll Me Slow
5527Daybreak Stomp
5528That's All Right
5529Reminiscin' With Champion Jack Dupree
5530I Had A Dream
5531House Rent Party
5532Snaps Drinking Woman
5533One Sweet Letter From You
5534Johnson Street Boogie Woogie
5535Misery Blues
5536When Things Go Wrong
5537New Vicksburg Blues

8057   Carla Thomas - Gee Whiz

Carla Thomas (vocals) and others
Nashville, TN, 1960
5169Gee Whiz
5170For You
same personnel
Nashville, TN, March 25, 1961
5457A Love Of My Own
5458Promises
5477Your Love
5478It Ain't Me
same personnel
Memphis, TN, May 5, 1961
5543Fools Fall In Love
5544The Masquerade Is Over
5545(This Is) A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening
5546To The Aisle
5547Dance With Me
5548The Love We Shared

8058   Various Artists - The Greatest Twist Hits

Pluma Davis (trombone) Lee Allen (tenor saxophone) Red Taylor (baritone saxophone) Fats Domino (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, May 12, 1953
1073Honey Hush
1074Crawdad Hole
Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1953
1069Mess Around
unknown (trumpet) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) unknown (tenor saxophone) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, November 3, 1955
1688Boogie Woogie Country Girl
LaVern Baker (vocals) and others
NYC, December 21, 1955
1784-1Jim Dandy
Emma Pought (lead tenor vocals) Laura Webb (tenor vocals) Reather Dixon (lead baritone vocals) Helen Gathers (alto vocals) Jannie Pought (soplano vocals)
NYC, February 28, 1957
2521Mr. Lee
Hilton Jefferson (alto saxophone) King Curtis (tenor saxophone) Michael Chimes (harmonica) probably Howard Biggs (piano) George Barnes, Billy Mure (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, January 22, 1958
2930(We're Gonna) Jump For Joy
Clyde McPhatter (vocals) Howie Biggs, and others
NYC, February 26, 1958
2981Come What May
King Curtis (tenor saxophone) Herman Foster (piano, organ) Al Casey (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Belton Evans (drums)
NYC, June 2, 1959
3540The Honeydripper, Part 1
Taft Jordan (trumpet) King Curtis, Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Budd Johnson (baritone saxophone) Ernie Hayes (piano) Mickey Baker, Wally Richardson, Paul Winter (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Belton Evans (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) Doryce Brown, Christine Spencer, Helen Way (backing vocals) unidentified strings, Jesse Stone (arranger)
NYC, September 29, 1959
3812Honey Hush
Leon Cohen (alto saxophone) Phil Kraus (vibraphone) Moe Wechsler (piano) Bert Keyes (organ) George Barnes, Billy Bauer, Allen Hanlon (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Ted Sommer (drums) Solomon Burke (vocals) Elise Bretton, Charles Cassey, Lillian Clark, Jerry Duane, Marcia Patterson, Alan Sokoloff, Mike Stewart (backing vocals) Ray Ellis (arranger, director)
NYC, December 13, 1960
5223How Many Times
Wayne Jackson (trumpet) Charles Axton (tenor saxophone) Don Nix (baritone saxophone) Booker T. Jones (organ) Steve Cropper (guitar) Donald "Duck" Dunn (electric bass) Terry Johnson (drums)
Memphis, TN, September, 1961
5682Last Night
Bill Harris (guitar) John Bailey, Billy Mitchell (lead vocals) Matthew McQuater (tenor vocals) Harold Lucas (baritone vocals) Harold Winley (bass vocals)
NYC, October 12, 1961
5717The Bootie Green

8059   The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me

Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) unknown (piano, bass) Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Connie Kay (drums) David Baughn (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals) Ray Ellis (arranger, director)
NYC, April 21, 1955
1510No Sweet Lovin'
Billy Davis (guitar) Ben E. King as Benny Nelson (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas, Johnny Williams (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Elsbeary Hobbs (bass vocals)
NYC, May 19, 1960
4565Save The Last Dance For Me
4566Nobody But Me
Billy Davis (guitar) Rudy Lewis (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals)
NYC, February 1, 1961
5323Room Full Of Tears
5324Please Stay
5325Sweets For My Sweet
5326Some Kind Of Wonderful
add Doris Troy, Dee Dee Warwick, Dionne Warwick (vocals)
NYC, July 13, 1961
5631Mexican Divorce
5632Somebody New Dancin' With You
Billy Davis (guitar) Rudy Lewis (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals) Stan Applebaum (arranger)
NYC, October 26, 1961
5743Jackpot
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8059.

8060   Carl Holmes And His Commanders - Twist Party At Roundtable

Sports Lewis (tenor saxophone) Tommy "Fats" Howard (organ, piano) Carl Holmes (guitar) Calvin Irons (electric bass) John Holmes (drums) Marco King (vocals)
NYC, February 8, 1962
5943Twist It Baby
5944Good Good Lovin'
5945Lonely Winds
5946Mashed Potatoes
5947Stand By Me
5948Wabash Blues
5950Roundtable Twist
5951I Can't Sit Down
5952Ain't Got No Money
5954New Orleans
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8060.

8061   Chris Connor - Free Spirits

Joe Newman, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Gene Quill (clarinet, alto saxophone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Oliver Nelson (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Ronnie Ball (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Chris Connor (vocals) Al Cohn (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 11, 1961
5857Free Spirits
5858I'm Gonna Go Fishin'
5859Opportunity, Please Knock
Joe Newman, Clark Terry (trumpet) Phil Woods (clarinet, alto saxophone) Oliver Nelson (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (bass clarinet, baritone saxophone) Ronnie Ball (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Chris Connor (vocals) Al Cohn (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 9, 1962
6094Milano
6095Jump For Joy
6096God Bless The Child
6097Lonely Woman
Marky Markowitz (trumpet) replaces Terry
NYC, April 30, 1962
6186Kansas City
6187Things Are Swinging
6188Night Bird
6189Daydream
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8061.

8062   Do The Pop-Eye With The Mar-Keys

Wayne Jackson (trumpet) Charles Axton (tenor saxophone) Don Nix (baritone saxophone) Marvell Thomas (piano) Booker T. Jones (organ) Steve Cropper (guitar) Donald "Duck" Dunn (electric bass) Terry Johnson (drums)
Memphis, TN, 1962
5656Pop-Eye Stroll
same session
6139Wimp-Burger
6140Straight From The Can
6141'Cause I Love You
6142Squint-Eye
6143Pop-Eye Rider
6144Gotta Work Out Fine
6145Sit Still
6146Too Pooped To Pop-Eye
6147Sweet-P Crawl
6148Muscles A-Comin' Home
6149Sailor Man Waltz

8063   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 1

unknown (trumpet) unknown (saxophones) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, September 11, 1952
890The Sun's Gonna Shine Again
Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1953
1065It Should Have Been Me
1066Losing Hand
1069Mess Around
Wallace Davenport, Frank Mitchell (trumpet) O'Neil Gerald (alto saxophone) Joe Tillman (tenor saxophone) Warren Bell (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Lloyd Lambert (bass) Oscar Moore (drums)
New Orleans, LA, December 4, 1953
1187Don't You Know
Joe Bridgewater, Charles Whitley (trumpet) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) David Newman (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Wesley Jackson (guitar) Jimmy Bell (bass) Glenn Brooks (drums)
Atlanta, GA, November 18, 1954
1383I've Got A Woman
1385Come Back Baby
Joe Bridgewater, Riley Webb (trumpet) David Newman (alto,baritone saxophone) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums)
Miami, FL, April 23, 1955
1513A Fool For You
1514This Little Girl Of Mine
Joe Bridgewater, Joshua Willis (trumpet) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Paul West (bass) Panama Francis (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1955
1767Mary Ann
1769Hallelujah I Love Her So
Joe Bridgewater, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums) The Cookies (doo wop group)
NYC, May 16, 1956
1998Lovely Avenue
omit The Cookies
NYC, November 20, 1956
2228ASweet Sixteen Bars
same personnel
NYC, November 26, 1956
2227Doodlin'
same personnel
NYC, November 27, 1956
2232Ain't That Love
** part of Atlantic LP 2-900.

8064   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 2

Joe Bridgewater, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums): same session
NYC, November 27, 1956
2234Rockhouse, Part 1
2235Rockhouse, Part 2
Joe Bridgewater, Ricky Harper (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) William Peeples (drums) Mary Ann Fisher (vocals) The Raelets (vocal group)
NYC, May 28, 1957
2706Swanee River Rock
2708Talkin' 'Bout You
2709What Kind Of Man Are You
Marcus Belgrave, Lee Harper (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Richie Goldberg (drums) The Raelets (vocal group)
NYC, February 20, 1958
2968Yes Indeed
2971Tell All The World About You
2972My Bonnie
Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor saxophone) Bennie Crawford (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, organ, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming (drums)
NYC, October 28, 1958
3194The Right Time
David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Bennie Crawford (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Milt Turner (drums) and others
NYC, February 18, 1959
3263What'd I Say, Part 1
3264What'd I Say, Part 2
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Ray Charles (organ, vocals) Allen Hanlon (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Ted Sommer (drums) unidentified woodwinds and strings, Ralph Burns (arranger, director)
NYC, May 6, 1959
3471Come Rain Or Come Shine
3473Just For A Thrill
Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Bennie Crawford (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming (drums) Marjorie Hendricks (vocals) The Raelets (vocal group)
Atlanta, GA, May 28, 1959
4374Drown In My Own Tears
Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Al Grey, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Marshall Royal, Frank Wess (alto saxophone) Paul Gonsalves, David Newman, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Bennie Crawford, Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (organ, vocals) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones, Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming, Charlie Persip (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger)
NYC, June 23, 1959
3953Let The Good Times Roll (edited version)
Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt (trumpet) Bennie Crawford (alto,baritone saxophone) David Newman (tenor saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming (drums)
NYC, June 26, 1959
3597I'm Movin' On
** part of Atlantic LP 2-900.

8065   Various Artists - The Solid Gold Groups

Bill Harris (guitar) John Bailey (lead vocals) Matthew McQuater (tenor vocals) Harold Lucas (baritone vocals) Harold Winley (bass vocals)
NYC, February 22, 1951
590Don't You Know I Love You
unknown (tenor saxophone, vibraphone, piano, bass, drums) Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Clyde McPhatter (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
NYC, February 4, 1954
1203Honey Love
The Chords (doo wop group)
NYC, March 14, 1954
1233Sh-Boom
The Clovers (doo wop group)
NYC, December 16, 1954
1402Blue Velvet
The Cardinals (doo wop group)
NYC, January 18, 1955
1418The Door Is Still Open
same personnel
NYC, June 2, 1955
1557Come Back My Love
The Clovers (doo wop group)
NYC, November 11, 1955
1689Devil Or Angel
The Cardinals (doo wop group)
NYC, March 1, 1956
1905Off Shore
Clyde McPhatter (vocals) and others
NYC, March 4, 1956
1908Treasure Of Love
Reggie Kimber (guitar) Ben E. King as Earl Nelson (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Elsbeary Hobbs (bass vocals)
NYC, March 6, 1959
3397There Goes My Baby

8066   Mel Torme At The Red Hill

Jimmy Wisner (piano) Ace Tesone (bass) Dave Levine (drums) Mel Torme (vocals, piano)
"Red Hill Club", Pennsauken, NJ, March 24, 1962
6102Shakin' The Blues Away
6103In Other Words
6109Love Is Just Around The Corner
6113When The World Was Young
6114Anything Goes
6117Mountain Greenery (instrumental)
6121Medley: A Foggy Day / A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
6122Early Autumn
6125I'm Beginning To See The Light
6130Love For Sale
same personnel
"Red Hill Club", Pennsauken, NJ, March 25, 1962
6131It's Delovely
6132Nevertheless
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8066.

8067   Solomon Burke's Greatest Hits

unknown (flute, tenor,baritone saxophone, piano, guitar, electric bass, drums) Solomon Burke (vocals)
NYC, November 6, 1959
5604Be Bop Grandma
Leon Cohen (alto saxophone) Phil Kraus (vibraphone) Moe Wechsler (piano) Bert Keyes (organ) George Barnes, Billy Bauer, Allen Hanlon (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Ted Sommer (drums) Solomon Burke (vocals) Elise Bretton, Charles Cassey, Lillian Clark, Jerry Duane, Marcia Patterson, Alan Sokoloff, Mike Stewart (backing vocals) Ray Ellis (arranger, director)
NYC, December 13, 1960
5221Keep The Magic Working
5222Just Out Of Reach
5223How Many Times
Leon Cohen (alto saxophone) Jesse Powell (tenor saxophone) Phil Kraus (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano) Bob Mosley (organ) Don Arnone, Everett Barksdale, Al Caiola, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Art Davis (bass) Gary Chester (drums) Solomon Burke (vocals) William Eaton, Noah Hopkins, Richard Kraus, Howard Roberts, Earl Rogers, Sherman Sneed, David Vogel (backing vocals) Claus Ogerman (arranger, director)
NYC, December 6, 1961
5843A Tear Fell
5844Cry To Me
5845I Almost Lost My Mind
Dud Bascomb, Lammar Wright (trumpet) King Curtis, Buddy Lucas (tenor saxophone) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Alfred Williams (piano) unknown (organ) Bob Bushnell, Charles Macey, Bucky Pizzarelli, Jimmy Spruill (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Gary Chester, Panama Francis (drums) Solomon Burke (vocals) unidentified female choir, Teacho Wiltshire (arranger, director)
NYC, April 4, 1962
6089Down In The Valley
6090Looking For My Baby
6091Baby I Wanna Be Loved
6092I'm Hanging Up My Hat For You
6093Gotta Travel On

8068   Various Artists - Hound Dog's Old Gold

Clyde McPhatter (vocals) and others
NYC, March 4, 1956
1908Treasure Of Love
James Harris (trumpet) Gene Barge, Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Phil Kraus (marimba) unknown (piano) Al Caiola, Roy Gaines (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Chuck Willis (vocals) Elise Bretton, Robert Miller, Marcia Nell, Myriam Workman (backing vocals) Jesse Stone (conductor)
NYC, January 31, 1957
2311C.C. Rider (See See Rider)
Adolph Jacobs (guitar) Carl Gardner (lead tenor vocals) Leon Hughes (tenor vocals) Billy Guy (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (bass vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1957
3692 | 57C108 | 57C188Searchin'

8069   Mel Torme - Comin' Home Baby

Joe Burnett (trumpet) Shorty Rogers (flugelhorn, arranger, director) Milt Bernhart (trombone) John Kitzmiller (tuba) Bob Cooper, Bud Shank (woodwinds) Emil Richards (vibraphone) Mike Wofford (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) Mel Torme (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, July 11, 1962
6360Hi-Fly
6361On Green Dolphin Street
6362Dat Dere
6363Moanin'
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, July 13, 1962
6365Walkin'
6366Whisper Not
6367Sidney's Soliloquy
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, July 16, 1962
6368The Lady's In Love With You
6369Sing You Sinners
6371Puttin' On The Ritz
Mel Torme (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Claus Ogerman (arranger, director)
NYC, September 13, 1962
6456Comin' Home Baby
6457Right Now
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8069.

8070   Joao Gilberto - The Boss Of The Bossa Nova

Joao Gilberto (guitar) and others
October 19, 1962
6606Samba Da Minha Terra
6607O Barquinho
6608Bolinha De Papel
6609Saudade Da Bahia
6610A Primeira Vez
6611Amor En Paz (Once I Loved)
6612Voce E Eu Bossa Nova
6613Trenzinho (Trem De Ferro)
6614Coisa Mais Linda
6615Presente De Natal
6616Insensatez
6617Este Seu Olhar
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8070.

8071   LaVern Baker - See See Rider

Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) The Gliders (vocal group)
NYC, October 20, 1954
1333You Better Stop
Emmett Berry, Shad Collins (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) unknown (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, July 14, 1955
1611You Better Stop
Urbie Green (trombone) Leon Cohen (alto saxophone) King Curtis (tenor saxophone) unknown (vibraphone) Ernie Hayes (piano) Everett Barksdale, Al Caiola (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Panama Francis (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Bill Marine, Marcia Neil, Jerry Parker, Mike Stewart (choir) Reggie Obrecht (arranger, director)
NYC, September 11, 1958
3134I'm Leaving You
King Curtis (tenor saxophone) Ernie Hayes (piano) Everett Barksdale, Billy Mure (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Belton Evans (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group) Phil Moore (arranger, director)
NYC, December 18, 1958
3250He's A Real Gone Guy
King Curtis (tenor saxophone) Budd Johnson (baritone saxophone) Bert Keyes (piano) Everett Barksdale, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Doles Dickens (bass) Belton Evans (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Elise Bretton, Anita Darian, Robert Flavelle, Bob Harter, Lou Hurst, Corinna Manetto, Rudy Williams (choir) unidentified strings, Chuck Sagle (arranger, director)
NYC, February 12, 1959
3360Trying
3362Endless Love
unknown (trumpet, trombone, baritone saxophone, piano) Mundell Lowe, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Sticks Evans (drums) unknown (bongos) LaVern Baker (vocals) Elise Bretton, Lou Hurst, Charles Magruder, James McGilliuroy (choir) unidentified 14 strings, Richard Wess (arranger, director)
NYC, December 4, 1959
3925Half Of Our Love
Jim Buffington (French horn) Moe Wechsler (piano) Al Caiola, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ted Sommer (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Elise Bretton, Lillian Clark, Gene Lowell, Peggy Powers, Alan Sokoloff (choir) unidentified strings, Stan Applebaum (arranger, director)
NYC, February 26, 1960
4282Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes
Haywood Henry (flute, baritone saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Bert Keyes (piano) Ernie Hayes (organ) Mickey Baker, Carl Lynch (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Shep Shepherd (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Ed Barnes, Malcolm Dodds, Winfield Scott, Nat Smith (choir) Jesse Stone (arranger, director)
NYC, August 17, 1960
4851You Said
4854A Little Birdie Told Me So
Jimmy Nottingham, Joe Wilder (trumpet) King Curtis (tenor saxophone) Phil Kraus (vibraphone) Lee Anderson (piano) Al Casamenti, Carl Lynch (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Panama Francis (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unidentified 12 strings, Belford Kendricks (arranger, director)
NYC, June 28, 1961
5594All The Time
Buddy Lucas (tenor saxophone) Paul Griffin (piano) Ernie Hayes (organ) Everett Barksdale, Carl Lynch, Joe Richardson (guitar) Russ Saunders (bass) Sticks Evans (drums) unknown (washboard) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group) unidentified 8 strings, Ray Ellis (arranger, director)
NYC, September 26, 1962
6475The Story Of My Love
6476C.C. Rider (Sea Sea Rider)
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8071.

8072   Shel Silverstein - Inside Folk Songs

Shel Silverstein (guitar, vocals)
NYC, November 13, 1962
6595Boa Constrictor
6597Wreck Of The Old '49
6600The Unicorn
6601Bury Me In My Shades
Bananas
The Slitheree-Dee
same personnel
NYC, November 19, 1962
663325 Minutes To Go
6634Civil War Song
6635You're Always Welcome At Our House
6638Beans Taste Fine
6639Standing On The Outside Of Your Shelter
6646Never Bite A Married Woman On The Thigh
6648Have Another Espresso
same personnel
NYC, November 26, 1962
6659(Tall And Handsome) Liz
6665Folk Singer's Blues
same personnel
NYC, January 9, 1963
6704The Hip Song (It Does Not Pay To Be Hip)
6705Blue Eyes
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8072. Atlantic SD 8257 entitled "Inside Shel Silverstein".

8073   The Best Of The Drifters - Up On The Roof

Buddy Lucas (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone, piano, bass, drums) Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Bobby Hendricks (lead tenor vocals) Johnny Moore, Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, September 19, 1955
1666Ruby Baby
Reggie Kimber (guitar) Ben E. King as Earl Nelson (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Elsbeary Hobbs (bass vocals)
NYC, March 6, 1959
3397There Goes My Baby
Billy Davis (guitar) Johnny Williams (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Elsbeary Hobbs (bass vocals)
NYC, July 9, 1959
3726True Love, True Love
Billy Davis (guitar) Ben E. King as Benjamin Nelson (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas, Johnny Williams (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Elsbeary Hobbs (bass vocals)
NYC, December 23, 1959
3984This Magic Moment
Ben E. King as Benny Nelson (lead tenor vocals) replaces King as Benjamin Nelson
NYC, May 19, 1960
4565Save The Last Dance For Me
Billy Davis (guitar) Rudy Lewis (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals)
NYC, February 1, 1961
5323Room Full Of Tears
5325Sweets For My Sweet
add Doris Troy, Dee Dee Warwick, Dionne Warwick (vocals)
NYC, July 13, 1961
5630Loneliness Or Happiness
5631Mexican Divorce
Billy Davis (guitar) Rudy Lewis (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals) Stan Applebaum (arranger)
NYC, October 26, 1961
5744When My Little Girl Is Smiling
Claus Ogerman (arranger, director) replaces Applebaum
NYC, March 15, 1962
6031Stranger On The Shore
6032What To Do
omit Ogerman
NYC, June 28, 1962
6356Another Night With The Boys
6357Up On The Roof
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8073.

8074   Martin Adam Wilson - He's In Charge Here!

Martin Adam Wilson
released 1963
6865Decisions, Decisions, Decisions
6866Pot Pourri
6867The State Of The Union Address
6868The Slight Interruption
6869Cabinet And Cabals
6870The Loyal Opposition
6871The Dictator
6872Secret Services
6873The Fireside Chat

8075   Nancy Harrow - You Never Know

John Lewis (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Nancy Harrow (vocals)
NYC, October 8, 1962
6483Confessin' The Blues
6484Just For A Thrill
6485'Tain't Nobody's Biz-Ness If I Do
6486Lover Come Back To Me
Willie Dennis (trombone) Phil Woods (clarinet) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Dick Katz (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Tommy Williams (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Nancy Harrow (vocals) Gary McFarland (arranger)
NYC, October 29, 1962
6519No One Knows Just What Love Holds
6520Why Are You Blue
6521Song For The Dreamer
6522No One Knows Me
Phil Woods (alto saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Nancy Harrow (vocals) unidentified strings
NYC, December 14, 1962
6688If I Were Eve
6689You Never Know
6690Autumn
6691My Last Man
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8075.

8076   The Warm World Of Joao Gilberto

Joao Gilberto (guitar) and others
October 19, 1962
6618Chega De Saudade (No More Blues)
6619Lobo Bobo
6620Brigas Nunca Mais
6621Ho-Ba-La-La
6622Saudade Fez Um Samba
6623Maria Ninquem
6624Desafinado
6625Rosa Morena
6626Lorena Boca De Ouro
6627Bim Bom
6628Aos Pes Da Cruz
6629E Luxo So

8077   The Best Of Clyde McPhatter

Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Jesse Stone (piano) Walter Adams, Mickey Baker (guitar) unknown (bass, drums) Clyde McPhatter (lead tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (baritone vocals) Willie Ferbee (bass vocals)
NYC, August 9, 1953
1105Money Honey
Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) Mickey Baker, Jimmy Oliver (guitar) unknown (bass, drums) Clyde McPhatter (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
NYC, November 12, 1953
1152Such A Night
1153Warm Your Heart
unknown (tenor saxophone, vibraphone, piano, bass, drums) Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Clyde McPhatter (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
NYC, February 4, 1954
1202White Christmas
1203Honey Love
1204Watcha Gonna Do
unknown (tenor saxophone, piano, bass, drums) Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Clyde McPhatter (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Charlie Hughes (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
NYC, March 14, 1954
1229Someday You'll Want Me
unknown (trumpet, tenor,baritone saxophone, piano, guitar, bass, drums) Clyde McPhatter (vocals) unknown (vocal chorus)
NYC, August 25, 1955
1650Seven Days
Clyde McPhatter (vocals) and others
NYC, March 4, 1956
1908Treasure Of Love
Clyde McPhatter (vocals) unidentified orchestra and chorus, Ray Ellis (director)
NYC, February 13, 1957
2342Just To Hold My Hand
Clyde McPhatter (vocals) and others
NYC, June 30, 1957
2657Long, Lonely Nights
same personnel
NYC, August 7, 1958
3117A Lover's Question
3119Lovey Dovey

8078   The Best Of LaVern Baker

Freddie Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Ernest "Pinky" Williams (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Jimmy Lewis (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sylvester "Vess" Payne (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Gene Redd (arranger, director)
NYC, June 19, 1953
1079Set My Soul On Fire (Soul On Fire)
Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) The Gliders (vocal group)
NYC, October 20, 1954
1332Tomorrow Night
1334Tweedlee Dee
LaVern Baker (vocals) and others
NYC, December 21, 1955
1784-1Jim Dandy
unknown (saxophones, piano, guitar, bass, drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group) Ray Ellis (arranger, director)
NYC, June 14, 1956
2020-1I Can't Love You Enough
same personnel
NYC, October 19, 1956
2162Romance In The Dark
2163Harbor Lights
2166Fool That I Am
Urbie Green (trombone) Leon Cohen (alto saxophone) King Curtis (tenor saxophone) unknown (vibraphone) Ernie Hayes (piano) Everett Barksdale, Al Caiola (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Panama Francis (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Bill Marine, Marcia Neil, Jerry Parker, Mike Stewart (choir) Reggie Obrecht (arranger, director)
NYC, September 11, 1958
3132I Cried A Tear
Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Phil Bodner, Romeo Penque (reeds) Moe Wechsler (piano) Mundell Lowe, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Sticks Evans (drums) Jose Martinez (congas) Stephen Berrios (percussion) LaVern Baker (vocals) Elise Bretton, Jerome Graff, Don McLeod, Gretchen Rhodes, Alan Sokoloff, David Vogel (choir) Richard Wess (arranger, director)
NYC, December 11, 1959
3944Manana
3946Shake A Hand
Taft Jordan, Dick Vance (trumpet) Rudy Powell (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Bert Keyes (piano) Lilton Mitchell (organ) Phil Spector (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Gary Chester (drums) Sticks Evans (bass drum) LaVern Baker (vocals) Howard Biggs (arranger, director)
NYC, December 6, 1960
5218Saved
Buddy Lucas (tenor saxophone) Paul Griffin (piano) Ernie Hayes (organ) Everett Barksdale, Carl Lynch, Joe Richardson (guitar) Russ Saunders (bass) Sticks Evans (drums) unknown (washboard) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group) unidentified 8 strings, Ray Ellis (arranger, director)
NYC, September 26, 1962
6476C.C. Rider (Sea Sea Rider)
Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone) John Goudelocke (harmonica) Lee Anderson (piano) Paul Griffin (organ) Billy Butler, Allen Hanlon, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Russ Saunders (bass) Gary Chester (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Ray Ellis (arranger, director)
NYC, February 19, 1963
6826-4Trouble In Mind

8079   I Remember Chuck Willis

James Harris (trumpet) Gene Barge, Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Phil Kraus (marimba) unknown (piano) Al Caiola, Roy Gaines (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Chuck Willis (vocals) Elise Bretton, Robert Miller, Marcia Nell, Myriam Workman (backing vocals) Jesse Stone (conductor)
NYC, January 31, 1957
2311C.C. Rider (See See Rider)
2313Just One Kiss
James Harris, Jimmy Nottingham (trumpet) Frank Saracco (trombone) Romeo Penque (alto saxophone) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Howard Biggs (piano) Al Caiola, Allen Hanlon (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Chuck Willis (vocals)
NYC, April 11, 1957
2432My Baby
King Curtis (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) Harry Breuer (xylophone) Mike Stoller (piano) Kenny Burrell, Al Caiola (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) Chuck Willis (vocals, guitar) Elise Bretton, Carter Farris, Bob Harter, Marcia Nell, Rudy Williams, Myriam Workman (backing vocals)
NYC, October 30, 1957
2795Betty And Dupree
King Curtis (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Sammy Price (piano) George Barnes, Al Caiola (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) Chuck Willis (vocals, guitar) The Cues (vocal group) Reggie Obrecht (director)
NYC, February 14, 1958
2977You'll Be My Love
2978What Am I Living For
2979Hang Up My Rock 'N' Roll Shoes
2980Keep A-Driving
King Curtis or Gene Barge (tenor saxophone) unknown (piano, organ, guitar, bass, drums) Chuck Willis (vocals)
NYC, February-April, 1958
7930From The Bottom Of My Heart
7931Big Drops Of Rain
7932Stop And Think
7933Sugar, Sugar
7934I'll Be So Glad When Your Heart Is Mine
7935Love Of Loves
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8079.

8080   The Best Of Ruth Brown

2 unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto saxophone) Willis Jackson (tenor saxophone) probably Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano, guitar, bass, drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, September, 1950
514Teardrops From My Eyes
Willis Jackson (tenor saxophone) Ruth Brown (vocals) Howard Biggs (leader) and others
NYC, August 29, 1951
630Big Bright Moon, Shine On
Willis Jackson (tenor saxophone) unknown (cello) Harry Van Walls (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) James Quintet
NYC, July 2, 1952
870Daddy Daddy
Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Paul Williams (baritone saxophone) Kelly Owens (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, December 16, 1953
1170Love Contest
Ed "Tiger" Lewis (trumpet) Richard Harris (trombone) Arnett Cobb (tenor saxophone) Sylvester Thomas (baritone saxophone) Bu Pleasant (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Benny Moten (bass) Noruddin Zafer (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) The Rhythmakers (vocal group)
NYC, May 7, 1954
1273Oh, What A Dream
1275Please Don't Freeze
1276Somebody Touched Me
unknown (trumpet, tenor,baritone saxophone, piano, bass, drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) The Rhythmakers (vocal group)
NYC, August 11, 1954
1309Bye Bye Young Man
1310Mambo Baby
unknown (2 trumpet, tenor,baritone saxophone, piano, guitar, bass, drums, vocal group) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, September 25, 1956
2123Lucky Lips
King Curtis, Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone) Sy Mann (piano) Everett Barksdale (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Belton Evans (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) James Leyden, Robert Miller, Mary-Margaret Mullen, Marcia Neil, Maeretha Stewart (choir)
NYC, October 28, 1958
3171Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean
Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) King Curtis, Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Mike Stoller (piano) Al Caiola (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, March 7, 1959
3401I Don't Know
3402Pappy Daddy
Taft Jordan, Danny Moore (trumpet) King Curtis, Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Bert Keyes (piano) Carl Lynch (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Shep Shepherd (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) Louise Barnes, Howard Guyton, Dorothy Jones, Derek Martin (choir)
NYC, August 30, 1960
4873Takin' Care Of Business

8081   The Best Of Joe Turner

unknown (brass) unknown (tenor saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, April 19, 1951
603Chains Of Love
Taft Jordan (trumpet) Budd Johnson (alto saxophone) Freddie Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Arleem Kareem (baritone saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) Rector Bailey (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, January 20, 1952
787Sweet Sixteen
Joe Morris (trumpet) William Burchett, Salvadore Davis (trombone) Arleem Kareem (alto saxophone) Freddie Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) Shebs Hobbs (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, September 23, 1952
906Still In Love (With You)
Pluma Davis (trombone) Lee Allen (tenor saxophone) Red Taylor (baritone saxophone) Fats Domino (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, May 12, 1953
1073Honey Hush
1074Crawdad Hole
Sonny Cohn (trumpet) Harlan "Booby" Floyd or John Avant (trombone) Grady Jackson, Joe Tillman (tenor saxophone) McKinley Easton (baritone saxophone) Johnnie Jones (piano) Elmore James (electric guitar, electric slide guitar) Jimmy Richardson (bass) Red Saunders (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
Chicago, IL, October 7, 1953
1126Ti-Ri-Lee
1127Oke-She-Moke-She-Pop
1128TV Mama
John Girard (trumpet) Worthia Thomas (trombone) Gus Fontenette, Joe Tillman, Alvin "Red" Tyler (saxophones) Edward Frank (piano) Lloyd Lambert (bass) Oscar Moore (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
New Orleans, LA, December 3, 1953
1226Midnight Cannonball
unknown (trumpet) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Jesse Stone (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, February 15, 1954
1209Shake, Rattle And Roll
unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) Jesse Stone (piano, director) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) probably Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, January 28, 1955
1427Flip, Flop And Fly
unknown (trumpet) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) unknown (tenor saxophone) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Harry Van Walls (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, November 3, 1955
1687The Chicken And The Hawk (Up, Up And Away)
1688Boogie Woogie Country Girl
Jimmy Nottingham, Dick Vance (trumpet) Earl Warren (alto saxophone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Ernie Hayes (piano) George Barnes, Billy Mure (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) The Cookies (doo wop group)
NYC, February 24, 1956
1884Corrine, Corrina
Joe Newman (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Pete Brown (alto saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Pete Johnson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Walter Page (bass) Cliff Leeman (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, March 6, 1956
1917Cherry Red
Jimmy Nottingham (trumpet) Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone) replaces Newman, Wess
NYC, March 7, 1956
1922St. Louis Blues
unknown (brass) unknown (saxophones) unknown (piano, organ, guitar, bass, drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, November 20, 1956
2220Midnight Special Train

8082   The Best Of Chris Connor

Chris Connor (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ralph Burns (conductor)
NYC, January 19, 1956
1837He Was Too Good To Me
John Lewis (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Chris Connor (vocals)
NYC, January 23, 1956
1854I Get A Kick Out Of You
Chris Connor (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ray Ellis (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 15, 1956
1878Go 'Way From My Window
Chris Connor (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ralph Burns (arranger, conductor)
NYC, June 5, 1956
2008Oh! You Crazy Moon
Chris Connor (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ray Ellis (arranger, conductor)
NYC, July 28, 1956
2064I Miss You So
Ralph Sharon (piano, arranger) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Chris Connor (vocals)
NYC, February 26, 1957
2387Summertime
Chris Connor (vocals) and others
NYC, July 31, 1958
3108Hallelujah I Love Him So
Harry Edison, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Al Grey, Frank Rehak (trombone) Marshall Royal, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Frank Foster, Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Stan Free (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Chris Connor (vocals) Ralph Sharon (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 29, 1959
3338Bargain Day
Wayne Andre, Willie Dennis, Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (trombone) Bobby Jaspar (flute) Ray Free, Harry Katzman, Harry Melnikoff, George Ockner, Gene Orloff, Sam Rand, Sylvan Shulman, Harry Urbont (violin) Dave Markowitz, Isadore Zir (viola) Maurice Brown, Dave Sayer (cello) Stan Free (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Don Payne (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Chris Connor (vocals) Ralph Sharon (arranger, conductor)
3405These Foolish Things
Bernie Glow, Jimmy Nottingham, Bernie Privin, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Bob Alexander, Mort Bullman, Frank Rehak, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) George Berg, Phil Bodner, Al Klink, Romeo Penque, Jerry Sanfino (reeds) Hank Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sol Gubin, Don Lamond (drums) Bobby Rosengarden (bongos) Phil Kraus (percussion) Chris Connor (vocals) Richard Wess (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 14, 1959
3763Witchcraft
3764I Hear The Music Now
Joe Newman, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Gene Quill (clarinet, alto saxophone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Oliver Nelson (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Ronnie Ball (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Chris Connor (vocals) Al Cohn (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 11, 1961
5858I'm Gonna Go Fishin'
Joe Newman, Clark Terry (trumpet) Phil Woods (clarinet, alto saxophone) Oliver Nelson (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (bass clarinet, baritone saxophone) Ronnie Ball (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Chris Connor (vocals) Al Cohn (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 9, 1962
6095Jump For Joy

8083   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 3

Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1953
1068Sinner's Prayer
1070Funny But I Still Love You
Auguste "Bimes" Dupont (alto saxophone) Warren Hebrew (tenor saxophone) Ray Charles (piano) Edgar Blanchard (guitar) Frank Fields (bass) Elandro Smart (drums)
New Orleans, LA, August 18, 1953
1109Feelin' Sad
Joe Bridgewater, Riley Webb (trumpet) David Newman (alto,baritone saxophone) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums)
Miami, FL, April 23, 1955
1515Hard Times
Joe Bridgewater, Joshua Willis (trumpet) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Paul West (bass) Panama Francis (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1955
1770What Could I Do Without You
Joe Bridgewater, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums) The Cookies (doo wop group)
NYC, May 16, 1956
1999I Want To Know
omit The Cookies
NYC, November 27, 1956
2231It's All Right
2233Get On The Right Track, Baby
Joe Bridgewater, Ricky Harper (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) William Peeples (drums) Mary Ann Fisher (vocals) The Raelets (vocal group)
NYC, May 26, 1957
2707That's Enough
2710I Want A Little Girl
Marcus Belgrave, Lee Harper (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Richie Goldberg (drums) The Raelets (vocal group)
NYC, February 20, 1958
2969I Had A Dream
2970You Be My Baby
Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Bennie Crawford (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming (drums) Marjorie Hendricks (vocals) The Raelets (vocal group)
Atlanta, GA, May 28, 1959
4375Tell The Truth

8084   Out Of The Shadows

The Shadows (rock group)
London, England, released 1962
6966The Rumble
6967The Bandit
6968Cosy
69691861
6970Perfidia
6971Little "B"
6972Bo Diddley
6973South Of The Border
6974Spring Is Nearly Here
6975Are They All Like You
6976Tales Of A Raggy Tramline
6977Some Are Lonely
6978Kinda Cool

8085   Solomon Burke - If You Need Me

unknown (flute, tenor,baritone saxophone, piano, guitar, electric bass, drums) Solomon Burke (vocals)
NYC, November 6, 1959
5603This Little Ring
5605It's All Right
Leon Cohen (alto saxophone) Herb Wasserman (tenor saxophone, flute) Phil Kraus (xylophone) Paul Griffin (piano) Jerry Ragovoy (piano?, producer?, composer?, arranger?) Dick Hyman (organ) Bill Suyker, Chauncey "Lord" Westbrook (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gary Chester (drums) Solomon Burke (vocals) Elise Bretton, Doryce Brown, Lillian Clark, Jerome Graff, Trudy Packer, Howard Roberts, Albertine Robinson, Robert Spiro, David Vogel, Helen Way, Lois Winter (backing vocals) Bert Berns (arranger, director)
NYC, June 25, 1962
6288I Really Don't Want To Know
6289Tonight My Heart Is Crying
6290Home In Your Heart
6291I Can Make It If I Try
unknown (2 trumpet, trombone, saxophones, piano, guitar, bass, drums) Solomon Burke (vocals) The Van Dykes (soul group)
NYC, August 13, 1962
6411Stupidity
6413Send Me Some Lovin'
Jimmy Maxwell, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Tom Mace (tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone) Paul Griffin (piano) Dick Hyman (organ) Everett Barksdale, Bill Suyker (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Ted Sommer (percussion) Solomon Burke (vocals) William Eaton, Bill Glover, Robert Henson, Noah Hopkins, Sherman Sneed, Robert Spiro, David Vogel (backing vocals) unidentified female choir, Claus Ogerman (arranger, director)
NYC, October 17, 1962
6491Go On Back To Him
6493Words
6494I Said I Was Sorry
Marky Markowitz, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Ben Smith, Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Artie Butler (piano) George Barnes, Bob Bushnell (guitar) Russ Saunders (electric bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Phil Kraus (tambourine) Solomon Burke (vocals) unidentified female choir, Gary Sherman (arranger, director)
NYC, March 15, 1963
6881If You Need Me
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8085.

8086   Barbara Lewis - Hello Stranger

Barbara Lewis (vocals) and others
Chicago, IL, July, 1962
6380-1My Mamma Told Me
6380-2Gonna Love You Till The End Of Time
unknown (piano, organ, guitar, bass, drums) Barbara Lewis (vocals) The Dells (doo wop group)
Chicago, IL, January 16, 1963
8712Puppy Love
8713Hello Stranger
8714Think A Little Sugar
Barbara Lewis (vocals) and others
Chicago, IL, May 16, 1963
7007My Heart Went Do Dat Da
7008The Longest Night Of The Year
7009Love Is A Castle
7010We're Too Young To Marry
Johnny Young (piano) Floyd Morris (organ) Reggie Boyd (guitar) Rail Wilson (bass) Al Duncan (drums) Barbara Lewis (vocals) unidentified male choir
Chicago, IL, June 25, 1963
7085Does Anyone Want A Lover
7086On Bended Knees
7087Would You Love Me
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8086.

8087   The New World Singers

The New World Singers (folk group)
NYC, March 22, 1963
6896San Francisco Bay Blues
6898Don't Think Twice, It's Alright
same personnel
NYC, May 9, 1963
6979Stealin'
6980Keep Your Hands Off Her
6981African Medley
6982Katusha
6999Black-Eyed Suzie
same personnel
NYC, May 20, 1963
7026The Cumberland Crew
7029Cotton Needs A Pickin'
7030I Ain't Got No Home
7031A New Day
Here's To Cheshire-Here's To Cheese
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8087.

8088   Doris Troy Sings Just One Look

Horace Ott (piano) Napoleon "Snags" Allen (guitar) Barney Richmond (bass) Bruno Carr (drums) Doris Troy (vocals)
NYC, March 5, 1963
6878Just One Look
6879Bossa Nova Blues
Horace Ott (piano) Eric Gale, Chauncey "Lord" Westbrook (guitar) Barney Richmond (bass) Bruno Carr (drums) Doris Troy (vocals)
NYC, July 29, 1963
7119Stormy Weather
7121Someone Ain't Right
7123Lazy Days
7124Be Sure
7126Watcha Gonna Do About It
7127Draw Me Closer
7128A School For Fools
7129Trust In Me
7130Somewhere Along The Way
Doris Troy (vocals) and others
NYC, August 5, 1963
7136Time
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8088.

8089   Surfin' With The Shadows

The Shadows (rock group)
London, England, released 1962
6966The Rumble
69691861
6972Bo Diddley
6975Are They All Like You
6978Kinda Cool
same personnel
London, England, released 1963
7104The Stranger
7105Man Of Mystery
7107Dance On
7109Atlantis
7110The Frightened City
7113F.B.I.
7114Kon Tiki
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8089.

8090   Barbara Lewis Sings The Great Soul Tunes - Snap Your Fingers

Barbara Lewis (vocals) and others
Chicago, IL, October 28, 1963
7340What'd I Say
7341Baby, Workout
7342Please, Please, Please
7343If You Need Me
7344Stand By Me
7345Turn On Your Love Light
7346Just A Matter Of Time
7347I'll Bring It Back Home To You
7348I Don't Want To Cry
7349Snap Your Fingers
7350Frisco Blues
7351Twist And Shout
Shame, Shame, Shame
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8090.

8091   Mel Torme Sings Sunday In New York

Mel Torme (vocals) unidentified orchestra, including strings, Dick Hazard (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, December 2, 1963
7453Autumn In New York
7454Manhattan
7455Harlem Nocturne
7456Forty-Second Street
7457My Time Of Day
Mel Torme (vocals) unidentified orchestra, John Towner Williams as Johnny T. Williams (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1963
7458Let Me Off Uptown
7459Sunday In New York
7460Broadway
7461Sidewalks Of New York
unknown (flute, vibraphone, piano, guitar, bass, drums) Mel Torme (vocals) Shorty Rogers (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, December 7, 1963
7462Lullaby Of Birdland
7463New York, New York
7464There's A Broken Heart For Every Light On Broadway
7465The Brooklyn Bridge
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8091.

8092   Anamari

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Margaret Ross (harp) Joel Shulman (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Anamari (vocals)
NYC, November 11, 1963
7371Hush Don't Explain
7372Blue City
7373All The Mad Young Men
7374Everything I've Go Belongs To You
Romeo Penque (flute) Harry Lookofsky (violin) Margaret Ross (harp) Joel Shulman (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Anamari (vocals) unidentified 9 strings, Bobby Scott (arranger, director)
NYC, December 16, 1963
7473Nothing Song
7474Wasn't It
7475He Was Good To Me
7476Alone Together
Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Jim Hall (guitar) Steve Swallow (bass) Pete LaRoca (drums) Anamari (vocals)
NYC, April 14, 1964
7739The More I See You
7741Love Look Away
same personnel
NYC, April 15, 1964
7742Blame It On My Youth
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8092.

8093   The Drifters - Our Biggest Hits

Billy Davis (guitar) Rudy Lewis (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals)
NYC, June 28, 1962
6357Up On The Roof
6358I Feel Good All Over
Billy Davis (guitar) Rudy Lewis (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Eugene Pearson (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals) Doris Troy, Dee Dee Warwick, Dionne Warwick (vocals)
NYC, January 22, 1963
6743Let The Music Play
6744On Broadway
Billy Davis (guitar) Rudy Lewis, Johnny Moore (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Eugene Pearson (baritone vocals) Johnny Terry (bass vocals)
NYC, April 12, 1963
6920Rat Race
6921If You Don't Come Back
6922I'll Take You Home
Billy Davis (guitar) Rudy Lewis or Johnny Moore (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Eugene Pearson (baritone vocals) Johnny Terry (bass vocals) Doris Troy, Dee Dee Warwick, Dionne Warwick (vocals) Gary Chapman (arranger)
NYC, December 12, 1963
7467One Way Love
7468Vaya Con Dios
Billy Davis (guitar) Johnny Moore (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Eugene Pearson (baritone vocals) Johnny Terry (bass vocals) Teacho Wiltshire (arranger)
NYC, May 21, 1964
7922Under The Boardwalk
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8093.

8094   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 4

Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1953
1067Heartbreaker
Joe Bridgewater, Charles Whitley (trumpet) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) David Newman (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Wesley Jackson (guitar) Jimmy Bell (bass) Glenn Brooks (drums)
Atlanta, GA, November 18, 1954
1382Black Jack
1384Greenbacks
Joe Bridgewater, Riley Webb (trumpet) David Newman (alto,baritone saxophone) Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums)
Miami, FL, April 23, 1955
1516A Bit Of Soul
Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
NYC, April 30, 1956
1967Music, Music, Music
Joe Bridgewater, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Emmett Dennis (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums)
NYC, November 26, 1956
2229Undecided
Marcus Belgrave, Lee Harper (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone) Hank Crawford (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, alto saxophone, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Richie Goldberg (drums) Marjorie Hendricks (vocals) The Raelets (vocal group)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 5, 1958
3123In A Little Spanish Town
Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor saxophone) Bennie Crawford (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, organ, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming (drums)
NYC, October 28, 1958
3193Early In The Morning
3196Tell Me How Do You Feel
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Ray Charles (organ, vocals) Allen Hanlon (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Ted Sommer (drums) unidentified woodwinds and strings, Ralph Burns (arranger, director)
NYC, May 6, 1959
3474You Won't Let Me Go
Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Al Grey, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Marshall Royal, Frank Wess (alto saxophone) Paul Gonsalves, David Newman (tenor saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone -1) Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone -2,3) Bennie Crawford, Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Ray Charles (organ, vocals) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones, Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming, Charlie Persip (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger)
NYC, June 23, 1959
1. 3572Alexander's Ragtime Band
2. 3574When Your Lover Has Gone
3. 3576It Had To Be You
Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt (trumpet) Bennie Crawford (alto,baritone saxophone) David Newman (tenor saxophone) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming (drums)
NYC, June 26, 1959
3598I Believe To My Soul

8095   The Complete Life Of General Douglas MacArthur Through His Own Words

no details

8096   Solomon Burke - Rock 'N' Soul

Leon Cohen (alto saxophone) Phil Kraus (vibraphone) Moe Wechsler (piano) Bert Keyes (organ) George Barnes, Billy Bauer, Allen Hanlon (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Ted Sommer (drums) Solomon Burke (vocals) Elise Bretton, Charles Cassey, Lillian Clark, Jerry Duane, Marcia Patterson, Alan Sokoloff, Mike Stewart (backing vocals) Ray Ellis (arranger, director)
NYC, December 13, 1960
5222Just Out Of Reach
Leon Cohen (alto saxophone) Jesse Powell (tenor saxophone) Phil Kraus (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano) Bob Mosley (organ) Don Arnone, Everett Barksdale, Al Caiola, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Art Davis (bass) Gary Chester (drums) Solomon Burke (vocals) William Eaton, Noah Hopkins, Richard Kraus, Howard Roberts, Earl Rogers, Sherman Sneed, David Vogel (backing vocals) Claus Ogerman (arranger, director)
NYC, December 6, 1961
5844Cry To Me
Marky Markowitz, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Ben Smith, Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Artie Butler (piano) George Barnes, Bob Bushnell (guitar) Russ Saunders (electric bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Phil Kraus (tambourine) Solomon Burke (vocals) unidentified female choir, Gary Sherman (arranger, director)
NYC, March 15, 1963
6880Can't Nobody Love Love
6881If You Need Me
6882Hard Ain't It Hard
6883You Can't Love Them All
Robert Scott (trumpet) Billy Butler (guitar) replaces Royal, Kraus
NYC, August 16, 1963
7146Won't You Give Me One More Chance
7147Beautiful Brown Eyes
7148You're Too Good For Me
Lammar Wright (trumpet) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Charles De Angelis (tenor saxophone) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Paul Griffin (piano) Bob Bushnell, Al Shackman, Bill Suyker (guitar) Russ Saunders (electric bass) Gary Chester (drums) Solomon Burke (vocals) Estelle Brown, Cissy Houston, Sylvia Shemwell, Dee Dee Warwick (backing vocals) Gary Sherman (arranger, director)
NYC, December 12, 1963
7470He'll Have To Go
7471Someone To Love Me
7472Goodbye Baby Goodbye
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8096.

8097   The Shadows Know!

The Shadows (rock group)
London, England?, April 14, 1964
7732Theme For Young Lovers
same personnel
London, England, released 1964
7871The Rise And Fall Of Flingle Blunt
same personnel
London, England?, released 1964
7888The Lonely Bull
7889Dakota
7890French Dressing
7891Don't It Make You Feel Good
7892Zambesi
7893Temptation
7894Chattanooga Choo-Choo
7895Tonight
7896That's The Way It Goes
7897In The Mood
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8097.

8098   Various Artists - The Jamaica Ska

no details
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8098.

8099   The Drifters - Under The Boardwalk

Billy Davis (guitar) Rudy Lewis (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals)
NYC, June 28, 1962
6357Up On The Roof
6358I Feel Good All Over
Billy Davis (guitar) Rudy Lewis (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Eugene Pearson (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals) Doris Troy, Dee Dee Warwick, Dionne Warwick (vocals)
NYC, January 22, 1963
6743Let The Music Play
6744On Broadway
Billy Davis (guitar) Rudy Lewis, Johnny Moore (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Eugene Pearson (baritone vocals) Johnny Terry (bass vocals)
NYC, April 12, 1963
6920Rat Race
6921If You Don't Come Back
6922I'll Take You Home
add Doris Troy, Dee Dee Warwick, Dionne Warwick (vocals) Gary Chapman (arranger, conductor)
NYC, August 22, 1963
7172In The Land Of Make Believe
7173Didn't It
Billy Davis (guitar) Rudy Lewis or Johnny Moore (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Eugene Pearson (baritone vocals) Johnny Terry (bass vocals) Doris Troy, Dee Dee Warwick, Dionne Warwick (vocals) Gary Chapman (arranger)
NYC, December 12, 1963
7467One Way Love
7468Vaya Con Dios
Billy Davis (guitar) Johnny Moore (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Eugene Pearson (baritone vocals) Johnny Terry (bass vocals) Teacho Wiltshire (arranger)
NYC, May 21, 1964
7922Under The Boardwalk
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8099.

8100   Various Artists - Porky's Golden Dusties

The Clovers (doo wop group)
NYC, December 16, 1954
1402Blue Velvet
Gil Bernal (tenor saxophone) Mike Stoller (piano) Barney Kessel or Charles "Chuck" Norris (guitar) Ralph Hamilton (bass) Jesse Sailes (drums) Carl Gardner (lead tenor vocals) Grady Chapman, Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Billy Richards, Roy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (bass vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, September 28, 1955
1669 | A32Smokey Joe's Cafe
The Superiors
Philadelphia, PA, October, 1957
4101 | 57C316Lost Love
Elmon Wright, Lammar Wright (trumpet) George Matthews (trombone) Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) King Curtis, Alva McCain, Noble Watts (tenor saxophone) Paul Williams (baritone saxophone) George Stubbs (piano) James Albert Bethea, Cornell Dupree, Thomas Palmer (guitar) Alonzo Collins, Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Ray Lucas (drums) The Falcons (vocal group)
"Apollo Theater", NYC, November 16, 1963
7392I Found A Love