Atlantic Records Discography: 1950

1950

Ruth Brown And The Delta Rhythm Boys

Billy Taylor (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) The Delta Rhythm Boys (vocal quartet)
NYC, January 17, 1950
355(I'll Come Back) SomedayAtlantic 899; Route 66 (Swd) Kix 16
356Why Am I Treated So BadAtlantic 899
357Sentimental Journeyrejected
358It's All In Your MindAtlantic 1023; Route 66 (Swd) Kix 16
* Route 66 (Swd) Kix 16   Ruth Brown And Her Rhythmakers - Sweet Baby Of Mine
* Atlantic 899   Ruth Brown - Why / (I'll Come Back) Someday
* Atlantic 1023   Ruth Brown - Sentimental Journey / It's All In Your Mind

Mary Johnson Davis Gospel Singers

Jeff Banks, Mary Johnson Davis, Frances Steadman (vocals) and others
NYC, January 19, 1950
359God Is Ableunissued
360Do You Know Him-
361I Need TheeAtlantic 903
362He Has A Way That's Might Sweet-
363Satisfied With Jesusunissued
* Atlantic 903   Mary Johnson Davis Gospel Singers - I Need Thee / He Has A Way That's Might Sweet

Parker Brothers Quartet

Parker Brothers Quartet
Washington, DC, January 22, 1950
364Father Abrahamunissued
365Dark Clouds-
366I Can't Help From Cryin' SometimesAtlantic 908
367The Separating Line-
368Jesus Shall Make Up My Dying Bedunissued
369Dry Bones-
370When Gabriel Sounds His Trumpet-
* Atlantic 908   Parker Brothers Quartet - I Can't Help From Cryin' Sometimes / The Separating Line

Bill Grammar

Bill Grammar
Washington, DC, circa January 22, 1950???
371When You KnowPlaza 5506
372Since I Lost My Baby-
* Plaza 5506   Bill Grammar - When You Know / Since I Lost My Baby

The Delta Rhythm Boys

The Delta Rhythm Boys (vocal quartet)
NYC, January 24, 1950
373Nobody KnowsAtlantic 900
374You Don't Move Me Anymoreunissued
375Sentimental Journey-
376If You See Tears In My EyesAtlantic 900, LP 8161
377I Lied (When I Said I Loved You)unissued
* Atlantic LP 8161, SD 8161   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 1: The Roots 1947-52
* Atlantic 900   The Delta Rhythm Boys - Nobody Knows / If You See Tears In My Eyes

Stuart Wade

Stuart Wade
NYC, circa January, 1950???
378My Red-Headed GalAtlantic 723
379Rebel Yell!-
* Atlantic 723   Stuart Wade - My Red-Headed Gal / Rebel Yell!

Joe Bushkin Solo

Joe Bushkin (piano)
NYC, February 24, 1950
381I Can't Get StartedAtlantic LP 108
382It Never Entered My MindAtlantic 671, LP 108
383Oh, Look At Me NowAtlantic LP 108
384So In LoveAtlantic 669, LP 108
385I Love A PianoAtlantic LP 108
386If I Knew You Were ThereAtlantic 671, LP 108
387One For The RoadAtlantic 670, LP 108
* Atlantic LP 108   Joe Bushkin - I Love A Piano
* Atlantic 671   Joe Bushkin - It Never Entered My Mind / If I Knew You Were There
* Atlantic 669   Joe Bushkin - So In Love / Stompin' At The Savoy
* Atlantic 670   Joe Bushkin - One For The Road / Dancing On The Ceiling

Joe Bushkin Solo

Joe Bushkin (piano): same personnel
NYC, February 25, 1950
401But Not For MeAtlantic LP 108
402Dancing On The CeilingAtlantic 670, LP 108
403Stompin' At The SavoyAtlantic 669, LP 108
* Atlantic LP 108   Joe Bushkin - I Love A Piano
* Atlantic 670   Joe Bushkin - One For The Road / Dancing On The Ceiling
* Atlantic 669   Joe Bushkin - So In Love / Stompin' At The Savoy

Ruth Brown With Sid Bass' Orchestra

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
392I Can Dream, Can't IAtlantic 905
393Sentimental JourneyAtlantic 905, 1023, LP 8004
394Where Can I GoAtlantic 907
395Dear Little Boy Of Mine-
* Atlantic LP 8004   Ruth Brown
* Atlantic 905   Ruth Brown - I Can Dream, Can't I / Sentimental Journey
* Atlantic 1023   Ruth Brown - Sentimental Journey / It's All In Your Mind
* Atlantic 907   Ruth Brown - Where Can I Go / Dear Little Boy Of Mine

Cattie Adams And Harry Van Walls And His Orchestra

Cattie Adams (vocals) and others
NYC, February 28, 1950
388Telephone BluesAtlantic unissued
389Hear Me Talkin'-

Harry Van Walls And His After Hour Session Boys

unknown (trumpet) unknown (tenor sax) Harry Van Walls (piano) Brownie McGhee as Spider Sam (guitar, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, February 28, 1950
390Tee-Nah-NahAtlantic 904
391Ain't Gonna Scold You-
* Atlantic 904   Harry Van Walls - Tee-Nah-Nah / Ain't Gonna Scold You

Pete Sherman

Pete Sherman
NYC, circa February, 1950???
396Paddock On My Heartunissued
397There's A Blue Sky Way Out Yonder-
398Waltz Of The RosesAtlantic 724
399Yesterdays Dreams-
400When My Dreamboat Comes Homeunissued
* Atlantic 724   Pete Sherman - Waltz Of The Roses / Yesterdays Dreams

Willie Kelly

Willie Kelly
NYC, circa February, 1950???
404CollegiateAtlantic unissued
405Yes, We Have No Bananas-

Sticks McGhee

Joe Morris (trumpet) Johnny Griffin, Wally Williams (tenor sax) Bill McLemore (baritone sax) Elmo Hope (piano) Sticks McGhee (guitar, vocals) Bobby Burton (bass) Sinclair Abbott (drums)
NYC, circa February, 1950
380Sugar Foot RagAtlantic unissued

Al Hibbler With Billy Kyle's Orchestra

Billy Kyle (piano) Al Hibbler (vocals) and others
NYC, April 19, 1950
406Dedicated To YouAtlantic LP 1251
407Dedicated To You (track)unissued
408Danny BoyAtlantic 911, 1071
409If I Knew You Were ThereAtlantic 932, LP 1251
410Song Of The WandererAtlantic 911, LP 1251
* Atlantic LP 1251   Al Hibbler - After The Lights Go Down Low
* Atlantic 911   Al Hibbler - Danny Boy / Song Of The Wanderer
* Atlantic 1071   Al Hibbler - Danny Boy / Now I Lay Me Down To Dream
* Atlantic 932   Al Hibbler - If I Knew You Were There / I'm Travelin' Light

Tommy Reynolds And His Orchestra

Chris Griffin (trumpet) Cutty Cutshall (trombone) Tommy Reynolds (clarinet) Ralph Sutton (piano) Jack Lesberg (bass) George Wettling (drums)
NYC, April 26, 1950
411Crazy Words, Crazy TuneAtlantic 910
412Did You Come Back To Say Goodbye-
413Oceana RollAtlantic 921
414Valentina-
* Atlantic 910   Tommy Reynolds - Crazy Words, Crazy Tune / Did You Come Back To Say Goodbye
* Atlantic 921   Tommy Reynolds - Oceana Roll / Valentina

Sticks McGhee

Sonny Terry (harmonica) Harry Van Walls (piano) Sticks McGhee (guitar, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, May 10, 1950
415I Need A Loverunissued
416Let's Do ItAtlantic 912
417She's Gone-
418House Warmin' BoogieAtlantic 926
419Blue BarrelhouseAtlantic 937
* Atlantic 912   Sticks McGhee - Let's Do It / She's Gone
* Atlantic 926   Sticks McGhee - Blues And Broken Hearted / House Warmin' Boogie / Tennessee Waltz Blues
* Atlantic 937   Sticks McGhee - Blue Barrelhouse / One Monkey Don't Stop The Show

Erroll Garner Trio

Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Doc West (drums)
NYC, May 12, 1950
420Lullaby Of The LeavesAtlantic 672, EP 507, LP 112; Clarion LP 610
421MargieAtlantic 672, EP 508, LP 112
422SummertimeAtlantic EP 574, ALR 135, LP 1227
423RamonaAtlantic ALR 135
424Erroll At The Philharmonic (aka Perpetual Emotion) (aka Margin For Erroll) (as Garnerology)-
425PoincianaAtlantic EP 508, ALR 135
426The Sheik Of ArabyAtlantic 675, EP 507, LP 112
427There Is No Greater LoveAtlantic 673, LP 112
428Serenade In BlueAtlantic 675, EP 574, LP 112; Clarion LP 610
429I'm Confessin'Atlantic LP 1227
430I'll Be Seeing YouAtlantic 674, EP 508, LP 112
431TreesAtlantic 674, EP 507, LP 112; Clarion LP 610
432I May Be Wrong (But I Think You're Wonderful)Atlantic 673, EP 509, LP 112, LP 1227
433FuturamicAtlantic EP 508, ALR 135
434Reminiscing In BlueAtlantic ALR 135
* Clarion LP 610   Erroll Garner - Serenade In Blue
* Atlantic LP 1227   Erroll Garner - The Greatest Garner
* Atlantic LP 112   Erroll Garner At The Piano
* Atlantic ALR 135   Erroll Garner - Piano Solos, Vol. 2
* Atlantic EP 507   Erroll Garner
* Atlantic EP 508   Erroll Garner
* Atlantic EP 574   Erroll Garner
* Atlantic EP 509   Erroll Garner
* Atlantic 672   Erroll Garner - Lullaby Of The Leaves / Margie
* Atlantic 675   Erroll Garner - The Sheik Of Araby / Serenade In Blue
* Atlantic 673   Erroll Garner - There Is No Greater Love / I May Be Wrong
* Atlantic 674   Erroll Garner - I'll Be Seeing You / Trees

Jimmy Lewis

Jimmy Lewis
NYC, May 16, 1950
435All The Fun's On MeAtlantic 913
436I'm Still In Love-
437I've Gotta Right To LoveAtlantic 927
438Slippin' And Slidin'-
* Atlantic 913   Jimmy Lewis - All The Fun's On Me / I'm Still In Love
* Atlantic 927   Jimmy Lewis - I've Gotta Right To Love / Slippin' And Slidin'

Billy Bell And His Ridge Wranglers

Billy Bell
NYC, June 12, 1950?
447Cannonball YodelAtlantic 725
448I Did Everything To Make You Happyunissued
449If All My Heartaches Were Roses-
450Always Making Excuses For YouAtlantic 725
* Atlantic 725   Billy Bell - Cannonball Yodel / Always Making Excuses For You

Dorothy Ann With Will Bradley's Band

Jimmy Maxwell (trumpet) Will Bradley (trombone) Hymie Schertzer (alto sax) Peanuts Hucko (tenor sax) Ernie Caceres (baritone sax) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) possibly Bob Haggart (bass) George Wettling (drums) Dorothy Ann (vocals)
NYC, June 13, 1950
439I'm Nobody's BabyAtlantic 915
440June Night-
441Whistle And Blow Your Blues Awayunissued
442At A Georgia Camp Meeting-
* Atlantic 915   Dorothy Ann - I'm Nobody's Baby / June Night

Joe Morris And His Orchestra

Joe Morris, unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto sax) unknown (tenor sax) Elmo Hope (piano) Roy Gaines (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Laurie Tate (vocals)
NYC, June, 1950
463Anytime, Anyplace, AnywhereAtlantic 914, LP 8161, 7 81293-1-F
464Stormy WeatherAtlantic 923
465Come Back Daddy, DaddyAtlantic 914, (J) P-6191A
466Rock Me DaddyAtlantic 965
* Atlantic LP 8161, SD 8161   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 1: The Roots 1947-52
* Atlantic 7 81293-1-F   Various Artists - Atlantic Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 1: 1947-74
* Atlantic (J) P-6191A   Various Artists - Rockin' And Jumpin'
* Atlantic 914   Joe Morris - Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere / Come Back Daddy, Daddy
* Atlantic 923   Joe Morris - Stormy Weather / Don't Take You're Love Away
* Atlantic 965   Joe Morris - Rock Me Daddy / Can't Stop My Crying

Mary Johnson Davis

Mary Johnson Davis (vocals) and others
NYC, circa June, 1950???
443AAre You BurdenedAtlantic unissued
443BGod Is Able-
444ALook To Jesus-
444BI'm Getting Nearer And Nearer-
445ACome Ye Disconsolate-
445BJesus Is A Headlight-
446AI'm Saved (By The Blood Of The Saviour)-
446BGod The Father, Son And Holy Ghost-

Howlington Brothers

Howlington Brothers
circa June, 1950???
459I'm On Pins And NeedlesAtlantic 726
460Alabama Jubilee-
461Road Of Heartachesunissued
462unknown titlerejected
* Atlantic 726   Howlington Brothers - I'm On Pins And Needles / Alabama Jubilee

Don Byas Et Ses Rythmes

Don Byas (tenor sax) Art Simmons (piano) Jean-Jacques Tilche (guitar) Roger Grasset (bass) Claude Marty (drums)
Paris, France, July 4, 1950
9227SummertimeBlue Star (F) 208, BEP 74003, BLP 6802; Esquire (E) 20-005
9228Talk Of The TownBlue Star (F) 209, BLP 6805; Felsted (E) EDL 87004; Norgran MGN 12; Clef MGC 748
9229 | 774StardustBlue Star (F) 209, BEP 74003, BLP 6802; Esquire (E) 20-005; Atlantic LP 117
9230A Pretty Girl Is Like A MelodyBlue Star (F) 208, BLP 6805; Felsted (E) EDL 87004; Norgran MGN 12; Clef MGC 748
9231Old Man RiverBlue Star (F) 210, BEP 74003, BLP 6802; Esquire (E) 20-005
9232 | 773FlamingoBlue Star (F) 210, BEP 74003, BLP 6802; Esquire (E) 20-005; Atlantic LP 117
* Clef MGC 748   Various Artists - Jazz From St. Germain Des Pres (not released)
= Verve MGV 8119   Various Artists - Jazz From St. Germain Des Pres
* Blue Star (F) BLP 6802   Don Byas Et Ses Rythmes
* Esquire (E) 20-005   Don Byas - His Tenor Sax And Rhythm
* Blue Star (F) BLP 6805   Don Byas Et Ses Rythmes
* Felsted (E) EDL 87004   Don Byas And His Rythme
* Norgran MGN 12   Don Byas Et Ses Rythmes
* Atlantic LP 117   Don Byas - Tenor Sax Solos
* Blue Star (F) BEP 74003   Don Byas Et Ses Rythmes
* Blue Star (F) 208   Don Byas - Summertime / A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody
* Blue Star (F) 209   Don Byas - Talk Of The Town / Stardust
* Blue Star (F) 210   Don Byas - Old Man River / Flamingo

Mary Powers

Geo Cory (piano) Mary Powers (vocals)
NYC, July 18, 1950
469Danny BoyAtlantic ALS 111
470Homing-
471The Rosary-
472Sing Me To Sleep-
473At Dawning-
474Still As The Night-
475Tenderness-
476I Hear You Calling Meunissued
477A Perfect Day-
* Atlantic ALS 111   Mary Powers - Heart Songs

Mary Powers

Frank La Forge (piano) Mary Powers (vocals)
NYC, July 25, 1950
478The Spirit Song (Haydn)Atlantic ALS 1207
479Ombra Mai Fu (Haendel)-
480Before The Crucifix (La Forge)-
481Ich Liebe Dich (Beethoven)-
482Extase (Duparc)-
483Les Berceaux (Faure)-
484El Beso (Oubradors)-
485Nebbie (Respighi)-
486Traume (Wagner)-
487Come Sweet Death (Bach)-
488Death And The Maiden (Schubert) (Der Tod Und Das Maedchen)-
489Pieces D'amore (Martini)unissued
490Der Erl Konig (Schubert)Atlantic ALS 1207
491Ein Schwan (Grieg)unissued
492Meine Liebe Ist Gruen (Brahms)Atlantic ALS 1207
493Der Schmidt-
494Dedication-
495Lullaby-
496Requiescat (Cory)-
497The Hero (Menotti)unissued
* Atlantic ALS 1207   Mary Powers Concert

Mary Powers

Frank La Forge (piano) Mary Powers (vocals): same personnel
NYC, August 1, 1950
498The Hero (Menotti)unissued
499Requiescat (Cory)rejected
500Mighty Lak A RoseAtlantic ALS 111
* Atlantic ALS 111   Mary Powers - Heart Songs

Frank Culley And His Orchestra

Frank Culley (tenor sax) Van Walls (piano) Arlene Talley (vocals) and others
NYC, August 12, 1950
501My Silent LoveAtlantic 918
502Mona Lisa-
503Original Jump, No. 1unissued
504Original Jump, No. 2-
505Gone After Hours (After Hours Session, No. 2, Part 1)Atlantic 922, LP 8013
506Little Miss BluesAtlantic 922
507After Hours Session, No. 2, Part 2unissued
* Atlantic LP 8013   Various Artists - Dance The Rock And Roll
* Atlantic 918   Frank Culley - My Silent Love / Mona Lisa
* Atlantic 922   Frank Culley - Gone After Hours / Little Miss Blues

The Amazing Adventures Of Bronco Bob - The Magic Record Album, No. 2

by Max and Julius Levine. narrated by Burt Hilber
NYC, August 17, 1950
508The Amazing Adventures Of Bronco Bob, Part IAtlantic 116, 313
509The Amazing Adventures Of Bronco Bob, Part II-
510The Amazing Adventures Of Bronco Bob, Part IIIAtlantic 117, 313
511The Amazing Adventures Of Bronco Bob, Part IV-
* Atlantic 313   Burt Hilber - The Magic Record Album, No. 2
* Atlantic 116   Burt Hilber - The Amazing Adventures Of Bronco Bob, Part 1&2
* Atlantic 117   Burt Hilber - The Amazing Adventures Of Bronco Bob, Part 3&4

Ruth Brown

2 unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto sax) Willis Jackson (tenor sax) probably Haywood Henry (baritone sax) unknown (piano, guitar, bass, drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, September, 1950
512I Could Make You Careunissued
513Am I Making The Same Mistake AgainAtlantic 919; Route 66 (Swd) Kix 16
514Teardrops From My EyesAtlantic 919, EP 505, LP 8004, LP 8037, LP 8080; Atco SD 7009
515R.B. BluesAtlantic 986; Route 66 (Swd) Kix 16
516/519not used
* Route 66 (Swd) Kix 16   Ruth Brown And Her Rhythmakers - Sweet Baby Of Mine
* Atlantic LP 8004   Ruth Brown
* Atlantic LP 8037   Various Artists - The Rockin' Fifties
* Atlantic LP 8080   The Best Of Ruth Brown
* Atco SD 7009   Ruth Brown - unknown title
* Atlantic EP 505   Ruth Brown
* Atlantic 919   Ruth Brown - Teardrops From My Eyes / Am I Making The Same Mistake
* Atlantic 986   Ruth Brown - (Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean / R.B. Blues

Al Hibbler With Billy Taylor's Orchestra

Al Hibbler (vocals) Billy Taylor, and others
NYC, October 25, 1950
526You Can't Get Away From My Heartunissued
527The Blues Came Falling DownAtlantic 925, LP 1251
528Old FolksAtlantic 925
529I'm Travelin' LightAtlantic 932, LP 1251
* Atlantic LP 1251   Al Hibbler - After The Lights Go Down Low
* Atlantic 925   Al Hibbler - The Blues Came Falling Down / Old Folks
* Atlantic 932   Al Hibbler - If I Knew You Were There / I'm Travelin' Light

Ruth Brown With Budd Johnson's Orchestra

Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Ruth Brown (vocals) and others
NYC, October 25, 1950
530I KnowAtlantic 941
530AYou Came Alongunissued
* Atlantic 941   Ruth Brown - I Know / I Don't Want Anybody At All

Joe Morris And His Orchestra

Joe Morris, unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto sax) unknown (tenor sax) Elmo Hope (piano) Roy Gaines (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Laurie Tate (vocals)
NYC, November 14, 1950
531Don't Take You're Love Away From MeAtlantic unissued
532Too Long Now, It's Too Late-

Joe Morris And His Orchestra

Joe Morris, unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto sax) unknown (tenor sax) Elmo Hope (piano) Roy Gaines (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Teddy Smith, Laurie Tate (vocals)
NYC, November 20, 1950
533You're My DarlingAtlantic 942; Juke Box Lil (Swd) JB 610
534I Hope You're Satisfied-
535Can't Stop My CryingAtlantic 965; Juke Box Lil (Swd) JB 610
536Don't Take You're Love AwayAtlantic 923
* Juke Box Lil (Swd) JB 610   Joe Morris - Lowdown Baby
* Atlantic 942   Joe Morris - You're My Darling / I Hope You're Satisfied
* Atlantic 965   Joe Morris - Rock Me Daddy / Can't Stop My Crying
* Atlantic 923   Joe Morris - Stormy Weather / Don't Take You're Love Away

Sticks McGhee

Sticks McGhee (guitar, vocals)
NYC, November 21, 1950
537One Monkey Don't Stop The ShowAtlantic 937
538Tennessee Waltz BluesAtlantic 926
* Atlantic 937   Sticks McGhee - Blue Barrelhouse / One Monkey Don't Stop The Show
* Atlantic 926   Sticks McGhee - Blues And Broken Hearted / House Warmin' Boogie / Tennessee Waltz Blues

Ruth Brown With Budd Johnson's Orchestra

Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Ruth Brown (vocals) and others
NYC, December 14, 1950
539I Don't Want NobodyAtlantic 941
540I Knowunissued
541I Will Wait For YouAtlantic 930
542Standing On The Corner-
* Atlantic 941   Ruth Brown - I Know / I Don't Want Anybody At All
* Atlantic 930   Ruth Brown - Standin' On The Corner / I'll Wait For You

Lawyer Houston And His Guitar

Lawyer Houston (guitar, vocals)
Dallas, TX, 1950
451Dallas Bebop BluesAtlantic 916, SD 7226
452Western Rider BluesAtlantic 971, SD 7226
453Hug Me Baby-
454Out To California BluesAtlantic SD 7226
455In The Army Since 1941-
456Lawyer Houston BluesAtlantic 916, SD 7226
457Going To The West CoastAtlantic SD 7226
458Lawton, Oklahoma Blues-
* Atlantic SD 7226   Various Artists - Texas Guitar: From Dallas To L.A.
* Atlantic 916   Lawyer Houston - Dallas Bebop Blues / Lawyer Houston Blues
* Atlantic 971   Lawyer Houston - Western Rider Blues / Hug Me Baby