Atlantic Records Discography: 1952

1952 (5th anniversary)

Joe Turner With Vann "Piano Man" Walls' Orchestra

Taft Jordan (trumpet) Budd Johnson (alto sax) Freddie Mitchell (tenor sax) Arleem Kareem (baritone sax) Harry Van Walls (piano) Rector Bailey (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, January 20, 1952
786I'll Never Stop Loving YouAtlantic 960
786-?I'll Never Stop Loving You (alternate take)Atlantic LP 8033
787Sweet SixteenAtlantic 960, EP 536, LP 8005, LP 8081; Atco SD 33-376
788J.T. Bluesunissued
789Don't You CryAtlantic 970, LP 8033
790Poor Lover's Blues-
* Atlantic LP 8033   Joe Turner - Big Joe Is Here
* Atlantic LP 8005   Joe Turner
* Atlantic LP 8081   The Best Of Joe Turner
* Atco SD 33-376   Joe Turner - His Greatest Recordings - The Early Years
* Atlantic EP 536   Joe Turner
* Atlantic 960   Joe Turner - I'll Never Stop Loving You / Sweet Sixteen
* Atlantic 970   Joe Turner - Don't You Cry / Poor Lover's Blues

Ruth Brown

unknown (trumpet) Willis Jackson (tenor sax) 2 unknown (sax) Harry Van Walls (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, February 13, 1952
803Be Anything (But Be Mine)Atlantic 962, EP 535; Atco SD 7009
8045-10-15 HoursAtlantic 962, EP 505, LP 8004, LP 1239, LP 8161; Atco SD 7009
* Atco SD 7009   Ruth Brown - unknown title
* Atlantic LP 8004   Ruth Brown
* Atlantic LP 1239, LP 8010   Various Artists - Rock And Roll Forever
* Atlantic LP 8161, SD 8161   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 1 - The Roots 1947-52
* Atlantic EP 535   Ruth Brown
* Atlantic EP 505   Ruth Brown
* Atlantic 962   Ruth Brown - 5-10-15 Hours / Be Anything But Be Mine

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Graham (alto, baritone sax) Milt Jackson (vibes, piano) Percy Heath (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals -1,4)
NYC, February 29, 1952
1. 805Groovin' The Nursery RhymesAtlantic 1011, EP 521, ALS 142, LP 1257
2. 806This Is HappinessAtlantic 966, ALS 142, LP 1257
3. 807Dizz' Tune (as Mrs. Diz)Atlantic 1011, ALS 142, LP 1257
4. 808Love Is Here To StayAtlantic 966, EP 521, ALS 142, LP 1257
* Atlantic LP 1257   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy At Home And Abroad
* Atlantic ALS 142   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 2
* Atlantic EP 521   Dizzy Gillespie
* Atlantic 1011   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' The Nursery Rhymes / Dizz' Tune (Mrs. Diz)
* Atlantic 966   Dizzy Gillespie - This Is Happiness / Love Is Here To Stay

Harry Van Walls

Harry Van Walls (piano, vocals) and others
NYC, March 3, 1952
809Just One HourAtlantic unissued
810At Last I Found You Out-
811Blues Waltz-

Sylvia Syms

Barbara Carroll (piano) Joe Shulman (bass) Herb Wasserman (drums) Sylvia Syms (vocals)
NYC, March 8, 1952
812Love Walked InAtlantic EP 519, ALR 137, LP 1243
813There's Something About An Old LoveAtlantic ALR 137, LP 1243
814Mountain GreeneryAtlantic EP 519, ALR 137, LP 1243
815Down In The Depths On The Ninetieth FloorAtlantic ALR 137, LP 1243
816Can't You Just See Yourself-
817What Is There To Say-
818Lonely Woman-
819Imagination-
* Atlantic LP 1243   Sylvia Syms Sings
* Atlantic ALR 137   Songs By Sylvia Syms
* Atlantic EP 519   Songs By Sylvia Syms

The Clovers

The Clovers (doo wop group)
NYC, March 18, 1952
820Wonder Where My Baby's GoneAtlantic 969
821I Played The FoolAtlantic 977, EP 504, LP 1248
822Ting-A-LingAtlantic 969, EP 537, LP 1248; Atco SD 33-374
823Pretty Womanunissued
* Atlantic LP 1248, LP 8009   The Clovers
* Atco SD 33-374   The Clovers - Their Greatest Recordings - The Early Years
* Atlantic EP 504   The Clovers - One Mint Julep
* Atlantic EP 537   The Clovers - Good Lovin'
* Atlantic 969   The Clovers - Ting-A-Ling / Wonder Where My Baby's Gone
* Atlantic 977   The Clovers - I Played The Fool / Hey, Miss Fannie

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor sax) Art Simmons (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums) Humberto Morales (congas)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, March 25, 1952
14776 | 875Cocktails For TwoBlue Star (F) BLP 6807; Barclay (F) 820.122; Esquire (E) 10-253; Atlantic EP 521, ALS 142, LP 1257; Universal (F) 980 986-3
14777 | 877Cognac BluesBlue Star (F) 255; Atlantic EP 514, ALS 142, LP 1257; Universal (F) 980 986-3
14778 | 876Moon NocturneBlue Star (F) 257, BLP 6807; Atlantic ALS 138; Universal (F) 980 986-3
14779 | 942Sabla-Y-BluBlue Star (F) 255; Atlantic EP 514, ALS 138; Universal (F) 980 986-3
14780 | 941Blue And SentimentalBlue Star (F) 257, BLP 6807; Barclay (F) 820.122; Atlantic EP 521, ALS 138, LP 1257; Universal (F) 980 986-3
14781 | 878Just One More ChanceBarclay (F) 844.006; Esquire (E) 10-253; Atlantic EP 514, ALS 142; Universal (F) 980 986-3
* Barclay (F) 820.122   Dizzy Gillespie - The Very Thought Of You
* Atlantic LP 1257   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy At Home And Abroad
* Barclay (F) 844.006; Fontana (E) TL 5343   Dizzy Gillespie And His Operatic Strings Orchestra
* Universal (F) 980 986-3   Dizzy Gillespie - The Great Blue Star Sessions 1952-1953
* Blue Star (F) BLP 6807   Dizzy Gillespie
* Atlantic ALS 142   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 2
* Atlantic ALS 138   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 1
* Atlantic EP 521   Dizzy Gillespie
* Atlantic EP 514   Dizzy Gillespie
* Esquire (E) 10-253   Dizzy Gillespie - Cocktails For Two / Just One More Chance
* Blue Star (F) 255; Esquire (E) 10-273   Dizzy Gillespie - Cognac Blues / Sabla-Y-Blu
* Blue Star (F) 257   Dizzy Gillespie - Moon Nocturne / Blue And Sentimental

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor sax) Arnold Ross (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 6, 1952
15173 | 943When It's Sleepy Time Down SouthBlue Star (F) BLP 6807; Barclay (F) 820.122, 844.006; Esquire (E) 10-263; Atlantic EP 514, ALS 138, LP 1257; Universal (F) 980 986-3
15174Lullaby In Rhythm (alternate take)Universal (F) 980 986-3
15174 | 939Lullaby In RhythmBlue Star (F) BLP 6807; Atlantic LP 1257; Universal (F) 980 986-3
15175 | 945Just Blues (One More Blues)Esquire (E) 10-263; Atlantic ALS 138, LP 1257, LP 1337; Universal (F) 980 986-3
15176Blue MarineBlue Star (F) BLP 6807
15177 | 944Ain't Misbehavin'Barclay (F) 844.006; Atlantic ALS 138, LP 1257; Universal (F) 980 986-3
15178SummertimeBlue Star (F) BLP 6806; Universal (F) 980 986-3
15179Blue MoonBlue Star (F) BLP 6806; Barclay (F) 820.122, 844.006; Universal (F) 980 986-3
15180 | 938Mama's Blues (as Blues Chante) (aka Mrs. Dizzy Blues)Atlantic ALS 138, LP 1257; Universal (F) 980 986-3
940FragileAtlantic ALS 138
* Barclay (F) 820.122   Dizzy Gillespie - The Very Thought Of You
* Barclay (F) 844.006; Fontana (E) TL 5343   Dizzy Gillespie And His Operatic Strings Orchestra
* Atlantic LP 1257   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy At Home And Abroad
* Atlantic LP 1337   Various Artists - The Blues In Modern Jazz
* Universal (F) 980 986-3   Dizzy Gillespie - The Great Blue Star Sessions 1952-1953
* Blue Star (F) BLP 6807   Dizzy Gillespie
* Atlantic ALS 138   Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 1
* Blue Star (F) BLP 6806   Dizzy Gillespie With Strings
* Atlantic EP 514   Dizzy Gillespie
* Esquire (E) 10-263   Dizzy Gillespie - When It's Sleepy Time Down South / Just Blues (One More Blues)

Willis Jackson And His Band

unknown (trumpet) unknown (trombone) Willis Jackson (tenor sax) unknown (baritone sax) unknown (piano, bass, drums) Gladys Bruce (vocals)
NYC, May 23, 1952
841Here In My HeartAtlantic 967
842EstrellitaAtlantic 975
843Rock, Rock, RockAtlantic 967, LP 8013
844Gator's GrooveAtlantic 975, LP 8013
* Atlantic LP 8013   Various Artists - Dance The Rock And Roll
* Atlantic 967   Willis Jackson - Here In My Heart / Rock, Rock, Rock
* Atlantic 975   Willis Jackson - Estrellita / Gator's Groove

Mabel Mercer

Mabel Mercer (vocals) and others
NYC, May 29, 1952
848Let Me Love YouAtlantic ALS 403, LP 2-602
849By Myself-
850Some Fine Day-
851From This Moment OnAtlantic EP 522, ALS 403, LP 2-602
852Would You Believe It-
* Atlantic LP 2-602   The Art Of Mabel Mercer
* Atlantic ALS 403   Songs By Mabel Mercer, Vol. 2
* Atlantic EP 522   Songs By Mabel Mercer

Mabel Mercer

Mabel Mercer (vocals) and others: same personnel
NYC, June 1, 1952
853Over The WeekendAtlantic ALS 403, LP 2-602
854Goodbye John-
855Trouble Man-
856It Happens All Over The WorldAtlantic LP 2-602
857Experimentunissued
858Sneeden's Landing (as Did You Ever Cross Over To Sneeden's)Atlantic ALS 403, LP 2-602
* Atlantic LP 2-602   The Art Of Mabel Mercer
* Atlantic ALS 403   Songs By Mabel Mercer, Vol. 2

Ruth Brown

Ruth Brown (vocals) and others
NYC, June 11, 1952
859You're The Only One I LoveAtlantic unissued
860My Tall Man-

The Cardinals

The Cardinals (doo wop group)
NYC, June 21, 1952
861The BumpAtlantic 972
862If You Can See My Babyunissued
863This Can't Be The End-
864She RocksAtlantic 972
* Atlantic 972   The Cardinals - She Rocks / The Bump

The Tilters

The Tilters (doo wop group)
NYC, June 29, 1952
865El CumbancheroAtlantic rejected
866Gene's Blues-
867Ad Lib Blues-
868Ee-Til-Ya-Dee-

Ruth Brown

Willis Jackson (tenor sax) unknown (cello) Harry Van Walls (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) James Quintet
NYC, July 2, 1952
869Have A Good TimeAtlantic 973; Atco SD 7009; Route 66 (Swd) Kix 16
870Daddy DaddyAtlantic 973, EP 535, LP 8004, LP 8080; Atco SD 7009
* Atco SD 7009   Ruth Brown - unknown title
* Route 66 (Swd) Kix 16   Ruth Brown And Her Rhythmakers - Sweet Baby Of Mine
* Atlantic LP 8004   Ruth Brown
* Atlantic LP 8080   The Best Of Ruth Brown
* Atlantic EP 535   Ruth Brown
* Atlantic 973   Ruth Brown - Daddy Daddy / Have A Good Time

The Clovers

Bill Harris (guitar) John Bailey (lead vocals) Matthew McQuater (tenor vocals) Harold Lucas (baritone vocals) Harold Winley (bass vocals)
NYC, August 7, 1952
871One More Kissunissued
872Crawlin'Atlantic 989, EP 537, LP 1248
873Yes, It's YouAtlantic 989, LP 1248, LP 8162
874Hey, Miss FannieAtlantic 977, EP 504, LP 1248; Atco SD 33-374
* Atlantic LP 1248, LP 8009   The Clovers
* Atlantic LP 8162, SD 8162   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 2 - The Golden Years 1953-55
* Atco SD 33-374   The Clovers - Their Greatest Recordings - The Early Years
* Atlantic EP 537   The Clovers - Good Lovin'
* Atlantic EP 504   The Clovers - One Mint Julep
* Atlantic 989   The Clovers - Crawlin' / Yes, It's You
* Atlantic 977   The Clovers - I Played The Fool / Hey, Miss Fannie

Ray Charles

unknown (trumpet) unknown (sax) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, September 11, 1952
890The Sun's Gonna Shine AgainAtlantic 984, LP 8025, LP 8063
891Roll With Me BabyAtlantic 976, LP 8029
892The Midnight HourAtlantic 976, LP 8052
893Jumpin' In The Mornin'Atlantic 984, LP 8029
* Atlantic LP 8025   Ray Charles - Yes Indeed
* Atlantic LP 8063   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 1
= Atlantic LP 2-900   The Ray Charles Story
* Atlantic LP 8029   Ray Charles - What'd I Say
* Atlantic LP 8052   Ray Charles - The Genius Sings The Blues
* Atlantic 984   Ray Charles - The Sun's Gonna Shine Again / Jumpin' In The Mornin'
* Atlantic 976   Ray Charles - Roll With Me Baby / The Midnight Hour

Wilbur DeParis And His Rampart Street Ramblers

Sidney DeParis (trumpet, vocals) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) Omer Simeon (clarinet) Don Kirkpatrick (piano) Eddie Gibbs (banjo) Harold Jackson (bass) Freddie Moore (drums)
NYC, September 11, 1952
879HindustanAtlantic ALS 141, ALS 1208, LP 1233
880Shreveport StompAtlantic EP 511, ALS 143, ALS 1208, LP 1233
881The PearlsAtlantic ALS 141, LP 1233
882Tres MoutardeAtlantic EP 511, ALS 141, ALS 1208, LP 1233
883When The Saints Go Marching In-
884The MartiniqueAtlantic ALS 141, LP 1233
885Under The Double EagleAtlantic ALS 143, LP 1233
886Battle Hymn Of The Republic-
887Prelude In C Sharp MinorAtlantic ALS 141, LP 1233
888Marchin' And Swingin'Atlantic ALS 143, LP 1233
889Sensation RagAtlantic ALS 143, ALS 1208
* Atlantic ALS 1208   Wilbur DeParis And His Rampart Street Ramblers
* Atlantic LP 1233, SD 1233   Wilbur DeParis - Marchin' And Shoutin'
* Atlantic ALS 141   New Orleans Jazz By Wilbur DeParis And His Rampart Street Ramblers, Vol. 1
* Atlantic ALS 143   New Orleans Jazz By Wilbur DeParis And His Rampart Street Ramblers, Vol. 2
* Atlantic EP 511   New Orleans Jazz By Wilbur DeParis And His Rampart Street Ramblers

Ruth Brown

Ruth Brown (vocals) and others
NYC, September 12, 1952
894Good For Nothing JoeAtlantic 978
895Three LettersAtlantic 978, EP 535; Atco SD 7009
896Love Me Or Leave Meunissued
* Atco SD 7009   Ruth Brown - unknown title
* Atlantic EP 535   Ruth Brown
* Atlantic 978   Ruth Brown - Three Letters / Good For Nothing Joe

The Tilters

The Tilters (doo wop group)
NYC, September 22, 1952
902El CumbancheroAtlantic 979
903Gene's Bluesunissued
904Improvised Boogie-
905Ee-Til-Ya-DeeAtlantic 979
* Atlantic 979   The Tilters - La Cumbanchero / Ee-Til-Ya-Deee

Joe Turner With Vann "Piano Man" Walls' Orchestra

Joe Morris (trumpet) William Burchett, Salvadore Davis (trombone) Arleem Kareem (alto sax) Freddie Mitchell (tenor sax) Dave McRae (baritone sax) Harry Van Walls (piano) Shebs Hobbs (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, September 23, 1952
906Still In Love (With You)Atlantic 982, LP 8023, LP 8081; Atco SD 33-376
907Baby I Still Want YouAtlantic 982, LP 8033
908Feel Like Havin' Some Sportunissued
909What Is Your Secret-
* Atlantic LP 8023   Joe Turner - Rockin' The Blues
* Atlantic LP 8081   The Best Of Joe Turner
* Atco SD 33-376   Joe Turner - His Greatest Recordings - The Early Years
* Atlantic LP 8033   Joe Turner - Big Joe Is Here
* Atlantic 982   Joe Turner - Still In Love (With You) / Baby I Still Want You

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) Dr. Jones (vocals)
NYC, October 1, 1952
915Sure Cure For The BluesAtlantic unissued
916Hurry Hurry Baby-

Harry Van Walls And His Orchestra

unknown (tenor sax) Harry Van Walls (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, October 7, 1952
917The Moocheunissued
918St. Louis Blues-
919After MidnightAtlantic 980
920On The Sunny Side Of The Streetunissued
921Blue SenderAtlantic 980
* Atlantic 980   Harry Van Walls - After Midnight / Blue Sender

Ruth Brown

Taft Jordan (trumpet) unknown (sax) unknown (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, December 19, 1952
958Knockin'unissued
959Ragged And Poor-
960Mama, He Treats Your Daughter MeanAtlantic 986, EP 505, LP 8004, LP 1239, LP 8162, SD 2-504; Atco SD 33-314, SD 7009
961You're The Only One I Loveunissued
* Atlantic LP 8004   Ruth Brown
* Atlantic LP 1239, LP 8010   Various Artists - Rock And Roll Forever
* Atlantic LP 8162, SD 8162   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 2 - The Golden Years 1953-55
* Atlantic SD 2-504   Various Artists - The Atlantic Soul Years
* Atco SD 33-314   Various Artists - Rock Begins, Vol. 1
* Atco SD 7009   Ruth Brown - unknown title
* Atlantic EP 505   Ruth Brown
* Atlantic 986   Ruth Brown - (Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean / R.B. Blues

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) Faye Adams, Jack Walker (vocals)
NYC, December 23, 1952
966I'm Going To Leave YouAtlantic 985
967Once Moreunissued
968That's What Makes My Baby FatAtlantic 985; Juke Box Lil (Swd) JB 610
969Sweet TalkAtlantic 1007
* Juke Box Lil (Swd) JB 610   Joe Morris - Lowdown Baby
* Atlantic 985   Joe Morris - I'm Going To Leave You / That's What Makes My Baby Fat
* Atlantic 1007   Joe Morris - Watch Out, I Told You / Sweet Talk

The Rockets

Harry Van Walls (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) The Rockets (vocal group)
NYC, December 30, 1952
970Big Leg MamaAtlantic 988
971Ride In My Oldsmobileunissued
972Open The DoorAtlantic 988
973Boogie Woogie Mamaunissued
974Where'd She Go-
* Atlantic 988   The Rockets - Big Leg Mama / Open The Door