Atlantic Records Discography: 1955

1955

Paul Barbarin And His New Orleans Jazz

John Brunious (trumpet) Bob Thomas (trombone) Willie Humphrey (clarinet) Lester Santiago (piano) Danny Barker (banjo, vocals) Milt Hinton (bass) Paul Barbarin (drums)
NYC, January 7, 1955
1405Sing OnAtlantic LP 1215
1406Someday Sweetheart-
1407Bourbon Street ParadeAtlantic EP 546, LP 1215
1408Just A Little While To Stay HereAtlantic LP 1215
1409Eh La BasAtlantic EP 547, LP 1215
1410Bugle Boy March-
1411Crescent BluesAtlantic LP 1215
1412Honky Tonk Townunissued
1413Second Line-
1414Walking Through The Streets Of The CityAtlantic LP 1215
1415I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister KateAtlantic EP 546, LP 1215
1416Bill Baileyunissued
* Atlantic LP 1215, SD 1215   Paul Barbarin And His New Orleans Jazz
* Atlantic EP 546   Paul Barbarin And His New Orleans Jazz
* Atlantic EP 547   Paul Barbarin And His New Orleans Jazz

Chris Barber's Jazz Band

Pat Halcox (cornet) Chris Barber (trombone) Monty Sunshine (clarinet) Lonnie Donegan (banjo) Jim Bray (bass) Ron Bowden (drums)
London, England, January 13, 1955
3324Diga Diga DooAtlantic LP 1292
* Atlantic LP 1292   Here Is Chris Barber

The Cardinals

The Cardinals (doo wop group)
NYC, January 18, 1955
1417MisirlouAtlantic 1054
1418The Door Is Still OpenAtlantic 1054, LP 8065
1419Love Come Tumbling Downunissued
1420Bang-A-Lang-
* Atlantic LP 8065   Various Artists - The Solid Gold Groups
* Atlantic 1054   The Cardinals - The Door Is Still Open / Misirlou

Arnett Cobb And His Band

Ed Lewis (trumpet) Al Grey (trombone) Arnett Cobb (tenor sax) Charlie Ferguson (tenor, baritone sax) George Rhodes (piano) Walter Buchanan (bass) Al Walker (drums)
NYC, January 19, 1955
1421Perfidiaunissued
1422Flying Home MamboAtlantic 1056, LP 8013
1423Light Like That-
* Atlantic LP 8013   Various Artists - Dance The Rock And Roll
* Atlantic 1056   Arnett Cobb - Flying Home Mambo / Light Like That

Joe Turner With Jesse Stone's Orchestra

unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) unknown (baritone sax) Jesse Stone (piano, director) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) probably Connie Kay (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, January 28, 1955
1424Morning, Noon And NightAtlantic 1080, LP 8023
1425Ti-Ri-Lee (probably incorrect)unissued
1426Hide And SeekAtlantic 1069, EP 586, LP 8005, LP 1239
1427Flip, Flop And FlyAtlantic 1053, EP 565, LP 8005, LP 1239, LP 8081
* Atlantic LP 8023   Joe Turner - Rockin' The Blues
* Atlantic LP 8005   Joe Turner
* Atlantic LP 1239, LP 8010   Various Artists - Rock And Roll Forever
* Atlantic LP 8081   The Best Of Joe Turner
* Atlantic EP 586   Joe Turner
* Atlantic EP 565   Joe Turner
* Atlantic 1080   Joe Turner - Morning, Noon And Night / Up, Up And Away
* Atlantic 1069   Joe Turner - Midnight Cannonball / Hide And Seek
* Atlantic 1053   Joe Turner - Ti-Ri-Lee / Flip, Flop And Fly

LaVern Baker

Sam Taylor (tenor sax) unknown (baritone sax) unknown (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) unknown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, February 20, 1955
1432That's All I NeedAtlantic 1057, LP 8007
1433Bop-Ting-A-LingAtlantic 1057, EP 566, LP 8007, LP 1239; Atco SD 33-372
1434Lots And Lots Of LoveAtlantic LP 8002
* Atlantic LP 8007   LaVern Baker
* Atlantic LP 1239, LP 8010   Various Artists - Rock And Roll Forever
* Atco SD 33-372   LaVern Baker - Her Greatest Recordings: The Early Years
* Atlantic LP 8002   LaVern Baker - LaVern
* Atlantic EP 566   LaVern Baker
* Atlantic 1057   LaVern Baker - Bop-Ting-A-Ling / That's All I Need

The Sh-Booms

The Sh-Booms (doo wop group)
NYC, February 23, 1955
1435LuluAtlantic unissued
1436Pretty WildCat 117
1437Love On LoveAtlantic unissued
1438Heartbeat-
* Cat 117   The Sh-Booms - Could It Be / Pretty Wild

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 1, 1955
1723Isn't It RomanticAtlantic EP 538, LP 1212, (Eu) ATL 50247; Mosaic MR6-125
1724Not Really The BluesAtlantic EP 540, LP 1212, (Eu) ATL 50247; Mosaic MR6-125
1725Martians Go Home (as Martians Stay Home)Atlantic EP 539, LP 1212, (Eu) ATL 50247, SD 2-316, (E) K 50714; Mosaic MR6-125
1726My Heart Stood StillAtlantic EP 539, LP 1212, (Eu) ATL 50247, SD 2-316; Mosaic MR6-125
1727LoadedAtlantic (E) K 50714; Mosaic MR6-125
1728Oh! Play That ThingAtlantic EP 538, LP 1212, (Eu) ATL 50247; Mosaic MR6-125
1729BillAtlantic (E) K 50714; Mosaic MR6-125
173012th Street Rag-
1731The Lady In Red-
* Atlantic LP 1212   Shorty Rogers - The Swinging Mr. Rogers
* Atlantic (Eu) ATL 50247   Shorty Rogers - West Coast Jazz
* Mosaic MR6-125, MD4-125   The Complete Atlantic And EMI Jazz Recordings Of Shorty Rogers
* Atlantic SD 2-316   Various Artists - The Jazz Years-25th Anniversary
* Atlantic (E) K 50714   Shorty Rogers - Martians Stay Home
* Atlantic EP 538   Shorty Rogers - The Swinging Mr. Rogers
* Atlantic EP 540   Shorty Rogers - The Swinging Mr. Rogers
* Atlantic EP 539   Shorty Rogers - The Swinging Mr. Rogers

Ruth Brown

unknown (trumpet) unknown (trombone) Sam Taylor (tenor sax) unknown (baritone sax) unknown (piano, guitar, bass, drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) The Rhythmakers (vocal group)
NYC, March 1, 1955
1439I Wanna Be Lovedunissued
1440I Can See Everybody's BabyAtlantic 1059, LP 8026
1441As Long As I'm MovingAtlantic 1059, LP 8004
1442What'd I SayAtlantic 1072
* Atlantic LP 8026   Ruth Brown - Miss Rhythm
* Atlantic LP 8004   Ruth Brown
* Atlantic 1059   Ruth Brown - As Long As I'm Moving / I Can See Everybody's Baby
* Atlantic 1072   Ruth Brown - It's Love Baby (24 Hours A Day) / What'd I Say

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 3, 1955
1732TrickleydidlierAtlantic LP 1212, (Eu) ATL 50247; Mosaic MR6-125
1733SolarizationAtlantic LP 1270; Mosaic MR6-125
1734That's What I'm Talking AboutAtlantic EP 540, LP 1212, (Eu) ATL 50247; Mosaic MR6-125
1735Michele's MeditationAtlantic LP 1212, (Eu) ATL 50247; Mosaic MR6-125
* Atlantic LP 1212   Shorty Rogers - The Swinging Mr. Rogers
* Atlantic (Eu) ATL 50247   Shorty Rogers - West Coast Jazz
* Mosaic MR6-125, MD4-125   The Complete Atlantic And EMI Jazz Recordings Of Shorty Rogers
* Atlantic LP 1270   Shorty Rogers - Way Up There
* Atlantic EP 540   Shorty Rogers - The Swinging Mr. Rogers

Chris Barber's Jazz Band

Pat Halcox (cornet) Chris Barber (trombone) Monty Sunshine (clarinet) Lonnie Donegan (banjo) Jim Bray (bass) Ron Bowden (drums)
London, England, March 3, 1955
3318You Don't UnderstandAtlantic 2016, LP 1292
* Atlantic LP 1292   Here Is Chris Barber
* Atlantic 2016   Chris Barber - You Don't Understand / Hush-A-Bye

Bobby Short Trio

Bobby Short (piano, vocals) Rollie Bundock (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
NYC, March 7, 1955
1443I Like The Likes Of YouAtlantic EP 544, LP 1214, SD 1620
1444ManhattanAtlantic EP 545, LP 1214
1445You Make Me Feel So Young-
1446From This Moment OnAtlantic EP 544, LP 1214
1447You Are Not My First LoveAtlantic EP 545, LP 1214, SD 1620
1448Island In The West IndiesAtlantic EP 544, LP 1214
1449Gimme A PigfootAtlantic EP 545, LP 1214, SD 1620
1450Sweet Bye And ByeAtlantic LP 1214
1451I Can't Get Started-
1452Autumn In New York-
1453Suddenly-
1454Now-
1455DinahAtlantic EP 544, LP 1214
* Atlantic LP 1214   Songs By Bobby Short
* Atlantic SD 1620   The Very Best Of Bobby Short
* Atlantic EP 544   Songs By Bobby Short
* Atlantic EP 545   Songs By Bobby Short

Chris Barber's Jazz Band

Pat Halcox (cornet) Chris Barber (trombone) Monty Sunshine (clarinet) Lonnie Donegan (banjo) Jim Bray (bass) Ron Bowden (drums)
London, England, March 8, 1955
3317Papa De-Da-DaAtlantic LP 1292
3321Everybody Loves My Baby-
* Atlantic LP 1292   Here Is Chris Barber

Chris Barber's Jazz Band

Pat Halcox (cornet) Chris Barber (trombone) Monty Sunshine (clarinet) Lonnie Donegan (banjo) Jim Bray (bass) Ron Bowden (drums): same personnel
London, England, March 9, 1955
3319Tishomingo BluesAtlantic LP 1292
* Atlantic LP 1292   Here Is Chris Barber

Chris Barber's Jazz Band

Ben Cohen, Pat Halcox (cornet) Chris Barber (trombone) Monty Sunshine (clarinet) Lonnie Donegan (banjo) Jim Bray (bass) Ron Bowden (drums)
London, England, March 18, 1955
3329Tuxedo TagAtlantic LP 1292
* Atlantic LP 1292   Here Is Chris Barber

Ivory Joe Hunter And His Ivory Tones

Ivory Joe Hunter (vocals) and others
NYC, March 26, 1955
1462That's WhyAtlantic LP 8008
1463Heaven Came Down To EarthAtlantic 1066, LP 8008
1464I Need YouAtlantic LP 8008
1465I Want SomebodyAtlantic 1066, LP 8008
* Atlantic LP 8008   Ivory Joe Hunter
* Atlantic 1066   Ivory Joe Hunter - Heaven Came Down To Earth / I Want Somebody

Tony Fruscella Septet

Tony Fruscella (trumpet) Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Allen Eager (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Bill Triglia (piano) Bill Anthony (bass) Junior Bradley (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, March 29, 1955
1466MuyAtlantic EP 557, LP 1220
1467SaltAtlantic LP 1220
1468Ta Ra Ra Boomunissued
* Atlantic LP 1220   Tony Fruscella
* Atlantic EP 557   Tony Fruscella

Tony Fruscella Quintet

Tony Fruscella (trumpet) Allen Eager (tenor sax -1/5,7) Bill Triglia (piano) Bill Anthony (bass) Junior Bradley (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, April 1, 1955
1. 1469Metropolitan BluesAtlantic EP 557, LP 1220
2. 1470Raintree CountyAtlantic LP 1220
3. 1471Blue Serenade-
4. 1472Old HatAtlantic EP 558, LP 1220
5. 1473His Master's Voice-
6. 1474I'll Be Seeing You-
7. 1475Let's Play The BluesAtlantic LP 1220
* Atlantic LP 1220   Tony Fruscella
* Atlantic EP 557   Tony Fruscella
* Atlantic EP 558   Tony Fruscella

Wilbur DeParis And His "New" New Orleans Jazz

Doc Cheatham (trumpet -1,2,4) Sidney DeParis (trumpet, tuba) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) Omer Simeon (clarinet) Sonny White (piano) Lee Blair (banjo) Wendell Marshall (bass) Pops Foster (drums)
NYC, April 2, 1955
1. 1476Mardi Gras RagAtlantic EP 556, LP 1219
2. 1477Milenberg JoysAtlantic LP 1219
3. 1478Flow Gently Sweet Afton-
4. 1479Hot LipsAtlantic EP 556, LP 1219
* Atlantic LP 1219, SD 1219   Wilbur DeParis
* Atlantic EP 556   Wilbur DeParis

The Clovers

The Clovers (doo wop group)
NYC, April 7, 1955
1480If I Could Be Loved By YouAtlantic 1073, LP 8034
1481Love, Love, LoveAtco SD 33-374
1482Nip SipAtlantic 1073, LP 8034, LP 8191
1483Kiss Me Before You GoAtlantic unissued
* Atlantic LP 8034   The Clovers' Dance Party
* Atco SD 33-374   The Clovers - Their Greatest Recordings: The Early Years
* Atlantic LP 8191, SD 8191   Various Artists - Beach Beat, Vol. 2
* Atlantic 1073   The Clovers - Nip Sip / If I Could Be Loved By You

The Tone Twins With Jimmy Lewis

The Tone Twins, Jimmy Lewis
NYC, April 8, 1955
1489Hey Pretty GirlAtlantic 1064
1490How Can I Win Your Love-
* Atlantic 1064   The Tone Twins/Jimmy Lewis - Hey Pretty Girl / How Can I Win Your Love

Wilbur DeParis And His "New" New Orleans Jazz

Sidney DeParis (trumpet, tuba) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) Omer Simeon (clarinet) Sonny White (piano) Lee Blair (banjo) Wendell Marshall (bass) Pops Foster (drums)
NYC, April 8, 1955
1484Are You From DixieAtlantic EP 555, LP 1219
1485Yama Yama ManAtlantic LP 1219
1486Panamaunissued
1487MadagascarAtlantic EP 555, LP 1219
1488March Of The Charcoal GraysAtlantic LP 1219
* Atlantic LP 1219, SD 1219   Wilbur DeParis
* Atlantic EP 555   Wilbur DeParis

George Wein Quintet

Ruby Braff (trumpet) Sam Margolis (tenor sax) George Wein (piano, vocals) Stan Wheeler (bass) Marquis Foster (drums)
NYC, April 11, 1955
1491I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A LetterAtlantic EP 559, LP 1221
1492All Too Soon-
1493You're Lucky To MeAtlantic EP 560, LP 1221
1494Back In Your Own Backyard-
1495Once In A WhileAtlantic EP 559, LP 1221
1496You Ought To Be In PicturesAtlantic EP 560, LP 1221
1497PleaseAtlantic EP 559, LP 1221
1498Did I Remember-
1499Who Cares (So Long As You Care For Me)Atlantic EP 560, LP 1221
* Atlantic LP 1221   George Wein - Wein, Women And Song
* Atlantic EP 559   George Wein - Wein, Women And Song
* Atlantic EP 560   George Wein - Wein, Women And Song

Bill Russo And His Orchestra

Bill Porter, Bill Russo (trombone) Sandy Mosse, Bill Trujillo (tenor sax) Eddie Baker (piano) Israel Crosby (bass) Dominic "Mickey" Simonetta (drums)
Chicago, IL, April 18, 1955
1621Lady (Under The Greenwood Tree)Atlantic LP 1241
1622Canon (The First Saturday In May)-
1623Ab (Speculum)-
1624Minuetunissued
* Atlantic LP 1241   Bill Russo - The World Of Alcina

Bill Russo And His Orchestra

Bill Russo (trombone) Sandy Mosse (tenor sax) Eddie Baker (piano) Israel Crosby (bass) Dominic "Mickey" Simonetta (drums)
Chicago, IL, April 19, 1955
1616Bill's BluesAtlantic LP 1241
1617Israelunissued
1618L'Affaire BugsAtlantic LP 1241
1619Bye Byeunissued
1620Ballad For My SisterAtlantic LP 1241
* Atlantic LP 1241   Bill Russo - The World Of Alcina

Dave Pell Octet

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Ray Sims (trombone) Dave Pell (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Donn Trenner (piano, cello) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Buddy Clark (bass) Bill Richmond (drums)
Hollywood, CA, April 21, 1955
1625How Are Things In Glocca MorraAtlantic EP 549, LP 1216
1626Memphis In JuneAtlantic EP 548, LP 1216
1627Deep In The Heart Of TexasAtlantic EP 550, LP 1216
1628New Orleans-
* Atlantic LP 1216   Dave Pell - Jazz And Romantic Places
* Atlantic EP 549   Dave Pell - Jazz And Romantic Places
* Atlantic EP 548   Dave Pell - Jazz And Romantic Places
* Atlantic EP 550   Dave Pell - Jazz And Romantic Places

The Drifters

Sam Taylor (tenor sax) unknown (piano, bass) Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Connie Kay (drums) Bobby Hendricks (lead tenor vocals -1,3,4) David Baughn (lead tenor vocals -1/3) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals) Ray Ellis (arranger, director)
NYC, April 21, 1955
1. 1509Drifting Away From Youunissued
2. 1510No Sweet Lovin'Atlantic 2105, LP 8059
3. 1511Steamboatunissued
4. 1512Honey BeeAtlantic 2096
* Atlantic LP 8059, SD 8059   The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
* Atlantic 2105   The Drifters - Please Stay / No Sweet Lovin'
* Atlantic 2096   The Drifters - Some Kind Of Wonderful / Honey Bee

T-Bone Walker

Andrew "Goon" Gardner (alto sax) Eddie Chamblee (tenor sax) McKinley Easton (baritone sax) John Young (piano) T-Bone Walker (guitar, vocals) Ransom Knowling (bass) Leroy Jackson (drums)
Chicago, IL, April 21, 1955
1517Papa Ain't SaltyAtlantic 1065, LP 8020
1518All I Want Is One More Chanceunissued
1519Why NotAtlantic 1074
1520T-Bone ShuffleAtlantic 1065, LP 1239, LP 8020, SD 2-506
Junior Wells (harmonica) "Jimmy Rogers" (guitar) T-Bone Walker (guitar, vocals) Willie Dixon (bass) Francey Clay (drums)
1521Play On Little GirlAtlantic 1074, LP 8020
1522T-Bone Blues SpecialAtlantic SD 7226
* Atlantic LP 8020, SD 8256   T-Bone Walker - T-Bone Blues
* Atlantic LP 1239, LP 8010   Various Artists - Rock And Roll Forever
* Atlantic SD 2-506   Various Artists - unknown title
* Atlantic SD 7226   Various Artists - Texas Guitar: From Dallas To L.A.
* Atlantic 1065   T-Bone Walker - Papa Ain't Salty / T-Bone Shuffle
* Atlantic 1074   T-Bone Walker - Why Not / Play On Little Girl

Dave Pell Octet

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Ray Sims (trombone) Dave Pell (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Donn Trenner (piano, cello) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Buddy Clark (bass) Bill Richmond (drums)
Hollywood, CA, April 23, 1955
1629The Island Of CapriAtlantic EP 548, LP 1216
1630The White Cliffs Of Dover-
1631Sunday In SavannahAtlantic EP 549, LP 1216
1632Shuffle Off To Buffalo-
* Atlantic LP 1216   Dave Pell - Jazz And Romantic Places
* Atlantic EP 548   Dave Pell - Jazz And Romantic Places
* Atlantic EP 549   Dave Pell - Jazz And Romantic Places

Ray Charles

Joe Bridgewater, Riley Webb (trumpet) David Newman (alto, baritone sax) Don Wilkerson (tenor sax) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums)
Miami, FL, April 23, 1955
1513A Fool For YouAtlantic 1063, EP 607, LP 8006, LP 8063
1514This Little Girl Of MineAtlantic 1063, LP 8006, LP 8063
1515Hard TimesAtlantic 2118, LP 8052, LP 8083
1516A Bit Of SoulAtlantic 2094, LP 8094
* Atlantic LP 8006   Ray Charles
= Atlantic LP 8006 (alt.)   Ray Charles - Hallelujah I Love Her So
* Atlantic LP 8063   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 1
= Atlantic LP 2-900   The Ray Charles Story
* Atlantic LP 8052   Ray Charles - The Genius Sings The Blues
* Atlantic LP 8083   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 3
* Atlantic LP 8094   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 4
* Atlantic EP 607   Ray Charles
* Atlantic 2118   Ray Charles - I Wonder Who / Hard Times
* Atlantic 2094   Ray Charles - A Bit Of Soul / Early In The Morning
* Atlantic 1063   Ray Charles - A Fool For You / This Little Girl Of Mine

Dave Pell Octet

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Ray Sims (trombone) Dave Pell (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Donn Trenner (piano, cello) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Buddy Clark (bass) Bill Richmond (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 26, 1955
1633Flying Down To RioAtlantic EP 550, LP 1216
1634On A Slow Boat To China-
1635London In JulyAtlantic EP 549, LP 1216
1636Paris In The SpringAtlantic EP 548, LP 1216
* Atlantic LP 1216   Dave Pell - Jazz And Romantic Places
* Atlantic EP 550   Dave Pell - Jazz And Romantic Places
* Atlantic EP 549   Dave Pell - Jazz And Romantic Places
* Atlantic EP 548   Dave Pell - Jazz And Romantic Places

Margie Day

Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Mickey Baker (guitar) Margie Day (vocals) and others
NYC, May 10, 1955
1523When You Love MeAtlantic unissued
1524Pity Pat BandCat 118
1525Ho Ho-
1526Keep My Big Mouth ShutAtlantic unissued
* Cat 118   Margie Day - Pity Pat Band / Ho Ho

Jack Montrose - Bob Gordon Quintet

Jack Montrose (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Paul Moer (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Hollywood, CA, May 11, 1955
1637A Little DuetAtlantic EP 563, LP 1223
1638ParadoxAtlantic LP 1223
1639When You Wish Upon A Star-
1640Have You Met Miss JonesAtlantic EP 564, LP 1223
1641Dot's Groovy-
* Atlantic LP 1223   Jack Montrose With Bob Gordon
* Atlantic EP 563   Jack Montrose With Bob Gordon
* Atlantic EP 564   Jack Montrose With Bob Gordon

Jack Montrose - Bob Gordon Quintet

Jack Montrose (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Paul Moer (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, May 12, 1955
1642Air De Danseunissued
1643I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of TownAtlantic EP 563, LP 1223
1644CeciliaAtlantic LP 1223
1645April's Fool-
1646The News And The Weather-
* Atlantic LP 1223   Jack Montrose With Bob Gordon
* Atlantic EP 563   Jack Montrose With Bob Gordon

The Royal Jokers

The Royal Jokers (R&B group)
NYC, May 24, 1955
1545 | A3Meet Me At ThreeAtlantic unissued
1546 | A4You Tickle Me BabyAtco 6052, LP 33-143
1547 | A5Stay HereAtco 6052
1548 | A6Rosie MaeAtlantic unissued
* Atco LP 33-143   Various Artists - The Great Group Goodies
* Atco 6052   The Royal Jokers - You Tickle Me Baby / Stay Here

Champion Jack Dupree

Champion Jack Dupree (piano, vocals) Joe Williams (bass) George DeHart (drums)
Cincinnati, OH, May 29, 1955
16799Walking The BluesAtlantic SD 8255
* Atlantic SD 8255   Champion Jack Dupree - Blues From The Gutter

Ted Straeter's New York

Bart Wallace (trumpet) Romeo Penque (flute, clarinet, sax) Laura Newell (harp) Ted Straeter (piano, vocals) Mundell Lowe or Don Arnone (guitar) Trigger Alpert or Rufus Smith (bass) Ed Shaughnessy or Martin Grupp (drums)
NYC, May 30, 1955
1551From This Moment OnAtlantic EP 553, LP 1218
1552All Is FunAtlantic LP 1218
1553Money Ain't EverythingAtlantic EP 554, LP 1218
1554OursAtlantic LP 1218
* Atlantic LP 1218   Ted Straeter's New York
* Atlantic EP 553   Ted Straeter's New York
* Atlantic EP 554   Ted Straeter's New York

The Collegians

The Collegians (doo wop group?)
NYC?, circa May, 1955???
1549Kiss Crazy BabyAtlantic unissued
1550You've Got Me Out Of My Mind-

The Cardinals

The Cardinals (doo wop group)
NYC, June 2, 1955
1555Today, Tomorrow, Foreverunissued
1556You Won't Be True To Your Heart-
1557Come Back My LoveAtlantic 1067, LP 8065
1558Two Things I LoveAtlantic 1067
* Atlantic LP 8065   Various Artists - The Solid Gold Groups
* Atlantic 1067   The Cardinals - Come Back My Love / Two Things I Love

Ted Straeter's New York

Bart Wallace (trumpet) Romeo Penque (flute, clarinet, sax) Laura Newell (harp) Ted Straeter (piano, vocals) Mundell Lowe or Don Arnone (guitar) Trigger Alpert or Rufus Smith (bass) Ed Shaughnessy or Martin Grupp (drums)
NYC, June 5, 1955
1559All Of YouAtlantic EP 554, LP 1218
1560You Came A Long Way From St. LouisAtlantic EP 553, LP 1218
1561What's NewAtlantic LP 1218
1562I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans-
* Atlantic LP 1218   Ted Straeter's New York
* Atlantic EP 554   Ted Straeter's New York
* Atlantic EP 553   Ted Straeter's New York

Ted Straeter's New York

Bart Wallace (trumpet) Romeo Penque (flute, clarinet, sax) Laura Newell (harp) Ted Straeter (piano, vocals) Mundell Lowe or Don Arnone (guitar) Trigger Alpert or Rufus Smith (bass) Ed Shaughnessy or Martin Grupp (drums): same personnel
NYC, June 6, 1955
1563This Is ItAtlantic EP 554, LP 1218
1564It's A Big Wonderful WorldAtlantic EP 553, LP 1218
1565Autumn In New YorkAtlantic LP 1218
1566You're The TopAtlantic EP 553, LP 1218
1567Something's Gotta GiveAtlantic EP 554, LP 1218
1568Love Me TomorrowAtlantic LP 1218
* Atlantic LP 1218   Ted Straeter's New York
* Atlantic EP 554   Ted Straeter's New York
* Atlantic EP 553   Ted Straeter's New York

Lennie Tristano Quartet

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"The Sing-Song Room, Confucius Restaurant", NYC, 1st set, June 11, 1955
April (alternate take)Mosaic MQ10-174
Sweet And LovelyAtlantic SD 2-7006
Background Music-
If I Had YouAtlantic LP 1224, SD 2-7003
Donna Lee (alternate take)Mosaic MQ10-174
* Atlantic SD 2-7006   The Lennie Tristano Quartet
= Mosaic MQ10-174, MD6-174   The Complete Atlantic Recordings Of Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz And Warne Marsh
* Atlantic LP 1224   Lennie Tristano
= Mosaic MQ10-174, MD6-174   The Complete Atlantic Recordings Of Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz And Warne Marsh
* Atlantic SD 2-7003   Lennie Tristano - Requiem

Lennie Tristano Quartet

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same personnel
"The Sing-Song Room, Confucius Restaurant", NYC, 2nd set, June 11, 1955
4363317 E. 32ndAtlantic SD 2-7006
4364These Foolish ThingsAtlantic LP 1224, SD 2-7003
4365'S WonderfulAtlantic SD 2-7006
4366You Go To My HeadAtlantic EP 568, LP 1224, SD 2-7003
4367All The Things You Are-
* Atlantic SD 2-7006   The Lennie Tristano Quartet
= Mosaic MQ10-174, MD6-174   The Complete Atlantic Recordings Of Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz And Warne Marsh
* Atlantic LP 1224   Lennie Tristano
= Mosaic MQ10-174, MD6-174   The Complete Atlantic Recordings Of Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz And Warne Marsh
* Atlantic SD 2-7003   Lennie Tristano - Requiem
* Atlantic EP 568   Lennie Tristano

Lennie Tristano Quartet

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same personnel
"The Sing-Song Room, Confucius Restaurant", NYC, 3rd set, June 11, 1955
Lennie-BirdAtlantic SD 2-7006
My Melancholy Baby-
April-
* Atlantic SD 2-7006   The Lennie Tristano Quartet
= Mosaic MQ10-174, MD6-174   The Complete Atlantic Recordings Of Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz And Warne Marsh

Lennie Tristano Quartet

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same personnel
"The Sing-Song Room, Confucius Restaurant", NYC, 4th set, June 11, 1955
4360Pennies In MinorAtlantic SD 2-7006
4361Mean To Me-
4362Confucius Blues-
4368A Ghost Of A ChanceAtlantic LP 1224, SD 2-7003
4369WhisperingAtlantic SD 2-7006
* Atlantic SD 2-7006   The Lennie Tristano Quartet
= Mosaic MQ10-174, MD6-174   The Complete Atlantic Recordings Of Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz And Warne Marsh
* Atlantic LP 1224   Lennie Tristano
= Mosaic MQ10-174, MD6-174   The Complete Atlantic Recordings Of Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz And Warne Marsh
* Atlantic SD 2-7003   Lennie Tristano - Requiem

Lennie Tristano Quartet

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same personnel
"The Sing-Song Room, Confucius Restaurant", NYC, 5th set, June 11, 1955
Background Music (alternate take)Mosaic MQ10-174
There Will Never Be Another YouAtlantic SD 2-7006
Donna Lee-
* Atlantic SD 2-7006   The Lennie Tristano Quartet
= Mosaic MQ10-174, MD6-174   The Complete Atlantic Recordings Of Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz And Warne Marsh

Lee Konitz Quintet With Warne Marsh

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Warne Marsh (tenor sax) Sal Mosca (piano -1/4,7) Billy Bauer (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, June 14, 1955
1. 1573Two Not OneAtlantic EP 552, LP 1217
2. 1574There Will Never Be Another You-
3. 1575Donna LeeAtlantic EP 551, LP 1217
4. 1576Don't SquawkAtlantic LP 1217
5. 1577TopsyAtlantic EP 551, LP 1217
6. 1578I Can't Get StartedAtlantic EP 552, LP 1217
7. 1579All Of Me (as Background Music)Atlantic LP 1217
* Atlantic LP 1217   Lee Konitz With Warne Marsh
* Atlantic EP 552   Lee Konitz With Warne Marsh
* Atlantic EP 551   Lee Konitz With Warne Marsh

Lee Konitz Quintet With Warne Marsh

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Warne Marsh (tenor sax) Ronnie Ball (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, June 15, 1955
1580All The Things You Areunissued
1581I Saw You Last Night-
1582Ronnie's LineAtlantic EP 552, LP 1217
* Atlantic LP 1217   Lee Konitz With Warne Marsh
* Atlantic EP 552   Lee Konitz With Warne Marsh

George Wein Quartet

Bobby Hackett as Wally Wales (trumpet) George Wein (piano, vocals) Bill Pemberton (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, June 23, 1955
1599I Married An AngelAtlantic LP 1221
1600I'm Through With Love-
1601Pennies From Heaven-
1602Why Try To Change Me Now-
* Atlantic LP 1221   George Wein - Wein, Women And Song

Billy Nightingale

Billy Nightingale
New Orleans, LA, June 23, 1955
1531 | A1The Price For LoveAtco 6053
1532 | A2Thank You, Thank You, Darling-
* Atco 6053   Billy Nightingale - Thank You, Thank You, Darling / The Price For Love

Jesse Stone And His Houserockers (as Chuck Calhoun And His Atlantic All-Stars)

Jesse Stone (vocals) and others
NYC, June 24, 1955
1583 | A7Hey TigerAtlantic 1120, LP 8013
1584 | A8Night LifeAtco 6051, LP 33-103
1585 | A9BarrelhouseAtlantic 1120, LP 8013
1586 | A10The RocketAtco 6051
* Atlantic LP 8013   Various Artists - Dance The Rock And Roll
* Atco LP 33-103   Various Artists - Rockin' Together
* Atco 6051   Jesse Stone - The Rocket / Night Life
* Atlantic 1120   Chuck Calhoun - Hey Tiger / Barrelhouse

Pauline Rogers

Pauline Rogers
NYC, June 29, 1955
1594 | A11Up Till NowAtco 6050
1595 | A12You're Everything To Me-
1596 | A13Heart Load Of LoveAtlantic unissued
* Atco 6050   Pauline Rogers - Up Till Now / You're Everything To Me

Joe "Piano" Henderson

Joe "Piano" Henderson (piano, vocals?)
circa June, 1955???
1597 | A14Sing It With Joe, Part 1Atco 6054
1598 | A15Sing It With Joe, Part 2-
* Atco 6054   Joe "Piano" Henderson - Sing It With Joe, Part 1&2

Ruth Brown

unknown (tenor sax, piano, guitar, bass, drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, July 7, 1955
1603It's Love BabyAtlantic 1072, LP 8004
* Atlantic LP 8004   Ruth Brown
* Atlantic 1072   Ruth Brown - It's Love Baby (24 Hours A Day) / What'd I Say

The Pearls

The Pearls (doo wop group)
NYC, July 7, 1955
1604 | A16Shadows Of LoveAtco 6057; Atlantic (J) P-4590A
1605 | A17Bells Of LoveAtco 6066
1606 | A18Forgive Me (as Come On Home)-
1607 | A19Yum Yum YummyAtco 6057
* Atlantic (J) P-4590A   Various Artists - Atlantic Do Wap Special
* Atco 6057   The Pearls - Shadows Of Love / Yum Yum Yummy
* Atco 6066   The Pearls - Bells Of Love / Come On Home

LaVern Baker

Emmett Berry, Shad Collins (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Dave McRae (baritone sax) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) unknown (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, July 14, 1955
1608Play It FairAtlantic 1075, EP 588, LP 8007
1609Fee-Fi-Fo-Fumunissued
1610Lucky Old SunAtlantic 1075, LP 8007
1611You Better StopAtlantic EP 575, LP 8071
* Atlantic LP 8007   LaVern Baker
* Atlantic LP 8071, SD 8071   LaVern Baker - See See Rider
* Atlantic EP 588   LaVern Baker
* Atlantic EP 575   Clyde McPhatter/LaVern Baker/Ivory Joe Hunter/Ruth Brown - All Star Rock And Roll
* Atlantic 1075   LaVern Baker - Play It Fair / Lucky Old Sun

The Sensations

The Sensations (doo wop group)
NYC, July 29, 1955
1612 | A20My Heart Cries For YouAtco 6075
1613 | A21Yes Sir, That's My BabyAtco 6056, LP 33-103, LP 33-143
1614 | A22Right Or WrongAtlantic unissued
1615 | A23SympathyAtco 6056
* Atco LP 33-103   Various Artists - Rockin' Together
* Atco LP 33-143   Various Artists - The Great Group Goodies
* Atco 6075   The Sensations - Cry, Baby, Cry / My Heart Cries For You
* Atco 6056   The Sensations - Yes Sir, That's My Baby / Sympathy

West Coast Wailers

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Lou Levy (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1955
1713CheremoyaAtlantic LP 1268
1714Marcia Lee-
* Atlantic LP 1268   Conte Candoli/Lou Levy - West Coast Wailers

West Coast Wailers

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Lou Levy (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 17, 1955
1715Pete's AlibiAtlantic LP 1268
1716Flamingo-
1717Jordu-
1718Comes Love-
1719Lover Man-
1720Lover Come Back To Me-
1721Conte Candoli Bluesunissued
1722Bill Holman-
* Atlantic LP 1268   Conte Candoli/Lou Levy - West Coast Wailers

The Terry Twins

The Terry Twins
NYC, August 18, 1955
1647 | A24EvermoreAtco 6055
1648 | A25Songbird-
* Atco 6055   The Terry Twins - Evermore / Songbird

Clyde McPhatter

unknown (trumpet, tenor, baritone sax, piano, guitar, bass, drums) Clyde McPhatter (vocals) unknown (vocal chorus)
NYC, August 25, 1955
1649I'm Not Worthy Of YouAtlantic 1081, LP 8003
1650Seven DaysAtlantic 1081, EP 605, LP 8003, LP 8077
1651My Definition Of The Bluesunissued
* Atlantic LP 8003   Clyde McPhatter And The Drifters
* Atlantic LP 8077   The Best Of Clyde McPhatter
* Atlantic EP 605   Clyde McPhatter
* Atlantic 1081   Clyde McPhatter - Seven Days / I'm Not Worthy Of You

Ruth Brown And Clyde McPhatter

Ruth Brown, Clyde McPhatter (vocals) and others
NYC, August 29, 1955
1652I Gotta Have YouAtlantic 1077, LP 8024
1653Love Has Joined Us Together-
* Atlantic LP 8024   Clyde McPhatter - Love Ballads
* Atlantic 1077   Ruth Brown/Clyde McPhatter - Love Has Joined Us Together / I Gotta Have You

Nolan Lewis

Nolan Lewis
NYC, September 8, 1955
1654 | A104Let's Start All Over AgainAtco 6058
1655 | A105Always Look Up-
1656 | A106The Song Of The FoolAtlantic unissued
1657 | A107Call Me Darling-
* Atco 6058   Nolan Lewis - Let's Start All Over Again / Always Look Up

Jimmy Griffin

Jimmy Griffin
NYC, September 14, 1955
1658 | A26Little MaryAtco 6068
1659 | A27Gettin' Ready (as I'm Getting Right)-
1660 | A28Somebody Take MeAtco 6060
1661 | A29She's A Woman-
1662 | A30I Need Your Lovin'Atlantic unissued
1663 | A31Get Wish It-
* Atco 6068   Jimmy Griffin - Little Mary / I'm Getting Right
* Atco 6060   Jimmy Griffin - She's A Woman / Somebody Take Me

Chris Barber's Jazz Band

Pat Halcox (cornet) Chris Barber (trombone) Monty Sunshine (clarinet) Lonnie Donegan (banjo) Mickey Ashman (bass) Ron Bowden (drums)
London, England, September 16, 1955
3326Doin' The Crazy WalkAtlantic LP 1292
* Atlantic LP 1292   Here Is Chris Barber

The Drifters

Buddy Lucas (tenor sax) unknown (baritone sax, 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
1664AdorableAtlantic 1078, EP 592, LP 8022, LP 8162; Atco SD 33-315, SD 33-375
1665Your Promise To Be MineAtlantic 1089, LP 8022
1666Ruby BabyAtlantic 1089, EP 592, LP 8022, LP 8073, LP 8163; Atco SD 33-375
1667SteamboatAtlantic 1078, EP 592, LP 8001, LP 8022; Atco SD 33-375
1668Drifting Away From YouAtlantic 1141, LP 8022
* Atlantic LP 8022   The Drifters - Rockin' And Driftin'
* Atlantic LP 8162, SD 8162   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 2: The Golden Years 1953-55
* Atco SD 33-315   Various Artists - Rock Begins, Vol. 2
* Atco SD 33-375   The Drifters - Their Greatest Recordings: The Early Years
* Atlantic LP 8073, SD 8073   The Best Of The Drifters - Up On The Roof
* Atlantic LP 8163, SD 8163   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 3: Rock And Roll 1956-57
* Atlantic LP 8001   Various Artists - The Greatest Rock And Roll
* Atlantic EP 592   The Drifters - Rockin' And Driftin'
* Atlantic 1078   The Drifters - Adorable / Steamboat
* Atlantic 1089   The Drifters - Ruby Baby / Your Promise To Be Mine
* Atlantic 1141   The Drifters - Drifting Away From You / Hypnotized

Chris Barber's Jazz Band

Pat Halcox (cornet) Chris Barber (trombone) Monty Sunshine (clarinet) Lonnie Donegan (banjo) Mickey Ashman (bass) Ron Bowden (drums) Ottilie Patterson (vocals)
London, England, September 25, 1955
3327Magnolia's Wedding DayAtlantic LP 1292
* Atlantic LP 1292   Here Is Chris Barber

The Robins

Gil Bernal (tenor sax) 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 CafeSpark 122; Atco LP 33-101, SD 33-315, SD 33-371; Atlantic LP 8100, LP 8163
* Atco LP 33-101   The Coasters
* Atco SD 33-315   Various Artists - Rock Begins, Vol. 2
* Atco SD 33-371   The Coasters - Their Greatest Recordings: The Early Years
* Atlantic LP 8100   Various Artists - Porky's Golden Dusties
* Atlantic LP 8163, SD 8163   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 3: Rock And Roll 1956-57
* Spark 122; Atco 6059   The Robins - Smokey Joe's Cafe / Just Like A Fool

The Robins

Gil Bernal (tenor sax) 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): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, September, 1955
1670 | A33Just Like A FoolSpark 122
same session
4073 | 57C245 | LS15Wrap It UpSpark 103; Atco LP 33-101
4074 | 57C246 | LS16Riot In Cell Block #9Spark 103; Atco EP 4503, LP 33-101, LP 33-143, SD 33-371
same session
4093 | 57C281 | LS22Loop De Loop MamboSpark 107; Atco EP 4503, LP 33-101
4094 | 57C282 | LS14One KissSpark 113; Atco LP 33-101
4095 | 57C283 | LS23I Must Be DreamingSpark 116; Atco LP 33-101
4096 | 57C284 | LS24FramedSpark 107; Atco EP 4503, LP 33-101, LP 33-143
* Atco LP 33-101   The Coasters
* Atco LP 33-143   Various Artists - The Great Group Goodies
* Atco SD 33-371   The Coasters - Their Greatest Recordings: The Early Years
* Atco EP 4503   Rock 'N Roll With The Coasters
* Spark 122; Atco 6059   The Robins - Smokey Joe's Cafe / Just Like A Fool
* Spark 103   The Robins - Riot In Cell Block #9 / Wrap It Up
* Spark 107   The Robins - Framed / Loop De Loop Mambo
* Spark 113   The Robins - One Kiss / I Love Paris
* Spark 116   The Robins - I Must Be Dreaming / The Hatchet Man

Betty Bennett

John Cave (French horn) Arthur Gleghorn, Harry Klee (flute) Philip Memoli (oboe) Gus Bivona (clarinet) Dave Pell (bass clarinet) Katherine Johnk (harp) Andre Previn (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Betty Bennett (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October 4, 1955
1701This Is The MomentAtlantic EP 572, LP 1226
1702Nobody Else But Me-
1703Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas-
1704The Next Time I Care-
* Atlantic LP 1226   Betty Bennett - Nobody Else But Me
* Atlantic EP 572   Betty Bennett - Nobody Else But Me

Jess Stacy Trio

Jess Stacy (piano) Artie Shapiro (bass) Nick Fatool (drums)
Hollywood, CA, October 6, 1955
1692Sunny Dispositionunissued
1693You Turned The Tables On MeAtlantic LP 1225
1694I Must Have That Man-
1695Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You-
1696Blues For Otis Ferguson-
* Atlantic LP 1225   Jess Stacy And The Famous Sidemen - Tribute To Benny Goodman

Betty Bennett

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, flugelhorn) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Harry Klee (alto sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax) Andre Previn (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ralph Pena (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Betty Bennett (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October 6, 1955
1705You Took Advantage Of MeAtlantic LP 1226
1706My Man's Gone Now-
1707You're Driving Me CrazyAtlantic EP 573, LP 1226
1708Mountain GreeneryAtlantic LP 1226
* Atlantic LP 1226   Betty Bennett - Nobody Else But Me
* Atlantic EP 573   Betty Bennett - Nobody Else But Me

Betty Bennett

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, flugelhorn) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Harry Klee (alto sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax) Andre Previn (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ralph Pena (bass) Irv Cottler (drums) Betty Bennett (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October 7, 1955
1709Treat Me RoughAtlantic EP 573, LP 1226
1710Island In The West Indies-
1711Sidewalks Of Cuba-
1712Tomorrow MountainAtlantic LP 1226
* Atlantic LP 1226   Betty Bennett - Nobody Else But Me
* Atlantic EP 573   Betty Bennett - Nobody Else But Me

The Castelles

The Castelles (doo wop group)
NYC, October 11, 1955
1941 | A87My Girl Awaits MeAtlantic unissued
1942 | A88Do You Remember-

The Royal Jokers

The Royal Jokers (R&B group)
NYC, October 18, 1955
1674 | A34VirginiaAtlantic unissued
1675 | A35Don't Leave My FannyAtco 6062
1676 | A36Ride On Little GirlAtco 6077
1677 | A37Rocks In My PillowAtco 6062
1678 | A38This Must Be LoveAtlantic unissued
* Atco 6062   The Royal Jokers - Don't Leave My Fanny / Rocks In My Pillow
* Atco 6077   The Royal Jokers - Ride On Little Girl / She's Mine All Mine

Ruth Brown

unknown (tenor sax, piano, bass, drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, October 19, 1955
1679I'm Getting RightAtlantic 1091
1680Smooth OperatorAtlantic 1113, EP 585, LP 8001
* Atlantic LP 8001   Various Artists - The Greatest Rock And Roll
* Atlantic EP 585   Ruth Brown
* Atlantic 1091   Ruth Brown - Sweet Baby Of Mine / I'm Getting Right
* Atlantic 1113   Ruth Brown - Smooth Operator / I Still Love You

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Lou Levy (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 21, 1955
1740BarbaroAtlantic (E) K 50714; Mosaic MR6-125
1741Martians, Come Back!unissued
* Atlantic (E) K 50714   Shorty Rogers - Martians Stay Home
* Mosaic MR6-125, MD4-125   The Complete Atlantic And EMI Jazz Recordings Of Shorty Rogers

Ruth Brown

Ruth Brown (vocals) and others
NYC, October 22, 1955
1681When I Get You Babyunissued
1682I Wanna Do MoreAtlantic 1082, LP 8001; Route 66 (Swd) Kix 16
* Atlantic LP 8001   Various Artists - The Greatest Rock And Roll
* Route 66 (Swd) Kix 16   Ruth Brown And Her Rhythmakers - Sweet Baby Of Mine
* Atlantic 1082   Ruth Brown - Old Man River / I Want To Do More

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Lou Levy (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 26, 1955
1742PlanetariumAtlantic LP 1232; Mosaic MR6-125
1743Martians, Come Back!-
1744March Of The MartiansAtlantic LP 1270; Mosaic MR6-125
* Atlantic LP 1232, SD 1232   Shorty Rogers - Martians, Come Back!
* Mosaic MR6-125, MD4-125   The Complete Atlantic And EMI Jazz Recordings Of Shorty Rogers
* Atlantic LP 1270   Shorty Rogers - Way Up There

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Lou Levy (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, October 29, 1955
1745-?Papouche (alternate take)Mosaic MR6-125
* Mosaic MR6-125, MD4-125   The Complete Atlantic And EMI Jazz Recordings Of Shorty Rogers

The Cardinals

The Cardinals (doo wop group)
NYC, November 2, 1955
1683Choo Choo Train (as Choo Choo)Atlantic 1090
1684I Won't Make You Cry AnymoreAtlantic 1101
1685Here Goes My Heart To YouAtlantic 1079
1686Lovely Girl-
* Atlantic 1090   The Cardinals - Off Shore / Choo Choo
* Atlantic 1101   The Cardinals - I Won't Make You Cry Anymore / The End Of The Story
* Atlantic 1079   The Cardinals - Lovely Girl / Here Goes My Heart To You

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Lou Levy (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 3, 1955
1745PapoucheAtlantic LP 1232; Mosaic MR6-125
1746Martians Stay HomeAtlantic (E) K 50714; Mosaic MR6-125
1747Peals-
1748Lotus BudAtlantic LP 1232; Mosaic MR6-125
1749EasyAtlantic (E) K 50714; Mosaic MR6-125
1750Amber Leaves-
* Atlantic LP 1232, SD 1232   Shorty Rogers - Martians, Come Back!
* Mosaic MR6-125, MD4-125   The Complete Atlantic And EMI Jazz Recordings Of Shorty Rogers
* Atlantic (E) K 50714   Shorty Rogers - Martians Stay Home

Joe Turner With Vann "Piano Man" Walls' Orchestra

unknown (trumpet) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) unknown (tenor sax) Haywood Henry (baritone sax) 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 (as Up, Up And Away)Atlantic 1080, EP 586, EP 606, LP 8001, LP 8005, LP 8081; Atco SD 33-376
1688Boogie Woogie Country GirlAtlantic 1088, EP 606, LP 8005, LP 8058, LP 8081; Atco SD 33-376
* Atlantic LP 8001   Various Artists - The Greatest Rock And Roll
* 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 LP 8058   Various Artists - The Greatest Twist Hits
* Atlantic EP 586   Joe Turner
* Atlantic EP 606   Joe Turner
* Atlantic 1080   Joe Turner - Morning, Noon And Night / Up, Up And Away
* Atlantic 1088   Joe Turner - Boogie Woogie Country Girl / Corrine, Corrina

The Clovers

The Clovers (doo wop group)
NYC, November 11, 1955
1689Devil Or AngelAtlantic 1083, EP 590, LP 1248, LP 8065, LP 8163; Atco SD 33-374
1690Hey Doll BabyAtlantic 1083
1691Baby Baby, Oh My DarlingAtlantic 1118
* Atlantic LP 1248, LP 8009   The Clovers
* Atlantic LP 8065   Various Artists - The Solid Gold Groups
* Atlantic LP 8163, SD 8163   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 3: Rock And Roll 1956-57
* Atco SD 33-374   The Clovers - Their Greatest Recordings: The Early Years
* Atlantic EP 590   The Clovers
* Atlantic 1083   The Clovers - Devil Or Angel / Hey Doll Baby
* Atlantic 1118   The Clovers - Baby Baby, Oh My Darling / A Lonely Fool

Bobby Short Quartet

Pete Candoli (trumpet) Bobby Short (piano, vocals) Buddy Woodson (bass) Maurice Russell (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 15, 1955
1791Down With LoveAtlantic EP 578, LP 1230, SD 1620
1792I've Got The World On A StringAtlantic LP 1230
1793I've Got Five DollarsAtlantic EP 578, LP 1230, SD 1620
1794Sand In My ShoesAtlantic 1157, EP 578, LP 1230, SD 1620
1795Any Place I Hang My Hat Is HomeAtlantic LP 1230
* Atlantic LP 1230   Bobby Short
* Atlantic SD 1620   The Very Best Of Bobby Short
* Atlantic EP 578   Bobby Short
* Atlantic 1157   Bobby Short - Sand In My Shoes / Down In Mexico

Bobby Short Quartet

Pete Candoli (trumpet) Bobby Short (piano, vocals) Buddy Woodson (bass) Maurice Russell (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, November 16, 1955
1796Bye Bye BlackbirdAtlantic LP 1230, SD 1620
1797CariocaAtlantic LP 1230
1798Is It Always Like Thisunissued
1799She Was Good To Me-
1800Where Have You Been-
1801The Most Beautiful Girl In The WorldAtlantic LP 1230
1802Hottentot Potentate-
1803Fun To Be Fooled-
1804BedeliaAtlantic LP 1230, SD 1620
1805At The Moving Picture BallAtlantic EP 578, LP 1230, SD 1620
* Atlantic LP 1230   Bobby Short
* Atlantic SD 1620   The Very Best Of Bobby Short
* Atlantic EP 578   Bobby Short

Ivory Joe Hunter And His Ivory Tones

Ivory Joe Hunter (piano, vocals) and others
NYC, November 19, 1955
1697That's Why I DreamAtlantic 1095, LP 8008
1698I Need You By My SideAtlantic 1086, LP 8008
1699You Mean Everything To MeAtlantic 1095, LP 8008
1700A Tear FellAtlantic EP 589, 1086, LP 8008
* Atlantic LP 8008   Ivory Joe Hunter
* Atlantic EP 589   Ivory Joe Hunter
* Atlantic 1095   Ivory Joe Hunter - That's Why I Dream / You Mean Everything To Me
* Atlantic 1086   Ivory Joe Hunter - I Need You By My Side / A Tear Fell

Ray Charles

Joe Bridgewater, Joshua Willis (trumpet) Don Wilkerson (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Paul West (bass) Panama Francis (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1955
1767Mary AnnAtlantic 1085, EP 607, LP 8001, LP 8006, LP 8063
1768I'll Drown In My Own TearsAtlantic 1085, EP 587, LP 8006
1769Hallelujah I Love Her SoAtlantic 1096, EP 587, LP 8001, LP 8006, LP 8063; Atco SD 33-315
1770What Could I Do Without YouAtlantic 1096, LP 8025, LP 8083
* Atlantic LP 8001   Various Artists - The Greatest Rock And Roll
* Atlantic LP 8006   Ray Charles
= Atlantic LP 8006 (alt.)   Ray Charles - Hallelujah I Love Her So
* Atlantic LP 8063   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 1
= Atlantic LP 2-900   The Ray Charles Story
* Atco SD 33-315   Various Artists - Rock Begins, Vol. 2
* Atlantic LP 8025   Ray Charles - Yes Indeed
* Atlantic LP 8083   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 3
* Atlantic EP 607   Ray Charles
* Atlantic EP 587   Ray Charles
* Atlantic 1085   Ray Charles - Mary Ann / I'll Drown In My Own Tears
* Atlantic 1096   Ray Charles - Hallelujah I Love Her So / What Could I Do Without You

Shorty Rogers And His Giants +

Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Shorty Rogers (trumpet, flugelhorn) Lou Levy (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1955
1771Serenade In SweetsAtlantic LP 1232; Mosaic MR6-125
1772Astral Alley-
1773PixielandAtlantic LP 1270; Mosaic MR6-125
* Atlantic LP 1232, SD 1232   Shorty Rogers - Martians, Come Back!
* Mosaic MR6-125, MD4-125   The Complete Atlantic And EMI Jazz Recordings Of Shorty Rogers
* Atlantic LP 1270   Shorty Rogers - Way Up There

Shorty Rogers And His Giants +

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) John Graas (French horn) Paul Sarmento (tuba) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Bud Shank (alto sax) Lou Levy (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 9, 1955
1775Wail Of Two CitiesAtlantic LP 1270; Mosaic MR6-125
1776Baklava BridgeAtlantic LP 1232; Mosaic MR6-125
1777Chant Of The Cosmos-
* Atlantic LP 1270   Shorty Rogers - Way Up There
* Mosaic MR6-125, MD4-125   The Complete Atlantic And EMI Jazz Recordings Of Shorty Rogers
* Atlantic LP 1232, SD 1232   Shorty Rogers - Martians, Come Back!

Shorty Rogers And His Giants +

Harry Edison (trumpet) Shorty Rogers (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bud Shank (alto sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 16, 1955
1787Dickie's DreamAtlantic LP 1232; Mosaic MR6-125
1788Moten Swing-
1789Blues Way Up ThereAtlantic LP 1270; Mosaic MR6-125
1790Blues Way Down There-
* Atlantic LP 1232, SD 1232   Shorty Rogers - Martians, Come Back!
* Mosaic MR6-125, MD4-125   The Complete Atlantic And EMI Jazz Recordings Of Shorty Rogers
* Atlantic LP 1270   Shorty Rogers - Way Up There

The Keynotes

The Keynotes
NYC, December 17, 1955
1779 | A59Your Tender LipsAtlantic unissued
1780 | A60Chicquita Baby-

Charlie White

Charlie White (vocals)
NYC, December 17, 1955
1781 | A61Got A Girl In My SystemAtlantic unissued
1782 | A62Angel Child-

LaVern Baker

LaVern Baker (vocals) and others
NYC, December 21, 1955
1783Mine All MineAtlantic LP 8002
1784-1Jim DandyAtlantic 1116, EP 588, LP 8001, LP 8007, LP 8058, LP 8078, LP 8163; Atco SD 33-315, SD 33-372
1785My Happiness ForeverAtlantic 1087, LP 8007
1786Fee Fee Fi Fo FumAtlantic 1093
* Atlantic LP 8002   LaVern Baker - LaVern
* Atlantic LP 8001   Various Artists - The Greatest Rock And Roll
* Atlantic LP 8007   LaVern Baker
* Atlantic LP 8058   Various Artists - The Greatest Twist Hits
* Atlantic LP 8078   The Best Of LaVern Baker
* Atlantic LP 8163, SD 8163   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 3: Rock And Roll 1956-57
* Atco SD 33-315   Various Artists - Rock Begins, Vol. 2
* Atco SD 33-372   LaVern Baker - Her Greatest Recordings: The Early Years
* Atlantic EP 588   LaVern Baker
* Atlantic 1116   LaVern Baker - Jim Dandy / Tra-La-La
* Atlantic 1087   LaVern Baker - Get Up, Get Up (You Sleepy Head) / Happiness Forever
* Atlantic 1093   LaVern Baker - Fee Fee Fi Fo Fum / I'll Do The Same For You

Rev. Crum And The Golden Keys

Rev. Crum
1955
1587 | A108John Was A Witnessunissued
1588 | A109He'll Fix It For YouAtlantic 3009 (alt.)
1589 | A110Jesus Made It Rightunissued
1590 | A111I Ain't No Stranger Now-
1591 | A112Sun Did Shine On Calvary Mt.-
1592 | A113What Manner Of Man Is This-
1593 | A114So Glad I'm HereAtlantic 3009 (alt.)
* Atlantic 3009 (alt.)   Rev. Crum - He'll Fix It For You / So Glad I'm Here

Frankie Marshall

Frankie Marshall
NYC, circa 1955???
1736 | A39Every Minute Of The DayAtco 6076
1737 | A40Over And Over-
1738 | A41Why Oh WhyAtco 6070
1739 | A42Fanny Lou-
same session
1751 | A43Song From My HeartAtco 6061
1752 | A44If It's The Last Thing I Do-
* Atco 6076   Frankie Marshall - Over And Over / Every Minute Of The Day
* Atco 6070   Frankie Marshall - Why Oh Why / Fanny Lou
* Atco 6061   Frankie Marshall - If It's The Last Thing I Do / Song From My Heart

Garland The Great

Garland The Great
NYC, circa 1955???
1753 | A45Strike A MatchAtlantic unissued
1754 | A46Rock House-

Fay Wilson

Fay Wilson
NYC, circa 1955???
1755 | A47Live And LearnAtlantic unissued
1756 | A48That's Life-

Gene And Billy

Gene And Billy
NYC, circa 1955???
1757 | A49Keep You Mind On MeAtlantic unissued
1758 | A50I Wanna Stay-

The Stars Of Harmony

The Stars Of Harmony (vocal group?)
NYC, circa 1955???
1759 | A51Until We MeetAtlantic unissued
1760 | A52What About Me-
1761 | A53Saviour Don't Pass Me By-
1762 | A54Have I Given Anything Today-
1763 | A55I Shall Not Be Moved-
1764 | A56Poor Pilgrim-
1765 | A57I'm Gonna Let It Shine-
1766 | A58In The Wilderness-