Atlantic Records Discography: 1959

1959

Bobby Short With Phil Moore's Orchestra

Chris Griffin (trumpet) Lou McGarity (trombone, violin) Eddie Barefield (clarinet, alto sax) Bobby Short (piano, vocals) Al Caiola (guitar, banjo) George Duvivier (bass) Terry Snyder (drums) Phil Moore (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 8, 1959
3286I'm Bringin A Red Red RoseAtlantic LP 1302
3287Nagasaki-
3288The Animal's Ball-
3289Don't Bring Lulu-
* Atlantic LP 1302, SD 1302, SD 1664   Bobby Short - The Mad Twenties

John Lewis And His Orchestra

Art Farmer (trumpet) John Lewis (piano, director) unidentified brass ensemble
NYC, January 9, 1959
3290UntitledAtlantic unissued
3291Fanfare I-
3292Fanfare II-
3293La Cantatrice-

Bobby Short With Phil Moore's Orchestra

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Lou McGarity (trombone, violin) Eddie Barefield (clarinet, alto sax) Bobby Short (piano, vocals) Al Caiola (guitar, banjo) Milt Hinton (bass) Terry Snyder (drums) Phil Moore (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 14, 1959
3294Heebie JeebiesAtlantic LP 1302
3295I'm Cert'ny Gonna See 'Bout That-
3296That's My Weakness Now-
3297Laugh, Clown, Laugh-
3298Tiger Rag-
* Atlantic LP 1302, SD 1302, SD 1664   Bobby Short - The Mad Twenties

Milt Jackson - John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Hank Jones (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, January 15, 1959
3300Stairway To The StarsAtlantic SD 1553
3301The Late, Late BluesAtlantic LP 1368
3302Bags And Trane-
3303Three Little WordsAtlantic LP 1368, SD 2-319
3304The Night We Called It A Day-
3305Dizzy's Fingers (as Be-Bop)Atlantic LP 1368
3306Blues LegacyAtlantic SD 1553
3307Centerpiece-
* Atlantic SD 1553   John Coltrane - The Coltrane Legacy
* Atlantic LP 1368, SD 1368   Milt Jackson, John Coltrane - Bags And Trane
* Atlantic SD 2-319   The Art Of Milt Jackson - The Atlantic Years

Harry Lookofsky Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Harry Lookofsky (violin) Hank Jones (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, January 20, 1959
3310Moose The MoocheAtlantic 5004, LP 1319
3311Dancing On The GraveAtlantic LP 1319
3312Champagne Blues-
3313Little Willie Leaps-
3314Give Me A Simple Life-
* Atlantic LP 1319, SD 1319   Harry Lookofsky - Stringsville
* Atlantic 5004   Harry Lookofsky - Moose The Mooche / Move

Dick Katz Quartet

Dick Katz (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, January 23, 1959
3330Round TripAtlantic LP 1314
3331Aurora-
3332Afternoon In Paris-
3333Ain't Misbehavin'-
* Atlantic LP 1314, SD 1314   Dick Katz - Piano And Pen

Nina And Frederik With Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Trummy Young (trombone) Peanuts Hucko (clarinet) Billy Kyle (piano) Mort Herbert (bass) Danny Barcelona (drums) Nina And Frederik (vocal group)
Copenhagen, Denmark, January 26, 1959
5206The Formula For LoveAtco LP 33-128
* Atco LP 33-128   Nina And Frederik With Louis Armstrong

Ruth Brown With Richard Wess' Orchestra

Joe Cabot, Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Bob Alexander, Mervin Gold, Frank Rehak, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) George Berg, Phil Bodner, Romeo Penque, Jerry Sanfino, Joe Soldo (reeds) Hank Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sol Gubin (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) Richard Wess (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 27, 1959
3334You And The Night And The MusicAtlantic LP 1308
3335Let's Face The Music And Dance-
3336No One Ever Tells You-
3337I'm Just A Lucky So And So-
* Atlantic LP 1308, SD 1308   Late Date With Ruth Brown

Chris Connor With Ralph Sharon's Orchestra

Harry Edison, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Al Grey, Frank Rehak (trombone) Marshall Royal, Phil Woods (alto sax) Frank Foster, Seldon Powell (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Stan Free (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Chris Connor (vocals) Ralph Sharon (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 29, 1959
3338Bargain DayAtlantic LP 1307, LP 8082
3339One For My BabyAtlantic LP 1307
3340Good Morning, Heartache-
3341Glad To Be Unhappy-
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 ThingsAtlantic LP 1307, LP 8082
3406The Masquerade Is OverAtlantic (J) P-6135A
3407The End Of A Love AffairAtlantic LP 1307
3408Something I Dreamed Last Night-
* Atlantic LP 1307, SD 1307   Chris Connor - Ballads Of The Sad Cafe
* Atlantic LP 8082   The Best Of Chris Connor
* Atlantic (J) P-6135A   Chris Connor - Misty

Ruth Brown

Bob Alexander, Mort Bullman, Frank Rehak, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Hank Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) Richard Wess (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 2, 1959
3342You'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToAtlantic LP 1308
3343Why Don't You Do Right-
3344I'm Beginning To See The Light-
3345I Can Dream, Can't I-
* Atlantic LP 1308, SD 1308   Late Date With Ruth Brown

Charles Mingus Nonet

Willie Dennis, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) John Handy, Jackie McLean (alto sax) Booker Ervin (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Mal Waldron (piano -1,9) Horace Parlan (piano -2/8,10/12) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, February 4, 1959
1. 3346E's Flat, Ah's Flat TooAtlantic LP 1305
2. 3347My Jelly Roll Soul-
3. 3348Tensions-
4. 3349Moanin'Atlantic LP 1305, SD 2-302
5. 3350Cryin' BluesAtlantic LP 1305, SD 3-600
6. 3351Wednesday Night Prayer MeetingAtlantic LP 1305, SD 1555, SD 2-316, SD 3-600
7. 4732Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, Part 1Atlantic 5006
8. 4733Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, Part 2-
9.E's Flat, Ah's Flat Too (alternate take)Rhino R2 72871
10.My Jelly Roll Soul (alternate take)-
11.Tensions (alternate take)-
12.Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting (alternate take)-
* Atlantic LP 1305, SD 1305   Charles Mingus - Blues And Roots
= Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man - The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961
* Atlantic SD 2-302   The Art Of Charles Mingus
* Atlantic SD 3-600   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man - An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings
* Atlantic SD 1555   The Best Of Charles Mingus
* Atlantic SD 2-316   Various Artists - The Jazz Years-25th Anniversary
* Atlantic 5006   Charles Mingus - Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, Part 1 & 2

Ruth Brown

Romeo Penque (alto sax, oboe, flute) George Berg (tenor sax, flute) Hank Jones (piano) Al Caiola (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) unidentified strings, Richard Wess (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 5, 1959
3352It Could Happen To YouAtlantic LP 1308
3353I Loves You, Porgy-
3354Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered-
3355We'll Be Together Again-
* Atlantic LP 1308, SD 1308   Late Date With Ruth Brown

LaVern Baker With Chuck Sagle's Orchestra

King Curtis (tenor sax) Budd Johnson (baritone sax) 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
3360TryingAtlantic LP 8071
3361For Love Of YouAtlantic 2041, LP 8050
3362Endless LoveAtlantic LP 8071
* Atlantic LP 8071, SD 8071   LaVern Baker - See See Rider
* Atlantic LP 8050, SD 8050   LaVern Baker - Saved
* Atlantic 2041   LaVern Baker - Tiny Tim / For Love Of You

Ray Charles

David Newman (tenor, alto sax) Bennie Crawford (baritone sax) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Milt Turner (drums) and others
NYC, February 18, 1959
3263What'd I Say, Part 1Atlantic 2031, LP 8029, LP 8064, LP 8164
3264What'd I Say, Part 2-
3363What'd I SayAtlantic LP 8170, SD 2-504; Atco SD 33-314; Atlantic SD 18198
3364Tell The Truthunissued
* Atlantic LP 8029   Ray Charles - What'd I Say
* Atlantic LP 8064   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 2
= Atlantic LP 2-900   The Ray Charles Story
* Atlantic LP 8164, SD 8164   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 4 - The Big Beat 1958-60
* Atlantic LP 8170, SD 8170   Various Artists - This Is Soul
* Atlantic SD 2-504   Various Artists - The Atlantic Soul Years
* Atco SD 33-314   Various Artists - Rock Begins, Vol. 1
* Atlantic SD 18198   Various Artists - Golden Soul
* Atlantic 2031   Ray Charles - What'd I Say, Part 1 & 2

Betty Johnson

Betty Johnson (vocals) and others
NYC, February 19, 1959
3365I'm Still In Love With Youunissued
3370Does Your Heart Beat For Me-
3371Willow TreeAtlantic 2019
3372You And Only You-
* Atlantic 2019   Betty Johnson - Willow Tree / You And Only You

The Bobbettes

Emma Pought (lead tenor vocals) Laura Webb (tenor vocals) Reather Dixon (lead baritone vocals) Helen Gathers (alto vocals) Jannie Pought (soplano vocals)
NYC, February 19, 1959
3366-1Don't Say GoodnightAtlantic 2027
3367-1You're My Sweetheart-
3368-1I Shot Mr. LeeAtlantic 2069
3369-1Untrue Love-
* Atlantic 2027   The Bobbettes - Don't Say Goodnight / You're My Sweetheart
* Atlantic 2069   The Bobbettes - I Shot Mr. Lee / Untrue Love

Clyde McPhatter

Clyde McPhatter (vocals) and others
NYC, February 27, 1959
3373Since You've Been GoneAtlantic 2028, LP 8031
3374You Went Back On Your WordAtlantic 2038
* Atlantic LP 8031   Clyde McPhatter - Clyde
* Atlantic 2028   Clyde McPhatter And The Drifters - Try, Try, Baby / Clyde McPhatter - Since You've Been Gone
* Atlantic 2038   Clyde McPhatter And The Drifters - There You Go / Clyde McPhatter - You Went Back On Your Word

El Nino De Alicante And His Flamenco Ensemble

El Nino De Alicante
February, 1959
4487Juerga GitanaAtco LP 33-106
4488Tientos Del Sacromonte-
4489Romero De Torres-
4490Mi Colombiana-
4491Marismas De Huelva-
4492Bulerias Jerezanas-
4493La Tanguera-
4494Campanas De Andalucia-
4495Tres Provincias Espanolas-
4496La Rosa-
* Atco LP 33-106, SD 33-106   El Nino De Alicante And His Flamenco Ensemble - Ritmos Flamencos

Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin (vocals) and others
NYC, March 5, 1959
3394Dream LoverAtco 6140, LP 33-110, LP 33-118, LP 33-131
3395BullmooseAtco 6140, LP 33-110, LP 33-138
* Atco LP 33-110   Bobby Darin - unknown title
* Atco LP 33-118   Various Artists - The Good Old Fifties
* Atco LP 33-131, SD 33-131   The Bobby Darin Story
* Atco LP 33-138, SD 33-138   Twist With Bobby Darin
* Atco 6140   Bobby Darin - Dream Lover / Bullmoose

The Drifters

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 SenoritaAtlantic 2062, LP 8041
3397There Goes My BabyAtlantic 2025, LP 8041, LP 8065, LP 8073, LP 8153, LP 8164, SD 2-504; Atco SD 33-314, SD 33-375
3398BaltimoreAtlantic 2050, LP 8041
3399-2Oh My LoveAtlantic 2025, LP 8041
* Atlantic LP 8041   The Drifters' Greatest Hits
* Atlantic LP 8065   Various Artists - The Solid Gold Groups
* Atlantic LP 8073, SD 8073   The Best Of The Drifters - Up On The Roof
* Atlantic LP 8153, SD 8153   The Drifters' Golden Hits
* Atlantic LP 8164, SD 8164   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 4 - The Big Beat 1958-60
* Atlantic SD 2-504   Various Artists - The Atlantic Soul Years
* Atco SD 33-314   Various Artists - Rock Begins, Vol. 1
* Atco SD 33-375   The Drifters - Their Greatest Recordings - The Early Years
* Atlantic 2062   The Drifters - Lonely Winds / Hey Senorita
* Atlantic 2025   The Drifters - There Goes My Baby / Oh My Love
* Atlantic 2050   The Drifters - This Magic Moment / Baltimore

Bobby Short Trio

Bobby Short (piano, vocals) Aaron Bell or Ismael Ugarte (bass) Kenny Belding or Johnny Cresci (drums)
"Wevlin Restaurant", NYC, March 6, 1959
3377Looking At YouAtlantic LP 1321
3378Lost In The Starsunissued
3379Summer Is A-Comin' In-
3380Delia's Gone / I Like The Likes Of You (theme)Atlantic LP 1321
3381Pretty Girl-
3382Slumming On Park Avenue-
3383Beautiful Girlunissued
3384It Never Entered My MindAtlantic LP 1321
3385Flying Down To Rio-
3386Face The Musicunissued
3387You Do Something To Me-
3388Let There Be LoveAtlantic LP 1321
3389I Left My Hat In Haiti / I Like The Likes Of You (theme)-
3390She's The Endunissued
3391Moanin' In The Mornin'Atlantic LP 1321
* Atlantic LP 1321, SD 1321   Bobby Short - On The East Side

Ruth Brown

Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) King Curtis, Budd Johnson (tenor sax) 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 SayAtlantic 2026, LP 8026
3401I Don't KnowAtlantic 2035, LP 8080
3402Pappy Daddy-
3403-1Jack O'DiamondsAtlantic 2026, LP 8026
* Atlantic LP 8026   Ruth Brown - Miss Rhythm
* Atlantic LP 8080   The Best Of Ruth Brown
* Atlantic 2026   Ruth Brown - Jack O'Diamonds / I Can't Hear A Word You Say
* Atlantic 2035   Ruth Brown - I Don't Know / Papa Daddy

Bob Brookmeyer And His Orchestra

Ray Copeland, Marky Markowitz (trumpet) Frank Rehak (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano, arranger) John Barrows (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Gene Quill (alto sax) Gene Allen (baritone, tenor sax) George Duvivier (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, March 9, 1959
3375Out Of NowhereAtlantic LP 1320
3376Darn That Dream-
* Atlantic LP 1320, SD 1320   Bob Brookmeyer - Portrait Of The Artist

LaVern Baker With Chuck Sagle's Orchestra

Budd Johnson (alto sax) King Curtis (tenor sax) 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
3409unknown titlerejected
3410-2I Waited Too LongAtlantic 2021, EP 617, LP 8030
* Atlantic LP 8030   LaVern Baker - Blues Ballads
* Atlantic EP 617   LaVern Baker - Blues Ballads
* Atlantic 2021   LaVern Baker - I Waited Too Long / You're Teasing Me

Chris Connor With Ralph Sharon's Orchestra

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Bobby Jaspar, Morton Lewis, Steve Perlow, Jerry Sanfino, Stan Webb (reeds) Mac Ceppos, Leo Kruczek, Tosha Samaroff (violin) Stan Free (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Don Payne (bass) Billy Exiner (drums) Chris Connor (vocals) Ralph Sharon (arranger, conductor)
NYC, March 19, 1959
3411Ballad Of The Sad CafeAtlantic LP 1307
3412I'm A Fool To Want Youunissued
3413Lilac WineAtlantic LP 1307
* Atlantic LP 1307, SD 1307   Chris Connor - Ballads Of The Sad Cafe

Mickey And Kitty

Mickey Baker (guitar, vocals) Kitty Noble (vocals) and others
NYC, March 20, 1959
3414Ooh-Sha-La-LaAtlantic 2024
3415The Kid Brother-
3416Teen Talkunissued
3417not used
* Atlantic 2024   Mickey And Kitty - Ooh-Sha-La-La / The Kid Brother

The Coasters

Adolph Jacobs (guitar) Carl Gardner (lead tenor vocals) Cornelius "Cornell" Gunter (tenor vocals) Billy Guy (baritone vocals) Will "Dub" Jones (bass vocals) and others
NYC, March 26, 1959
3418Along Came JonesAtco 6141, LP 33-111, SD 33-371; Clarion LP 605
3419That Is Rock And Roll-
* Atco LP 33-111, SD 33-111   The Coasters - Greatest Hits
* Atco SD 33-371   The Coasters - Their Greatest Recordings - The Early Years
* Clarion LP 605   The Coasters - That Is Rock And Roll
* Atco 6141   The Coasters - Along Came Jones / That Is Rock And Roll

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
NYC, April 1, 1959
3420-1Giant Steps (take 1)Rhino R2 71984
3420-2Giant Steps (take 2)-
3420-3Giant Steps (take 3)-
3420-4Giant Steps (take 4)-
3420-5Giant Steps (take 5)-
3420-6Giant Steps (take 6)-
3420-7Giant Steps (take 7)-
3420-8Giant Steps (take 8)Atlantic (J) P-6128A
3421-1Naima (take 1)Rhino R2 71984
3421-2Naima (take 2)-
3421-3Naima (take 3)Atlantic (J) P-6128A
3421-4Naima (take 4)Rhino R2 71984
3421-5Naima (take 5)-
3421-6Naima (take 6)-
3422-1Like Sonny (take 1)-
3422-2Like Sonny (take 2)-
3422-3Like Sonny (take 3)-
3422-4Like Sonny (take 4)-
3422-5Like Sonny (take 5)-
3422-6Like Sonny (take 6)-
3422-7Like Sonny (take 7)Atlantic (J) P-6128A
3422-r1Like Sonny (rehearsal 1)Rhino R2 71984
3422-r2Like Sonny (rehearsal 2)-
* Atlantic (J) P-6128A, SD 1668   John Coltrane - Alternate Takes
* Rhino R2 71984   John Coltrane - The Heavyweight Champion

Bob Brookmeyer And His Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Frank Rehak (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano, arranger) Earl Chapin (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) Gene Quill (alto sax, clarinet) Al Cohn (tenor sax) George Duvivier (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, April 6, 1959
3425Blues Suite - Movement, No. 1Atlantic LP 1320
3426Blues Suite - Movement, No. 3-
3427Blues Suite - Movement, No. 4-
3428Blues Suite - Introduction-
* Atlantic LP 1320, SD 1320   Bob Brookmeyer - Portrait Of The Artist

Wilbur DeParis And His "New" New Orleans Jazz

Doc Cheatham (trumpet) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) Omer Simeon (clarinet) Rudy Rutherford (clarinet, baritone sax) Sonny White (piano) John Smith (guitar) Hayes Alvis (bass) Wilbert Kirk (drums, harmonica)
NYC, April 8, 1959
3429MajorcaAtlantic 2030
3430Would You CareAtlantic SD 1552
3431You Never Did Beforeunissued
3432Watching Dreams Go ByAtlantic 2030, SD 1552
* Atlantic SD 1552   Wilbur DeParis - Over And Over Again
* Atlantic 2030   Wilbur DeParis - Majorca / Watching Dreams Go By

Bob Brookmeyer And His Orchestra

Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Frank Rehak (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano, arranger) John Barrows (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Gene Quill (alto sax, clarinet) Danny Bank (baritone sax, bass clarinet, flute) George Duvivier (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, April 9, 1959
3433Mellow Drama, Part 1 & 2Atlantic LP 1320
3434Blues Suite - Movement, No. 2, Part 1-
3435Blues Suite - Movement, No. 2, Part 2-
3436It Don't Mean A Thing-
* Atlantic LP 1320, SD 1320   Bob Brookmeyer - Portrait Of The Artist

Roland Hanna Trio

Roland Hanna (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Roy Burness (drums)
NYC, April 16, 1959
3437I Know Your KindAtco LP 33-108
3438Anyone Would Love You-
3439Once Knew A Fella-
3440That Ring On The Finger-
* Atco LP 33-108, SD 33-108   Roland Hanna Plays Harold Rome's "Destry Rides Again"

Roland Hanna Quartet

Roland Hanna (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Roy Burness (drums)
NYC, April 17, 1959
3441Fair WarningAtco LP 33-108
3442Rose Lovejoy Of Paradise Valley-
3443Hoop De Dingle-
3444I Say Hello-
* Atco LP 33-108, SD 33-108   Roland Hanna Plays Harold Rome's "Destry Rides Again"

Wilbur DeParis And His "New" New Orleans Jazz

Doc Cheatham (trumpet) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) Omer Simeon (clarinet) Sonny White (piano) John Smith (guitar) Hayes Alvis (bass) Wilbert Kirk (drums, harmonica)
"Engineering Society Hall", NYC, April 20, 1959
3445MaltaAtlantic LP 1318
3446Hesitatin' Blues-
3447That's A Plenty-
3448Change O' Key Boogie-
3449Mack The Knife-
* Atlantic LP 1318, SD 1318   Wilbur DeParis - That's A Plenty

Mickey Baker

Herman Foster (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Everett Barksdale (bass guitar) Belton Evans (drums)
NYC, April 23, 1959
3450-1Third Man ThemeAtlantic 2042, LP 8035
3451-1BaiaAtlantic LP 8035
3452Chloe-
3453Milk Train-
* Atlantic LP 8035, SD 8035   Mickey Baker - The Wildest Guitar
* Atlantic 2042   Mickey Baker - Third Man Theme / ???

King Curtis Sextet

King Curtis (tenor sax) Herman Foster (piano, organ) Al Casey, Joe Puma (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Belton Evans (drums)
NYC, April 24, 1959
3454Peter GunnAtco LP 33-113; Clarion LP 615
3455Little Brothers-
3456Cuban Twilight-
3457Linda-
* Atco LP 33-113, SD 33-113   King Curtis - Have Tenor Sax, Will Blow
* Clarion LP 615   The Great King Curtis

Billy Sanders

Billy Sanders
Germany, circa April, 1959???
3423Ich Bin Tein Schomer MannAtlantic 2023
3424Yakety Yak-
* Atlantic 2023   Billy Sanders - Ich Bin Tein Schomer Mann / Yakety Yak

Milt Jackson With Quincy Jones' Orchestra

Don Hammond (alto flute) Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Leonard Posner, Sol Shapiro (violin) Harold Coletta, David Mankowitz (viola) George Ricci (cello) Milt Jackson (vibes) Jimmy Jones (piano, arranger) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, May 1, 1959
3458Deep In A DreamAtlantic LP 1342
3459Nuages-
3460Tomorrow-
3461The Midnight Sun Will Never SetAtlantic LP 1342, SD 2-319
* Atlantic LP 1342, SD 1342   The Ballad Artistry Of Milt Jackson
* Atlantic SD 2-319   The Art Of Milt Jackson - The Atlantic Years

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
NYC, May 4, 1959
3462SpiralAtlantic LP 1311
3463Sweet Siouxrejected
3469-1Cousin MaryAtlantic 5003, LP 1311
3469-2Cousin Mary (alternate take)Atlantic (J) P-6128A
* Atlantic LP 1311, SD 1311   John Coltrane - Giant Steps
* Atlantic (J) P-6128A, SD 1668   John Coltrane - Alternate Takes
* Atlantic 5003   John Coltrane - Cousin Mary / Naima

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same personnel
NYC, May 5, 1959
3464-1CountdownAtlantic LP 1311, SD 2-313
3464-2Countdown (alternate take)Atlantic (J) P-6128A
3465NaimaAtlantic rejected
3466-1Syeeda's Song FluteAtlantic LP 1311, SD 2-313
3466-2Syeeda's Song Flute (alternate take)Atlantic (J) P-6128A
3467Mr. P.C.Atlantic LP 1311
3468-3Giant Steps (take 3)Rhino R2 71984
3468-5Giant Steps (take 5)Atlantic LP 1311, SD 1541, SD 2-313, SD 2-316
3468-6Giant Steps (take 6)Rhino R2 71984
* Atlantic LP 1311, SD 1311   John Coltrane - Giant Steps
* Atlantic SD 2-313   The Art Of John Coltrane
* Atlantic (J) P-6128A, SD 1668   John Coltrane - Alternate Takes
* Atlantic SD 1541   The Best Of John Coltrane
* Atlantic SD 2-316   Various Artists - The Jazz Years-25th Anniversary
* Rhino R2 71984   John Coltrane - The Heavyweight Champion

Ray Charles With Ralph Burns' Orchestra

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
3470Tell Me You'll Wait For MeAtlantic LP 1312
3471Come Rain Or Come ShineAtlantic EP 619, LP 1312, LP 8064
3472Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin'Atlantic EP 619, LP 1312
3473Just For A ThrillAtlantic LP 1312, LP 8064
3474You Won't Let Me GoAtlantic LP 1312, LP 8094
3475Am I BlueAtlantic LP 1312
3954Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' (edited version)Atlantic 2047
4303Just For A Thrill (edited version)Atlantic 2055
5097Tell Me You'll Wait For Me (edited version)Atlantic 2084, 2470
5098Come Rain Or Come Shine (edited version)-
5570Am I Blue (edited version)Atlantic 2106
* Atlantic LP 1312, SD 1312   The Genius Of Ray Charles
* Atlantic LP 8064   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 2
= Atlantic LP 2-900   The Ray Charles Story
* Atlantic LP 8094   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 4
* Atlantic EP 619   The Genius Of Ray Charles
* Atlantic 2047   Ray Charles - Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' / Let The Good Times Roll
* Atlantic 2055   Ray Charles - Heartbreaker / Just For A Thrill
* Atlantic 2084   Ray Charles - Tell Me You'll Wait For Me / Come Rain Or Come Shine
* Atlantic 2470   Ray Charles - Tell Me You'll Wait For Me / Come Rain Or Come Shine
* Atlantic 2106   Ray Charles - It Should Have Been Me / Am I Blue

John Lewis Trio

John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, May 7, 1959
3476How Long Has This Been Going OnAtlantic LP 1313
3477The Song Is Youunissued
3478YesterdaysAtlantic LP 1313
3479Ralph's New Bluesunissued
3480'Round Midnight-
3481Love MeAtlantic LP 1313
* Atlantic LP 1313, SD 1313   John Lewis - Improvised Meditations And Excursions

John Lewis Trio

John Lewis (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, May 8, 1959
3482My Heart Stood Stillunissued
3483Now's The TimeAtlantic LP 1313
3484Delaunay's Dilemma-
3485Smoke Gets In Your Eyes-
3486September Song-
* Atlantic LP 1313, SD 1313   John Lewis - Improvised Meditations And Excursions

LaVern Baker With Chuck Sagle's Orchestra

2 unknown (trumpet) Budd Johnson (tenor, baritone sax) 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 LowAtlantic 2033, LP 8030
3587-2Tiny TimAtlantic 2041
3588-2If You Love MeAtlantic 2033, LP 8030
* Atlantic LP 8030   LaVern Baker - Blues Ballads
* Atlantic 2033   LaVern Baker - So High, So Low / If You Love Me
* Atlantic 2041   LaVern Baker - Tiny Tim / For Love Of You

Marty Hill

Marty Hill, and others
NYC, May 15, 1959
3589Remember Your VowsAtlantic unissued
3590Don't PretendAtco 6145
3591I Do, I DoAtlantic unissued
3592ChangingAtco 6145
* Atco 6145   Marty Hill - Don't Pretend / Changing

King Curtis Nonet

King Curtis (tenor sax) Ruth Berman (harp) Ernie Hayes, Mike Stoller (piano) George Barnes, Al Caiola (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion)
NYC, May 19, 1959
3487Heavenly BluesAtco 6152, LP 33-118
3488The HoneydripperAtlantic unissued
3489Restless GuitarAtco 6152
3490ChainsAtlantic unissued
* Atco LP 33-118   Various Artists - The Good Old Fifties
* Atco 6152   King Curtis - Heavenly Blues / Restless Guitar

Bobby Darin With Richard Wess' Orchestra

Conte Candoli, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Joe Cadeno, Bob Enevoldsen, Kenny Shroyer (trombone) Buddy Collette, Ted Nash, Bud Shank (sax) Victor Arno, Dave Frizina, Sarah Kreindler, Dan Lube, Lou Raderman, Isadore Roman, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin (violin) Al Harshman, Gary Nuttycombe (viola) Ray Kramer, Eleanor Slatkin (cello) Richard Behrke (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Bobby Darin (vocals) Richard Wess (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, May 19, 1959
3495The Breeze And IAtlantic unissued
3496My Gal SalAtco LP 33-115
3497The Gal That Got Away-
3498Down With Love-
* Atco LP 33-115, SD 33-115   Bobby Darin - This Is Darin

Jimmy Harrison

Jimmy Harrison (vocals) and others
NYC, May 20, 1959
3491Geometry Of LoveAtco 6144
3492Hiccups-
3493It's Spring AgainAtlantic unissued
3494Margie Is A Joker-
* Atco 6144   Jimmy Harrison - Hiccups / Geometry Of Love

Bobby Darin With Richard Wess' Orchestra

Milt Bernhart (trombone) Gene Cipriano, Buddy Collette (sax) Victor Arno, George Berres, John DeVoogdt, Harold Dicterow, Elliot Fisher, Dave Frizina, James Getzoff, Joe Livoti, Dan Lube, Isadore Roman, Ralph Schaeffer, Eudice Shapiro, Felix Slatkin, Joe Stepansky, Jerry Vinci (violin) Gordon Groves, Al Harshman, Gary Nuttycombe, Bob Ostrowsky (viola) Ray Kramer, Eleanor Slatkin (cello) Richard Behrke (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Bobby Darin (vocals) Richard Wess (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, May 20, 1959
3499Sunday Kind Of LoveAtlantic unissued
3500Pete Kelly's BluesAtco LP 33-115
3501Since My Love Was GoneAtlantic unissued
3502Black CoffeeAtco LP 33-115
* Atco LP 33-115, SD 33-115   Bobby Darin - This Is Darin

Bobby Darin With Richard Wess' Orchestra

Conte Candoli, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Joe Cadeno, Bob Enevoldsen, Kenny Shroyer (trombone) Med Flory, Charles Kennedy, Joe Maini, Bill Perkins, Jack Schwartz (sax) Richard Behrke (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Max Bennett (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Bobby Darin (vocals) Richard Wess (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, May 21, 1959
3503The Lamp Is LowAtlantic unissued
3504CaravanAtco LP 33-115
3505Don't Dream Of Anybody But Me-
3506Have You Got Any Castles Baby-
* Atco LP 33-115, SD 33-115   Bobby Darin - This Is Darin

Ornette Coleman Quartet

Don Cherry (cornet) Ornette Coleman (alto sax) Charlie Haden (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 22, 1959
3507Focus On SanityAtlantic LP 1317
3508Chronology (as Step In)-
3509Peace-
3510Congeniality (as Nomad)-
3511Lonely WomanAtlantic LP 1317, SD 1558
3512Monk And The NunAtlantic SD 1588
3513Just For YouAtlantic SD 1572
3514EventuallyAtlantic LP 1317
* Atlantic LP 1317, SD 1317   Ornette Coleman - The Shape Of Jazz To Come
* Atlantic SD 1558   The Best Of Ornette Coleman
* Atlantic SD 1588, SD 8810   Ornette Coleman - Twins
* Atlantic SD 1572   Ornette Coleman - The Art Of The Improvisers

Helen Merrill With Chuck Sagle's Orchestra

Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Gene Orloff (violin) Alfred Brown (viola) Harvey Shapiro (cello) Bernie Leighton (piano) Mundell Lowe, Bill Suyker (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Bobby Rosengarden (drums) Helen Merrill (vocals) Chuck Sagle (arranger, director)
NYC, May 25, 1959
3515Heart Full Of LoveAtco LP 33-112
3516Condemned Without A Trial-
3517Maybe Tomorrow-
3518You Don't Know MeAtco 6159, LP 33-112
* Atco LP 33-112, SD 33-112   Helen Merrill - American Country Songs
* Atco 6159   Helen Merrill - You Don't Know Me / I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry

Ray Charles

Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor, alto sax) Bennie Crawford (baritone sax) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming (drums) Marjorie Hendricks (vocals) The Raelets (vocal group)
Atlanta, GA, May 28, 1959
4370The Right TimeAtlantic LP 8039, SD 2-503
4371What'd I Say-
4372The Spirit Feel-
4373Frenesi-
4374Drown In My Own TearsAtlantic LP 8039, LP 8137, LP 8064, SD 2-503
4375Tell The TruthAtlantic 2068, LP 8039, LP 8083, LP 8054, SD 2-503
* Atlantic LP 8039   Ray Charles In Person
* Atlantic SD 2-503   Ray Charles - Live
* Atlantic LP 8137, SD 8137   Various Artists - Solid Gold Soul, Vol. 2
* Atlantic LP 8064   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 2
= Atlantic LP 2-900   The Ray Charles Story
* Atlantic LP 8083   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 3
* Atlantic LP 8054   Ray Charles - Do The Twist
* Atlantic 2068   Ray Charles - Sweet Sixteen Bars / Tell The Truth

King Curtis Quintet

King Curtis (tenor sax) Herman Foster (piano, organ) Al Casey (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Belton Evans (drums)
NYC, June 2, 1959
3540The Honeydripper, Part 1Atco 6143; Atlantic LP 8058
3541The Honeydripper, Part 2Atco 6143
* Atlantic LP 8058   Various Artists - The Greatest Twist Hits
* Atco 6143   King Curtis - The Honeydripper, Part 1 & 2

Helen Merrill With Chuck Sagle's Orchestra

Kenneth Hawk (vibes) Mundell Lowe, Bill Suyker (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Helen Merrill (vocals) Chuck Sagle (arranger, director)
NYC, June 3, 1959
3523AnytimeAtco LP 33-112
3524Get My Baby Out Of Sail-
3525Cold, Cold Heart-
3526Devoted To You-
* Atco LP 33-112, SD 33-112   Helen Merrill - American Country Songs

Mickey Baker

Herman Foster (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Everett Barksdale (bass guitar) Samie "Sticks" Evans (drums)
NYC, June 4, 1959
3519Stardustunissued
3520Night And DayAtlantic LP 8035
3521Old Devil Moon-
3522Midnight, Midnight-
3522AWhistle Stop-
* Atlantic LP 8035, SD 8035   Mickey Baker - The Wildest Guitar

LaVern Baker With Reggie Obrecht's Orchestra

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 MemoriesAtlantic LP 8036
3528Just A Closer Walk With TheeAtlantic LP 8036; Atco SD 33-372
3529Carrying The Cross For My BossAtlantic LP 8036
3530Precious Lord-
3531Everytime I Feel The Spirit-
3532Without A God-
3533Didn't It Rain-
3534The Lord's Prayerunissued
* Atlantic LP 8036, SD 8036   Precious Memories LaVern Baker Sings Gospel
* Atco SD 33-372   LaVern Baker - Her Greatest Recordings - The Early Years

LaVern Baker With Reggie Obrecht's Orchestra

Bill Suyker (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Belton Evans (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Alex Bradford Singers (vocal group) Reggie Obrecht (director)
NYC, June 5, 1959
3535In The Upper RoomAtlantic LP 8036
3536Touch Me Lord Jesus-
3537Somebody Touched Me-
3538Too Close-
3539Journey To The Sky-
* Atlantic LP 8036, SD 8036   Precious Memories LaVern Baker Sings Gospel

Herb Geller Quintet With Barbara Long

Thad Jones (trumpet) Herb Geller (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) Scott LaFaro (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Barbara Long (vocals -1,2)
NYC, June 9, 1959
1. 3542Mama's Talkin' SoftAtco LP 33-109
2. 3543Everything's Coming Up Roses-
3. 3544Together Wherever We Go-
* Atco LP 33-109, SD 33-109   Herb Geller And His All Stars Play Selections From Jule Styne And Stephen Sondheim's Music For "Gypsy"

Herb Geller Quintet With Barbara Long

Thad Jones (trumpet) Herb Geller (alto sax) Billy Taylor (piano) Scott LaFaro (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Barbara Long (vocals -1)
NYC, June 10, 1959
1. 3545Small WorldAtco LP 33-109
2. 3546Some People-
3. 3547You'll Never Get Away From Me-
4. 3548Little Lamb-
5. 3549Cow Song-
* Atco LP 33-109, SD 33-109   Herb Geller And His All Stars Play Selections From Jule Styne And Stephen Sondheim's Music For "Gypsy"

Helen Merrill With Chuck Sagle's Orchestra

Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Gene Orloff (violin) Alfred Brown (viola) Harvey Shapiro (cello) Bernie Leighton (piano) Mundell Lowe, Bill Suyker (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Helen Merrill (vocals) Chuck Sagle (arranger, director)
NYC, June 11, 1959
3550You Win AgainAtco LP 33-112
3551Half As Much-
3552I'm So Lonesome I Could CryAtco 6159, LP 33-112
3553My Heart Would KnowAtco LP 33-112
* Atco LP 33-112, SD 33-112   Helen Merrill - American Country Songs
* Atco 6159   Helen Merrill - You Don't Know Me / I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry

Buster Smith And His Orchestra

Charles Gillum (trumpet -1/5,7) Clinton Smith (trombone -1/5,7) Buster Smith (alto sax -1/6, guitar -7) Eddie Cadell (tenor sax -1/5,7) Leroy Cooper (baritone sax) Herman Flowers (piano -1/6) Boston Smith (piano -7) Josea Smith (bass) Robert Cobbs (drums)
Fort Worth, TX, June 17, 1959
1. 3561September SongAtlantic LP 1323
2. 3562Kansas City Riff-
3. 3563E Flat Boogie-
4. 3564King Alcohol-
5. 3565Organ Grinder's Swing-
6. 3566Buster's Tune-
7. 3567Late Hate-
* Atlantic LP 1323, SD 1323   The Legendary Buster Smith

Joe Turner

Leon Cohen (alto, tenor sax) King Curtis (tenor sax) Marlowe Morris (piano, organ) Bill Suyker (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Sticks Evans (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) Abel De Costa, Martha Flowers, Gloria Preston, Nathaniel Smith, Maria Young (backing vocals)
NYC, June 18, 1959
3554My Reasons For LivingAtlantic 2072
3555(Love Oh) Careless LoveAtlantic 2034
3556Got You On My Mind-
3557What'cha Gonna Dounissued
* Atlantic 2072   Joe Turner - Sweet Sue, Just You / My Reasons For Living
* Atlantic 2034   Joe Turner - (Love Oh) Careless Love / Got You On My Mind

Harry Lookofsky Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Harry Lookofsky (violin, viola, tenor violin) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, June 22, 1959
3568MoveAtlantic 5004, LP 1319
3569I Let A Song Go Out Of My HeartAtlantic LP 1319
3570'Round Midnight-
* Atlantic LP 1319, SD 1319   Harry Lookofsky - Stringsville
* Atlantic 5004   Harry Lookofsky - Moose The Mooche / Move

Chet "Poison" Ivy

Chet "Poison" Ivy, and others
NYC, June 22, 1959
3599'Tater PatchAtco 6148
3600The Slop-
* Atco 6148   Chet "Poison" Ivy - The Slop / 'Tater Patch

Ray Charles With Quincy Jones' Orchestra

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 sax) Paul Gonsalves, David Newman (tenor sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax -1/3,7) Billy Mitchell (tenor sax -4/6) Bennie Crawford, Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) 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. 3571Let The Good Times RollAtlantic EP 619, LP 1312
2. 3572Alexander's Ragtime BandAtlantic EP 619, LP 1312, LP 8094
3. 3573'Deed I DoAtlantic LP 1312
4. 3574When Your Lover Has GoneAtlantic LP 1312, LP 8094
5. 3575Two Tears Of TortureAtlantic LP 1312
6. 3576It Had To Be YouAtlantic LP 1312, LP 8094
7. 3953Let The Good Times Roll (edited version)Atlantic 2047, LP 8064, LP 8137
* Atlantic LP 1312, SD 1312   The Genius Of Ray Charles
* Atlantic LP 8094   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 4
* Atlantic LP 8064   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 2
= Atlantic LP 2-900   The Ray Charles Story
* Atlantic LP 8137, SD 8137   Various Artists - Solid Gold Soul, Vol. 2
* Atlantic EP 619   The Genius Of Ray Charles
* Atlantic 2047   Ray Charles - Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' / Let The Good Times Roll

Billy Taylor Trio

Billy Taylor (piano) Earl May (bass) Kenny Dennis (drums)
NYC, June 24, 1959
3577At Long Last LoveAtlantic LP 1329
3578Makin' Whoopee-
3579When Lights Are Low-
3580Poinciana-
3581Blue Moon-
3582Summertime-
3583A Little Southside Soul-
3584One For Fun-
3585That's For Sure-
* Atlantic LP 1329, SD 1329   Billy Taylor - One For Fun

Mickey Baker

Herman Foster (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Everett Barksdale (bass guitar) Samie "Sticks" Evans (drums)
NYC, June 25, 1959
3593Baker's DozenAtlantic LP 8035
3594Gloomy Sunday-
3595Lullaby Of The Leaves-
3596Autumn Leaves-
* Atlantic LP 8035, SD 8035   Mickey Baker - The Wildest Guitar

Ray Charles

Marcus Belgrave, John Hunt (trumpet) Bennie Crawford (alto, baritone sax) David Newman (tenor sax) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Edgar Willis (bass) Teagle Fleming (drums)
NYC, June 26, 1959
3597I'm Movin' OnAtlantic 2043, LP 8052, LP 8054, LP 8064, SD 7101
3598I Believe To My SoulAtlantic 2043, LP 8052, LP 8094, SD 7101
* Atlantic LP 8052   Ray Charles - The Genius Sings The Blues
* Atlantic LP 8054   Ray Charles - Do The Twist
* Atlantic LP 8064   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 2
= Atlantic LP 2-900   The Ray Charles Story
* Atlantic SD 7101   The Great Hits Of Ray Charles Recorded On 8-Track Stereo
* Atlantic LP 8094   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 4
* Atlantic 2043   Ray Charles - I'm Movin' On / I Believe To My Soul

Mickey And Kitty

Mickey Baker (guitar, vocals) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Kitty Noble (vocals)
NYC, June, 1959?
3508First LoveAtlantic 2036
3509St. Louis Blues-
* Atlantic 2036   Mickey And Kitty - First Love / St. Louis Blues

Newport Jazz Festival All Stars

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Pee Wee Russell, Bud Freeman (tenor sax) George Wein (piano) Champ Jones (bass) Jake Hanna (drums)
Boston, MA, circa June, 1959
4017-1Royal Garden BluesAtlantic LP 1331
4018Rose Room-
4019-1You Took Advantage Of Me-
4020Sunday-
4021Dinah-
4022'Deed I Do-
4023-1Pee Wee Russell's Unique Sound (breakdown)unissued
4023-2Pee Wee Russell's Unique SoundAtlantic LP 1331
* Atlantic LP 1331, SD 1331   Newport Jazz Festival All Stars

Bob Carpenter

Bob Carpenter (guitar, vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
Galax, VA, summer 1959
4940Kenny WagnerAtlantic LP 1346
* Atlantic LP 1346, SD 1346   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Sounds Of The South

Sidney Hemphill

Sidney Hemphill (panpipes) Lucius Smith (drums) Alan Lomax (producer)
Senatobia, MS, summer 1959
4941Come On Boys, Let's Go To The BallAtlantic LP 1346
* Atlantic LP 1346, SD 1346   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Sounds Of The South

Ed Lewis

Ed Lewis (vocals) Alan Lomax (producer) and others
Parchman, VA, summer 1959
4942Lucky HollerAtlantic LP 1346
4943I Be So Glad When The Sun Goes Down-
* Atlantic LP 1346, SD 1346   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Sounds Of The South

John Davis

John Davis (vocals) Alan Lomax (producer) and others
summer 1959
4944Join The BandAtlantic LP 1346
* Atlantic LP 1346, SD 1346   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Sounds Of The South

John Davis And Bessie Jones And Henry Morrison

John Davis, Bessie Jones, Henry Morrison (vocals) Alan Lomax (producer) and others
New Brunswick, GA, summer 1959
4945Blow GabrielAtlantic LP 1351
* Atlantic LP 1351, SD 1351   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Negro Church Music

Bessie Jones

Bessie Jones (vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
St. Simons Island, GA, summer 1959
4946Johnny CuckooAtlantic LP 1350
4947Hambone-
4948Sometimes-
4949Go To Sleep Little Baby-
* Atlantic LP 1350, SD 1350   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - American Folk Songs For Children

Reverend W.A. Donaldson And Congregation

Reverend W.A. Donaldson (sermon) Congregation (southern folk group) Alan Lomax (producer)
Tyro, MS, summer 1959
4950Is There Anybody Here That Love My JesusAtlantic LP 1346
* Atlantic LP 1346, SD 1346   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Sounds Of The South

Viola James

Ed Young (cane fife) Lonnie Young (bass drum, vocals) Viola James (vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
Como, MS, summer 1959
4951On That RockAtlantic LP 1351
* Atlantic LP 1351, SD 1351   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Negro Church Music

Lonnie Young

Ed Young (cane fife) Lonnie Young Jr. (snare drum) Lonnie Young (bass drum, vocals) 3 unknown women (handclaps) Alan Lomax (producer)
Mississippi, summer 1959
4952Hen DuckAtlantic LP 1346
4953Jim And JohnAtlantic LP 1348
4953-2Jim And John (alternate take)Prestige International PR-INT 25010; New World NW 252
4954ChevroletAtlantic LP 1348
4955Oree-
4956Sittin' On Top Of The WorldAtlantic LP 1352
* Atlantic LP 1346, SD 1346   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Sounds Of The South
* Atlantic LP 1348, SD 1348   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Roots Of The Blues
* Prestige International PR-INT 25010   Various Artists - Yazoo Delta Blues And Spirituals
* Atlantic LP 1352, SD 1352   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - The Blues Roll On
* New World NW 252   Lonnie Young (no details)

James Shorty And Viola James And Congregation

Viola James, James Shorty (vocals) Congregation (southern folk group) Alan Lomax (producer)
Como, MS, summer 1959
4957Jesus On The Main LineAtlantic LP 1351
4958This Little Light Of Mine-
* Atlantic LP 1351, SD 1351   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Negro Church Music

Miles Pratcher

Bob Pratcher (fiddle) Miles Pratcher (guitar) unknown (vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
Mississippi, summer 1959
4959All Night LongAtlantic LP 1348
* Atlantic LP 1348, SD 1348   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Roots Of The Blues

Wade Ward

Charley Higgins (fiddle) Wade Ward (banjo) Charley Poe (guitar) Alan Lomax (producer)
West Virginia, summer 1959
4960Paddy On The TurnpikeAtlantic LP 1346
* Atlantic LP 1346, SD 1346   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Sounds Of The South

Wade Ward

Wade Ward (banjo) Alan Lomax (producer)
Galax, VA, summer 1959
4961Chilly WindsAtlantic LP 1347
* Atlantic LP 1347, SD 1347   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Blue Ridge Mountain Music

Mississippi Fred McDowell

Miles Pratcher (guitar -3) Mississippi Fred McDowell (guitar, vocals) Fannie Davis (comb -3) Alan Lomax (producer)
Mississippi, summer 1959
1. 4962Keep Your Lamps Trimmed And BurningAtlantic LP 1346
2. 4963Been Drinkin' Water Out Of A Hollow LogAtlantic LP 1348
3. 4964Shake 'Em On Down-
4. 4965Freight Train Blues-
5. 4966Drop Down MamaAtlantic LP 1352
6. 4967When You Get Home, Write Me A Few Little Lines-
* Atlantic LP 1346, SD 1346   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Sounds Of The South
* Atlantic LP 1348, SD 1348   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Roots Of The Blues
* Atlantic LP 1352, SD 1352   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - The Blues Roll On

James Shorty

Mississippi Fred McDowell (guitar) James Shorty (vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
Senatobia, MS, summer 1959
4968I Want Jesus To Walk With MeAtlantic LP 1351
* Atlantic LP 1351, SD 1351   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Negro Church Music

Felix Dukes

Mississippi Fred McDowell (guitar) Felix Dukes (vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
Como, MS, summer 1959
4969Motherless ChildrenAtlantic LP 1351
* Atlantic LP 1351, SD 1351   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Negro Church Music

Hobart Smith

Hobart Smith (banjo, fiddle, vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
Saltville, VA, summer 1959
4970John BrownAtlantic LP 1347
4971Poor Ellen Smith-
4972Soldier, SoldierAtlantic LP 1350
4973Banging Breakdown-
4974The Arkansas Traveler-
* Atlantic LP 1347, SD 1347   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Blue Ridge Mountain Music
* Atlantic LP 1350, SD 1350   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - American Folk Songs For Children

Mountain Ramblers

Cullen Galyen (fiddle, banjo, vocals) Charles Hawks (banjo) James Lindsey (guitar) Eldridge Montgomery (guitar, vocals) Thurman Pugh (bass, vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
Galax, VA, summer 1959
4975Jesse JamesAtlantic LP 1346
4976Cotton Eyed JoeAtlantic LP 1347
4977Big Tilda-
4978John Henry-
4979Rosewood Casket-
4980Silly Bill-
4981Big Ball In Boston-
4982The Old Hickory Cane-
4983Liza Jane-
4984Shady Grove-
4985Baptizing Down By The CreekAtlantic LP 1349
4986The Old Country Church-
4987Old Joe ClarkAtlantic LP 1350
* Atlantic LP 1346, SD 1346   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Sounds Of The South
* Atlantic LP 1347, SD 1347   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Blue Ridge Mountain Music
* Atlantic LP 1349, SD 1349   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - White Spirituals
* Atlantic LP 1350, SD 1350   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - American Folk Songs For Children

Estil C. Ball

Estil C. Ball, Lacey Richardson (guitar, vocals) Orna Ball, Blair Reedy (vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
Rugby, VA, summer 1959
4988The Farmer's Curst WifeAtlantic LP 1346
4989Jennie JenkinsAtlantic LP 1347
4990TribulationsAtlantic LP 1349
4991When I Get Home-
4992The Poor Wayfaring Stranger-
4993Please Let Me Stay A Little Longer-
4994Father, Jesus Loves You-
4995Lonesome Valley-
4996Father Adieu-
4997The Cabin On The Hill-
4998Paper Of PinsAtlantic LP 1350
* Atlantic LP 1346, SD 1346   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Sounds Of The South
* Atlantic LP 1347, SD 1347   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Blue Ridge Mountain Music
* Atlantic LP 1349, SD 1349   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - White Spirituals
* Atlantic LP 1350, SD 1350   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - American Folk Songs For Children

Spence Moore

Ray Binns (mandolin) Spence Moore (guitar, vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
summer 1959
4999Jimmy SuttonAtlantic LP 1347
* Atlantic LP 1347, SD 1347   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Blue Ridge Mountain Music

Vera Hall

Vera Hall (vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
Livingston, AL, summer 1959
5000Boll Weevil HollerAtlantic LP 1346
5001Trouble So Hard-
5002The Wild Ox MoanAtlantic LP 1348
5003Death, Have MercyAtlantic LP 1351
* Atlantic LP 1346, SD 1346   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Sounds Of The South
* Atlantic LP 1348, SD 1348   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Roots Of The Blues
* Atlantic LP 1351, SD 1351   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Negro Church Music

Neil Morris

Neil Morris (guitar, vocals) Charles Everidge (mouth-bow) Alan Lomax (producer)
Mountain View, AR, summer 1959
5004The Banks Of The ArkansasAtlantic LP 1346
5005Wave The Ocean-
5006Jesse James-
5007Little MosesAtlantic LP 1349
* Atlantic LP 1346, SD 1346   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Sounds Of The South
* Atlantic LP 1349, SD 1349   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - White Spirituals

Alabama Sacred Harp Singers

Alabama Sacred Harp Singers (southern folk mixed vocal group) Alan Lomax (producer)
Fyffe, AL, summer 1959
5008WindhamAtlantic LP 1346
5009AntiochAtlantic LP 1349
5010Calvary-
* Atlantic LP 1346, SD 1346   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Sounds Of The South
* Atlantic LP 1349, SD 1349   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - White Spirituals

Forest City Joe

Forest City Joe (harmonica, vocals) Sonny Boy Rogers (guitar) Thomas Martin (drums) Alan Lomax (producer)
Hughes, AR, summer 1959
5011Levee Camp ReminiscenceAtlantic LP 1348
5012Train Time-
5013Drink On Little Girl-
5014She Lived Her Life Too FastAtlantic LP 1352
5015She Don't Love Me That Way-
5016Stop Breaking Down-
5017Red Cross Store-
5018Forest City Jump-
* Atlantic LP 1348, SD 1348   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Roots Of The Blues
* Atlantic LP 1352, SD 1352   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - The Blues Roll On

Reverend I.D. Back And Congregation

Reverend I.D. Back (sermon?) Congregation (southern folk group) Alan Lomax (producer)
Blackey, KY, summer 1959
5019Sermon And Lining HymnAtlantic LP 1349
* Atlantic LP 1349, SD 1349   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - White Spirituals

Jessie Pratcher

Mary Gardner, Mattie Gardner, Jessie Pratcher (vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
Como, MS, summer 1959
5020Mary MackAtlantic LP 1350
5021Green Sally, Up-
* Atlantic LP 1350, SD 1350   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - American Folk Songs For Children

Johnny Lee Moore

Johnny Lee Moore (vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
Lambert, MS, summer 1959
5022Levee Camp HollerAtlantic LP 1348
5023Eighteen Hammers-
* Atlantic LP 1348, SD 1348   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Roots Of The Blues

Texas Gladden

Texas Gladden (vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
summer 1959
5024The Little Dappled CowAtlantic LP 1350
* Atlantic LP 1350, SD 1350   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - American Folk Songs For Children

Almeda Riddle

Almeda Riddle (vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
Heber Springs, AR, summer 1959
5025My Little RoosterAtlantic LP 1350
5026Frog Went A-Courtin-
5027Chick-A-Li-Lee-Lo-
5028Go Tell Aunt Nancy-
5029Mama Buy Me A Chiney Doll-
* Atlantic LP 1350, SD 1350   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - American Folk Songs For Children

Madam Mattie Wigley And Congregation

Madam Mattie Wigley (sermon?) Congregation (southern folk group) Alan Lomax (producer)
Memphis, TN, summer 1959
5030PowerAtlantic LP 1351
* Atlantic LP 1351, SD 1351   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Negro Church Music

Mainer Band

J.E. Mainer (fiddle) Glenn Mainer (banjo) Jim Dillon, Carolyn Helms, Mary Mainer (guitar) Floyd Overcash (bass) Alan Lomax (producer)
Concord, NC, summer 1959
5031Johnson's Old Gray MuleAtlantic LP 1350
5032Whoa Mule-
5033Glen's Chimes-
5034Train III-
* Atlantic LP 1350, SD 1350   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - American Folk Songs For Children

Bernice McClellan And Congregation

Bernice McClellan (sermon?) Congregation (southern folk group) Alan Lomax (producer)
Memphis, TN, summer 1959
5035What Do You Think About Jesus (He's All Right)Atlantic LP 1351
* Atlantic LP 1351, SD 1351   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Negro Church Music

Boy Blue (aka Roland Hayes)

Boy Blue (harmonica, vocals) Willie Jones (guitar) Joe Lee (drums) Alan Lomax (producer)
Arkansas, summer 1959
5036Boogie ChildrenAtlantic LP 1352
5037Joe Lee's Rock-
* Atlantic LP 1352, SD 1352   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - The Blues Roll On

Mrs. Mary Lee And Congregation

Mrs. Mary Lee (sermon?) Congregation (southern folk group) Alan Lomax (producer)
Tyro, MS, summer 1959
5038Jesus Is Real To MeAtlantic LP 1351
* Atlantic LP 1351, SD 1351   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Negro Church Music

Reverend R.C. Crenshaw And Congregation

Reverend R.C. Crenshaw (sermon?) Congregation (southern folk group) Alan Lomax (producer)
Memphis, TN, summer 1959
5039I Love The LordAtlantic LP 1351
5040I'm Goin' Home On The Mornin' Train-
* Atlantic LP 1351, SD 1351   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Negro Church Music

Reverend G.I. Townsel

Reverend G.I. Townsel (sermon) Alan Lomax (producer)
Birmingham, AL, summer 1959
5041A Sermon FragmentAtlantic LP 1351
* Atlantic LP 1351, SD 1351   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Negro Church Music

John Dudley

John Dudley (guitar, vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
Parchman, MS, summer 1959
5042Cool Water BluesAtlantic LP 1352
* Atlantic LP 1352, SD 1352   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - The Blues Roll On

Rosalie Hill

Rosalie Hill (guitar, vocals) Alan Lomax (producer)
Senatobia, MS, summer 1959
5043Bullyin' WellAtlantic LP 1352
* Atlantic LP 1352, SD 1352   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - The Blues Roll On

Henry Morrison With Saint Simons Island Singers

Henry Morrison (vocals) Saint Simons Island Singers (southern folk vocal group) Alan Lomax (producer)
Brunswick, GA, summer 1959
5044I'm Gonna Sail Like A Ship On The OceanAtlantic LP 1351
* Atlantic LP 1351, SD 1351   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Negro Church Music

Reverend W.A. Donaldson And Congregation

Reverend W.A. Donaldson (sermon) Congregation (southern folk group) Alan Lomax (producer)
Huntsville, AL, summer 1959
5045Baptizing SceneAtlantic LP 1346
* Atlantic LP 1346, SD 1346   Various Artists - Southern Folk Heritage Series - Sounds Of The South

Betty Johnson

Betty Johnson (vocals) and others
NYC, circa mid 1959
3724The Lonely Willow TreeAtlantic 2039
3725Walk Me Around-
* Atlantic 2039   Betty Johnson - The Lonely Willow Tree / Walk Me Around

King Curtis Septet

King Curtis, Noble Watts (tenor sax) Herman Foster (piano) Al Casey, James Spruill (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Belton Evans (drums)
NYC, July 8, 1959
3601The GrooveAtco LP 33-113; Clarion LP 615
3602The Shake-
3603Snake Eyes-
3604Jay Walk-
3605Midnight Ramble-
* Atco LP 33-113, SD 33-113   King Curtis - Have Tenor Sax, Will Blow
* Clarion LP 615   The Great King Curtis

The Drifters

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 LoveAtlantic 2040, LP 8041, LP 8073, LP 8153, LP 8164
2. 3727Dance With MeAtlantic 2040, LP 8041, LP 8153, LP 8164
* Atlantic LP 8041   The Drifters' Greatest Hits
* Atlantic LP 8073, SD 8073   The Best Of The Drifters - Up On The Roof
* Atlantic LP 8153, SD 8153   The Drifters' Golden Hits
* Atlantic LP 8164, SD 8164   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 4 - The Big Beat 1958-60
* Atlantic 2040   The Drifters - Dance With Me / (If You Cry) True Love, True Love

The Coasters

Adolph Jacobs (guitar) Carl Gardner (lead tenor vocals) Cornelius "Cornell" Gunter (tenor vocals) Billy Guy (baritone vocals) Will "Dub" Jones (bass vocals) and others
NYC, July 16, 1959
3606What About UsAtco 6153, LP 33-135
3607Poison IvyAtco 6146, LP 33-111, LP 33-118, SD 33-371; Atlantic LP 8164
* Atco LP 33-135, SD 33-135   Coast Along With The Coasters
* Atco LP 33-111, SD 33-111   The Coasters - Greatest Hits
* Atco LP 33-118   Various Artists - The Good Old Fifties
* Atco SD 33-371   The Coasters - Their Greatest Recordings - The Early Years
* Atlantic LP 8164, SD 8164   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 4 - The Big Beat 1958-60
* Atco 6153   The Coasters - Run, Red, Run / What About Us
* Atco 6146   The Coasters - Poison Ivy / I'm A Hog For You

Joe Castro Quartet

Teddy Edwards (tenor sax -1/6,8) Joe Castro (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass -1/6,8) Billy Higgins (drums -1/6,8)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 18, 1959
1. 3716Play Me The BluesAtlantic LP 1324
2. 3717Day In, Day Outunissued
3. 3718Day DreamAtlantic LP 1324
4. 3719Loverunissued
5. 3720It Could Happen To YouAtlantic LP 1324
6. 3721Yesterdays-
7. 3722That's All-
8. 3723Groove Funk Soul-
* Atlantic LP 1324, SD 1324   Joe Castro - Groove Funk Soul

Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin (vocals) and others
NYC, July 22, 1959
3980Somebody To LoveAtco 6179, LP 33-131, LP 33-138, SP 1001
3981I'll Be ThereAtco 6167, LP 33-146
3982Moment Of LoveAtlantic unissued
3983You Know HowAtco 6236, EP 4513, LP 33-138, SP 1001
* Atco LP 33-131, SD 33-131   The Bobby Darin Story
* Atco LP 33-138, SD 33-138   Twist With Bobby Darin
* Atco SP 1001   Bobby Darin - For Teenagers Only
* Atco LP 33-146, SD 33-146   Bobby Darin - Things And Other Things
* Atco EP 4513   Bobby Darin - For Teenagers Only
* Atco 6179   Bobby Darin - Artificial Flowers / Somebody To Love
* Atco 6167   Bobby Darin - Won't You Come Home, Bill Bailey / I'll Be There
* Atco 6236   Bobby Darin - Baby Face / You Know How

The Coasters

Adolph Jacobs (guitar) Carl Gardner (lead tenor vocals) Cornelius "Cornell" Gunter (tenor vocals) Billy Guy (baritone vocals) Will "Dub" Jones (bass vocals) and others
NYC, July 23, 1959
3713Run, Red, RunAtco 6153, LP 33-135
3714GuitaritousAtlantic unissued
* Atco LP 33-135, SD 33-135   Coast Along With The Coasters
* Atco 6153   The Coasters - Run, Red, Run / What About Us

Tommy Facenda

Tommy Facenda
NYC, July 30, 1959
3712High School U.S.A.Atlantic unissued
3715Plea Of Love-

John Lewis and others

John Lewis (piano) and others
NYC, August 7, 1959
3711Exposure Film ScoreAtlantic unissued

The Modern Jazz Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
"Music Inn", Lenox, MA, August 21, 1959
3728La CantatriceAtlantic unissued, tape no longer exists

The Modern Jazz Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums): same personnel
"Music Inn", Lenox, MA, August 22, 1959
3729Harlequinunissued, tape no longer exists
3730DjangoAtlantic SD 1325; Mosaic MD7-249
-Django (mono take)Atlantic LP 1325; Mosaic MD7-249
* Atlantic SD 1325   The Modern Jazz Quartet - Pyramid
* Atlantic LP 1325   The Modern Jazz Quartet - Pyramid
* Mosaic MD7-249   The Complete Atlantic Studio Recordings Of The Modern Jazz Quartet 1956-64

The Modern Jazz Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums): same personnel
"Music Inn", Lenox, MA, August 25, 1959
3731RomaineAtlantic LP 1325, SD 1325; Mosaic MD7-249
* Atlantic LP 1325   The Modern Jazz Quartet - Pyramid
* Atlantic SD 1325   The Modern Jazz Quartet - Pyramid
* Mosaic MD7-249   The Complete Atlantic Studio Recordings Of The Modern Jazz Quartet 1956-64

The Modern Jazz Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums): same personnel
"Music Inn", Lenox, MA, August 26 & 28, 1959
3732Blues (aka Pyramid)Atlantic unissued, tape no longer exists

The Modern Jazz Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums): same personnel
"Music Inn", Lenox, MA, August 28, 1959
3733SlowlyAtlantic unissued, tape no longer exists

The Modern Jazz Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums): same personnel
"Music Inn", Lenox, MA, August 29, 1959
3734It Don't Mean A ThingAtlantic unissued, tape no longer exists

Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin (vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA, September 3, 1959
3955I Can't Give You Anything But LoveAtco LP 33-115
3956ClementineAtco 6161, LP 33-115, LP 33-131; Atlantic Oldies OS 13160; Clarion LP 603
3957All Nite LongAtco LP 33-115; Clarion LP 603
3958Guys And DollsAtco LP 33-115
* Atco LP 33-115, SD 33-115   Bobby Darin - This Is Darin
* Atco LP 33-131, SD 33-131   The Bobby Darin Story
* Clarion LP 603   Bobby Darin - Clementine
* Atco 6161   Bobby Darin - Clementine / Tall Story
* Atlantic Oldies OS 13160   Bobby Darin - Clementine / Lazy River

Chris Connor

Chris Connor (vocals) and others
NYC, September 6, 1959
3655Senor BluesAtlantic 2037, (J) P-6135A
3656Misty-
3657Fine And Dandyunissued
3658All About Ronnie-
* Atlantic (J) P-6135A   Chris Connor - Misty
* Atlantic 2037   Chris Connor - Senor Blues / Misty

Joe Turner

Fip Ricard (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Jerome Richardson (alto sax) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Doug Watkins (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, September 9, 1959
3735Until The Real Thing Comes AlongAtlantic LP 1332
3736Nobody In Mind-
3737I Get The Blues When It Rains-
3738I Got The World On A Stringunissued
3739RebeccaAtlantic LP 1332
* Atlantic LP 1332, SD 1332   Joe Turner - Big Joe Rides Again

Milt Jackson With Quincy Jones' Orchestra

Romeo Penque (reeds) Paul Gershman, Julius Held, Leo Kahn, Harry Katzman, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, Sol Shapiro (violin) Al Brown, David Mankowitz (viola) Maurice Brown, George Ricci (cello) Gloria Agostini (harp) Milt Jackson (vibes) Jimmy Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 9, 1959
3767Don't Worry 'Bout MeAtlantic LP 1342
3768I'm A Fool To Want You-
3769Tenderly-
* Atlantic LP 1342, SD 1342   The Ballad Artistry Of Milt Jackson

Joe Turner

Ernie Royal (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Jerome Richardson (alto sax) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Doug Watkins (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, September 10, 1959
3742Time After TimeAtlantic LP 1332
3743When I Was Young-
3744Switchin' In The Kitchen-
3745Here Comes Your Iceman-
3746Don't You Make Me High-
* Atlantic LP 1332, SD 1332   Joe Turner - Big Joe Rides Again

Milt Jackson With Quincy Jones' Orchestra

Don Hammond (alto flute) Max Cahn, Alexander Cores, Paul Gershman, Julius Held, Leo Kahn, Harry Katzman, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, George Ockner, Leonard Posner (violin) Al Brown, Harold Coletta, Burt Fisch, David Mankowitz (viola) Charles McCracken, George Ricci, Harvey Shapiro (cello) Gloria Agostini (harp) Milt Jackson (vibes) Jimmy Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 10, 1959
3770Alone TogetherAtlantic LP 1342
3771The CylinderAtlantic 5011, LP 1342, SD 2-319
3772Makin' WhoopeeAtlantic 5011, LP 1342
* Atlantic LP 1342, SD 1342   The Ballad Artistry Of Milt Jackson
* Atlantic SD 2-319   The Art Of Milt Jackson - The Atlantic Years
* Atlantic 5011   Milt Jackson - The Cylinder / Makin' Whoopee

Chris Connor

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 BandAtlantic LP 8040
3448Misty-
3449Senor Blues-
3450Lover Come Back To Me-
3451All About Ronnie-
3452Hallelujah I Love Him So-
3453Poor Little Rich Girl-
3454'Round Midnight-
3455Blow, Gabriel, Blowunissued
3456I Miss You So-
3457Get Out Of Town-
3458Fine And DandyAtlantic LP 8040
3459Don't Worry 'Bout Me-
3460It Don't Mean A Thing-
3461Chinatown, My Chinatown-
3462Angel Eyes-
* Atlantic LP 8040, SD 8040   Chris Connor - Chris In Person

Chris Connor With Richard Wess' Orchestra

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
3763WitchcraftAtlantic EP 622, LP 8032, LP 8082
3764I Hear The Music Now-
3765Like A WomanAtlantic LP 8032
3766You Don't Know What Love Is-
* Atlantic LP 8032, SD 8032   Chris Connor - Witchcraft
* Atlantic LP 8082   The Best Of Chris Connor
* Atlantic EP 622   Chris Connor - Witchcraft

Chris Connor With Richard Wess' Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Bernie Privin, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Bob Alexander, Bob Ascher, Mort Bullman, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Hymie Schertzer (alto sax) 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 TimeAtlantic LP 8032
3774Come Rain Or Come Shine-
3775I'll Never Be Free-
3776How Little We Know-
* Atlantic LP 8032, SD 8032   Chris Connor - Witchcraft

Ronnie Ross - Allan Ganley Quintet

Art Ellefson (tenor sax) Ronnie Ross (baritone sax) Stan Jones (piano) Stan Wasser (bass) Allan Ganley (drums)
NYC, September 23, 1959
3783Two HootsAtlantic LP 1333
3784The Real Funky Baby-
3785It'a A Big Wide Wonderful World-
3786How Long Has This Been Going On-
3787Pitiful Pearl-
3788Blues For The Five Of Us-
3789Blues For Juneunissued
3790The Country SquireAtlantic LP 1333
3791I Won't Fret If I Don't Get The Blues Anymore-
3792The Moonbather-
3793Cherryunissued
3794Suddenly It's Spring-
* Atlantic LP 1333, SD 1333   Ronnie Ross, Allan Ganley - The Jazz Makers

The Modern Jazz Quartet With The Beaux Arts String Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano, conductor) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums) with Alan Martin, Gerald Tarack (violin) Carl Eberl (viola) Joseph Tekula (cello) Gunther Schuller (conductor)
NYC, September 23, 1959
3781SketchAtlantic LP 1345, SD 2-301, SD 1546; Mosaic MD7-249
3782ConversationAtlantic LP 1345; Mosaic MD7-249
* Atlantic LP 1345, SD 1345   The Modern Jazz Quartet And Guests - Third Stream Music
* Atlantic SD 2-301   The Art Of The Modern Jazz Quartet
* Atlantic SD 1546   The Best Of The Modern Jazz Quartet
* Mosaic MD7-249   The Complete Atlantic Studio Recordings Of The Modern Jazz Quartet 1956-64

Roland Hanna and others

Roland Hanna (piano) and others
NYC, September 24, 1959
3795All Of YouAtlantic unissued
3796Big Mike-
3797Largo-
3798The Cook Book-

Roland Hanna Trio

Roland Hanna (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Roy Burness (drums)
NYC, September 25, 1959
3799Easy To LoveAtco LP 33-121
3800Like Someone In Love-
3801Next Time You See Me-
3802The Best Things In Life Are Free-
3803Yesterdays-
3804From This Day On-
3805Night In Tunisia-
3806Farouk Thelonious-
3807It Never Entered My Mind-
3808The Cook BookAtlantic unissued
* Atco LP 33-121, SD 33-121   The Piano Of Roland Hanna - Easy To Love

Joe Turner And His Blues Kings

Taft Jordan (trumpet) King Curtis, Al Sears (tenor sax) Budd Johnson (baritone sax) 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
3809Chains Of LoveAtlantic 2054
3810My Little Honeydripper-
3811Tomorrow NightAtlantic 2044
3812Honey HushAtlantic 2044, LP 8058
* Atlantic LP 8058   Various Artists - The Greatest Twist Hits
* Atlantic 2054   Joe Turner - Chains Of Love / My Little Honeydripper
* Atlantic 2044   Joe Turner - Tomorrow Night / Honey Hush

Ruth Brown

Sol Gubin (vibes) Mickey Baker, Mundell Lowe, Carl Lynch (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Sticks Evans (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) Elise Bretton, Jerome Graff, Bill Marine, Merrill Ostrus, Marcia Patterson, Nelson Starr (choir) 8 violins, 2 violas, 2 celli, Reggie Obrecht, Richard Wess (conductor)
NYC, September 30, 1959
3813What I Wouldn't GiveAtlantic 2064
3814The Door Is Still Open To My Heart-
3815Don't Deceive MeAtlantic 2052
3816I Burned Your Letter-
* Atlantic 2064   Ruth Brown - The Door Is Still Open / What I Wouldn't Give
* Atlantic 2052   Ruth Brown - I Burned Your Letter / Don't Deceive Me

Hutch Davie

Hutch Davie (piano) and others
circa September, 1959???
3740Sweet Georgia BrownAtco 6149
3741Heartaches-
* Atco 6149   Hutch Davie - Sweet Georgia Brown / Heartaches

Woody Herman's Big New Herd

Conte Candoli, Bill Chase, Frank Huggins, Ray Linn, Al Porcino (trumpet) Urbie Green, Bill Smiley, Si Zentner (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet) Don Lanphere (alto, tenor sax) Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Med Flory (baritone sax) Victor Feldman (piano, vibes) Charlie Byrd (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
"Monterey Jazz Festival", Monterey, CA, October 3, 1959
3959Scoobie DoobieAtlantic LP 1328
3960Four Brothers-
3961Like Some Blues Man-
3962Monterey Apple Tree-
3963The Magpie-
3964Skylark-
* Atlantic LP 1328, SD 1328   Woody Herman's Big New Herd At The Monterey Jazz Festival

Chris Connor With Richard Wess' Orchestra

Jim Buffington, Fred Klein (French horn) George Berg (flute, alto sax) Phil Bodner (flute, tenor sax) 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 (vibes, 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 BluesAtlantic LP 8032
3818Skyscraper Blues-
3819Baltimore Oriole-
3820When Sunny Gets Blue-
* Atlantic LP 8032, SD 8032   Chris Connor - Witchcraft

Ornette Coleman Quartet

Don Cherry (cornet) Ornette Coleman (alto sax) Charlie Haden (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
NYC, October 8, 1959
3865Una Muy BonitaAtlantic LP 1327, SD 1558, SD 2-316
3866Bird FoodAtlantic LP 1327
3867Change Of The Century-
3868Untitled Original, No. 1 (as Music Always)Atlantic (J) P-10085A
3869The Face Of The BassAtlantic LP 1327
4922Una Muy Bonita, Part 1Atlantic 5008
4923Una Muy Bonita, Part 2-
* Atlantic LP 1327, SD 1327   Ornette Coleman - Change Of The Century
* Atlantic SD 1558   The Best Of Ornette Coleman
* Atlantic SD 2-316   Various Artists - The Jazz Years-25th Anniversary
* Atlantic (J) P-10085A   Ornette Coleman - To Whom Who Keeps A Records
* Atlantic 5008   Ornette Coleman - Una Muy Bonita, Part 1 & 2

Ornette Coleman Quartet

Don Cherry (cornet) Ornette Coleman (alto sax) Charlie Haden (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same personnel
NYC, October 9, 1959
3870ForerunnerAtlantic LP 1327
3871Untitled Original, No. 4unissued
3872FreeAtlantic LP 1327
3873The Circle With A Hole In The MiddleAtlantic SD 1572
3874Ramblin'Atlantic LP 1327, SD 1558
* Atlantic LP 1327, SD 1327   Ornette Coleman - Change Of The Century
* Atlantic SD 1572   Ornette Coleman - The Art Of The Improvisers
* Atlantic SD 1558   The Best Of Ornette Coleman

Mickey And Kitty

Mickey Baker (guitar, vocals) Kitty Noble (vocals) and others
NYC, October 15, 1959
3823My ReverieAtlantic 2046
3824Buttercup-
* Atlantic 2046   Mickey And Kitty - My Reverie / Buttercup

Mabel Mercer

Jimmy Lyon (piano, arranger, conductor) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Beverly Peer (bass) Tim Kennedy (drums) Mabel Mercer (vocals)
NYC, October 22, 1959
3847Don't Dream Of Anybody But MeAtlantic LP 1322
3848The Fifth Of July-
3849Come Away With Meunissued
3850Run For The Roundhouse NellieAtlantic LP 1322
* Atlantic LP 1322, SD 1322   Merely Marvelous Mabel Mercer

Lonnie Donegan

Lonnie Donegan (guitar, banjo, vocals) and others
London, England, October 27, 1959
4030Fancy Talking TinkerAtlantic LP 8038
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-
* Atlantic LP 8038, SD 8038   Lonnie Donegan - Skiffle Folk Music

Kookie Kat

Kookie Kat
circa October, 1959???
3877I Wuv YowAtco 6156
3878New, Not Neow-
* Atco 6156   Kookie Kat - I Wuv Yow / New, Not Neow

Linda Hopkins

Bobby Byrne, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute) unknown (piano) Don Arnone (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Berisford "Shep" Shepherd (drums) Linda Hopkins (vocals) unidentified strings
NYC, November 2, 1959
3858Love Is A Many-Splendored ThingAtco 6154
3859Sentimental Fool-
3860LipsAtlantic unissued
* Atco 6154   Linda Hopkins - Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing / Sentimental Fool

The Hollywood Flames

The Hollywood Flames (doo wop group)
NYC, November 4, 1959
3855Every Day, Every DayAtco 6155
3856If I Thought You Needed MeAtco 6155, LP 33-118, LP 33-143
3857This Love Of MineAtlantic unissued
* Atco LP 33-118   Various Artists - The Good Old Fifties
* Atco LP 33-143   Various Artists - The Great Group Goodies
* Atco 6155   The Hollywood Flames - Every Day, Every Day / If I Thought You Needed Me

Solomon Burke

unknown (flute, tenor, baritone sax, piano, guitar, electric bass, drums) Solomon Burke (vocals)
NYC, November 6, 1959
5602Doodle Dee Doounissued
5603This Little RingAtlantic LP 8085
5604Be Bop GrandmaAtlantic 2114, LP 8067
5605It's All RightAtlantic LP 8085
5606I'm Not Afraidunissued
* Atlantic LP 8085, SD 8085   Solomon Burke - If You Need Me
* Atlantic LP 8067   Solomon Burke's Greatest Hits
* Atlantic 2114   Solomon Burke - Be Bop Grandma / Just Out Of Reach

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
NYC, November 24, 1959
3883Fifth Houserejected
3884Some Other Blues-
3885-1I'll Wait And PrayAtlantic LP 1354
3885-2I'll Wait And Pray (alternate take)Atlantic (J) P-6128A
3886Little Old LadyAtlantic LP 1354
* Atlantic LP 1354, SD 1354   John Coltrane - Coltrane Jazz
* Atlantic (J) P-6128A, SD 1668   John Coltrane - Alternate Takes

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums): same personnel
NYC, December 2, 1959
3891Like SonnyAtlantic LP 1354, SD 2-313
3892HarmoniqueAtlantic LP 1354
3893The Night Has A Thousand Eyesrejected
3894Equinox-
3895My Shining HourAtlantic LP 1354, SD 2-313
3896NaimaAtlantic 5003, LP 1311, SD 1541
3897Some Other BluesAtlantic LP 1354
3898Fifth House-
* Atlantic LP 1354, SD 1354   John Coltrane - Coltrane Jazz
* Atlantic SD 2-313   The Art Of John Coltrane
* Atlantic LP 1311, SD 1311   John Coltrane - Giant Steps
* Atlantic SD 1541   The Best Of John Coltrane
* Atlantic 5003   John Coltrane - Cousin Mary / Naima

Mabel Mercer

Jimmy Lyon (piano, arranger, conductor) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Beverly Peer (bass) Tim Kennedy (drums) Mabel Mercer (vocals)
NYC, December 3, 1959
3918Let's BeginAtlantic LP 1322
3919All In Fun-
3920Merely Marvelous-
3921Nobody Else But Me-
3922You Fascinate Me So-
* Atlantic LP 1322, SD 1322   Merely Marvelous Mabel Mercer

LaVern Baker With Richard Wess' Orchestra

unknown (trumpet, trombone, baritone sax, 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
3923EternallyAtlantic LP 8050
3924Must I Cry AgainAtlantic 2137, LP 8050
3925Half Of Our LoveAtlantic 2186, LP 8071
* Atlantic LP 8050, SD 8050   LaVern Baker - Saved
* Atlantic LP 8071, SD 8071   LaVern Baker - See See Rider
* Atlantic 2137   LaVern Baker - Must I Cry Again / No Love So True
* Atlantic 2186   LaVern Baker - Trouble In Mind / Half Of Your Love

LaVern Baker With Richard Wess' Orchestra

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
3944MananaAtlantic 2048, LP 8050, LP 8078
3945Shadows Of LoveAtlantic 2059, LP 8050
3946Shake A HandAtlantic 2048, LP 8050, LP 8078; Atco SD 33-372
* Atlantic LP 8050, SD 8050   LaVern Baker - Saved
* Atlantic LP 8078   The Best Of LaVern Baker
* Atco SD 33-372   LaVern Baker - Her Greatest Recordings - The Early Years
* Atlantic 2048   LaVern Baker - Shake A Hand / Manana
* Atlantic 2059   LaVern Baker - Wheel Of Fortune / Shadows Of Love

Bobby Short Trio

Bobby Short (piano, vocals) Aaron Bell or Ismael Ugarte (bass) Kenny Belding or Johnny Cresci (drums)
NYC, December 17, 1959
3969You Fascinate Me SoAtlantic LP 1321
3970Everything's Coming Up Rosesunissued
3971Truckin'Atlantic LP 1321
3972Four Or Five Timesunissued
3973I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A LetterAtlantic LP 1321
3974Keepin' Out Of Mischief Nowunissued
3975I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
3976Let There Be Love-
3977The Most Beautiful Girl In The World-
* Atlantic LP 1321, SD 1321   Bobby Short - On The East Side

Ben E. King (as Benny Nelson)

Urbie Green, Frank Rehak (trombone) Stan Webb (sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) Al Caiola, John "Bucky" Pizzarelli (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Berisford "Shep" Shepherd (drums) Ben E. King as Benny Nelson (vocals) The Malcolm Dodds Singers: Malcolm Dodds, Noah Hopkins, Ralph Fields, Doryce Brown, Ann Phillips, Christine Spencer (backing vocals) unidentified strings
NYC, December 17, 1959
3965Brace YourselfAtco 6166, LP 33-142; Clarion LP 606
3966Show Me The Way-
3967I Promise LoveAtco LP 33-142
3968Hearts Of StoneAtlantic unissued
* Atco LP 33-142, SD 33-142   Ben E. King - Don't Play That Song
* Clarion LP 606   Ben E. King - Young Boy Blues
* Atco 6166   Ben E. King - Show Me The Way / Brace Yourself

The Modern Jazz Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, December 21, 1959
3978It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)Atlantic LP 1325, SD 1325; Mosaic MD7-249
3979Pyramid-
* Atlantic LP 1325   The Modern Jazz Quartet - Pyramid
* Atlantic SD 1325   The Modern Jazz Quartet - Pyramid
* Mosaic MD7-249   The Complete Atlantic Studio Recordings Of The Modern Jazz Quartet 1956-64

Chris Connor

Chris Connor (vocals) and others
NYC, December 22, 1959
3984InvitationAtlantic 2073, (J) P-6135A
3985To Each His OwnAtlantic (J) P-6135A
3986I Sold My Heart To The JunkmanAtlantic 2073, (J) P-6135A
* Atlantic (J) P-6135A   Chris Connor - Misty
* Atlantic 2073   Chris Connor - Invitation / I Sold My Heart To The Junkman

The Drifters

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 MomentAtlantic 2050, LP 8041, LP 8073, LP 8153, LP 8164
3985-2Lonely WindsAtlantic 2062, LP 8041; Clarion LP 608
3986Temptationunissued
* Atlantic LP 8041   The Drifters' Greatest Hits
* Atlantic LP 8073, SD 8073   The Best Of The Drifters - Up On The Roof
* Atlantic LP 8153, SD 8153   The Drifters' Golden Hits
* Atlantic LP 8164, SD 8164   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 4 - The Big Beat 1958-60
* Clarion LP 608   The Drifters
* Atlantic 2050   The Drifters - This Magic Moment / Baltimore
* Atlantic 2062   The Drifters - Lonely Winds / Hey Senorita

Champion Jack Dupree

Champion Jack Dupree (piano, vocals)
Copenhagen, Denmark, December 29, 1959
5526Roll Me Over Roll Me SlowAtlantic LP 8056
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-
* Atlantic LP 8056   Champion Jack Dupree - Champion Of The Blues

Sonny Forriest

Ellsworth Gooding (tenor sax) Kirk Davis (guitar) Sonny Forriest (guitar, vocals) Jerome Stinette (bass) James Coatesville Harris (drums)
circa December, 1959???
3949KnockdownAtco 6157
3950Diddy Hop-
3951Sonny's GrooveAtlantic unissued
3952Madame Bootie Green-
* Atco 6157   Sonny Forriest - Diddy Hop / Knockdown

Paul And Nancy Steffen

Paul And Nancy Steffen
released December, 1959
3899Silent NightAtco LP 33-114
3900Joy To The World-
3901O Tannenbaum-
3902The Coventry Carol-
3903We Three Kings-
3904In Dulci Jubil-
3905Jingle Bells-
3906Angels From The Realm Of Glory-
3907March Of The Three Kings-
3908God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen-
3909O Little Town Of Bethlehem-
3910Deck The Halls-
3911Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer-
3912Song Of The Bells-
3913The Holly And The Ivy-
3914Frosty The Snowman-
3915O Sanctissima-
3916What Child Is This-
3917Adeste Fideles-
* Atco LP 33-114, SD 33-114   Paul And Nancy Steffen - Christmas Bells

The Clovers

Bill Harris (guitar) John Bailey, Billy Mitchell (lead vocals) Matthew McQuater (tenor vocals) Harold Lucas (baritone vocals) Harold Winley (bass vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1959
21524Love Potion #9Atco SD 33-374
* Atco SD 33-374   The Clovers - Their Greatest Recordings - The Early Years

Nina And Frederik

Nina And Frederik (vocal group)
Copenhagen, Denmark, 1959
4042Listen To The OceanAtco 6174, EP 4511, LP 33-119
4043Nine Hundred Miles-
4044Sippin' CiderAtco EP 4511, LP 33-119
4045Jacob's Ladder-
4046Mango VendorAtco LP 33-119
4047Time For Man Go Home-
4048Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen-
4049I Would Amour Her-
4050You Can't Get To Heaven On Roller Skates-
4051Oh, Sinner Man-
4052Let's Put Out The Lights (And Go To Sleep)-
* Atco LP 33-119, SD 33-119   Introducing The Fabulous Nina And Frederik
* Atco EP 4511   Introducing The Fabulous Nina And Frederik
* Atco 6174   Nina And Frederik - Listen To The Ocean / Nine Hundred Miles

The Flying Fingers Of Flip Top Finnegan

Flip Top Finnegan (piano?) and others
circa 1959???
3835I'm Just Wild About HarryAtco EP 4509, LP 33-116
3836My Melancholy Baby-
3837Tiger RagAtco LP 33-116
3838After You've Gone-
3839If I Had My Way-
3840Twelfth Street Rag-
3841Somebody Stole My Gal-
3842Let Me Call You Sweetheart-
3843Kitten Of The Keys-
3844Nobody's Sweetheart-
3845My Wild Irish Rose-
3846Beer Barrel Polka-
* Atco LP 33-116, SD 33-116   The Flying Fingers Of Flip Top Finnegan
* Atco EP 4509   The Flying Fingers Of Flip Top Finnegan

Nina And Frederik

Nina And Frederik (vocal group)
Copenhagen, Denmark, circa 1959???
5207Wondrous, Wondrous LoveAtco LP 33-128
5208Voo-Doo Girl-
5209Painting And PluggingMetronome (Swd) unknown; Atlantic unissued
5210Blues For Arhoff-
5211Hello, Pretty OneAtco LP 33-128
5212Struttin' With Some Barbecue-
5213So Long, Emile-
5214For Whom The Saxes SingMetronome (Swd) unknown; Atlantic unissued
* Atco LP 33-128   Nina And Frederik With Louis Armstrong

The Vibraharps

The Vibraharps (R&B group)
released 1959
3284It Must Be MagicAtco 6134
3285Nosey Neighbors-
* Atco 6134   The Vibraharps - It Must Be Magic / Nosey Neighbors

Ray And Lindy

Ray And Lindy
released 1959
3777Big BettyAtco 6150
3778Jimmy's Got A Girl-
* Atco 6150   Ray And Lindy - Jimmy's Got A Girl / Big Betty

Jane Benson

Jane Benson, and others
released 1959
3779Growin' UpAtco 6151
3780Surrendering-
* Atco 6151   Jane Benson - Growin' Up / Surrendering

The Jackson Brothers

The Jackson Brothers (blues group)
released 1959
4312Love MeAtco 6139
4313Tell Him NoAtco 6139, LP 33-118
* Atco LP 33-118   Various Artists - The Good Old Fifties
* Atco 6139   The Jackson Brothers - Tell Him No / Love Me