Atlantic Records Discography: 1961

1961

Robert Clary

Stuart Kirk (piano) Truck Parham (bass) Charles Walton (drums) Robert Clary (vocals)
"Playboy Club", Chicago, IL, January 9, 10 & 11, 1961
5296I Love ParisAtlantic LP 8053
5297Blue Flowersunissued
5298GigiAtlantic LP 8053
5299He And She-
5300I'm In Love With Miss Logan-
5301Guys And Dollsunissued
5302Lucky PierreAtlantic LP 8053
5303Love Is A Simple Thing-
5304When The World Was Young-
5305Autumn Leaves-
5306You Make Me Feel So Youngunissued
5307'S Wonderful-
5308Let Me Love YouAtlantic LP 8053
5309By Myselfunissued
5310It Might As Well Be Spring-
5311But Not For Me-
5312C'est Si BonAtlantic LP 8053
5313Lullaby Of Birdland-
5314My Funny Valentineunissued
5315AlouetteAtlantic LP 8053
* Atlantic LP 8053, SD 8053   Robert Clary Lives It Up At The Playboy Club

Chris Connor With Maynard Ferguson's Orchestra

Bill Berry, Rolf Ericson, Chet Ferretti (trumpet) Maynard Ferguson (trumpet, trombone, French horn) Kenny Rupp, Ray Winslow (trombone) Joe Farrell (flute, soprano,tenor saxophone) Lanny Morgan (flute, alto saxophone) Willie Maiden (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Frank Hittner (bass clarinet, baritone saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charlie Sanders (bass) Rufus Jones (drums) Chris Connor (vocals) Don Sebesky (arranger)
NYC, January 23, 1961
5292I Only Have Eyes For YouAtlantic LP 8049
5294SummertimeAtlantic 5014, LP 8049
5295That's How It Went All RightAtlantic LP 8049
* Atlantic LP 8049, SD 8049   Chris Connor/Maynard Ferguson - Double Exposure
* Atlantic 5014   Chris Connor - Lonesome Road / Summertime

Ornette Coleman Quartet

Don Cherry (cornet) Ornette Coleman (alto saxophone) Scott LaFaro (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums)
NYC, January 31, 1961
5316UntitledAtlantic unissued
5317W.R.U.Atlantic LP 1378
5318Check UpAtlantic SD 1588
5319T&TAtlantic LP 1378
5320C&DAtlantic LP 1378, SD 1558
5321R.P.D.D.Atlantic LP 1378
5322The Alchemy Of Scott LaFaroAtlantic SD 1572
Proof ReadersRhino R2 71410
* Atlantic LP 1378, SD 1378   Ornette Coleman - Ornette!
* Atlantic SD 1588, SD 8810   Ornette Coleman - Twins
* Atlantic SD 1558   The Best Of Ornette Coleman
* Atlantic SD 1572   Ornette Coleman - The Art Of The Improvisers
* Rhino R2 71410   Ornette Coleman - Beauty Is A Rarething

Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin (vocals) and others
NYC, circa January, 1961???
5291Look For My True LoveAtco 6196, LP 33-146
5292Oo-Ee-TrainAtco 6188, LP 33-146
* Atco LP 33-146, SD 33-146   Bobby Darin - Things And Other Things
* Atco 6196   Bobby Darin - Nature Boy / Look For My True Love
* Atco 6188   Bobby Darin - Lazy River / Oo-Ee-Train

The Drifters

Billy Davis (guitar) Rudy Lewis (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals)
NYC, February 1, 1961
5323Room Full Of TearsAtlantic 2127, LP 8059, LP 8073
5324Please StayAtlantic 2105, LP 8059
5325Sweets For My SweetAtlantic 2117, LP 8059, LP 8073
5326Some Kind Of WonderfulAtlantic 2096, LP 8059, LP 8153; Clarion LP 608
* Atlantic LP 8059, SD 8059   The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
* Atlantic LP 8073, SD 8073   The Best Of The Drifters - Up On The Roof
* Atlantic LP 8153, SD 8153   The Drifters' Golden Hits
* Clarion LP 608   The Drifters
* Atlantic 2127   The Drifters - Room Full Of Tears / Somebody New Dancin' With You
* Atlantic 2105   The Drifters - Please Stay / No Sweet Lovin'
* Atlantic 2117   The Drifters - Sweets For My Sweet / Loneliness Or Happiness
* Atlantic 2096   The Drifters - Some Kind Of Wonderful / Honey Bee

Philly Joe Jones - Elvin Jones Septet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Elvin Jones, Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, February 2, 1961
5327Le RoiAtlantic LP 1428
5328Brown Sugar-
5329Beau-Ty-
* Atlantic LP 1428, SD 1428   Elvin Jones/Philly Joe Jones - Together!

The Coasters

The Coasters (doo wop group)
NYC, February 9, 1961
5330Girls! Girls! Girls!, Part 1Atco 6204, LP 33-135
5331Little EgyptAtco 6192, LP 33-135, SD 33-371; Atlantic LP 8193
5332Wedding DaysAtlantic unissued
5607Girls! Girls! Girls!, Part 2Atco 6204
* Atco LP 33-135, SD 33-135   Coast Along With The Coasters
* Atco SD 33-371   The Coasters - Their Greatest Recordings: The Early Years
* Atlantic LP 8193, SD 8193   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 5: The Beat Goes On 1961-62
* Atco 6204   The Coasters - Girls, Girls, Girls, Part 1&2
* Atco 6192   The Coasters - Little Egypt (Ying-Yang) / Keep On Rolling

Hank Crawford Septet

Phil Guilbeau, John Hunt (trumpet) Hank Crawford (alto saxophone, piano) David Newman (tenor saxophone) Leroy Cooper (baritone saxophone) Edgar Willis (bass) Bruno Carr (drums)
NYC, February 24, 1961
5360Me And My BabyAtlantic LP 1372
5361Easy LivingAtlantic LP 1372, SD 2-315
5362Please Send Me Someone To Love-
5704Easy Living (edited version)Atlantic 5016
* Atlantic LP 1372, SD 1372   Hank Crawford - The Soul Clinic
* Atlantic SD 2-315   The Art Of Hank Crawford
* Atlantic 5016   Hank Crawford - Easy Living / Playmates

Joe Turner

Joe Turner (vocals) and others
New Orleans, LA, February 28, 1961
5381I Get The BluesAtlantic unissued
5382You Busted My Bubble-
5383Good Lovin'-
5384Lucille, Part 1-
5385Lucille, Part 2-

Rufus And Friend

Rufus Thomas (vocals) and others
Memphis, TN, circa February, 1961???
5365I Didn't BelieveAtco 6199
5366Yeah, Yea-Ah-
* Atco 6199   Rufus And Friend - I Didn't Believe / Yeah, Yea-Ah

Milt Jackson Quintet

Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Connie Kay (drums) 5 vocals
NYC, March 14, 1961
5408VibrationsAtlantic LP 1417, SD 2-319
5409Untitled Originalunissued
5410Melancholy BluesAtlantic LP 1417
* Atlantic LP 1417, SD 1417   Milt Jackson - Vibrations
* Atlantic SD 2-319   The Art Of Milt Jackson - The Atlantic Years

Bobby Darin With Torrie Zito's Orchestra

Don Fagerquist, Uan Rasey, Clarence "Shorty" Sherock, Joe Triscari (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Gene Cipriano, Chuck Gentry, Justin Gordon, Ted Nash (saxophones) Israel Baker, Harry Bluestone, Jack Gasselin, Dan Lube, Erno Neufeld, Lou Raderman, Eudice Shapiro, Paul Shure (violin) Alvin Dinken, Paul Robyn (viola) Ed Lustgarten, George Neikrug (cello) Verlye Brilhart (harp) Richard Behrke (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker, Ronnie Zito (drums) Bobby Darin (vocals) Torrie Zito (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 1961
5459Just FriendsAtco LP 33-134; Clarion LP 603
5460Long Ago And Far AwayAtco LP 33-134
5461How About YouAtco LP 33-134; Clarion LP 603
5462The More I See YouAtco LP 33-134
* Atco LP 33-134, SD 33-134   Bobby Darin - Love Swings
* Clarion LP 603   Bobby Darin - Clementine

Ornette Coleman Quartet

Don Cherry (pocket trumpet) Ornette Coleman (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums)
NYC, March 22, 1961
5417Untitled Originalunissued
5418EosAtlantic LP 1394
5419Ecarsunissued
5420Cross Breeding-
5421Untitled Original-
* Atlantic LP 1394, SD 1394   Ornette Coleman - Ornette On Tenor

Bobby Darin With Torrie Zito's Orchestra

Don Fagerquist, Al Porcino, Uan Rasey, Joe Triscari (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Joe Howard, Kenny Shroyer, Lloyd Ulyate (trombone) Gene Cipriano, Chuck Gentry, Justin Gordon, Ted Nash (saxophones) Victor Arno, Al Beller, Harry Bluestone, Jack Gasselin, Dan Lube, Erno Neufeld, Lou Raderman, Eudice Shapiro (violin) Alvin Dinken, Paul Robyn (viola) Ed Lustgarten, Eleanor Slatkin (cello) Verlye Brilhart (harp) Richard Behrke (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker, Ronnie Zito (drums) Bobby Darin (vocals) Torrie Zito (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, March 22, 1961
5463I Didn't Know What Time It WasAtco LP 33-134
5464It Had To Be You-
5465Skylark-
5466I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans-
* Atco LP 33-134, SD 33-134   Bobby Darin - Love Swings

Bobby Darin With Torrie Zito's Orchestra

James Decker, Arthur Franz, Bill Hinshaw (French horn) Mahlon Clark, Justin Gordon, Jules Jacob, Harry Klee, Willie Schwartz (saxophones) Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Harry Bluestone, Dave Frisina, Jack Gasselin, Murray Kellner, Dan Lube, Nat Ross, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci (violin) Alvin Dinken, Paul Robyn (viola) George Neikrug, Harold Schneier (cello) Verlye Brilhart (harp) Richard Behrke (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Red Mitchell as Keith Mitchell (bass) Frank Flynn, Ronnie Zito (drums) Bobby Darin (vocals) Torrie Zito (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, March 23, 1961
5467There Is No Greater LoveAtco LP 33-134
5468In Love In Vain-
5469Something To Remember You By-
5470Spring Is HereAtco LP 33-134; Clarion LP 603
5471Come SeptemberAtlantic rejected
* Atco LP 33-134, SD 33-134   Bobby Darin - Love Swings
* Clarion LP 603   Bobby Darin - Clementine

Carla Thomas

Carla Thomas (vocals) and others
Nashville, TN, March 25, 1961
5457A Love Of My OwnAtlantic 2101, LP 8057
5458Promises-
5477Your LoveAtlantic LP 8057
5478It Ain't Me-
5479A Love Of My OwnStax unissued
* Atlantic LP 8057   Carla Thomas - Gee Whiz
* Atlantic 2101   Carla Thomas - A Love Of My Own / Promises

Bobby Darin With Fred Norman's Orchestra

Mannie Klein, Clarence "Shorty" Sherock (trumpet) Marshall Cram (trombone) Plas Johnson (saxophones) Israel Baker, Al Beller, Jack Gasselin, Dan Lube, Erno Neufeld, Lou Raderman, Misha Russell, Marshall Sosson (violin) Armand Kaproff, Ed Lustgarten (cello) Richard Behrke (piano) Irving Ashby, Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Mitchell as Keith Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker, Ronnie Zito (drums) Bobby Darin (vocals) Fred Norman (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, March 25, 1961
5472Nature BoyAtco 6196, LP 33-146; Atlantic Oldies OS 13161
5473Golden EarringsAtco 6297, LP 33-167
Clarence "Shorty" Sherock (trumpet) Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Al Beller, Dan Lube, Lou Raderman, Nat Ross, Paul Shure, Marshall Sosson (violin) Armand Kaproff, Ed Lustgarten (cello) Richard Behrke (piano) Laurindo Almeida, Al Hendrickson (guitar) Red Mitchell as Keith Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker, Francis Guerrero, Ronnie Zito (drums) Bobby Darin (vocals) Fred Norman (arranger)
5474Bobby's BluesAtlantic rejected
5475Walk Back To MeAtco 6200
5476Come SeptemberAtlantic unissued
* Atco LP 33-146, SD 33-146   Bobby Darin - Things And Other Things
* Atco LP 33-167, SD 33-167   Bobby Darin - Winners
* Atco 6196   Bobby Darin - Nature Boy / Look For My True Love
* Atlantic Oldies OS 13161   Bobby Darin - Nature Boy / You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby
* Atco 6297   Bobby Darin - Milord / Golden Earrings
* Atco 6200   Bobby Darin - Come September / Walk Back To Me

John Lewis And His Orchestra

John Lewis (piano?, composer, arranger) unidentified large orchestra, including woodwinds, brass and strings
NYC, March 27, 1961
5422Original Sin - Overtureunissued
5423-6Part 2 Recognition Of Animals: OvertureAtlantic LP 1370
5423-8Part 2 Recognition Of Animals: Variant I: Zebra, Lion, Camel-
5424Part 2 Recognition Of Animals: Variant II: Walrus, Ape-
5425Part 2 Recognition Of Animals: Variant IVunissued
5426Part 2 Recognition Of Animals: Variant III-
* Atlantic LP 1370, SD 1370   Music For Ballet Composed By John Lewis - Original Sin

Ornette Coleman Quartet

Don Cherry (pocket trumpet) Ornette Coleman (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums)
NYC, March 27, 1961
5427EnfantAtlantic LP 1394
5428Ecars-
5429Eosunissued
5430Cross BreedingAtlantic LP 1394
5431Untitled Originalunissued
5432Harlem's ManhattanAtlantic SD 1572
5433Mapaunissued
5434Harlem's Manhattan-
5435Ecars-
5436MapaAtlantic LP 1394
* Atlantic LP 1394, SD 1394   Ornette Coleman - Ornette On Tenor
* Atlantic SD 1572   Ornette Coleman - The Art Of The Improvisers

Ben E. King With Stan Applebaum's Orchestra

Charles Margulis, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) unknown (harp) Moe Wechsler (piano) George Barnes, Allen Hanlon (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Gary Chester (drums) Ben E. King (vocals) Elise Bretton, Sylvester Fields, William Glover, Noah Hopkins, Marcia Patterson, Myriam Workman (backing vocals) unidentified 13 strings, Stan Applebaum (director)
NYC, March 27, 1961
5441Here Comes The NightAtco 6207, LP 33-142; Clarion LP 606
5442On The HorizonAtco 6194, LP 33-142
* 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 6207   Ben E. King - Here Comes The Night / Young Boy Blues
* Atco 6194   Ben E. King - Stand By Me / On The Horizon

John Lewis And His Orchestra

John Lewis (piano?, composer, arranger) unidentified large orchestra, including woodwinds, brass and strings
NYC, March 28, 1961
5437Part 2 Recognition Of Animals: Variant V: Mountain Sheep, DeerAtlantic LP 1370
5438Finale-
5439Part 6 Explusion From The Garden Of Eden-
5440Part 5 Teaching And Temptation-
* Atlantic LP 1370, SD 1370   Music For Ballet Composed By John Lewis - Original Sin

Ben E. King With Stan Applebaum's Orchestra

Harvey Estrin (flute) Moe Wechsler (piano) George Barnes, Allen Hanlon (guitar) Gordon Mitchell (bass) Gary Chester (drums) Ray Barretto, Martin Grupp, Ted Sommer (percussion) Ben E. King (vocals) Elise Bretton, Marcia Patterson, Myriam Workman (backing vocals) unidentified 10 strings, Stan Applebaum (director)
NYC, March 28, 1961
5443Come Closer To MeAtco LP 33-133
5444Quizas, Quizas, Quizas (Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps)-
5445Sway-
5446Granada-
5447Besame Mucho-
5448Love Me, Love Me-
* Atco LP 33-133, SD 33-133   Ben E. King - Spanish Harlem

Ben E. King With Stan Applebaum's Orchestra

Romeo Penque (flute) Moe Wechsler (piano) George Barnes, Allen Hanlon (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Gary Chester (drums) Ray Barretto, Danny Kessler, Phil Kraus, Bob Rosengarden (percussion) Ben E. King (vocals) Elise Bretton, Marcia Patterson, Myriam Workman (backing vocals) unidentified strings, Stan Applebaum (director)
NYC, March 29, 1961
5449Sweet And GentleAtco LP 33-133
5450Perfidia-
5451AmorAtco 6203, LP 33-133, LP 33-165
5452FrenesiAtco LP 33-133
5453Souvenir Of MexicoAtco 6203, LP 33-133
5454unknown titleAtlantic rejected?
* Atco LP 33-133, SD 33-133   Ben E. King - Spanish Harlem
* Atco LP 33-165, SD 33-165   Ben E. King's Greatest Hits
* Atco 6203   Ben E. King - Amor / Souvenir Of Mexico

John Lewis And His Orchestra

John Lewis (piano?, composer, arranger) unidentified large orchestra, including woodwinds, brass and strings
NYC, March 31, 1961
5480Thunder Musicunissued
5481Part 3 Birth Of EveAtlantic LP 1370
5482Part 4 Adam And Eve: Pas De Deux-
5483Part 2 Recognition Of Animals: Variant IV: Rabbit, Skunk, Fox-
5484Part 1 Creation Of The World And Creation Of Adam-
5485Part 5 Tree Risingunissued
5486Part 2 Recognition Of Animals: Variant III: Lamb, LeopardAtlantic LP 1370
* Atlantic LP 1370, SD 1370   Music For Ballet Composed By John Lewis - Original Sin

The Coasters

The Coasters (doo wop group)
Los Angeles, CA, April 10, 1961
5513Givin' UpAtlantic unissued
5514HongryAtco 6361
5515Teach Me How To ShimmyAtco 6219
5516I'm A Hum DingerAtlantic unissued
* Atco 6361   Jim Ware And The Motives - Everynight / Cindy's In Love
* Atco 6219   The Coasters - Teach Me How To Shimmy / Ridin' Hood

Ted Curson Quintet

Ted Curson (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (flute -3,7) Bill Barron (tenor saxophone -1,2,4/6,8,9) Kenny Drew (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Pete La Roca (drums -1,2,4,8,9) Dannie Richmond (drums -3,7) Roy Haynes (drums -5,6)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, April 11, 1961
1. 18652CaravanOld Town OTLP 2003
2. 18653Nosruc-
3. 18654The Things We Did Last Summer-
4. 18655Dera's Blues-
5. 18656Ahma-
6. 18657Flatted Fifth-
7. 18658Bali H'ai-
8. 18659Antibes-
9. 18660Mr. Teddy-
* Old Town OTLP 2003   Ted Curson - Plenty Of Horn

Carla Thomas

Carla Thomas (vocals) and others
Memphis, TN, April 23, 1961
5517Goodbye, My LoveStax unissued
5518I Can't Stay In One Place Too Long-
5519Let The Good Times Roll-

Herbie Mann's Group

Herbie Mann (flute, arranger) Jose Andreu, Daniel Gonzales, Joe Silva (violin) Charlie Palmieri (piano) Juan Garcia, Knobby Totah (bass) Rudy Collins (drums) Ray Barretto, Ray Mantilla, Willie Rodriguez (percussion)
NYC, April 24, 1961
5497This Little Girl Of MineAtlantic 5015, LP 1371, SD 1544
5498Charanga Almaunissued
5499Why Don't You Do RightAtlantic 5015, LP 1371, SD 2-300
* Atlantic LP 1371, SD 1371   Herbie Mann - The Family Of Mann
* Atlantic SD 1544   The Best Of Herbie Mann
* Atlantic SD 2-300   Herbie Mann - The Evolution Of Mann
* Atlantic 5015   Herbie Mann - This Little Girl Of Mine / Why Don't You Do Right

The Herbie Mann Afro-Jazz Sextet + Four Trumpets

Leo Ball, Johnny Bello, Jerry Kail, Ziggy Schatz (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute) Dave Pike (vibraphone) Knobby Totah (bass) Rudy Collins (drums) Ray Mantilla (congas) Ray Barretto (bongos)
NYC, April 25, 1961
5500Moanin'Atlantic LP 1371
5501The Puppet-
5502Delilahunissued
5503Senor Blues-
* Atlantic LP 1371, SD 1371   Herbie Mann - The Family Of Mann

Herbie Mann Sextet

Herbie Mann (flute) Dave Pike (vibraphone) Knobby Totah (bass) Rudy Collins (drums) Ray Mantilla (congas) Ray Barretto (bongos)
NYC, April 26, 1961
5506Delilah (The Song Of Delilah)Atlantic LP 1371
5507BedouinAtlantic LP 1407
5508Lovely As The Moon (Shein Vi Di Levone)Atlantic LP 1371
5509Candle DanceAtlantic LP 1407
5510GuineanAtlantic LP 1371
5511EkundaAtlantic LP 1407
5512Au PrivaveAtlantic LP 1371
* Atlantic LP 1371, SD 1371   Herbie Mann - The Family Of Mann
* Atlantic LP 1407, SD 1407   Herbie Mann - Returns To The Village Gate

Ruth Brown

Joe Venuto (vibraphone) Mike Spencer (piano) Bill Suyker, Richard Ziegler (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Gary Chester (drums) Ruth Brown (vocals) unknown (vocal group) unidentified strings
NYC, April 26, 1961
5504Anyone But YouAtlantic 2104
5505Naturallyunissued
* Atlantic 2104   Ruth Brown - It Tears Me All To Pieces / Anyone But You

Hank Crawford Septet

Phil Guilbeau, John Hunt (trumpet) Hank Crawford (alto saxophone, piano) David Newman (tenor saxophone) Leroy Cooper (baritone saxophone) Edgar Willis (bass) Bruno Carr (drums)
NYC, May 2, 1961
5520PlaymatesAtlantic LP 1372
5521Lorelie's LamentAtlantic LP 1372, SD 1557
5522Blue StoneAtlantic LP 1372
5705Playmates (edited version)Atlantic 5016
* Atlantic LP 1372, SD 1372   Hank Crawford - The Soul Clinic
* Atlantic SD 1557   The Best Of Hank Crawford
* Atlantic 5016   Hank Crawford - Easy Living / Playmates

David Newman Quintet

Marcus Belgrave (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone, flute) Norris Austin or Hank Crawford (piano) Jimmy Jefferson or Edgar Willis (bass) Charlie Persip or Bruno Carr (drums)
NYC, May 3, 1961
5523Hello There!Atlantic LP 1399
5524Cellar Groove-
5525Lady DayAtlantic LP 1399, SD 1590
* Atlantic LP 1399, SD 1399   David Newman - Fathead Comes On
* Atlantic SD 1590   The Best Of David Newman

Carla Thomas

Carla Thomas (vocals) and others
Memphis, TN, May 5, 1961
5542In Your Spare Time (Please Think Of Me)Atlantic 2113
5543Fools Fall In LoveAtlantic LP 8057
5544The Masquerade Is OverAtlantic 2132, LP 8057
5545(This Is) A Lovely Way To Spend An EveningAtlantic LP 8057
5546To The Aisle-
5547Dance With Me-
5548The Love We Shared-
* Atlantic LP 8057   Carla Thomas - Gee Whiz
* Atlantic 2113   Carla Thomas - (Mama, Mama) Wish Me Good Luck / In Your Spare Time (Please Think Of Me)
* Atlantic 2132   Carla Thomas - I Kinda Think He Does / The Masquerade Is Over

Ada Lee With Dick Hyman's Orchestra

Jerome Richardson (saxophones) Dick Hyman (organ, arranger, director) Joe Puma (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Ada Lee (vocals) unidentified 11 strings
NYC, May 16, 1961
5538Something MissingAtco LP 33-132
5539Heartaches-
5540Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall-
5541Romance In The Dark-
* Atco LP 33-132, SD 33-132   Ada Lee - Comes On!

John Coltrane Septet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) John Coltrane (soprano,tenor saxophone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, flute) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis (bass -1,2,4) Reggie Workman (bass -1/3) Elvin Jones (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, May 25, 1961
1. 5556OleAtlantic LP 1373
2. 5557Dahomey Dance-
3. 5558AishaAtlantic LP 1373, SD 2-313
4. 5559To Her Ladyship (Original Untitled Ballad)Atlantic SD 1553
* Atlantic LP 1373, SD 1373   John Coltrane - Ole Coltrane
* Atlantic SD 2-313   The Art Of John Coltrane
* Atlantic SD 1553   John Coltrane - The Coltrane Legacy

The Beatles With Tony Sheridan

George Harrison (lead guitar) Paul McCartney (guitar, vocals) John Lennon (rhythm guitar, piano, vocals) S S (electric bass) Peter Best (drums) Tony Sheridan (vocals)
Hamburg, West Germany, May, 1961
7883Sweet Georgia BrownAtco 6302, LP 33-169; Clarion LP 601
7884Ain't She SweetAtco 6308, LP 33-169; Clarion LP 601
7885Take Out Some Insurance On Me BabyAtco 6302, LP 33-169; Clarion LP 601, LP 609
George Harrison (lead guitar) Paul McCartney (guitar) John Lennon (rhythm guitar) S S (electric bass) Peter Best (drums) Tony Sheridan (vocals)
8005Nobody's ChildAtco 6308, LP 33-169; Clarion LP 601
* Atco LP 33-169, SD 33-169   The Beatles With Tony Sheridan - Ain't She Sweet
* Clarion LP 601   The Amazing Beatles And Other Great English Group Sounds
* Clarion LP 609   Various Artists - Discotheque In Astrosound
* Atco 6302   The Beatles - Sweet Georgia Brown / Take Out Some Insurance On Me Baby
* Atco 6308   The Beatles - Ain't She Sweet / Nobody's Child

Lonnie Donegan

Lonnie Donegan (guitar, banjo, vocals) and others
NYC?, June 6, 1961
5569Have A Drink On MeAtlantic 2108
* Atlantic 2108   Lonnie Donegan - Beyond The Sunset / Have A Drink On Me

Ada Lee With Dick Hyman's Orchestra

Jerome Richardson (saxophones) Dick Hyman (organ, arranger, director) Joe Puma (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Ted Sommer (drums) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) Ada Lee (vocals) unidentified strings
NYC, June 6, 1961
5560Rain Is Such A Lonesome SoundAtco LP 33-132
5561I'll Never Smile Again-
5562If You Go-
5563Domino-
* Atco LP 33-132, SD 33-132   Ada Lee - Comes On!

Bobby Darin With Bob Mersey's Orchestra

Bobby Darin (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Bob Mersey (arranger, conductor)
NYC, June 8, 1961
5565Come SeptemberAtco 6200, LP 33-146
5566Special SomeoneAtlantic unissued
5567Teenage Theme-
5568Lovin' On-
* Atco LP 33-146, SD 33-146   Bobby Darin - Things And Other Things
* Atco 6200   Bobby Darin - Come September / Walk Back To Me

Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin (vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA, June 19, 1961
5585Sorrow TomorrowAtco 6206, LP 33-146
5586You Must Have Been A Beautiful BabyAtco 6206, LP 33-138; Atlantic Oldies OS 13161
5587ThingsAtco 6229, LP 33-146
* Atco LP 33-146, SD 33-146   Bobby Darin - Things And Other Things
* Atco LP 33-138, SD 33-138   Twist With Bobby Darin
* Atco 6206   Bobby Darin - You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby / Sorrow Tomorrow
* Atlantic Oldies OS 13161   Bobby Darin - Nature Boy / You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby
* Atco 6229   Bobby Darin - Things / Jailer Bring Me Water

LaVern Baker With Belford Kendricks' Orchestra

Jimmy Nottingham, Joe Wilder (trumpet) King Curtis (tenor saxophone) Phil Kraus (vibraphone) Lee Anderson (piano) Al Casamenti, Carl Lynch (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Panama Francis (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unidentified 12 strings, Belford Kendricks (arranger, director)
NYC, June 28, 1961
5592I Didn't Know I Was CryingAtlantic 2109
5593Hurting Inside-
5594All The TimeAtlantic LP 8071
5595No Love So TrueAtlantic 2137
* Atlantic LP 8071, SD 8071   LaVern Baker - See See Rider
* Atlantic 2109   LaVern Baker - I Didn't Know I Was Crying / Hurtin' Inside
* Atlantic 2137   LaVern Baker - Must I Cry Again / No Love So True

Ada Lee With Dick Hyman's Orchestra

Phil Bodner (flute, saxophones) Dick Hyman (organ, arranger, director) Joe Puma (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ted Sommer (drums) Ada Lee (vocals) unidentified 10 strings
NYC, June 29, 1961
5596Night In TunisiaAtco LP 33-132
5597G'wan Train-
5598I Wish You Love-
5599It's A Pity To Say Goodnight-
* Atco LP 33-132, SD 33-132   Ada Lee - Comes On!

The Falcons

The Falcons (vocal group)
Cincinnati, OH, July 1, 1961
5610I Found A LoveAtlantic unissued
5611The Swim-

Poetry Of Walter Benton

Lawrence Harvey (recitation) Herbie Mann (composer)
NYC, July 6, 1961
5628Music For "This Is My Beloved", Part 1unissued
5629Music For "This Is My Beloved", Part 2-
6497This Is My Beloved, Part 1Atlantic 5024
6498This Is My Beloved, Part 2-
10406This Is My Beloved (edited version)Atlantic 5070
* Atlantic 5024   Lawrence Harvey - This Is My Beloved, Part 1&2
* Atlantic 5070   Lawrence Harvey - This Is My Beloved / Scratch

John Lee Hooker

John Lee Hooker (guitar, vocals) unknown (electric bass)
Miami, FL, July 7, 1961
You Lost A Good ManAtco LP 33-151
Drifting Blues-
Don't Turn Me From Your Door-
Talk About Your Baby-
26802Don't Turn Away From My DoorAtlantic unknown
* Atco LP 33-151   John Lee Hooker Sings His Blues - Don't Turn Me From Your Door
= Atlantic SD 7228   John Lee Hooker - Detroit Special

Jorgen Ingmann

Jorgen Ingmann (multi track recording guitar)
July 11, 1961
5608Oceans Of LoveAtco 6205, LP 33-139
5609Milord-
* Atco LP 33-139   The Many Guitars Of Jorgen Ingmann
* Atco 6205   Jorgen Ingmann - Milord / Oceans Of Love

The Drifters

Billy Davis (guitar) Rudy Lewis (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals) Doris Troy, Dee Dee Warwick, Dionne Warwick (vocals)
NYC, July 13, 1961
5630Loneliness Or HappinessAtlantic 2117, LP 8073
5631Mexican DivorceAtlantic 2134, LP 8059, LP 8073
5632Somebody New Dancin' With YouAtlantic 2127, LP 8059; Clarion LP 608
* Atlantic LP 8073, SD 8073   The Best Of The Drifters - Up On The Roof
* Atlantic LP 8059, SD 8059   The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
* Clarion LP 608   The Drifters
* Atlantic 2117   The Drifters - Sweets For My Sweet / Loneliness Or Happiness
* Atlantic 2134   The Drifters - When My Little Girl Is Smiling / Mexican Divorce
* Atlantic 2127   The Drifters - Room Full Of Tears / Somebody New Dancin' With You

The Mitchell-Ruff Trio

Dwike Mitchell (piano) Willie Ruff (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
"The Playboy Club", New Haven, CT, July 21, 1961
5737The Catbird SeatAtlantic LP 1374, SD 2-316
5738Street Of DreamsAtlantic LP 1374
5739So In Love-
5740Con Alma-
5741Gypsy In My Soul-
5742I'll Remember April-
6061Gypsy In My Soul (edited version)Atlantic 5018
6062Street Of Dreams (edited version)-
* Atlantic LP 1374, SD 1374   The Mitchell-Ruff Trio - The Catbird Seat
* Atlantic SD 2-316   Various Artists - The Jazz Years-25th Anniversary
* Atlantic 5018   The Mitchell-Ruff Trio - Gypsy In My Soul / Street Of Dreams

Carla Thomas

Carla Thomas (vocals) and others
Nashville, TN, July 25, 1961
5633(Mama, Mama) Wish Me Good LuckAtlantic 2113
* Atlantic 2113   Carla Thomas - (Mama, Mama) Wish Me Good Luck / In Your Spare Time (Please Think Of Me)

The Coasters

The Coasters (doo wop group)
NYC, July 31, 1961
6376The Climb (vocal)Atco 6234; Clarion LP 605
6377Bull Tick WaltzAtco 6251
6414The Climb (instrumental)Atco 6234
* Clarion LP 605   The Coasters - That Is Rock And Roll
* Atco 6234   The Coasters - The Climb (vocal) / The Climb (instrumental)
* Atco 6251   The Coasters - The P.T.A. / Bull Tick Waltz

The Modern Jazz Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, August 29, 1961
5694Spanish StepsAtlantic unissued, tape no longer exists
5695Colombine-
5696Pulcinella-
5697Pierrot-
5698Harlequin-

Barbara Stephens

Barbara Stephens
Memphis, TN, August 31, 1961
5692The Life I LiveSatellite 45-111; Stax 45-113
5693I Don't Worry-
* Satellite 45-111; Stax 45-111   Barbara Stephens - The Life I Live / I Don't Worry
* Stax 45-113   Barbara Stephens - The Life I Live / I Don't Worry

LaVern Baker With Fred Norman's Orchestra

Leon Cohen (alto saxophone) King Curtis (tenor saxophone) Joe Venuto (vibraphone) Mike Spencer (piano) Mickey Baker, Bucky Pizzarelli, Richard Ziegler (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Gary Chester (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) Fred Norman (arranger, director)
NYC, September 1, 1961
5676Two Sides To Every Storyunissued
5677Hey, MemphisAtlantic 2119
* Atlantic 2119   LaVern Baker - Voodoo Voodoo / Hey, Memphis

The Coasters

The Coasters (doo wop group)
NYC, September 25, 1961
5699My BabeAtco LP 33-135
5700Bad BloodAtco 6210, LP 33-135
5701Just Like Me-
* Atco LP 33-135, SD 33-135   Coast Along With The Coasters
* Atco 6210   The Coasters - Bad Blood / (Ain't That) Just Like Me

The Mar-Keys

Wayne Jackson (trumpet) Charles Axton (tenor saxophone) Don Nix (baritone saxophone) Booker T. Jones (organ) Steve Cropper (guitar) Donald "Duck" Dunn (electric bass) Terry Johnson (drums)
Memphis, TN, September, 1961
5680Morning AfterStax 45-112; Atlantic LP 8055
5681Diana-
5682Last NightStax LP 703; Atlantic LP 8055, LP 8058, LP 8193
5683Night BeforeAtlantic LP 8055
5684Alright, O.K., You Win-
5685Sticks And Stones-
5686Misty-
5687About NoonStax 45-114; Atlantic LP 8055
5688One Degree NorthAtlantic LP 8055
5689Sack O' WoeStax 45-114, 45-129; Atlantic LP 8055
5690Hold ItAtlantic LP 8055
5691Ebb Tide-
5792FoxyStax 45-115
5793One Degree North (edited version)-
* Atlantic LP 8055   The Mar-Keys - The Last Night!
* Stax LP 703; Atlantic SD 7703   Various Artists - The Treasure Chest Of Goldies
* Atlantic LP 8058   Various Artists - The Greatest Twist Hits
* Atlantic LP 8193, SD 8193   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 5: The Beat Goes On 1961-62
* Stax 45-112   The Mar-Keys - Morning After / Diana
* Stax 45-114   The Mar-Keys - About Noon / Sack O' Woe
* Stax 45-129   The Mar-Keys - Sack O' Woe / Sailor Man Waltz
* Stax 45-115   The Mar-Keys - Foxy / One Degree North

The Falcons

The Falcons (vocal group)
NYC, October 9, 1961
5712I Don't See Nobody DanceAtlantic unissued
5713No Crying Man-

The Hollywood Flames

The Hollywood Flames (doo wop group)
NYC, October 11, 1961
5714Faith In The WorldAtlantic unissued
5715Lights Out-
5716Where Did I Go Wrong-

The Clovers

Bill Harris (guitar) John Bailey, Billy Mitchell (lead vocals) Matthew McQuater (tenor vocals) Harold Lucas (baritone vocals) Harold Winley (bass vocals)
NYC, October 12, 1961
5717The Bootie GreenAtlantic 2129, LP 8058
5718Salty Tearsunissued
5719Travel On-
5720Drive It HomeAtlantic 2129
* Atlantic LP 8058   Various Artists - The Greatest Twist Hits
* Atlantic 2129   The Clovers - The Bootie Green / Drive It Home

Red Mitchell - Harold Land Quintet

Carmell Jones (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Frank Strazzeri (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Leon Petties (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 14, 1961
5728Triplin' AwhileAtlantic LP 1376
5729From This Moment Onunissued
5730Hear Ye!Atlantic LP 1376
5731Effusionunissued
5732SomaraAtlantic LP 1376
5733Catacomb-
* Atlantic LP 1376, SD 1376   Red Mitchell/Harold Land - Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

The Drifters

Billy Davis (guitar) Rudy Lewis (lead tenor vocals) Charlie Thomas (tenor vocals) Doc Green (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals) Stan Applebaum (arranger)
NYC, October 26, 1961
5743JackpotAtlantic 2151, LP 8059
5744When My Little Girl Is SmilingAtlantic 2134, LP 8073
5745She Never Talked To Me That Way O' Honeyunissued
* Atlantic LP 8059, SD 8059   The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
* Atlantic LP 8073, SD 8073   The Best Of The Drifters - Up On The Roof
* Atlantic 2151   The Drifters - Jackpot / Sometimes I Wonder
* Atlantic 2134   The Drifters - When My Little Girl Is Smiling / Mexican Divorce

Ben E. King

Ernie Hayes (piano) Al Casamenti, Allen Hanlon, Phil Spector (guitar) Gordon Mitchell (bass) Gary Chester (drums) Martin Grupp, Phil Kraus (percussion) Ben E. King (vocals) unidentified strings
NYC, October 28, 1961
5746EcstasyAtco 6215, LP 33-142; Clarion LP 606
5747Yes-
5748JamaicaAtco LP 33-174
* 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 LP 33-174, SD 33-174   Ben E. King - Seven Letters
* Atco 6215   Ben E. King - Ecstasy / Yes

Steve Lacy Trio

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Carl Brown (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
NYC, October 31, 1961
5749/5752Brilliant CornersAtlantic unissued
-Ruby, My Dear-
-Trinkle, Tinkle-
-Off Minor-

Bobby Darin With Jimmy Haskell's Orchestra

Bobby Darin (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Jimmy Haskell (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, October 31, 1961
5799Baby FaceAtco 6236; Atlantic Oldies OS 13162
5800Irresistible YouAtco 6214, LP 33-138; Atlantic Oldies OS 13162
5801Jailer Bring Me WaterAtco 6229, LP 33-146
* Atco LP 33-138, SD 33-138   Twist With Bobby Darin
* Atco LP 33-146, SD 33-146   Bobby Darin - Things And Other Things
* Atco 6236   Bobby Darin - Baby Face / You Know How
* Atlantic Oldies OS 13162   Bobby Darin - Baby Face / Irresistible You
* Atco 6214   Bobby Darin - Multiplication / Irresistible You
* Atco 6229   Bobby Darin - Things / Jailer Bring Me Water

Carla Thomas

Carla Thomas (vocals) and others
Memphis, TN, November 1, 1961
5791I Kinda Think He DoesAtlantic 2132
* Atlantic 2132   Carla Thomas - I Kinda Think He Does / The Masquerade Is Over

Charles Mingus Sextet

Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch, siren, flute) Charles Mingus (piano, vocals, narrator) Doug Watkins (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, November 6, 1961
5756Devil WomanAtlantic LP 1377, SD 3-600
5757EcclusiasticsAtlantic LP 1377, SD 2-302
5758"Old" Blues For Walt's TorinAtlantic LP 1416
5759Peggy's Blue Skylight-
5760Hog Callin' BluesAtlantic LP 1377, SD 2-302, SD 2-506
5761Oh Lord, Don't Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On MeAtlantic LP 1377, SD 1555
5762Passions Of A ManAtlantic LP 1377, SD 1555, SD 3-600
5763Wham Bam Thank You Ma'amAtlantic LP 1377, SD 1555, SD 2-302, SD 3-600
5764Body And Soulunissued
5765Invisible LadyAtlantic LP 1416
5766Eat That ChickenAtlantic LP 1377, SD 1555, SD 2-302, SD 2-506
5767Nutsunissued
5768Untitled Original-
* Atlantic LP 1377, SD 1377   Charles Mingus - Mingus Oh, Yeah!
= Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961
* Atlantic SD 3-600   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings
* Atlantic SD 2-302   The Art Of Charles Mingus
* Atlantic LP 1416, SD 1416   Charles Mingus - Tonight At Noon
= Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961
* Atlantic SD 2-506   Various Artists - unknown title
* Atlantic SD 1555   The Best Of Charles Mingus

Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin (vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA, November 7, 1961
5802My BonnieAtco LP 33-140
5803Tell Me How Do You Feel-
5804Tell All The World About You-
5805What'd I Say-
5977What'd I Say, Part 1Atco 6221
5978What'd I Say, Part 2-
* Atco LP 33-140, SD 33-140   Bobby Darin Sings Ray Charles
* Atco 6221   Bobby Darin - What'd I Say, Part 1&2

The Triumphs

The Triumphs (Northern soul group)
Memphis, TN?, November 8, 1961
5879 | V-1026Burnt BiscuitsVolt 45-100
5880 | V-1027Raw Dough-
* Volt 45-100   The Triumphs - Burnt Biscuits / Raw Dough

Hank Crawford Septet

Phil Guilbeau, John Hunt (trumpet) Hank Crawford (alto saxophone, piano) David Newman (tenor saxophone) Leroy Cooper (baritone saxophone) Edgar Willis (bass) Bruno Carr (drums)
NYC, November 8, 1961
5777Sweet CakesAtlantic LP 1387
5778What Will I Tell My Heart-
5779Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand-
* Atlantic LP 1387, SD 1387   Hank Crawford - From The Heart

Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin (vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1961
5806The Right TimeAtco LP 33-140
5807My BonnieAtlantic unissued
5808MultiplicationAtco 6214, LP 33-138
5809Drown In My Own TearsAtco LP 33-140
* Atco LP 33-140, SD 33-140   Bobby Darin Sings Ray Charles
* Atco LP 33-138, SD 33-138   Twist With Bobby Darin
* Atco 6214   Bobby Darin - Multiplication / Irresistible You

Slide Hampton Tentet

Hobart Dotson, Willie Thomas (trumpet) Benny Jacobs-El (trombone) Slide Hampton (trombone, arranger) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Jay Cameron (baritone saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Vinnie Ruggiero (drums) Ray Barretto (percussion)
NYC, November 9, 1961
5782The Jazz TwistAtlantic LP 1379
5783Mack The Knife-
5784The Barbarians-
5785Strollin'-
5786Dearly Belovedunissued
* Atlantic LP 1379, SD 1379   Slide Hampton - Jazz With A Twist

David Newman Quintet

Marcus Belgrave (trumpet) David Newman (tenor,alto saxophone, flute) Norris Austin or Hank Crawford (piano) Jimmy Jefferson or Edgar Willis (bass) Charlie Persip or Bruno Carr (drums)
NYC, November 9, 1961
5787Unchain My HeartAtlantic LP 1399
5788Alto Sauce-
5789Esther's Melody-
5790Scufflin'-
* Atlantic LP 1399, SD 1399   David Newman - Fathead Comes On

Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin (vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA, November 10, 1961
5810MultiplicationAtlantic unissued
5811Ain't That LoveAtco LP 33-140
5812Leave My Woman Alone-
5813Hallelujah I Love Her So-
5814I Got A WomanAtlantic unissued
* Atco LP 33-140, SD 33-140   Bobby Darin Sings Ray Charles

Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin (vocals) and others: same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, November 14, 1961
5815That's EnoughAtco LP 33-140
5816I Got A Woman-
* Atco LP 33-140, SD 33-140   Bobby Darin Sings Ray Charles

Herbie Mann Sextet +

Herbie Mann (flute) Hagood Hardy (vibraphone) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (bass) Ben Tucker (bass -1,11) Rudy Collins (drums) Chief Bey, Ray Mantilla (percussion)
"Village Gate", NYC, November 17, 1961
1. 5826SummertimeAtlantic LP 1380
2. 5827Comin' Home BabyAtlantic LP 1380, SD 1528, SD 1544
3. 5828It Ain't Necessarily SoAtlantic LP 1380
4. 5836St. Thomasunissued
5. 5837Bags' GrooveAtlantic LP 1407
6. 5838El Kundaunissued
7. 5839Symphony Sid-
8. 5840Bags' Groove-
9. 5841New York Is A Jungle FestivalAtlantic LP 1407
10. 5842Willow Weep For Meunissued
11. 6225Summertime (edited version)Atlantic 5020
12. 6226Comin' Home Baby (edited version)-
13. 7071Bags' Groove (edited version)Atlantic 5031
14. 7072New York Is A Jungle Festival (edited version)-
* Atlantic LP 1380, SD 1380   Herbie Mann At The Village Gate
* Atlantic SD 1528   Various Artists - Jazz Super Hits
* Atlantic SD 1544   The Best Of Herbie Mann
* Atlantic LP 1407, SD 1407   Herbie Mann - Returns To The Village Gate
* Atlantic 5020   Herbie Mann - Summertime / Comin' Home Baby
* Atlantic 5031   Herbie Mann - Bags' Groove / New York Is A Jungle Festival

Don Cherry Trio

Don Cherry (cornet) Henry Grimes (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums)
NYC, November 29, 1961
5829The IdiotAtlantic unissued
5830Harlemite-
5831Black Elk Speaks-

William Bell

unknown (trumpet, tenor,baritone saxophone, organ, bass, drums) Marvell Thomas (piano) William Bell (vocals)
Memphis, TN, circa November, 1961???
5794The Formula Of LoveStax 45-116
5795You Don't Miss Your WaterStax 45-116, LP 703; Atlantic LP 8193
* Stax LP 703; Atlantic SD 7703   Various Artists - The Treasure Chest Of Goldies
* Atlantic LP 8193, SD 8193   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 5: The Beat Goes On 1961-62
* Stax 45-116   William Bell - You Don't Miss Your Water / The Formula Of Love

Carla Thomas

Carla Thomas (vocals) and others
Memphis, TN?, circa November, 1961???
5817What Has Happened To Our LoveStax unissued
5818I Wonder About Love-

Charles Mingus And Nesuhi Ertegun

Charles Mingus (interviewee) Nesuhi Ertegun (interviewer)
Nesuhi Ertegun's office, Atlantic Records, NYC, late 1961 or early 1962
Charles Mingus Interviewed by Nesuhi ErtegunRhino R2 72871
* Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961

Solomon Burke With Claus Ogerman's Orchestra

Leon Cohen (alto saxophone) Jesse Powell (tenor saxophone) Phil Kraus (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano) Bob Mosley (organ) Don Arnone, Everett Barksdale, Al Caiola, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Art Davis (bass) Gary Chester (drums) Solomon Burke (vocals) William Eaton, Noah Hopkins, Richard Kraus, Howard Roberts, Earl Rogers, Sherman Sneed, David Vogel (backing vocals) Claus Ogerman (arranger, director)
NYC, December 6, 1961
5843A Tear FellAtlantic 2369, LP 8067
5844Cry To MeAtlantic 2131, LP 8067, LP 8096, LP 8109, LP 8137, LP 8193; Clarion LP 607
5845I Almost Lost My MindAtlantic 2131, LP 8067
* Atlantic LP 8067   Solomon Burke's Greatest Hits
* Atlantic LP 8096, SD 8096   Solomon Burke - Rock 'N' Soul
* Atlantic LP 8109, SD 8109   The Best Of Solomon Burke
* Atlantic LP 8137, SD 8137   Various Artists - Solid Gold Soul, Vol. 2
* Atlantic LP 8193, SD 8193   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 5: The Beat Goes On 1961-62
* Clarion LP 607   Solomon Burke - I Almost Lost My Mind
* Atlantic 2369   Solomon Burke - A Tear Fell / Presents For Christmas
* Atlantic 2131   Solomon Burke - Cry To Me / I Almost Lost My Mind

Herbie Mann With Bill Evans Trio

Herbie Mann (flute) Bill Evans (piano) Chuck Israels (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
NYC, December 8, 1961
5846If You Were The Only Girlunissued
5847NirvanaAtlantic LP 1426, SD 2-300
5848I Love YouAtlantic LP 1426
5849Lover Man-
5850There's No Youunissued
5851Willow Weep For MeAtlantic LP 1426
* Atlantic LP 1426, SD 1426   Herbie Mann/Bill Evans - Nirvana
* Atlantic SD 2-300   Herbie Mann - The Evolution Of Mann

Chris Connor With Al Cohn's Orchestra

Joe Newman, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Gene Quill (clarinet, alto saxophone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Oliver Nelson (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Ronnie Ball (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Chris Connor (vocals) Al Cohn (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 11, 1961
5857Free SpiritsAtlantic LP 8061
5858I'm Gonna Go Fishin'Atlantic LP 8061, LP 8082
5859Opportunity, Please KnockAtlantic 5017, LP 8061
5860Ain't Nobody's Business (Nobody's Business)unissued
* Atlantic LP 8061, SD 8061   Chris Connor - Free Spirits
* Atlantic LP 8082   The Best Of Chris Connor
* Atlantic 5017   Chris Connor - Opportunity, Please Knock / The Sweetest Sounds

Slide Hampton Tentet

Hobart Dotson, Willie Thomas (trumpet) Benny Jacobs-El (trombone) Slide Hampton (trombone, arranger) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Jay Cameron (baritone saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Vinnie Ruggiero (drums) Ray Barretto (percussion)
NYC, December 11, 1961
5852Work SongAtlantic LP 1379
5853Gorgeous George-
5854Day In, Day Out-
5855Slide Slid-
5856Red Top-
* Atlantic LP 1379, SD 1379   Slide Hampton - Jazz With A Twist

Red Mitchell - Harold Land Quintet

Carmell Jones (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Frank Strazzeri (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Leon Petties (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 13, 1961
5865Tennis Shoesunissued
5866In The Garden Of Imagining-
5867I'm Old Fashioned-
5868Pari PassuAtlantic LP 1376
5869The Way I Feelunissued
5870Rosie's SpiritAtlantic LP 1376
* Atlantic LP 1376, SD 1376   Red Mitchell/Harold Land - Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Jimmy Deuchar, Maffy Falay, Roger Guerin (trumpet) Nat Peck, Ake Persson (trombone) Derek Humble (alto saxophone) Karl Drewo, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Francy Boland (piano, arranger) Jimmy Woode (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Cologne, West Germany, December 13, 1961
6733Box 703, Washington D.C.Atlantic LP 1401
6734The Styx-
6735Gloria-
6736Los Bravos-
6737Charon's Ferry-
6738Volutes-
6739Last Train From Overbrook-
* Atlantic LP 1401, SD 1401   Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland - Jazz Is Universal

Ben E. King With Claus Ogerman's Orchestra

Robert Mosely, Moe Wechsler (piano) Don Arnone, John "Bucky" Pizzarelli (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Gary Chester (drums) Bob Rosengarden, Ted Sommer (percussion) Ben E. King (vocals) Ralph Bailey, Arthur Crier, Harold Johnson, Arnett Livingston, Carl Spencer (backing vocals) unidentified 10 strings, Claus Ogerman (director)
NYC, December 14, 1961
5861What A Difference A Day MadeAtco LP 33-137
5862He Will Break Your Heart-
5863Because Of You-
5864My Heart Cries For YouAtco 6231, LP 33-137; Clarion LP 606
* Atco LP 33-137, SD 33-137   Ben E. King Sings For Soulful Lovers
* Clarion LP 606   Ben E. King - Young Boy Blues
* Atco 6231   Ben E. King - Too Bad / My Heart Cries For You

Ben E. King With Claus Ogerman's Orchestra

Paul Griffin, Robert Mosely (piano) Don Arnone, Billy Mure (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Gary Chester (drums) Bob Rosengarden, Ted Sommer (percussion) Ben E. King (vocals) Ralph Bailey, Arthur Crier, Harold Johnson, Arnett Livingston, Carl Spencer (backing vocals) unidentified 10 strings, Claus Ogerman (director): Paul Griffin (piano) Billy Mure (guitar) replaces Wechsler, Pizzarelli
NYC, December 18, 1961
5871Will You Love Me TomorrowAtco LP 33-137
5872At Last-
5873Dream Lover-
5874It's All In The Game-
* Atco LP 33-137, SD 33-137   Ben E. King Sings For Soulful Lovers

Ben E. King With Claus Ogerman's Orchestra

Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Romeo Penque (flute, alto saxophone) Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone) Paul Griffin, Robert Mosely (piano) Don Arnone, Al Caiola (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Gary Chester (drums) Bob Rosengarden, Joe Venuto (percussion) Ben E. King (vocals) unidentified 11 strings, Claus Ogerman (director)
NYC, December 21, 1961
5878Moon RiverAtco LP 33-137
5881My Foolish Heart-
5882On The Street Where You Live-
5883Ya YaAtlantic unissued
5884FeverAtco LP 33-137
* Atco LP 33-137, SD 33-137   Ben E. King Sings For Soulful Lovers

The Falcons With The Ohio Untouchables

unknown (clarinet, tenor saxophone, piano) Robert Ward (guitar) unknown (electric bass, drums) Wilson Pickett (lead vocals) Eddie Floyd, Ben Night, Mack Rice, Joe Stubbs (vocals)
Detroit, MI, 1961
5896I Found A LoveLu Pine L 1003; Atlantic LP 8114, LP 8151, LP 8193, SD 2-501
5897The SwimLu Pine L 1003
* Atlantic LP 8114, SD 8114   Wilson Pickett - In The Midnight Hour
* Atlantic LP 8151, SD 8151   The Best Of Wilson Pickett
* Atlantic LP 8193, SD 8193   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 5: The Beat Goes On 1961-62
* Atlantic SD 2-501   Wilson Pickett's Greatest Hits
* Lu Pine L 1003   The Falcons - I Found A Love / The Swim

Raymond Lefevre And His Continental Dance Orchestra

unidentified orchestra, Raymond Lefevre (conductor?)
released 1961
4605The Cricket Serenade (Les Rois Faineants)Atlantic LP 8044
4606Romantica-
4607Come Softly To MeAtlantic 2093, LP 8044
4608Gouli-Gouli DouAtlantic LP 8044
4609If I Cared A Little Less (Je Te Tendrai Les Bras)-
4610Spring In Seville (De Grenade A Seville)-
4611Love In Portofino-
4612Millions Of Teardrops (Des Millions De Larmes)-
4613Too Much Tequila-
4614The Right Girl On The Left Bank (Linda)-
4615Le Monde A Change-
4616Hava NaguilaAtlantic 2093, LP 8044
* Atlantic LP 8044, SD 8044   Raymond Lefevre And His Continental Dance Orchestra - Romantica
* Atlantic 2093   Raymond Lefevre - Come Softly To Me / Hava Naguila

Mr. Acker Bilk

Mr. Acker Bilk (clarinet) and others
London, England?, released 1961
5363Buona SeraAtco 6190
5364Corrine Corrina-
* Atco 6190   Mr. Acker Bilk - Corrine Corrina / Buona Sera

Jorgen Ingmann

Jorgen Ingmann (multi track recording guitar)
released 1961
5386March Of The Siamese TwinsAtco LP 33-130
5387Anna-
5388Oh!-
5389Pepe-
5390Amorada-
5391Side Saddle-
5392Dalla Strada Alle Stelle-
5393Little Serenade-
5394Serenade Of The Mandolins-
5395My Isle Of Golden Dreams-
5396CherokeeAtlantic unissued
5397Pinetop's Boogie WoogieAtco 6216
5487-Atco LP 33-139
5488CherokeeAtco 6195, LP 33-139
5489BonanzaAtco LP 33-139
5490Anna (edited version)Atco 6195
* Atco LP 33-130   Jorgen Ingmann - Apache
* Atco LP 33-139   The Many Guitars Of Jorgen Ingmann
* Atco 6216   Jorgen Ingmann - Violetta / Pinetop's Boogie Woogie
* Atco 6195   Jorgen Ingmann - Anna / Cherokee