Bethlehem Records Discography: 1958-present

1958 (5th anniversary)

Eddie Davis Quartet

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor sax) Shirley Scott (organ) Bill Pemberton (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums)
NYC, June 14, 1958
K8968All God's Chillun Got RhythmKing LP 606, LP 665
K8969This Can't Be Love-
K8970Mean To Me-
K8971Out Of NowhereKing LP 599, LP 665; Bethlehem BCP-6069
K8972All Of YouKing LP 606, LP 665; Bethlehem BCP-6069
K8973If I Were A BellKing LP 606, LP 665
* King LP 606   Eddie Davis - Uptown
* King LP 665   Charlie Ventura, Eddie Davis - Battle Of The Saxes
* King LP 599   Eddie Davis - Big Beat Jazz
* Bethlehem BCP-6069   The Best Of Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis

The Australian Jazz Quintet

Dick Healey (alto sax, flute) Erroll Buddle (tenor, baritone sax, clarinet) Jack Brokensha (vibes) Bryce Rohde (piano) Ed Gaston (bass) Osie Johnson, Jerry Segal (drums)
NYC, July, 1958
Swingin' Goatsherd BluesBethlehem BCP-6029, BCP-6038
BewitchedBethlehem BCP-6029
Taking A Chance On Love-
The Way You Look Tonight-
I'll Remember April-
Detour Ahead-
Too Marvelous For Words-
Take Three Parts Jazz: Route 4 / Lyriste / Father George-
* Bethlehem BCP-6029   The Australian Jazz Quintet In Free Style
* Bethlehem BCP-6038   Various Artists - Bluesville

Frank Minion

Frank Minion (vocals) and others
NYC, September 7, 1958
K8981Night And DayBethlehem 11090, BCP-6033
K8982Take The "A" TrainBethlehem BCP-6033
K8983A Night In Tunisia-
K8984Lady Bird-
K8985But Not For Me-
K8986Doodlin'-
K8987Holy Mackerel-
K8988You I Love-
K8989WatermelonBethlehem 11090, BCP-6033
K8990Who Stole The MamboBethlehem BCP-6033
K8991I've Done My Share-
* Bethlehem BCP-6033   Frank Minion - The Forward Sound
* Bethlehem 11090   Frank Minion - Night And Day / Watermelon

Teddy Charles And His Sextet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Teddy Charles (vibes) Addison Farmer (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Beltone Recording Studios, NYC, late 1958
Air Mail Special (as Airmail Special)Bethlehem 11084, BCP-6032
Midnight SunBethlehem BCP-6032
Flyin' HomeBethlehem 11084, BCP-6032
StardustBethlehem BCP-6032
Teddy Charles (vibes) Addison Farmer (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
He's Gone Again-
* Bethlehem BCP-6032   Teddy Charles And His Sextet - Salute To Hamp
= Bethlehem 20-40082   Teddy Charles - The Vibraphone Players Of Bethlehem, Vol. 1
* Bethlehem 11084   Teddy Charles - Air Mail Special / Flyin' Home

Teddy Charles Quartet

Teddy Charles (vibes) Hank Jones (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
Beltone Recording Studios, NYC, late 1958
On The Sunny Side Of The StreetBethlehem BCP-6032
Stompin' At The Savoy-
Blue Hamp (as Blue Ham)-
Moon Glow-
On The Sunny Side Of The Street (alternate take)Bethlehem 20-40082
Stompin' At The Savoy (alternate take 14)-
Moon Glow (alternate take 4)-
Blue Hamp (as Blue Ham) (alternate take 5)-
Jake The Bell Boy (unreleased take 2)-
Jake The Bell Boy (unreleased take 3)-
* Bethlehem BCP-6032   Teddy Charles And His Sextet - Salute To Hamp
= Bethlehem 20-40082   Teddy Charles - The Vibraphone Players Of Bethlehem, Vol. 1

Betty Blake

Marcus Belgrave (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Roland Alexander (tenor sax, flute) Teddy Charles (vibes) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Addison Farmer, Eustis Guillemet (bass) Charlie Persip, Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Betty Blake (vocals)
NYC, late 1958
Let There Be LoveBethlehem 11099, BCP-6058
I'll Be AroundBethlehem BCP-6058
Moon And Sand-
Trouble Is A Man-
Love Is Just Around The Corner-
Lilac Wine-
It's So Peaceful In The Country-
While We're Young-
Blue Fool-
All Of You-
Don't Say Love Has Ended-
Out Of This WorldBethlehem 11099, BCP-6058
* Bethlehem BCP-6058   Betty Blake Sings In A Tender Mood
* Bethlehem 11099   Betty Blake - Out Of This World / Let There Be Love

The Australian Jazz Quintet

Dick Healey (alto sax, flute) Erroll Buddle (tenor, baritone sax, clarinet) Jack Brokensha (vibes) Bryce Rohde (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, 1958
Army SongBethlehem BCP-6030
Love Song-
Barbara's Song-
Tango BalladBethlehem 11053, BCP-6030
Polly's SongBethlehem BCP-6030
Jealous Song-
Finale-
Dick Healey (alto sax, flute) Erroll Buddle (tenor, baritone sax, clarinet) Teddy Charles (vibes, arranger) Bryce Rohde (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Mack The KnifeBethlehem 11053, BCP-6030
Solomon's SongBethlehem BCP-6030
* Bethlehem BCP-6030   The Australian Jazz Quintet - Three Peny Opera
* Bethlehem 11053   The Australian Jazz Quintet - Mack The Knife / Tango Ballad

Tony Ortega And His Orchestra

Art Farmer (trumpet -6/10) Ray Starling (trumpet, mellophone -1/5) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone -1/5) Jim Buffington (French horn -6/10) Ray Tricarico (bassoon -6/10) Tony Ortega (alto, tenor sax, clarinet, flute -1/5, alto sax, clarinet, flute -6/10) John Hafer (tenor sax -1/5, bass clarinet -6/10) Jay Cameron (baritone sax -1/5) Dick Wetmore (violin -6/10) Bobby Timmons (piano -1/5) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (bass -6/10) Ed Thigpen (drums -1/5) Nat Pierce (arranger -1/5) Bob Zieff (arranger -6/10)
NYC, 1958-1959
1.Just One Of Those ThingsBethlehem BCP-79
2.Bat Man's Blues-
3.These Foolish Things-
4.Tune For Mona-
5.No Fi-
6.Four To Four-
7.I Can't Get Started-
8.Cinderella's Curfew-
9.I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You-
10.Patting-
* Bethlehem BCP-79   Tony Ortega - Jazz For Young Moderns

1959

Mal Waldron Trio With Jackie McLean

Jackie McLean (alto sax -4) Mal Waldron (piano -1/5, talking -6) Julian Euell (bass -1/5) Al Dreares (drums -1/5)
NYC, February 24, 1959
1. 6562Minor PulsationBethlehem BCP-6045
2. 6565You Don't Know What Love IsBethlehem BCP-6045, BCP-6065
3. 6572The Cat WalkBethlehem 11091, BCP-6045
4. 6573Left Alone-
5.AireginBethlehem BCP-6045
6.Mal Waldron: The Way He Remembers Billie Holiday-
* Bethlehem BCP-6045   Mal Waldron - Left Alone
* Bethlehem BCP-6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals
* Bethlehem 11091   Mal Waldron - The Cat Walk / Left Alone

Tommy Watt And His Orchestra

Bert Courtley, Albert Hall, Tommy McQuater, Stan Roderick (trumpet) Jackie Armstrong, Jock Bain, George Chisholm, Jack Irvine (trombone) Jim Buck Jr., Jim Buck Sr., S. Saville, R. Young (French horn) Jim Powell (tuba) Johnny Scott (flute, piccolo, alto sax) Tubby Hayes, George Hunter (tenor sax, clarinet) Bob Efford (tenor sax, bass clarinet) Ronnie Ross (baritone sax, clarinet) Tommy Watt (piano, celeste, JangleBox) Arthur Watts (bass) Phil Seamen (drums) Tommy Blades (percussion)
London, England, June 1 & 2, 1959
An Apple For The TeacherBethlehem BCP-6062
Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries-
Crumpets For The Count-
Embargo On Escargot-
Little Jack Horner-
Sugar Mixture-
I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket-
Black Coffee-
Honeybun-
Sugar-
* Bethlehem BCP-6062   Tommy Watt - Watt's Cooking

Cozy Cole Septet

George Kelly (tenor sax) Gene Redd (vibes) John Thomas (piano) John Faire, Fred Jordan (guitar) Edwyn Conley (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
Cincinnati, OH, June 18, 1959
K4280Lover's StrollKing LP 673
K4281Ha-Ha Cha Cha (as Big Boss)King 5390, LP 673; Bethlehem 3067
K4282D Natural RockKing 5242, LP 673
K4283Play, Cozy, PlayKing 5303
K4284Cozy And Bossa (as Cozy's Mambo)King 5303; Bethlehem 3067
K4285-2Teen Age IdeasKing 5316, LP 673
* Bethlehem 3067   Cozy Cole - Ha-Ha Cha Cha (Big Boss) / Cozy And Bossa (Cozy's Mambo)
* King 5390   Cozy Cole - Ha-Ha Cha Cha (Big Boss) / ???
* King 5242   Cozy Cole - D Natural Rock / ???
* King 5303   Cozy Cole - Play, Cozy, Play / Cozy And Bossa (Cozy's Mambo)
* King 5316   Cozy Cole - Teen Age Ideas / ???
* King LP 673   Cozy Cole Septet (no details)

Tommy Watt And His Orchestra

Bert Courtley, Bert Ezzard, Albert Hall, Bobby Pratt (trumpet) Jock Bain, George Chisholm, Maurice Pratt, Jack Thirlwell (trombone) Johnny Scott (flute, piccolo, alto sax) Keith Bird, Tubby Hayes (tenor sax, clarinet) Bob Efford (tenor sax, bass clarinet) Don Honeywell (baritone sax, clarinet) Tommy Watt (piano, celeste, JangleBox) Arthur Watts (bass) Phil Seamen (drums) Dennis McCarthy (percussion)
London, England, July 6, 1959
Small FlyBethlehem BCP-6062
Victorian Plums-
If I Knew You Were Coming I'd've Baked A Cake-
* Bethlehem BCP-6062   Tommy Watt - Watt's Cooking

The Teddy Charles Group

Sam Most (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Teddy Charles (vibes) Dave McKenna (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
"Yale University", New Haven, CT, November 21, 1959
RifftideBethlehem BCP-6044
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dave McKenna (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Too Close For Comfort-
These Foolish Things-
Dave McKenna (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Struttin' With Some Barbecue-
Dave McKenna (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Yesterdays-
Teddy Charles (vibes) Dave McKenna (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Yale Blue-
Whiffenpoof Song-
Sam Most (flute) Dave McKenna (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
That Old Black Magic-
Teddy Charles (vibes) Dave McKenna (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Nigerian Walk-
* Bethlehem BCP-6044   The Teddy Charles Group - On Campus! Ivy League Jazz Concert

The Australian All Stars

Don Burrows (clarinet, flute, baritone sax) Dave Rutledge (tenor sax, clarinet, flute) Terry Wilkinson (piano) Freddy Logan (bass) Ron Webber (drums)
Sky Lounge, Sydney, Australia, December 1, 2, 15 & 16, 1959
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From MeBethlehem BCP-6070
Ka-Link-
Strictly From Hunger-
You're Not So Easy To Forget-
Cottontail-
Golden Sands-
Poinciana-
Doxy-
It Could Happen To You-
Where Or When-
When The Saints Go Marching In-
Love For Sale-
* Bethlehem BCP-6070   The Australian All Stars - Jazz For Beach-Niks

Frank Minion

Roland Alexander (tenor sax, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) George Tucker (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Frank Minion (vocals)
1959
Theme 1: Introduction To Black Opium Street / The Soft Land Of Make Believe / Nobody KnowsBethlehem BCP-6052
Theme 2: Autobiography Of A Musician / Bongo Blues-
Theme 3: Oddsville U.S.A. / Things Ain't Like They Used To Be-
Theme 4: Salaam My Child / Laughing Boy-
Theme 5: Later-
Jimmy Jones (piano -2) Kenny Burrell (guitar -2) Joe Benjamin (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) Frank Minion (vocals)
1.Watermelon-
2.You I Love-
* Bethlehem BCP-6052   Frank Minion - The Soft Land Of Make Believe

1960

Frank Minion

Bill Evans (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Frank Minion (vocals)
NYC, January, 1960
All Blues (mistitled as Flamingo Sketches)Bethlehem BCP-6052
'Round MidnightBethlehem BCP-6052, BCP-6068
So WhatBethlehem BCP-6052
* Bethlehem BCP-6052   Frank Minion - The Soft Land Of Make Believe
* Bethlehem BCP-6068   Various Artists - Jazz Vocals Award Album

Charlie Persip And The Jazz Statesmen

Marcus Belgrave (trumpet -1) Freddie Hubbard (trumpet -2/5) Roland Alexander (tenor sax) Ronald Mathews (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, April 2, 1960
1.Right Down FrontBethlehem 11092, BCP-6046
2.SevensBethlehem BCP-6046
3.The Song Is You-
4.Soul MarchBethlehem 11092, BCP-6046
5.The Champ (A Suite In Six Movements)Bethlehem BCP-6046, BCP-6065
* Bethlehem BCP-6046   Charlie Persip And The Jazz Statesmen
* Bethlehem BCP-6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals
* Bethlehem 11092   Charlie Persip - Soul March / Right Down Front

Booker Ervin Sextet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet -1/4,6) Booker Ervin (tenor sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax -1/4,6) Tommy Flanagan (piano) George Tucker (bass) Danny Richmond (drums)
NYC, April 6, 1960
1.The Blue BookBethlehem BCP-6048
2.Git ItBethlehem 11093, BCP-6048
3.Little Jane-
4.The Book CooksBethlehem BCP-6048
5.Largo-
6.Poor ButterflyBethlehem BCP-6048, BCP-6065
* Bethlehem BCP-6048   Booker Ervin - The Book Cooks
* Bethlehem BCP-6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals
* Bethlehem 11093   Booker Ervin - Git It / Little Jane

Dave McKenna - Hal (Hall) Overton Quartet

Dave McKenna, Hall Overton (piano) Earl May (bass) Jerry Segal (drums)
NYC, April 13, 1960
Keeping Out Of MischiefBethlehem BCP-6049
Monk's Mood-
Dizzy Atmosphere-
Baubles, Bangles And Beads-
Ruby, My Dear-
Dardanella-
Hi-Fly-
* Bethlehem BCP-6049   Dave McKenna, Hal Overton - Dual Piano Jazz

Leroy Parkins And Yazoo River Jazz Band Featuring Danny Barker

John Letman (trumpet) Dick Rath (trombone) Leroy Parkins (clarinet, tenor sax) Richard Wellstood (piano) Danny Barker (guitar, banjo, vocals) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (bass) Manzie Johnson (drums)
NYC, May 3, 1960
LouisianaBethlehem BCP-6047
Tishomingo Blues-
Struttin' With Some Barbecue-
Royal Garden Blues-
Limehouse Blues-
Love Oh, Careless Love-
Baddest Man In Texas-
Ham And EggsBethlehem 11098, BCP-6047
Liza Little Liza Jane-
* Bethlehem BCP-6047   Leroy Parkins And Yazoo River Jazz Band
* Bethlehem 11098   Leroy Parkins - Ham And Eggs / Liza Little Liza Jane

John Letman Quintet

John Letman (trumpet) Dick Wellstood (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Peck Morrison (bass) Panama Francis (drums)
NYC, June 10, 1960
Mabel's DreamBethlehem BCP-6053
Tina-
This Time The Drinks' On Me-
The Room Upstairs-
Moanin' Low-
Violets And Violins-
Say Si Si-
Sittin' Alone Countin' My Tears-
Get Out Of My Sight-
* Bethlehem BCP-6053   The Many Angles Of John Letman

Howard McGhee Septet

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone -8/10) Roland Alexander (tenor sax -8/10) Pepper Adams (baritone sax -8/10) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Walter Bolden (drums)
NYC, June 13, 1960
1.Dusty BlueBethlehem BCP-6055
2.Sound Of Music-
3.I Concentrate On You-
4.Sleep Talk-
5.With Malice Toward None, Part 1Bethlehem 11095, BCP-6055
6.With Malice Toward None, Part 2-
7.Cottage For SaleBethlehem BCP-6055
8.Park Avenue Petite-
9.Groovin' High-
10.Flyin' Colors-
* Bethlehem BCP-6055   Howard McGhee - Dusty Blue
* Bethlehem 11095   Howard McGhee - With Malice Toward None, Part 1 & 2

George Wein And The Storyville Sextet

Shorty Baker (trumpet) Tyree Glenn (trombone) Pee Wee Russell (clarinet) George Wein (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Mickey Sheen (drums)
"The Museum Of Modern Art", NYC, June 16, 1960
That's A PlentyBethlehem BCP-6050
I Ain't Got Nobody-
September In The Rain-
Undecided-
Rosetta-
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-
* Bethlehem BCP-6050   George Wein - Metronome Presents Jazz At The Modern

Humphrey Lyttelton And His Band

Humphrey Lyttelton (trumpet) Johnny Picard (trombone) Tony Coe (alto sax, clarinet) Jimmy Skidmore (tenor sax) Joe Temperley (baritone sax) Ian Armit (piano) Pete Blannin (bass) Eddie Taylor (drums)
London, England, June 22, 1960
Love For SaleBethlehem BCP-6063
Prelude To A Kiss-
Ida Sweet As Apple Cider-
* Bethlehem BCP-6063   Humphrey Lyttelton - Humph Plays Standards

Humphrey Lyttelton And His Band

Humphrey Lyttelton (trumpet) Johnny Picard (trombone) Tony Coe (alto sax, clarinet) Jimmy Skidmore (tenor sax) Joe Temperley (baritone sax) Ian Armit (piano) Pete Blannin (bass) Eddie Taylor (drums): same personnel
London, England, June 23, 1960
Willow Weep For MeBethlehem BCP-6063
Blue Lou-
Undecided-
* Bethlehem BCP-6063   Humphrey Lyttelton - Humph Plays Standards

Humphrey Lyttelton And His Band

Humphrey Lyttelton (trumpet) Johnny Picard (trombone) Tony Coe (alto sax, clarinet) Jimmy Skidmore (tenor sax) Joe Temperley (baritone sax) Ian Armit (piano) Pete Blannin (bass) Eddie Taylor (drums): same personnel
London, England, July 7, 1960
That's My Weakness NowBethlehem BCP-6063
The Man I Love-
Bewitched-
Body And Soul-
* Bethlehem BCP-6063   Humphrey Lyttelton - Humph Plays Standards

The Australian All Stars

Don Burrows (clarinet, flute, baritone sax) Dave Rutledge (tenor sax, clarinet, flute) Terry Wilkinson (piano) Freddy Logan (bass) Ron Webber (drums)
Sky Lounge, Sydney, Australia, July 11, 18 & 25, 1960
Criss CrossBethlehem BCP-6073
Midnight Sun-
Decidedly-
Pearly-
I Hear Music-
Steynelus-
Freshwater-
Lotus Bud-
Melindy-
On The Alamo-
Down The Mine-
Old Man River-
* Bethlehem BCP-6073   The Australian All Stars, Vol. 2 - Jazz For Surf-Niks

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Dave McKenna (piano) George Tucker (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, July, 1960
6578Jive At FiveBethlehem 11094, BCP-6051
Jive At Five (alternate take)Bethlehem 20-40072
Doggin' AroundBethlehem 3012, BCP-6051
Doggin' Around (alternate take)Bethlehem 20-40072
AvalonBethlehem BCP-6051
Avalon (alternate take)Bethlehem 20-40072
I Cried For YouBethlehem BCP-6051
Bill BaileyBethlehem 3012, BCP-6051, BCP-6065
Bill Bailey (alternate take)Bethlehem 20-40072
Goodnight SweetheartBethlehem BCP-6051
Goodnight Sweetheart (alternate take)Bethlehem 20-40072
There'll Be Some Changes MadeBethlehem BCP-6051
There'll Be Some Changes Made (alternate take)Bethlehem 20-40072
6579I've Heard That Blues BeforeBethlehem 11094, BCP-6051
* Bethlehem BCP-6051, 20-40072   Zoot Sims - Down Home
* Bethlehem BCP-6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals
* Bethlehem 11094   Zoot Sims - Jive At Five / I've Heard That Blues Before
* Bethlehem 3012   Zoot Sims - Doggin' Around / Bill Bailey

The Valentines

unknown (tenor sax, piano, organ, guitar, bass, drums) The Valentines (vocal group)
Cincinnati, OH, September 13, 1960
K4895-1Hey RubyKing 5433
K4896All You Have To Do Is Tell MeKing unissued
K4897-1I'll Forget YouBethlehem 3055
K4898I Have Two LovesKing 5830
K4899-1That's How I FeelKing 5433
K4900It Must Be LoveKing unissued
* Bethlehem 3055   The Valentines - I'll Forget You / Yes, You Made It That Way
* King 5433   The Valentines - Hey Ruby / That's How I Feel
* King 5830   The Valentines - I Have Two Loves / Camping Out

The Valentines

unknown (tenor sax, piano, organ, guitar, bass, drums) The Valentines (vocal group): same personnel
Cincinnati, OH, September 14, 1960
K4901-1Yes, You Made It That WayBethlehem 3055
K4902There Is A Girl For MeKing unissued
K4903unknown title-
K4904Camping OutKing 5830
K4905Gettin' With The TwistBethlehem 3005
K4906unknown titleKing unissued
* Bethlehem 3055   The Valentines - I'll Forget You / Yes, You Made It That Way
* Bethlehem 3005   The Valentines - Gettin' With The Twist / Am I Still Your Fool
* King 5830   The Valentines - I Have Two Loves / Camping Out

Bennie Green Septet

Bennie Green (trombone) Lem Davis (alto sax) Jimmy Forrest (tenor sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Wyatt Ruther (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Tommy Lopez (congas)
NYC, December, 1960
Groove OneBethlehem 11096, BCP-6054
Lowland-Ism-
Dibblin' And Dabblin'Bethlehem BCP-6054
The Cat Walk-
Dee Dee-
* Bethlehem BCP-6054   Bennie Green - Hornful Of Soul
* Bethlehem 11096   Bennie Green - Lowland-Ism / Groove One

Bennie Green Sextet

Bennie Green (trombone) Jimmy Forrest (tenor sax -1,2) Skip Hall (organ) Wyatt Ruther (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Tommy Lopez (congas -1,2)
NYC, December, 1960
1.SummertimeBethlehem BCP-6054
2.IndianaBethlehem BCP-6054, BCP-6065
3.My Foolish HeartBethlehem BCP-6054
* Bethlehem BCP-6054   Bennie Green - Hornful Of Soul
* Bethlehem BCP-6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals

Pepper Adams - Donald Byrd Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Louis Hayes as "Hey" Lewis (drums)
NYC, 1960
StardustBethlehem BCP-6056
Philson-
Trio-
Libeccio-
Bitty Ditty-
* Bethlehem BCP-6056   Pepper Adams, Donald Byrd, Kenny Burrell, Tommy Flanagan, "Hey" Lewis, Paul Chambers - Motor City Scene

The Shantymen

The Shantymen (vocals)
NYC, circa 1960
Away You SantyBethlehem BCP-6057
Haul On The Bowline-
Leave Her Johnny-
Boney-
Haul Away Joe-
Fire Down Below-
Santa Anna-
Crossing The Line-
Cheerily Men-
Darby Ram-
Sally Brown-
A-Roving-
Jack Wrack-
Paddy Doyle-
Homeward Bound-
* Bethlehem BCP-6057   The Shantymen - A Treasury Of Spicy Sea Songs

1961

Bill Duncan And The Harmony Mountain Boys

Bill Duncan And The Harmony Mountain Boys
Cincinnati, OH, April 4, 1961
K10689You Took My Heart Just For FunKing LP 825; Bethlehem 3007
K10690Country HomeKing LP 825; Audio Lab AL 1569
K10691Slippin' BanjoKing LP 825; Bethlehem 3007
K10692Just Being YouKing LP 825
K10693You're The Only One-
K10694You're Free To Go-
K10695Handle With Care-
K10696Hard Hearted OneKing 5991, LP 825
K10697Even MoreKing LP 825
K10698Daisies Never Tell-
K10699You're Going Down-
K10700OnaleeKing 5991, LP 825
* Audio Lab AL 1569   Various Artists - Banjo Country Style
* Bethlehem 3007   Bill Duncan And The Harmony Mountain Boys - You Took My Heart Just For Fun / Slippin' Banjo
* King 5991   Bill Duncan And The Harmony Mountain Boys - Hard Hearted One / Onalee
* King LP 825   Bill Duncan And The Harmony Mountain Boys (no details)

Booker Little Sextet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone -1/5,7/9) George Coleman (tenor sax -1/5,7/9) Don Freedman (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Pete La Roca (drums)
NYC, summer 1961
1.Victory And SorrowBethlehem BCP-6061
2.Forward Flight-
3.Looking Ahead-
4.Looking Ahead (alternate take 4)unissued
5.Looking Ahead (alternate take 7)-
6.If I Should Lose YouBethlehem BCP-6061
7.Calling Softly-
8.Booker's Blues-
9.Matilde-
* Bethlehem BCP-6061   Booker Little And Friend

Lenny Johnson

Russell Jacquet (trumpet) Jimmy Allen, Fred Harmon (tenor sax) Lavern Gillette (piano) Johnny "Guitar" Watson (guitar) Warren McOwens (bass) Jesse Price (drums) Lenny Johnson (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 4, 1961
B16001Am I Still Your FoolBethlehem 3005
B16002-1Gee Baby, It's Nice To Hold You AgainBethlehem 3000
B16003-1Walk Ginny Walk-
* Bethlehem 3005   The Valentines - Gettin' With The Twist / Am I Still Your Fool
* Bethlehem 3000   Lenny Johnson - Gee Baby, It's Nice To Hold You Again / Walk Ginny Walk

Betty Brown

Irving Randolph (trumpet) Jimmy Allen (tenor sax, flute) Robert Gross (piano) Charles Norris, Johnny "Guitar" Watson (guitar) ??? Johnson (drums) Betty Brown (vocals) unidentified chorus
Los Angeles, CA, September 20, 1961
K16008Mind Your Own Business
K16009Geneva
K16010You Got The Right Idea
K16011The Right Girl, The Right Time

Tony Allen And The Twilighters

unknown (tenor sax, piano, bass, drums, choir) Tony Allen (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, September 26, 1961
K16012Come-A, Come-A, BabyBethlehem 3002
K16013Just Like Before-
K16014It Hurts Me SoBethlehem 3004
K16015The Trakey-Doo-
* Bethlehem 3002   Tony Allen - Come-A, Come-A, Baby / Just Like Before
* Bethlehem 3004   Tony Allen - It Hurts Me So / The Trakey-Doo

Mexie Marlowe

Mexie Marlowe (vocals) unidentified orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, December 22, 1961
K16049I Had The Craziest DreamKing LP 799
K16050Since We've MetBethlehem 3035; King LP 799
K16051The More I See YouKing LP 799
K16052All The Way-
K16053Your LoveBethlehem 3035; King LP 799
K16054Don't Take Your Love From MeKing LP 799
K16055The Man I Love-
K16056I Wanna Be Loved-
K16057One For My Baby-
K16058For All We Know-
K16059I Cover The Waterfront-
K16060Body And Soul-
* Bethlehem 3035   Mexie Marlowe - Since We've Met / Your Love
* King LP 799   Mexie Marlowe (no details)

Harold Ousley Sextet

Julian Priester (trombone) Harold Ousley (tenor sax) Charles Davis (baritone sax) Phil Wright (piano) Thomas Williams (bass) Walter Oerkins (drums)
NYC, 1961
Paris SundayBethlehem BCP-6059
Davachan-
At Last-
Lush Life-
Struttin' To Truckin'-
Dall-A-Vonn-
Porter's Groove-
* Bethlehem BCP-6059   Harold Ousley - Tenor Sax

1962

Pete And Repeat

Pete And Repeat (vocal duo) unidentified orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, May 18, 1962
K16084Sweetest Thing You Ever Seenunissued
K16085Hip City SlickerBethlehem 3006
K16086But I Still Do-
K16087Ra Ra Roo (My Dog Is Barking)Bethlehem 3038
* Bethlehem 3006   Pete And Repeat - Hip City Slicker / But I Still Do
* Bethlehem 3038   Pete And Repeat - Ra Ra Roo (My Dog Is Barking) / Girl, You Had A Thing Goin'

Doug Johnson And The Outlaws

Doug Johnson And The Outlaws
July 3, 1962
K11254Slip KnotBethlehem 3047
K11255Quick Sand-
K11256The Woman I Loveunissued
K11257What To Do-
* Bethlehem 3047   Doug Johnson And The Outlaws - Slip Knot / Quick Sand

Billy Washington

Billy Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, October 3, 1962
K16088You Left Me Something (To Remember You)Bethlehem 3044
K16089Third Finger Left Hand-
* Bethlehem 3044   Billy Washington - You Left Me Something (To Remember You) / Third Finger Left Hand

Pete And Repeat

Pete And Repeat (vocal duo) unidentified orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, October 3, 1962
K16090Early In The Morning, Late At Nightunissued
K16091Girl, You Had A Thing Goin'Bethlehem 3038
* Bethlehem 3038   Pete And Repeat - Ra Ra Roo (My Dog Is Barking) / Girl, You Had A Thing Goin'

Milt Buckner Quartet

Gene Redd (vibes) Milt Buckner (organ) Bill Willis (bass) Phillip Paul (drums)
Cincinnati, OH, November 26, 1962
K11374MistyBethlehem BCP-6072
K11375Why Don't You Do RightBethlehem 3075, BCP-6072
K11376I Left My Heart In San FranciscoBethlehem 3066, BCP-6072
K11377All Blues-
K11378Take FiveBethlehem BCP-6072
* Bethlehem BCP-6072   The New World Of Milt Buckner
* Bethlehem 3075   Milt Buckner - Why Don't You Do Right / Fever
* Bethlehem 3066   Milt Buckner - I Left My Heart In San Francisco / All Blues

Charlie Moore And Bill Napier

Charlie Moore, Bill Napier (vocals) and others
December 28, 1962
K11391Trick Drivers QueenKing 5782, LP 828, LP 866, LP 936, LP 1050
K11392Georgia BoundKing 5883, LP 828
K11393Country TwistBethlehem 3064; King LP 828
K11394It Hurts To See You GoKing LP 828
K11395Florida Pickin'-
K11396Sing Along With MitchBethlehem 3064; King LP 828
K11397Twilight SwampKing LP 828, LP 862
K11398In A World Of Broken HeartsKing 5782, LP 828
K11399No Longer A Sweetheart Of MineKing LP 828
K11400When The Roses Bloom AgainKing LP 828, LP 982
K11401Columbus Stockade BluesKing LP 828
K11402Gathering Flowers From The Hillside-
K11403Lonesome Wind Blues-
K11404My Dear OneKing 5926, LP 828
* Bethlehem 3064   Charlie Moore, Bill Napier - Country Twist / Sing Along With Mitch
* King 5782   Charlie Moore, Bill Napier - Trick Drivers Queen / In A World Of Broken Hearts
* King 5883   Charlie Moore, Bill Napier - Georgia Bound / ???
* King 5926   Charlie Moore, Bill Napier - My Dear One / ???
* King LP 828, LP 866, LP 936, LP 1050, LP 862, LP 982   Charlie Moore And Bill Napier (no details)

The Ascots

The Ascots (vocal group) unidentified orchestra
Cincinnati, OH, 1962
K11250She DidBethlehem 3046
K11251Hip Talk-
K11252(Darling I'll See You) TonightKing 5679
K11253I Don't Care One Bit-
* Bethlehem 3046   The Ascots - She Did / Hip Talk
* King 5679   The Ascots - (Darling I'll See You) Tonight / I Don't Care One Bit

Ramblin' Red Bailey

Ramblin' Red Bailey (vocals) unknown (vocal group) unidentified orchestra
circa 1962
K11224Open The WindowBethlehem 3008
K11225Pretty Juke Box-
* Bethlehem 3008   Ramblin' Red Bailey - Open The Window / Pretty Juke Box

1963 (10th anniversary)

Milt Buckner Quartet

Gene Redd (vibes) Milt Buckner (organ) Bill Willis (bass) Phillip Paul (drums)
Cincinnati, OH, March 5, 1963
K11453FeverBethlehem 3075; King LP 837; Bethlehem BCP-6072
K11454Kansas CityBethlehem BCP-6072
K11455Pick Yourself Up-
K11456Moon River-
K11457Fly Me To The MoonKing LP 837; Bethlehem BCP-6072
* King LP 837   Various Artists - Giants Of Jazz Organ
* Bethlehem BCP-6072   The New World Of Milt Buckner
* Bethlehem 3075   Milt Buckner - Why Don't You Do Right / Fever

Jay Busby

Jay Busby, and others
circa 1963?
K11740Apple Cider, Apple CiderBethlehem 3086
K11741(Oh Listen) Baby You Done Me Wrongunissued
K11742Cadillac Mama-
K11743Don't Let The Blues Get You DownBethlehem 3086
* Bethlehem 3086   Jay Busby - Apple Cider, Apple Cider / Don't Let The Blues Get You Down

1964

Lue Renney

Lue Renney, and others
Cincinnati, OH, January 27, 1964
K11820Ya Ha Ya HiBethlehem 3085
K11821Your Wiggle And Your Giggle-
* Bethlehem 3085   Lue Renney - Ya Ha Ya Hi / Your Wiggle And Your Giggle

The Night Owls

The Night Owls, and others
Cincinnati, OH, June 5, 1964
K11888Let's Go AgainBethlehem 3087
K11889Bells Ring-
* Bethlehem 3087   The Night Owls - Let's Go Again / Bells Ring

1968 (15th anniversary)

Dee Felice

Dee Felice (drums) and others
circa 1968?
K12833Che Cangaunissued
K12834Mercy, Mercy, Mercy-
K12835Both Sides Now-
K12836Flying-
K12837O C D-
K12838The Crickets Sing-
K12839Wichita LinemanBethlehem 3093
K12840Where Am I Goingunissued
K12841Summer In The CityBethlehem BCP-10000
K12842In HeartBethlehem 3093, BCP-10000
K12843Stormyunissued
* Bethlehem BCP-10000   Dee Felice - In Heart
* Bethlehem 3093   Dee Felice - Wichita Lineman / In Heart

1969

James Brown (without Brown)

Joe Davis or Waymon Reed, Richard Griffeth (trumpet) Fred Wesley (trombone) Alfred Ellis (alto sax) Maceo Parker (tenor sax) St. Clair Pinkney (baritone sax) Alphonso Kellum, Jimmy Nolen (guitar) Charles Sherrell (electric bass) Nate Jones or Clyde Stubblefield (drums) James Brown (vocals)
Cincinnati, OH, February 12, 1969
K12926UncleKing LP 1051
K12927There Was A TimeKing LP 1051; Bethlehem 3095
* Bethlehem 3095   James Brown - There Was A Time / Oh Happy Day
* King LP 1051   James Brown (without Brown) (no details)

Wayne Cochran Band

Wayne Cochran Band
Cincinnati, OH, March 24, 1969
K12951Critics' ChoiceBethlehem BS-10002
K12952Ode To Billy Joe-
K12953Molasses-
K12954I Was-
* Bethlehem BS-10002   Wayne Cochran - High And Ridin'

Wayne Cochran Band

Wayne Cochran Band: same personnel
Cincinnati, OH, March 25, 1969
K12955Sister SadieBethlehem BS-10002
K12956Better Get It In Your Soul-
K12957Hey Jude / Eleanor RigbyBethlehem 3097, BS-10002
* Bethlehem BS-10002   Wayne Cochran - High And Ridin'
* Bethlehem 3097   Wayne Cochran - Hey Jude/Eleanor Rigby / ???

Wayne Cochran Band

Wayne Cochran Band: same personnel
Cincinnati, OH, March 26, 1969
K12958SatisfactionBethlehem BS-10002
K12959Shufflerunissued
* Bethlehem BS-10002   Wayne Cochran - High And Ridin'

Dee Felice Trio

Frank Vincent (piano) Lee Tucker (electric bass) Dee Felice (drums)
Cincinnati, OH, April 25, 1969
K13036Oh Happy DayBethlehem 3095, BCP-10000
* Bethlehem BCP-10000   Dee Felice - In Heart
* Bethlehem 3095   James Brown - There Was A Time / Oh Happy Day

Dee Felice Trio

Frank Vincent (piano) Lee Tucker (electric bass) Dee Felice (drums): same personnel
circa 1969?
K12928NeverBethlehem 3094, BCP-10000
same session
K12945All The TimeBethlehem BCP-10000
K12946Uncle-
K12947There Was A Time-
* Bethlehem BCP-10000   Dee Felice - In Heart
* Bethlehem 3094   Dee Felice - Never / ???

1970

James Brown

James Brown (vocals) unidentified brass, rhythm and strings, David Matthews (director)
Cincinnati, OH, March 2, 1970
K13504A Man Has To Go Back To The Cross RoadsBethlehem 3098; King LP 1127
* Bethlehem 3098   James Brown - A Man Has To Go Back To The Cross Roads / The Drunk, Part 2
* King LP 1127   James Brown (no details)

Arthur Prysock

Arthur Prysock (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Bill McElhiney (arranger, director)
Nashville, TN, April 8, 1970
K13513Let Them TalkKing LP 1134
K13514That's All-
K13515I Wonder Why-
K13516It Ain't No Big ThingKing 6354, LP 1134
K13517Raindrops Keep Falling On My HeadKing LP 1134
K13518Funny (Not Much)-
K13519Talk To Me, Talk To Me-
K13520Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You-
K13521UnforgettableKing 6353, LP 1134
K13522My Home Is No Home Without YouKing 6315, LP 1134
K13523Funny WorldBethlehem 3100; King LP 1134
K13524Lord Is That MeKing 6315
* Bethlehem 3100   Arthur Prysock - Funny World / ???
* King 6354   Arthur Prysock - It Ain't No Big Thing / ???
* King 6353   Arthur Prysock - Unforgettable / ???
* King 6315   Arthur Prysock - My Home Is No Home Without You / Lord Is That Me
* King LP 1134   Arthur Prysock (no details)

James Brown

James Brown (vocals) and others
Cincinnati, OH, May 20, 1970
K13634The Drunk, Part 1unissued
K13635The Drunk, Part 2Bethlehem 3098
* Bethlehem 3098   James Brown - A Man Has To Go Back To The Cross Roads / The Drunk, Part 2

Others

Sy Oliver And His Orchestra

Sy Oliver And His Orchestra
unknown location, date
TraumereiBethlehem BEP-103, BCP-6037
Modern Liebestraum-
FlamingoBethlehem BEP-103
Sheherezade-
* Bethlehem BCP-6037   Various Artists - Big Band Contrast
* Bethlehem BEP-103   The Arrangements Of Sy Oliver

King All Stars

Smokey Hogs, and others
unknown location, date
Keep A WalkingBethlehem BCP-6071
* Bethlehem BCP-6071   Various Artists - Blues 'N' Folk