Mercury Records Catalog: 20800/60800 series

Mercury 20800/60800 series B (12 inch LP)

MG 20800   Roland Kirk - Reeds And Deeds

Virgil Jones (trumpet) Charles Greenlea (trombone) Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute) Harold Mabern (piano) Abdullah Rafik (bass) Walter Perkins (drums)
NYC, February 25, 1963
25706Land Of Peace
25707Lonesome August Child
25708Limbo Boat
25709Hay Ro
25710Waltz Of The Friends
Virgil Jones (trumpet) Tom McIntosh (trombone) Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute) Harold Mabern (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Walter Perkins (drums) Benny Golson (arranger)
NYC, February 26, 1963
25711This Is Always
25712Reeds And Deeds
25713Song Of The Countrymen
** also issued on Mercury SR 60800.

MG 20801   Benny Golson - Turning Point

Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
NYC, October 30, 1962
22471 | PB5293Alone Together
22472 | PB5294Turning Point
22473 | PB5295Three Little Words
same personnel
NYC, October 31, 1962
22474 | PB5296The Masquerade Is Over
22475 | PB5297Stella By Starlight
same personnel
NYC, November 1, 1962
22476 | PB5298How Am I To Know
22477 | PB5299Dear Kathy
** also issued on Mercury SR 60801.
** part of Mosaic MD7-225.

MG 20802   The Great Hits Of Leroy Van Dyke

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60802.

MG 20803   Erroll Garner - Best Of Garner

Erroll Garner (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, September 8, 1949
1009-a2 | 11556Scatterbrain
Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Doc West (drums)
NYC, April 12, 1950
1259 | 10392Lazy River
Erroll Garner (piano) Wyatt Ruther (bass) Eugene "Fats" Heard (drums)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, July 27, 1954
10850All Of A Sudden (My Heart Sings)
10851I've Got The World On A String
Erroll Garner (piano) Wyatt Ruther (bass) Eugene "Fats" Heard (drums) Candido (congas -1)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, July, 1954
1. 10841Imagination
2. 10842Oh, Lady Be Good
Erroll Garner (piano)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, March 14, 1955
11383A Cottage For Sale
11398Don't Be That Way
** also issued on Mercury SR 60803.

MG 20804   Del Wood - Piano Roll Blues

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60804.

MG 20805   Lesley Gore - I'll Cry If I Want To

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60805.

MG 20806   The Shacklefords - Until You've Heard ... You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60806.

MG 20807   not used

MG 20808   The Platters Sing ... !Latino!

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60808.

MG 20809   Various Artists - Original Golden Hits Of The Great Groups

Gus Backus, William Blakely, David Lerchey, Clarence Quick, Norman Wright (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Carl Stevens (conductor)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, May, 1957
15541Come Along With Me
** also issued on Mercury SR 60809.

MG 20810   Various Artists - Hit Motion Picture Themes

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60810.

MG 20811   Various Artists - Broadway's Big Hits

Al DeRisi, Joe Newman, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, Tom Mitchell, Santo Russo, Kai Winding (trombone) Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin, Paul Ingraham, Fred Klein, Bob Northern, Willie Ruff, Julius Watkins (French horn) Jay McAllister, Bill Stanley (tuba) Charles McCoy (harmonica) Al Cohn, Budd Johnson, Roland Kirk, Walt Levinsky, James Moody, Romeo Penque, Seldon Powell, Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims, Frank Wess, Phil Woods (woodwinds) Patti Bown, Lalo Schifrin, Bobby Scott (piano, organ) Kenny Burrell, Jim Hall, Sam Herman, Wayne Wright (guitar) Art Davis, George Duvivier, Milt Hinton, Major Holley, Ben Tucker, Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins, Osie Johnson, Ed Shaughnessy (drums) James Johnson (timpani) Bill Costa, Jack Del Rio, George Devens, Charles Gomez, Jose Paula (percussion) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, June 15, 1962
25135A Taste Of Honey
** also issued on Mercury SR 60811.

MG 20812   Terry Gibbs - Plays Jewish Melodies In Jazztime

Sam Kutcher (trombone) Ramon "Ray" Musiker (clarinet) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone, marimba) Alice Coltrane as Alice McLeod, Alan Logan (piano) Herman Wright (bass) Bobby Pike (drums) Sol Gage (drums, marimba)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, January 11 & 12, 1963
22686Papirossen (Cigarettes)
22687Shaine Une Zees (Pretty &amp / Sweet)
22688My Yiddische Momme
22690And The Angels Sing
Gage plays (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, January 12 or March 11, 1963
22823Nyah Shere (New Dance)
22824Vuloch (Folk Dance)
22825Kazachok (Russian Dance)
22826Bei Mir Bist Du Schon
22827S&S
** also issued on Mercury SR 60812.

MG 20813   Various Artists - Irving Berlin Songs

Harry Edison (trumpet) Billy Eckstine, Sarah Vaughan (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Hal Mooney (conductor)
NYC, April 25, 1957
15328Alexander's Ragtime Band
15334Always
Eddie Heywood (piano) Albert Lucas (bass) Bobby Donaldson, David "Panama" Francis (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, March, 1960?
19844Cheek To Cheek
Brook Benton (vocals) unidentified orchestra, including strings, Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, March 7, 1962
24320Let Me Sing And I'm Happy
** also issued on Mercury SR 60813.

MG 20815   Boris Karloff - Tales Of The Frightened, Vol. 1

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60815.

MG 20816   Boris Karloff - Tales Of The Frightened, Vol. 2

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60816.

MG 20818   Damita Jo - This One's For Me

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60818.

MG 20821   Josh White - The Beginning, Vol. 2

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60821.

MG 20822   Big Bill Broonzy Memorial

Ransom Knowling (bass) Big Bill Broonzy (vocals, guitar)
Chicago, IL, November 8, 1951
4522Stump Blues
4523Get Back
4524Willie Mae
Oett "Sax" Mallard (alto saxophone) Bill Casimir (tenor saxophone) Bob Call (piano) Big Bill Broonzy (guitar, vocals) Ransom Knowling (bass) Judge Riley (drums)
Chicago, IL, November 9, 1951
4530Southbound Train
Ernest "Big" Crawford (bass) Big Bill Broonzy (vocals, guitar)
Chicago, IL, December 10, 1951
4649John Henry
4651Bill Bailey
4653Blue Tail Fly
4655In The Evening
** also issued on Mercury SR 60822.

MG 20823   Terry Gibbs - El Nutto (not released)

Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Alice Coltrane as Alice McLeod (piano) Herman Wright (bass) John Dentz (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, April 15, 1963
22913Hey Pretty
22914El Flippo
22915The Nightie Night Waltz
22916Sleepy Head Blues
22917The Young Ones
22918Little "S"
22919El Nutto
22920Lonely Days
22921Just For Laughs
22922Little "C"
** transfered to Mercury SR 608223.

MG 20826   Various Artists - Original Golden Hits Of The Great Blues Singers

King Curtis (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Sammy Price (piano) George Barnes, Al Caiola (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) Chuck Willis (vocals, guitar) The Cues (vocal group) Reggie Obrecht (director)
NYC, February 14, 1958
2978What Am I Living For
** also issued on Mercury SR 60826.

MG 20827   Clifford Brown - Remember Clifford

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Richie Powell (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums) 6 violins, 2 violas, 1 cello, Neal Hefti (arranger, conductor)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 18, 1955
11118-4Yesterdays
same personnel
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 19, 1955
11121-11Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
11122-8Laura
same personnel
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 20, 1955
11126-4Willow Weep For Me
11127-7Stardust
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 23, 1955
11359-7Take The "A" Train
same personnel
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 24, 1955
11363-15If I Love Again
same personnel
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 25, 1955
11366-2Cherokee (Indian Love Song)
11368-4Sandu
Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) replaces Land
NYC, February 17, 1956
12460-8Time
** also issued on Mercury SR 60827.

MG 20829   Dinah Washington - The Good Old Days

Bob Merrill, Cootie Williams (trumpet) Robert Cole (alto saxophone) William Parker (tenor saxophone) Arnold Jarvis (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Leonard Swain (bass) Sylvester "Vess" Payne (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
NYC, December 30, 1947
1592-1Record Ban Blues
Willie Cook or Elmon Wright (trumpet) Matthew Gee or Charles Greenlea (trombone) John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) John Acea (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
NYC, September 27, 1949
2998-1Shuckin' And Jivin'
Clyde Reasinger, Tom Reeves (trumpet) Art Pearlman, Roger White (trombone) Ed Freeman (alto saxophone) Bob Hardaway, Bob Robinson (tenor saxophone) John Koch (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly or Ike Carpenter (piano) Chuck Norris (guitar) Joe O'Rear (bass) Dick Stanton (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) Ike Carpenter (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, June 1, 1951
4367-6What's The Matter With Baby
omit Norris
Los Angeles, CA, June 2, 1951
4374-2I'm Crying
unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto saxophone) Wardell Gray, unknown, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) unknown (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1952
4734-7When The Sun Goes Down
Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra
Chicago, IL, 1952
9036My Devotion
unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto saxophone) unknown (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) possibly Beryl Booker (piano) possibly Keter Betts (bass) possibly Jimmy Cobb (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Chicago, IL, early 1953
9582Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) possibly Wynton Kelly (piano) Jackie Davis (organ) Keter Betts (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Candido (bongos) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified brass
NYC, June 10, 1953
9791-9Go Pretty Daddy
9797I Ain't Goin' To Cry No More
unknown (trumpet) unknown (tenor saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unknown (bongos) Dinah Washington (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
circa June-July, 1953
9920Set Me Free
Clark Terry (trumpet) Eddie Chamblee (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Jackie Davis (organ) Mickey Baker (guitar) Keter Betts (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
NYC, February 5, 1954
10243Old Man's Darlin'
possibly Clark Terry (trumpet) possibly George Barnes (guitar) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra
circa March, 1954
10388One Arabian Night
** originally intended as Mercury MG 20622, SR 60622.
** also issued on Mercury SR 60829.

MG 20830   Brook Benton - Best Ballads Of Broadway

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60830.

MG 20831   Sarah Vaughan - Sassy Swings The Tivoli

Kirk Stuart (piano) Charles Williams (bass) George Hughes (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals)
"Tivoli Gardens Concert Hall", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 18, 1963
29209I Feel Pretty
29238Misty
29239What Is This Thing Called Love
29240Lover Man
29241Sometimes I'm Happy
29242Won't You Come Home, Bill Bailey
29243Tenderly
29244Sassy's Blues
29245Polka Dots And Moonbeams
29246I Cried For You
** also issued on Mercury SR 60831.

MG 20832   Xavier Cugat - Cugi's Cocktails

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60832.

MG 20833   The Buddy DeFranco - Tommy Gumina Quartet - Pol-Y-Tones

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Tommy Gumina (accordion) John Doling (bass) John Guerin (drums, percussion)
World Pacific Studios, Hollywood, CA, July 1, 2 & 15, 1963
29509Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year
29510My Man's Gone Now
29511Gravy Waltz
29512I Remember Bird
29513Bus Driver In The Sky
29514My Ship
29515Nica's Dream
29516When I Fall In Love
29526Nica's Dream (short version)
** also issued on Mercury SR 60833.

MG 20835   Shirley Horn With Horn

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60835.

MG 20836   The Ballad Side Of George Jones

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60836.

MG 20838   The Chad Mitchell Trio - Singin' Our Minds

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60838.

MG 20839   The Three Sounds - Some Like It Modern

Gene Harris (piano) Andy Simpkins (bass) Bill Dowdy (drums)
NYC, July 17 & 18, 1963
29105Ceasar And Cleopatra Theme
29106Lazy River
29107After Hours
29108There's Something Nice About The Rain
29109Let's Dance
29110On The Sunny Side Of The Street
29111Mr. Lucky
29112I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
29113Way Down Front
29114Sentimental Journey
29115Elbows And Armpits
** also issued on Mercury SR 60839, (J) PHCE 6012.

MG 20840   Faron Young - Aims At The West

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60840.

MG 20843   Buddie Emmons - Steel Guitar Jazz

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60843, (J) PHCE 6009.

MG 20844   The Roland Kirk Quartet Meets The Benny Golson Orchestra

Virgil Jones, Richard Williams (trumpet) Charles Greenlea, Tom McIntosh (trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute) Harold Mabern (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Albert Heath (drums) Benny Golson (arranger, conductor)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, June 11, 1963
25797Ecclusiastics
25798By Myself
25799Roland Speaks
25800A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
25801Variations On A Theme By Hindemith
Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute) Harold Mabern (piano -1/4) Abdullah Rafik (bass -1/4) Sonny Brown (drums -1/4)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, June 12, 1963
1. 25802I've Got Your Number
2. 25803Between The Fourth And The Fifth Step
3. 25804April Morning
4. 25805Get In The Basement
5. 25806Abstract Improvisation
** also issued on Mercury SR 60844.

MG 20845   Don Tiare And Orch Exotiqu - The Music Of Les Baxter

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60845.

MG 20847   Anita Carter Of The Carter Family

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60847.

MG 20849   Lesley Gore Sings Of Mixed-Up Hearts

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60849.

MG 20850   not used

MG 20851   not used

MG 20854   Bobby Scott - 108 Pounds Of Heartache

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60854.

MG 20855   Harry Simeone - The Wonderful Songs Of Folk

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60855.

MG 20856   Jerry Byrd - Blue Hawaiian Steel Guitar

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60856.

MG 20857   Various Artists - Hootenanny Bluegrass Style

Joe Shoemate (fiddle) Earl Scruggs (banjo) Mac Wiseman (guitar) Lester Flatt (guitar, vocals) Howard Watts (bass)
WROL Studio, Knoxville, TN, fall 1948
2034My Cabin In Caroline
Art Wooten (fiddle) Curly Seckler (mandolin) Earl Scruggs (banjo) Lester Flatt (guitar, vocals) Howard Watts (bass)
Cincinnati, OH, April-May, 1949
2608Bouquet In Heaven
Benny Sims (fiddle) replaces Wooten
Cincinnati, OH, December 11, 1949
2665Foggy Mountain Breakdown
** also issued on Mercury SR 60857.

MG 20858   The Country Gentleman - Folk Session Inside

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60858.

MG 20859   Erroll Garner With Full Orchestra - Music From The Paramount Motion Picture "A New Kind Of Love"

Bob Enevoldsen, Carroll "Cappy" Lewis, Dick Nash, Dick Noel (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Gene Cipriano, Buddy Collette, Chuck Gentry, Harry Klee, Ronnie Lang, Ted Nash (reeds, woodwinds) Erroll Garner (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker, Irving Cottler, Alvin Stoller (drums, percussion) 4 violas, 4 celli, harp, Leith Stevens (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, July, 1963
30609Theme From A New Kind Of Love
30610Mimi
30611Louise
30612Fashion Interlude
30613Steve's Song
30614Paris Mist
30615You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me
30616In The Park In Paree
30617Paris Mist (Bossa Nova)
30618The Tease
** also issued on Mercury SR 60859.

MG 20862   The Smothers Brothers - Curb Your Toung, Knave

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60862.

MG 20863   Quincy Jones - Explores Music Of Henry Mancini

Jimmy Maxwell, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Billy Byers, Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Quentin Jackson, Tony Studd (trombone) Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington, Tony Miranda, Bob Northern (French horn) Harvey Phillips (tuba) Roland Kirk, Jerome Richardson, Stan Webb (woodwinds) Margaretha Ross (harp) Gary Burton (vibraphone) Bobby Scott (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Martin Groupp (percussion) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 5, 1964
Days Of Wine And Roses
Moon River
Dreamsville
(I Love You) And Don't You Forget It
John Bello, Jimmy Maxwell, Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (trumpet) Billy Byers, Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Quentin Jackson, Tony Studd (trombone) George Berg, Roland Kirk, Romeo Penque, Seldon Powell, Jerome Richardson, Phil Woods (woodwinds) Gary Burton (vibraphone) Bobby Scott (piano) Vincent Bell (guitar) Milt Hinton, Major Holley (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Phil Kraus (percussion) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 6, 1964
Charade
Peter Gunn
** also issued on Mercury SR 60863.

MG 20864   Dave Van Ronk - Ragtime Jug Stompers

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60864.

MG 20879   The Freedom Singers - We Shall Overcome

Bertha Gober, Rutha Harris, Bernice Johnson, Charles Neblett, Cordell Hull Reagon (vocals)
maybe Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, maybe October 7, 1963
29392We Shall Not Be Moved
29461We Shall Overcome (LP version)
same personnel
maybe Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, maybe October 15, 1963
29410Dogs (The Dog Song)
29411Woke Up
29412I'm A Man Of Constant Sorrow
29413Sylvie
29414Pick A Bale Of Cotton
29415Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around
29416Cotton-Eyed Joe
29417Get On Board
29418Freedom Train
29419This Little Light Of Mine
** also issued on Mercury SR 60879.

MG 20883   Roy Drusky - Songs Of The Cities

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60883.

MG 20886   Brook Benton - Born To Sing The Blues

Brook Benton (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Luchi De Jesus (arranger, conductor)
November 28 & 29, 1963
Born To Sing The Blues
Daddy Knows
Why Don't You Write Me
So Little Time
Since I Met You Baby
The Sun's Gonna Shine In My Door
After Midnight (That's When I Miss You The Most)
Every Goodbye Ain't Gone
I Worry 'Bout You
God Bless The Child
Nobody Knows (And Nobody Seems To Care)
I'll Never Be Free
** also issued on Mercury SR 60886.

MG 20887   The Clebanoff Strings - A Film Concert

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60887.

MG 20888   Xavier Cugat - Cugat Caricatures

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60888.

MG 20889   Moms Mabley - Out On A Limb

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60889.

MG 20891   The Chad Mitchell Trio - Reflecting

Jacob Ander (guitar) Paul Prestopino (guitar, mandolin, banjo) Joe Frazier, Mike Kobluk, Chad Mitchell (vocals) Milt Okun (arranger)
probably maybe 1963
Barry's Boys
The Virgin Mary
The Tarrier Song
What Did You Learn In School Today
The Hip Song (It Does Not Pay To Be Hip)
The Banks Of Sicily
Tell Old Bill
Queen Elinor's Confession
Stewball
The First Time Ever
Medley: In The Summer Of His Years / Rally Round The Flag
The Sinking Of Reuben James
** also issued on Mercury SR 60891.

MG 20892   not used

MG 20893   The Platters - Encore Of Golden Hits Of The Groups

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60893.

MG 20894   Roland Kirk - Kirk In Copenhagen

Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, flute, manzello, stritch, nose flute, siren) Sonny Boy Williamson (harmonica -5) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen or Don Moore (bass) J.C. Moses (drums)
"Club Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, October, 1963
1.Narrow Bolero
2.No Title, No. 1
3.Cabin In The Sky
4.On The Corner Of King And Scott Streets
5.The Monkey Thing
6.Mingus-Griff Song
7.Mood Indigo
8.Rock-A-Bye Baby / The Nearness Of You / No Title, No. 3
9.Half A Triple
** also issued on Mercury SR 60894.

MG 20895   The Glaciers - From Sea To Ski

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60895.

MG 20896   Faron Young - Story Songs For Country Folks

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60896.

MG 20897   not used

MG 20899   Dave Dudley - Songs About The Working Man

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60899.