Mercury Records Catalog: 20900/60900 series

Mercury 20900/60900 series B (12 inch LP)

MG 20900   The Buddy DeFranco - Tommy Gumina Quartet - The Girl From Ipanema

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Tommy Gumina (accordion) Don Mambio (guitar) Lee Burrows (bass) Dickie Borden (drums, vibes)
Milwaukee, WI, late 1964
31589I Love You
31591The Girl From Ipanema
31592Never On Friday
31593My Old Flame
31594'Round Midnight
31595Lunar Lunacy
31596It Could Happen To You
31597Spring Is Here
31598Satin Doll
** also issued on Mercury SR 60900.

MG 20901   Lesley Gore - Boys, Boys, Boys

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60901.

MG 20902   Clyde McPhatter - Songs Of The Big City

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60902.

MG 20903   Diane Ray - Exciting Years

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60903.

MG 20904   The Smothers Brothers - It Must Have Been Something I Said!

Dick Smothers, Tom Smothers (vocals, guitar)
probably "The Ice House", Pasadena, CA, maybe 1963-1964
Slithery Dee
Hiawatha
The Shrimp
Crabs Walk Sideways
Michael, Row The Boat Ashore
Civil War Song
Jenny Brown
Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair
Population Explosion
Anne Marie And Jean Pierre
Carnival
** also issued on Mercury SR 60904.

MG 20905   Big Bill Broonzy - Remembering Big Bill

Ransom Knowling (bass) Big Bill Broonzy (vocals, guitar)
Chicago, IL, November 8, 1951
4521-2Hey Hey
4525-1Walkin' Down A Lonesome Road
4527I Know She Will
Ernest "Big" Crawford (bass) Big Bill Broonzy (vocals, guitar)
Chicago, IL, December 10, 1951
4650Crawdad
4652Make Me Get Away
** also issued on Mercury SR 60905.

MG 20906   George Jones - Blue And Lonesome

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60906.

MG 20907   Moms Mabley - Mom's The Word

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60907.

MG 20908   Just Dave Van Ronk

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60908.

MG 20909   Patti Page - Blue Dream Street

Patti Page (vocals) unidentified brass, rhythm and strings, Jack Rael (conductor)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, 1955
17154On The Sunny Side Of The Street
17194Birth Of The Blues
17239Basin Street Blues
17242Dream A Little Dream Of Me
17247Route 66
17251Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
** also issued on Mercury SR 60909.

MG 20910   Eddy Howard - Intimately Yours

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60910.

MG 20911   Max Roach - The Many Sides Of Max

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) George Coleman (tenor sax) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, January 22, 1959
18128-9Lepa
18129-7Connie's Bounce
18137-5Prelude
18138-11Bemsha Swing
18139-5Tympanalli
18140-4There's No You
18141-7A Little Sweet
** originally intended as Mercury MG 20457, SR 60140.
** also issued on Mercury SR 60911; Universal (J) UCCM-9125.

MG 20914   The Searchers - Hear! Hear!

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60914.

MG 20916   Billy Eckstine - The Modern Sound Of Mr. B

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60916.

MG 20917   Alone With Ronnie Gilbert

Eric Weissberg (banjo) Ernie Calabria, Lou Misciagna (guitar) Sam Brown (guitar, arranger, director) Bill Lee (bass) Maurice Monk (drums) Ronnie Gilbert (vocals)
April, 1964?
31902Power And Glory
31903My Favorite Things
31905What's That I Hear
31906The Honey Wind Blows
31907Masters Of War
31908Holler
31909Every Night When The Sun Goes Down
31910Long About Now
31911Boring Day
31912Turn! Turn! Turn!
** also issued on Mercury SR 60917.

MG 20918   Brook Benton - On The Country Side

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60918.

MG 20921   The Three Sounds - Live At The Living Room

Gene Harris (piano) Andy Simpkins (bass) Bill Dowdy (drums)
NYC, 1965
32277Glory Of Love
32278Once In A Lifetime
32279Green's
32280Blues For Big Scotia
32281Blues For My Baby
32282Hymn To Freedom
32284Blues
32285Mississippi Mud
32286Willow Weep For Me
** also issued on Mercury SR 60921.

MG 20925   Sil Austin Plays Pretty Melodies Of The World

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60925.

MG 20926   David Carroll - Music Makes Me Want To Dance!

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60926.

MG 20928   Dinah Washington, Quincy Jones - Queen And Quincy

Ernie Royal, Charlie Shavers, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone, vibes, bongos) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson (trombone) Tom Mitchell (bass trombone) Hal McKusick, Anthony Ortega (alto sax) Jerome Richardson, Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Sleepy Anderson (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November 21, 1956
14385You Let My Love Get Cold
** also issued on Mercury SR 60928.

MG 20931   Faron Young - Country Dance Favorites

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60931.

MG 20934   Brook Benton - This Bitter Earth

Brook Benton (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, December, 1959
19549This Bitter Earth
same personnel
maybe 1961
20781It's Too Late To Turn Back Now
Brook Benton (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Luchi De Jesus (arranger, conductor)
August, 1964
33825Learning To Love Again
33826Lumberjack
33827What Is A Woman Without A Man
33828Fire Brown Frame
33829I Had It
33830Don't Do What I Did (Do What I Say)
same personnel
1964
33806Do It Right
33807Please, Please Make It Easy
33808What Else Do You Want From Me
33809There's No Fool Like An Old Fool
** also issued on Mercury SR 60934.

MG 20935   David Carroll And His Kookettes - Golden Oldies For Today's Teens

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60935.

MG 20937   George Jones - Country And Western #1 Male Singer

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60937.

MG 20938   Quincy Jones - Golden Boy

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60938; Universal (J) UCCM-9153.

MG 20939   Roland Kirk - Gifts And Messages

Roland Kirk (tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute, siren, oboe) Horace Parlan (piano) Michael Fleming (bass) Steve Ellington (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1964
31638The Things I Love
31639Petite Fleur
31640March On, Swan Lake
31641Tears Sent By You
31642My Heart At Thy Sweet Voice
31643Gifts And Messages
31644Hip Chops
31645Blues For C&T
31646Where Does The Blame Lie
31647Vertigo Ro
** also issued on Mercury SR 60939.

MG 20940   The Hondells - Go Little Honda

The Hondells: featuring Richie Burns and three others, Gary Usher (arranger)
1964
Little Honda
Mean Streak
A Guy Without Wheels
The Wild One
Haulin' Honda
Hot Rod High
Death Valley Run
Two Wheel Show Stopper
Black Boots And Bikes
Ridin' Trails
Hon-Da Beach Party
Rip's Bike
** also issued on Mercury SR 60940.

MG 20941   Sarah Vaughan - Viva! Vaughan

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60941.

MG 20943   Lesley Gore - Girl Talk

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60943; Wing SRW 16350.

MG 20944   The Slightly Irreverent Mitchell Trio

Paul Prestopino (banjo) Jacob Ander (guitar) John Frigo (bass) Joe Frazier, Mike Kobluk, Chad Mitchell (vocals) Milt Okun (arranger)
probably maybe 1964
A Dying Business
Stewball And Griselda
Mandy Lane
The Alabama Song
When I Was A Young Man
An African Song (On That Great Civilized Morning)
I Can't Help But Wonder
The Draft Dodger Rag
If I Gave You
The Pride Of Petrovar
Rhymes For The Irreverent: 1. Yevtushenko / 2. Less Majeste / 3. For The Man Of Extinction / 4. Achtung! / 5. Red, White And Blue Cross / 6. Shall I Write A Letter To My Congressman / 7. Back To The Drawing Board
** also issued on Mercury SR 60944.

MG 20952   Patti Page - The Nearness Of You

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60952.

MG 20953   Richard Hayman - Harmonica Holiday

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60953.

MG 20961   not used

MG 20964   Various Artists - Dancing Discotheque

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jerome Richardson (alto flute, flute, woodwinds) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums) Carlos Gomez, Jose Paula, Jack Del Rio (percussion) unidentified horn and brass, Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, September 8, 1962
22143Desafinado
** also issued on Mercury SR 60964.

MG 20965   Billy Lee Riley - Big Harmonica Special

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60965.

MG 20966   not used

MG 20967   not used

MG 20969   not used

MG 20972   Eddy Howard Sings The Great Ones

unknown (piano) unknown (organ) Eddy Howard (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, May, 1964?
32705Stardust
32706Moonglow
32707For Me And My Gal
32708Hands Across The Table
32709Sweet Lorraine
32710I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
32711Who's Sorry Now
32712Stars Fell On Alabama
32713Don't Worry 'Bout Me
32714When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)
32715It Must Be True
32716I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
32717One Morning In May
32728Does Your Heart Beat For Me
** also issued on Mercury SR 60972.

MG 20974   Billy Lee Riley - Harmonica Beatlemania

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60974.

MG 20975   Oscar Peterson Trio + One, Clark Terry

Clark Terry (flugelhorn, trumpet -1/4,6/9, vocals -5,10) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
NYC, August 17, 1964
1. 33052Brotherhood Of Man
2. 33053Jim
3. 33054Blues For Smedley
4. 33055Roundalay
5. 33056Mumbles
6. 33057Mack The Knife
7. 33058They Didn't Believe Me
8. 33059Squeaky's Blues
9. 33060I Want A Little Girl
10. 33061Incoherent Blues
** also issued on Mercury SR 60975, (J) 195J-14.

MG 20977   Various Artists - The Sounds Of The Silly Surfers

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60977.

MG 20979   Allen And Rossi - In Person - A Laughing Live Recording At The Sands Hotel, Las Vegas

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60979.

MG 20981   Julie Rogers

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60981.

MG 20982   The Hondells

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60982.

MG 20984   The Red Ryders - Lookin' Good, Soundin' Good

Leroy "Lee" Abel (tenor sax) Tony Bell (organ) Denny Doman (guitar) Von Adams (drums) unknown (vocals) Quincy Jones (producer)
August, 1964?
32546Soul Food
32547The Freeze
32548Brother John
32549Papa San
32550Do The Dog
32551Mustang
32552Mood Waltz
32553Late Scene
32554Lookin' Good
32555Jim Jam
32556Sour Sugar
32557Screamer
** also issued on Mercury SR 60984.

MG 20985   Billy Lee Riley - Whiskey' A Go Go Presents

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60985.

MG 20986   Discover The Bitter End Singers

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60986.

MG 20987   Bonnie Dobson - For The Love Of Him

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60987.

MG 20989   Aesop's Fables - The Smothers Brothers Way

John McCarthy (dialogue, music, lyrics) Dick Smothers, Tom Smothers (vocals, guitar) David Carroll (arranger, conductor)
probably maybe 1964-1965?
Overture - Aesop's Fables Our Way
The Greedy Dog
A Fox (Maybe I'd Better Stay Me)
The Boy Who Cried Wolf
A Fly (Maybe I'd Better Stay Me)
The Dog And The Thief
A Worm (Maybe I'd Better Stay Me)
The Farmer And His Sons
The Fox And The Grapes
A Jellyfish (Maybe I'd Better Stay Me)
The Bird And The Jar
A Mosquito (Maybe I'd Better Stay Me)
The Two Frogs
A Car (Maybe I'd Better Stay Me)
Aesop Knew (Reprise)
** also issued on Mercury SR 60989.

MG 20993   Horst Jankowski - The Genius Of Jankowski

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60993.

MG 20994   The Searchers Meet The Rattles

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60994.

MG 20995   Bobby Scott - I Had A Ball

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60995.

MG 20999   Dave Dudley - Rural Route #1

no details
** also issued on Mercury SR 60999.