Mercury Records Catalog: 25100 series

Mercury 25100 series (10 inch LP)

MG 25100   Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer's Swingtet (no details)

Babe Russin (tenor sax) Carl Fischer (piano) Perry Botkin (guitar) Artie Bernstein (bass) Lou Singer (drums, vibes) and others
Universal Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 1946
602-2On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) Jud Conlon Singers (vocal group) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor) and others
1950
3812I'm Gonna Live Till I Die

MG 25101   Patti Page - Folk Song Favorites

no details

MG 25102   Ralph Marterie - Marterie Moods

Jerry Dittman, Warren Kime, Corny Panico, Art Schindelbeck (trumpet) Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) Paul Crumbaugh, Jim George, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer (trombone) Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo (alto sax) Kenny Mann, Mike Simpson (tenor sax) Charlie Spero (baritone sax, clarinet) Matt Alagna (piano) unknown (guitar) Henry Poston (bass) Henry Riggs (drums) The Marlin Sisters (vocal group)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, late spring 1951
4303Waltz Of The Wind
4304Castle Rock
4305September Song
4306A Trumpeter's Lullaby
4307Alice Blue Gown
4308Alone
4309-2Beautil Ohio
4310Once In A While

MG 25103   Billy Daniels - Torch Hour

no details

MG 25105   The Inimitable Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker (vocals) unidentified orchestra
Paris, France, maybe 1951
4478Boneca De Pixe
4480Revoir Paris (Maria Bonita)
4482Princesse Sans Amour
4483Te Voyo Benn (Do I Love You)
4486You're The Greatest Love
4487Chiquita Madame
4490Peg De Mon Coeur (Peg O' My Heart)
4491Paris, Paris

MG 25106   Eddy Howard - ???

no details

MG 25107   Eddy Howard - ???

no details

MG 25111   Basin Street Six

George Girard (trumpet) Joe Rotis (trombone) Pete Fountain (clarinet) Roy Zimmerman (piano) Bunny Franks (bass) Charlie Duke (drums)
Chicago, IL, September 19, 1951
4211That's A Plenty
4212Tin Roof Blues
4213Muskrat Ramble
4214Farewell Blues
4215When It's Sleepy Time Down South
4216Lazy River
4217Basin Street Stomp
4218Margie
** also issued on EmArcy MG 26012.

MG 25114   Ralph Bell - Skating Tunes

no details

MG 25115   Steve Gibson And The Red Caps - You're Driving Me Crazy

no details

MG 25116   Steve Gibson And The Red Caps - Blueberry Hill

no details

MG 25117   Erroll Garner - At The Piano

Erroll Garner (piano)
NYC, December 5, 1945
158-3Embraceable You
160-2Always
162-1Sometimes I'm Happy
163-2Lover Come Back To Me
164-1I Can't Get Started With You
Erroll Garner (piano) Red Callender (bass) Nick Fatool (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 9, 1946
335-1For You
Erroll Garner (piano) Red Callender (bass) Lou Singer (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 14, 1946
450-1Memories Of You
451-1Blue Skies

MG 25120   Xavier Cugat And His World Famous Orchestra

Abbe Lane (vocals -4) Diablito (vocals -4,5) Otto Bolivar (vocals -8) Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, 1952
1. 4786Yours (Quiereme Mucho)
2. 4787Green Eyes
3. 4788Linda Mujer
4. 4792A Gay Ranchero
5. 4794Jungle Flute
6. 4795Cacaracha Mambo
7. 4797Walter Winchell Rhumba
8. 4798Brazil

MG 25121   Ralph Marterie - Junior Prom

Jerry Dittman, Warren Kime, Corny Panico, Art Schindelbeck (trumpet) Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) Paul Crumbaugh, Jim George, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer (trombone) Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo (alto sax) Maury Lathowers, Kenny Mann (tenor sax) Charlie Spero (baritone sax, clarinet) Matt Alagna (piano) Johnny Bibb (guitar) Henry Poston (bass) Henry Riggs (drums) Buddy Charles (vocals -1)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, circa September, 1951
1. 4200It's All In The Game
2. 4201Tenderly
Jerry Dittman, Warren Kime, Corny Panico, Art Schindelbeck (trumpet) Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) Paul Crumbaugh, Jim George, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer (trombone) Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo (alto sax) Kenny Mann, Mike Simpson (tenor sax) Charlie Spero (baritone sax, clarinet) Matt Alagna (piano) unknown (guitar) Henry Poston (bass) Henry Riggs (drums) The Vagabonds (vocal group) unidentified chorus
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, October, 1951
4633The Object Of My Affection
omit The Vagabonds, unidentified chorus
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, November, 1951
4642Perdido
Larry Regan (tenor sax) Johnny Bibb (guitar) Bob Connally (vocals) replaces Kime, Simpson, unknown (guitar)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, February, 1952
4762Diane
4763Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
4766-2Stompin' At The Savoy

MG 25124   Frankie Laine - Music Maestro Please

Mannie Klein (trumpet) Si Zentner (trombone) Don Bonnee (clarinet) Babe Russin (tenor sax) Carl Fischer (piano) George Van Eps (guitar) and others
Universal Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1946
480September In The Rain
482Ain't That Just Like A Woman
Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor) and others
June, 1950
3262Music Maestro Please
Frankie Laine (vocals) and others
1950
3282Dream A Little Dream Of Me
Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) Jud Conlon Singers (vocal group -2) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor) and others
1. 3728Sleepy Ol' River
2. 3813A Man Gets Awfully Lonesome

MG 25128   The Harmonicats - Harmonica Hits

no details

MG 25129   The Harmonicats - ???

no details

MG 25132   Vic Damone - ???

no details

MG 25134   Jerry Byrd - ???

no details

MG 25138   Dynamic Dinah! - The Great Voice Of Dinah Washington

Willie Cook, Harry "Pee Wee" Jackson (trumpet) Gus Chappell (trombone) possibly Dave Young (tenor sax) possibly Rudy Martin (piano) possibly Bill Settles (bass) Oliver Coleman (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Chicago, IL, January 14, 1946
201Embraceable You
Tony Aless (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Chubby Jackson (bass) Dinah Washington (vocals) and others
NYC, March 25 or April 15, 1947
763-3Stairway To The Stars
Rudy Martin (piano) possibly Hurley Ramey (guitar) Bill Settles (bass) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Chicago, IL, November 13, 1947
1227What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry
Harry Jackson (trumpet) Andrew Gardner (alto sax) Dave Young (tenor sax) Rudy Martin (piano) Bill Settles (bass) Curtis Walker (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Chicago, IL, 1947
1269-3Am I Asking Too Much
George Hudson (trumpet) Rupert Cole, Ernie Wilkins (alto sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) James Forman (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
NYC, March 4, 1949
2825How Deep Is The Ocean
Teddy Stewart (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra
NYC, February 27, 1950
3184-2If I Loved You
Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, including strings, Jimmy Carroll (conductor)
NYC, September 1, 1950
3691-2Harbor Lights
3693-1Time Out For Tears

MG 25139   Jan August - Piano Variations

no details

MG 25140   Dinah Washington - Blazing Ballads

Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, including strings, Jimmy Carroll (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 12, 1951
4041-1My Heart Cries For You
4042-3I Apologize
4043-1I Won't Cry Anymore
4044-3Don't Say You're Sorry Again
Clyde Reasinger, Tom Reeves (trumpet) Art Pearlman, Roger White (trombone) Ed Freeman (alto sax) Bob Hardaway, Bob Robinson (tenor sax) John Koch (baritone sax) 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
4370-5Just One More Chance
Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Keter Betts (bass) Jimmy Cobb or Gus Johnson (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified brass, Nook Shrier (conductor)
NYC, September 24, 1951
4220-3Mixed Emotions
4221-1Cold Cold Heart
4222-1Baby Did You Hear

MG 25141   Clyde McCoy - Date For Dancing

Clyde McCoy (trumpet) Billie Jane Bennett (vocals) unidentified orchestra
Detroit, MI, June 29, 1946
1722-1/P91Oh Baby What You Do To Me
Clyde McCoy (trumpet) Chris Abbott (vocals) unidentified orchestra
1950
3099-1I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Siste Kate
Clyde McCoy (trumpet) Billie Jane Bennett (vocals) unidentified orchestra
1951
3943Stack-O-Lee
3944When You're Smiling
3945The Memphis Blues
Clyde McCoy (trumpet) unknown (vocal group -2) unidentified orchestra
maybe 1951
1. 4286A Stranger In Town
2. 4287How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm

MG 25146   Buddy Morrow - Saturday Night Date

Buddy Morrow (trombone, leader) Helen Manning (vocals -2) Carl Denny (vocals -6) Helen Lee (vocals -7) John McAtee (vocals -8) unidentified orchestra
1946
1. 209Something To Remember You By
2. 210Jalousie (aka Jealousy)
3. 211Lullaby
4. 212I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
5. 336Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
6. 337When The Moon Is Gone
7. 338I've Got The Sun In The Morning
8. 339I'd Be Lost Without You
Buddy Morrow (trombone, leader) unidentified orchestra
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, 1955
11489Something To Remember You By

MG 25149   Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra

Richard Hayes (vocals -1) Abbe Lane (vocals -2,4) Otto Bolivar (vocals -3) Don Rodney (vocals -4) Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, 1952
1. 4789Babalu
2. 4791The Acapulco Polka (La, La, La, La, La)
3. 4796Donde Estabas Tu
4. 4799Festival

MG 25150   Richard Hayman - ???

no details

MG 25151   Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker (vocals) unidentified orchestra
Paris, France, maybe 1951
4475Romans Aux Etoiles
4479Olele Olele
4483Te Voyo Benn (Do I Love You)
4484Pacadora
4485Serenade Celeste
4488Santa Chiare (Munastero 'E Santa Chiara)
4489Minuit
4492Bahiana

MG 25154   Patti Page - ???

no details

MG 25155   Pete Handy

no details

MG 25157   Erroll Garner - Gone With Garner

Erroll Garner (piano)
NYC, December 5, 1945
159-2I've Got You Under My Skin
166-2Bouncing With Me
167High Octane
168From C To C
Erroll Garner (piano) Red Callender (bass) Nick Fatool (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 9, 1946
332-1Full Moon And Empty Arms
333-1/2Frantonality
334-1If I Loved You
Erroll Garner (piano) Red Callender (bass) Lou Singer (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 14, 1946
452-1Don't Blame Me
** also issued on EmArcy MG 26042.

MG 25158   George Barnes/Bud Freeman - Jazz Vignettes

Wild Bill Davison (cornet -3) Peanuts Hucko (clarinet -2,3) Bud Freeman (tenor sax) Joe Sullivan (piano) Carmen Mastren (guitar) Sid Weiss (bass) George Wettling (drums)
NYC, December 5, 1945
1. KBF1Tea For Two
2. KBF2Honeysuckle Rose
3. KBF5Sentimental Baby
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Vernon Brown (trombone) Ed Hall (clarinet) Bud Freeman (tenor sax) Gene Schroeder (piano) Bob Casey (bass) Dave Tough (drums)
NYC, December 10, 1945
KBF12Inside On The Southside
Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano)
"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
D266 | 652Medium Boogie
D267 | 653Fast Boogie
D268 | 654Slow Boogie
D269 | 655Honky Tonk Train Blues
Boyd Rolando (tenor sax) Frank Rullo (vibes) Earl Backus (guitar) George Barnes (electric guitar) Mike Rubin (bass) Dick Balridge (drums)
Chicago, IL, September 20, 1946
HL168-1Windy City Flash
HL169Barnes At Dublin's
HL170Laughing At Life
same personnel
Chicago, IL, September 23, 1946
HL173-3Pink Elephants

MG 25159   Sir Lancelot

no details

MG 25163   Billy Daniels - Songs At Midnight

Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) Rusty Draper (vocals) unidentified orchestra
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, May, 1953
9703Lazy River

MG 25164   Various Artists - Hit Parade

Jerry Dittman, Warren Kime, Corny Panico, Art Schindelbeck (trumpet) Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) Paul Crumbaugh, Jim George, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer (trombone) Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo (alto sax) Kenny Mann, Mike Simpson (tenor sax) Charlie Spero (baritone sax, clarinet) Matt Alagna (piano) unknown (guitar) Henry Poston (bass) Henry Riggs (drums) Bill Snary (vocals) The Jack Halloran Singers (vocal group)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, November, 1951
4643Tell Me Why

MG 25166   Various Artists - Hit Parade, Vol. 2

Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) Ray Shaw (vocals) unidentified orchestra
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, April, 1952
9025I'm Yours

MG 25168   Xavier Cugat - Mambo

no details

MG 25169   Jerry Byrd - Byrd's Expedition

no details

MG 25170   Frankie Laine With Mannie Klein's All Stars (no details)

Mannie Klein (trumpet) Si Zentner (trombone) Don Bonnee (clarinet) Babe Russin (tenor sax) Carl Fischer (piano) George Van Eps (guitar) and others
Universal Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1946
481That's My Desire

MG 25171   Ralph Marterie - Dancing On The Downbeat

Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) unidentified orchestra
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, April, 1952
9026Crazy Eyes (aka Dark Eyes)
Warren Kime, Corny Panico, Art Schlindelbeck (trumpet) Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) Jim George, Gene Isaeff, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer (trombone) Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo (alto sax) Maury Lathowers, Boyd Rolando (tenor sax) Charlie Spero (baritone sax, clarinet) Matt Alagna (piano) Henry Poston (bass) Henry Riggs (drums)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, summer 1952
9226La Rosita
9227Hall Of The Mountain King
add Kitty Karr (vocals)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, September, 1952
9332Everything I Have Is Yours
omit Karr
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, October, 1952
9362Thru For The Night (aka Through For The Night)
9363After Midnight
9364Pretend
9365Downbeat

MG 25172   Teddy Wilson - Piano Pastries

Teddy Wilson (piano) Yngve Akerberg (bass) Jack Noren (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, October 6, 1952
mr390 | 9530You're Mine, You
mr391 | 9531I Got Rhythm
mr392 | 9532Someone To Watch Over Me
mr393 | 9533Indiana
mr394 | 9534Time On My Hands
mr395 | 9535Sweet Georgia Brown
mr396 | 9536I Can't Get Started
mr397 | 9537Takin' A Chance On Love

MG 25173   Rusty Draper Sings

no details

MG 25174   Vic Damone - Amor

no details

MG 25175   Georgia Gibbs Sings The Oldies

Georgia Gibbs (vocals) unidentified orchestra
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, 1953
9576Say It Isn't So
9577I'll Always Be In Love With You
9578He's Funny That Way
9579If I Had You
same personnel
1953
9588My Blue Heaven
9589How Long Has This Been Going On
9590It Had To Be You
9591Somebody Loves Me

MG 25176   Harry Arnold And His Orchestra - Immortal Songs Of Richard Rodgers

no details

MG 25177   Sammy Spear And His Society Eight

Sammy Spear (trumpet, conductor) unidentified orchestra
NYC, 1953
9800I'm Gonna Bring A Watermelon To My Girl Tonight
9801King Of The Rags
9802Alcoholic Blues
9803Anna Liza's Wedding Day
9804The Sunshine Of Your Smile
9805Animal Cartoonix
9806Whip And Spur
9807Bee's Knees
9808Tickle The Ivories
9809Knockout Drops
9810Gertie

MG 25181   O.S.T. - Miss Sadie Thompson

no details

MG 25182   Jane Russell - The French Line

no details

MG 25183   Noel Coward - Favorites

no details

MG 25184   Bernice Parks - Embrasse

no details

MG 25186   Sammy Spear - Hits Of Yesteryear

Sammy Spear (trumpet, conductor) unidentified orchestra
1953
10122All The Boys Love Mary
same personnel
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, 1954
10295Allegro
10296Melon Time In Dixieland
-Melon Time In Dixieland (vocal)
10297Black And White
10298Smokey Mokes
10299That Moaning Trombone
10300Chicken Reel
10301Spaghetti Rag
10302When Frances Dances With Me

MG 25188   Sarah Vaughan - The Devine Sarah

Sarah Vaughan (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Richard Hayman (arranger, conductor)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, February 10, 1954
10114-8I Still Believe In You
10115-3My Funny Valentine
10116-2My One And Only One
10117-3Come Along With Me
Sarah Vaughan (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Don Costa (conductor)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, March 29, 1954
10283Imagination
10284It's Easy To Remember
10285And This Is My Beloved
10286Easy Come, Easy Go Lover

MG 25189   Richard Hayman Conducts A Collection Of Motion Picture Themes

no details

MG 25195   Ralph Marterie - Marterie Blows And The Cats Play

no details

MG 25196   Patti Page - Just Patti

no details

MG 25197   Patti Page - Patti's Songs

no details

MG 25199   Georgia Gibbs With Glenn Osser Orchestra (no details)

Georgia Gibbs (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Glenn Osser (conductor)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, 1954
10436How Did He Look
10480The Man That Got Away
10481Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
10482After You've Gone
Georgia Gibbs (vocals) unidentified orchestra
1954
10462All Alone
10463I'll Be Seeing You
10464What'll I Do
10465It's The Talk Of The Town