Mercury Records Catalog: 45 rpm 1200/1300 series

Mercury 1200 series (7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 1205x45   Frankie Laine - I May Be Wrong / On The Sunny Side Of The Street

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
** reissue of Mercury 1205.

Mer. 1206x45   Frankie Laine/Tony Fontaine - I'm Gonna Live Till I Die / The Love Of A Gypsy

no details
** reissue of Mercury 1206.

Mer. 1207x45   Billy Daniels - I Get A Kick Out Of You / Too Marvelous For Words

no details
** reissue of Mercury 1207.

Mer. 1247x45   Basin Street Six - That's A Plenty / Muskrat Ramble

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
4213Muskrat Ramble
** part of Mercury A 104x45.

Mer. 1248x45   Basin Street Six - Farewell Blues / When It's Sleepy Time Down South

George Girard (trumpet) Joe Rotis (trombone) Pete Fountain (clarinet) Roy Zimmerman (piano) Bunny Franks (bass) Charlie Duke (drums): same session
Chicago, IL, September 19, 1951
4214Farewell Blues
4215When It's Sleepy Time Down South
** part of Mercury A 104x45.

Mer. 1249x45   Basin Street Six - Lazy River / Basin Street Jump

George Girard (trumpet) Joe Rotis (trombone) Pete Fountain (clarinet) Roy Zimmerman (piano) Bunny Franks (bass) Charlie Duke (drums): same session
Chicago, IL, September 19, 1951
4216Lazy River
4217Basin Street Stomp
** part of Mercury A 104x45.

Mer. 1276x45   Frankie Laine - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)

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
601-3Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA?, June 14, 1949
2855That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)
** part of Mercury A 113x45.

Mer. 1277x45   Frankie Laine - God Bless The Child / Mule Train

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor): same session
Los Angeles, CA?, June 14, 1949
2854God Bless The Child
** part of Mercury A 113x45.

Mercury 1300 series (7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 1305x45   Frankie Laine - Kiss Me Again / When You're Smiling

no details
** part of Mercury A 123x45.

Mer. 1306x45   Frankie Laine - September In The Rain / Satan Wears A Satin Gown

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
Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA?, June 14, 1949
2856Satan Wears A Satin Gown
** part of Mercury A 123x45.

Mer. 1307x45   Frankie Laine - Carry Me Back To Old Virginny / Swamp Girl

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA?, June 7, 1949
2847Carry Me Back To Old Virginny
** part of Mercury A 123x45.

Mer. 1341x45   Dinah Washington - Embraceable You / What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry

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
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
** part of Mercury A 135x45.

Mer. 1342x45   Dinah Washington - How Deep Is The Ocean / Harbor Lights

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
Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, including strings, Jimmy Carroll (conductor)
NYC, September 1, 1950
3691-2Harbor Lights
** part of Mercury A 135x45.

Mer. 1343x45   Dinah Washington - Time Out For Tears / If I Loved You

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
3693-1Time Out For Tears
** part of Mercury A 135x45.

Mer. 1384x45   Dinah Washington - Mixed Emotions / Cold Cold Heart

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