Mercury Records Catalog: 78/45 rpm 1000/1100 series

Mercury 1000 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 1001   Erroll Garner - Embraceable You / Lover Come Back To Me

Erroll Garner (piano)
NYC, December 5, 1945
158-3Embraceable You
163-2Lover Come Back To Me
** also issued on Mercury 1001x45.
** part of Mercury A 10.

Mer. 1002   Erroll Garner - Always / Sometimes I'm Happy

Erroll Garner (piano): same session
NYC, December 5, 1945
160-2Always
162-1Sometimes I'm Happy
** also issued on Mercury 1002x45.
** part of Mercury A 10.

Mer. 1003   Erroll Garner - I've Got You Under My Skin / I Can't Get Started With You

Erroll Garner (piano): same session
NYC, December 5, 1945
159-2I've Got You Under My Skin
164-1I Can't Get Started With You
** also issued on Mercury 1003x45.
** part of Mercury A 10.

Mer. 1026   Frankie Laine - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / Black And Blue

Babe Russin (tenor sax -1) Carl Fischer (piano) Perry Botkin (guitar) Artie Bernstein (bass) Lou Singer (drums, vibes) and others
Universal Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 1946
1. 601-3Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
2. 605-2Black And Blue
** also issued on Mercury 1026x45.
** part of Mercury A 22.

Mer. 1027   Frankie Laine - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / Blue Turning Grey Over You

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
606-2Blue Turning Grey Over You
** also issued on Mercury 1027x45.
** part of Mercury A 22.

Mer. 1028   Frankie Laine - West End Blues / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me

Babe Russin (tenor sax -1) Carl Fischer (piano) Perry Botkin (guitar) Artie Bernstein (bass) Lou Singer (drums, vibes) and others
Universal Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 1946
1. 603-2West End Blues
2. 604-1I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
** also issued on Mercury 1028x45.
** part of Mercury A 22.

Mer. 1032   Erroll Garner - Blue Skies / Don't Blame Me

Erroll Garner (piano) Red Callender (bass) Lou Singer (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 14, 1946
451-1Blue Skies
452-1Don't Blame Me
** also issued on Mercury 1032x45.
** part of Mercury A 24.

Mer. 1033   Erroll Garner - Frantonality / Memories Of You

Erroll Garner (piano) Red Callender (bass) Nick Fatool (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 9, 1946
332-1Full Moon And Empty Arms
Erroll Garner (piano) Red Callender (bass) Lou Singer (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 14, 1946
450-1Memories Of You
** also issued on Mercury 1033x45.
** part of Mercury A 24.

Mer. 1034   Erroll Garner - If I Loved You / For You

Erroll Garner (piano) Red Callender (bass) Nick Fatool (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 9, 1946
334-1If I Loved You
335-1For You
** also issued on Mercury 1034x45.
** part of Mercury A 24.

Mer. 1097   Corky Corcoran/Emmett Berry - You Know It / Whitsett (aka 5054 Whitsett)

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Willie Smith (alto sax) Corky Corcoran (tenor sax) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Allan Reuss (guitar) Ed Mihelich (bass) Nick Fatool (drums) Johnny Thompson (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, May 15, 1945
HL96-5You Know It
Babe Russin (tenor sax) Tommy Todd (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Jud De Naut (bass) Jackie Mills (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 8, 1946
HL135Whitsett (aka 5054 Whitsett)

Mer. 1098   Coleman Hawkins - Under A Blanket Of Blue / Herbie Haymer - China Boy

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Teddy Wilson (piano) Slam Stewart (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, October 17, 1944
HL65-1Under A Blanket Of Blue
Clyde Hurley (trumpet) Heinie Beau (clarinet) Herbie Haymer (tenor sax) Tommy Todd (piano) Dave Barbour (guitar) Phil Stephens (bass) Nick Fatool (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 30, 1946
HL140China Boy

Mer. 1099   Cozy Cole - They Didn't Believe Me / Wick's Kicks

Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Vernon Brown (trombone) Aaron Sachs (clarinet) Don Byas (tenor sax) Bill Rowland (piano) Billy Taylor (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, February 2, 1945
HL81-3They Didn't Believe Me
Joe Thomas (trumpet) Ted Nash (tenor sax) Geoff Clarkson (piano) Trigger Alpert (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, January 25, 1946
HL120-3Wick's Kicks

Mercury 1100 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 1105   Count Basie - After Theatre Jump / Lester Leaps Again (aka Lester Leaps In)

Buck Clayton (trumpet -1) Dicky Wells (trombone -1) Lester Young (tenor sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Rodney Richardson (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 22, 1944
1. HL21-2After Theatre Jump
2. HL23-1Lester Leaps Again (aka Lester Leaps In)

Mer. 1106   Count Basie - Six Cats And A Prince / Destination K.C.

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Dicky Wells (trombone) Lester Young (tenor sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Rodney Richardson (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 22, 1944
HL22-3Six Cats And A Prince
HL24-2Destination K.C.

Mer. 1108   Corky Corcoran/Emmett Berry - What Is This Thing Called Love / Minor Blues

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Willie Smith (alto sax) Corky Corcoran (tenor sax) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Allan Reuss (guitar) Ed Mihelich (bass) Nick Fatool (drums) Johnny Thompson (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, May 15, 1945
HL94-3What Is This Thing Called Love
HL95-3Minor Blues

Mer. 1109   Coleman Hawkins - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / Louise

Tab Smith (alto sax, arranger) Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Harry Carney (baritone sax) Johnny Guarnieri (piano) Al Lucas (bass) Sid Catlett (drums)
NYC, May 24, 1944
HL29-2On The Sunny Side Of The Street
HL32-2Louise

Mer. 1110   Coleman Hawkins - Three Little Words / Battle Of The Saxes

Tab Smith (alto sax, arranger) Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Harry Carney (baritone sax) Johnny Guarnieri (piano) Al Lucas (bass) Sid Catlett (drums): same session
NYC, May 24, 1944
HL30-1Three Little Words
HL31-1Battle Of The Saxes

Mer. 1111   Coleman Hawkins - Don't Blame Me / Hallelujah

Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Teddy Wilson (piano) John Kirby (bass) Sid Catlett (drums)
NYC, May 29, 1944
HL34-2Don't Blame Me
HL36-1Hallelujah

Mer. 1112   Frankie Laine - Cherie I Love You / Our Dream

Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA?, November 8, 1947
1129Cherie I Love You
Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor) and others
late 1947
1434Our Dream
** part of Mercury A 59.

Mer. 1113   Frankie Laine - With All My Heart / Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor) and others: same session
late 1947
1435With All My Heart
1439Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)
** part of Mercury A 59.

Mer. 1114   Frankie Laine - 'Til We Meet Again / I'm In The Mood For Love

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor) and others: same session
late 1947
1432'Til We Meet Again
Frankie Laine (vocals) and others
1950
3377I'm In The Mood For Love
** part of Mercury A 59.

Mer. 1130   Hank Jones - Yesterdays / Tea For Two

Hank Jones (piano)
probably NYC, September-October, 1947
602 | 237 | 1964-1Yesterdays
604 | 239 | 1963-1Tea For Two
** part of Mercury A 61.

Mer. 1131   Hank Jones - The Night We Called It A Day / You're Blase

Hank Jones (piano): same session
probably NYC, September-October, 1947
601 | 236 | 1965-1The Night We Called It A Day
603 | 238 | 1966-1You're Blase
** part of Mercury A 61.

Mer. 1132   Hank Jones - Blues For Lady Day / Blue Room

Hank Jones (piano): same session
probably NYC, September-October, 1947
605 | 240 | 1967-1Blues For Lady Day
606 | 241 | 1968-1Blue Room
** part of Mercury A 61.

Mer. 1178   Frankie Laine - Cherie I Love You / I'm In The Mood For Love

Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA?, November 8, 1947
1129Cherie I Love You
Frankie Laine (vocals) and others
1950
3377I'm In The Mood For Love
** also issued on Mercury 1178x45.
** part of Mercury A 81.

Mer. 1179   Frankie Laine - Exactly Like You / You're Wonderful

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA?, June 9, 1949
2850Exactly Like You
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA?, June 14, 1949
2857You're Wonderful
** also issued on Mercury 1179x45, 526x45.
** part of Mercury A 81.

Mer. 1180   Frankie Laine - 'Til We Meet Again / Rockin' Chair

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor) and others
late 1947
1432'Til We Meet Again
Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA?, June 7, 1949
2845Rockin' Chair
** also issued on Mercury 1180x45, 527x45.
** part of Mercury A 81.