Mercury Records Catalog: 78/45 rpm 5000/5100 series

Mercury 5000 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 5003   Frankie Laine - September In The Rain / Ain't That Just Like A Woman

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

Mer. 5006   Tito Guizar - I'll Never Love Again / He Like It! She Like It!

Tito Guizar (vocals) Jose Melis And His Orchestra
September 10, 1946
524I'll Never Love Again
527He Like It! She Like It!

Mer. 5007   Frankie Laine - By The River Sainte Marie / That's My Desire

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
479By The River Sainte Marie
481That's My Desire
** also issued on Mercury 5007x45.

Mer. 5008   Erroll Garner - Frantonality / Where Or When

Erroll Garner (piano) Red Callender (bass) Nick Fatool (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 9, 1946
333-1/2Frantonality
Erroll Garner (piano) Red Callender (bass) Lou Singer (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 14, 1946
453-1/2Where Or When
** also issued on Mercury 5008x45.

Mer. 5009   Albert Ammons - Deep In The Heart Of Texas / Sweet Patooty Boogie

Albert Ammons (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Jack Cooley (drums)
WGN Studios, Chicago, IL, November 12, 1946
623-3Deep In The Heart Of Texas
624-3Sweet Patooty Boogie
** also issued on Mercury 5009x45.

Mer. 5022   Buddy Rich - Dateless Brown / Desperate Desmond

Paul Cohn, Bitsy Mullens, Jim Pupa, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Sam Hyster, Johnny Mandel, Earl Swope (trombone) Romeo Penque (alto sax) George Berg, Mick Blanos (tenor sax) Sid Brown (baritone sax) Tony Nichols (piano) Lenny Mirabella (guitar) Joe Shulman (bass) Buddy Rich (drums, vocals)
NYC, February 5, 1946
213-1Dateless Brown
215-1/2Desperate Desmond
** also issued on Mercury 5022x45.

Mer. 5024   Buddy Morrow - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / Lullaby

Buddy Morrow (trombone, leader) unidentified orchestra
1946
211Lullaby
336Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
** also issued on Mercury 5024x45.

Mer. 5052   Ted Weems - Peg O' My Heart / Violets

no details

Mer. 5059   Frankie Laine - By The Light Of The Stars / Kiss Me Again

Herb Geller (alto sax, clarinet) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra
1947
867By The Light Of The Stars
868Kiss Me Again

Mer. 5091   Frankie Laine - Shine / We'll Be Together Again

Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA?, November 8, 1947
1131Shine
1132We'll Be Together Again

Mer. 5096   Frankie Laine - I've Only Myself To Blame / But Beautiful

Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer (conductor): same session
Los Angeles, CA?, November 8, 1947
1130I've Only Myself To Blame
same personnel
1947
1280But Beautiful

Mercury 5100 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 5114   Frankie Laine - Baby That Ain't Right / May I Never Love Again

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor) and others
late 1947
1431May I Never Love Again
Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1947
1244Baby That Ain't Right

Mer. 5118   Clyde McCoy - Sugar Blues / 'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans

Clyde McCoy (trumpet) unidentified orchestra
Detroit, MI, May 11, 1946
1715-2/P5Sugar Blues
same personnel
Detroit, MI, June 29, 1946
1720/P89'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans

Mer. 5130   Frankie Laine - Baby Don't Be Mad At Me / Put 'Em In A Box, Tie 'Em With A Ribbon

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor) and others
late 1947
1433Put 'Em In A Box, Tie 'Em With A Ribbon
Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer (conductor)
1947
1278Baby Don't Be Mad At Me

Mer. 5136   Clyde McCoy - Mississippi Mud / Oh Baby What You Do To Me

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) unidentified orchestra
maybe NYC, 1947
1726-2/P164Mississippi Mud

Mer. 5143   Frankie Laine - When You're Smiling / ???

Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1947
1245When You're Smiling

Mer. 5158   Frankie Laine - Hold Me / Ah, But It Happens

Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer (conductor): same session
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1947
1246Hold Me
same personnel
1947
1279Ah, But It Happens

Mer. 5174   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues / Thanks For Your Kisses

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor) and others
late 1947
1436Thanks For Your Kisses
Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1947
1247Singing The Blues

Mer. 5185   George Hartman - Diga Diga Doo / Muskrat Ramble

George Hartman (trumpet) Julian Laine (trombone) Leonard Centobie (clarinet) Roy Zimmerman (piano) Lloyd Dantin (guitar) John Bell (bass) John Castaing (drums)
New Orleans, LA, March 14, 1941
GH1-ADiga Diga Doo
GH3-AMuskrat Ramble
** reissue of Keynote K602.