Mercury Records Catalog: 78/45 rpm 5200/5300 series

Mercury 5200 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 5256   Machito - Un Poquito De Tu Amor / Asia Minor

Frank Davila, Bobby Woodlen (trumpet) Mario Bauza (trumpet, oboe) Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt (alto sax) Jose Madera (tenor sax) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Graciela Perez (vocals) Machito (leader, maracas, claves, vocals)
NYC, 1948-1949
2464Asia Minor
2465Un Poquito De Tu Amor

Mer. 5275   Frankie Laine - September In The Rain / ???

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

Mer. 5293   Frankie Laine - You're Just The Kind / Georgia On My Mind

Ziggy Elman, Zeke Zarchy (trumpet) Claude Lakey, Babe Russin, Willie Schwartz (sax) Carl Fischer (piano) Phil Stevens (bass) Lou Singer (drums) Frankie Laine (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 23, 1949
2739You're Just The Kind
2740Georgia On My Mind

Mercury 5300 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 5301   Frankie Laine - Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You) / Bebop Spoken Here

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor) and others
late 1947
1439Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)
Ziggy Elman, Zeke Zarchy (trumpet) Claude Lakey, Babe Russin, Willie Schwartz (sax) Carl Fischer (piano) Phil Stevens (bass) Lou Singer (drums) Frankie Laine (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 23, 1949
2741Bebop Spoken Here

Mer. 5304   Machito - Jungle Drums / Llora Timbero

Frank Davila, Bobby Woodlen (trumpet) Mario Bauza (trumpet, oboe) Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt (alto sax) Jose Madera (tenor sax) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Graciela Perez (vocals) Machito (leader, maracas, claves, vocals)
NYC, 1948-1949
2463Jungle Drums
2466Liorra Timbero (as Llora Timbero)

Mer. 5311   Frankie Laine - (Where Are You) Now That I Need You / My Own, My Only, My All

Ziggy Elman, Zeke Zarchy (trumpet) Claude Lakey, Babe Russin, Willie Schwartz (sax) Carl Fischer (piano) Phil Stevens (bass) Lou Singer (drums) Frankie Laine (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 23, 1949
2742(Where Are You) Now That I Need You
Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA?, June 9, 1949
2853My Own, My Only, My All

Mer. 5316   Frankie Laine - I Get Sentimental Over You / That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rools Around Heaven All Day)

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor): same session
Los Angeles, CA?, June 9, 1949
2852I Get Sentimental Over You
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA?, June 14, 1949
2855That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)
** also issued on Mercury 5316x45.

Mer. 5332   Frankie Laine - Our Dream / Don't Do Something To Someone Else

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor) and others
late 1947
1434Our Dream
Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA?, June 9, 1949
2851Don't Do Something To Someone Else

Mer. 5337   Ralph Marterie - Truly / On Green Dolphin Street

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) Lynn Burton (vocals -1) unidentified strings
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, August, 1949
1. 3023Truly
2. 3028On Green Dolphin Street

Mer. 5345   Frankie Laine - Mule Train / Carry Me Back To Old Virginny

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA?, June 7, 1949
2847Carry Me Back To Old Virginny

Mer. 5352   Machito - Gone City / U-Bla-Ba-Du

Frank Davila, Bobby Woodlen (trumpet) Mario Bauza (trumpet, oboe) Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt (alto sax) Jose Madera (tenor sax) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Graciela Perez (vocals) Machito (leader, maracas, claves, vocals)
NYC, 1948-1949
2794-1Gone City
2796-1U-Bla-Ba-Du

Mer. 5354   Clyde McCoy - The Canasta Song / I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Siste Kate

Clyde McCoy (trumpet) Chris Abbott (vocals) unidentified orchestra
1950
3098-1The Canasta Song
3099-1I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Siste Kate

Mer. 5355   Frankie Laine - God Bless The Child / Don't Cry, Little Children, Don't Cry

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA?, June 14, 1949
2854God Bless The Child

Mer. 5358   Frankie Laine - Baby Just For Me / Satan Wears A Satin Gown

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA?, June 7, 1949
2848Baby, Just For Me
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA?, June 14, 1949
2856Satan Wears A Satin Gown

Mer. 5363   Frankie Laine - The Cry Of The Wild Goose / Black Lace

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor) and others
January, 1950
3132The Cry Of The Wild Goose
3133Black Lace

Mer. 5398   Machito - Vive Como Yo / Tumba El Quinto

Frank Davilla, Bobby Woodlen (trumpet) Mario Bauza (trumpet, arranger) Gene Johnson, Freddie Skerritt (alto sax) Jose Madera (tenor sax) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano, arranger) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Graciela (claves, vocals -1, claves -2) Machito (director, maracas -1, director, maracas, vocals -2) John Bartee, Chico O'Farrill (arranger)
NYC, 1948
1. 3197Vive Como Yo
2. 3198Tumba El Quinto
** also issued on Mercury 5398x45.