Mercury Records Catalog: 78 rpm 2000/3000 series

Mercury 2000 series (10 inch 78 rpm)

Mer. 2001   Four Jumps Of Jive - Satchel Mouth Baby / It's Just The Blues

Bernardo Dennis, Ellis Hunter (guitar) Willie Dixon (bass) Gene "Jimmy" Gilmore (vocals, piano)
Chicago, IL, September 12, 1945
101Satchel Mouth Baby
102It's Just The Blues

Mer. 2002   Karl Jones - Mitzy / Trouble In Mind

Bob Schaffner (trumpet) unknown (alto sax) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Karl Jones (vocals)
1945
105Mitzy
106Trouble In Mind

Mer. 2003   Bill Samuels And The Cats 'N Jammers Three - I Cover The Waterfront / Jockey Blues

Bill Samuels (piano, vocals) Adam Lamberts (guitar) Sylvester Hicks (bass) Hillard Brown (drums)
NYC, September 15, 1945
109-5I Cover The Waterfront
110-4Jockey Blues
** also issued on Mercury 70205, 70205x45.

Mer. 2004   June Richmond - I Haven't Changed A Thing / After You've Gone

unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto sax) unknown (tenor sax) Sonny Thompson (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) June Richmond (vocals)
Chicago, IL, November, 1945
112I Haven't Changed A Thing
114After You've Gone

Mer. 2005   Sippie Wallace - Shorty George / She's A Mighty Fine Woman

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Mer. 2006   not used

Mer. 2007   not used

Mer. 2008   Sippie Wallace - Careless Love / Foggy City

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Mer. 2009   not used

Mer. 2010   Sippie Wallace, Albert Ammons - Bedroom Blues / Buzz Me

Artie Starks (clarinet, tenor sax) Albert Ammons (piano) Lonnie Johnson (guitar) John Lindsay (bass) Tommy Taylor (drums)
Chicago, IL, September 25, 1945
117-4Bedroom Blues
121-5Buzz Me

Mer. 2011   June Richmond - Hey Lawdy Mama / If I Could Be With You

unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto sax) unknown (tenor sax) Sonny Thompson (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) June Richmond (vocals)
Chicago, IL, November, 1945
111Hey Lawdy Mama
113If I Could Be With You

Mer. 2012   not used

Mer. 2013   not used

Mer. 2014   not used

Mer. 2015   Four Jumps Of Jive - Boo Boo Fine Jelly / Streamline Woman Blues

Bernardo Dennis, Ellis Hunter (guitar) Willie Dixon (bass) Gene "Jimmy" Gilmore (vocals, piano)
Chicago, IL, September 12, 1945
103Boo Boo Fine Jelly
104Streamline Woman Blues

Mer. 2016   Albert Ammons - Suitcase Blues / Deep Water Blues

Artie Starks (clarinet, tenor sax) Albert Ammons (piano) Lonnie Johnson (guitar) John Lindsay (bass) Tommy Taylor (drums) Sippie Wallace (vocals)
Chicago, IL, September 25, 1945
118Suitcase Blues
119Deep Water Blues

Mer. 2017   Romy Gosz - Gay Time Polka / Dakota Waltz

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Mer. 2018   Romy Gosz - On Our Porch Polka / Grandfather's Joy

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Mer. 2019   Tiny Hill - Angry / I'm Coming Home To Stay

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Mer. 2020   not used

Mer. 2021   Bill Samuels - I'm Coming Home To Stay / One Hundred Years From Today

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Mer. 2022   Sheriff Tom Owen And His Cowboys - A New Ten Gallon Hat / You Can't Cry Over My Shoulder

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Mer. 2023   not used

Mer. 2024   Tiny Hill - I'll Keep On Loving You / Sioux City Sue

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Mer. 2025   Romy Gosz - Laendler No. 11 / Broke But Happy Polka

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Mer. 2026   not used

Mer. 2027   not used

Mer. 2028   Dave Pritchard - Take Your Girlie To The Movies / We Left Our Wives At Home

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Mer. 2029   Sheriff Tom Owen And His Cowboys - I Wish I Had Died In My Cradle / I've Taken All I'm Gonna Take From You

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Mer. 2030   Eddie Vinson - It's A Groovy Affair / I've Been So Good

Joe Bridgewater, John Hunt, Elmer "Stumpy" Whitlock (trumpet) Leon Comegys, Jesse "Rip" Tarrant (trombone) Frank Dominguez, Ernest "Lee" Tanner (alto sax) Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (alto sax, vocals) Red Carmen, Lee Pop (tenor sax) Greely Walton (baritone sax) Earl Van Riper (piano) Leonard "Heavy" Swain (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, late 1945
hu447It's A Groovy Affair
hu448I've Been So Good

Mer. 2031   Eddie Vinson - Mr. Cleanhead Steps Out / Juicy Head Baby

Joe Bridgewater, John Hunt, Elmer "Stumpy" Whitlock (trumpet) Leon Comegys, Jesse "Rip" Tarrant (trombone) Frank Dominguez, Ernest "Lee" Tanner (alto sax) Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (alto sax, vocals) Red Carmen, Lee Pop (tenor sax) Greely Walton (baritone sax) Earl Van Riper (piano) Leonard "Heavy" Swain (bass) Gus Johnson (drums): same session
NYC, late 1945
hu446Mr. Cleanhead Steps Out
hu449Juicy Head Baby

Mer. 2032   Rex Allen - Curtains Of Sorrow / Whatcha' Gonna Do

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Mer. 2033   June Richmond - Don't Worry 'Bout That Mule / Don't Jive Me Like That

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Mer. 2034   not used

Mer. 2035   not used

Mer. 2036   not used

Mer. 2037   not used

Mer. 2038   not used

Mer. 2039   June Richmond - Just Beyond The Rainbow / Are You With It

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Mer. 2040   Erroll Garner - Symphony / Bouncing With Me

Erroll Garner (piano)
NYC, December 5, 1945
165-2Symphony
166-2Bouncing With Me

Mer. 2041   Tiny Hill - Who's Sorry Now / I'll Take Her Back

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Mer. 2042   The Prairie Ramblers - Farewell Blues / Make Room In Your Heart For A Friend

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Mer. 2043   not used

Mer. 2044   Rex Allen - Don't You Turn Your Back On Me / I'm So Alone In The Crowd

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Mer. 2045   not used

Mer. 2046   not used

Mer. 2047   not used

Mer. 2048   not used

Mer. 2049   not used

Mer. 2050   The Four Vagabonds - Taking My Chance With You / When The Old Gang's Back On The Corner

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Mer. 2051   Bill Samuels - Candy Store Jump / That Chick's Too Young To Fry

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Mer. 2052   Dinah Washington - I Can't Get Started With You / Joy Juice

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
202-2I Can't Get Started With You
204Joy Juice

Mer. 2053   Dinah Washington - Embraceable You / When A Woman Loves A Man

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): same session
Chicago, IL, January 14, 1946
201Embraceable You
203When A Woman Loves A Man

Mer. 2054   The Hometowners - You'll Never Grow Old In My Heart / Wave To Me My Lady

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Mer. 2055   The Hometowners - Nobody Knows / Keep Movin' On

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Mer. 2056   Shorty Thompson - Yonder Where The Blues Begin / Who Broke The Lock On The Hen House Door

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Mer. 2057   Buddy Morrow - Lullaby / Jalousie

Buddy Morrow (trombone, leader) Helen Manning (vocals -1) unidentified orchestra
1946
1. 210Jalousie (aka Jealousy)
2. 211Lullaby

Mer. 2058   not used

Mer. 2059   not used

Mer. 2060   Buddy Rich - You've Got Me Crying Again / 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) Dorothy Reid (vocals -1)
NYC, February 5, 1946
1. 214-1/2You've Got Me Crying Again
2. 215-1/2Desperate Desmond
** also issued on Mercury 3012.

Mer. 2061   not used

Mer. 2062   Shorty Thompson - Smiles Are Made Out Of The Sunshine / Foolish Love

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Mer. 2063   Connie Haines - Do You Love Me / Shoo Fly Pie

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Mer. 2064   Jayne Walton - I Fall In Love With You Every Day / Without You

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Mer. 2065   Chuck Foster - Ah-Dee-Ah / I'm In Love With Two Sweethearts

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Mer. 2066   Connie Haines - California Sunbeam / She's Funny That Way

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Mer. 2067   Jayne Walton - When I Lost You / Chiapanecas

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Mer. 2068   Buddy Rich - It Couldn't Be True / Dateless Brown

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) Dorothy Reid (vocals -2)
NYC, February 5, 1946
1. 213-1Dateless Brown
2. 216-1It Couldn't Be True
** also issued on Mercury 3001.

Mer. 2069   Eileen Barton - As If I Didn't Have Enough On My Mind / One-Zy Two-Zy

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Mer. 2070   Eileen Barton - They Say It's Wonderful / You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me

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Mer. 2071   Nappy Lamare - Sometimes I'm Happy / Blues Fo Fannie

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Mer. 2072   Vincent Lopez - All Through The Day / Where Did You Learn To Love

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Mer. 2073   Rose Marie - Chen 'A Luna (There's A Moon) / In The Land Of The Buffalo Nickel

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Mer. 2074   Vincent Lopez - Ashby De La Zooch / Laughing On The Outside

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Mer. 2075   Frank Parker - Begin The Beguine / You Are Too Beautiful

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Mer. 2076   Sammy Madden - Good Morning Polka / Huntsman Laendler

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Mer. 2077   Rudy Plocar - Charming Katie Polka / Chicago Waltz

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Mer. 2078   Rudy Plocar - Veterans' Polka / On The Hill Waltz

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Mer. 2079   Rudy Plocar - Repete Polka / Old Bohemian Waltz

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Mer. 2080   Rudy Plocar - Arise My Darling Polka / Alone In The World Waltz

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Mer. 2081   The Slovenian Five - Blue Bird Polka / Sweet Potato Polka

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Mer. 2082   Bill Gale - Annabella / Banjo Polka

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Mer. 2083   Louie Bashell - Morning Dew Polka / Give Me Back My Heart Waltz

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Mer. 2084   Bill Gale - Corn / Tillie (The Tavern Keeper's Daughter)

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Mer. 2085   Bill Gale - Love Will Find A Way / Pyramid Polka

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Mer. 2086   Bill Gale - We're Gonna Have Some Fun Tonite / Knock Wood Polka

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Mer. 2087   Eddie Skeets - Barnswallow Polka / Meadowlark Waltz

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Mer. 2088   Joe Tarto - I Want Some Lovin' / Honey (Why Can't You Be Sweet To Me)

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Mer. 2089   Joseph Lasicky - Heartbreaker's Waltz / Carol Rose Polka

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Mer. 2090   Joe Tarto - Tin Pan Polka / I Knew From The Start

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Mer. 2091   Eddie Skeets - Hometown Polka / Swagger Waltz

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Mer. 2092   Joseph Lasicky - Baby's Lullaby / Let's Dance Polka

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Mer. 2093   Joseph Lasicky - Forest City Polka / When The Buds Begin To Blossom

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Mer. 2094   Lew Ayres - Noah, Part 1 & 2

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Mer. 2095   Joseph Lasicky - Tonight By Candlelight / Sorry Polka

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Mer. 2096   Lew Ayres - Shadrach, Meshach And Abednego / Daniel

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Mercury 3000 series (10 inch 78 rpm)

Mer. 3001   Buddy Rich - It Couldn't Be True / Dateless Brown

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) Dorothy Reid (vocals -2)
NYC, February 5, 1946
1. 213-1Dateless Brown
2. 216-1It Couldn't Be True
** reissue of Mercury 2068.

Mer. 3012   Buddy Rich - You've Got Me Crying Again / 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) Dorothy Reid (vocals -1)
NYC, February 5, 1946
1. 214-1/2You've Got Me Crying Again
2. 215-1/2Desperate Desmond
** reissue of Mercury 2060.

Mer. 3015   Buddy Morrow - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / I'd Be Lost Without You

Buddy Morrow (trombone, leader) John McAtee (vocals -2) unidentified orchestra
1946
1. 336Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
2. 339I'd Be Lost Without You

Mer. 3020   Buddy Morrow - When The Moon Is Gone / I've Got The Sun In The Morning

Buddy Morrow (trombone, leader) Carl Denny (vocals -1) Helen Lee (vocals -2) unidentified orchestra
1946
1. 337When The Moon Is Gone
2. 338I've Got The Sun In The Morning