Mercury Records Catalog: Limelight 45 rpm 1000/2000/3000/3050 series

Limelight 1000 series (7 inch 45 rpm)

Y 1000   Richard Macadou - These Young Girls / Vacations's Over

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Y 1001   Royce Porter - Our Perfect Romance / Yes I Do

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Y 1002   Fred Neil - You Ain't Treatin' Me Right / Go Downtown

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Y 1003   The Buffalos - Jibber-Jabber / Suzy

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Limelight 2000 series (7 inch 45 rpm)

Y 2000   Tony Thomas - Old Enough To Know / Stuck On You

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Y 2001   Gary Shelton (Jerry Shelton) - My Hero / Don't Send Me Away

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Y 2002   The Harris Sisters - Don't Let Me Fall In Love / Happiness

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Y 2003   Paul Wyatt - How Many Moons / Be Anything But Don't Be Sorry

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Y 2004   Doug Harden - The Storm / Foolin' Me

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Y 2005   The Blanders - Desert Sands / Jitterbug

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Limelight 3000 series (7 inch 45 rpm)

Y 3000x45   The Chimes - Cry, Cry Baby / Angel Child

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Y 3001x45   Jackie Cray - Maybelle / I Want You Baby

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Y 3002x45   The Chimes - Du Wap / Stop, Look And Listen

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Y 3003x45   Fox Hall - My Baby Left Me / Do The Rock 'N Roll

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Y 3004x45   Teddy Phillips - Melancholy Moods / My Memories Of You

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Y 3005x45   Freddie Robinson - Not Like Now / Five Feet Of Lovin'

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Limelight 3050 series (7 inch 45 rpm)

L 3051   Dizzy Gillespie - Poor Joe / Fiesta Mojo

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) James Moody (tenor sax, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums) Kansas Fields (percussion)
Chicago, IL, November 5, 1964
34076Poor Joe
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) James Moody (tenor sax, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums) Kansas Fields (percussion)
Chicago, IL, November 6, 1964
34832Fiesta Mo-Jo (45 rpm edit)

L 3052   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Faith / One For Gamal

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) John Gilmore (tenor sax) John Hicks (piano) Victor Sproles (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 14, 16 & 25, 1964
31707Faith
31710One For Gamal

L 3053   Chet Baker - Baby Breeze / The Touch Of Your Lips

Chet Baker (flugelhorn) Frank Srozier (alto sax, flute) Phil Urso (tenor sax, arranger) Hal Galper (piano) Michael Fleming (bass) Charlie Rice (drums)
NYC, November 14, 1964
34085-5Baby Breeze
Bob James (piano) Michael Fleming (bass) Charlie Rice (drums) Chet Baker (vocals)
NYC, November 20, 1964
34106-9The Touch Of Your Lips

L 3054   Clifford Brown - Daahoud / Embraceable You

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1954
10880Daahoud
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Richie Powell (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums) 6 violins, 2 violas, 1 cello, Neal Hefti (arranger, conductor)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 20, 1955
11124-6Embraceable You

L 3055   Cannonball Adderley - Limehouse Blues / Stars Fell On Alabama

Cannonball Adderley (alto sax) John Coltrane (tenor sax -1) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Universal Recording, Studio B, Chicago, IL, February 3, 1959
1. 20487Limehouse Blues (45 rpm edit)
2. 20488Stars Fell On Alabama (45 rpm edit)
** reissue of Mercury 71712.

L 3056   Oscar Peterson - March Past / Place St. Henri

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
NYC, September 9, 1964
33859March Past
33861Place St. Henri

L 3057   Milt Jackson - Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye / Project "S"

Jimmy Heath (flute, tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) McCoy Tyner (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, December 9, 1964
35134Project "S" (45 rpm edit)
Milt Jackson (vibes) McCoy Tyner (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, December 28, 1964
34777Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye

L 3058   Roland Kirk - A Quote From Clifford Brown / Serenade To A Cuckoo

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L 3059   The Three Sounds - Justerini / Hittin' The Jug

Gene Harris (piano) Andy Simpkins (bass) Bill Dowdy (drums) with Milt Bernhart, Gil Falco, Lew McCreary, George Oliver, Tommy Shepherd, Kenny Shroyer (trombone)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 24 & 25 & March 25, 1965
35801Hittin' The Jug (45 rpm edit)
31753Justerini

L 3060   Les McCann - Jack V. Schwartz / But Not Really

Les McCann (piano, vocals) Victor Gaskin (bass) Paul Humphrey (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December, 1964
36385But Not Really (45 rpm edit)
36384Jack V. Schwartz (45 rpm edit)

L 3061   Gerry Mulligan - King Of The Road / Downtown

Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Johnny Gray (guitar) Jimmy Bond (bass) Hal Blaine (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 26, 27 & 28, 1965
35824King Of The Road
35825Downtown

L 3062   Oscar Peterson - The Smudge / Lovers' Promenade

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L 3063   Chet Baker - There Is No Greater Love / You're My Thrill

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L 3064   Earl Hines - Tea For Two / Honeysuckle Rose

Earl Hines (piano) George Tucker (bass) Oliver Jackson Jr. (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, March 14, 1965
36787Honeysuckle Rose (edited version from 36294)
36786Tea For Two (edited version from 36296)

L 3065   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Soul Finger / Buh's Bossa

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L 3066   Les McCann - Green, Green Rocky Road / The Great City

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L 3067   not used

L 3068   The Three Sounds - Theme From "Skyscraper" / Hot Cha

Gene Harris (piano) Andy Simpkins (bass) Bill Dowdy (drums) with unidentified large orchestra, Julian Lee (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, July, 1965
35834Theme From "Skyscraper"
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August, 1965
35840Hot Cha

L 3069   Milt Jackson - Turquoise / Name Sake

James Moody (flute, vocals) Milt Jackson (vibes) Cedar Walton (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Otis "Candy" Finch (drums)
"The Museum Of Modern Art", NYC, August 12, 1965
37120Turquoise (45 rpm edit)
37121Name Sake (45 rpm edit)

L 3070   Roland Kirk - Mystical Dream / ???

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L 3071   Dizzy Gillespie - The Chains / The Sword

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L 3072   Oscar Peterson - Straighten Up And Fly Right / When My Sugar Walks Down The Street

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Hollywood, CA, October 28, 1965
35910Straighten Up And Fly Right
John Frosk, Joe Newman (trumpet) Ernie Royal, Daniel Stiles (trumpet, flugelhorn) Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Seldon Powell, Jerome Richardson (tenor, bass flute) Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods (alto sax) Marvin Holladay (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, November 13, 1965
37145When My Sugar Walks Down The Street

L 3073   Roland Kirk - Nothing But The Truth / Walk On By

Virgil Jones (trumpet) Martin Banks (flugelhorn) Garnett Brown (trombone, arranger) Roland Kirk (tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, bagpipes, piccolo, baritone sax, siren) Horace Parlan (piano, celeste -1, vibes -2) Eddie Mathias (bass) Sonny Brown (drums) Montego Joe (congas) Manuel Ramos (percussion) unidentified choir (-2) Coleridge Perkinson (conductor -2)
NYC, November 16 & 17, 1965
1. 37168Walk On By
2. 37173Nothing But The Truth

L 3074   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Buttercorn Lady / The Theme

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L 3075   The Three Sounds - Downtown / Mohair Sam

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L 3076   Dizzy Gillespie - Winchester Cathedral / The Song Is Ended

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L 3077   Les McCann - Bucket Of Grease / All

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L 3078   Les McCann - Caper Of The Golden Bulls / Loves Of July

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L 3079   Dizzy Gillespie - Don't Throw Your Back Outa Whack / N.A.T.R.A.

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L 3080   not used

L 3081   Les McCann - The Shout, Part 1 & 2

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L 3082   The Hip Sound - Too Much / Far Out

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L 3083   The Mecki Mark Men - Sweet Movin' / Love Feeling

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L 3084   Childe Harold - Brink Of Death / Anne, With Love

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L 3085   The Electrosoniks - ???

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L 3086   Paul Bley - Mr. Joy / El Cordobes

Paul Bley (piano) Gary Peacock (bass) Billy Elgart (drums)
"University Of Washington", Seattle, WA, May 10, 11 & 12, 1968
42690El Cordobes (45 rpm edit)
42915Mr. Joy (45 rpm edit)

L 3087   The Electronic Concept Orchestra - ??? / ???

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L 3088   The Sound Of Feeling - Hurdy Gurdy Man / Along Came Sam

Joe Roccisano (flute, soprano, alto sax, percussion) Fred Katz (cello) Gayle Levant (harp) Emil Richards (vibes, percussion) Paul Beaver (synthesizer) Ray Neapolitan, Dave Parlato (bass) Maurice Miller (drums) Gary David (vocals, piano, arranger) Alyce Andrece, Rhae Andrece (vocals, arranger)
November, 1968 or January, 1969
43494Hurdy Gurdy Man (45 rpm edit)
43495Along Came Sam (45 rpm edit)

L 3089   Melvin Jackson - Funky Skull, Part 1 & 2

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L 3090   The Electronic Concept Orchestra - Aquarius / Grazing In The Grass

Eddie Higgins (piano, synthesizer, electric harpsichord, electric piano, Clavinet, Echoplex, electronic organ) Jimmy Dondlinger (electric, acoustic guitar) Denny Roche (Fender bass) Mike Tegza (drums) Morris Jennings (drums, conga drums) Phil Thomas (conga drums)
RCA Studios, Chicago, IL, Universal Recording, Chicago, IL & DB Studios, Chicago, IL, 1969
Aquarius
Grazing In The Grass

L 3091   The Electronic Concept Orchestra - Je T'Aime... Moi Non Plus / Rock Me

Eddie Higgins (piano, synthesizer, electric harpsichord, electric piano, Clavinet, Echoplex, electronic organ) Jimmy Dondlinger (electric, acoustic guitar) Denny Roche (Fender bass) Mike Tegza (drums) Morris Jennings (drums, conga drums) Phil Thomas (conga drums): same session
RCA Studios, Chicago, IL, Universal Recording, Chicago, IL & DB Studios, Chicago, IL, 1969
Rock Me
Eddie Higgins, Bob Schiff (synthesizer, electric piano) Phil Upchurch (electric guitar) Morris Jennings (drums) and others
Je T'aime... Moi Non Plus