Mercury Records Discography: 1947

1947

Red Rodney's Be-Boppers

Red Rodney (trumpet) Allen Eager (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Al Haig (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
NYC, January 29, 1947
HL196-2All God's Chillun Got RhythmMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL196-5-EmArcy MG 36016; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL197-1ElevationKeynote K670; Mercury EP 1-3100; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL198-2Fine And DandyMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL198-3-Keynote K670; Mercury EP 1-3100; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL199-2The Goof And IMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL199-4-EmArcy MG 36016; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 36016   Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s
* EmArcy MG 26001   Various Artists - The Young At Bop
* Mercury EP 1-3100   Various Artists - Parade Of The Bopers, Vol. 7
* Keynote K670   Red Rodney - Elevation / Fine And Dandy
= Keynote K140   Red Rodney, Neal Hefti - Be-Bop

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

Al Killian, Irving Lewis, Everett McDonald, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Art Robey (trumpet, vocals) Frank Bradley, Burt Johnson, Tommy Pederson, Phil Washburne (trombone) Gus McReynolds, Frank Papalardo (alto sax) Kurt Bloom, Don Raffell (tenor sax) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto sax) Bob Dawes (baritone sax) Billy Miller (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ed Mihelich (bass) George Jenkins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 3, 1947
AP3095Power SteeringClef MGC 165; Verve MGV 2031
AP3096 | 745-1Blue LouApollo 1082; Mercury 8980, MGC 114; Verve MGV 2007
AP3097Juice Head BabyApollo 1082; Clef MGC 164; Verve MGV 2031
AP3099CaravanMonogram 116
AP3100Darktown Strutters' Ball-
* Verve MGV 2031   Charlie Barnet - For Dancing Lovers
* Verve MGV 2007   Charlie Barnet - Dance Bash
* Clef MGC 165   Charlie Barnet - Dance Session #1
* Mercury MGC 114; Clef MGC 114   Charlie Barnet Plays Charlie Barnet
* Clef MGC 164   Charlie Barnet - Dance Session #2
* Apollo 1082   Charlie Barnet - Blue Lou / Juice Head Baby
* Mercury 8980, 8980x45; Clef 8980, 8980x45   Charlie Barnet - Blue Lou / Deep Purple
* Monogram 116; Apollo 1070   Charlie Barnet - Caravan / Darktown Strutters' Ball

Dinah Washington With Chubby Jackson Orchestra

Tony Aless (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Chubby Jackson (bass) Dinah Washington (vocals) and others
NYC, March 25 or April 15, 1947
761Mean And Evil Bluesrejected
762You Satisfy-
763-3Stairway To The StarsMercury 8035, MG 25138, MG 20119
764-3I Want To Be LovedMercury 8035, (J) 18PJ-10223/26
* Mercury MG 20119   Dinah Washington - Music For A First Love
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10223/26   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 7 - 1961
* Mercury MG 25138   Dynamic Dinah! - The Great Voice Of Dinah Washington
* Mercury 8035   Dinah Washington - Stairway To The Stars / I Want To Be Loved

Charlie Ventura And His All-American Sextet

Charlie Chavers (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Charlie Ventura (soprano, tenor sax) Ralph Burns (piano) Bill DeArango (guitar) Chubby Jackson (bass) Dave Tough (drums) Buddy Stewart (vocals)
NYC, March, 1947
NSC236SynthesisNational 9036; EmArcy EP 1-6047, MG 26028; Regent MG 6064
NSC237Soothe MeNational 9043; Regent MG 6064
NSC238Blue ChampagneNational 9036; EmArcy MG 36015; Regent MG 6064
NSC239Stop And GoNational 9066; EmArcy EP 1-6046, MG 26028; Regent MG 6064
* Regent MG 6064; Savoy MG 12202   Charlie Ventura, Kai Winding - East Of Suez
* EmArcy MG 36015; Universal (J) UCCM-9118   Charlie Ventura - Jumping With Ventura
* EmArcy MG 26028   Charlie Ventura - F.Y.I.
* EmArcy EP 1-6047   Charlie Ventura - Ventura's Venture
* EmArcy EP 1-6046   Charlie Ventura - F.Y.I.
* National 9036   Charlie Ventura - Blue Champagne / Synthesis
* National 9043   Charlie Ventura - Soothe Me / Eleven Sixty
* National 9066   Charlie Ventura - Stop And Go / Jackie And Roy - Pina Colada

Helen Humes With Buck Clayton's Orchestra

Buck Clayton (trumpet) George Matthews (trombone) John Hardee (tenor sax) Ram Ramirez (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Walter Page (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, April 2, 1947
859Jet Propelled PapaMercury 8047, 314 528 292-2
860Blue And SentimentalMercury 8047
861-2I Just Refuse To Sing The BluesMercury 8056
862-3They Raided The Joint-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8047   Helen Humes - Jet Propelled Papa / Blue And Sentimental
* Mercury 8056   Helen Humes - I Just Refuse To Sing The Blues / They Raided The Joint

Billy Eckstine And His Octet

Ray Linn (trumpet) Gerald Vlentine (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Warren Bracken (piano) unknown (guitar) Shifty Henry (bass) Tim Kennedy (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone)
Los Angeles, CA, April 21, 1947
NSC257All Of MeNational 9041; EmArcy EP 1-6116, MG 36010; Regent MG 6052; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC258Where Are YouEmArcy EP 1-6045, MG 36030; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC259Prelude To A KissEmArcy EP 1-6115, MG 36010; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC260She's Got The Blues For SaleNational 9041; EmArcy EP 1-6040, MG 26025, MG 36029; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC261What's NewNational 9096; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC262Serenade In BlueNational 9132; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC263In My SolitudeNational 9086; EmArcy EP 1-6115, MG 36010; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC264Sophisticated LadyNational 9049; EmArcy EP 1-6115, MG 36010; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
* EmArcy MG 36010   Billy Eckstine - I Surrender, Dear
* Regent MG 6052   Billy Eckstine - Prisoner Of Love
* Savoy SJL 1127   Billy Eckstine Sings
* EmArcy MG 36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* Regent MG 6054   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream
* Regent MG 6053   Billy Eckstine - The Duke, The Blues And Me
* EmArcy MG 36029   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band
* Regent MG 6058   Billy Eckstine - You Call It Madness
* EmArcy MG 26025   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* EmArcy EP 1-6116   Billy Eckstine - ???
* EmArcy EP 1-6045   Billy Eckstine - Mood For Love
* EmArcy EP 1-6115   Billy Eckstine - ???
* EmArcy EP 1-6040   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* National 9041   Billy Eckstine - All Of Me / She's Got The Blues For Sale
* National 9096   Billy Eckstine - What's New / There Are Such Things
* National 9132   Billy Eckstine - Cool Breeze / Serenade In Blue
* National 9086   Billy Eckstine - Solitude / I Do, Do You
* National 9049   Billy Eckstine - The Jitney Man / Sophisticated Lady

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson And His Orchestra

Volley Bastine, John Hunt, Clark Terry (trumpet) Leon Comegys, Arnett Sparrow (trombone) Frank Dominguez (alto sax) Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (alto sax, vocals) Red Carman, Lee Pope (tenor sax) Greely Walton (baritone sax) Earl Van Riper (piano) Leonard "Heavy" Swain (bass) George "Butch" Ballard (drums)
St. Louis, MO, April 29, 1947
921-2Luxury Tax BluesMercury 8051
922Railroad Porter's BluesMercury 8060, 314 528 292-2
923-2Gonna Send You Back Where I Got You FromMercury 8051, 314 528 292-2
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8051   Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - Luxury Tax Blues / Gonna Send You Back Where I Got You From
* Mercury 8060   Eddie Vinson - King For A Day Blues / Railroad Porter's Blues

The Trenier Twins With Gene Gilbeaux Orchestra

Don Hill (alto sax) Buddy Collette (tenor sax) Gene Gilbeaux (piano) Bob Bain (guitar) Herman Washington (bass) Henry Tucker Green (drums) Claude Trenier, Cliff Trenier (vocals)
NYC, May 15 or September 16, 1947
1023|1057Ain't She MeanMercury 8078
1024-1|1058I Miss You SoMercury 8058
1025-1Hey, Sister Lucy!Mercury 8058, 314 528 292-2
1026-1No, Baby, No!Mercury 8071
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8078   The Trenier Twins - Ain't She Mean / It's A Quiet Town (In Crossbone County)
* Mercury 8058   The Trenier Twins - Hey, Sister Lucy! / I Miss You So
* Mercury 8071   The Trenier Twins - No, Baby, No! / Oooh! Look-a There, Ain't She Pretty

Lennie Tristano Trio

Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Bob Leininger (bass)
NYC, May 23, 1947
KH200Blue BoyKeynote K681; EmArcy MG 36016, EP 1-6130, DEM 2; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086; Classics (F) 1184
KH201AtonementKeynote K681; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086; Classics (F) 1184
KH202-1Coolin' Off With UlanovKeynote K680; EmArcy MG 36016, EP 1-6130; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086; Classics (F) 1184
KH202-2-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086
* EmArcy MG 36016   Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s
* EmArcy DEM 2   Various Artists - Jazz Of Two Decades
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Indigo IGO CD 2086   Lennie Tristano - Out On A Limb
* Classics (F) 1184   Lennie Tristano 1946-1947
* EmArcy EP 1-6130   Various Artists - Advance Guard Of The '40s
* Keynote K681   Lennie Tristano - Blue Boy / Atonement
* Keynote K680   Lennie Tristano - I Surrender, Dear / Coolin' Off With Ulanov

Gene Ammons And His Sextet

Gail Brockman (trumpet) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) James Craig (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Chuck Williams (drums) George Stone (arranger)
Chicago, IL, June 19, 1947
848ConcentrationEmArcy MG 26031, EP 1-6052; Wing MGW 12156; EmArcy EMS 2-400
849-1Red TopMercury 8048; EmArcy EMS 2-400
9677Red Top (vocal overdub)Mercury 70139; EmArcy MG 26031, EP 1-6053; Wing MGW 12156; EmArcy EMS 2-400
850-1IdahoMercury 8048, 70139; EmArcy MG 26031, EP 1-6052; Wing MGW 12156; EmArcy EMS 2-400
* Wing MGW 12156   Gene Ammons - Light, Bluesy, And Moody
* EmArcy EMS 2-400   Gene Ammons - Jug Sessions
* EmArcy MG 26031   Gene Ammons - With Or Without
* EmArcy EP 1-6052   Gene Ammons - With Or Without
* EmArcy EP 1-6053   Gene Ammons - Red Top
* Mercury 8048   Gene Ammons - Red Top / Idaho
* Mercury 70139, 70139x45   Gene Ammons - Red Top / Idaho

Dinah Washington With Dave Young Orchestra

Harry Jackson (trumpet) Andrew Gardner (alto sax) Dave Young (tenor sax) Rudy Martin (piano) Bill Settles (bass) Curtis Walker (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Chicago, IL, August 5, 1947
925-2You SatisfyMercury 8102, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
926-2Fool That I AmMercury 8050, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
927-1There's Got To Be A ChangeMercury 8061, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
928-1Mean And Evil BluesMercury 8050, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Mercury 8102   Dinah Washington - You Satisfy / Laughing Boy
* Mercury 8050   Dinah Washington - Fool That I Am / Mean And Evil Blues
* Mercury 8061   Dinah Washington - There's Got To Be A Change / Early In The Morning

Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings

Marvin Randolph (trumpet -1/4) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Albert Ammons (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Al Burroughs (drums)
Chicago, IL, August 6, 1947
1. 929-2St. Louis BluesMercury 8053, A 8053x45, MG 25012, EP 1-3044; EmArcy EMS 2-400
2. 929-3St. Louis Blues (alternate take)Mercury 8053 (alt.)
3. 930-1Shufflin' The BoogieMercury 8053, A 8053x45, MG 25012; EmArcy EMS 2-400
4. 930-2-Mercury 8053 (alt.)
5. 931-1S.P. BluesMercury 8063, MG 25012; EmArcy EMS 2-400
6. 932-1HiroshimaMercury 8063
* EmArcy EMS 2-400   Gene Ammons - Jug Sessions
* Mercury MG 25012   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury EP 1-3044   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury 8053   Albert Ammons - St. Louis Blues / Shufflin' The Boogie
* Mercury 8053 (alt.)   Albert Ammons - St. Louis Blues / Shufflin' The Boogie (some pressings)
* Mercury 8063   Albert Ammons - S.P. Blues / Hiroshima
* Mercury A 8053x45   Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings (no details)

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

James Campbell, Joe Graves, Dave Nichols, Jimmy Nottingham, Clark Terry (trumpet) Walt Benson, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito (trombone) Frank Papalardo, Walt Weidler (alto sax) Kurt Bloom, Jack Henderson (tenor sax) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto sax) Bob Dawes (baritone sax) Bill Miller (piano) Bob Bain (guitar) Frank Siravo (bass) Dick Shanahan (drums) Bunny Briggs, Jean Louise (vocals)
NYC, August 25, 1947
AP3130East Side, West SideMonogram 131; Clef MGC 164; Verve MGV 2031
AP3131My Old Flame-
AP3132SleepClef MGC 165; Verve MGV 2031
AP3133 | 741-1Jubilee JumpApollo 1092; Mercury 8982, MGC 114; Verve MGV 2007
* Verve MGV 2031   Charlie Barnet - For Dancing Lovers
* Verve MGV 2007   Charlie Barnet - Dance Bash
* Clef MGC 164   Charlie Barnet - Dance Session #2
* Clef MGC 165   Charlie Barnet - Dance Session #1
* Mercury MGC 114; Clef MGC 114   Charlie Barnet Plays Charlie Barnet
* Monogram 131; Apollo 1084   Charlie Barnet - East Side, West Side / My Old Flame
* Apollo 1092   Charlie Barnet - Jubilee Jump / Deep Purple
* Mercury 8982, 8982x45; Clef 8982, 8982x45   Charlie Barnet - Jubilee Jump / Southern Fried

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

James Campbell, Joe Graves, Dave Nichols, Jimmy Nottingham, Clark Terry (trumpet) Walt Benson, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito (trombone) Frank Papalardo, Walt Weidler (alto sax) Kurt Bloom, Jack Henderson (tenor sax) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto sax) Bob Dawes (baritone sax) Bill Miller (piano) Bob Bain (guitar) Frank Siravo (bass) Dick Shanahan (drums): omit Briggs, Louise
Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1947
AP3155MoodsApollo 786; Clef MGC 165; Verve MGV 2031
AP3156Budandy-
AP3157 | 744-2Deep PurpleApollo 1092; Mercury 8980, MGC 114; Verve MGV 2007
* Verve MGV 2031   Charlie Barnet - For Dancing Lovers
* Verve MGV 2007   Charlie Barnet - Dance Bash
* Clef MGC 165   Charlie Barnet - Dance Session #1
* Mercury MGC 114; Clef MGC 114   Charlie Barnet Plays Charlie Barnet
* Apollo 786   Charlie Barnet - Moods / Budandy
* Apollo 1092   Charlie Barnet - Jubilee Jump / Deep Purple
* Mercury 8980, 8980x45; Clef 8980, 8980x45   Charlie Barnet - Blue Lou / Deep Purple

Charlie Ventura And His Great Combo

Kai Winding (trombone) Charlie Ventura (tenor sax) Lou Stein (piano) Bob Carter (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Buddy Stewart (vocals -1,2)
NYC, September 11, 1947
1. NSC265Pennies From HeavenNational 9077; EmArcy EP 1-6047, MG 26028; Regent MG 6064
2. NSC266Eleven SixtyNational 9043; EmArcy EP 1-6133, MG 36015; Regent MG 6064
3. NSC267East Of SuezNational 9048; EmArcy EP 1-6131, MG 36038, DEM 2; Regent MG 6064
4. NSC268Baby, Baby All The TimeNational 9057; EmArcy MG 36015; Regent MG 6064
* Regent MG 6064; Savoy MG 12202   Charlie Ventura, Kai Winding - East Of Suez
* EmArcy MG 36015; Universal (J) UCCM-9118   Charlie Ventura - Jumping With Ventura
* EmArcy MG 36038   Various Artists - Boning Up The 'Bones
* EmArcy DEM 2   Various Artists - Jazz Of Two Decades
* EmArcy MG 26028   Charlie Ventura - F.Y.I.
* EmArcy EP 1-6047   Charlie Ventura - Ventura's Venture
* EmArcy EP 1-6133   Charlie Ventura - Jumping With Ventura
* EmArcy EP 1-6131   Various Artists - Boning Up On 'Bones
* National 9077   Charlie Ventura - Pennies From Heaven / Jackie And Roy - Deed I Do
* National 9043   Charlie Ventura - Soothe Me / Eleven Sixty
* National 9048   Charlie Ventura - I'll Never Be The Same / East Of Suez
* National 9057   Charlie Ventura - Baby, Baby All The Time / I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles

Dinah Washington With Rudy Martin Trio

Rudy Martin (piano, celeste) Bill Settles (bass) unknown (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Chicago, IL, fall 1947
965Since I Fell For YouMercury 8057, MG 20585, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
966-2West Side BabyMercury 8079, MG 20585; Wing MGW 12223-W
967You Can Depend On MeMercury 8057, MG 20585; Wing MGW 12223-W
968Early In The MorningMercury 8061, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
* Mercury MG 20585   Dinah Washington - Dinah Might Blues (not released)
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Wing MGW 12223-W, SRW 16223-W   Dinah Washington Sings
* Mercury 8057   Dinah Washington - Since I Fell For You / You Can Depend On Me
* Mercury 8079   Dinah Washington - West Side Baby / Walkin' And Talkin'
* Mercury 8061   Dinah Washington - There's Got To Be A Change / Early In The Morning

Gene Ammons Sextet With Earl Coleman

Gail Brockman (trumpet) Ernest McDonald (alto, baritone sax) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals -2) George Stone (arranger)
Chicago, IL, October 23, 1947
1. 1133-2McDougal's SproutMercury 8062; EmArcy MG 26031, EP 1-6052; Wing MGW 12156; EmArcy EMS 2-400
2. 1134-2Hold That MoneyMercury 8062; EmArcy MG 26031, EP 1-6053; Wing MGW 12156; EmArcy EMS 2-400; Mercury 314 528 292-2
3. 1135-2ShermanskiMercury 8096; EmArcy MG 26031, EP 1-6052; Wing MGW 12156; EmArcy EMS 2-400
4. 1136-1Harold The FoxMercury 8123; EmArcy MG 26031, EP 1-6053, EMS 2-400
* Wing MGW 12156   Gene Ammons - Light, Bluesy, And Moody
* EmArcy EMS 2-400   Gene Ammons - Jug Sessions
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* EmArcy MG 26031   Gene Ammons - With Or Without
* EmArcy EP 1-6052   Gene Ammons - With Or Without
* EmArcy EP 1-6053   Gene Ammons - Red Top
* Mercury 8062   Gene Ammons - McDougal's Sprout / Hold That Money
* Mercury 8096   Gene Ammons - Shermanski / E.A.A.K. Blues
* Mercury 8123   Gene Ammons - Harold The Fox / Jeet Jet

Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer's Orchestra

Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA?, November 8, 1947
1129Cherie I Love YouMercury 1112, 1178, MG 25024 (alt.), EP 1-3047, MG 20080
1130I've Only Myself To BlameMercury 5096; Wing MGW 12158, MGW 12158-W
1131ShineMercury 5091, 1433x45, MG 25007, EP 1-3021, MG 20085, MG 20587, C 30017x45; Wing MGW 12110, MGW 12110-W
1132We'll Be Together AgainMercury 5091, 1433x45, MG 25007, EP 1-3021, EP 1-3047, MG 20080
* Mercury MG 20080; Wing MGW 12202   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Wing MGW 12158   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues
* Wing MGW 12158-W, SRW 16158-W   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues
* Mercury MG 20085   Frankie Laine - Concert Date
* Wing MGW 12110   Frankie Laine - Sings All Time Favorites
* Wing MGW 12110-W, SRW 16110-W   Frankie Laine - Sings All Time Favorites
* Mercury MG 25024 (alt.), MG 25040   Frankie Laine
* Mercury MG 25007   Frankie Laine - Favorites
* Mercury EP 1-3021   Frankie Laine - ???
* Mercury 1433x45   Frankie Laine - Shine / We'll Be Together Again
= Mercury A 165x45   Frankie Laine Favorites
* Mercury 1112   Frankie Laine - Cherie I Love You / Our Dream
= Mercury A 59   Frankie Laine - Meet Me At Midnight
* Mercury 1178, 1178x45   Frankie Laine - Cherie I Love You / I'm In The Mood For Love
= Mercury A 81   Frankie Laine
* Mercury 5096   Frankie Laine - I've Only Myself To Blame / But Beautiful
* Mercury 5091   Frankie Laine - Shine / We'll Be Together Again
* Mercury EP 1-3047, MG 20587, C 30017x45   Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer's Orchestra (no details)

Dinah Washington With Rudy Martin Trio

Rudy Martin (piano) possibly Hurley Ramey (guitar) Bill Settles (bass) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Chicago, IL, November 13, 1947
1224No More Lonely Gal BluesMercury 8072, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1225-2Walkin' And Talkin'Mercury 8079; EmArcy 814 184-1; Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1226Ain't Misbehavin'Mercury 8072, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1227What Can I Say After I Say I'm SorryMercury 8133, 1341x45, MG 25138, MG 20119
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* EmArcy 814 184-1   Dinah Washington - A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side)
* Mercury MG 20119   Dinah Washington - Music For A First Love
* Mercury MG 25138   Dynamic Dinah! - The Great Voice Of Dinah Washington
* Mercury 1341x45   Dinah Washington - Embraceable You / What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry
= Mercury A 135x45   Dynamic Dinah - The Great Voice Of Dinah Washington
* Mercury 8072   Dinah Washington - No More Lonely Gal Blues / Ain' Misbehavin'
* Mercury 8079   Dinah Washington - West Side Baby / Walkin' And Talkin'
* Mercury 8133   Dinah Washington - What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry / Pete

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

James Campbell, Joe Graves, Jimmy Nottingham, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry (trumpet) Walt Benson, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito (trombone) Walter Weidler, Wolfgang Weidler (alto sax) Kurt Bloom, Bud Shank (tenor sax) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto sax) Bob Dawes (baritone sax) Claude Williamson (piano) unknown (guitar) Don Totsi (bass) Dick Shanahan (drums) Bunny Briggs (vocals) Billy May (arranger)
NYC, November 30, 1947
AP3194 | 746-2Southern FriedApollo 1107; Mercury 8982, MGC 114; Verve MGV 2007
AP3195Little John OrdinaryApollo 1107; Clef MGC 165; Verve MGV 2031
AP3196 | 742-1Charleston AlleyApollo 1105; Mercury 8981, MGC 114; Verve MGV 2007
AP3197 | 743-3Gal From Joe'sApollo 1106; Mercury 8979, MGC 114; Verve MGV 2007
AP3198Rockin' In RhythmApollo 1106; Clef MGC 165; Verve MGV 2031
AP3199Pompton TurnpikeApollo 1105; Clef MGC 165; Verve MGV 2031
Dirty Rotten ShameApollo 792
Blue Moon-
* Verve MGV 2007   Charlie Barnet - Dance Bash
* Verve MGV 2031   Charlie Barnet - For Dancing Lovers
* Mercury MGC 114; Clef MGC 114   Charlie Barnet Plays Charlie Barnet
* Clef MGC 165   Charlie Barnet - Dance Session #1
* Apollo 1107   Charlie Barnet - Little John Ordinary / Southern Fried
* Mercury 8982, 8982x45; Clef 8982, 8982x45   Charlie Barnet - Jubilee Jump / Southern Fried
* Apollo 1105   Charlie Barnet - Charleston Alley / Pompton Turnpike
* Mercury 8981, 8981x45; Clef 8981, 8981x45   Charlie Barnet - Charleston Alley / Cherokee
* Apollo 1106   Charlie Barnet - Gal From Joe's / Rockin' In Rhythm
* Mercury 8979, 8979x45; Clef 8979, 8979x45   Charlie Barnet - Gal From Joe's / Skyliner
* Apollo 792   Charlie Barnet - Dirty Rotten Shame / Blue Moon

Albert Ammons

Albert Ammons (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar -1) Israel Crosby (bass) Jump Jackson (drums)
Chicago, IL, late 1947
1. 1281MargieMercury 8205
2. 1362-2Tuxedo BoogieMercury 8087
3. 1363-1Mr. Bell BoogieMercury 8115
4. 1363-3Mr. Bell Boogie (alternate take)Sphinx M 18
5. 1364-2Bear Den BoogieMercury 8087
6. 1365Rhythm BoogieMercury 8242
* Sphinx M 18   Albert Ammons - ???
* Mercury 8205   Albert Ammons - Red Sails In The Sunset / Margie
* Mercury 8087   Albert Ammons - Tuxedo Boogie / Bear Den Boogie
* Mercury 8115   Albert Ammons - Lady Be Good / Mr. Bell Boogie
* Mercury 8242   Albert Ammons - Rhythm Boogie / When You And I Were Young, Maggie

Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings

Albert Ammons (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) unknown (drums)
Chicago, IL, late 1947
1169Roses Of PicardyMercury 8140
1170-2The Sheik Of ArabyMercury 8070, A 8070x45, MG 25012
1170-3The Sheik Of Araby (alternate take)Mercury 8070 (alt.)
1171-2You Are My SunshineMercury 8070, A 8070x45, MG 25012, EP 1-3044
1171-3You Are My Sunshine (alternate take)Mercury 8070 (alt.)
1172In A Little Spanish TownMercury 8100
* Mercury MG 25012   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury EP 1-3044   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury 8140   Albert Ammons - Why I'm Leaving You
* Mercury 8070   Albert Ammons - The Sheik Of Araby / You Are My Sunshine
* Mercury 8070 (alt.)   Albert Ammons - The Sheik Of Araby / You Are My Sunshine (some pressings)
* Mercury 8100   Albert Ammons - Baltimore Breakdown / In A Little Spanish Town
* Mercury A 8070x45   Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings (no details)

Cootie Williams And His Orchestra

Bob Merrill, Cootie Williams (trumpet) Rupert Cole (alto sax) Weasel Parker (tenor sax) Arnold Jarvis (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Leonard Swain (bass) Sylvester "Vess" Payne (drums) Eddie Mack, Billy Matthews (vocals) The Balladeers (vocal group)
NYC, late 1947
1585-2You Talk A Little Trash (I'll Spend A Little Cash)Mercury 8083
1586-2Typhoon-
1587I Love You, Yes I DoMercury 8073
1588Smooth Sailing-
* Mercury 8083   Cootie Williams - You Talk A Little Trash (And I'll Spend A Little Cash) / Typhoon
* Mercury 8073   Cootie Williams - I Love You, Yes I Do / Smooth Sailing

Frankie Laine With Harry Geller's Orchestra

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor) and others
late 1947
1431May I Never Love AgainMercury 5114; Wing MGW 12202, MGW 12202-W
1432'Til We Meet AgainMercury 1114, 1180, MG 25024 (alt.), MG 20080
1433Put 'Em In A Box, Tie 'Em With A RibbonMercury 5130
1434Our DreamMercury 5332, 1112, EP 1-3165
1435With All My HeartMercury 1113, EP 1-3175, MG 25097, MG 20105
1436Thanks For Your KissesMercury 5174
1437Yes, My Dearunissued
1438Inspiration PointMercury EP 1-3175, MG 25097, MG 20105
1439Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)Mercury 5301, 5495, 1113; Wing MGW 12158, MGW 12158-W
1440Our Dreamunissued
1441I Haven't The HeartMercury EP 1-3166, MG 25098; Wing MGW 12158, MGW 12158-W
* Wing MGW 12202-W, SRW 16202-W   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Mercury MG 20080; Wing MGW 12202   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Mercury MG 20105   Frankie Laine - With All My Heart
* Wing MGW 12158   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues
* Wing MGW 12158-W, SRW 16158-W   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues
* Mercury MG 25024 (alt.), MG 25040   Frankie Laine
* Mercury MG 25097   Frankie Laine - Mr. Rhythm Sings
* Mercury 5114   Frankie Laine - Baby That Ain't Right / May I Never Love Again
* Mercury 1114   Frankie Laine - 'Til We Meet Again / I'm In The Mood For Love
= Mercury A 59   Frankie Laine - Meet Me At Midnight
* Mercury 1180, 1180x45, 527x45   Frankie Laine - 'Til We Meet Again / Rockin' Chair
= Mercury A 81   Frankie Laine
* Mercury 5130   Frankie Laine - Baby Don't Be Mad At Me / Put 'Em In A Box, Tie 'Em With A Ribbon
* Mercury 5332   Frankie Laine - Our Dream / Don't Do Something To Someone Else
* Mercury 1112   Frankie Laine - Cherie I Love You / Our Dream
= Mercury A 59   Frankie Laine - Meet Me At Midnight
* Mercury 1113   Frankie Laine - With All My Heart / Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)
= Mercury A 59   Frankie Laine - Meet Me At Midnight
* Mercury 5174   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues / Thanks For Your Kisses
* Mercury 5301   Frankie Laine - Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You) / Bebop Spoken Here
* Mercury 5495   Frankie Laine - Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You) / I Was Dancing With Someone
* Mercury EP 1-3165, EP 1-3175, EP 1-3166, MG 25098   Frankie Laine With Harry Geller's Orchestra (no details)

Gene Ammons Sextet With Earl Coleman

Gail Brockman (trumpet) John "Flaps" Dungee (alto, baritone sax) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals) A.K. Salim (arranger)
Chicago, IL, December 1, 1947
1332-1Jeet JetMercury 8123; EmArcy MG 26031, EP 1-6053, EMS 2-400
1333-1Odd-En-DowMercury 8080; Wing MGW 12156; EmArcy EMS 2-400
1334Going For The Okey DoakEmArcy EMS 2-400
1335E.A.A.K. BluesMercury 8096; EmArcy EMS 2-400
* EmArcy EMS 2-400   Gene Ammons - Jug Sessions
* Wing MGW 12156   Gene Ammons - Light, Bluesy, And Moody
* EmArcy MG 26031   Gene Ammons - With Or Without
* EmArcy EP 1-6053   Gene Ammons - Red Top
* Mercury 8123   Gene Ammons - Harold The Fox / Jeet Jet
* Mercury 8080   Gene Ammons - Odd-En-Dow / Dues In Blues
* Mercury 8096   Gene Ammons - Shermanski / E.A.A.K. Blues

Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer And His Orchestra

Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1947
1244Baby That Ain't RightMercury 5114; Wing MGW 12158
1245When You're SmilingMercury 5143, MG 25026, EP 1-3053, MG 20085; Wing MGW 12110
1246Hold MeMercury 5158, MG 25025, MG 20083
1247Singing The BluesMercury 5174; Wing MGW 12158
* Wing MGW 12158   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues
* Mercury MG 20085   Frankie Laine - Concert Date
* Wing MGW 12110   Frankie Laine - Sings All Time Favorites
* Mercury MG 20083   Frankie Laine - Songs For People Together
* Mercury MG 25026   Frankie Laine - ???
* Mercury MG 25025   Frankie Laine
* Mercury 5114   Frankie Laine - Baby That Ain't Right / May I Never Love Again
* Mercury 5143   Frankie Laine - When You're Smiling / ???
* Mercury 5158   Frankie Laine - Hold Me / Ah, But It Happens
* Mercury 5174   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues / Thanks For Your Kisses
* Mercury EP 1-3053   Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer And His Orchestra (no details)

Dinah Washington With Cootie Williams Orchestra

Bob Merrill, Cootie Williams (trumpet) Robert Cole (alto sax) William Parker (tenor sax) Arnold Jarvis (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Leonard Swain (bass) Sylvester "Vess" Payne (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
NYC, December 30, 1947
1591-1I'm Getting Old Before My TimeMercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1591-2--
1592-1Record Ban BluesMercury MG 20622
1593-1Resolution BluesMercury 8082; EmArcy 814 184-1
1594-4I Want To CryMercury 8082, 8187, MG 25060, MG 20119
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Mercury MG 20622, SR 60622   Dinah Washington - The Good Old Days (not released)
= Mercury MG 20829, SR 60829   Dinah Washington - The Good Old Days
* EmArcy 814 184-1   Dinah Washington - A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side)
* Mercury MG 20119   Dinah Washington - Music For A First Love
* Mercury MG 25060   Dinah Washington
* Mercury 8082   Dinah Washington - Resolution Blues / I Want To Cry
* Mercury 8187   Dinah Washington With Cootie Williams Orchestra (no details)

Dinah Washington With Dave Young Orchestra

Harry Jackson (trumpet) Andrew Gardner (alto sax) Dave Young (tenor sax) Rudy Martin (piano) Bill Settles (bass) Curtis Walker (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Chicago, IL, 1947
1266Tell Me SoMercury 8094, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1267I Can't Face The MusicMercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1268PeteMercury 8133, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1269-3Am I Asking Too MuchMercury 8095, MG 25138, MG 20119
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Mercury MG 20119   Dinah Washington - Music For A First Love
* Mercury MG 25138   Dynamic Dinah! - The Great Voice Of Dinah Washington
* Mercury 8094   Dinah Washington - Tell Me So / In The Rain
* Mercury 8133   Dinah Washington - What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry / Pete
* Mercury 8095   Dinah Washington - Am I Asking Too Much / I Sold My Heart To The Junkman

Myra Taylor With Reiser-Meyers Trio

unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) Myra Taylor (vocals)
Chicago, IL, 1947
1157-1Move OutMercury 8068
1158-1Quit Barking In My Rhubarb (Gang Of Mine)-
1159-1Clinging VineMercury 8081
1160-1It's A Sin To Tell A Lie-
1161I Had Something Good (But It's Gone)unissued
1162This Is My Night To Dream-
1163I'm In My Sins This MorningMercury 8117, 314 528 292-2
1164BootedMercury 8117
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8068   Myra Taylor - Move Out / Quit Barking In My Rhubarb
* Mercury 8081   Myra Taylor - Clinging Vine / It's A Sin To Tell A Lie
* Mercury 8117   Myra Taylor - I'm In My Sins This Morning / Booted

Clyde McCoy And His Orchestra

Clyde McCoy (trumpet) unidentified orchestra
maybe NYC, 1947
1723/P161Child's Playunissued
1724/P162Stormy WeatherMercury 5559, MG 25034, EP 1-3054, MG 20110
1725/P163This Is The Inside Storyunissued
1726-2/P164Mississippi MudMercury 5136, MG 25034, EP 1-3054, MG 20110
* Mercury MG 20110   Dancing To The Blues With Clyde McCoy
* Mercury MG 25034   Clyde McCoy - Sugar Blues
* Mercury EP 1-3054   Clyde McCoy - ???
* Mercury 5559   Clyde McCoy - Tear It Down / Stormy Weather
* Mercury 5136   Clyde McCoy - Mississippi Mud / Oh Baby What You Do To Me

Dinah Washington With Teddy Brannon's Quartet

Teddy Brannon (piano) Dickie Thompson (guitar) Gene Groves (bass) unknown (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
NYC, 1947
1147I'm Afraid Of YouMercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1148I Love You, Yes I DoMercury 8065; Wing MGW 12140
1149Don't Come Knockin' At My DoorMercury 8065, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1150I Wish I Knew The Name Of The BoyMercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Wing MGW 12140   Dinah Washington - Late Late Show
* Mercury 8065   Dinah Washington - I Love You, Yes I Do / Don't Come Knockin' At My Door

Frankie Laine

Herb Geller (alto sax, clarinet) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra
1947
867By The Light Of The StarsMercury 5059, MG 25027, EP 1-3016, MG 20069
868Kiss Me AgainMercury 5059, MG 25026, EP 1-3053, MG 20083
* Mercury MG 20069   Songs By Frankie Laine
* Mercury MG 20083   Frankie Laine - Songs For People Together
* Mercury MG 25027   Frankie Laine
* Mercury MG 25026   Frankie Laine - ???
* Mercury 5059   Frankie Laine - By The Light Of The Stars / Kiss Me Again
* Mercury EP 1-3016, EP 1-3053   Frankie Laine (no details)

Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer And His Orchestra

Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer (conductor)
1947
1278Baby Don't Be Mad At MeMercury 5130
1279Ah, But It HappensMercury 5158; Wing MGW 12158
1280But BeautifulMercury 5096, MG 25007, EP 1-3021, MG 20083
* Wing MGW 12158   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues
* Mercury MG 20083   Frankie Laine - Songs For People Together
* Mercury MG 25007   Frankie Laine - Favorites
* Mercury EP 1-3021   Frankie Laine - ???
* Mercury 5130   Frankie Laine - Baby Don't Be Mad At Me / Put 'Em In A Box, Tie 'Em With A Ribbon
* Mercury 5158   Frankie Laine - Hold Me / Ah, But It Happens
* Mercury 5096   Frankie Laine - I've Only Myself To Blame / But Beautiful