Mercury Records Discography: 1949

1949

Big Bill Broonzy And His Fat Four

Antonio Casey (alto sax) Carl Sharp (piano) Big Bill Broonzy (guitar, vocals) Ransom Knowling (bass) Alfred "Big Man" Wallace (drums)
Chicago, IL, January 4, 1949
2175(I'm A) Wonderin' ManMercury 314 528 292-2
2176-1I Love My WhiskeyMercury 8122, 20905, 314 528 292-2
2177-1You've Been Mistreating Me BabyMercury 8160, 314 528 292-2
2178-1I Stay Blue All The Time-
2179-1Water Coast BluesMercury 8122, 314 528 292-2
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8122   Big Bill Broonzy - I Love My Whiskey / Water Coast Blues
* Mercury 8160   Big Bill Broonzy - You've Been Mistreating Me Baby / I Stay Blue All The Time
* Mercury 20905   Big Bill Broonzy And His Fat Four (no details)

Gene Ammons And His Orchestra

Jesse Miller (trumpet) Ernest McDonald (alto sax) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Junior Mance (piano) Leo Blevens (guitar) Leroy Jackson (bass) Wesley Landers (drums) Marcel Daniels (vocals -1/3)
NYC, February 5, 1949
1. 2501-1Daddy Sauce's AirlinesMercury 8145; EmArcy MG 36016, EMS 2-400
2. 2502-1Little Irv-
3. 2503-1Abdullah's FiestaMercury 8125; EmArcy EMS 2-400
4. 2504-1Brother Jug's SermonMercury 8125; EmArcy MG 36023, DEM 2, EMS 2-400
* EmArcy MG 36016   Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s
* EmArcy EMS 2-400   Gene Ammons - Jug Sessions
* EmArcy MG 36023   Various Artists - Battle Of The Saxes
* EmArcy DEM 2   Various Artists - Jazz Of Two Decades
* Mercury 8145   Gene Ammons - Daddy Sauce's Airlines / Little Irv
* Mercury 8125   Gene Ammons - Abdullah's Fiesta / Brother Jug's Sermon

Dinah Washington With Teddy Stewart's Orchestra

George Hudson (trumpet) Rupert Cole, Ernie Wilkins (alto sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) James Forman (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
NYC, March 4, 1949
2825How Deep Is The OceanMercury 8192, 1342x45, 5510x45, EP 1-3023, MG 25060, MG 25138, MG 20119
2826-2New York, Chicago And L.A.Mercury 8163, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
2827-3Give Me Back My TearsMercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
2828-1Good Daddy Blues-
2828-2-Mercury 8154, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
2829-1Baby-Get LostMercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
2829-2-Mercury 8148, MG 20247
2830-2I Only KnowMercury 8163, MG 25060, MG 20119
2831-1Drummer ManMercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
2831-2--
* Mercury MG 20119   Dinah Washington - Music For A First Love
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Mercury MG 20247   Dinah Washington - The Best In Blues
* Mercury MG 25060   Dinah Washington
* Mercury MG 25138   Dynamic Dinah! - The Great Voice Of Dinah Washington
* Mercury EP 1-3023   Presenting Dinah Washington
* Mercury 1342x45   Dinah Washington - How Deep Is The Ocean / Harbor Lights
= Mercury A 135x45   Dynamic Dinah - The Great Voice Of Dinah Washington
* Mercury 8192   Dinah Washington - How Deep Is The Ocean / Why Don't You Think Things Over
* Mercury 8163   Dinah Washington - New York, Chicago And L.A. / I Only Know
* Mercury 8154   Dinah Washington - The Richest Guy In The Graveyard / Good Daddy Blues
* Mercury 8148   Dinah Washington - Long John Blues / Baby-Get Lost
* Mercury 5510x45   Dinah Washington With Teddy Stewart's Orchestra (no details)

St. Louis Jimmy With Sunnyland Slim's Orchestra

Alex Atkins (alto sax) Sunnyland Slim (piano) Robert Lockwood Jr. (guitar) Ernest "Big" Crawford (bass) St. Louis Jimmy Oden (vocals)
Chicago, IL, April 6, 1949
2572-1Shame On You BabyMercury 8137, 314 528 292-2
2573-1I'll Never Be Satisfied-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8137   St. Louis Jimmy Oden - Shame On You Baby / I'll Never Be Satisfied

Sunnyland Slim And His Sunny Boys

Alex Atkins (alto sax) Sunnyland Slim (piano, vocals) Robert Lockwood Jr. (guitar) Ernest "Big" Crawford (bass) St. Louis Jimmy Oden (vocals)
Chicago, IL, April 7, 1949
2574-1Mud Kickin' WomanMercury 8132, 314 528 292-2
2575-1Everytime I Get To Drinkin'-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8132   Sunnyland Slim - Mud Kickin' Woman / Everytime I Get To Drinkin'

Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer Orchestra

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 KindMercury 5293
2740Georgia On My MindMercury 5293, 1432x45, MG 25007, EP 1-3071, MG 20080, C 30056x45; Wing MGW 12202-W
2741Bebop Spoken HereMercury 5301
2742(Where Are You) Now That I Need YouMercury 5311, MG 25025, MG 20083
* Mercury MG 20080; Wing MGW 12202   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Wing MGW 12202-W, SRW 16202-W   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Mercury MG 20083   Frankie Laine - Songs For People Together
* Mercury MG 25007   Frankie Laine - Favorites
* Mercury MG 25025   Frankie Laine
* Mercury EP 1-3071   Frankie Laine - Georgia On My Mind
* Mercury 1432x45   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire / Georgia On My Mind
= Mercury A 165x45   Frankie Laine Favorites
* Mercury 5293   Frankie Laine - You're Just The Kind / Georgia On My Mind
* Mercury 5301   Frankie Laine - Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You) / Bebop Spoken Here
* Mercury 5311   Frankie Laine - (Where Are You) Now That I Need You / My Own, My Only, My All
* Mercury C 30056x45   Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer Orchestra (no details)

Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs And The Foggy Mountain Boys

Art Wooten (fiddle) Curly Seckler (mandolin) Earl Scruggs (banjo) Lester Flatt (guitar, vocals) Howard Watts (bass, vocals -1,3, bass -2,4)
Cincinnati, OH, April-May, 1949
1. 2607Baby Blue EyesMercury 6200, MG 20542
2. 2608Bouquet In HeavenMercury 6200, MG 20773, MG 20857, SR 61162
3. 2609Down The RoadMercury 6211, MG 20358
4. 2610Why Don't You Tell Me SoMercury 6211, MG 20773, SR 61162
* Mercury MG 20542   Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs With The Foggy Mountain Boys
* Mercury MG 20773, SR 60773   Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs - The Original Sound
* Mercury MG 20857, SR 60857   Various Artists - Hootenanny Bluegrass Style
* Mercury SR 61162   Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs - Original Theme From Bonnie And Clyde
* Mercury MG 20358   Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs - Country Music
* Mercury 6200   Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs And The Foggy Mountain Boys - Baby Blue Eyes / Bouquet In Heaven
* Mercury 6211   Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs And The Foggy Mountain Boys - Down The Road / Why Don't You Tell Me So

Frankie Laine With Harry Geller's Orchestra

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA?, June 7, 1949
2845Rockin' ChairMercury 1180, MG 25024 (alt.), EP 1-3047, MG 20085; Wing MGW 12110, MGW 12110-W
2846Baby I Need YouMercury 5768
2847Carry Me Back To Old VirginnyMercury 5345, 1307x45, MG 25026, MG 20085; Wing MGW 12110, MGW 12110-W
2848Baby, Just For MeMercury 5358
* 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 25026   Frankie Laine - ???
* Mercury 1307x45   Frankie Laine - Carry Me Back To Old Virginny / Swamp Girl
= Mercury A 123x45   Frankie Laine
* Mercury 1180, 1180x45, 527x45   Frankie Laine - 'Til We Meet Again / Rockin' Chair
= Mercury A 81   Frankie Laine
* Mercury 5768, 5768x45   Frankie Laine - Baby I Need You / Yes My Dear
* Mercury 5345   Frankie Laine - Mule Train / Carry Me Back To Old Virginny
* Mercury 5358   Frankie Laine - Baby Just For Me / Satan Wears A Satin Gown
* Mercury EP 1-3047   Frankie Laine With Harry Geller's Orchestra (no details)

Frankie Laine With Harry Geller's Orchestra

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA?, June 9, 1949
2849(Waiting) At The End Of The RoadMercury 5332 (alt.), MG 25024 (alt.), MG 20085; Wing MGW 12110
2850Exactly Like YouMercury 1179, MG 25024 (alt.), MG 20080; Wing MGW 12202-W
2851Don't Do Something To Someone ElseMercury 5332, MG 25024 (alt.), MG 20085
2852I Get Sentimental Over YouMercury 5316, EP 1-3053, MG 25026, MG 20083
2853My Own, My Only, My AllMercury 5311
* Mercury MG 20085   Frankie Laine - Concert Date
* Wing MGW 12110   Frankie Laine - Sings All Time Favorites
* Mercury MG 20080; Wing MGW 12202   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Wing MGW 12202-W, SRW 16202-W   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Mercury MG 20083   Frankie Laine - Songs For People Together
* Mercury MG 25024 (alt.), MG 25040   Frankie Laine
* Mercury MG 25026   Frankie Laine - ???
* Mercury 5332 (alt.), 5332x45   Frankie Laine - (Waiting) At The End Of The Road / Don't Do Something To Someone Else
* Mercury 1179, 1179x45, 526x45   Frankie Laine - Exactly Like You / You're Wonderful
= Mercury A 81   Frankie Laine
* Mercury 5332   Frankie Laine - Our Dream / Don't Do Something To Someone Else
* Mercury 5316, 5316x45   Frankie Laine - I Get Sentimental Over You / That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rools Around Heaven All Day)
* Mercury 5311   Frankie Laine - (Where Are You) Now That I Need You / My Own, My Only, My All
* Mercury EP 1-3053   Frankie Laine With Harry Geller's Orchestra (no details)

Frankie Laine With Harry Geller's Orchestra

Carl Fischer (piano) Frankie Laine (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller (conductor): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA?, June 14, 1949
2854God Bless The ChildMercury 5355, 1277x45, MG 25027, MG 20085; Wing MGW 12110, MGW 12110-W
2855That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)Mercury 5316, 1276x45, EP 1-3016, MG 25027, MG 20069, MG 20587, SR 61189
2856Satan Wears A Satin GownMercury 5358, 1306x45, MG 25026, MG 20083
2857You're WonderfulMercury 1179, MG 25024 (alt.), MG 20080; Wing MGW 12202-W
* 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 20069   Songs By Frankie Laine
* Mercury MG 20083   Frankie Laine - Songs For People Together
* Mercury MG 20080; Wing MGW 12202   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Wing MGW 12202-W, SRW 16202-W   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Mercury MG 25027   Frankie Laine
* Mercury MG 25026   Frankie Laine - ???
* Mercury MG 25024 (alt.), MG 25040   Frankie Laine
* Mercury 1277x45   Frankie Laine - God Bless The Child / Mule Train
= Mercury A 113x45   Frankie Laine With Harry Geller's Orchestra (no details)
* Mercury 1276x45   Frankie Laine - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)
= Mercury A 113x45   Frankie Laine With Harry Geller's Orchestra (no details)
* Mercury 1306x45   Frankie Laine - September In The Rain / Satan Wears A Satin Gown
= Mercury A 123x45   Frankie Laine
* Mercury 5355   Frankie Laine - God Bless The Child / Don't Cry, Little Children, Don't Cry
* Mercury 5316, 5316x45   Frankie Laine - I Get Sentimental Over You / That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rools Around Heaven All Day)
* Mercury 5358   Frankie Laine - Baby Just For Me / Satan Wears A Satin Gown
* Mercury 1179, 1179x45, 526x45   Frankie Laine - Exactly Like You / You're Wonderful
= Mercury A 81   Frankie Laine
* Mercury EP 1-3016, MG 20587, SR 61189   Frankie Laine With Harry Geller's Orchestra (no details)

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra With Strings

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 -3) unidentified strings (-1/4,6/8,10) unidentified strings and chorus (-5) unidentified strings and female vocals (-9)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, August, 1949
1. 3019YesterdaysMercury 5413, MG 20010, EP 1-3251
2. 3021-2Sweet And LovelyMercury 5457, MG 20010, EP 1-3251
3. 3023TrulyMercury 5337, MG 20010, EP 1-3250
4. 3028On Green Dolphin StreetMercury 5337, MG 20010, EP 1-3251
5. 3029Danse ArabeMercury 5562, MG 20010, EP 1-3250
6. 3030For YouMercury MG 20010, EP 1-3250
7. 3031Medley: It Ain't Necessarily So / SummertimeMercury 5457, MG 20010
8. 3032ViliaMercury 5413, MG 20010, EP 1-3250
9. 3033Anniversary SongMercury MG 20010, EP 1-3251
10. 3034HeartbrokenMercury MG 20010
* Mercury MG 20010   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra
= Mercury MG 20010 (alt.1)   Ralph Marterie - Sweet And Lovely
= Mercury MG 20010 (alt.2)   Sweet And Lovely (Ralph Marterie With Strings)
* Mercury 5413   Ralph Marterie - Yesterdays / Vilia
* Mercury 5457   Ralph Marterie - Sweet And Lovely / Medley: It Ain't Necessarily So/Summertime
* Mercury 5337   Ralph Marterie - Truly / On Green Dolphin Street
* Mercury 5562   Ralph Marterie - Danse Arabe / ???
* Mercury EP 1-3251, EP 1-3250   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra With Strings (no details)

Erroll Garner Trio

Erroll Garner (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, September 8, 1949
1009-a2 | 11556ScatterbrainEmArcy MG 36026; Mercury MG 20803; Wing MGW 12134
1010-a1 | 11557Through A Long And Sleepless NightMercury MG 20662
1011-a4 | 11558Again-
1012-a1 | 11559What Is This Thing Called Love-
1013-a2 | 11560I Let A Song Go Out Of My HeartEmArcy MG 36026; Wing MGW 12134
1015-a1 | 11561Jitterbug Waltz-
1016-a2 | 10345Deep PurpleEmArcy MG 26016, EP 1-6025, MG 36026; Wing MGW 12134
* EmArcy MG 36026   Erroll Garner - Garnering
* Mercury MG 20803, SR 60803   Erroll Garner - Best Of Garner
* Wing MGW 12134   Erroll Garner - Moods
* Mercury MG 20662, SR 60662   Erroll Garner - Plays Misty
* EmArcy MG 26016   Erroll Garner - Garnering
* EmArcy EP 1-6025   Erroll Garner - Garnering

Dinah Washington With Teddy Stewart's Orchestra

Willie Cook or Elmon Wright (trumpet) Matthew Gee or Charles Greenlea (trombone) John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) John Acea (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
NYC, September 27, 1949
2996-2Fast Movin' MamaMercury 8207, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
2997-2Juice Head Man Of MineMercury 8207, MG 20650, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
2998-1Shuckin' And Jivin'Mercury MG 20622
2999-2The Richest Guy In The Graveyard (alternate take)Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
2999-3The Richest Guy In The GraveyardMercury 8154, EP 1-3207, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
3000No Time For The Bluesunissued
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Mercury MG 20650   Dinah Washington - Dinah Uncensored (not released)
* Mercury MG 20622, SR 60622   Dinah Washington - The Good Old Days (not released)
= Mercury MG 20829, SR 60829   Dinah Washington - The Good Old Days
* Mercury EP 1-3207   Dinah Washington - The Blues
* Mercury 8207   Dinah Washington - Fast Movin' Mama / Juice Head Man Of Mine
* Mercury 8154   Dinah Washington - The Richest Guy In The Graveyard / Good Daddy Blues

Gene Ammons Octet

Josse Miller (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Ernest McDonald (alto, baritone sax) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Junior Mance (piano) Leo Blevens (guitar) Leroy Jackson (bass) Wesley Landers (drums) Jimmy Mundy (arranger)
Chicago, IL, October 4, 1949
3001Everything Depends On YouMercury 8167; Wing MGW 12156; EmArcy EMS 2-400
3002Hot Springs-
3003When You're GoneMercury 8185; Wing MGW 12156; EmArcy EMS 2-400
3004Little Slam-
* Wing MGW 12156   Gene Ammons - Light, Bluesy, And Moody
* EmArcy EMS 2-400   Gene Ammons - Jug Sessions
* Mercury 8167   Gene Ammons - Everything Depends On You / Hot Springs
* Mercury 8185   Gene Ammons - When You're Gone / Little Slam

Billy Valentine

John Coltrane (tenor sax) Billy Valentine (piano, vocals) Johnny Collins (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Specs Powell (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 7, 1949
3188How Long, How LongMercury 8173
3189Ain't Gonna Cry No MoreMercury 8177
3190I Want You To Love Me-
3191Beer Drinkin' BabyMercury 8173
* Mercury 8173   Billy Valentine - How Long, How Long / Beer Drinkin' Baby
* Mercury 8177   Billy Valentine - Ain't Gonna Cry No More / I Want You To Love Me

Jackie Paris With Leonard Feather

Eddie Shu (tenor sax, harmonica) Dick Hyman (piano) John Collins (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Jackie Paris (vocals) Leonard Feather (producer)
NYC, November 12, 1949
NSC540'Round MidnightEmArcy MG 36016
NSC541The Old Master PainterNational 9094
NSC542PleaseNational unissued
NSC543Goodbye, SueNational 9094
* EmArcy MG 36016   Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s
* National 9094   Jackie Paris - The Old Master Painter / Goodbye, Sue

Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs And The Foggy Mountain Boys

Benny Sims (fiddle -1/4,7,8) Curly Seckler (mandolin, vocals -1,2,7, mandolin -3,4,8, vocals -5,6) Earl Scruggs (banjo, guitar -1,2,5,6, banjo -3,4, banjo, vocals -7,8) Lester Flatt (guitar, vocals) Howard Watts (bass -1/4,7,8, vocals -5,6)
Cincinnati, OH, December 11, 1949
1. 2662I'll Never Shed Another TearMercury 6230, EP 1-4034, MG 20542
2. 2663No Mother Or DadMercury 6247, MG 20773, SR 61162
3. 2664Is It Too Late NowMercury 6268, MG 20542
4. 2665Foggy Mountain BreakdownMercury 6247, EP 1-4034, MG 20350, MG 20358, MG 20542, MG 20773, MG 20857, MG 21153, SR 61162, SR 61375, SRD 17; Smash MGS 27028
5. 2666I'll Be Going To Heaven SometimeMercury 6230, MG 20773, SR 61162
6. 2667So Happy I'll BeMercury 6268, MG 20542
7. 2668My Little Girl In TennesseeMercury 6287, MG 20773, SR 61162
8. 2669I'll Never Love AnotherMercury 6287, MG 20542
* Mercury MG 20542   Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs With The Foggy Mountain Boys
* Mercury MG 20773, SR 60773   Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs - The Original Sound
* Mercury SR 61162   Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs - Original Theme From Bonnie And Clyde
* Mercury MG 20350   Opry Stars - Country Music Jamboree
* Mercury MG 20358   Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs - Country Music
* Mercury MG 20857, SR 60857   Various Artists - Hootenanny Bluegrass Style
* Mercury MG 21153, SR 61153   Various Artists - Big Country, Vol. 2
= Mercury MGP 2-105   Various Artists - The Big Country
* Mercury SR 61375   Various Artists - Nashville Package Of Original Country Hits
* Mercury SRD 17   Various Artists - Here Is Your Hootenanny
* Smash MGS 27028, SRS 67028   Various Artists - Bluegrass Oldies But Goodies
* Mercury 6230   Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs And The Foggy Mountain Boys - I'll Never Shed Another Tear / I'll Be Going To Heaven Sometime
* Mercury 6247   Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs And The Foggy Mountain Boys - No Mother Or Dad / Foggy Mountain Breakdown
* Mercury 6268   Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs And The Foggy Mountain Boys - Is It Too Late Now / So Happy I'll Be
* Mercury 6287   Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs And The Foggy Mountain Boys - My Little Girl In Tennessee / I'll Never Love Another
* Mercury EP 1-4034   Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs And The Foggy Mountain Boys (no details)

Machito And His Latin-American Orchestra

Mario Bauza, Frank Davilla, Bobby Woodlen (trumpet) Gene Johnson, Freddie 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) Machito (maracas, arranger, director)
NYC, December, 1949
3045At SundownMercury 5467, MG 25020; Pablo 2625-712
3046Donkey Serenade-
3047Why Do I Love YouMercury MG 25020; Pablo 2625-712
3048Hall Of The Mambo KingMercury 5588, MG 25020; Pablo 2625-712
3049The World Is Waiting For The SunriseMercury MG 25020; Pablo 2625-712
3050St. Louis Blues-
3051Tea For Two-
3052Rose Room-
* Pablo 2625-712, PACD-2625-712-2   Machito And His Afro Cuban Salseros - Mucho Macho
* Mercury MG 25020   Rhumba With Machito
* Mercury 5467   Machito - At Sundown / Donkey Serenade
* Mercury 5588   Machito - Hall Of The Mambo King / Barbara Batibiri

Dinah Washington

Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra
NYC, 1949
2468-1Laughing Boy (alternate take)Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
2468-5Laughing BoyMercury 8102, (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

Dinah Washington With Mitch Miller Orchestra

Buck Clayton (trumpet -1,2) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra (-1,2) unidentified orchestra, including strings (-3) Mitch Miller (conductor -1,2, leader -3) and others (-1,2)
NYC, 1949
1. 2530Give Me Back My Tearsrejected
2. 2531-3Am I Really SorryMercury 8150, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
3. 2874-2I Challenge Your Kiss-
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Mercury 8150   Dinah Washington - Am I Really Sorry / I Challenge Your Kiss

Adrian Rollini Trio

possibly Frank Victor (guitar) unknown or possibly Haig Stephens or possibly Harry Clark (bass) Adrian Rollini (bass sax???, vibes, chimes, piano)
1949-1950
Jazz Me BluesMercury MG 20011
Chopsticks-
Loch Lomond-
Limehouse Blues-
Minuet In Jazz-
Raggin' The Scale-
Oye Negra-
Humoresque-
Dardanella-
Tea For Two-
Minute Waltz (Chopin)-
'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans-
* Mercury MG 20011   Adrian Rollini Trio