Mercury Records Discography: 1951

1951

Johnny Otis And His Orchestra

Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Walter Henry (alto sax) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Linda Hopkins (vocals) The Barreleers (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, January 9, 1951
SLA13014Doggin' BluesSavoy 780; EmArcy MG 36014
SLA13015Chitlin' SwitchSavoy 824
SLA13016Warning BluesSavoy 812
SLA13017Living And Loving YouSavoy 780
* EmArcy MG 36014   Joe Turner And Pete Johnson
* Savoy 780   Johnny Otis - Doggin' Blues / Living And Loving You
* Savoy 824   Johnny Otis - Get Together Blues / Chitlin' Switch
* Savoy 812   Johnny Otis - Warning Blues / I'll Ask My Heart

Roy Eldridge Quintet/Sextet

Roy Eldridge (trumpet, vocals) Leppe Sundevall (bass trumpet -2/5) Carl-Henrik Norin (tenor sax -2/5) Charles Norman (piano) Thore Jederby (bass) Anders Burman (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, January 20, 1951
1. mr184Echoes Of HarlemMetronome (Swd) B 555, BLP 7; Prestige 737; EmArcy MG 36084
2. mr185School DaysMetronome (Swd) B 544, MEP 47, BLP 7; Prestige 737; EmArcy MG 36084
3. mr186Saturday Night Fish Fry, Part 1Metronome (Swd) B 546, BLP 7; EmArcy MG 36084
4. mr187Saturday Night Fish Fry, Part 2-
5. mr188The Heat's OnMetronome (Swd) B 544, MEP 47, BLP 7; EmArcy MG 36084
* EmArcy MG 36084   Roy Eldridge - Roy's Got Rhythm
* Metronome (Swd) BLP 7; Blue Star (F) BLP 6809   Roy Eldridge Favorites
= Prestige PRLP 114   Roy Eldridge In Sweden
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 47   Roy Eldridge Favourites
* Metronome (Swd) B 555; Esquire (E) 10-200   Roy Eldridge - Echoes Of Harlem / They Raided The Joint
* Prestige 737   Roy Eldridge - Echoes Of Harlem / School Days
* Metronome (Swd) B 544; Esquire (E) 10-135   Roy Eldridge - School Days / The Heat's On
* Metronome (Swd) B 546   Roy Eldridge - Saturday Night Fish Fry, Part 1 & 2

Roy Eldridge Sextet

Roy Eldridge (trumpet, vocals) Leppe Sundevall (bass trumpet) Carl-Henrik Norin (tenor sax) Charles Norman (piano) Thore Jederby (bass) Anders Burman (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, January 22, 1951
mr189No Rolling BluesMetronome (Swd) B 560, BLP 7; EmArcy MG 36084
mr190They Raided The JointMetronome (Swd) B 555, MEP 47, BLP 7; EmArcy MG 36084
mr191Estrad Swing (as Roy's Got Rhythm)Metronome (Swd) B 560, BLP 7; EmArcy MG 36084
* EmArcy MG 36084   Roy Eldridge - Roy's Got Rhythm
* Metronome (Swd) BLP 7; Blue Star (F) BLP 6809   Roy Eldridge Favorites
= Prestige PRLP 114   Roy Eldridge In Sweden
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 47   Roy Eldridge Favourites
* Metronome (Swd) B 560; Esquire (E) 10-235   Roy Eldridge - No Rolling Blues / Estrad Swing
* Metronome (Swd) B 555; Esquire (E) 10-200   Roy Eldridge - Echoes Of Harlem / They Raided The Joint

Roy Eldridge And His Gramercy Five

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Ove Lind (clarinet) Charles Norman (harpsichord) Gunnar Almstedt (bass) Anders Burman (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, January 29, 1951
mr212Noppin' JohnMetronome (Swd) B 547; EmArcy MG 36084
mr213ScottieMetronome (Swd) B 547, MEP 47; EmArcy MG 36084
* EmArcy MG 36084   Roy Eldridge - Roy's Got Rhythm
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 47   Roy Eldridge Favourites
* Metronome (Swd) B 547; Prestige 747; Esquire (E) 10-155   Roy Eldridge - Noppin' John / Scottie

Big Jim Wynn And His Band

Eddie "Goo Goo" Hutcherson (trumpet) Eddie Hale (alto sax) Eddie Davis (tenor sax) Big Jim Wynn (baritone sax) Zell Kindred (piano) Charles "Chuck" Norris (guitar) Robert "Buddy" Woodson (bass) Robert "Snake" Sims (drums, vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1951
3856Strange LoveMercury 8226
3857West Coast Loverunissued
3858Dog House BluesMercury 8226
3859Guzzle, Guzzle, Guzzleunissued
* Mercury 8226   Big Jim Wynn - Strange Love / Dog House Blues

Dinah Washington

possibly Wynton Kelly (piano) unknown (guitar) Walter Buchanan (bass) unknown (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified brass
NYC, February 27, 1951
3877-2Fine Fine DaddyMercury 8232, (J) 18PJ-10055/57
3878-1Please Send Me Someone To LoveMercury 8231; Wing MGW 12140
3879-2'Tain't Nobody's Business If I DoMercury 8231, MG 20585; Wing MGW 12223-W
3880-2I'm So Lonely I Would CryMercury 8232, (J) 18PJ-10055/57
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10055/57   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 2 - 1949-1952
* Wing MGW 12140   Dinah Washington - Late Late Show
* Mercury MG 20585   Dinah Washington - Dinah Might Blues (not released)
* Wing MGW 12223-W, SRW 16223-W   Dinah Washington Sings
* Mercury 8232   Dinah Washington - Fine Fine Daddy / I'm So Lonely I Would Cry
* Mercury 8231   Dinah Washington - Please Send Me Someone To Love / 'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

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) Kenny Mann, Mike Simpson (tenor sax) Charlie Spero (baritone sax, clarinet) Matt Alagna (piano) unknown (guitar) Henry Poston (bass) Henry Riggs (drums) Bob Connally, Doris Drew (vocals -1) The Meadowlarks (vocal group -2) The Marlin Sisters (vocal group -3/10)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, late spring 1951
1. 4301Didn't Yer Mother Ever Tell Ya Nothin'Mercury 5657
2. 4302You Better Stop (Tellin' Lies About Me)-
3. 4303Waltz Of The WindMercury MG 25102, EP 1-3182
4. 4304Castle RockMercury 5658, MG 25102, EP 1-3033, MG 20066, MG 20336
5. 4305September Song-
6. 4306A Trumpeter's LullabyMercury 5679, MG 25102, EP 1-3138; Wing MGW 12155
7. 4307Alice Blue GownMercury 5712, MG 25102, EP 1-3139, MG 20066
8. 4308AloneMercury MG 25102, EP 1-3137, MG 20066
9. 4309-2Beautil OhioMercury 5679, MG 25102, EP 1-3033, MG 20066
10. 4310Once In A WhileMercury 5712, MG 25102, EP 1-3033, MG 20066
* Mercury MG 20066   Ralph Marterie - Dance Band In Town
* Mercury MG 20336   The Hits That Made Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra Famous
* Wing MGW 12155   Ralph Marterie - Trumpeters Lullaby
* Mercury MG 25102   Ralph Marterie - Marterie Moods
* Mercury EP 1-3033   Ralph Marterie - ???
* Mercury 5657   Ralph Marterie - Didn't Yer Mother Ever Tell Ya Nothin' / You Better Stop (Tellin' Lies About Me)
* Mercury 5658   Ralph Marterie - Castle Rock / September Song
* Mercury 5679   Ralph Marterie - A Trumpeter's Lullaby / Beautil Ohio
* Mercury 5712   Ralph Marterie - Alice Blue Gown / Once In A While
* Mercury EP 1-3182, EP 1-3138, EP 1-3139, EP 1-3137   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra (no details)

Dinah Washington

Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, including strings, Jimmy Carroll (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 12, 1951
4041-1My Heart Cries For YouMercury 8209, MG 25140, MG 20120
4042-3I Apologize-
4043-1I Won't Cry AnymoreMercury 8211, MG 25140, MG 20120
4044-3Don't Say You're Sorry Again-
* Mercury MG 20120   Dinah Washington - Music For Late Hours
* Mercury MG 25140   Dinah Washington - Blazing Ballads
* Mercury 8209   Dinah Washington - My Heart Cries For You / I Apologize
* Mercury 8211   Dinah Washington - I Won't Cry Anymore / Don't Say You're Sorry Again

Dinah Washington

Clyde Reasinger, Tom Reeves (trumpet) Art Pearlman, Roger White (trombone) Ed Freeman (alto sax) Bob Hardaway, Bob Robinson (tenor sax) John Koch (baritone sax) Wynton Kelly or Ike Carpenter (piano) Chuck Norris (guitar) Joe O'Rear (bass) Dick Stanton (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) Ike Carpenter (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, June 1, 1951
4367-6What's The Matter With BabyMercury MG 20622
4368-2Don't Hold It Against MeMercury MG 20247
4369-5Be Fair To MeMercury 8249, (J) 18PJ-10055/57
4370-3Just One More Chance (alternate take)Mercury (J) 18PJ-10055/57
4370-5Just One More ChanceMercury 5736, MG 25140, MG 20120
* 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 MG 20247   Dinah Washington - The Best In Blues
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10055/57   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 2 - 1949-1952
* Mercury MG 20120   Dinah Washington - Music For Late Hours
* Mercury MG 25140   Dinah Washington - Blazing Ballads
* Mercury 8249   Dinah Washington - Be Fair To Me / Saturday Night
* Mercury 5736   Dinah Washington - Just One More Chance / Baby Did You Hear

Dinah Washington

Clyde Reasinger, Tom Reeves (trumpet) Art Pearlman, Roger White (trombone) Ed Freeman (alto sax) Bob Hardaway, Bob Robinson (tenor sax) John Koch (baritone sax) Wynton Kelly or Ike Carpenter (piano) Joe O'Rear (bass) Dick Stanton (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) Ike Carpenter (conductor): omit Norris
Los Angeles, CA, June 2, 1951
4371-3Saturday NightMercury 8249, (J) 18PJ-10055/57
4372-4If You Don't Believe I'm LeavingMercury 5665, (J) 18PJ-10055/57
4373-5I'm A Fool To Want You-
4374-2I'm CryingMercury MG 20622
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10055/57   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 2 - 1949-1952
* 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 8249   Dinah Washington - Be Fair To Me / Saturday Night
* Mercury 5665   Dinah Washington - If You Don't Believe I'm Leaving / I'm A Fool To Want You

Muggsy Spanier And His Dixieland Band

Muggsy Spanier (cornet) Ralph Hutchinson (trombone) Darnell Howard (clarinet) Floyd Bean (piano) Truck Parham (bass) Barrett Deems (drums) Buddy Charles (vocals)
Chicago, IL, August 29, 1951
4192MoonglowMercury 5717
4193SundayMercury 5717, MG 20171
* Mercury MG 20171; Wing MGW 12165   Muggsy Spanier And His Dixieland Band
* Mercury 5717   Muggsy Spanier - Moonglow / Sunday

Memphis Slim And His Orchestra

Purcell Brockenborough, Neil Green (tenor sax) Memphis Slim (piano, vocals) Ransom Knowling (bass) Oscar Larkin (drums) Terry Timmons (vocals -2)
Chicago, IL, September 10, 1951
1. 4194Train Is Comin'Mercury 70063, 314 528 292-2
2. 4195The QuestionMercury 8281, 314 528 292-2
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 70063, 70063x45   Memphis Slim - Train Is Comin' / Drivin' Me Mad
* Mercury 8281   Memphis Slim - The Question / Never Let Me Love

Ray Snead

Gail Brockman (trumpet) Eddie Chamblee (tenor sax) Leo Parker (baritone sax) Eddie Ware (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Johnny Pate (bass) Al Williams (drums) unknown (percussion) Ray Snead (vocals)
Chicago, IL, September 14, 1951
4207Sweet Lovin' Babyunissued
4208Don't Play For Me No ClownMercury 8250
4209I'm A Good Rockin' DaddyMercury 8250, 314 528 292-2
4210Ball My Blues Awayunissued
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8250   Ray Snead - Don't Play For Me No Clown / I'm A Good Rockin' Daddy

Basin Street Six

George Girard (trumpet) Joe Rotis (trombone) Pete Fountain (clarinet) Roy Zimmerman (piano) Bunny Franks (bass) Charlie Duke (drums)
Chicago, IL, September 19, 1951
4211That's A PlentyMercury 1247x45, MG 25111, MG 20151
4212Tin Roof BluesMercury MG 25111, EP 1-3115, MG 20151
4213Muskrat RambleMercury 1247x45, MG 25111, EP 1-3115, MG 20151
4214Farewell BluesMercury 5739, 1248x45, MG 25111, EP 1-3116, MG 20151
4215When It's Sleepy Time Down SouthMercury 1248x45, MG 25111, EP 1-3115, MG 20151
4216Lazy RiverMercury 5739, 1249x45, MG 25111, EP 1-3238
4217Basin Street StompMercury 5809, 1249x45, MG 25111, MG 20151
4218MargieMercury 5809, MG 25111, EP 1-3115, MG 25211
4219Last Night On The Back Porch (I Loved Her Best Of All)unissued
* Mercury MG 20151   Basin Street Six - Strictly Dixie
* Mercury MG 25111; EmArcy MG 26012   Basin Street Six
* Mercury MG 25211   Various Artists - Pop Parade, Vol. 2
* Mercury 1247x45   Basin Street Six - That's A Plenty / Muskrat Ramble
= Mercury A 104x45   Basin Street Six
* Mercury 1248x45   Basin Street Six - Farewell Blues / When It's Sleepy Time Down South
= Mercury A 104x45   Basin Street Six
* Mercury 1249x45   Basin Street Six - Lazy River / Basin Street Jump
= Mercury A 104x45   Basin Street Six
* Mercury 5739, 5739x45   Basin Street Six - Farewell Blues / Lazy River
* Mercury 5809   Basin Street Six - Basin Street Stomp / Margie
* Mercury EP 1-3115, EP 1-3116, EP 1-3238   Basin Street Six (no details)

Dinah Washington With Nook Shrier Orchestra

Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Keter Betts (bass) Jimmy Cobb or Gus Johnson (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified brass, Nook Shrier (conductor)
NYC, September 24, 1951
4220-3Mixed EmotionsMercury 5728, 1384x45, MG 25140, MG 20120
4221-1Cold Cold HeartMercury 5728, 1384x45, MG 25140, MG 20120, C 30032x45
4222-1Baby Did You HearMercury 5736, MG 25140, MG 20120
4223-1New Blow-Top BluesMercury 5804, 8269, EP 1-3207, MG 20247, MG 20650; EmArcy 814 184-1; Mercury 314 528 292-2
* Mercury MG 20120   Dinah Washington - Music For Late Hours
* Mercury MG 20247   Dinah Washington - The Best In Blues
* Mercury MG 20650   Dinah Washington - Dinah Uncensored (not released)
* EmArcy 814 184-1   Dinah Washington - A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side)
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury MG 25140   Dinah Washington - Blazing Ballads
* Mercury EP 1-3207   Dinah Washington - The Blues
* Mercury 1384x45   Dinah Washington - Mixed Emotions / Cold Cold Heart
* Mercury 5728, 5728x45   Dinah Washington - Mixed Emotions / Cold Cold Heart
* Mercury 5736   Dinah Washington - Just One More Chance / Baby Did You Hear
* Mercury 5804   Dinah Washington - New Blow-Top Blues / Trouble In Mind
* Mercury 8269, 8269x45   Dinah Washington - New Blow-Top Blues / Trouble In Mind
* Mercury C 30032x45   Dinah Washington With Nook Shrier Orchestra (no details)

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

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) Buddy Charles (vocals -1)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, circa September, 1951
1. 4200It's All In The GameMercury MG 25121, EP 1-3182
2. 4201TenderlyMercury MG 25121, EP 1-3139, MG 20066
3. 4202Big Banana Boatunissued
* Mercury MG 20066   Ralph Marterie - Dance Band In Town
* Mercury MG 25121   Ralph Marterie - Junior Prom
* Mercury EP 1-3182, EP 1-3139   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra (no details)

Memphis Slim And His Orchestra

Nelson Berry, Neil Green (tenor sax) Memphis Slim (piano, vocals) John Frazier (bass) Oscar Larkin (drums) Terry Timmons (vocals -1,4)
Chicago, IL, October 1, 1951
1. 4238Drivin' Me MadMercury 70063, 314 528 292-2
2. 4239Never Let Me LoveMercury 8281, 314 528 292-2
3. 4240Train TimeMercury 8251, 314 528 292-2
4. 4241Blue Evening-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 70063, 70063x45   Memphis Slim - Train Is Comin' / Drivin' Me Mad
* Mercury 8281   Memphis Slim - The Question / Never Let Me Love
* Mercury 8251   Memphis Slim - Train Time / Blue Evening

Paul Quinichette Sextet

Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Bill Doggett (organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 5, 1951
4247-2Cross FireVerve 314 543 750-2
4247-4--
4247-6-Mercury 8256; EmArcy EP 1-6006, MG 26021, MG 36027, (J) 175J-5/6
4579-1SandstoneEmArcy EP 1-6006, MG 26021, MG 36027, (J) 175J-5/6
4579-4-Verve 314 543 750-2
4580PrevueMercury 8256; EmArcy EP 1-6002, MG 26021, MG 36027, (J) 175J-5/6
4581-3No TimeVerve 314 543 750-2
4581-5-EmArcy EP 1-6002, MG 26021, MG 36027, (J) 175J-5/6
* EmArcy MG 36027; Universal (J) UCCM-9119; Verve 314 543 750-2   Paul Quinichette - The Vice "Pres"
* EmArcy (J) 175J-5/6   The Complete Paul Quinichette On EmArcy
* EmArcy MG 26021   Lester Young, Paul Quinichette - Pres Meets Vice-Pres
* EmArcy EP 1-6006   Lester Young, Paul Quinichette - Who's Cooler
* EmArcy EP 1-6002   Lester Young, Paul Quinichette - Pres Meets Vice-Pres
* Mercury 8256   Paul Quinichette - Cross Fire / Prevue

Julian Dash And His Orchestra

Ted Donnelly (trombone) Julian Dash, Bobby Green (tenor sax) Haywood Henry (baritone sax) Freddie Jefferson (piano) Lee Stanfield (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Big Bob Kornegay as Texas Bob (vocals) Carmen Taylor (vocals -1,2)
NYC, October 11, 1951
1. 4589Can't You Seeunissued
2. 4590Can't Understand ItMercury 8255
3. 4591Blue Velvet-
4. 4592Midnight Rockunissued
* Mercury 8255   Julian Dash - Can't Understand It / Blue Velvet

James Moody And His Band

John Grims (trumpet) Bob Range (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) John Acea (piano) Larry Goins (bass) Chink Williams (drums)
NYC, October 24, 1951
4605Serenade In BlueEmArcy MG 26004, EP 1-6010, MG 36031
4606Margie-
4607Moody's Home-
4608Wiggle Wag-
* EmArcy MG 36031   James Moody - The Moody Story
= EmArcy (J) 195J-10104   The Complete James Moody On EmArcy
* EmArcy MG 26004   James Moody - The Moody Story
* EmArcy EP 1-6010   James Moody - Moody's Home

Dinah Washington With The Ravens

unknown (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Joe Van Loan, Leonard Puzie, Jimmy Ricks, Warren Suttles, Dinah Washington (vocals)
NYC, October 25, 1951
4613Out In The Cold AgainMercury 8257, MG 20585; Wing MGW 12223-W
4614-1Hey, Good Looking-
* Mercury MG 20585   Dinah Washington - Dinah Might Blues (not released)
* Wing MGW 12223-W, SRW 16223-W   Dinah Washington Sings
* Mercury 8257   Dinah Washington - Out In The Cold Again / Hey, Good Looking

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

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) Kenny Mann, Mike Simpson (tenor sax) Charlie Spero (baritone sax, clarinet) Matt Alagna (piano) unknown (guitar) Henry Poston (bass) Henry Riggs (drums) Wyn Strocke (vocals -3) The Vagabonds (vocal group -1) unidentified chorus (-3)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, October, 1951
1. 4633The Object Of My AffectionMercury 5759, MG 25121, EP 1-3182, MG 20066
2. 4635The Music Goes Round And RoundMercury 5852
3. 4734Lulu Had A BabyMercury 5759, 5787
* Mercury MG 20066   Ralph Marterie - Dance Band In Town
* Mercury MG 25121   Ralph Marterie - Junior Prom
* Mercury 5759   Ralph Marterie - The Object Of My Affection / Lulu Had A Baby
* Mercury 5852   Ralph Marterie - The Music Goes Round And Round / I'm Yours
* Mercury 5787   Ralph Marterie - Lulu Had A Baby / Perdido
* Mercury EP 1-3182   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra (no details)

Big Bill Broonzy

Bob Call (piano -8) Ransom Knowling (bass) Big Bill Broonzy (vocals, guitar)
Chicago, IL, November 8, 1951
1. 4521-2Hey HeyMercury 8271; EmArcy MG 36137; Mercury 71352x45, MG 20905
2. 4522Stump BluesEmArcy MG 36137; Mercury MG 20822
3. 4523Get BackEmArcy MG 36137; Mercury MG 20822, 314 528 292-2
4. 4524Willie MaeMercury 8261; EmArcy MG 36137; Mercury MG 20822, 314 528 292-2
5. 4525-1Walkin' Down A Lonesome RoadMercury 8271; EmArcy MG 36137; Mercury MG 20905
6. 4526Mopper's BluesMercury 8284; EmArcy MG 36137
7. 4527I Know She WillMercury 8284; EmArcy MG 36137; Mercury MG 20905, 314 528 292-2
8. 4528Hollerin' BluesMercury 8261; EmArcy MG 36137
* EmArcy MG 36137   Big Bill Broonzy - The Blues
* Mercury MG 20905, SR 60905   Big Bill Broonzy - Remembering Big Bill
* Mercury MG 20822, SR 60822   Big Bill Broonzy Memorial
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 71352x45   Big Bill Broonzy - Hey Hey / Tomorrow
* Mercury 8271   Big Bill Broonzy - Hey Hey / Walkin' Down A Lonesome Road
* Mercury 8261   Big Bill Broonzy - Willie Mae / Hollerin' Blues
* Mercury 8284   Big Bill Broonzy - Mopper's Blues / I Know She Will

Big Bill Broonzy And His Big Little Orchestra

Oett "Sax" Mallard (alto sax) Bill Casimir (tenor sax) Bob Call (piano) Big Bill Broonzy (guitar, vocals) Ransom Knowling (bass) Judge Riley (drums)
Chicago, IL, November 9, 1951
4529Leavin' DayMercury 70039; EmArcy MG 36137; Mercury 314 528 292-2
4530Southbound TrainMercury 70039; EmArcy MG 36137; Mercury MG 20822, 314 528 292-2
4531TomorrowEmArcy MG 36137; Mercury 71352x45, 314 528 292-2
4532You ChangedEmArcy MG 36137; Mercury MEP 49, 314 528 292-2
* EmArcy MG 36137   Big Bill Broonzy - The Blues
* Mercury MG 20822, SR 60822   Big Bill Broonzy Memorial
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 71352x45   Big Bill Broonzy - Hey Hey / Tomorrow
* Mercury 70039, 70039x45   Big Bill Broonzy - Leavin' Day / Southbound Train
* Mercury MEP 49   Big Bill Broonzy And His Big Little Orchestra (no details)

Sax Mallard And His Orchestra

Oett "Sax" Mallard (alto sax) Bill Casimir (tenor sax) Bob Call (piano) Big Bill Broonzy (guitar) Ransom Knowling (bass) Judge Riley (drums)
Chicago, IL, November 9, 1951
4533The Bunny HopMercury 70002
* Mercury 70002, 70002x45   Oett "Sax" Mallard - The Bunny Hop / Accent On Youth

Robert Lockwood Jr. And His Band

Sunnyland Slim (piano, vocals) Robert Lockwood Jr. (guitar, vocals) Ernest "Big" Crawford (bass) Alfred "Big Man" Wallace (drums)
Chicago, IL, November 15, 1951
4538(I'm Gonna) Dig Myself A HoleMercury 8260, 314 528 292-2
4539Dust My Broom-
4540Glory For ManMercury 314 528 292-2
4541My Daily Wish-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8260   Robert Lockwood Jr. - (I'm Gonna) Dig Myself A Hole / Dust My Broom

Carmen Taylor With Julian Dash And His Orchestra

Bobby Johnson (trumpet) Ted Donnelly, Bob Range (trombone) Bobby Smith (alto sax) Julian Dash (tenor sax) Haywood Henry (baritone sax) Freddie Jefferson (piano) Lee Stanfield (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Carmen Taylor (vocals)
NYC, November 15, 1951
4615It's All Over AgainMercury 8262
4616Cry-
* Mercury 8262   Carmen Taylor - It's All Over Again / Cry

Memphis Slim And His Orchestra

Nelson Berry, Neil Green (tenor sax, vocals) Memphis Slim (piano, vocals) Henry Taylor (bass) Oscar Larkin (drums)
Chicago, IL, November 16, 1951
4542No Mail BluesMercury 8266, 314 528 292-2
4543Gonna Need My Help Someday-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8266   Memphis Slim - No Mail Blues / Gonna Need My Help Someday

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

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) Kenny Mann, Mike Simpson (tenor sax) Charlie Spero (baritone sax, clarinet) Matt Alagna (piano) unknown (guitar) Henry Poston (bass) Henry Riggs (drums) Bill Snary (vocals -3) The Jack Halloran Singers (vocal group -3)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, November, 1951
1. 4641Autumn LeavesMercury 5782, EP 1-3136; Wing MGW 12155
2. 4642PerdidoMercury 5767, 5787, MG 25121, EP 1-3136, MG 20066
3. 4643Tell Me WhyMercury 5767, MG 25164
4. 4644Never Beforeunissued
* Wing MGW 12155   Ralph Marterie - Trumpeters Lullaby
* Mercury MG 20066   Ralph Marterie - Dance Band In Town
* Mercury MG 25121   Ralph Marterie - Junior Prom
* Mercury MG 25164   Various Artists - Hit Parade
* Mercury 5782   Ralph Marterie - Autumn Leaves / ???
* Mercury 5767   Ralph Marterie - Perdido / Tell Me Why
* Mercury 5787   Ralph Marterie - Lulu Had A Baby / Perdido
* Mercury EP 1-3136   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra (no details)

Sunnyland Slim And His Trio

Sunnyland Slim (piano, vocals) Robert Lockwood Jr. (guitar) Moody Jones (bass) Alfred "Big Man" Wallace (drums)
Chicago, IL, December 9, 1951
4629Ain't Nothing But A ChildMercury 8277, 314 528 292-2
4630Brown Skinned Woman-
4631Hit The Road AgainMercury 8264, 314 528 292-2
4632Gin Drinkin' Baby-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8277   Sunnyland Slim - Hit The Road Again / Gin Drinkin' Baby
* Mercury 8264   Sunnyland Slim - Ain't Nothin' But A Child / Brown Skinned Woman

Big Bill Broonzy

Ernest "Big" Crawford (bass) Big Bill Broonzy (vocals, guitar)
Chicago, IL, December 10, 1951
4649John HenryEmArcy MG 26034, EP 1-6058, MG 36052; Mercury MG 20822
4650CrawdadEmArcy MG 26034, EP 1-6058; Mercury MG 20905
4651Bill BaileyEmArcy MG 26034, EP 1-6058, MG 36052; Mercury MG 20822
4652Make Me Get AwayEmArcy MG 26034, EP 1-6058; Mercury MG 20905
4653Blue Tail FlyEmArcy MG 26034, EP 1-6059, MG 36052; Mercury MG 20822
4654Backwater BluesEmArcy MG 26034, EP 1-6059, MG 36052
4655In The EveningEmArcy MG 26034, EP 1-6059, MG 36052; Mercury MG 20822
4656Trouble In MindEmArcy MG 26034, EP 1-6059, MG 36052
* EmArcy MG 36052   Various Artists - Vol. 4 - The Jazz Giants - Folk Blues
* Mercury MG 20822, SR 60822   Big Bill Broonzy Memorial
* Mercury MG 20905, SR 60905   Big Bill Broonzy - Remembering Big Bill
* EmArcy MG 26034   Big Bill Broonzy - Folk Blues
* EmArcy EP 1-6058   Big Bill Broonzy - Folk Blues
* EmArcy EP 1-6059   Big Bill Broonzy - Blues

Jay McShann And His Orchestra

Orvill Minor (trumpet) Fats Dennis, Clifford Jenkins, Ben Webster (tenor sax) Jay McShann (piano) Gene Griddins (guitar) Pee Wee Crayton (guitar, vocals) Lloyd Anderson (bass) Cooky Jackson (drums)
Kansas City, KS, December 19, 1951
4619-2The Duke And The BruteEmArcy MG 26006
* EmArcy MG 26006   Ben Webster - The Big Tenor
= EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4   The Complete Ben Webster On EmArcy

Johnny Otis And His Orchestra

Don Johnson, Gerald Wilson (trumpet) John Pettigrew, George Washington (trombone) Floyd Turnham (alto sax) Lorenzo Hoderness, Ben Webster (tenor sax) Curtis Lowe (baritone sax) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Emanuel "Gaucho" Vaharandes (congas) Johnny Otis (vocals, vibes, drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 19, 1951
4712Untitled InstrumentalMercury 845 825-2
4713-1Oopy DooMercury 8263; EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
4714The Jonesunissued
4715Danny Boy-
* EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4   The Complete Ben Webster On EmArcy
* Mercury 845 825-2   Various Artists - Back Beat - The Rhythm Of The Blues, Vol. 1
* Mercury 8263   Johnny Otis - Oopy Doo / Stardust

Johnny Otis And His Orchestra

Don Johnson, Gerald Wilson (trumpet) John Pettigrew, George Washington (trombone) Floyd Turnham (alto sax) Lorenzo Hoderness, Ben Webster (tenor sax) Curtis Lowe (baritone sax) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delegarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Emanuel "Gaucho" Vaharandes (congas) Johnny Otis (vocals, vibes, drums): Mario Delegarde (bass) replaces Delagarde
Los Angeles, CA, December 26, 1951
4716-1One O'Clock JumpEmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
4716-2--
4716-3--
4717-1One Nighter BluesMercury 8273; EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
4718-1Goomp Blues-
4719-1StardustEmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
4719-2--
4719-3-Mercury 8263; EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
* EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4   The Complete Ben Webster On EmArcy
* Mercury 8273   Johnny Otis - One Nighter Blues / Goomp Blues
* Mercury 8263   Johnny Otis - Oopy Doo / Stardust

Ben Webster Sextet

Maynard Ferguson (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto sax) Ben Webster (tenor sax) Gerald Wiggins (piano) John Kirby (bass) George Jenkins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1951
4720-1Randle's Island (aka Randall's Island)EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
4720-2-EmArcy EP 1-6012, MG 26006, MG 36050
4720-3-EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
4721-1Old Folks-
4721-2--
4721-3-EmArcy EP 1-6012, MG 26006
4722-1King's RiffEmArcy EP 1-6012, MG 26006, MG 36050
4723-1You're My Thrill (false start)EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
-You're My Thrill-
4723-2-EmArcy EP 1-6012, MG 26006
* EmArcy MG 36050   Various Artists - Vol. 3 - The Jazz Giants - Reeds, Part 1
* EmArcy MG 26006   Ben Webster - The Big Tenor
= EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4   The Complete Ben Webster On EmArcy
* EmArcy EP 1-6012   Ben Webster - The Big Tenor

Clyde McCoy And His Orchestra

Clyde McCoy (trumpet) Chris Abbott (vocals -1) Billie Jane Bennett (vocals -2/4) unidentified orchestra
1951
1. 3942Wait For MeMercury 5550
2. 3943Stack-O-LeeMercury 5551, MG 25141, EP 1-3179
3. 3944When You're SmilingMercury 5551, 5621, MG 25141, MG 20110
4. 3945The Memphis BluesMercury 5550, 5621, MG 25141, MG 20110
* Mercury MG 20110   Dancing To The Blues With Clyde McCoy
* Mercury MG 25141   Clyde McCoy - Date For Dancing
* Mercury EP 1-3179   Clyde McCoy - Late For Dancing
* Mercury 5550   Clyde McCoy - Wait For Me / The Memphis Blues
* Mercury 5551   Clyde McCoy - Stack-O-Lee / When You're Smiling
* Mercury 5621   Clyde McCoy - When You're Smiling / The Memphis Blues

Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker (vocals) unidentified orchestra
Paris, France, maybe 1951
4475Romans Aux EtoilesMercury MG 25151
4478Boneca De PixeMercury MG 25105
4479Olele OleleMercury MG 25151
4480Revoir Paris (Maria Bonita)Mercury MG 25105
4481Y A Pas Trois Moyensunissued
4482Princesse Sans AmourMercury MG 25105
4483Te Voyo Benn (Do I Love You)Mercury MG 25105, MG 25151
4484PacadoraMercury MG 25151
4485Serenade Celeste-
4486You're The Greatest LoveMercury MG 25105
4487Chiquita Madame-
4488Santa Chiare (Munastero 'E Santa Chiara)Mercury MG 25151
4489Minuit-
4490Peg De Mon Coeur (Peg O' My Heart)Mercury MG 25105
4491Paris, Paris-
4492BahianaMercury MG 25151
* Mercury MG 25151   Josephine Baker
* Mercury MG 25105   The Inimitable Josephine Baker

Clyde McCoy And His Orchestra

Clyde McCoy (trumpet) Chris Abbott (vocals -1) unknown (vocal group -3) unidentified orchestra
maybe 1951
1. 4285Because Of RainMercury 5648
2. 4286A Stranger In TownMercury 5667, MG 25141
3. 4287How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm-
4. 4288St. Louis BluesMercury 5648, 25141, EP 1-3179, MG 20110
* Mercury MG 20110   Dancing To The Blues With Clyde McCoy
* Mercury MG 25141   Clyde McCoy - Date For Dancing
* Mercury EP 1-3179   Clyde McCoy - Late For Dancing
* Mercury 5648   Clyde McCoy - Because Of Rain / St. Louis Blues
* Mercury 5667   Clyde McCoy - A Stranger In Town / How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm
* Mercury 25141   Clyde McCoy And His Orchestra (no details)

Carmen Taylor

Carmen Taylor (vocals) and others
NYC, possibly 1951
4688Please Tell Me WhyMercury 70000
4689Let Me Know You Love Me-
* Mercury 70000   Carmen Taylor - Please Tell Me Why / Let Me Know You Love Me