Mercury Records Discography: 1952

1952

Beryl Booker Quintet

Don Elliott (mellophone, vibes -1,3,4) Budd Johnson (tenor, baritone sax -1,3,4) Beryl Booker (piano -1,2, piano, vocals -3,4) Slam Stewart (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, January 3, 1952
1. 4724A Handful Of StarsMercury 8279; EmArcy (J) 195J-10102
2. 4725(There Ought To Be A) Moonlight Saving TimeEmArcy (J) 195J-10102
3. 4726Where Were You-
4. 4727You Better Go NowMercury 8279; EmArcy MG 26007, EP 1-6014
* EmArcy MG 26007   Beryl Booker - A Girl Met A Piano
= EmArcy (J) 195J-10102   Beryl Booker - A Girl Met A Piano + 2
* EmArcy EP 1-6014   Beryl Booker - When A Woman Loves A Man
* Mercury 8279   Beryl Booker - A Handful Of Stars / You Better Go Now

Sax Mallard And His Orchestra

Oett "Sax" Mallard (alto sax) Roosevelt "The Honeydripper" Sykes (piano) Ernest "Big" Crawford (bass) Armand "Jump" Jackson (drums) Andrew Tibbs (vocals -3)
Chicago, IL, January 9, 1952
1. 4781Accent On YouthMercury 70002
2. 4782Rough Sailingunissued
3. 4783Leap Year BluesMercury 314 528 292-2
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 70002, 70002x45   Oett "Sax" Mallard - The Bunny Hop / Accent On Youth

Julian Dash And His Orchestra

Bobby Johnson (trumpet) Bob Range (trombone) Bobby Smith (alto sax) Julian Dash (tenor sax) Haywood Henry (baritone sax) Freddie Jefferson (piano) Lee Stanfield (bass) Sonny Payne (drums)
NYC, January 11, 1952
When You SurrenderMercury unissued
Why Come To Me, Sad Lover-
unknown title-
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Dinah Washington

unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto sax) Wardell Gray, unknown, Ben Webster (tenor sax) unknown (baritone sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) unknown (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1952
4731-9AWheel Of Fortune (alternate take)Mercury (J) 18PJ-10055/57
4731-9BWheel Of FortuneMercury 8267, MG 20585; Wing MGW 12223-W; EmArcy 814 184-1
4732-5Tell Me WhyMercury 8267, MG 20585; Wing MGW 12223-W
4733-4Trouble In MindMercury 5804, 8269, EP 1-3205, EP 1-3207, EP 1-3231, MG 20247; EmArcy 814 184-1
4734-7When The Sun Goes DownMercury MG 20622
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10055/57   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 2 - 1949-1952
* Mercury MG 20585   Dinah Washington - Dinah Might Blues (not released)
* Wing MGW 12223-W, SRW 16223-W   Dinah Washington Sings
* EmArcy 814 184-1   Dinah Washington - A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side)
* Mercury MG 20247   Dinah Washington - The Best In Blues
* 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 1-3205   Dinah Washington - Blues In Fashion
* Mercury EP 1-3207   Dinah Washington - The Blues
* Mercury EP 1-3231   Dinah Washington - no details
* Mercury 8267, 8267x45   Dinah Washington - Wheel Of Fortune / Tell Me Why
* Mercury 5804   Dinah Washington - New Blow-Top Blues / Trouble In Mind
* Mercury 8269, 8269x45   Dinah Washington - New Blow-Top Blues / Trouble In Mind

Paul Quinichette And His Orchestra

Buck Clayton (trumpet -1/6) Dicky Wells (trombone -1/6) Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Count Basie (piano -1/6, organ -7/9) Freddie Green (guitar) Walter Page (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
Fulton Recording, NYC, January 30, 1952
1. 4815-6Shad RoeMercury 8287; EmArcy MG 26022, EP 1-6035, MG 36027
2. 4816-5Paul's BunionMercury 70020; EmArcy MG 26022, EP 1-6035, MG 36027
3. 4816-6-Verve 314 543 750-2
4. 4817-3Crew CutEmArcy MG 26022, EP 1-6035, MG 36027
5. 4817-4-Verve 314 543 750-2
6. 4818-6The HookMercury 8287; EmArcy MG 26022, EP 1-6034, MG 36027
7. 4819-7SamieMercury 70020; EmArcy MG 26022, EP 1-6034, MG 36027
8. 4820-4I'll Always Be In Love With YouMercury 8272; EmArcy MG 26022, EP 1-6035, MG 36027
9. 4821-2SequelMercury 8272; EmArcy MG 26035, EP 1-6060, MG 36050
* EmArcy MG 36027; Universal (J) UCCM-9119; Verve 314 543 750-2   Paul Quinichette - The Vice "Pres"
* EmArcy MG 36050   Various Artists - Vol. 3 - The Jazz Giants - Reeds, Part 1
* EmArcy MG 26022   Paul Quinichette - The Vice "Pres"
= EmArcy (J) 175J-5/6   The Complete Paul Quinichette On EmArcy
* EmArcy MG 26035   Paul Quinichette - Sequel
= EmArcy (J) 175J-5/6   The Complete Paul Quinichette On EmArcy
* EmArcy EP 1-6035   Paul Quinichette - The Veep
* EmArcy EP 1-6034   Paul Quinichette - The Vice "Pres"
* EmArcy EP 1-6060   Paul Quinichette - Sequel
* Mercury 8287   Paul Quinichette - Shad Roe / The Hook
* Mercury 70020, 70020x45   Paul Quinichette - Paul's Bunion / Samie
* Mercury 8272   Paul Quinichette - I'll Always Be In Love With You / Sequel

Maynard Ferguson And His Orchestra

Chico Alvarez, Maynard Ferguson (trumpet) Shorty Rogers (trumpet -1/3, trumpet, arranger -4) Milt Bernhart, Herbie Harper, Dick Kenny (trombone) Abe Most, Bud Shank (alto sax) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Frank Patchen (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Kay Brown (vocals -1/3) Pete Rugolo (arranger -1/3)
Los Angeles, CA, February 25, 1952
1. 4930Roses All The WayMercury 5863; EmArcy (J) 195J-10103
2. 4931And So I Waited AroundMercury 5819; EmArcy (J) 195J-10103
3. 4932Homing Pigeon-
4. 4933Wow!Mercury 5863; EmArcy (J) 195J-10103
* EmArcy (J) 195J-10103   Dimensions Featuring Maynard Ferguson + 4
* Mercury 5863   Maynard Ferguson - Roses All The Way / Wow!
* Mercury 5819   Maynard Ferguson - And So I Waited Around / Homing Pigeon

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

Jerry Dittman, 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, Larry Regan (tenor sax) Charlie Spero (baritone sax, clarinet) Matt Alagna (piano) Johnny Bibb (guitar) Henry Poston (bass) Henry Riggs (drums) Bob Connally (vocals)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, February, 1952
4762DianeMercury MG 25121, EP 1-3136, MG 20066
4763Boulevard Of Broken DreamsMercury 5827, MG 25121, EP 1-3136, MG 20066
4764Heaven Knows WhyMercury 5799
4765Skylark-
4766-2Stompin' At The SavoyMercury 5827, MG 25121, EP 1-3137, MG 20066, MG 20133
* Mercury MG 20066   Ralph Marterie - Dance Band In Town
* Mercury MG 20133   Various Artists - Swinging For The King
* Mercury MG 25121   Ralph Marterie - Junior Prom
* Mercury 5827   Ralph Marterie - Boulevard Of Broken Dreams / Stompin' At The Savoy
* Mercury 5799   Ralph Marterie - Heaven Knows Why / Skylark
* Mercury EP 1-3136, EP 1-3137   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra (no details)

Django Reinhardt Quartet

Maurice Vander (piano) Django Reinhardt (guitar) Pierre Michelot (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, March 10, 1952
17276Blues For IkeMercury MGC 516; Clef MGC 747
17277September Song-
17278Night And Day-
17279Insensiblement-
17280Manoir De Mes Reves-
17281Nuages-
17282Brazil-
17283Confessin'-
* Clef MGC 747   Dizzy Gillespie, Django Reinhardt - Jazz From Paris (not released)
= Verve MGV 8015   Dizzy Gillespie, Django Reinhardt - Jazz From Paris
* Mercury MGC 516; Clef MGC 516   The Great Artistry Of Django Reinhardt

Beryl Booker Trio

Beryl Booker (piano) John Collins (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, March 13, 1952
4975Let's Fall In LoveEmArcy MG 26007, EP 1-6013, MG 36049
4976Darn That Dream-
4977-4Remember Me (alternate take)EmArcy (J) 195J-10102
4977-5Remember MeEmArcy MG 26007, EP 1-6013, MG 36049
4978But BeautifulEmArcy MG 26007, EP 1-6013
4979Stay As Sweet As You AreMercury 8297; EmArcy MG 26007, EP 1-6014
4980-3Love Is The Thing (alternate take)EmArcy (J) 195J-10102
4980-5Love Is The ThingMercury 8297; EmArcy MG 26007, EP 1-6014
4981Why Do I Love YouMercury 70041; EmArcy (J) 195J-10102
4982When A Woman Loves A ManMercury 70041; EmArcy MG 26007, EP 1-6014
* EmArcy MG 36049   Various Artists - Vol. 2 - The Jazz Giants - The Piano Players
* EmArcy MG 26007   Beryl Booker - A Girl Met A Piano
= EmArcy (J) 195J-10102   Beryl Booker - A Girl Met A Piano + 2
* EmArcy EP 1-6013   Beryl Booker - A Girl Met A Piano
* EmArcy EP 1-6014   Beryl Booker - When A Woman Loves A Man
* Mercury 8297   Beryl Booker - Stay As Sweet As You Are / Love Is The Thing
* Mercury 70041, 70041x45   Beryl Booker - Why Do I Love You / When A Woman Loves A Man

Dinah Washington

unknown (trumpet) Wynton Kelly (piano) unknown (guitar) Keter Betts (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified brass and strings, Walter Rodell (conductor)
Chicago, IL, March 24, 1952
4895I Thought About YouMercury (J) 18PJ-10055/57
4896Mad About The BoyMercury 5842, (J) 18PJ-10055/57
4897I Can't Face The Music-
4898Stormy WeatherMercury 5906, (J) 18PJ-10055/57
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10055/57   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 2 - 1949-1952
* Mercury 5842, 5842x45   Dinah Washington - Mad About The Boy / I Can't Face The Music
* Mercury 5906, 5906x45   Dinah Washington - Stormy Weather / Makebelieve Dreams

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) Ennio Bolognini (cello -2) Ray Shaw (vocals -3) unidentified orchestra
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, April, 1952
1. 9023Peanut VendorMercury 5882, EP 1-3137
2. 9024Street SceneMercury 5860; Wing MGW 12155
3. 9025I'm YoursMercury 5852, MG 25166
4. 9026Crazy Eyes (aka Dark Eyes)Mercury 5882, EP 1-3070, EP 1-3137, EP 1-3140, MG 25171, MG 20125
5. 9027In A Persian MarketMercury 5860, EP 1-3138
* Wing MGW 12155   Ralph Marterie - Trumpeters Lullaby
* Mercury MG 20125   Ralph Marterie - On Bandstand #1
* Mercury MG 25166   Various Artists - Hit Parade, Vol. 2
* Mercury MG 25171   Ralph Marterie - Dancing On The Downbeat
* Mercury EP 1-3070   Ralph Marterie - Dancing On The Downbeat
* Mercury EP 1-3140   Ralph Marterie - One Night Stand
* Mercury 5882   Ralph Marterie - Peanut Vendor / Crazy Eyes (aka Dark Eyes)
* Mercury 5860   Ralph Marterie - Street Scene / In A Persian Market
* Mercury 5852   Ralph Marterie - The Music Goes Round And Round / I'm Yours
* Mercury EP 1-3137, EP 1-3138   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra (no details)

Dinah Washington

unknown (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) unknown (guitar) Keter Betts (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified brass
Chicago, IL, May 6, 1952
9220-8Pillow BluesMercury 8292, (J) 18PJ-10055/57
9221-9No CaviarMercury (J) 18PJ-10055/57
9222-?Double Dealing Daddy (alternate take)-
9222-3Double Dealing DaddyMercury 8292, (J) 18PJ-10055/57
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10055/57   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 2 - 1949-1952
* Mercury 8292   Dinah Washington - Pillow Blues / Double Dealing Daddy

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns (trumpet) Donald Cole (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto sax) Numa Moore (baritone sax) Sadik Hakim (piano) unknown (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Babs Gonzales (vocals -2)
NYC, May 21, 1952
1. 9163Until The Real Thing Comes AlongMercury 8290; EmArcy EP 1-6009, MG 26004, MG 36031
2. 9164Hey JimMercury 8290; EmArcy MG 26040
3. 9165Moody's ThemeMercury 70001; EmArcy EP 1-6009, MG 26004, MG 36031
4. 9166My IdealMercury 70001; EmArcy MG 26040, EP 1-6070, (J) 195J-10104
* 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 MG 26040   James Moody - Moodsville
* EmArcy EP 1-6009   James Moody - The Moody Story
* EmArcy EP 1-6070   James Moody - Moodsville
* Mercury 8290, 8290x45   James Moody - Until The Real Thing Comes Along / Hey Jim
* Mercury 70001, 70001x45   James Moody - Moody's Theme / My Ideal

Muggsy Spanier And His Dixieland Band

Muggsy Spanier (cornet) Ralph Hutchinson (trombone) Darnell Howard (clarinet) Floyd Bean (piano) Truck Parham (bass) Barrett Deems (drums)
Chicago, IL, May 28, 1952
9048Blue RoomMercury EP 1-3144, MG 20171
9049If I Had Youunissued
9050Tiger RagMercury 5879, EP 1-3144, MG 20171
9051South-
* Mercury MG 20171; Wing MGW 12165   Muggsy Spanier And His Dixieland Band
* Mercury 5879   Muggsy Spanier - Tiger Rag / South
* Mercury EP 1-3144   Muggsy Spanier And His Dixieland Band (no details)

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns (trumpet) unknown (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto sax) Numa Moore (baritone sax) Sadik Hakim (piano) unknown (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1952
4811The BiteEmArcy MG 26040, MG 36031
4812Poor ButterflyEmArcy 16015, MG 26040, MG 36031
4813-1My Ideal (take 1)EmArcy (J) 195J-10104
4813-4My Ideal (take 4)-
4814St. Louis BluesEmArcy 16015, MG 26040, MG 36031
* EmArcy MG 36031   James Moody - The Moody Story
= EmArcy (J) 195J-10104   The Complete James Moody On EmArcy
* EmArcy MG 26040   James Moody - Moodsville
* EmArcy 16015, 16015x45   James Moody - Poor Butterfly / St. LouIs Blues

Dinah Washington With Jimmy Cobb Orchestra

Clark Terry (trumpet) Russell Procope (alto sax, clarinet) Paul Gonsalves (tenor sax) Beryl Booker (piano) unknown (guitar) Keter Betts (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Chicago, IL, summer 1952
9247-4My SongMercury 8294, EP 1-3205, (J) 18PJ-10140/43
9248-6Half As Much-
9249-4I Cried For YouMercury 70046; Wing MGW 12140
9250Gambler's BluesMercury 70046, MG 20247
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10140/43   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 3 - 1952-1954
* Wing MGW 12140   Dinah Washington - Late Late Show
* Mercury MG 20247   Dinah Washington - The Best In Blues
* Mercury EP 1-3205   Dinah Washington - Blues In Fashion
* Mercury 8294   Dinah Washington - My Song / Half As Much
* Mercury 70046, 70046x45   Dinah Washington - I Cried For You / Gambler's Blues

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

Warren Kime, Corny Panico, Art Schlindelbeck (trumpet) Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) Jim George, Gene Isaeff, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer (trombone) Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo (alto sax) Maury Lathowers, Boyd Rolando (tenor sax) Charlie Spero (baritone sax, clarinet) Matt Alagna (piano) Henry Poston (bass) Henry Riggs (drums) Kitty Karr (vocals -4)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, summer 1952
1. 9225Summer LoveMercury 70006, EP 1-3139; Wing MGW 12155
2. 9226La RositaMercury EP 1-3070, MG 25171, MG 20125
3. 9227Hall Of The Mountain KingMercury EP 1-3078, MG 25171, MG 20125
4. 9228French Perfume, Nylon Laceunissued
5. 9229Runnin' SlowMercury 70006, EP 1-3139; Wing MGW 12155
* Wing MGW 12155   Ralph Marterie - Trumpeters Lullaby
* Mercury MG 20125   Ralph Marterie - On Bandstand #1
* Mercury MG 25171   Ralph Marterie - Dancing On The Downbeat
* Mercury EP 1-3070   Ralph Marterie - Dancing On The Downbeat
* Mercury EP 1-3078   Ralph Marterie - Dancer's Delight
* Mercury 70006, 70006x45   Ralph Marterie - Summer Love / Runnin' Slow
* Mercury EP 1-3139   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra (no details)

Paul Quinichette And His Orchestra

Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Marshall Royal, Ernie Wilkin (alto sax) Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Bobby Tucker (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass -1,2) Al McKibbon (bass -3,4) Gus Johnson (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, July, 1952
1. 9346Bustin' SudsEmArcy MG 26035, EP 1-6061
2. 9347Let's Make It-
3. 9348P.Q. BluesEmArcy 16009, MG 26022, EP 1-6034, MG 36027
4. 9349Bot, Bot-
* EmArcy MG 36027; Universal (J) UCCM-9119; Verve 314 543 750-2   Paul Quinichette - The Vice "Pres"
* EmArcy MG 26035   Paul Quinichette - Sequel
= EmArcy (J) 175J-5/6   The Complete Paul Quinichette On EmArcy
* EmArcy MG 26022   Paul Quinichette - The Vice "Pres"
= EmArcy (J) 175J-5/6   The Complete Paul Quinichette On EmArcy
* EmArcy EP 1-6061   Paul Quinichette - Let's Make It
* EmArcy EP 1-6034   Paul Quinichette - The Vice "Pres"
* EmArcy 16009, 16009x45   Paul Quinichette - P.Q. Blues / Bot, Bot

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

Warren Kime, Corny Panico, Art Schlindelbeck (trumpet) Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) Jim George, Gene Isaeff, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer (trombone) Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo (alto sax) Maury Lathowers, Boyd Rolando (tenor sax) Charlie Spero (baritone sax, clarinet) Matt Alagna (piano) Henry Poston (bass) Henry Riggs (drums) Kitty Karr (vocals -1)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, September, 1952
1. 9332Everything I Have Is YoursMercury EP 1-3078, MG 25171, MG 20125; Wing MGW 12179
2. 9333National Emblem MarchMercury EP 1-3140; Wing MGW 12155
* Mercury MG 20125   Ralph Marterie - On Bandstand #1
* Wing MGW 12179, SRW 16179   Ralph Marterie - Dance Album
* Wing MGW 12155   Ralph Marterie - Trumpeters Lullaby
* Mercury MG 25171   Ralph Marterie - Dancing On The Downbeat
* Mercury EP 1-3078   Ralph Marterie - Dancer's Delight
* Mercury EP 1-3140   Ralph Marterie - One Night Stand

Teddy Wilson Trio

Teddy Wilson (piano) Yngve Akerberg (bass) Jack Noren (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, October 6, 1952
mr390 | 9530You're Mine, YouMetronome (Swd) B 624, MEP 143, BLP 26; Mercury MG 25172
mr391 | 9531I Got RhythmMetronome (Swd) B 622, MEP 143, BLP 26; Mercury MG 25172, EP 1-3187
mr392 | 9532Someone To Watch Over MeMetronome (Swd) MEP 4, BLP 26; Mercury MG 25172
mr393 | 9533IndianaMetronome (Swd) B 624, MEP 143, BLP 26; Mercury MG 25172, MG 20133
mr394 | 9534Time On My HandsMetronome (Swd) B 648, MEP 4, BLP 26; Mercury MG 25172, EP 1-3187
mr395 | 9535Sweet Georgia BrownMetronome (Swd) MEP 4, BLP 26; Mercury MG 25172, EP 1-3187, MG 20133
mr396 | 9536I Can't Get StartedMetronome (Swd) B 622, MEP 143, BLP 26; Mercury MG 25172, EP 1-3187
mr397 | 9537Takin' A Chance On LoveMetronome (Swd) B 648, MEP 4, BLP 26; Mercury MG 25172
* Mercury MG 20133   Various Artists - Swinging For The King
* Metronome (Swd) BLP 26   Teddy Wilson Trio
* Mercury MG 25172   Teddy Wilson - Piano Pastries
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 143   Teddy Wilson, Vol. 2
* Mercury EP 1-3187   Teddy Wilson Presents Piano Pastries
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 4   Teddy Wilson Trio
* Metronome (Swd) B 624   Teddy Wilson - You're Mine, You / Indiana
* Metronome (Swd) B 622   Teddy Wilson - I Got Rhythm / I Can't Get Started
* Metronome (Swd) B 648   Teddy Wilson - Time On My Hands / Takin' A Chance On Love

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

Warren Kime, Corny Panico, Art Schlindelbeck (trumpet) Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) Jim George, Gene Isaeff, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer (trombone) Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo (alto sax) Maury Lathowers, Boyd Rolando (tenor sax) Charlie Spero (baritone sax, clarinet) Matt Alagna (piano) Henry Poston (bass) Henry Riggs (drums)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, October, 1952
9362Thru For The Night (aka Through For The Night)Mercury EP 1-3140, MG 25171, MG 20125; Wing MGW 12179
9363After MidnightMercury 70045, EP 1-3078, MG 25171, MG 20125, MG 20336; Wing MGW 12179
9364PretendMercury 70045, EP 1-3070, MG 25171, MG 20125, MG 20336; Wing MGW 12179
9365DownbeatMercury EP 1-3070, MG 25171, MG 20125; Wing MGW 12179
* Mercury MG 20125   Ralph Marterie - On Bandstand #1
* Wing MGW 12179, SRW 16179   Ralph Marterie - Dance Album
* Mercury MG 20336   The Hits That Made Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra Famous
* Mercury MG 25171   Ralph Marterie - Dancing On The Downbeat
* Mercury EP 1-3140   Ralph Marterie - One Night Stand
* Mercury EP 1-3078   Ralph Marterie - Dancer's Delight
* Mercury EP 1-3070   Ralph Marterie - Dancing On The Downbeat
* Mercury 70045, 70045x45   Ralph Marterie - After Midnight / Pretend

Billy Williams

Billy Williams (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Charles Sanford (conductor)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, circa October, 1952
9283I Don't Know WhyMercury 70012, MG 20317, EP 1-3360
9284Mad About 'ChaMercury 70012; Wing MGW 12131
9285Go Home JoeMercury 70376
* Mercury MG 20317   Billy Williams - Oh Yeah!
* Wing MGW 12131   Vote For Billy Williams
* Mercury 70012, 70012x45   Billy Williams - I Don't Know Why / Mad About 'Cha
* Mercury EP 1-3360, 70376   Billy Williams (no details)

The Ravens

Ben Webster (tenor sax) Bill Sanford (piano, arranger) Joe Van Loan, Leonard Puzie, Jimmy Ricks, Warren Suttles (vocals) and others
December, 1952
9376-4I'll Be BackMercury 70060; EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
9377-6Don't Mention My Name-
* EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4   The Complete Ben Webster On EmArcy
* Mercury 70060, 70060x45   The Ravens - Don't Mention My Name / I'll Be Back

Dinah Washington

Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra
Chicago, IL, 1952
9036My DevotionMercury MG 20622
9037Makebelieve DreamsMercury 5906, (J) 18PJ-10055/57
* 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 (J) 18PJ-10055/57   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 2 - 1949-1952
* Mercury 5906, 5906x45   Dinah Washington - Stormy Weather / Makebelieve Dreams

Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra

Richard Hayes (vocals -5,6) Abbe Lane (vocals -7/9,15) Diablito (vocals -8,10) Dick Thomas (vocals -9) Otto Bolivar (vocals -12,14) Don Rodney (vocals -15) Leslie Scott (vocals -16) Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, 1952
1. 4785My ShawlMercury 70009, EP 1-3211
2. 4786Yours (Quiereme Mucho)Mercury EP 1-3211, MG 25120, MG 20065
3. 4787Green EyesMercury EP 1-3000, MG 25120, MG 20065
4. 4788Linda Mujer-
5. 4789BabaluMercury EP 1-3007, MG 25149, MG 20108
6. 4790More Than LoveMercury 5780
7. 4791The Acapulco Polka (La, La, La, La, La)Mercury 5798, MG 25149, MG 20108
8. 4792A Gay RancheroMercury EP 1-3211, MG 25120, MG 20065
9. 4793The Hillbilly Mambo BandMercury 5798
10. 4794Jungle FluteMercury 5817, MG 25120
11. 4795Cacaracha MamboMercury MG 25120, MG 20065
12. 4796Donde Estabas TuMercury MG 25149, MG 20065
13. 4797Walter Winchell RhumbaMercury EP 1-3000, MG 25120, MG 20065
14. 4798Brazil-
15. 4799FestivalMercury 5829, MG 25149, MG 20108
16. 4800African LamentMercury 5885, EP 1-3119
* Mercury MG 20065   Xavier Cugat - Cugat's Favorites
* Mercury MG 20108   Xavier Cugat - Mambo!
* Mercury MG 25120   Xavier Cugat And His World Famous Orchestra
* Mercury MG 25149   Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra
* Mercury EP 1-3000   Xavier Cugat - Here's Cugat
* Mercury EP 1-3007   Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra, Vol. 2
* Mercury 70009, 70009x45   Xavier Cugat - My Shawl / ???
* Mercury 5780   Xavier Cugat - More Than Love / ???
* Mercury 5798   Xavier Cugat - The Acapulco Polka (La, La, La, La, La) / The Hillbilly Mambo Band
* Mercury 5817   Xavier Cugat - Jungle Flute / ???
* Mercury 5829   Xavier Cugat - Festival / ???
* Mercury 5885   Xavier Cugat - African Lament / ???
* Mercury EP 1-3211, EP 1-3119   Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra (no details)

Joe Thomas And His Orchestra

Joe Thomas (tenor sax, vocals -1,3, tenor sax -2,4) unknown (sax, piano, bass, drums) unidentified female vocal trio (-1,3)
NYC, 1952
1. 4830On Bourbon Streetunissued
2. 4831When Summer's Gone (instrumental)-
3. 4832Everybody Loves My BabyMercury 8268
4. 4833Blue Tango (instrumental)-
* Mercury 8268   Joe Thomas - Everybody Loves My Baby / Blue Tango

Billy Williams

Billy Williams (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Glenn Osser (conductor)
1952
9146Who KnowsMercury 5864, MG 20317, EP 1-3364; Wing MGW 12131
9147Azure-TeMercury 5866, MG 20317, EP 1-3365; Wing MGW 12131
9148StayMercury 5866
9149It's Best We Say GoodbyeMercury 5864, MG 20317, EP 1-3364; Wing MGW 12131
* Mercury MG 20317   Billy Williams - Oh Yeah!
* Wing MGW 12131   Vote For Billy Williams
* Mercury 5864   Billy Williams - Who Knows / It's Best We Say Goodbye
* Mercury 5866   Billy Williams - Azure-Te / Stay
* Mercury EP 1-3364, EP 1-3365   Billy Williams (no details)