Mercury Records Discography: 1968

1968

Gary Knight

Gary Knight (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Herb Bernstein (arranger, conductor)
January 3, 1968
41529How Warm You ArePhilips (US) 40515
* Philips (US) 40515   Gary Knight (no details)

Paul Bley Trio

Paul Bley (piano) Gary Peacock (bass) Billy Elgart (drums)
"University Of Washington", Seattle, WA, May 10, 11 & 12, 1968
42687Only LovelyLimelight LS 86060
42688Kid Dynamite-
42689Albert's Love ThemeMercury unissued
42690El CordobesLimelight LS 86060
-El Cordobes (45 rpm edit)Limelight L 3086
42691Ramblin'Limelight LS 86060
42692Touching-
42693Blood-
42694Mr. Joy-
42915Mr. Joy (45 rpm edit)Limelight L 3086
42752Nothing Ever Was AnywayLimelight LS 86060
* Limelight LS 86060   Paul Bley - Mr. Joy
* Limelight L 3086   Paul Bley - Mr. Joy / El Cordobes

Gary Knight

Gary Knight (vocals) and others
May 31, 1968
42527Planet Of The ApesPhilips (US) 40544
42528Kind Of LoveMercury unissued
* Philips (US) 40544   Gary Knight (no details)

Spanky And Our Gang

Malcom Hale (lead guitar, vocals) Lefty Banker (guitar, banjo, vocals) Nigel Pickering (guitar, bass) Kenny Hodges (bass, vocals) John Seiter (drums) Spanky (Elaine) McFarlane (vocals) Bob Dorough, Stuart Scharf (arranger)
October, 1968
42468Yesterday's RainMercury 72871, SR 61183, SR 61227
42469Without Rhyme Or ReasonMercury 72871, SR 61183
* Mercury SR 61183   Spanky And Our Gang - Without Rhyme Or Reason / Anything You Choose
* Mercury SR 61227   Spanky And Our Gang - Spanky's Greatest Hits
* Mercury 72871   Spanky And Our Gang - Yesterday's Rain / Without Rhyme Or Reason

The Sound Of Feeling

Joe Roccisano (flute, soprano, alto sax, percussion) Fred Katz (cello) Gayle Levant (harp) Emil Richards (vibes, percussion) Paul Beaver (synthesizer) Ray Neapolitan, Dave Parlato (bass) Maurice Miller (drums) Gary David (vocals, piano, arranger) Alyce Andrece, Rhae Andrece (vocals, arranger)
November, 1968 or January, 1969
43830Hurdy Gurdy ManLimelight LS 86063
43494Hurdy Gurdy Man (45 rpm edit)Limelight L 3088
43831HexLimelight LS 86063
43832Up Into Silence-
43833The Time Has Come For Silence-
43834Along Came Sam-
43495Along Came Sam (45 rpm edit)Limelight L 3088
43835The Sound Of SilenceLimelight LS 86063
43836Spleen-
43837Mixolydian Mode-
43838CanonMercury unissued
* Limelight LS 86063   The Sound Of Feeling - Spleen
* Limelight L 3088   The Sound Of Feeling - Hurdy Gurdy Man / Along Came Sam

Spanky And Our Gang

Malcom Hale (lead guitar, vocals) Lefty Banker (guitar, banjo, vocals) Nigel Pickering (guitar, bass) Kenny Hodges (bass, vocals) John Seiter (drums) Spanky (Elaine) McFarlane (vocals) Bob Dorough, Stuart Scharf (arranger)
December, 1968
43810Anything You ChooseMercury SR 61183
43811And She's MineMercury 72926, SR 61183
43812Hong Kong BluesMercury SR 61183
43813Nowhere To Go-
43814Give A Damn-
43815Leopard Skin PhonesMercury 72926, SR 61183
43816But Back ThenMercury SR 61183
43817Mecca Flat Blues-
438181-3-5-8 (Pedagogical Round #2)-
43819Jane-
43820Since You've Gone-
43850Anything You ChooseMercury 72890
43851Mecca Flat Blues-
* Mercury SR 61183   Spanky And Our Gang - Without Rhyme Or Reason / Anything You Choose
* Mercury 72926   Spanky And Our Gang - And She's Mine / Leopard Skin Phones
* Mercury 72890   Spanky And Our Gang - Anything You Choose / Mecca Flat Blues

The Lennon Sisters

The Lennon Sisters, Al Capps (arranger)
probably maybe 1968
Can't Take My Eyes Off YouMercury SR 61164
Different Drum-
It Must Be Him-
Green Tambourine-
What The World Needs Now Is Love-
California Dreamin'-
Everything That Touches You-
He's Just My Style-
I'm Gonna Make You Love Me-
Elusive Butterfly-
Have You Heard (It's All Over)-
* Mercury SR 61164   The Lennon Sisters Today!!

The Percussions Of Strasbourg

Jean-Paul Batigne, Gabriel Bouchet, Jean-Paul Finkbeiner, Detlev Henri Kieffer, Claude Ricou, Georges Van Gucht
probably 1968
43509Epervier De Te Faiblesse, DomineLimelight LS 86064
* Limelight LS 86064   The Percussions Of Strasbourg - Signals