Savoy Records Catalog: 78 rpm 100, 5500 series

Savoy 100 series (10 inch 78 rpm)

100   Savoy Dictators - Tricks / Rhythm And Bugs

Hal Mitchell, Chippy Outcalt (trumpet) Howard Scott (trombone) Bobby Plater (alto sax) Count Hastings (tenor sax) Clem Moorman (piano) Willie Johnson (guitar) Al Henderson (bass) Danny Gibson (drums)
NYC, 1939
L-1ARhythm And Bugs
L-1Tricks

101   Savoy Dictators - Jam And Crackers / Heyfus-Geyfus

Hal Mitchell, Chippy Outcalt (trumpet) Howard Scott (trombone) Bobby Plater (alto sax) Count Hastings (tenor sax) Clem Moorman (piano) Willie Johnson (guitar) Al Henderson (bass) Danny Gibson (drums): same session
NYC, 1939
1102Heyfus-Geyfus
444Jam And Crackers

102   Bonnie Davis - Don't Stop Now / Bunny Banks - Paratroop Boogie

Clem Moorman (piano) Ernie Ransom (guitar) Henry Padgett (bass) Bonnie Davis (vocals)
NYC, 1942
S2020Don't Stop Now
same session
S2041Paratroop Boogie (piano solo)

103   Bonnie Davis - That Ain't Right / I Can't Get Started

Clem Moorman (piano) Ernie Ransom (guitar) Henry Padgett (bass) Bonnie Davis (vocals): same session
NYC, 1942
S2021That Ain't Right
S2023I Can't Get Started

104   Bonnie Davis - He Knows How To Knock Me Out / Why Don't You Do Right

Clem Moorman (piano) Ernie Ransom (guitar) Henry Padgett (bass) Bonnie Davis (vocals): same session
NYC, 1942
S2028Why Don't You Do Right (sextette)
S2032He Knows How To Knock Me Out

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106   no information

107   Ross Leonard - As Time Goes By / One Night In Your Heart

Ross Leonard (vocals) unidentified orchestra
NYC, 1942
S2045As Time Goes By
S2048One Night In Your Heart

108   Ross Leonard - Moon Nocturne / It Can't Be Wrong

Ross Leonard (vocals) unidentified orchestra: same session
NYC, 1942
S2046Moon Nocturne
S2047It Can't Be Wrong

109   The Bunny Banks Trio - Knock Me Out With A Boogie Bar / Bunny's Boogie

Clem Moorman (piano) Ernie Ransom (guitar) Henry Padgett (bass) Bonnie Davis (vocals)
NYC, 1942
S2030Bunny's Boogie (instrumental)
S2034Knock Me Out With A Boogie Bar (instrumental)

110   Bonnie Davis - No Love Blues / Bonnie Davis, Clem - I Don't Stand For That Jive

Clem Moorman (piano) Ernie Ransom (guitar) Henry Padgett (bass) Bonnie Davis (vocals): same session
NYC, 1942
S6601No Love Blues
S6602AI Don't Stand For That Jive

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112   Bonnie Davis - So Long / Get In Touch With Me

Clem Moorman (piano) Ernie Ransom (guitar) Henry Padgett (bass) Bonnie Davis (vocals): same session
NYC, 1942
S6600Get In Touch With Me
S6603ASo Long

113   The Bunny Banks Trio - Jitterbug Waltz / Bonnie Davis - It Ain't Good For Me

Clem Moorman (piano) Ernie Ransom (guitar) Henry Padgett (bass) Bonnie Davis (vocals): same session
NYC, 1942
S2031Jitterbug Waltz (instrumental)
S2033It Ain't Good For Me

114   Ross Leonard - Judge To Jail / ???

Ross Leonard (vocals) Buddy Kline Eight
NYC, 1942
L7709Judge To Jail

115   no information

116   Hank Hill, Ross Leonard - Put Your Arms Around Me Honey / And So It Gone

Ross Leonard (vocals) unidentified orchestra
NYC, 1942
S2050And So It Gone
Hank Hill (vocals) And The Hill Toppers
S7704APut Your Arms Around Me Honey

117   Hank Hill, Ross Leonard - Send Me Some Roses / Johnny Doughboy Polka

Ross Leonard (vocals) Buddy Kline Eight
NYC, 1942
S7708Send Me Some Roses
Hank Hill (vocals) And The Hill Toppers
S7721Johnny Doughboy Polka

118   Teddy Tucker - Make With The Bullets, Benny / Oh, Theodora

Teddy Tucker's Band And The Hill Toppers
NYC, 1943
L9636Make With The Bullets, Benny
L9639Oh, Theodora

119   Teddy Tucker - Cuddle Up A Little Closer / She Didn't Lay That Pistol Down

Teddy Tucker
NYC, 1942
L7720Cuddle Up A Little Closer
Teddy Tucker's Band And The Hill Toppers
NYC, 1943
L9638She Didn't Lay That Pistol Down

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122   no information

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124   no information

125   Arlene Johnson, Paul Martel - Chowder / Git Wid It

Arlene Johnson (vocals) Paul Martel Orchestra
NYC, January 21, 1944
S5367Chowder
S5368Git Wid It

126   Bonnie Davis - You're Not Doing Your Homework / Shoo Shoo Baby

Clem Moorman (piano) Ernie Ransom (guitar) Henry Padgett (bass) Bonnie Davis (vocals)
NYC, January 20, 1944
S5560You're Not Doing Your Homework
S5562Shoo Shoo Baby

127   no information

128   Bobby Sherwood - King Cotton / More Of The Same

Charles Cognata, Eddie Greene, Bob Higgins, Bill Moore (trumpet) Bobby Sherwood (trumpet, guitar, vocals) Al Chait, Dave Clark, Bob Leeman (trombone) Ray Beckenstein, Eddie Lucas (alto sax) Frank Meyers, Dave Pell (tenor sax) Evan Biken (baritone sax) Hal Becker (piano) Basil Hutchinson (guitar) Joe Genelli (bass) Roy Harte (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 14, 1944
S5379King Cotton (as Swingin' Eyes)
S5381More Of The Same

129   Bobby Sherwood - Bob's Mob / Bombardier, No. 39

Charles Cognata, Eddie Greene, Bob Higgins, Bill Moore (trumpet) Bobby Sherwood (trumpet, guitar, vocals) Al Chait, Dave Clark, Bob Leeman (trombone) Ray Beckenstein, Eddie Lucas (alto sax) Frank Meyers, Dave Pell (tenor sax) Evan Biken (baritone sax) Hal Becker (piano) Basil Hutchinson (guitar) Joe Genelli (bass) Roy Harte (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, February 14, 1944
S5380Bob's Mob (as Mother Knickerbocker)
S5382Flight, No. 39 (as Bombardier, No. 39)

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139   no information

140   Denny Beckner - Hallelujah 8-9-10 / You Can Take My Heart

Denny Beckner And His Mad Cap Merrymakers
NYC, March 14, 1944
S5418Hallelujah 8-9-10
S5419You Can Take My Heart

141   Denny Beckner - Mirror Mirror On The Wall / You Got To Talk Me Into It Baby

Denny Beckner And His Mad Cap Merrymakers: same session
NYC, March 14, 1944
S5420Mirror Mirror On The Wall
S5421You Got To Talk Me Into It Baby

142   Ross Leonard, Peggy Dale - Kentucky / When You Put On That Old Blue Suit

Cy Baker (trumpet, leader) Peggy Dale, Ross Leonard (vocals) unidentified orchestra
NYC, April 3, 1944
S5432Kentucky
S5433When You Put On That Old Blue Suit

143   Ross Leonard - They All Wanted You For Me / Sorry For You

Cy Baker (trumpet, leader) Peggy Dale, Ross Leonard (vocals) unidentified orchestra: same session
NYC, April 3, 1944
S5434They All Wanted You For Me
S5435Sorry For You

Savoy 5500 series (10 inch 78 rpm)

5500   Bonnie Davis - Don't Stop Now / He Knows How To Knock Me Out

Clem Moorman (piano) Ernie Ransom (guitar) Henry Padgett (bass) Bonnie Davis (vocals)
NYC, 1942
S2020Don't Stop Now
same session
S2032He Knows How To Knock Me Out

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5509   no information

5510   Miss Rhapsody - Bye Bye Baby / My Lucky Day

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Walter "Foots" Thomas (tenor sax) Reuben "June" Cole (piano) Harold Underhill (guitar) Billy Taylor (bass) Cozy Cole (drums) Viola Wells (vocals)
NYC, July 6, 1944
S5475Bye Bye Baby
S5476My Lucky Day

5511   Miss Rhapsody - Hey Lawdy Mama / Groovin' The Blues

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Walter "Foots" Thomas (tenor sax) Reuben "June" Cole (piano) Harold Underhill (guitar) Billy Taylor (bass) Cozy Cole (drums) Viola Wells (vocals): same session
NYC, July 6, 1944
S5477Hey Lawdy Mama
S5478Groovin' The Blues

5512   Bonnie Davis, Clem - I Don't Stand For That Jive / Lloyd Thompson - I Wonder

Clem Moorman (piano) Ernie Ransom (guitar) Henry Padgett (bass) Bonnie Davis (vocals)
NYC, 1942
S6602AI Don't Stand For That Jive
Prince Robinson (clarinet) Herbie Fields (tenor sax) Leonard Feather (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Denzil Best (drums) Lloyd Thompson (vocals)
NYC, November 20, 1944
S5749I Wonder

5513   Helen Humes - I Would If I Could / Fortune Tellin' Man

Prince Robinson (clarinet) Herbie Fields (tenor sax) Leonard Feather (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Denzil Best (drums) Helen Humes (vocals)
NYC, November 20, 1944
S5745I Would If I Could
S5747Fortune Tellin' Man

5514   Helen Humes - Keep Your Mind On Me / Suspicious Blues

Prince Robinson (clarinet) Herbie Fields (tenor sax) Leonard Feather (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Denzil Best (drums) Helen Humes (vocals): same session
NYC, November 20, 1944
S5746Keep Your Mind On Me
S5748Suspicious Blues

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5516   Rubberlegs Williams - Deep Sea Blues / Bring It On Home

Miles Davis (trumpet) Herbie Fields (clarinet, tenor sax) Teddy Brannon (piano) Al Casey (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Eddie Nicholson (drums) Rubberlegs Williams (vocals)
WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, April 24, 1945
S5807Deep Sea Blues
S5808-3Bring It On Home (mst. take 3)

5517   Bonnie Davis, The Piccadilly Pipers - Upstairs / Bonnie Davis - Forget It, You're Still In Love

Clem Moorman (piano) Ernie Ransom (guitar) Ed McKaine (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Bonnie Davis (vocals)
NYC, December 10, 1945
S5860Upstairs
S5863Forget It, You're Still In Love

5518   Lloyd Thompson - Jockey Blues / Just In Case You Change Your Mind

Clem Moorman (piano) Ernie Ransom (guitar) Ed McKaine (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Melba Smith (vocals) Lloyd Thompson (leader)
NYC, December 10, 1945
S5864Jockey Blues
S5865Just In Case You Change Your Mind

5519   Bonnie Davis - Don't Stop Now / He Knows How To Knock Me Out

Clem Moorman (piano) Ernie Ransom (guitar) Henry Padgett (bass) Bonnie Davis (vocals)
NYC, 1942
S2020Don't Stop Now
same session
S2032He Knows How To Knock Me Out

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5525   Bonnie Davis, Clem - Let Me Play With You Poodle / Bonnie Davis - So Long

Clem Moorman (piano) Ernie Ransom (guitar) Henry Padgett (bass) Bonnie Davis (vocals): same session
NYC, 1942
S6603ASo Long
Clem Moorman (piano) Ernie Ransom (guitar) Ed McKaine (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Bonnie Davis (vocals)
NYC, December 10, 1945
S5861Let Me Play With You Poodle

5526   Cousin Joe - Desperate G.I. Blues / Boogie Woogie Hannah

Leonard Hawkins (trumpet) Pete Brown (alto sax) Ray Abrams (tenor sax) Kenny Watts (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums) Cousin Joe (vocals)
NYC, January 13, 1946
S5883Desperate G.I. Blues
S5885Boogie Woogie Hannah

5527   Cousin Joe - Weddin' Day Blues / You Got It Comin' To You

Leonard Hawkins (trumpet) Pete Brown (alto sax) Ray Abrams (tenor sax) Kenny Watts (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums) Cousin Joe (vocals): same session
NYC, January 13, 1946
S5882Weddin' Day Blues
S5884You Got It Comin' To You

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5531   Bonnie Davis - You're Not Doing Your Homework / Bonnie Davis, Clem - I Don't Stand For That Jive

Clem Moorman (piano) Ernie Ransom (guitar) Henry Padgett (bass) Bonnie Davis (vocals)
NYC, 1942
S6602AI Don't Stand For That Jive
same personnel
NYC, January 20, 1944
S5560You're Not Doing Your Homework

5532   Viola Wells - He May Be Your Man / I Feel For You

Freddie Webster (trumpet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Walter Thomas (tenor sax) Reuben "June" Cole (piano) Harold Underhill (guitar) Billy Taylor (bass) Cozy Cole (drums) Miss Rhapsody (vocals)
NYC, May 15, 1945
S5814He May Be Your Man
S5817I Feel For You

5533   Brownie McGhee And Sonny Terry - That's The Stuff / Knockabout Blues

Sonny Terry (harmonica, vocals) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Walter Brown (vocals)
NYC, December 12, 1944
S5760That's The Stuff (as Watch Out)
S5761Knockabout Blues (as Carolina Blues)

5534   Brownie McGhee And Sonny Terry - Easy Ridin' Buggy / Women Lover Blues

Sonny Terry (harmonica, vocals) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Walter Brown (vocals): same session
NYC, December 12, 1944
S5762Easy Ridin' Buggy
S5763Women Lover Blues

5535   Little Boy Fuller - Shake Your Stuff / Lazy Bug Blues

Little Boy Fuller (guitar, vocals)
NYC, October 22, 1946
S3390Shake Your Stuff
S3392Lazy Bug Blues

5536   Cousin Joe - Old Man Blues / Too Tight To Walk Loose

Steve Henderson (piano) Al Casey (guitar) Al Matthews (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums) Cousin Joe (vocals)
NYC, May 21, 1947
S3424Old Man Blues
S3426Too Tight To Walk Loose

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5538   Brownie McGhee - Auto Mechanic Blues / Country Boy Boogie

Champion Jack Dupree (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Baby Dodds (drums)
NYC, May 28, 1947
S3428Auto Mechanic Blues
S3431Country Boy Boogie

5539   Gerald Clark - Drusilla / Walter Winchell

The Duke Of Iron (vocal group -1) Gerald Clark, and others
NYC, December, 1939
1. US1124-1Drusilla
2. US1125-1Walter Winchell

5540   Cousin Joe - Death House Blues / Big Fat Mama

Steve Henderson (piano) Al Casey (guitar) Al Matthews (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums) Cousin Joe (vocals)
NYC, May 21, 1947
S3425Death House Blues
S3427Big Fat Mama

5541   Brownie McGhee - I'm Talking About It / Dollar Bill

Champion Jack Dupree (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Baby Dodds (drums)
NYC, May 28, 1947
S3429I'm Talking About It
S3430Dollar Bill

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5544   Joe Turner, Coleman Hawkins - How Long, How Long Blues / Shake It And Break It

Danny Polo (clarinet) Benny Carter (alto sax, trumpet) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Joe Sullivan (piano) Ulysses Livingston (guitar) Artie Shapiro (bass) George Wettling (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, January 15, 1940
US1284-1How Long, How Long Blues
US1285-1Shake It And Break It
** reissue of Savoy 649.

5545   Doc Pomus - My Good Pott / Doc's Boogie

Bill Moore (trumpet) Ray Abrams, Jesse Powell (tenor sax) Reggie Ashby (piano) Herman Mitchell (guitar) Curly Russell (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums) Doc Pomus (vocals)
NYC, November 6, 1947
S3475Doc's Boogie
S3477My Good Pott

5546   Doc Pomus - Fruity Woman Blues / My New Chick

Bill Moore (trumpet) Ray Abrams, Jesse Powell (tenor sax) Reggie Ashby (piano) Herman Mitchell (guitar) Curly Russell (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums) Doc Pomus (vocals): same session
NYC, November 6, 1947
S3474My New Chick
S3476Fruity Woman Blues

5547   Baby Face Lewis - Dusty Road / Grandma And Grandpa

Jimmy "Baby Face" Lewis (guitar, vocals)
1947?
L9650Dusty Road
L9653Grandma And Grandpa

5548   Brownie McGhee - First And Fifteenth Stuff / Mabelle

Melvin Merritt (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, August 5, 1947
S3436First And Fifteenth Stuff
possibly Melvin Merritt (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, October 20, 1947
S3457Mabelle

5549   Sonny Terry - Run Away Women / Shake Down

Sonny Terry (harmonica, vocals) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Walter Brown (vocals)
NYC, December 12, 1944
S5764Run Away Women (as Hootin' The Blues)
S5765Shake Down (as Shake Down Blues)

5550   Brownie McGhee - Robbie-Doby Boogie / Hard Bed Blues

Hal Singer (tenor sax) Lannie Scott (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Franklin Skeete (bass) Heywood Jackson (drums)
NYC, spring 1948
S35-112-2Robbie-Doby Boogie
S35-115-1Hard Bed Blues

5551   Brownie McGhee - My Fault / Married Woman Blues

Melvin Merritt (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Curly Russell (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, December 19, 1947
S3510-2Married Woman Blues
Hal Singer (tenor sax) Lannie Scott (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Franklin Skeete (bass) Heywood Jackson (drums)
NYC, spring 1948
S35-113-1My Fault

5552   Tennessee Bill - Up In The Mountain / Too Many Women Blues

no details

5553   Alabama Red - Boar Hog Blues / Eloise

Ralph Willis (guitar, vocals)
NYC, June 8, 1948
S35-121Boar Hog Blues
S35-122Eloise

5554   Billye Williams - Disgusted Woman Blues / Good Luck Old Boy

unknown (alto sax) unknown (tenor sax) unknown (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Billye Williams (vocals)
Chicago, IL, October 15, 1948
Disgusted Woman Blues
Good Luck Old Boy

5555   Gene Coy - Killer Diller / The Beale Street Gang - Teddy Bear

Ray Abrams (tenor sax) Milt Buckner (piano) possibly Curly Russell (bass) possibly Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, December 8, 1947
S3478Teddy Bear
Gene Coy (drums) and others
NYC, June 30, 1948
S35-137Killer Diller

5556   Washboard Pete - Christmas Blues / Neighborhood Blues

Ralph Willis (guitar, vocals) Pete Sanders (washboard)
NYC, 1948
S35-160Christmas Blues
S35-163Neighborhood Blues

5557   Brownie McGhee, Hal Singer - I Was Fooled / Confused

George Rhodes (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Gene Ramey (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, December 20, 1948
S23015I Was Fooled
S23016Confused

5558   Birmingham Sam - Lowdown Midnight Boogie / Landing Blues

John Lee Hooker (guitar, vocals)
Detroit, MI, 1948-1949
D1106Lowdown Midnight Boogie
D1107Landing Blues

5559   Brownie McGhee - Running Away From Love / Wrong Man Blues

Melvin Merritt (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, August 5, 1947
S3438Running Away From Love
Melvin Merritt (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Curly Russell (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, December 19, 1947
S3508Wrong Man Blues

5560   Chicago Davis, Hal Singer - Travelin' Shoes / I Feel So Good

William Moore (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt (trombone) Hal Singer (tenor sax) Tate Houston (baritone sax) possibly George Rhodes (piano) Walter Buchanan (bass) Butch Ballard (drums) Chicago Davis (vocals)
NYC, February 9, 1949
S36-104Travelin' Shoes
S36-105I Feel So Good

5561   Brownie McGhee - New Baseball Boogie / Good Thing Gone

Melvin Merritt (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, August 5, 1947
S3439Good Thing Gone
Pritchard Cheesman (tenor sax) Lannie Scott (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Franklin Skeete (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, March 22, 1949
S36-120New Baseball Boogie

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5565   Brownie McGhee - Three Woman Blues / Poor Boy Blues

Melvin Merritt (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, August 5, 1947
S3437Three Woman Blues
possibly Melvin Merritt (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, October 20, 1947
S3459Poor Boy Blues