Savoy Records Catalog: 78 rpm 700/800 series

Savoy 700 series (10 inch 78 rpm)

700   Hot Lips Page - I Got What It Takes / Double Trouble Blues

Jesse Brown, Joe Keyes (trumpet) Hot Lips Page (trumpet, vocals) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Earl Bostic, Floyd "Horsecollar" Williams (alto sax) Don Byas, Ike Quebec (tenor sax) Clyde Hart (piano, celeste) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Jack Parker (drums)
NYC, September 12, 1944
S5706I Got What It Takes
S5708Lips Blues (as Double Trouble Blues)
** reissue of Savoy 529 entitled "Lips Blues / I Got What It Takes".

701   Erroll Garner - I Surrender, Dear / Love Walked In

Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1949
B4403Love Walked In
BOP210I Surrender, Dear

702   Paul Williams - House Rocker / He Knows How To Hucklebuck

James Poe (trumpet) Louis Barrett, Billy Mitchell (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone sax) Floyd Taylor (piano) John Holiday (bass) Bill Benjamin (drums) Joan Shaw (vocals)
Detroit, MI, January 13 or June 7, 1949
D0006House Rocker
D0007He Knows How To Hucklebuck

703   John Hardee - Lunatic / Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man

Ludwig Joe Jordan (trumpet) John Hardee (tenor sax, vocals) Billy Kyle (piano) John Simmons (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, November, 1947
RE5034Lunatic
RE5035Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man

704   Brownie McGhee - Dreaming And Crying / Wholesale And Retail

Freddie Grooms (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, 1948
S35-166Dreaming And Crying
S35-168Wholesale And Retail

705   Eddie Davis - Just A Mystery / Red Pepper

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor sax) Al Haig (piano) Huey Long (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, December 20, 1946
S3371AJust A Mystery
S3372ARed Pepper

706   Joe Marsala - Village Blues / Joe's Blues

Bobby Hackett (cornet) Frank Orchard (trombone) Joe Marsala (clarinet) Gene Schroeder (piano) Eddie Condon (guitar) Bob Casey (bass) Rollo Laylan (drums)
NYC, March 21, 1944
S5423Joe's Blues
S5424Village Blues (as Greenwich Blues)
** reissue of Savoy 504.

707   Lester Young - Crazy Over J.Z. / June Bug

Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Jerry Elliott (trombone) Lester Young (tenor sax) Junior Mance (piano) Leroy Jackson (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, June 28, 1949
S5240-3Crazy Over J.Z.
S5243-1June Bug (as Lester Digs)

708   George Shearing - Sweet And Lovely / When Darkness Falls

George Shearing (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, February, 1947
S3396When Darkness Falls
George Shearing (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, December 23, 1947
S3516Sweet And Lovely

709   Jimmy Smith - Ma-Ma / Talking Boogie

Jimmy Smith (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1949
SLA520-3Fat Mama
SLA523Talking Boogie

710   Billy Wright - You Satisfy / Blues For My Baby

Billy Wright (vocals) and others
probably Atlanta, GA, circa 1950
SGA688You Satisfy
SGA690Blues For My Baby

711   Paul Williams - Popcorn / Free Dice

Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Miller Sam (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Floyd Taylor (piano) Herman Hopkins (bass) Reetham Mallett (drums)
NYC, December 15, 1948
S23010Free Dice
James Poe (trumpet) Louis Barrett, Billy Mitchell (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone sax) Floyd Taylor (piano) John Holiday (bass) Bill Benjamin (drums) Joan Shaw (vocals)
Detroit, MI, January 13 or June 7, 1949
D0003Popcorn

712   James Von Streeter - I'll Never Smile Again / The Square Dance Hop

Nat Meeks (trumpet) Walter Henry (alto sax) James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Charlie Norris (guitar) Shifty Henry (bass) Al Wichard (drums) Herman Pattus (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, July 27, 1949
SLA4424-3I'll Never Smile Again
SLA4425-2The Square Dance Hop

713   Big Jay McNeely - Man Eater / Cherry Smash

Big Jay McNeely (tenor sax) and others
November 29, 1948
Man Eater
Big Jay McNeely (tenor sax) Bob McNeely (baritone sax) Devonia Williams (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 13, 1948
SLA501-1Cherry Smash

714   Brownie McGhee - Good Roller Blues / I Know My Baby

Melvin Merritt (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Curly Russell (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, December 19, 1947
S3507Good Roller Blues
S3509I Know My Baby

715   Billy Wright - Billy's Boogie Blues / I Keep Drinking

Billy Wright (vocals) and others
probably Atlanta, GA, circa 1950
SGA689Billy's Boogie Blues
SGA691I Keep Drinking

716   The California Playboys - Midnite Creep / Double Trouble Hop

John Anderson (trumpet) Gene Montgomery (tenor sax) Richard Brom (baritone sax) Devonia Williams (piano) Charles Norris (guitar) Morris Edwards (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 18, 1949
SLA508-1Midnite Creep
SLA509-1Double Trouble Hop

717   Wild Bill Moore - Rocking With Leroy / Top And Bottom

Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Wild Bill Moore (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) T.J. Fowler (piano) Herman Hopkins (bass) Reetham Mallett (drums)
Detroit, MI, December 18, 1947
D821Rocking With Leroy
D825Top And Bottom

718   George Shearing - Bop's Your Uncle / Sophisticated Lady

George Shearing (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, December 23, 1947
S3515-2Bop's Your Uncle
S3518-2Sophisticated Lady

719   Johnny Crawford - Tall Corn / Mickey Cooper - Satisfied Blues

Jimmy Harris (trumpet) Clyde Dunn (baritone sax) Henry McDode (piano) Tiny Webb (guitar) Jimmy Miller (drums) Charles Johnson (unknown instruments) Mickey Cooper, Johnny Crawford, Little Benny Jackson (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October 29, 1949
SLA4441-2Tall Corn
SLA4442-1Satisfied Blues

720   Felix Gross - Love For Christmas / You Don't Love Me

Joe Howard (tenor sax) Tiny Webb (guitar) Minor Robinson (drums) Rolf Beleman, Doug Byers, Albert Elam, Adam Green, Joe Stone (unknown instruments) Felix Gross (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October 25, 1949
SLA4434-3Love For Christmas
SLA4436-3You Don't Love Me

721   Paul Williams - Cranberries / Juice Bug Boogie

Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Fred Jackson, Cranford Wright (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Lee Anderson (piano) Pete Glover (bass) Bill Benjamin (drums)
NYC, November 2, 1949
S5246Juice Bug Boogie
Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Fred Jackson, Cranford Wright (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Lee Anderson (piano) John Murphy (bass) William Benjamin (drums) Connie Allen (vocals) Maurice King (arranger)
Detroit, MI, December 1, 1949
DM6813Cranberries

722   Carl Perkins - The Rosary / Ave Maria

Carl Perkins (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November, 1949
PG3904The Rosary
PG3907Ave Maria

723   Erroll Garner - I Only Have Eyes For You / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me

Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1949
B4415I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
BOP211I Only Have Eyes For You

724   Erroll Garner - I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance / All Of Me

Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1949
B4407I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance
B4419All Of Me

725   Erroll Garner - Cottage For Sale / I'm In The Mood For Love

Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1949
B4412Cottage For Sale
B4414I'm In The Mood For Love

726   The Robins - If It's So Baby / If I Didn't Love You So

Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano, vocals) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1949
SLA4452-1If It's So Baby
SLA4454If I Didn't Love You So

727   Erroll Garner - Stompin' At The Savoy / September Song

Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1949
B4404September Song
B4408Stompin' At The Savoy

728   Erroll Garner - It's Easy To Remember / Body And Soul

Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1949
B4401It's Easy To Remember
B4405Body And Soul

729   The De Kalb Folks With Abe Dyer's Orchestra - Texas Joe / Moose Boogie

The De Kalb Folks With Abe Dyer's Orchestra
circa 1949?
DB2604Texas Joe
DB2605Moose Boogie

730   Carl Perkins - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / I'll Never Smile Again

Carl Perkins (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November, 1949
PG3905Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
PG3908I'll Never Smile Again

731   Johnny Otis - Double Crossing Blues / The Beale Street Gang - Back Alley Blues

Milt Buckner (piano) and others
NYC, July 11, 1948
S35-150Back Alley Blues
Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano, vocals) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1949
SLA4456-2Double Crossing Blues

732   Johnny Otis - The Turkey Hop, Part 1 & 2

John Anderson (trumpet) Floyd Turnham (alto sax) Big Jay McNeely (tenor sax) Bobby McNeely (baritone sax) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Mel Walker (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group) Johnny Otis (director)
Los Angeles, CA, January 11, 1950
SLA5101-3The Turkey Hop, Part 1
SLA5102-3The Turkey Hop, Part 2

733   Billy Wright - Thinking Blues / Back Biting Woman

Billy Wright (vocals) and others
Atlanta, GA, September 23, 1949
SGA660-3Thinking Blues
same personnel
Atlanta, GA, January 7, 1950
SGA665-3Back Biting Woman

734   Paul Williams - Camp Meeting Bounce / What's Happening

Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Fred Jackson, Cranford Wright (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Lee Anderson (piano) John Murphy (bass) William Benjamin (drums) Connie Allen (vocals) Maurice King (arranger)
Detroit, MI, December 1, 1949
DM6810Camp Meeting Bounce
DM6812What's Happening

735   Little Esther - Misery / Little Esther, Mel Walker - Mistrutin' Blues

Lorenzo Holden (tenor sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, February 13, 1950
SLA5107-2Misery
Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther, Redd Lyte, Mel Walker (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, February 27, 1950
SLA5114Mistrutin' Blues

736   The Calypso Serenaders - Bulldog Don't Bite Me / Zambo

The Calypso Serenaders
March 13, 1950
S5250Bulldog Don't Bite Me
S5251Zambo

737   The Calypso Serenaders - Calypso Man / Give Me One Dollar

The Calypso Serenaders: same session
March 13, 1950
S5252Calypso Man
S5253Give Me One Dollar

738   The Robins - Our Romance Is Gone / Ain't No Use Beggin'

Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano, vocals) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1949
SLA4453Our Romance Is Gone
Lorenzo Holden (tenor sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, February 13, 1950
SLA5110-1Ain't No Use Beggin'

739   Erroll Garner - All The Things You Are / George Shearing - George's Boogie

George Shearing (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, February 3, 1947
S3389George's Boogie
Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1949
B4406-2All The Things You Are

740   Eddie Condon - Clarinet Marmalade / Tiger Rag

Bobby Hackett (cornet) Frank Orchard (trombone) Joe Marsala (clarinet) Gene Schroeder (piano) Eddie Condon (guitar) Bob Casey (bass) Rollo Laylan (drums)
NYC, March 21, 1944
S5422Clarinet Marmalade
S5425Tiger Rag
** reissue of Savoy 503 entitled "Joe Marsala - Tiger Rag / Clarinet Marmalade".

741   Billy Wright - After Dark Blues / Heavy Hearted Blues

Billy Wright (vocals) and others
Atlanta, GA, September 23, 1949
SGA661-5After Dark Blues
same personnel
Atlanta, GA, January 7, 1950
SGA667-2Heavy Hearted Blues

742   Carl Perkins - Summertime / Lullaby In Rhythm

Carl Perkins (piano) Edwin Perkins (bass) Herb Williams (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 30, 1949
CP14945Summertime
CP14947Lullaby In Rhythm

743   Johnny Otis - New Orleans Shuffle / Blues Nocturne

Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Lorenzo Holden, Big Jay McNeely (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone sax) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Redd Lyte (vocals) Johnny Otis (director)
Los Angeles, CA, December 23, 1949
SLA4460-4New Orleans Shuffle
John Anderson (trumpet) Floyd Turnham (alto sax) Big Jay McNeely (tenor sax) Bobby McNeely (baritone sax) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Mel Walker (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group) Johnny Otis (director)
Los Angeles, CA, January 11, 1950
SLA5103-2Blues Nocturne

744   Sidney Bechet, Humphrey Lyttelton - Black And Blue / Some Of These Days

Humphrey Lyttelton (trumpet) Keith Christie (trombone) Wally Fawkes (clarinet) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax) George Webb (piano) Buddy Wallis (banjo) John Wright (bass) Bernard Seward (drums)
London, England, November 13, 1949
S5270Some Of These Days
S5271Black And Blue

745   Sidney Bechet, Humphrey Lyttelton - Sleepy Time Down South / Who's Sorry Now

Humphrey Lyttelton (trumpet) Keith Christie (trombone) Wally Fawkes (clarinet) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax) George Webb (piano) Buddy Wallis (banjo) John Wright (bass) Bernard Seward (drums): same session
London, England, November 13, 1949
S5272Who's Sorry Now
S5273Sleepy Time Down South

746   Sidney Bechet, Humphrey Lyttelton - I Told You Once, I Told You Twice / Georgia On My Mind

Humphrey Lyttelton (trumpet) Keith Christie (trombone) Wally Fawkes (clarinet) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax) George Webb (piano) Buddy Wallis (banjo) John Wright (bass) Bernard Seward (drums): same session
London, England, November 13, 1949
S5274I Told You Once, I Told You Twice
S5275Georgia On My Mind

747   Brownie McGhee - Brownie's New Worried Life Blues / C.C. Baby

George Rhodes (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Gene Ramey (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, December 20, 1948
S23014Brownie's New Worried Life Blues
Harry Van Walls (piano) Bill Caples (guitar) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Billy Taylor (bass) John Hartsfield (drums)
NYC, May 8, 1950
S36-145C.C. Baby

748   Mel Walker - Helpless / Johnny Otis - Dreamin' Blues

Lorenzo Holden (tenor sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Mel Walker (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, February 23, 1950
SLA5112-1Helpless
add Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Little Esther, Redd Lyte (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, February 27, 1950
SLA5115-3Dreamin' Blues

749   Johnny Otis - I'm Not Falling In Love With You / Cry Baby

Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano, vocals) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1949
SLA4451I'm Not Falling In Love With You
John Anderson (trumpet) Floyd Turnham (alto sax) Big Jay McNeely (tenor sax) Bobby McNeely (baritone sax) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Mel Walker (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group) Johnny Otis (director)
Los Angeles, CA, January 11, 1950
SLA5104ACry Baby

750   Little Esther - Just Can't Get Free / Little Esther, Mel Walker - Cupid's Boogie

Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther, Redd Lyte, Mel Walker (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, February 27, 1950
SLA5116Cupid's Boogie
Don Johnson (trumpet) Little Esther, Redd Lyte, Mel Walker (vocals) Johnny Otis (leader) and others
Baltimore, MD, May 3, 1950
SGA673Just Can't Get Free

751   Paul Williams - Rye Boogie / Weasel Swing

Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Joe Alexander, Miller Sam (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone sax) Lee Anderson (piano) John Murphy (bass) William Benjamin (drums)
NYC, May 18, 1950
S36-147Rye Boogie
S36-148Weasel Swing

752   The Robins - There's Rain In My Eyes / I'm Living O.K.

Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone sax) Johnny Otis (vibes, drums) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Gene Phillips (Hawaiian guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther, Redd Lyte, Junior Ryder (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, November 10, 1949
SLA4445There's Rain In My Eyes
Lorenzo Holden (tenor sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, February 13, 1950
SLA5109I'm Living O.K.

753   Sleepy Joe - Amen Blues / Mama Mama Blues

Ralph Willis (guitar, vocals) Pete Sanders (washboard)
NYC, 1948
S35-161Amen Blues
S35-164Mama Mama Blues

754   Danny Cobb - Danny Boy / Rockaway Blues

Ray Copeland (trumpet) Ted Kelly (trombone) Sahib Shihab (alto sax) Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Pritchard Cheesman (baritone sax) Clifton Smalls (piano) Peck Morrison (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Danny Cobb (vocals)
NYC, June 16, 1950
S36-150Danny Boy
S36-152Rockaway Blues

755   Hot Lips Page - Uncle Sam's Blues / Lips Blues

Hot Lips Page (trumpet, vocals) Floyd "Horsecollar" Williams (alto, tenor sax) Don Byas, George Johnson (tenor sax) Clyde Hart (piano) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
NYC, June 14, 1944
S5463-6Uncle Sam's Blues
Jesse Brown, Joe Keyes (trumpet) Hot Lips Page (trumpet, vocals) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Earl Bostic, Floyd "Horsecollar" Williams (alto sax) Don Byas, Ike Quebec (tenor sax) Clyde Hart (piano, celeste) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Jack Parker (drums)
NYC, September 12, 1944
S5708Lips Blues (as Double Trouble Blues)

756   Dodo Marmarosa - My Foolish Heart / Why Was I Born

Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Thomas Mandrus (bass) Joe Wallace (drums)
Pittsburgh, PA, July 21, 1950
PIT8600My Foolish Heart
PIT8602Why Was I Born

757   Erroll Garner - Confessin' / Stormy Weather

Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, circa summer 1949
B4528Confessin'
B4529Stormy Weather

758   Paul Williams - Jeep's Blues / Paul's Boogie

Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Fred Jackson, Cranford Wright (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Lee Anderson (piano) John Murphy (bass) William Benjamin (drums) Connie Allen (vocals) Maurice King (arranger)
Detroit, MI, December 1, 1949
DM6809Paul's Boogie
Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Joe Alexander, Miller Sam (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone sax) Lee Anderson (piano) John Murphy (bass) William Benjamin (drums)
NYC, May 18, 1950
S36-146Jeep's Blues

759   Little Esther - Lost Dream Blues / Little Esther, Mel Walker - Deceivin' Blues

Lee Graves, Don Johnson, Hosea Sapp (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther, Redd Lyte, Mel Walker (vocals)
Chicago, IL, June 20, 1950
SAV6814Lost In A Dream (as Lost Dream Blues)
SAV6815Deceivin' Blues

760   The X-Rays, Brownie McGhee - You Got To Love Me Baby / Feed Me Baby

possibly Milt Larkins (trombone) Hal Singer (tenor sax) Harry Van Walls (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) The X-Rays (vocal group)
1950?
SA27142You Got To Love Me Baby
SA27145Feed Me Baby

761   Billy Wright - Fore Day Blues / Empty Hands

Billy Wright (vocals) and others
Atlanta, GA, September 23, 1949
SGA663Fore Day Blues
Billy Wright (vocals) Neil Jans Orchestra
Atlanta, GA, April 24, 1950
SGA671Empty Hands

762   The Robins - I'm Through / You're Fine But Not My Kind

Lorenzo Holden (tenor sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, February 13, 1950
SLA5108-2I'm Through
SLA5111You're Fine But Not My Kind

763   Don Byas - London Donnie / Old Folks

Don Byas (tenor sax) Teddy Brannon (piano) Frank Skeete (bass) Fred Radcliffe (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1946
S59049London Donnie
S59050Old Folks
** reissue of Savoy 628.

764   Johnny Otis - Wedding Boogie / Little Esther, Mel Walker - Far Way Blues (My Christmas Blues)

Lee Graves, Don Johnson, Hosea Sapp (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Lee Graves, Little Esther, Mel Walker (vocals)
NYC, August 12, 1950
SAV6821Wedding Boogie
SAV6822Far Way Blues (My Christmas Blues)

765   Erroll Garner - The Man I Love / Until The Real Thing Comes Along

Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, circa summer 1949
B4523The Man I Love
B4527Until The Real Thing Comes Along

766   Johnny Otis - Rockin' Blues / My Heart Tell Me

Don Johnson (trumpet) Little Esther, Redd Lyte, Mel Walker (vocals) Johnny Otis (leader) and others
Baltimore, MD, May 3, 1950
SGA674My Heart Tell Me
Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther, Mel Walker (vocals)
NYC, September 19, 1950
SS6833Rockin' Blues

767   Erroll Garner - Moonglow / I Want A Little Girl

Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, circa summer 1949
B4524Moonglow
B4525I Want A Little Girl

768   Erroll Garner - This Can't Be Love / She's Funny That Way

Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, circa summer 1949
B4522This Can't Be Love
B4526She's Funny That Way

769   The Four Buddies - Just To See You Smile Again / I Will Wait

Harry Van Walls (piano) Rene Hall (guitar) Carl Wilson (bass) Leon "Larry" Harrison (lead tenor vocals) Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor vocals) Bert Palmer (baritone vocals) Tommy Smith (bass vocals) (vocal group)
NYC, October 12, 1950
US11661Just To See You Smile Again
US11662I Will Wait

770   Don Byas - To Each His Own / I Don't Know Why

Don Byas (tenor sax) Teddy Brannon (piano) Frank Skeete (bass) Fred Radcliffe (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1946
S59048I Don't Know Why
Don Byas (tenor sax) Sanford Gold (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, August 21, 1946
S3330To Each His Own

771   Erroll Garner - Rosalie / Stairway To The Stars

Erroll Garner (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, August, 1949
PO-251Rosalie
PO-253Stairway To The Stars

772   Erroll Garner - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / Everything Happens To Me

Erroll Garner (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Charlie Smith (drums): same session
NYC, August, 1949
PO-250On The Sunny Side Of The Street
PO-252Everything Happens To Me

773   Paul Williams - Turtle Rock / Blues At Daybreak

Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Wild Bill Moore (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone sax) Floyd Taylor (piano) Herman Hopkins (bass) Reetham Mallett (drums)
Detroit, MI, March 4, 1948
D839Turtle Rock
Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Fred Jackson, Cranford Wright (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Lee Anderson (piano) John Murphy (bass) William Benjamin (drums) Connie Allen (vocals) Maurice King (arranger)
Detroit, MI, December 1, 1949
DM6811Blues At Daybreak

774   Johnny Otis - Head Hunter / Cool And Easy

Big Jay McNeely (tenor sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther, Redd Lyte (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, December 23, 1949
SLA4457-2Head Hunter
Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther, Redd Lyte, Mel Walker (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, February 27, 1950
SLA5113-3Cool And Easy

775   Johnny Otis - Love Will Break You Heart For You / Little Esther - I Don't Care

Lee Graves, Don Johnson, Hosea Sapp (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Lee Graves, Little Esther, Mel Walker (vocals)
NYC, August 12, 1950
SAV6823Love Will Break You Heart For You
omit Sapp, Graves
NYC, September 19, 1950
SAV6834I Don't Care

776   Billy Wright - Keep Your Hands On Your Heart / Mean Old Wine

Billy Wright (vocals) and others
Atlanta, GA, December 5, 1950
SGA1417Keep Your Hands On Your Heart
SGA1420Mean Old Wine

777   Johnny Otis - Gee Baby / Mambo Boogie

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) Redd Lyte, Mel Walker (vocals) The Barreleers (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 1951
SLA13006-1Gee Baby
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, Mel Walker (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 10, 1951
SLA13018-4Mambo Boogie

778   Brownie McGhee - True Blues / My Consolation

Harry Van Walls (piano) Bill Caples (guitar) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Billy Taylor (bass) John Hartsfield (drums)
NYC, May 8, 1950
S36-142True Blues
S36-143-1My Consolation

779   The Four Buddies - Don't Leave Me Now / Sweet Slumber

Harry Van Walls (piano) Rene Hall (guitar) Carl Wilson (bass) Leon "Larry" Harrison (lead tenor vocals) Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor vocals) Bert Palmer (baritone vocals) Tommy Smith (bass vocals) (vocal group)
NYC, October 12, 1950
US11664Don't Leave Me Now
Earres Prince (piano) Rene Hall (guitar) Ted Sinolair (bass) Herbie Cowans (drums) Leon "Larry" Harrison (lead tenor vocals) Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor vocals) Bert Palmer (baritone vocals) Tommy Smith (bass vocals) (vocal group)
NYC, January 13, 1951
US11671Sweet Slumber

780   Johnny Otis - Doggin' Blues / Living And Loving You

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' Blues
SLA13017Living And Loving You

781   Billy Wright - Mercy Mercy / Stacked Deck

Billy Wright (vocals) and others
Atlanta, GA, December 5, 1950
SGA1418Mercy Mercy
SGA1419Stacked Deck

782   Erroll Garner - All The Things You Are / Goodbye

Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1949
B4406-2All The Things You Are
B4411Goodbye

784   Elmer Warner - Bring Back My Love / I Must Be Out Of My Mind

Elmer Warner (guitar, vocals) and others
NYC, April 3, 1951
S6849Bring Back My Love
S6852I Must Be Out Of My Mind

785   The Beale Street Gang - Red Red Wine / Boogie Grunt

Tyree Glenn (trombone) Harold Clark (tenor sax) Reuben Phillips (baritone sax) Milt Buckner (piano, vocals) Aaron Bell (bass) Tim Kennedy (drums)
NYC, April 5, 1951
SAV6853Red Red Wine
SAV6854Boogie Grunt

786   Lester Young - Ding Dong / Blue' N' Bells

Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Jerry Elliott (trombone) Lester Young (tenor sax) Junior Mance (piano) Leroy Jackson (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, June 28, 1949
S5241-3Ding Dong
S5242-3Blue' N' Bells

787   Johnny Otis - Hangover Blues / I Dream

Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone sax) Johnny Otis (vibes, drums) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Gene Phillips (Hawaiian guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther, Redd Lyte, Junior Ryder (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, November 10, 1949
SLA4446-1Hangover Blues
Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther, Mel Walker (vocals)
NYC, September 19, 1950
SS6835I Dream

788   Johnny Otis - All Nite Long / New Love

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, Mel Walker (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 10, 1951
SLA13019-1New Love
Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone, vocals) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Johnny Otis (vibes, vocals) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Mel Walker (vocals)
NYC, March 19, 1951
SS6841All Nite Long

789   The Four Buddies - My Summer's Gone / Why At A Time Like This

Harry Van Walls (piano) Rene Hall (guitar) Carl Wilson (bass) Leon "Larry" Harrison (lead tenor vocals) Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor vocals) Bert Palmer (baritone vocals) Tommy Smith (bass vocals) (vocal group)
NYC, October 12, 1950
US11663Why At A Time Like This
Earres Prince (piano) Rene Hall (guitar) Ted Sinolair (bass) Herbie Cowans (drums) Leon "Larry" Harrison (lead tenor vocals) Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor vocals) Bert Palmer (baritone vocals) Tommy Smith (bass vocals) (vocal group)
NYC, January 13, 1951
US11672My Summer's Gone

790   Ben Pollack - Fidgety Feet / Dardanella

Dick Cathcart (trumpet) Moe Schneider (trombone) Matty Matlock (clarinet) Ray Sherman (piano) Bill Newman (banjo, guitar) Walter Yoder (bass) Ben Pollack (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 8, 1950
2B301-1Fidgety Feet
2B303-4Dardanella

791   Ben Pollack - That Da Da Strain / Stompin' At The Savoy

Dick Cathcart (trumpet) Moe Schneider (trombone) Matty Matlock (clarinet) Ray Sherman (piano) Bill Newman (banjo, guitar) Walter Yoder (bass) Ben Pollack (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, August 8, 1950
2B300-3That Da Da Strain
2B302-3Stompin' At The Savoy

792   Nate Brown - Swanee River / Get Happy

Nate Brown (vocals) The Four Clefs
1950-1951
SCR105AGet Happy
SCR109ASwanee River

793   Eddie Coombe - Perhaps / Bert Keyes - Come On A My House

Bert Keyes (vocals) Eddie Coombe's Quintet
NYC, June 22, 1951
SA4102Perhaps
SA4103Come On A My House

45-794   Ben Pollack - Stompin' At The Savoy / Dardanella

Dick Cathcart (trumpet) Moe Schneider (trombone) Matty Matlock (clarinet) Ray Sherman (piano) Bill Newman (banjo, guitar) Walter Yoder (bass) Ben Pollack (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 8, 1950
2B302-3Stompin' At The Savoy
2B303-4Dardanella

45-795   Pee Wee Hunt - Muskrat Ramble / I Got Rhythm

Frank Bruno (trumpet) Pee Wee Hunt (trombone, vocals) Matty Matlock (clarinet) Carl Fisher (piano) Harvey Chernap (bass) Glenn Walker (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July, 1946
MR440-3Muskrat Ramble
MR445-3I Got Rhythm

45-796   Joe Marsala - Joe's Blues / Tiger Rag

Bobby Hackett (cornet) Frank Orchard (trombone) Joe Marsala (clarinet) Gene Schroeder (piano) Eddie Condon (guitar) Bob Casey (bass) Rollo Laylan (drums)
NYC, March 21, 1944
S5423Joe's Blues
S5425Tiger Rag

45-797   The Beale Street Gang - Lights Out / Hal Singer - Corn Bread

Pazzuza Simon (tenor sax) Milt Buckner (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, October 28, 1946
S3366Lights Out
Milton Larkins (trombone) Hal Singer (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Franklin Skeete (bass) Heywood Jackson (drums)
NYC, circa June, 1948
S35-127Corn Bread

45-798   Big Jay McNeely - The Deacon's Hop / Paul Williams - Thirty-Five-Thirty

John Lawton (trumpet) Walter Cox (tenor, alto sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) T.J. Fowler (piano) Hank Ivory (bass) Clarence Stamps (drums) Alex Thomas (vocals)
Detroit, MI, October 6, 1947
DET808Thirty-Five-Thirty
Big Jay McNeely (tenor sax) Bob McNeely (baritone sax) Devonia Williams (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 13, 1948
SLA502-1The Deacon's Hop

45-799   Paul Williams - The Hucklebuck / Wild Bill Moore - Bubbles

Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Wild Bill Moore (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Floyd Taylor (piano) Herman Hopkins (bass) Reetham Mallett (drums)
Detroit, MI, November 21, 1947
D816Bubbles
Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Miller Sam (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Floyd Taylor (piano) Herman Hopkins (bass) Reetham Mallett (drums)
NYC, December 15, 1948
S23011The Hucklebuck

Savoy 800 series (10 inch 78 rpm)

800   Boyd Raeburn - Body And Soul / Man With The Horn

Frank Beach, Ray Linn, Dale Pierce, Nelson Shelladay (trumpet) Tommy Pederson, Hal Smith, Fred Zito (trombone) Lloyd Otto, Evan Vail (French horn) Bill Starkey (English horn) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Willie Schwartz (alto sax, clarinet) Ralph Lea, Guy McReynolds (tenor sax) Hy Mandel (baritone sax) Loretta Thompson (harp) Hal Schaefer (piano) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Jackie Mills (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 14, 1946
JRC231-2Man With The Horn
Frank Beach, Ray Linn, Dale Pierce, Nelson Shelladay (trumpet) Hal Smith, Ollie Wilson, Fred Zito (trombone) Lloyd Otto, Evan Vail (French horn) Jules Jacobs (oboe, tenor sax) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Harry Klee (alto sax, flute) Willie Schwartz (alto sax, clarinet) Ralph Lea, Guy McReynolds (tenor sax) Hy Mandel (baritone sax) Gail Laughton (harp) Hal Schaefer (piano) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) David Allen, Ginnie Powell (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1946
JRC147-2Body And Soul

801   Boyd Raeburn - Dalvatore Sally / Soft And Warm

Carl Groen, Ray Linn, Dale Pierce, Nelson Shelladay (trumpet) Hal Smith, Ollie Wilson, Britt Woodman (trombone) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Harry Klee (alto sax, flute) Willie Schwartz (alto sax, clarinet) Ralph Lea, Guy McReynolds, Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Hy Mandel (baritone sax) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Dave Barbour (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) David Allen, Ginnie Powell (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, February 5, 1946
JRC132-2Dalvatore Sally
Frank Beach, Bob Fowler, Ray Linn, Dale Pierce (trumpet) Burt Johnson, Tommy Pederson, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Lloyd Otto, Evan Vail (French horn) Bill Starkey (English horn) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Ethmer Roden (alto sax, flute) Willie Schwartz (alto sax, clarinet) Ralph Lea, Guy McReynolds (tenor sax) Hy Mandel (baritone sax) Loretta Thompson (harp) Hal Schaefer (piano) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Max Albright (drums) Ginnie Powell (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October, 1946?
JRC239-5Soft And Warm

802   Boyd Raeburn - Boyd Meets Stravinsky / Forgetful

Tommy Allison, Alan Jeffreys, Johnny Napton, Dale Pierce (trumpet) Jack Carmen, Ollie Wilson, Si Zentner (trombone) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Leonard Green, Hal McKusick (alto sax) Stuart Anderson, Frank Socolow (tenor sax) Guy McReynolds (baritone sax) George Handy (piano, arranger, vocals) Hayden Causey (guitar) Ed Mihelich (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) David Allyn, Ginnie Powell (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October 15, 1945
JRC224-2Forgetful
Carl Groen, Ray Linn, Dale Pierce, Nelson Shelladay (trumpet) Hal Smith, Ollie Wilson, Britt Woodman (trombone) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Harry Klee (alto sax, flute) Willie Schwartz (alto sax, clarinet) Ralph Lea, Guy McReynolds, Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Hy Mandel (baritone sax) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Dave Barbour (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) David Allen, Ginnie Powell (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, February 5, 1946
JRC133-2Boyd Meets Stravinsky

803   Boyd Raeburn - Tonsilectomy / Rip Van Winkle

Tommy Allison, Alan Jeffreys, Johnny Napton, Dale Pierce (trumpet) Jack Carmen, Ollie Wilson, Si Zentner (trombone) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Leonard Green, Hal McKusick (alto sax) Stuart Anderson, Frank Socolow (tenor sax) Guy McReynolds (baritone sax) George Handy (piano, arranger, vocals) Hayden Causey (guitar) Ed Mihelich (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) David Allyn, Ginnie Powell (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October 15, 1945
JRC223-3Tonsilectomy
JRC225-1Rip Van Winkle

804   Boyd Raeburn - Yerxa / Hep Boyd's

Tommy Allison, Alan Jeffreys, Johnny Napton, Dale Pierce (trumpet) Jack Carmen, Ollie Wilson, Si Zentner (trombone) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Leonard Green, Hal McKusick (alto sax) Stuart Anderson, Frank Socolow (tenor sax) Guy McReynolds (baritone sax) George Handy (piano, arranger, vocals) Hayden Causey (guitar) Ed Mihelich (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) David Allyn, Ginnie Powell (vocals): same session
Los Angeles, CA, October 15, 1945
JRC226-2Yerxa
Frank Beach, Ray Linn, Dale Pierce, Nelson Shelladay (trumpet) Tommy Pederson, Hal Smith, Fred Zito (trombone) Lloyd Otto, Evan Vail (French horn) Bill Starkey (English horn) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Willie Schwartz (alto sax, clarinet) Ralph Lea, Guy McReynolds (tenor sax) Hy Mandel (baritone sax) Loretta Thompson (harp) Hal Schaefer (piano) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Jackie Mills (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 14, 1946
JRC230-1Hep Boyd's

805   Boyd Raeburn - I Only Have Eyes For You / Over The Rainbow

Carl Groen, Ray Linn, Dale Pierce, Nelson Shelladay (trumpet) Hal Smith, Ollie Wilson, Britt Woodman (trombone) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Harry Klee (alto sax, flute) Willie Schwartz (alto sax, clarinet) Ralph Lea, Guy McReynolds, Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Hy Mandel (baritone sax) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Dave Barbour (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) David Allen, Ginnie Powell (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, February 5, 1946
JRC134-2I Only Have Eyes For You
Frank Beach, Ray Linn, Dale Pierce, Nelson Shelladay (trumpet) Hal Smith, Ollie Wilson, Fred Zito (trombone) Lloyd Otto, Evan Vail (French horn) Jules Jacobs (oboe, tenor sax) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Harry Klee (alto sax, flute) Willie Schwartz (alto sax, clarinet) Ralph Lea, Guy McReynolds (tenor sax) Hy Mandel (baritone sax) Gail Laughton (harp) Hal Schaefer (piano) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) David Allen, Ginnie Powell (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1946
JRC146-2Over The Rainbow

806   Boyd Raeburn - Blue Echoes / Duck Waddle

Frank Beach, Ray Linn, Dale Pierce, Nelson Shelladay (trumpet) Tommy Pederson, Hal Smith, Fred Zito (trombone) Lloyd Otto, Evan Vail (French horn) Bill Starkey (English horn) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Willie Schwartz (alto sax, clarinet) Ralph Lea, Guy McReynolds (tenor sax) Hy Mandel (baritone sax) Loretta Thompson (harp) Hal Schaefer (piano) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Jackie Mills (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 14, 1946
JRC233Duck Waddle
Frank Beach, Ray Linn, Dale Pierce, Nelson Shelladay (trumpet) Hal Smith, Ollie Wilson, Fred Zito (trombone) Lloyd Otto, Evan Vail (French horn) Jules Jacobs (oboe, tenor sax) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Harry Klee (alto sax, flute) Willie Schwartz (alto sax, clarinet) Ralph Lea, Guy McReynolds (tenor sax) Hy Mandel (baritone sax) Gail Laughton (harp) Hal Schaefer (piano) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) David Allen, Ginnie Powell (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1946
JRC148-3Blue Echoes

807   Boyd Raeburn - Temptation / Prelude To The Dawn

Carl Groen, Ray Linn, Dale Pierce, Nelson Shelladay (trumpet) Hal Smith, Ollie Wilson, Britt Woodman (trombone) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Harry Klee (alto sax, flute) Willie Schwartz (alto sax, clarinet) Ralph Lea, Guy McReynolds, Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Hy Mandel (baritone sax) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Dave Barbour (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) David Allen, Ginnie Powell (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, February 5, 1946
JRC131-2Temptation
Frank Beach, Ray Linn, Dale Pierce, Nelson Shelladay (trumpet) Tommy Pederson, Hal Smith, Fred Zito (trombone) Lloyd Otto, Evan Vail (French horn) Bill Starkey (English horn) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Willie Schwartz (alto sax, clarinet) Ralph Lea, Guy McReynolds (tenor sax) Hy Mandel (baritone sax) Loretta Thompson (harp) Hal Schaefer (piano) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Jackie Mills (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 14, 1946
JRC232Prelude To The Dawn

808   Boyd Raeburn - Little Boyd Blue / Love Tales

Frank Beach, Bob Fowler, Ray Linn, Dale Pierce (trumpet) Burt Johnson, Tommy Pederson, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Lloyd Otto, Evan Vail (French horn) Bill Starkey (English horn) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Ethmer Roden (alto sax, flute) Willie Schwartz (alto sax, clarinet) Ralph Lea, Guy McReynolds (tenor sax) Hy Mandel (baritone sax) Loretta Thompson (harp) Hal Schaefer (piano) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Max Albright (drums) Ginnie Powell (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October, 1946?
JRC238-6Love Tales
Frank Beach, Ray Linn, Dale Pierce, Nelson Shelladay (trumpet) Hal Smith, Ollie Wilson, Fred Zito (trombone) Lloyd Otto, Evan Vail (French horn) Jules Jacobs (oboe, tenor sax) Boyd Raeburn (soprano, bass sax) Harry Klee (alto sax, flute) Willie Schwartz (alto sax, clarinet) Ralph Lea, Guy McReynolds (tenor sax) Hy Mandel (baritone sax) Gail Laughton (harp) Hal Schaefer (piano) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) David Allen, Ginnie Powell (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1946
JRC149-1Little Boyd Blue

809   Lord Beginner - Trinidad Blues / Boul've'se'

Calypso Rhythm Kings
NYC, May 23, 1951
US11680Trinidad Blues
US11681Boul've'se'

810   Billy Wright - Gotta Find My Baby / Hey Little Girl

Billy Wright (vocals) and others
Atlanta, GA, January 7, 1950
SGA668-3Gotta Find My Baby
Allene Phillips, Billy Wright (vocals)
Atlanta, GA, May 1, 1951
SGA21681Hey Little Girl

811   George Vann - Darkness Blues / Inflation Blues

Bumps Myers (tenor sax) Sylvester Scott (piano) Buddy Harper (guitar, harmonica, leader) Joe Comfort (bass) Earl Hyde (drums) George Vann (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, December 13, 1947
JRC277Darkness Blues
JRC278Inflation Blues

812   Johnny Otis - Warning Blues / I'll Ask My Heart

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
SLA13016Warning Blues
Mel Walker (vocals) replaces The Barreleers
Los Angeles, CA, January 10, 1951
SLA13020-1I'll Ask My Heart

813   Tommy Brown - Double Faced Deacon / V-8 Baby

Tommy Brown (vocals) possibly The Griffin Brothers
Atlanta, GA, January 24, 1951
SGA21670Double Faced Deacon
SGA21671V-8 Baby

814   Paul Williams - Rockin' Chair Blues / Sinners' Hop, Part 1

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Curtis Porter (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Lee Anderson (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Joe Booker (drums) Danny Cobb (vocals)
NYC, July 25, 1951
TNY4105Rockin' Chair Blues
TNY4108Sinners' Hop, Part 1

815   Johnny Otis - Harlem Nocturne / Midnight In The Barrelhouse

Teddy Buckner, Billy Jones, Harry Parr Jones, Loyal Walker (trumpet) Henry Coker, Jap Jones, John Pettigrew, Eli Robinson (trombone) Rene Bloch, Bob Harris (alto sax) Paul Quinichette, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Leon Beck (baritone sax) Bill Doggett (piano) Bernie Cobbs (guitar) Curtis Counce (bass) Johnny Otis (drums) Jimmy Rushing (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, September 13, 1945
JO142-2Harlem Nocturne
Darby Hicks (piano, vocals) Leon Tally (bass, vocals) Johnny Otis (drums) Cathy Cooper (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1947
OR536AAMidnight In The Barrelhouse

816   Little Sylvia - How Long Must I Be True / Little Boy

Sylvia Vanderpool (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Haywood Henry (leader)
NYC, August 10, 1951
SA4111How Long Must I Be True
SA4112Little Boy

817   The Four Buddies - Heart And Soul / Sin

Howard Hodges (piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Prince Babbs (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Leon "Larry" Harrison (lead tenor vocals) Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor vocals) Bert Palmer (baritone vocals) Tommy Smith (bass vocals) (vocal group)
NYC, August 23, 1951
US11686Heart And Soul
US11687Sin

818   Terry Gibbs - Serenade In Blue / I've Got You Under My Skin

Hal McKusick (clarinet) Terry Gibbs (vibes) Harry Biss (piano) Sal Salvador (guitar) Jimmy Johnston (bass) Sid Bulkin (drums)
NYC, August 28, 1951
STG4211Serenade In Blue
STG4212I've Got You Under My Skin

819   Billy Wright - When The Wagon Comes / New Kid Of Lovin'

Billy Wright (vocals) and others
Atlanta, GA, December 5, 1950
SGA1416When The Wagon Comes
Billy Wright (vocals) John Peck's Band
probably Atlanta, GA, April 15, 1951
SGA4015New Kid Of Lovin'

820   Ben Smith - By The Candleglow / Slippery Smith

Ben Smith (clarinet, alto sax, drums) Pete Martin (piano) Artie Long (guitar, drums) Bob Bushnell (bass)
NYC, 1950-1951
CR110ABy The Candleglow
CR110BSlippery Smith

821   Mel Walker - Sunset To Dawn / Feel Like Crying Again

Lee Graves, Don Johnson, Hosea Sapp (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Johnny Otis (vibes) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Lee Graves, Little Esther, Mel Walker (vocals)
NYC, August 12, 1950
SAV6820Sunset To Dawn
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) Redd Lyte, Mel Walker (vocals) The Barreleers (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 1951
SLA13008Feel Like Crying Again

822   Varetta Dillard - Love And Wine / Please Come Back To Me

Emile De Villia (trumpet) Nathaniel Allen (trombone) George Kelly (tenor sax) Sol Moore (baritone sax) Fletcher Smith (piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Prince Babbs (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums, bongos) Varetta Dillard (vocals) Leroy Kirkland (arranger)
September 18, 1951
SVD4217Love And Wine
SVD4219Please Come Back To Me

823   The Four Buddies - Window Eyes / Simply Say Goodbye

Earres Prince (piano) Everett Barksdale (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums) Leon "Larry" Harrison (lead tenor vocals) Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor vocals) Bert Palmer (baritone vocals) Tommy Smith (bass vocals) (vocal group)
NYC, May 23, 1951
US11676Window Eyes
Howard Hodges (piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Prince Babbs (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Leon "Larry" Harrison (lead tenor vocals) Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor vocals) Bert Palmer (baritone vocals) Tommy Smith (bass vocals) (vocal group)
NYC, August 23, 1951
US11688Simply Say Goodbye

824   Johnny Otis - Get Together Blues / Chitlin' Switch

Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone sax) Johnny Otis (vibes, drums) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Gene Phillips (Hawaiian guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther, Redd Lyte, Junior Ryder (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, November 10, 1949
SLA4447-2Get Together Blues
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
SLA13015Chitlin' Switch

825   The Marshall Brothers - Mr. Santa's Boogie / Who'll Be The Fool From Now On

George Kelly (tenor sax) Harold Hodges (piano) Jimmy Cannady (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Richie Cannon, Raymond Johnson, possibly Bob Kornegay, Maithe Marshall (vocals)
November 5, 1951
SMA4124Mr. Santa's Boogie
SMA4125Who'll Be The Fool From Now On

826   Brownie McGhee And Sonny Terry - Watch Out / Carolina 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)

827   Billy Wright - Keep Your Lamp Down Low / Drinkin' And Thinkin'

Billy Wright (vocals) John Peck's Band
probably Atlanta, GA, April 15, 1951
SC4014Drinkin' And Thinkin'
Billy Wright (vocals) and others
Atlanta, GA, November, 1951
US11706Keep Your Lamp Down Low

828   Bill Cook - Just Because / A Soldier's Prayer

Richie Cannon, Raymond Johnson, possibly Bob Kornegay, Maithe Marshall (vocals) William Cook (narrator) unidentified orchestra, Julian Gould (conductor)
NYC, November 28, 1951
S4127A Soldier's Prayer
S4128Just Because

829   Terry Gibbs - Swing's The Thing / Begin The Beguine

Hal McKusick (clarinet) Terry Gibbs (vibes) Harry Biss (piano) Sal Salvador (guitar) Jimmy Johnston (bass) Sid Bulkin (drums)
NYC, August 28, 1951
STG4209Swing's The Thing
STG4210Begin The Beguine

830   H-Bomb Ferguson - Slowly Goin' Crazy / Good Lovin'

J. Hawkins (trumpet) Julius Watkins (trombone) Pinky Williams (alto sax) Purvis Henson (tenor sax) Kelly Owens (piano) Leon Spann (bass) Jack Parker (drums) H-Bomb Ferguson (vocals)
NYC, December 12, 1951
HBF4131Slowly Goin' Crazy
HBF4134Good Lovin'

831   Paul Williams - Blowin' The Boogie / It's All Over Baby

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Lee Pope (tenor sax) Ted Butler (baritone sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Lee Anderson (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Joe Booker (drums) Danny Cobb (vocals)
NYC, December 13, 1951
SPW4135Blowin' The Boogie
SPW4137It's All Over Baby

832   Charlie Ventura - Ever So Thoughtful / Dark Eyes

Charlie Ventura (tenor sax) Arnold Ross (piano) John Levy (bass) Specs Powell (drums)
NYC, August 28, 1945
S5834Ever So Thoughtful
S5836Dark Eyes
** reissue of Savoy 569.

833   The Marshall Brothers - Why Make A Fool Out Of Me / Just A Poor Boy In Love

George Kelly (tenor sax) Harold Hodges (piano) Jimmy Cannady (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Richie Cannon, Raymond Johnson, possibly Bob Kornegay, Maithe Marshall (vocals)
November 5, 1951
SMA4123Why Make A Fool Out Of Me
SMA4126Just A Poor Boy In Love

834   Linda Hopkins - Walkin' And Talkin' Blues / Sad And Lonely

Ray Preasly (trombone) George Johnson (tenor sax) Fletcher Smith (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Booker T. Hart (drums) Linda Hopkins (vocals)
San Francisco, CA, May 10, 1951
SF967Walkin' And Talkin' Blues
SF968Sad And Lonely

835   Brownie McGhee - Diamond Ring / So Much Trouble

Sticks McGhee (guitar) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals)
NYC, January 3, 1952
SBM5517Diamond Ring
SBM5519So Much Trouble

836   H-Bomb Ferguson - Big City Blues / Bookie's Blues

Leon Comegys (trombone) Pinky Williams (alto sax) Count Hastings (tenor sax) James Neeley (piano) Lavern Baker (bass) Jack Parker (drums) H-Bomb Ferguson (vocals)
NYC, January 10, 1952
SHBF4144Big City Blues
SHBF4147Bookie's Blues

837   Billy Wright - Married Woman's Boogie / Every Evening

Billy Wright (vocals) Neil Jans Orchestra
Atlanta, GA, April 24, 1950
SGA669Married Woman's Boogie
Billy Wright (vocals) and others
Atlanta, GA, January 25, 1952
SBW21687Every Evening

838   Tommy Brown - No News From Home / Never Trust A Woman

Tommy Brown (vocals) John Peck Orchestra
Atlanta, GA, January 25, 1952
STB21684No News From Home
STB21685Never Trust A Woman

839   Varetta Dillard - Hurry Up / Please Tell Me Why

Elmer Crumbley (trombone) Dave McRae (alto, baritone sax) Count Hastings (tenor sax) Kelly Owens (piano, arranger) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Lester Jenkins (drums) Varetta Dillard (vocals)
NYC, January 22, 1952
SVD4152Hurry Up
SVD4153Please Tell Me Why

840   Kai Winding - I Could Write A Book / Carioca

Kai Winding (trombone) Lou Stein (piano) Eddie Safranski (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums) Al Young (bongos, timbales) Tommy Talbert (arranger)
NYC, March 4, 1952
SKW4175I Could Write A Book
SKW4177Carioca

841   Paul Williams - I Need Your Love / I'm So Happy

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Lee Pope (tenor sax) Ted Butler (baritone sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Lee Anderson (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Joe Booker (drums) Danny Cobb (vocals)
NYC, December 13, 1951
SPW4136I Need Your Love
SPW4138I'm So Happy

842   Melvin Evans - Draftin' Blues / Little Girl, Ride On

Melvin Evans
Atlanta, GA, January 25, 1952
SME21688Draftin' Blues
SME21689Little Girl, Ride On

843   T.J. Fowler - Night Crawler / Fowler's Boogie

John Lawton (trumpet) Lee Cross (alto sax) Walter Cox (tenor sax) T.J. Fowler (piano) Calvin Frazier (guitar) Henry Ivory (bass) Clarence Stamps (drums)
Detroit, MI, March 28, 1952
DTJ9542Night Crawler
DTJ9543Fowler's Boogie

844   Brownie McGhee - Bottom Blues / Gone, Baby, Gone

Sonny Terry (harmonica) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, March 3, 1952
SBM5100Bottom Blues
SBM5103Gone, Baby, Gone

845   The Four Buddies - Story Blues / You're Part Of Me

Leon "Larry" Harrison (lead tenor vocals) Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor vocals) Bert Palmer (baritone vocals) Tommy Smith (bass vocals) (vocal group) and others
NYC, April 10, 1952
SFB4179Story Blues
SFB4181You're Part Of Me

846   Marian McPartland - Strike Up The Band / Love Is Here To Stay

Marian McPartland (piano) Max Wayne (bass) Mel Zelnick (drums)
NYC, April 21, 1952
SMM4187Strike Up The Band
SMM4188Love Is Here To Stay

847   Varetta Dillard - Easy Easy Baby / A Letter In Blues

Dave McRae (alto, baritone sax) George Kelly (tenor sax) Fletcher Smith (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Varetta Dillard (vocals) Leroy Kirkland (arranger, director)
NYC, May 6, 1952
SVD4195Easy Easy Baby
SVD4196A Letter In Blues

848   H-Bomb Ferguson - Preachin' The Blues / Hot Kisses

J. Hawkins (trumpet) Julius Watkins (trombone) Pinky Williams (alto sax) Purvis Henson (tenor sax) Kelly Owens (piano) Leon Spann (bass) Jack Parker (drums) H-Bomb Ferguson (vocals)
NYC, December 12, 1951
HBF4132Preachin' The Blues
Leon Comegys (trombone) Pinky Williams (alto sax) Count Hastings (tenor sax) James Neeley (piano) Lavern Baker (bass) Jack Parker (drums) H-Bomb Ferguson (vocals)
NYC, January 10, 1952
SHBF4149Hot Kisses

849   Mel Walker - Heartache Here I Come / Help Me Blues

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) Redd Lyte, Mel Walker (vocals) The Barreleers (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 1951
SLA13009-1Heartache Here I Come
Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone, vocals) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Johnny Otis (vibes, vocals) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Mel Walker (vocals)
NYC, March 19, 1951
SS6842Help Me Blues

850   Sonny Terry - Hootin' The Blues / Shake Down Blues

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)

851   Varetta Dillard - I'm Yours / Here In My Heart

Nathaniel Allen (trombone) Dave McRae (alto, baritone sax) George Kelly (tenor sax) Jimmy Reynolds (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Varetta Dillard (vocals) Leroy Kirkland (arranger, director)
NYC, May 24, 1952
SVD4201I'm Yours
SVD4202Here In My Heart

852   The Gaylords - Get Mad Baby / Go On Baby

The Gaylords
NYC, May 23, 1952
SGL4198Get Mad Baby
SGL4200Go On Baby

853   Eddie Mack - Seven Day Blues / Keyhole Blues

George Kelly (tenor sax) Dave McRae (baritone sax) Kelly Owens (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Grachan Moncur (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Mack Edmonson (vocals) Leroy Kirkland (arranger, director)
NYC, June 9, 1952
SEM4206-3Seven Day Blues
SEM4208-2Keyhole Blues

854   Lazy Slim Jim - Georgia Woman / Money Blues

Eddie Harris (guitar, vocals) unknown (drums)
NYC, June 5, 1952
AC3654Georgia Woman
AC3655Money Blues

855   Johnny Otis - It Ain't The Beauty / Gonna Take A Train

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) Redd Lyte, Mel Walker (vocals) The Barreleers (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 1951
SLA13012-2Gonna Take A Train
Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet) George Washington (trombone, vocals) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor sax) Walter Henry (baritone, alto sax) Johnny Otis (vibes, vocals) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Mel Walker (vocals)
NYC, March 19, 1951
SS6840It Ain't The Beauty

856   Marian McPartland - It Might As Well Be Spring / Gypsy In My Soul

Marian McPartland (piano) Max Wayne (bass) Mel Zelnick (drums)
NYC, April 21, 1952
SMM4185It Might As Well Be Spring
SMM4186Gypsy In My Soul

857   T.J. Fowler - Back Biter / Wine Cooler

Elliot Escoe (trumpet) Lee Gross (alto sax) Walter Cox (tenor sax) T.J. Fowler (piano) Calvin Frazier (guitar, vocals) James Murphy (bass) Clarence Stamps (drums)
Detroit, MI, July 25, 1952
STJ4213Back Biter
STJ4214Wine Cooler

858   Calvin Frazier - Little Baby Child / Got Nobody To Tell My Troubles To

Elliot Escoe (trumpet) Lee Gross (alto sax) Walter Cox (tenor sax) T.J. Fowler (piano) Calvin Frazier (guitar, vocals) James Murphy (bass) Clarence Stamps (drums): same session
Detroit, MI, July 25, 1952
STJ4215Little Baby Child
STJ4216Got Nobody To Tell My Troubles To

859   Varetta Dillard - You Are Gone / Them There Eyes

Emile De Villia (trumpet) Nathaniel Allen (trombone) George Kelly (tenor sax) Sol Moore (baritone sax) Fletcher Smith (piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Prince Babbs (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums, bongos) Varetta Dillard (vocals) Leroy Kirkland (arranger)
September 18, 1951
SVD4218You Are Gone
Varetta Dillard (vocals) and others
July 18, 1952
SVD4210Them There Eyes

860   Florence Wright - I Went To Your Wedding / My Blue Heaven

Hal Singer (tenor sax) unknown (organ) Mickey Baker (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) unknown (drums) Florence Wright (vocals)
NYC, August 21, 1952
SFW4234I Went To Your Wedding
SFW4235My Blue Heaven

861   Hal Singer - Indian Love Call / The Frog Hop

unknown (trumpet) Hal Singer, Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Dave McRae (baritone, alto sax) Kelly Owens (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Carlton Coleman (vocals)
NYC, August 21, 1952
SHS4240Indian Love Call
SHS4241The Frog Hop

862   Erroll Garner - Undecided / Red Sails In The Sunset

Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1949
B4417Undecided
B4418Red Sails In The Sunset
** also issued on Regent 1004.

863   Erroll Garner - More Than You Know / Over The Rainbow

Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1949
B4416More Than You Know
B4420Over The Rainbow
** also issued on Regent 1014.

864   Ben Pollack - Beer Barrel Polka / Oy Mambo

Charlie Teagarden (trumpet) Moe Schneider (trombone) Matty Matlock (clarinet) Ray Sherman (piano) Bill Newman (guitar, banjo) Morty Corb (bass) Ben Pollack (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1952
SBP4242Beer Barrel Polka
SBP4243Oy Mambo

865   H-Bomb Ferguson, Varetta Dillard - Give It Up / Tortured Love

Leon Comegys (trombone) Pinky Williams (alto sax) Count Hastings (tenor sax) James Neeley (piano) Lavern Baker (bass) Jack Parker (drums) H-Bomb Ferguson (vocals)
NYC, January 10, 1952
SHBF4143Give It Up
Varetta Dillard, H-Bomb Ferguson (vocals) and others
July 18, 1952
SHBF4211Tortured Love

866   The Four Buddies - What's The Matter With Me / Sweet Tooth For My Baby

Howard Hodges (piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Prince Babbs (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Leon "Larry" Harrison (lead tenor vocals) Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor vocals) Bert Palmer (baritone vocals) Tommy Smith (bass vocals) (vocal group)
NYC, August 23, 1951
US11685Sweet Tooth For My Baby
Leon "Larry" Harrison (lead tenor vocals) Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor vocals) Bert Palmer (baritone vocals) Tommy Smith (bass vocals) (vocal group) and others
NYC, April 10, 1952
SFB4182What's The Matter With Me

867   Mickey Baker - Guitar Mambo / Riverboat

Hal Singer (tenor sax) unknown (organ) Mickey Baker (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) unknown (drums) Florence Wright (vocals)
NYC, August 21, 1952
SFW4236Guitar Mambo
SFW4237Riverboat

868   Lazy Slim Jim - Slo Freight Blues / Sugaree

Ed Harris (guitar, vocals) unknown (drums)
NYC, June 14, 1951
AS23004Slo Freight Blues
AS23006Sugaree

869   Danny Cobb - Farewell Baby / Don't Mess With My Woman

Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Dave McRae (baritone, alto sax) Mickey Baker (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Billy Smith (drums) Danny Cobb (vocals)
NYC, October 10, 1952
SDC4258Farewell Baby
SDC4259Don't Mess With My Woman

870   Billy Wright - Goin' Down Slow / If I Didn't Love You

Pat Jenkins (trumpet) John Haughton (trombone) Buddy Tate (tenor sax) Ben Richardson (baritone sax) Skip Hall (piano) Carl Wilson (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Billy Wright (vocals)
NYC, October 8, 1952
SBW4255Goin' Down Slow
SBW4257If I Didn't Love You

871   Varetta Dillard - I Cried And Cried / Double Crossing Daddy

Dave McRae (alto, baritone sax) George Kelly (tenor sax) Fletcher Smith (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Varetta Dillard (vocals) Leroy Kirkland (arranger, director)
NYC, May 6, 1952
SVD4194I Cried And Cried
Varetta Dillard (vocals) and others
July 18, 1952
SVD4209Double Crossing Daddy

872   Brownie McGhee - Tell Me Baby / Bad Nerves

Sonny Terry (harmonica) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, March 3, 1952
SBM5101Tell Me Baby
Hal Singer (tenor sax) Sonny Terry (harmonica) Tiny Parker (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Bob Harris (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, October 13, 1958
S23000Bad Nerves

873   Little Sylvia - It's A Good Good Morning / Bump Bump Bump

Bobby Johnson (trumpet) Nathaniel Allen (trombone) George Kelly (tenor sax) Haywood Henry (baritone sax) Fletcher Smith (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Prince Babbs (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Sylvia Vanderpool (vocals)
October 4, 1951
SA4114It's A Good Good Morning
SA4117Bump Bump Bump (as Bumpin')

874   Mickey Baker - Love Me Baby / Oh Happy Day

Mickey Baker (guitar, vocals)
NYC, November 17, 1952
SMB4272Love Me Baby
SMB4273Oh Happy Day

875   Carlton Coleman - My Mother Told Me / They Won't Tell It Right

unknown (trumpet) Hal Singer, Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Dave McRae (baritone, alto sax) Kelly Owens (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Carlton Coleman (vocals)
NYC, August 21, 1952
SHS4238My Mother Told Me
SHS4239They Won't Tell It Right

877   Dolly Cooper - Is It True / Believe In Me

Dave McRae (sax) Larry Johnson (piano) John Simmons (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Dolly Cooper (vocals)
NYC, November 19, 1952
SDC4274Is It True
SDC4275Believe In Me

878   Elmore Nixon - Over Here Pretty Baby / Forgive Me Baby

Henry Hayes (alto sax) unknown (tenor sax) Elmore Nixon (piano, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, circa 1950
ACA2320Over Here Pretty Baby
ACA2322Forgive Me Baby

879   Marian McPartland - Lullaby Of Birdland / A Nightingale Sang

Marian McPartland (piano) Max Wayne (bass) Mousie Alexander (drums)
NYC, December 12, 1952
SMM4282Lullaby Of Birdland
SMM4283A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square

880   Marian McPartland - It's Only A Paper Moon / Moonlight In Vermont

Marian McPartland (piano) Max Wayne (bass) Mousie Alexander (drums): same session
NYC, December 12, 1952
SMM4284It's Only A Paper Moon
SMM4285Moonlight In Vermont

881   Willie Johnson - Here Comes My Baby / Don't Tell Mama

unknown (sax) Willie Johnson (piano, vocals) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Thelma (vocals)
New Orleans, LA, December 18, 1952
SWJ4288Here Comes My Baby
SWJ4291Don't Tell Mama

882   Don Elliott - Mighty Like A Rose / Oh Look At Me Now

Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone, vibes, bongos) Kai Winding (trombone) Phil Urso (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Jimmy Lyon (piano) Arnold Fishkin (bass) Sid Bulkin (drums)
NYC, November 17, 1952
SDE4268Mighty Like A Rose
SDE4270Oh Look At Me Now

883   Don Elliott - Darn That Dream / Jeepers Creepers

Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone, vibes, bongos) Kai Winding (trombone) Phil Urso (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Jimmy Lyon (piano) Arnold Fishkin (bass) Sid Bulkin (drums): same session
NYC, November 17, 1952
SDE4269Darn That Dream
SDE4271Jeepers Creepers

884   Varetta Dillard - Three Lies / Getting Ready For My Daddy

Dezie McCullers (trumpet) Jeremiah Taylor (alto sax) Walter Cox (tenor sax) T.J. Fowler (piano) Henry Ivory (bass) Clarence Stamps (drums) Varetta Dillard (vocals)
Detroit, MI, January 16, 1953
SVD4300Three Lies
SVD4301Getting Ready For My Daddy

885   T.J. Fowler - Camel Walk / Gold Rush

Dezie McCullers (trumpet) Jeremiah Taylor (alto sax) Walter Cox (tenor sax) T.J. Fowler (piano) Henry Ivory (bass) Clarence Stamps (drums) Varetta Dillard (vocals): same session
Detroit, MI, January 16, 1953
SVD4302Camel Walk
SVD4303Gold Rush

886   Emmitt Slay - My Kind Of Woman / Brotherly Love

Bob White (organ, vocals) Emmitt Slay (guitar, vocals) Lawrence Jackson (drums)
Detroit, MI, January 23, 1953
SES4305My Kind Of Woman
SES4307Brotherly Love

887   Lazy Slim Jim - Wine Head Baby / One More Drink

Eddie Harris (guitar, vocals) unknown (drums)
NYC, June 5, 1952
ALJ3656Wine Head Baby
ALJ3657One More Drink

888   The Four Buddies - Ooh Ow / My Mother's Eyes

Hal Singer (tenor sax) Kenny Owens (piano) Jimmy Cannady (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Leon "Larry" Harrison (lead tenor vocals) Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor vocals) Bert Palmer (baritone vocals) Tommy Smith (bass vocals) (vocal group)
NYC, March 3, 1953
SES4312Ooh Ow
SES4314My Mother's Eyes

889   Elmore Nixon - Elmore's Blues / Sad And Blue

Henry Hayes (alto sax) unknown (tenor sax) Elmore Nixon (piano, vocals) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Houston, TX, December 16, 1952
SHH4292Elmore's Blues
SHH4294Sad And Blue

890   Hal Singer - Hometown / Easy Living

Hal Singer (tenor sax) Dolly Cooper (vocals) and others
NYC, March 6, 1953
SDC4322Hometown
SDC4323Easy Living

891   Dolly Cooper - I Wanna Know / I'd Climb The Highest Mountain

Hal Singer (tenor sax) Kenny Owens (piano) Jimmy Cannady (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Dolly Cooper (vocals) Leon "Larry" Harrison (lead tenor vocals) Gregory Carroll (2nd tenor vocals) Bert Palmer (baritone vocals) Tommy Smith (bass vocals) (vocal group)
NYC, March 3, 1953
SDC4315I'd Climb The Highest Mountain
Hal Singer (tenor sax) Dolly Cooper (vocals) and others
NYC, March 6, 1953
SDC4320I Wanna Know

892   Emmitt Slay - You Told Me That You Loved Me / I've Learned My Lesson

Bob White (organ, vocals) Emmitt Slay (guitar, vocals) Lawrence Jackson (drums)
Detroit, MI, January 23, 1953
SES4304You Told Me That You Loved Me
same personnel
NYC, March 30, 1953
SES4325I've Learned My Lesson

893   The Falcons - You're The Beating Of My Heart / It's You I Miss

Earres Prince (piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Prince Babbs (bass) Rudy Nichols (drums) The Falcons (vocal group)
NYC, August 20, 1951
FS4025It's You I Miss
FS4026You're The Beating Of My Heart

894   Willie Johnson - Sometimes I Wonder Why / Love Me Till Dawn

unknown (sax) Willie Johnson (piano, vocals) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Thelma (vocals)
New Orleans, LA, December 18, 1952
SWJ4289Sometimes I Wonder Why
SWJ4290Love Me Till Dawn

895   Red Miller - Please Be Kind / That's What Love Did To Me

Red Miller (vocals) and others
Detroit, MI, January 23, 1953
SRM4309Please Be Kind
SRM4310That's What Love Did To Me

896   The Carols - I Got A Feelin' / Fifty Million Women

T.J. Fowler (piano) ??? Worthy (piano, arranger) Dave Hamilton (guitar) Gene Taylor (bass) Clarence Stamps (drums) Kenneth Duncan (lead tenor vocals) William Davis (2nd tenor vocals) Wilbert Tindle (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals) (vocal group)
Detroit, MI, April 27, 1953
SCS4348I Got A Feelin'
SCS4350Fifty Million Women

897   Varetta Dillard - Mercy Mr. Percy / No Kinda Good No How

George Kelly (tenor sax) Haywood Henry (baritone sax) Lee Anderson (piano) Lonnie Johnson (guitar) Prince Babbs (bass) Gene Brooks (drums) Varetta Dillard (vocals) Leroy Kirkland (arranger, director)
NYC, May 15, 1953
SVD4367Mercy Mr. Percy
SVD4368No Kinda Good No How

898   Dolly Cooper - Alley Cat / I Need Romance

George Kelly (tenor sax) Haywood Henry (baritone sax) Lee Anderson (piano) Lonnie Johnson (guitar) Prince Babbs (bass) Gene Brooks (drums) Dolly Cooper (vocals) Leroy Kirkland (arranger, director)
NYC, May 15, 1953
SDC4369Alley Cat
SDC4370I Need Romance

899   Brownie McGhee - Sweet Baby Blues / Four O'Clock In The Morning

Hal Singer (tenor sax) Sonny Terry (harmonica) Tiny Parker (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Bob Harris (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, October 13, 1958
S23001Sweet Baby Blues
S23003Four O'Clock In The Morning