Savoy Records Discography: 1959

1959

Prof. Charles Taylor

Prof. Charles Taylor (vocals) and others
January 21, 1959
SCT70469Six MonthsSavoy 4129, MG 14029
SCT70470The Blood Of Jesus-
SCT70471In The GardenSavoy MG 14029
SCT70472On The Battlefield-
* Savoy MG 14029   Prof. Charles Taylor - The Message
* Savoy 4129   Prof. Charles Taylor - Six Months / The Blood Of Jesus

Antonio Tain

Antonio Tain (trumpet) Rene Hernandez (piano, arranger) Machito And His Orchestra
January 22, 1959
Make BelieveSavoy unissued
September Song-
9 unknown titles-

The Stars Of Faith

probably William Neal (piano) probably Robert Banks (organ) Marion Williams, Frances Steadman, Kitty Parham, Esther Ford, Henrietta Waddy (vocal group)
January 26, 1959
SSF70473In That HomeSavoy MG 14024
SSF70474By Faith-
SSF70475Said He WouldSavoy 4117, MG 14024
SSF70476There Is SomeoneSavoy MG 14024
SSF70477My Hope-
SSF70478High Class PhysicianSavoy 4117, MG 14024
SSF70479Moan FrancesSavoy 4128
SSF70480Moan Estherunissued
SSF70481Moan Kitty-
SSF70482Moan Marion-
* Savoy MG 14024   The Stars Of Faith - Gospel Songs
* Savoy 4117   The Stars Of Faith - High Class Physician / Said He Would
* Savoy 4128   Marion Williams - When Was Jesus Born / The Stars Of Faith - Moan Frances

The Jive Bombers

The Jive Bombers
January 28, 1959
SJB70483StardustSavoy 1560; Barclay (F) 70239
SJB70484All Of MeBarclay (F) 70239
SJB70485You Give Your Love To MeSavoy 1560; Barclay (F) 70239
SJB70486It's A Blue WorldBarclay (F) 70239
* Savoy 1560   The Jive Bombers - You Give Your Love To Me / Stardust
* Barclay (F) 70239   The Jive Bombers (no details)

Rev. Crum And The Mighty Golden Keys

unknown (guitar, electric bass, drums) Rev. Crum (vocals) The Mighty Golden Keys (vocal group)
January 28, 1959
GRC70487I Wanna Be ReadyGospel 1031
GRC70488Don't You Know Me, ThomasGospel 1019
GRC70489So Much To Thank My JesusGospel 1031
GRC70490Hold My HandWorld Wide 5008
GRC70491Mother LoveGospel 1019
GRC70492It's All Over MeWorld Wide 5008
* Gospel 1031   Rev. Crum And The Mighty Golden Keys - So Much To Thank My Jesus / I Wanna Be Ready
* Gospel 1019   Rev. Crum And The Mighty Golden Keys - Mother Love / Don't You Know Me, Thomas
* World Wide 5008   Rev. Crum - Hold My Hand / It's All Over Me

Nappy Brown

Nappy Brown (vocals) Teacho Wiltshire And His Orchestra
February 2, 1959
SNB70493This Is May ConfessionSavoy 1569
SNB70494For Those Who Love-
SNB70495So DeepSavoy 1575
SNB70496All Right NowSavoy 1562
* Savoy 1575   Nappy Brown - I Cried Like A Baby / So Deep
* Savoy 1569   Nappy Brown - This Is May Confession / For Those Who Love
* Savoy 1562   Nappy Brown - A Long Time / All Right Now

Little Esther

Esther Phillips (vocals) and others
February 19, 1959
SLE70497It's So GoodSavoy 1563, SJL 2233
SLE70498Do You Ever Think Of Me-
SLE70499Papa DoSavoy SJL 2233
* Savoy SJL 2233   Various Artists - Ladies Sing The Blues
* Savoy 1563   Little Esther - It's So Good / Do You Ever Think Of Me

Jimmy Jones And The Sensationals

Jimmy Jones (vocals) The Sensationals
circa February, 1959?
SJJ70501I'm Going On In His NameSavoy MG 14057
SJJ70502Before This Time Another YearSavoy 4126, MG 14057
SJJ70503Nobody But The LordSavoy 4126
SJJ70504Walk In The GardenSavoy 4116, MG 14035
SJJ70505Come On And Go With Me-
* Savoy MG 14057   Jimmy Jones And The Sensationals - What The Lord Has Done For Me
* Savoy MG 14035   Various Artists - Gospel Anniversary Album
* Savoy 4126   Jimmy Jones And The Sensationals - Nobody But The Lord / Before This Time Another Year
* Savoy 4116   Jimmy Jones And The Sensationals - Walk In The Garden / Come On And Go With Me

The Imperial Gospel Singers

Robert Banks (organ) Gus Johnson (drums) The Imperial Gospel Singers (vocal group) including Rosie Wallace (vocals) and others
probably NYC?, March 9, 1959
SIG70506Show Me The WayGospel 1048; Savoy MG 14028
SIG70507LazarusSavoy 4123, MG 14028
SIG70508In Jesus' NameSavoy 4135, MG 14028
SIG70509Dark Was The Night-
SIG70510If You WaitSavoy 4123, MG 14028
SIG70511There's Not A FriendSavoy MG 14028
SIG70512Guide My Weary FeetGospel 1048; Savoy MG 14028
* Savoy MG 14028   The Imperial Gospel Singers - Gospel Songs
* Gospel 1048   The Imperial Gospel Singers - Show Me The Way / Guide My Weary Feet
* Savoy 4123   The Imperial Gospel Singers - If You Wait / Lazarus
* Savoy 4135   The Imperial Gospel Singers - Dark Was The Night / In Jesus' Name

The Original Gospel Harmonettes

Leon Lumpkins (organ) Gus Johnson (drums) Dorothy Love, Mildred Miller, Odessa Edwards, Willie Mae Newberry, Vera Koby (vocal group)
probably NYC?, March 13, 1959
SGH70513Lift Him UpSavoy 4122, MG 14037, MG 14069
SGH70514Step BackSavoy MG 14037
SGH70515Don't YouSavoy 4115, MG 14037
SGH70516The Finishing LineSavoy 4122, MG 14037
SGH70517Tell Me WhenSavoy MG 14037
SGH70518Let Me RideSavoy 4115, MG 14037
SGH70519So Many YearsSavoy 4136, MG 14035
SGH70520Rest For The Weary-
* Savoy MG 14037   The Original Gospel Harmonettes And The North Philadelphia Juniors
* Savoy MG 14069   Various Artists - Great Golden Gospel Hits, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 14035   Various Artists - Gospel Anniversary Album
* Savoy 4122   The Original Gospel Harmonettes - The Finishing Line / Lift Him Up
* Savoy 4115   The Original Gospel Harmonettes - Don't You / Let Me Ride
* Savoy 4136   The Original Gospel Harmonettes - So Many Years / Rest For The Weary

Big Maybelle

unknown (trumpet, alto, tenor, baritone sax, piano, guitar, bass, drums) Big Maybelle (vocals)
probably NYC?, March 16, 1959
SBM70521Goin' Home BabySavoy 1595
SBM70522A Good Man Is Hard To FindSavoy 1572, SJL 2233
SBM70523How It Liesunissued
SBM70524I Ain't Got NobodySavoy 1595
* Savoy SJL 2233   Various Artists - Ladies Sing The Blues
* Savoy 1595   Big Maybelle - I Ain't Got Nobody / Goin' Home Baby
* Savoy 1572   Big Maybelle - Pitiful / A Good Man Is Hard To Find

The North Philadelphia Juniors

unknown (organ, piano, drums) The North Philadelphia Juniors (mixed vocal group)
probably NYC?, March 16, 1959
SPJ70525I Heard The NewsWorld Wide 5007; Savoy MG 14037
SPJ70526Lord Come By HereSavoy 4121, MG 14037
SPJ70527Got To Go To HeavenSavoy MG 14037
SPJ70528There's Something Within MeSavoy 4121, MG 14037
SPJ70529I Dream Of City Called HeavenWorld Wide 5007; Savoy MG 14037
SPJ70530The Sun Will Never Go DownSavoy MG 14037
* Savoy MG 14037   The Original Gospel Harmonettes And The North Philadelphia Juniors
* World Wide 5007   The North Philadelphia Juniors - I Heard The News / I Dream Of A City
* Savoy 4121   The North Philadelphia Juniors - Lord Come By Here / There's Something Within Me

Sam Price Quintet

Sam Price (piano) Mickey Baker, Al Casey (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Panama Francis (drums)
NYC, March 24, 1959
SSP70531Roll 'Em SamWorld Wide MG 20016
SSP70532Kansas City Boogie Woogie Stomp-
SSP70533Boogie Cha Cha-
SSP70534N'Orleans Blues-
SSP70535Levee-
SSP70536Saints Boogie-
SSP70537Blue DragSavoy 1565; World Wide MG 20016
SSP70538Honky Tonk CabooseSavoy 1568; World Wide MG 20016
SSP70539Pack Up' N' BoogieWorld Wide MG 20016
SSP70540Chicken StreetSavoy 1565; World Wide MG 20016
SSP70541Boogie Woogie StompWorld Wide MG 20016
SSP70542Wee HoursSavoy 1568; World Wide MG 20016
* World Wide MG 20016   Sam Price - Blues And Boogie Woogie
* Savoy 1565   Sam Price - Blue Drag / Chicken Street
* Savoy 1568   Sam Price - Honky Tonk Caboose / Wee Hours

Sidney Ester And The Dreamers

Sidney Ester And The Dreamers
circa March, 1959???
GB70543After You've GoneSavoy unissued
GB70544Let Me Walk With You-

Bobby Webb

Bobby Webb
circa March, 1959???
SBG70548My DreamSavoy 1578
SBG70549Say Yes-
* Savoy 1578   Bobby Webb - My Dream / Same Old Story

The "L" Captans

The Go Boys, The "L" Captans
circa March, 1959???
FDC70546Home WorkSavoy 1567
FDC70547Say Yes-
* Savoy 1567   The "L" Captans - Home Work / Say Yes

The Roberta Martin Singers

Jack Parker (drums) Roberta Martin, Dolores Barrett, Eugene Smith, Norsalus McKissick, Gloria Griffin, Archie Dennis, Lucy Smith, and others? (vocal group)
April 17, 1959
SRM70550He's So DivineSavoy 4133, MG 14031, MG 14079
SRM70551He's All I NeedSavoy 4125, MG 14031
SRM70552Step In, JesusSavoy 4148, MG 14031
SRM70553God Is Still On The ThroneSavoy 4143, MG 14031, SGL 7018
SRM70554That Great Judgement DaySavoy 4125, MG 14031
SRM70555He Laid His Hands On MeSavoy 4143, MG 14031
* Savoy MG 14031   The Roberta Martin Singers - God Is Still On The Throne
* Savoy MG 14079   Various Artists - Christmas With The Gospel Stars
* Savoy SGL 7018   The Best Of The Roberta Martin Singers
* Savoy 4133   The Roberta Martin Singers - He's So Divine / Since He Lightened My Heavy Load
* Savoy 4125   The Roberta Martin Singers - That Great Judgement Day / He's All I Need
* Savoy 4148   The Roberta Martin Singers - Step In, Jesus / Jesus Will Hear You Pray
* Savoy 4143   The Roberta Martin Singers - God Is Still On The Throne / He Laid His Hands On Me

The Roberta Martin Singers

Bobby Donaldson (drums) Roberta Martin, Dolores Barrett, Eugene Smith, Norsalus McKissick, Gloria Griffin, Archie Dennis, Lucy Smith, and others? (vocal group)
April 23, 1959
SRM70556Hold Me JesusSavoy 4155, MG 14031
SRM70557Hold The LightSavoy 4155, MG 14031, SGL 7018
SRM70558Jesus Will Hear You PraySavoy 4148, MG 14031
SRM70559Since He Lightened My Heavy LoadSavoy 4133, MG 14031
* Savoy MG 14031   The Roberta Martin Singers - God Is Still On The Throne
* Savoy SGL 7018   The Best Of The Roberta Martin Singers
* Savoy 4155   The Roberta Martin Singers - Hold Me Jesus / Hold The Light
* Savoy 4148   The Roberta Martin Singers - Step In, Jesus / Jesus Will Hear You Pray
* Savoy 4133   The Roberta Martin Singers - He's So Divine / Since He Lightened My Heavy Load

The Rasberry Singers

Robert Banks (organ) Bobby Donaldson (drums) The Rasberry Singers (vocal group) including Carl Hall, Raymond Rasberry (vocals)
April 28, 1959
SRS70560Somebody Touched MeSavoy MG 14040
SRS70561We're Crossing OverSavoy 4127
SRS70562The Lord Will Be WaitingSavoy 4156
SRS70563Waiting On YouSavoy 4137, MG 14040; Regent 213
SRS70564Looking Back To Calvaryunissued
SRS70565Lord In The New JerusalemSavoy 4127
* Savoy MG 14040   The Raymond Rasberry Singers - He Doeth All Things Well
* Regent 213   The Raymond Rasberry Singers - Sinner Man, If I Were You / Waiting On You
* Savoy 4127   Raymond Rasberry And The Rasberry Singers - We're Crossing Over / Lord In The New Jerusalem
* Savoy 4156   The Raymond Rasberry Singers - The Lord Will Be Waiting / He Doeth All Things Well
* Savoy 4137   The Raymond Rasberry Singers - Waiting On You / As Long As I Live

Billy Randall

Billy Randall
circa April, 1959???
SBR70566RowenaSavoy 1570
SBR70567Bye Bye Teacher-
* Savoy 1570   Billy Randall - Rowena / Bye Bye Teacher

Curtis Fuller's Quintet

Curtis Fuller (trombone) Benny Golson (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 21, 1959
Five Spot After DarkSavoy MG 12141
Undecided-
Blues-Ette-
Minor Vamp-
Love, Your Spell Is Everywhere-
Twelve-Inch-
same session
Five Spot After Dark (take 2)Savoy (J) COJY-9017
Undecided (take 3)-
Blues-Ette (take 3)-
Minor Vamp (take 3)-
Love, Your Spell Is Everywhere (take 3)-
Twelve-Inch (take 3)-
* Savoy MG 12141, SST 13006   Curtis Fuller's Quintet - Blues-Ette
* Savoy (J) COJY-9017   Curtis Fuller's Quintet - Blues-Ette, Vol. 2

Clarence Fountain And The Original Five Blind Boys Of Alabama

unknown (organ, drums) Clarence Fountain (lead vocals) George Scott (tenor vocals, guitar) Olice Thomas (baritone vocals) John Fields (bass vocals)
June 4, 1959
SBB70568Sit Down And Rest A WhileGospel 1027; Savoy MG 14044
SBB70569He's Sweet I KnowGospel 1032; Savoy MG 14044
SBB70570Hills Of CalvaryGospel 1036; Savoy MG 14044
SBB70571Mother's On The Train-
SBB70572Working On The BuildingGospel 1061; Savoy MG 14044
SBB70573Great Camp MeetingGospel 1027, MG 3013
SBB70574God Is Good To MeGospel 1032, MG 3013
* Savoy MG 14044   The Original Blind Boys Of Alabama - Revival Time
* Gospel MG 3013   The Blind Boys Of Alabama - God's Promise
* Gospel 1027   Clarence Fountain And The Original Five Blind Boys Of Alabama - Great Camp Meeting / Sit Down And Rest A While
* Gospel 1032   Clarence Fountain And The Original Five Blind Boys Of Alabama - He's Sweet I Know / God Is Good To Me
* Gospel 1036   The Original Five Blind Boys Of Alabama - Mother's On The Train / Hills Of Calvary
* Gospel 1061   The Blind Boys Of Alabama - Satisfied With Jesus / Working On The Building

Alice Burroughs

Alice Burroughs
June 4, 1959
SAB70575I'll Fly AwaySavoy unissued
SAB70576Go Ahead-

The Aeolian Gospel Singers

The Aeolian Gospel Singers (vocal group)
June 4, 1959
SAG70577EzekialGospel 1033
SAG70578How Great Thou Art-
* Gospel 1033   The Aeolian Gospel Singers - Ezekial / How Great Thou Art

Yusef Lateef Quintet

Bernard McKinney (euphonium) Yusef Lateef (tenor sax, flute, oboe) Terry Pollard (piano) William Austin (bass, rabat) Frank Gant (drums, percussion)
Chicago, IL, June 11, 1959
Moon TreeSavoy MG 12140
ArjunaSavoy MG 12139
Half BreedSavoy MG 12140
The DreamerSavoy MG 12139
Oboe Blues-
Angel Eyes-
Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man-
Stella By StarlightSavoy MG 12140
Poor Butterfly-
Valse Bouk-
* Savoy MG 12140, SST 13008   Yusef Lateef's Fabric Of Jazz
* Savoy MG 12139, SST 13007   Yusef Lateef - The Dreamer

The Davis Sisters

Ruth Davis, Alfreda Davis, Audrey Davis, Thelma Davis, Jackie Verdell, another female? (vocal group) and others
June 17, 1959
SDS70579Wee Need PowerSavoy 4124, MG 14036, DBL 7017
SDS70580Not A WorldSavoy 4132, MG 14036, MG 14250
SDS70581I'm Going HomeSavoy MG 14036
SDS70582He's Alright-
SDS70583I Got A New HomeSavoy 4124, MG 14036
SDS70584Save MeSavoy 4132, MG 14036
SDS70585Jesus Gave Me WaterSavoy MG 14036, DBL 7017
* Savoy MG 14036   The Famous Davis Sisters - Jesus Gave Me Water
* Savoy DBL 7017   The Best Of The Davis Sisters
* Savoy MG 14250   The Davis Sisters - Ruth Davis Memorial Album
* Savoy 4124   The Famous Davis Sisters - I Got A New Home / Wee Need Power
* Savoy 4132   The Famous Davis Sisters - Not A World / Save Me

The Gay Poppers

The Gay Poppers
circa June, 1959???
SGP70586You Better BelieveSavoy 1573
SGP70587I Need Your Love-
* Savoy 1573   The Gay Poppers - You Better Believe / I Need Your Love

The Davis Sisters

Ruth Davis, Alfreda Davis, Audrey Davis, Thelma Davis, Jackie Verdell, another female? (vocal group) and others
July 2, 1959
SDS70590Bye And Bye (slow version)Savoy MG 14036, DBL 7017
SDS70591Bye And Bye (fast version)-
SDS70592TreesSavoy MG 14036
SDS70593My Jesus (as Jesus)Savoy 4163, MG 14036
SDS70594Nothing But The BloodSavoy 4163, MG 14035
SDS70595Stand By MeSavoy MG 14035
SDS70596unknown titleunissued
* Savoy MG 14036   The Famous Davis Sisters - Jesus Gave Me Water
* Savoy DBL 7017   The Best Of The Davis Sisters
* Savoy MG 14035   Various Artists - Gospel Anniversary Album
* Savoy 4163   The Famous Davis Sisters - Nothing But The Blood / My Jesus

David Thorne With Teacho Wiltshire And His Orchestra

Haywood Henry (baritone sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) Carl Lynch, Lord Westbrook (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) David Thorne (vocals) Teacho Wiltshire (director)
July 6, 1959
SDT70597These Are The ThingsSavoy 1577
SDT70598You Can't Do Me This Way-
* Savoy 1577   David Thorne - You Can't Do Me This Way / These Are The Things

Preston McKinnon With Teacho Wiltshire And His Orchestra

Haywood Henry (baritone sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) Carl Lynch, Lord Westbrook (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Preston McKinnon (vocals) Teacho Wiltshire (director)
July 6, 1959
SPM70599I Have ProblemsSharp 104
SPM70600Till I Met Sweet You-
* Sharp 104   Preston McKinnon - Till I Met Sweet You / I Have Problems

Lafayette Thomas

Sam Price (piano) Lafayette Thomas (guitar, vocals) Bucky Pizzarelli (electric bass) Belton Evans (drums)
NYC, July 7, 1959
SLT70601Bluesunissued
SLT70602Texarkana-
SLT70603Please Come Back To MeSavoy 1574
SLT70604Lafayette's A-Comin'-
* Savoy 1574   Lafayette Thomas - Lafayette's A-Comin' / Please Come Back To Me

Marion Williams And The Stars Of Faith

William Neal (piano) Robert Banks (organ) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Marion Williams (lead vocals) Frances Steadman, Kitty Parham, Mattie Williams, Henrietta Waddy (vocal group)
August 4, 1959
SMW70609When Was Jesus BornSavoy 4128, MG 14032, MG 14079
SMW70610No Room At The InnSavoy MG 14032
SMW70611Go Tell It On The Mountain-
SMW70612It Came Upon A Midnight Clear-
SMW70613Joy To The World-
SMW70614unknown titleunissued
SMW70615A Way In A MangerSavoy MG 14032
SMW70616O Come All Ye Faithful-
SMW70617O Holy Night-
SMW70618Silent Night-
SMW70619Sweet Little Jesus Boy-
SMW70620unknown titleunissued
* Savoy MG 14032   Marion Williams And The Stars Of Faith - O Holy Night
* Savoy MG 14079   Various Artists - Christmas With The Gospel Stars
* Savoy 4128   Marion Williams - When Was Jesus Born / The Stars Of Faith - Moan Frances

Big Maybelle

Julius Held, Seymour Miroff, Felix Orlewitz, Paul Winter (violin) unknown (piano, guitar, bass, drums) Robert Banks (organ) Big Maybelle (vocals) Howard Biggs (arranger)
August 13, 1959
SBM70605I UnderstandSavoy 1576
SBM70606I Got It BadSavoy 1583
SBM70607Some Of These DaysSavoy 1576
SBM70608Until The Real Thing Comes AlongSavoy 1583
* Savoy 1576   Big Maybelle - I Understand / Some Of These Days
* Savoy 1583   Big Maybelle - I Got It Bad / Until The Real Thing Comes Along

The Curtis Fuller Jazztet Featuring Benny Golson

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Benny Golson (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 25, 1959
It's All Right With MeSavoy MG 12143
Arabia-
I'll Walk Alone-
Judy's Dilemma-
Wheatleigh Hall-
Judy's Dilemma #4unissued
* Savoy MG 12143, SST 13010   The Curtis Fuller Jazztet With Benny Golson
= Savoy SJL 2239   Curtis Fuller - All-Star Sextets

Prof. Alex Bradford With Ladies Of Music

Alex Bradford (piano, vocals) Robert Banks (organ) Gus Johnson (drums) Mamie Scott, Clara Culbreath, Violet Smith, Mattie Barber, Carrie Williams (vocal group)
September 1, 1959
SAB70622He Leadeth MeGospel 1060, MG 3006; Savoy SGL 7023
SAB70623Come On Let's GoGospel 1060, MG 3006
SAB70624He Makes All My Decisions For MeGospel 1028, MG 3006; Savoy SGL 7023
SAB70625Everyday I'm Walking With The KingGospel MG 3006; Savoy SGL 7023
SAB70626Big Wind BlowingGospel 1028, MG 3006
SAB70627Where My Jesus LivesGospel MG 3006
* Gospel MG 3006   Prof. Alex Bradford - Walking With The King
* Savoy SGL 7023   The Best Of Alex Bradford (a memorial)
* Gospel 1060   Prof. Alex Bradford - Come On Let's Go / He Leadeth Me
* Gospel 1028   Prof. Alex Bradford With Ladies Of Music - He Makes All My Decisions For Me / Big Wind Blowing

The Gospel Clefs

The Gospel Clefs (vocal group)
October 1, 1959
SGC70628Behind Every Dark CloudSavoy unissued
SGC70629Haven Of Rest-
SGC70630Daniel Saw The Stone-

Nappy Brown

Nappy Brown (vocals) and others
October 6, 1959
SNB70631Too ShySavoy 1579
SNB70632Give Me Your Love-
SNB70633I Need Youunissued
SNB70634Nobody Can SaySavoy 1592
* Savoy 1579   Nappy Brown - Give Me Your Love / Too Shy
* Savoy 1592   Nappy Brown - Nobody Can Say / The Hole I'm In

Prof. Alex Bradford With The Men Of Song

unknown (organ, piano, drums) Alex Bradford (vocals) probably Calvin White, Jonathan Jackson, Kenneth Washington, Willie James McPhatter (vocal group)
October 21, 1959
GAB70635Big Man In The SkyGospel MG 3006; Savoy SGL 7023
GAB70636Ten Thousand Blessings-
GAB70637There's A Leak In The Old BuildingGospel 1034, MG 3006; Savoy SGL 7023, MG 14069
GAB70638What Do You Know About JesusGospel MG 3006; Savoy SGL 7023
GAB70639God Never Sent A Soldier To Battle AloneGospel 1034, MG 3006; Savoy SGL 7023
GAB70640Because He Loves Me SoRegent 221
GAB70641He's All Right-
GAB70642His Precious LoveGospel MG 3006; Savoy SGL 7023
* Gospel MG 3006   Prof. Alex Bradford - Walking With The King
* Savoy SGL 7023   The Best Of Alex Bradford (a memorial)
* Savoy MG 14069   Various Artists - Great Golden Gospel Hits, Vol. 1
* Gospel 1034   Prof. Alex Bradford - There's A Leak In The Old Building / God Never Sent A Soldier To Battle Alone
* Regent 221   Prof. Alex Bradford - Because He Loves Me So / He's All Right

The Gospel Clefs

The Gospel Clefs (vocal group)
October 21, 1959
SGC70643Behind Every Dark CloudSavoy 4130, MG 14035
SGC70644Haven Of Restunissued
SGC70645He Made Them AllSavoy 4138, MG 14035
SGC70646Go Woman, Sin No More-
SGC70647Out Of The Fiery FurnaceSavoy 4130, MG 14035
* Savoy MG 14035   Various Artists - Gospel Anniversary Album
* Savoy 4130   The Gospel Clefs - Behind Every Dark Cloud / Out Of The Fiery Furnace
* Savoy 4138   The Gospel Clefs - He Made Them All / Go Woman, Sin No More

The Gospel Tones

The Gospel Tones (vocal group)
October 21, 1959
70648Where Is Your ChildSavoy unissued
70649Turn Back-
70650Just To See Him-
70651Ring Jesus-

The Caravans

unknown (organ, piano, drums) Albertina Walker, Shirley Caesar, Inez Andrews, Eddie Williams, another female? (vocal group)
October 22, 1959
GCA70652Jesus Will Fix It, Part 1Gospel MG 3007
GCA70653Jesus Will Fix It, Part 2-
GCA70654God Said So-
GCA70655My All To The Lord-
GCA70656The Rough Side Of The MountainGospel 1051, MG 3008
* Gospel MG 3007   The Caravans - Blessed Assurance
* Gospel MG 3008   The Caravans - He Won't Deny Me
* Gospel 1051   The Caravans - The Rough Side Of The Mountain / Hear Ye The World

Nappy Brown And The Gibralters

Nappy Brown (vocals) The Gibralters
October 28, 1959
SNB70657My Baby KnowsSavoy 1582
SNB70658Stirred Upunissued
SNB70659Down In The AlleySavoy 1582
SNB70660The Hole I'm InSavoy 1592
* Savoy 1582   Nappy Brown - Down In The Alley / My Baby Knows
* Savoy 1592   Nappy Brown - Nobody Can Say / The Hole I'm In

Dud Bascomb

Dud Bascomb, Taft Jordan (trumpet) Dickie Harris (trombone) Arthur Clarke (alto sax) Sam "The Man" Taylor (tenor sax) Haywood Henry (baritone sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) Carl Lynch (guitar) Teddy Cromwell (bass) Shep Shepherd (drums) Sammy Lowe (arranger)
NYC, November 9, 1959
SDB70661Tuxedo JunctionSavoy 1580
SDB70662Geechie Blues-
SDB70663Now's The TimeSavoy unissued
SDB70664Happy HornsSharp 111
* Savoy 1580   Dud Bascomb - Tuxedo Junction / Geechie Blues
* Sharp 111   Dud Bascomb - Grumpy / Happy Horns

Jimmy Barnes And The Gibralters

Jimmy Barnes (vocals) The Gibralters
November 16, 1959
SJB70665Stand By Meunissued
SJB70666No More In Life-
SJB70667Crying 'Cause I LostSavoy 1581
SJB70668Our Wedding Day-
* Savoy 1581   Jimmy Barnes - Crying 'Cause I Lost / Our Wedding Day

Drink Small

Drink Small (guitar, vocals) and others
November 20, 1959
SDS70669I Love You AlbertaSharp 101
SDS70670Irene GoodnightSavoy unissued
SDS70671Cold, Cold RainSharp 101
SDS70672Rock And Roll MarchSavoy unissued
* Sharp 101   Drink Small - I Love You Alberta / Cold, Cold Rain

Jimmy Scott

Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Bunny Shawker (drums) Jimmy Scott (vocals) 5 violins
December 1, 1959
SJS70673There Will Never Be Another YouSavoy unissued
SJS70674The Masquerade Is OverSharp 100; Savoy MG 12150
SJS70675OnceSavoy MG 12150
SJS70676What Good Would It BeSharp 100; Savoy MG 12150
* Savoy MG 12150   The Fabulous Little Jimmy Scott
= Savoy MG 12301   The Fabulous Songs Of Jimmy Scott
* Sharp 100   Jimmy Scott - What Good Would It Be / The Masquerade Is Over

Frank Wess Septet

Thad Jones (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Eddie Jones (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, December 8, 1959
I Hear Ya Talkin'Savoy MG 12142
Liz-
Boop De Doop-
Opus De Blues-
Struttin' Down His Broadway-
* Savoy MG 12142, SST 13009   Frank Wess - Opus De Blues

Curtis Fuller Sextet

Thad Jones (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Benny Golson (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 17, 1959
KachinSavoy MG 12144
Bang Bang-
Imagination-
Blues De Funk-
Lido Road-
* Savoy MG 12144, SST 13011   Curtis Fuller - Imagination
= Savoy SJL 2239   Curtis Fuller - All-Star Sextets

Jesse And Buzzy

Jesse Perkins (harmonica, vocals) unknown (piano, bass, drums) Buzzy (guitar)
December, 1959
SJB70677J & B Rockunissued
SJB70678Just Because I Love You Baby-
SJB70679One More KissSavoy 1584
SJB70680Madly In Love-
SJB70681Come On Let's Gounissued
SJB70682I'd Give You Anything-
SJB70683Troubles Of My Own-
SJB70684Blues March-
* Savoy 1584   Jesse And Buzzy - One More Kiss / Madly In Love

Kip Anderson

Kip Anderson (vocals) and others
1959
Oh My LindaSharp 102
Till Your Love Is Mine-
* Sharp 102   Kip Anderson - Oh My Linda / Till Your Love Is Mine