Beverly Kenney Catalog

1952 (age 20)

Beverly Kenney - Lonely And Blue  (SSJ (J) XQAM-1022)

Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by Dale McMickle, trumpet; Hymie Shertzer, alto sax; Al Klink, tenor sax; Artie Baker, baritone sax; Dick Hyman, Moe Wexler, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Eddie Safranski, bass, arranger, conductor; Don Lamond, drums; and others.
electrical transcriptions, NYC, circa 1952
Lonely And Blue
Tall, Dark And Handsome
Yours Sincerely
Too Late To Be Sorry
It's A Mean Old World
Too Bad
Let's Try It Again
The Stars, The Night, The Moon
That Pyramid Jazz
Long, Lean And Lanky

1954

Beverly Kenney - What Is There To Say? +2  (SSJ (J) XQAM-1035)

Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by unknown musicians.
dance teaching methods, circa 1954
Swing And Sway
Charleston Fling
I'm Ready For The Show
Tappin' Out A Merry Beat
Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by The Skitch Henderson & His Orchestra, Steve Allen, host.
NBC-TV, Steve Allen TV-Show, May 18, 1958
What Is There To Say?
I Hate Rock And Roll
Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by Roland Hanna, piano; Vinnie Burke, bass; Specs Powell, drums; Art Ford, host.
WNTA-TV, Art Ford's Jazz Party, NYC, December 11, 1958
The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
Makin' Whoopee
The More I See You
Taking A Chance On Love
Beverly Kenney, interviewee; Art Ford, host.
Interview (bonus track)
Diane Hubka, vocals, guitar; Beverly Kenney, lyricist.
November 15, 2008
I Don't Believe In Love (bonus track)

Beverly Kenney - Snuggled On Your Shoulder +1  (SSJ (J) XQAM-1003)

Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by Tony Tamburello, piano.
demo recordings, maybe 1954
Tea For Two
There Will Never Be Another You
The Things We Did Last Summer
Moe's Blues
Can't Get Out Of This Mood
The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
Snuggled On Your Shoulder
That's All
Ball And Chain (Sweet Lorraine)
A Foggy Day
Gay Chicks (bonus track)
** also issued on SSJ (J) XQAM-1907.

Beverly Kenney - Complete Royal Roost Recordings  (Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 720)

Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by Tony Tamburello, piano.: same session.
demo recordings, maybe 1954
Can't Get Out Of This Mood (false start)
Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by Gildo Mahones, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Ron Jefferson, drums; ?.
live radio show?, 1956?
Surrey With The Fringe On Top
Violets For Your Furs
Mountain Greenery
Almost Like Being In Love
** same contents as Roost RLP 2206 + RLP 2212 + RLP 2218 + 16 bonus tracks.

1955

Beverly Kenney - Sings For Johnny Smith  (Roost RLP 2206)

Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by Bob Pancoast, piano; Johnny Smith, guitar; George Roumanis, bass; Jerry Segal, drums.
NYC, 1955
Surrey With The Fringe On Top
Tis' Autumn
Looking For A Boy
I'll Know My Love (Grensleeves)
Destination Moon
Ball And Chain (Sweet Lorraine)
Almost Like Being In Love
Stairway To The Stars
There Will Never Be Another You
This Little Town Is Paris
Moe's Blues
Snuggled On Your Shoulder
** part of Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 720.

1956

Beverly Kenney - Come Swing With Me  (Roost RLP 2212)

Beverly Kenney, vocals; with Ralph Burns' Orchestra: Nick Travis, trumpet; Urbie Green, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Al Epstein, clarinet; Sam Marowitz, alto sax; Danny Bank, George Berg, baritone sax; Janet Putnam, harp; Moe Wechsler, piano; Billy Bauer, Barry Galbraith, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Don Lamond, drums; Ted Sommer, bongos; Ralph Burns, orchestrator.
NYC, May, 1956
Give Me The Simple Life
I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
The Trolley Song
Violets For My Furs
This Can't Be Love
Scarlet Ribbons
If I Were A Bell
Why Try To Change Me Now
Swinging On A Star
You Go To My Head
It Ain't Necessarily So
You Make Me Feel So Young
** part of Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 720.

1957

Beverly Kenney - Sings For Playboys  (Decca DL 8743)

Beverly Kenney, vocals; with Ellis Larkins, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass.
NYC, December 2, 1957
103866It's Magic
103867A-You're Adorable (The Alphabet Song)
103869A Summer Romance
103870Try A Little Tenderness
103871What Is There To Say
103872A Lover Like You
103873It's A Most Unusual Day
103874You're My Boy
same personnel.
NYC, January 28, 1958
105782Do It Again
105783A Woman's Intuition
105784Life Can Be Beautiful
105785Mama, Do I Gotta?
** part of Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721.

Beverly Kenney - Complete Decca Recordings  (Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721)

Beverly Kenney, vocals; with Ellis Larkins, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass.: same personnel.
NYC, December 2, 1957
103868Time Was / It's So Peaceful
103875What's It Like In Paris
103876Sing A Rainbow
103877Brooklyn Love Song
Beverly Kenney, vocals; with orchestra directed by Ralph Burns.
NYC, February 19, 1958
104418Your Love Is My Love
104419The Magic Touch
Beverly Kenney, vocals; with orchestra directed by Charlie Albertine.
NYC, October 14, 1958
105786You Couldn't Be Cuter
Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by Eddie Safranski And His Orchestra: collective personnel: Bernie Glow, Dale McMickle, Jimmy Nottingham, trumpet; Bob Alexander, Will Bradley, Lou McGarity, trombone; Artie Baker, clarinet; Hymie Shertzer, alto sax; Al Klink, tenor sax; Dany Bank, baritone sax; Dick Hyman, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Eddie Safranski, bass, arranger; Don Lamond, drums.
Rockaway, NJ, 1958
Lonely And Blue
Yours Sincerely
Long, Lean And Lanky
Too Bad
Too Late To Be Sorry
It's A Mean Old World
Tall, Dark And Handsome
Let's Try Again
The Stars, The Night, The Moon
That Pyramid Jazz
Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by unknown rhythm section, piano, celeste, bass, drums; Hugh Hefner, host.
WBKB-TV Playboy's Penthouse TV Show, Chicago, IL, 1960
Interview
Everything Happens To Me
Interview Continues
Mountain Greenery
Makin' Whoopee Duet With Hugh Hefner
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
** same contents as Decca DL 8743 + DL 8850 + DL 8948 + 9-30614 + 23 bonus tracks.

Beverly Kenney - Sings With Jimmy Jones And "The Basie-Ites"  (Roost RLP 2218)

Beverly Kenney, vocals; with Joe Newman, trumpet; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Jimmy Jones, keyboards; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, 1957
Nobody Else But Me
The More I See You
Old Buttermilk Sky
I Never Has Seen Snow
A Fine Romance
Who Cares What People Say
Makin' Whoopee
The Charm Of You
Isn't This A Lovely Day?
Mairzy Doats
My Kind Of Love
Can't Get Out Of This Mood
** part of Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 720.

1958

Beverly Kenney - Born To Be Blue  (Decca DL 8850)

Beverly Kenney, vocals; with orchestra directed by Hal Mooney.
NYC, October 9, 1958
105782Again
105783Isn't It A Pity
105784Where Can I Go Without You
105785Beyond The Next Hill
Beverly Kenney, vocals; with orchestra directed by Charlie Albertine.
NYC, October 14, 1958
105787Born To Be Blue
105788I Walk A Little Faster
105789It's A Blue World
105790Somewhere Along The Way
same personnel.
NYC, October 22, 1958
105791For All We Know
105792It Only Happens When I Dance With You
Beverly Kenney, vocals; with orchestra directed by Hal Mooney.
105793Vanity
105794Go Away, My Love!
** part of Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721.

1959

Beverly Kenney - Like Yesterday  (Decca DL 8948)

Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by Eddie Bert, trombone; Al Klink, tenor sax; Stan Free, piano; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Bill Pemberton, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums.
NYC, July 8, 1959
107710Undecided
107711A Sunday Kind Of Love
107712Somebody Else Is Taking My Place
107713I Had The Craziest Dream
Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by Johnny Rae, vibes, percussion; Stan Free, piano; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Bill Pemberton, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums.
NYC, July 16, 1959
107714What A Difference A Day Made
107715Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe
107716Tampico
107717Sentimental Journey
Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by Jerome Richardson, woodwinds; Stan Free, piano, trumpet #2; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Bill Pemberton, bass; Ed Shaughnessy, drums.
NYC, July 17, 1959
1. 107718Any Old Time
2. 107719And The Angels Sing
3. 107720More Than You Know
4. 107721The Dipsy Doodle
** part of Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721.