Beverly Kenney Discography

1952 (age 20)

Beverly Kenney

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 BlueCellar Door Records dividend; SSJ (J) XQAM-1022
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-
* SSJ (J) XQAM-1022   Beverly Kenney - Lonely And Blue

1954

Beverly Kenney

Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by unknown musicians.
dance teaching methods, circa 1954
Swing And SwayKimbo Educational dividend; SSJ (J) XQAM-1035
Charleston Fling-
I'm Ready For The Show-
Tappin' Out A Merry Beat-
* SSJ (J) XQAM-1035   Beverly Kenney - What Is There To Say? +2

Beverly Kenney

Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by Tony Tamburello, piano.
demo recordings, maybe 1954
Tea For TwoSSJ (J) XQAM-1003; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 720
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)Kimbo Educational dividend; SSJ (J) XQAM-1003; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 720
Can't Get Out Of This Mood (false start)Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 720
* SSJ (J) XQAM-1003, XQAM-1907   Beverly Kenney - Snuggled On Your Shoulder +1
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 720   Beverly Kenney - Complete Royal Roost Recordings

1955

Beverly Kenney

Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by Bob Pancoast, piano; Johnny Smith, guitar; George Roumanis, bass; Jerry Segal, drums.
NYC, 1955
Surrey With The Fringe On TopRoost RLP 2206
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-
* Roost RLP 2206   Beverly Kenney - Sings For Johnny Smith
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 720   Beverly Kenney - Complete Royal Roost Recordings

1956

Beverly Kenney

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 LifeRoost RLP 2212
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-
* Roost RLP 2212   Beverly Kenney - Come Swing With Me
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 720   Beverly Kenney - Complete Royal Roost Recordings

1957

Beverly Kenney

Beverly Kenney, vocals; with Ellis Larkins, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass.
NYC, December 2, 1957
103866It's MagicDecca DL 8743
103867A-You're Adorable (The Alphabet Song)-
103868Time Was / It's So PeacefulFresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721
103869A Summer RomanceDecca DL 8743
103870Try A Little Tenderness-
103871What Is There To Say-
103872A Lover Like You-
103873It's A Most Unusual Day-
103874You're My Boy-
103875What's It Like In ParisFresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721
103876Sing A Rainbow-
103877Brooklyn Love Song-
* Decca DL 8743   Beverly Kenney - Sings For Playboys
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721   Beverly Kenney - Complete Decca Recordings

Beverly Kenney

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 MeRoost RLP 2218
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-
* Roost RLP 2218   Beverly Kenney - Sings With Jimmy Jones And "The Basie-Ites"
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 720   Beverly Kenney - Complete Royal Roost Recordings

1958

Beverly Kenney

Beverly Kenney, vocals; with Ellis Larkins, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass.
NYC, January 28, 1958
105782Do It AgainDecca DL 8743
105783A Woman's Intuition-
105784Life Can Be Beautiful-
105785Mama, Do I Gotta?-
* Decca DL 8743   Beverly Kenney - Sings For Playboys
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721   Beverly Kenney - Complete Decca Recordings

Beverly Kenney

Beverly Kenney, vocals; with orchestra directed by Ralph Burns.
NYC, February 19, 1958
104418Your Love Is My LoveDecca 9-30614
104419The Magic Touch-
* Decca 9-30614   Beverly Kenney - The Magic Touch / Your Love Is My Love
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721   Beverly Kenney - Complete Decca Recordings

Beverly Kenney

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?SSJ (J) XQAM-1035; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721
I Hate Rock And Roll-
* SSJ (J) XQAM-1035   Beverly Kenney - What Is There To Say? +2
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721   Beverly Kenney - Complete Decca Recordings

Beverly Kenney

Beverly Kenney, vocals; with orchestra directed by Hal Mooney.
NYC, October 9, 1958
105782AgainDecca DL 8850
105783Isn't It A Pity-
105784Where Can I Go Without You-
105785Beyond The Next Hill-
* Decca DL 8850   Beverly Kenney - Born To Be Blue
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721   Beverly Kenney - Complete Decca Recordings

Beverly Kenney

Beverly Kenney, vocals; with orchestra directed by Charlie Albertine.
NYC, October 14, 1958
105786You Couldn't Be CuterFresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721
105787Born To Be BlueDecca DL 8850
105788I Walk A Little Faster-
105789It's A Blue World-
105790Somewhere Along The Way-
* Decca DL 8850   Beverly Kenney - Born To Be Blue
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721   Beverly Kenney - Complete Decca Recordings

Beverly Kenney

Beverly Kenney, vocals; with orchestra directed by Charlie Albertine.: same personnel.
NYC, October 22, 1958
105791For All We KnowDecca DL 8850
105792It Only Happens When I Dance With You-
Beverly Kenney, vocals; with orchestra directed by Hal Mooney.
105793Vanity-
105794Go Away, My Love!-
* Decca DL 8850   Beverly Kenney - Born To Be Blue
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721   Beverly Kenney - Complete Decca Recordings

Beverly Kenney

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 TopSSJ (J) XQAM-1035
Makin' Whoopee-
The More I See You-
Taking A Chance On Love-
Beverly Kenney, interviewee; Art Ford, host.
Interview (bonus track)-
* SSJ (J) XQAM-1035   Beverly Kenney - What Is There To Say? +2

Beverly Kenney / The Sesac sessions

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

1959

Beverly Kenney

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
107710UndecidedDecca DL 8948
107711A Sunday Kind Of Love-
107712Somebody Else Is Taking My Place-
107713I Had The Craziest Dream-
* Decca DL 8948   Beverly Kenney - Like Yesterday
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721   Beverly Kenney - Complete Decca Recordings

Beverly Kenney

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 MadeDecca DL 8948
107715Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe-
107716Tampico-
107717Sentimental Journey-
* Decca DL 8948   Beverly Kenney - Like Yesterday
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721   Beverly Kenney - Complete Decca Recordings

Beverly Kenney

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 TimeDecca DL 8948
2. 107719And The Angels Sing-
3. 107720More Than You Know-
4. 107721The Dipsy Doodle-
* Decca DL 8948   Beverly Kenney - Like Yesterday
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721   Beverly Kenney - Complete Decca Recordings

1960 (aged 28)

Beverly Kenney

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
InterviewFresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721
Everything Happens To Me-
Interview Continues-
Mountain Greenery-
Makin' Whoopee Duet With Hugh Hefner-
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning-
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 721   Beverly Kenney - Complete Decca Recordings

2008

Diane Hubka

Diane Hubka, vocals, guitar; Beverly Kenney, lyricist.
November 15, 2008
I Don't Believe In Love (bonus track)SSJ (J) XQAM-1035
* SSJ (J) XQAM-1035   Beverly Kenney - What Is There To Say? +2

Others

Beverly Kenney

Beverly Kenney, vocals; accompanied by Gildo Mahones, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Ron Jefferson, drums; ?.
live radio show?, 1956?
Surrey With The Fringe On TopFresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 720
Violets For Your Furs-
Mountain Greenery-
Almost Like Being In Love-
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-CD 720   Beverly Kenney - Complete Royal Roost Recordings