Contemporary Records Discography: 1951-1952

1951 (founded)

Bob Scobey's Frisco Band With Vocals By Clancy Hayes

Bob Scobey, trumpet; Jack Buck, trombone; Albert Nicholas, clarinet; Burt Bales, piano; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocal #2; Squire Girsback, bass; Fred Higuera, drums.

San Francisco, CA, February 23, 1951

1.Coney Island WashboardRagtime 1052; Good Time Jazz 49, L-9, L-12032
2.Beale Street MamaRagtime 1053; Good Time Jazz 50, L-9, L-12032
3.Wolverine BluesRagtime 1053; Good Time Jazz 49, L-9, L-12032
4.That's A PlentyRagtime 1052; Good Time Jazz 50, L-9, L-12032

* Good Time Jazz L-12032   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band With Vocals By Clancy Hayes - The Scobey Story Vol. 1   1959
= Vogue (E) LAG 12284   -   1962
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12032-2   -   1991
* Good Time Jazz L-9   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Scobey No. 1   1952
= Vogue (E) LDG 054   -   1955
= Vogue (F) LD 215   -
* Ragtime 1052   Bob Scobey - Coney Island Washboard / That's A Plenty   1951
* Good Time Jazz 49   Bob Scobey - Coney Island Washboard / Wolverine Blues   1952
* Ragtime 1053   Bob Scobey - Beale Street Mama / Wolverine Blues   1951
* Good Time Jazz 50   Bob Scobey - That's A Plenty / Beale Street Mama   1952

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire, cornet; Ward Kimball, trombone; Clarke Mallery, clarinet; Frank Thomas, piano; Harper Goff, banjo; Ed Penner, tuba; Monte Mountjoy, drums.

Radio Recorders' Studio B, Los Angeles, CA, March 9, 1951

LK191Lonesome Mama BluesGood Time Jazz 33, EP 1035, EP 2-6, L-6, L-12011
LK192Mississippi RagGood Time Jazz 52, EP 1010, L-16, L-12012
LK193Sobbin' BluesGood Time Jazz 41, EP 1036, EP 2-6, L-6, L-12011
LK194Sweet Georgia BrownGood Time Jazz 33, EP 1035, EP 2-6, L-6, L-12011

* Good Time Jazz L-12011   The Firehouse Five Plus Two - The Firehouse Five Story Vol. 2   1955
= Good Time Jazz 2GTJCD-22055-2   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story   1991
* Good Time Jazz L-12012   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 - The Firehouse Five Story Vol. 3   1955
= Good Time Jazz 2GTJCD-22055-2   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story   1991
* Good Time Jazz L-6   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 (Vol. 3) (The FH5 Story Part 3)   1953
= Vogue (F) LD 118   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 (Vol. 2)
* Good Time Jazz L-16   Firehouse Five Plus Two Volume Four (The FH5 Story Part 4)   1953
= Vogue (F) LD 196   Firehouse Five Plus Two Volume Four
* Good Time Jazz EP 2-6   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 (Vol. 3) (The FH5 Story Part 3)   1953
* Good Time Jazz EP 1035   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 (Vol. 3) (The FH5 Story Part 3)   not released
* Good Time Jazz EP 1010   Firehouse Five Plus Two   1953
* Good Time Jazz EP 1036   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 (Vol. 3) (The FH5 Story Part 3)   not released
* Good Time Jazz 33   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Lonesome Mama Blues / Sweet Georgia Brown   1951
* Good Time Jazz 52   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Mississippi Rag / Five Foot Two   1951
* Good Time Jazz 41   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Sobbin' Blues / Just A Stomp At Twilight   1951

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Teddy Buckner, trumpet; Kid Ory, trombone; Joe Darensbourg, clarinet; Lloyd Glenn, piano; Ed Garland, bass; Minor Hall, drums.

Pomona, CA, May 5, 1951

LK229St. Louis BluesGood Time Jazz 48, EP 1002, L-12005
LK230Ory's Boogie-
LK313Blues For Home Part 1 (as Blues For Jimmie Noone)Good Time Jazz 55, EP 1002, L-12005
LK314Blues For Home Part 2 (as Blues For Jimmie Noone)-

* Good Time Jazz L-12005   George Lewis & His New Orleans Music, Turk Murphy's Jazz Band, Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band, Pete Daily's Rhythm Kings - Jazz Band Ball   1955
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12005-2   -   1991
* Good Time Jazz EP 1002   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band   1953
* Good Time Jazz 48   Kid Ory - St. Louis Blues / Ory's Boogie   1951
* Good Time Jazz 55   Kid Ory - Blues For Home Parts 1 & 2   1951

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire, cornet; Ward Kimball, trombone; Clarke Mallery, clarinet; Frank Thomas, piano; Dick Roberts, banjo; Ed Penner, tuba; Monte Mountjoy, drums.

Capitol Records' Melrose Studio A, Los Angeles, CA, June 12, 1951

LK199Show Me The Way To The FireGood Time Jazz 46, EP 1010, L-16, L-12012
LK200Just A Stomp At TwilightGood Time Jazz 41, EP 1036, EP 2-6, L-6, L-12011
LK201Who Walks In When I Walk OutGood Time Jazz 42, EP 1036, EP 2-6, L-6, L-12011
LK202Firehouse Chief (as Firechief Rag)-

* Good Time Jazz L-12012   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 - The Firehouse Five Story Vol. 3   1955
= Good Time Jazz 2GTJCD-22055-2   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story   1991
* Good Time Jazz L-12011   The Firehouse Five Plus Two - The Firehouse Five Story Vol. 2   1955
= Good Time Jazz 2GTJCD-22055-2   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story   1991
* Good Time Jazz L-16   Firehouse Five Plus Two Volume Four (The FH5 Story Part 4)   1953
= Vogue (F) LD 196   Firehouse Five Plus Two Volume Four
* Good Time Jazz L-6   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 (Vol. 3) (The FH5 Story Part 3)   1953
= Vogue (F) LD 118   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 (Vol. 2)
* Good Time Jazz EP 2-6   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 (Vol. 3) (The FH5 Story Part 3)   1953
* Good Time Jazz EP 1010   Firehouse Five Plus Two   1953
* Good Time Jazz EP 1036   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 (Vol. 3) (The FH5 Story Part 3)   not released
* Good Time Jazz 46   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Show Me The Way To The Fire / San Antonio Rose   1951
* Good Time Jazz 41   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Sobbin' Blues / Just A Stomp At Twilight   1951
* Good Time Jazz 42   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Who Walks In When I Walk Out / Firehouse Chief   1951

Turk Murphy's Jazz Band

Don Kinch, trumpet; Turk Murphy, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Pat Patton, banjo; George Bruns, tuba; Johnny Brent, drums.

Capitol Records' Studio A, Los Angeles, CA, July 10, 1951

LK209Little John's RagGood Time Jazz 45, EP 1012, L-18, L-12027, FCD-60-026
LK210Minstrels Of Annie StreetGood Time Jazz 62, EP 1012, L-18, L-12027, FCD-60-011
LK211Bay CityGood Time Jazz 75, EP 1012, L-18, L-12027, FCD-60-011
LK212Mesa 'RoundGood Time Jazz 69, EP 1012, L-18, L-12027, FCD-60-026

* Good Time Jazz L-12027   Turk Murphy's San Francisco Jazz Vol. 2   1957
= Vogue (E) LAG 12273   -   1961
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-026   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Favorites Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-011   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Favorites
* Good Time Jazz L-18   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Turk No. 4   1953
= Vogue (E) LDG 186   -   1956
* Good Time Jazz EP 1012   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Vol. 2   1953
* Good Time Jazz 45   Turk Murphy - Little John's Rag / Just A Cousin Of Mine   1951
* Good Time Jazz 62   Turk Murphy - A Hot Time In The Old Town / Minstrels Of Annie Street   1952
* Good Time Jazz 75   Turk Murphy - Bay City / Cakewalkin' Babies   1952
* Good Time Jazz 69   Turk Murphy - Messa Round / Oh, Daddy   1952

Wally Rose Duo

Wally Rose, piano; Monte Mountjoy, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July 11, 1951

LK213Springtime RagGood Time Jazz 44, EP 1013
LK214Top Liner Rag-
LK215Harlem RagGood Time Jazz 51, EP 1013
LK216Euphonic Sounds-

* Good Time Jazz EP 1013   Ragtime Classics By Wally Rose Volume 1   1953
= Vogue (E) EPG 1173   -   1956
* Good Time Jazz 44   Wally Rose - Springtime Rag / Top Liner Rag   1951
* Good Time Jazz 51   Wally Rose - Harlem Rag / Euphonic Sounds   1951

The Banjo Kings

Dick Roberts, tenor banjo; Red Roundtree, plectrum banjo; with Vic Davis, piano; George Bruns, tuba, string bass; Monte Mountjoy, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July 30, 1951

Alabamy BoundGood Time Jazz 43, EP 1007, L-15, L-12015
Stephen Foster Medley No. 1: Old Kentucky Home; Swanee River; Camptown Races; Oh, Susannah-
Hello Ma BabyGood Time Jazz 47, EP 1007, L-15, L-12015
That Banjo Rag-

* Good Time Jazz L-12015   Banjo Kings Volume One   1957
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12015-2   -   1999
* Good Time Jazz L-15   Banjo Kings Volume One   1953
* Good Time Jazz EP 1007   The Banjo Kings   1953
* Good Time Jazz 43   The Banjo Kings - Stephen Foster Medley / Alabamy Bound   1951
* Good Time Jazz 47   The Banjo Kings - Hello, My Baby! / Banjo Rag   1951

Turk Murphy's Jazz Band

Don Kinch, cornet; Turk Murphy, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Pat Patton, banjo; George Bruns, bass, tuba; Johnny Brent, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, October 8, 1951

LK222Just A Cousin Of Mine (as He's A Cousin Of Mine)Good Time Jazz 45, FCD-60-026

* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-026   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Favorites Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz 45   Turk Murphy - Little John's Rag / Just A Cousin Of Mine   1951

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire, cornet; Ward Kimball, trombone; Clarke Mallery, clarinet; Frank Thomas, piano; Harper Goff, banjo; Ed Penner, tuba; Jerry Hamm, drums.

Capitol Records' Melrose Studio A, Los Angeles, CA, November 3, 1951

LK225San Antonio RoseGood Time Jazz 46, EP 1010, L-16, L-12012
LK226Chinatown, My ChinatownGood Time Jazz 67, 45201, EP 1020, L-16, L-12012
LK227SouthGood Time Jazz 79, EP 1039, L-12012
LK228Five Foot TwoGood Time Jazz 52, EP 1010, L-16, L-12012

* Good Time Jazz L-12012   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 - The Firehouse Five Story Vol. 3   1955
= Good Time Jazz 2GTJCD-22055-2   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story   1991
* Good Time Jazz L-16   Firehouse Five Plus Two Volume Four (The FH5 Story Part 4)   1953
= Vogue (F) LD 196   Firehouse Five Plus Two Volume Four
* Good Time Jazz EP 1010   Firehouse Five Plus Two   1953
* Good Time Jazz EP 1020   Firehouse Five Plus Two (Vol. 2)   1953
* Good Time Jazz EP 1039   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 - The Firehouse Five Story Vol. 3   not released
* Good Time Jazz 45201   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Chinatown, My Chinatown / Runnin' Wild
* Good Time Jazz 46   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Show Me The Way To The Fire / San Antonio Rose   1951
* Good Time Jazz 67   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Chinatown, My Chinatown / When You Wore A Tulip   1952
* Good Time Jazz 79   Firehouse Five Plus Two - I've Been Floating Down / South   1953
* Good Time Jazz 52   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Mississippi Rag / Five Foot Two   1951

Bob Scobey's Frisco Band With Vocals By Clancy Hayes

Bob Scobey, trumpet; Jack Buck, trombone; George Probert, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocal; Dick Lammi, bass; Fred Higuera, drums.

Oakland, CA, November 6, 1951

LK309SouthGood Time Jazz 60, EP 1008, L-14, L-12032
LK311ChicagoGood Time Jazz 71, EP 1008, L-14, L-12032
LK312Sailing Down Chesapeake Bay-
LK315MelancholyGood Time Jazz 60, EP 1008, L-14, L-12032

* Good Time Jazz L-12032   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band With Vocals By Clancy Hayes - The Scobey Story Vol. 1   1959
= Vogue (E) LAG 12284   -   1962
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12032-2   -   1991
* Good Time Jazz L-14   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Vol. 2   1953
= Vogue (E) LDG 109   -   1955
= Vogue (F) LD 207   -
* Good Time Jazz EP 1008   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band   1953
* Good Time Jazz 60   Bob Scobey - South / Melancholy   1952
* Good Time Jazz 71   Bob Scobey - Chicago / Sailing Down Chesapeake Bay   1952

1952

Paul Lingle Duo, Solo & Trio

Paul Lingle, piano; Bob Short, bass #1,3-12; Monte Mountjoy, drums #6.

Capitol Records' Melrose Studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 11, 12 and 13, 1952

1.Yellow Dog BluesGood Time Jazz EP 1022, L-13, L-12025
2.Pastime Rag No. 3-
3.London Blues-
4.Blame It On The Blues-
5.Memphis BluesGood Time Jazz L-13, L-12025
6.Sweet Substitute-
7.Sidewalk Blues-
8.Black Bottom Stomp-
9.Louisiana RagGood Time Jazz 88
10.I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate-
11.Blue Grass Ragunissued
12.Bluin' The Blues-

* Good Time Jazz L-12025   They Tore My Playhouse Down... ...But I've Sill Got My Bales & Lingle Records   1957
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12025-2   -   1991
* Good Time Jazz L-13   Paul Lingle At The Piano   1953
* Good Time Jazz EP 1022   Paul Lingle At The Piano (Vol. 1)   1953
* Good Time Jazz 88   Paul Lingle - Louisiana Rag / Sister Kate   1953

Turk Murphy's Jazz Band

Turk Murphy, trombone; Bob Helm, clarinet; Wally Rose, piano; Dick Lammi, banjo; Bob Short, tuba, cornet #3; Claire Austin, vocal #1-3.

Capitol Records' Studio A, Los Angeles, CA, April 1, 1952

1. 317Hot Time In The Old TownGood Time Jazz 62, L-18, L-12027, FCD-60-026
2. 318Oh, DaddyGood Time Jazz 69, L-18, L-12027, FCD-60-026
3. 319Cakewalkin' Babies (From Home)Good Time Jazz 75, L-18, L-12027, FCD-60-011
4. 320Wolverine BluesGood Time Jazz L-18, L-12027, FCD-60-011

* Good Time Jazz L-12027   Turk Murphy's San Francisco Jazz Vol. 2   1957
= Vogue (E) LAG 12273   -   1961
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-026   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Favorites Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-011   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Favorites
* Good Time Jazz L-18   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Turk No. 4   1953
= Vogue (E) LDG 186   -   1956
* Good Time Jazz 62   Turk Murphy - A Hot Time In The Old Town / Minstrels Of Annie Street   1952
* Good Time Jazz 69   Turk Murphy - Messa Round / Oh, Daddy   1952
* Good Time Jazz 75   Turk Murphy - Bay City / Cakewalkin' Babies   1952

Rosy McHargue's Ragtimers

Bob Higgins, cornet; Moe Schneider, trombone; Rosy McHargue, clarinet; Earl Sturgis, piano; Ray Leatherwood, bass; George Defebaugh, drums; Rink Leslie, vocal.

Los Angeles, CA, April 2, 1952

Night WindJazz Man LJ 334
That Mysterious Rag-
Don't Bring Me Posies-
They Gotta Quit Kickin' My Dawg Aroun'-
Down In Jungle Town-

* Jazz Man LJ 334   no information

Bob Scobey's Frisco Band With Vocals By Clancy Hayes

Bob Scobey, trumpet; Jack Buck, Bob Mielke, Marshall Nichols, trombone; George Probert, clarinet, soprano sax; Wally Rose, piano; Clancy Hayes, banjo, vocal; Dick Lammi, string bass; Bob Short, tuba; Fred Higuera, drums.

Oakland, CA, April 12, 1952

LK321Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To MeGood Time Jazz 66, EP 1018, L-14, L-12033
LK322Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans-
LK323PeoriaGood Time Jazz 74, EP 1018, L-14, L-12033, FCD-60-010
LK324All The Wrongs You've Done To MeGood Time Jazz 74, EP 1018, L-14, L-12033

* Good Time Jazz L-12033   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band With Vocals By Clancy Hayes - The Scobey Story Vol. 2   1959
= Vogue (E) LAG 12294   -   1962
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12033-2   -   1990
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-010   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Favorites
* Good Time Jazz L-14   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Vol. 2   1953
= Vogue (E) LDG 109   -   1955
= Vogue (F) LD 207   -
* Good Time Jazz EP 1018   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Volume 2   1953
* Good Time Jazz 66   Bob Scobey - Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me / Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans   1952
* Good Time Jazz 74   Bob Scobey - Peoria / All The Wrongs You've Done   1952

The Banjo Kings

Dick Roberts, tenor banjo; Red Roundtree, plectrum banjo; with Stan Wrightsman, piano; George Bruns, tuba, string bass; Monte Mountjoy, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1952

The Burglar BuckGood Time Jazz 76, EP 1019, L-15, L-12015
Stephen Foster Medley No. 2: Old Black Joe; Ring, Ring De Banjo; Nelly Bly; Massa's In De Cold, Cold GroundGood Time Jazz 64, EP 1019, L-15, L-12015
Banjo Bounce-
Pickin' The BanjoGood Time Jazz 76, EP 1019, L-15, L-12015

* Good Time Jazz L-12015   Banjo Kings Volume One   1957
= Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12015-2   -   1999
* Good Time Jazz L-15   Banjo Kings Volume One   1953
* Good Time Jazz EP 1019   The Banjo Kings (Vol. 2)   1953
* Good Time Jazz 76   The Banjo Kings - The Burglar Buck / Pickin' The Banjo   1952
* Good Time Jazz 64   The Banjo Kings - Banjo Bounce / Stephen Foster Medley No. 2   1952

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire, cornet; Ward Kimball, trombone; Tom Sharpsteen, clarinet; Frank Thomas, piano; Harper Goff, banjo; Ed Penner, tuba; Jerry Hamm, drums.

RCA Victor's Studio, Los Angeles, CA, May 20, 1952

LK329I've Been Floating Down The Old Green RiverGood Time Jazz 79
LK330Lonesome Railroad BluesGood Time Jazz 73, EP 1020, L-16, L-12012
LK331Runnin' WildGood Time Jazz 73, 45201, EP 1020, L-16, L-12012
LK332When You Wore A TulipGood Time Jazz 67, EP 1020, L-16, L-12012
LK333I've Been Floating Down The Old Green RiverGood Time Jazz EP 1039, L-12012

* Good Time Jazz L-12012   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 - The Firehouse Five Story Vol. 3   1955
= Good Time Jazz 2GTJCD-22055-2   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story   1991
* Good Time Jazz L-16   Firehouse Five Plus Two Volume Four (The FH5 Story Part 4)   1953
= Vogue (F) LD 196   Firehouse Five Plus Two Volume Four
* Good Time Jazz EP 1020   Firehouse Five Plus Two (Vol. 2)   1953
* Good Time Jazz EP 1039   The Firehouse 5 Plus 2 - The Firehouse Five Story Vol. 3   not released
* Good Time Jazz 45201   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Chinatown, My Chinatown / Runnin' Wild
* Good Time Jazz 79   Firehouse Five Plus Two - I've Been Floating Down / South   1953
* Good Time Jazz 73   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Lonesome Railroad Blues / Runnin' Wild   1952
* Good Time Jazz 67   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Chinatown, My Chinatown / When You Wore A Tulip   1952

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Shorty Rogers, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, trombone; Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax; Frank Patchen, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Carlos Vidal, conga drums #4.

Radio Recorders' Annex, Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1952

1. LH503Swing ShiftContemporary C352, EP C4002, C2506, C3508
2. LH501Out Of SomewhereContemporary C351, EP C4002, C2506, C3508
3. LH502Big GirlContemporary C352, EP C4002, C2506, C3508
4. LH504Viva Zapata! No. 1Contemporary C351, EP C4002, C2506, C3508, CCD-14077-2

* Contemporary C3508   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Volume Three   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-266   -   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-266-2   -   1996
* Contemporary CCD-14077-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Mexican Passport   1996
* Contemporary C2506   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars (Vol. 3)   1953
* Contemporary EP C4002   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars Volume 1   1953
* Contemporary C352   Howard Rumsey - Big Girl / Swing Shift   1953
* Contemporary C351   Howard Rumsey - Out Of Somewhere / Viva Zapata!   1953