Dicky Wells Discography

1937 (age 30)

Dicky Wells And His Orchestra

Lester "Shad" Collins, Bill Dillard, trumpet #1-3; Bill Coleman, trumpet #1-4,6, trumpet, vocals #5; Dicky Wells, trombone; Django Reinhardt, guitar; Richard Fullbright, bass; Bill Beason, drums.

Paris, France, July 7, 1937

1. OLA1884-1Bugle Call RagSwing (F) SW 6; La Voix De Son Maitre (F) 7EMF 34, CHTX 240551, FELP 153; Pathe (F) C054-16004; Prestige PR 7593
2. OLA1885-1Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea-
3. OLA1886-1I Got RhythmSwing (F) SW 27; La Voix De Son Maitre (F) FELP 153; Pathe (F) C054-16004; Prestige PR 7593
4. OLA1887-1Sweet SueSwing (F) SW 16, SW 200; La Voix De Son Maitre (F) FELP 153; Pathe (F) C054-16004; Prestige PR 7593
5. OLA1888-1Hangin' Around BoudonSwing (F) SW 16; La Voix De Son Maitre (F) FELP 184, FELP 153; Pathe (F) C054-16004; Victor 26617; Prestige PR 7593
6. OLA1889-1Japanese SandmanSwing (F) SW 27; La Voix De Son Maitre (F) FELP 184, FELP 153; Pathe (F) C054-16004; Prestige PR 7593

* La Voix De Son Maitre (F) CHTX 240551   Django Reinhardt - Django Et Ses Amis Americans
* La Voix De Son Maitre (F) FELP 153, HTX 40329   Dicky Wells In Paris
* Pathe (F) C054-16004   Django Reinhardt - Djangologie, Vol. 4 - 1937
* Prestige PR 7593   Dicky Wells In Paris 1937
* La Voix De Son Maitre (F) FELP 184   Django Reinhardt - Django, Vol. 5
= La Voix De Son Maitre (F) HTX 40272   Django Reinhardt - Django, Vol. 6
* La Voix De Son Maitre (F) 7EMF 34   Dicky Wells
* Swing (F) SW 6; La Voix De Son Maitre (F) SG 348; His Master's Voice (E) B 8799, (F) SG 348; Victor 26220   Dicky Wells - Bugle Call Rag / Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
* Swing (F) SW 27; His Master's Voice (E) B 8826, (F) SG 20001   Dicky Wells - I Got Rhythm / Japanese Sandman
* Swing (F) SW 16; His Master's Voice (E) B 8763, (F) SG 20002   Dicky Wells - Sweet Sue / Hangin' Around Boudon
* Swing (F) SW 200   Dicky Wells - Sweet Sue / Dinah
* Victor 26617   Dicky Wells - Hangin' Around Boudon / I've Found A New Baby

Dicky Wells And His Orchestra

Bill Dillard, trumpet #1,2,4; Lester "Shad" Collins, trumpet #1-3; Dicky Wells, trombone; Howard Johnson, alto sax #1-4; Sam Allen, piano; Roger Chaput, guitar; Bill Beason, drums.

Paris, France, July 12, 1937

1. OLA1894-1I've Found A New BabySwing (F) SW 3; La Voix De Son Maitre (F) FELP 153; Pathe (F) C054-16021; Victor 26617, 29881; Prestige PR 7593
2. OLA1895-1DinahSwing (F) SW 39, SW 200; La Voix De Son Maitre (F) FELP 153; Pathe (F) C054-16021; Prestige PR 7593
3. OLA1896-1Nobody's Blues But My OwnSwing (F) SW 39; La Voix De Son Maitre (F) FELP 153; Pathe (F) C054-16021; Prestige PR 7593
4. OLA1897-1Hot Club BluesSwing (F) SW 3; La Voix De Son Maitre (F) FELP 153; Pathe (F) C054-16021; Prestige PR 7593
5. OLA1898-1Lady Be GoodSwing (F) SW 10; La Voix De Son Maitre (F) 7EMF 34, FELP 153; Pathe (F) C054-16021; Prestige PR 7593
6. OLA1899-1Dicky Wells BluesSwing (F) SW 10; La Voix De Son Maitre (F) SG 370, 7EMF 34, FELP 153; Pathe (F) C054-16021; Victor 27318; Prestige PR 7593

* La Voix De Son Maitre (F) FELP 153, HTX 40329   Dicky Wells In Paris
* Pathe (F) C054-16021   Various Artists - Swing Sessions, Vol. 1
* Prestige PR 7593   Dicky Wells In Paris 1937
* La Voix De Son Maitre (F) 7EMF 34   Dicky Wells
* Swing (F) SW 3   Dicky Wells - I've Found A New Baby / Hot Club Blues
* Victor 26617   Dicky Wells - Hangin' Around Boudon / I've Found A New Baby
* Victor 29881   Dicky Wells - I've Found A New Baby / no info
* Swing (F) SW 39   Dicky Wells - Dinah / Nobody's Blues But My Own
* Swing (F) SW 200   Dicky Wells - Sweet Sue / Dinah
* Swing (F) SW 10; His Master's Voice (F) SG 366   Dicky Wells - Lady Be Good / Dicky Wells Blues
* La Voix De Son Maitre (F) SG 370   Dicky Wells - Dicky Wells Blues / no info
* Victor 27318   Dicky Wells - Dicky Wells Blues / Bill Coleman - Bill Coleman Blues

1946

Dickie Wells' Big Seven

George Treadwell, trumpet; Dicky Wells, trombone; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Cecil Scott, baritone sax; Jimmy Jones, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; Jimmy Crawford, drums; Sarah Vaughan, vocals #1.

NYC, March 21, 1946

1. 1033-1We're ThroughHot Record Society HRS 1019; Aladdin 3019; Atlantic ALS 116; Mosaic MD6-187
2. 1034-2Bed RockHot Record Society HRS 1019; Aladdin 3019; Riverside RLP 145; Mosaic MD6-187
3. 1035Opera In BlueHot Record Society HRS 1018; Riverside RLP 143; Mosaic MD6-187
4. 1036-1Drag Nasty (The Walk)-

* Riverside RLP 145; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1724, OJCCD-1724-2   Various Artists - Giants Of Small-Band Swing, Volume 2
* Riverside RLP 143; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1723, OJCCD-1723-2   Various Artists - Giants Of Small-Band Swing, Volume 1
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Atlantic ALS 116   Sarah Vaughan Sings
* Hot Record Society HRS 1019   Dickie Wells - Bed Rock / We're Through
* Aladdin 3019   Dickie Wells - We're Through / Bed Rock
* Hot Record Society HRS 1018   Dickie Wells - Opera In Blue / Drag Nasty (The Walk)

1958 (age 51)

Dicky Wells And His Orchestra

Vic Dickenson, George Matthews, Benny Morton, Dicky Wells, trombone; Skip Hall, piano; Major Holley, bass; Jo Jones, drums.

NYC, February 3, 1958

Bones For The KingFelsted (E) FAJ 7006
Sweet Daddy Spo-de-o-
You Took My Heart-

* Felsted (E) FAJ 7006, SJA 2006; Affinity (E) AFF 164; Master Jazz Recordings MJR 8127   Dicky Wells - Bones For The King

Dicky Wells And His Orchestra

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Dicky Wells, trombone; Rudy Rutherford, clarinet, baritone sax; Buddy Tate, tenor, baritone sax; Skip Hall, piano; Everett Barksdale, guitar; Major Holley, bass; Jo Jones, drums.

NYC, February 4, 1958

Hello Smack!Felsted (E) FAJ 7006
Come And Get It-
Stan's Dance-

* Felsted (E) FAJ 7006, SJA 2006; Affinity (E) AFF 164; Master Jazz Recordings MJR 8127   Dicky Wells - Bones For The King

1959

Dicky Wells And His Orchestra

Vic Dickenson, George Matthews, Benny Morton, Dicky Wells, trombone; Skip Hall, piano, organ; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Everett Barksdale, bass; Herbie Lovelle, drums.

NYC, April 21, 1959

Blue MoonFelsted (E) FAJ 7009
Air Lift-
It's All Over Now-
Wine-O Junction-

* Felsted (E) FAJ 7009, SJA 2009; Affinity (E) AFF 168   Dicky Wells - Trombone Four-In-Hand
= Master Jazz Recordings MJR 8118   Dickie Wells All Stars - Trombone Four-In-Hand

Dicky Wells And His Orchestra

Vic Dickenson, George Matthews, Benny Morton, Dicky Wells, trombone; Skip Hall, piano, organ; Everett Barksdale, guitar; Major Holley, bass; Herbie Lovelle, drums.

NYC, probably April 22, 1959

Heavy DutyFelsted (E) FAJ 7009
Short, Tall, Fat, Small-
Girl Hunt-

* Felsted (E) FAJ 7009, SJA 2009; Affinity (E) AFF 168   Dicky Wells - Trombone Four-In-Hand
= Master Jazz Recordings MJR 8118   Dickie Wells All Stars - Trombone Four-In-Hand