Mercury Records Catalog: 78/45 rpm 5000/5100 series

Mercury 5000 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 5003   Frankie Laine - September In The Rain / Ain't That Just Like A Woman

Mannie Klein, trumpet; Si Zentner, trombone; Don Bonnee, clarinet; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Carl Fischer, piano; George Van Eps, guitar; and others.
Universal Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1946
480September In The Rain
482Ain't That Just Like A Woman

Mer. 5006   Tito Guizar - I'll Never Love Again / He Like It! She Like It!

Tito Guizar, vocals; Jose Melis And His Orchestra.
September 10, 1946
524I'll Never Love Again
527He Like It! She Like It!

Mer. 5007   Frankie Laine - By The River Sainte Marie / That's My Desire

Mannie Klein, trumpet; Si Zentner, trombone; Don Bonnee, clarinet; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Carl Fischer, piano; George Van Eps, guitar; and others.
Universal Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1946
479By The River Sainte Marie
481That's My Desire
** also issued on Mercury 5007x45.

Mer. 5008   Erroll Garner - Frantonality / Where Or When

Erroll Garner, piano; Red Callender, bass; Nick Fatool, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 9, 1946
333-1/2Frantonality
Erroll Garner, piano; Red Callender, bass; Lou Singer, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July 14, 1946
453-1/2Where Or When
** also issued on Mercury 5008x45.

Mer. 5009   Albert Ammons - Deep In The Heart Of Texas / Sweet Patooty Boogie

Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Jack Cooley, drums.
WGN Studios, Chicago, IL, November 12, 1946
623-3Deep In The Heart Of Texas
624-3Sweet Patooty Boogie
** also issued on Mercury 5009x45.

Mer. 5022   Buddy Rich - Dateless Brown / Desperate Desmond

Paul Cohn, Bitsy Mullens, Jim Pupa, Carl Warwick, trumpet; Sam Hyster, Johnny Mandel, Earl Swope, trombone; Romeo Penque, alto sax; George Berg, Mick Blanos, tenor sax; Sid Brown, baritone sax; Tony Nichols, piano; Lenny Mirabella, guitar; Joe Shulman, bass; Buddy Rich, drums, vocals.
NYC, February 5, 1946
213-1Dateless Brown
215-1/2Desperate Desmond
** also issued on Mercury 5022x45.

Mer. 5024   Buddy Morrow - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / Lullaby

Buddy Morrow, trombone, leader; unidentified orchestra.
1946
211Lullaby
336Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
** also issued on Mercury 5024x45.

Mer. 5052   Ted Weems - Peg O' My Heart / Violets

no details.

Mer. 5059   Frankie Laine - By The Light Of The Stars / Kiss Me Again

Herb Geller, alto sax, clarinet; Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
1947
867By The Light Of The Stars
868Kiss Me Again

Mer. 5091   Frankie Laine - Shine / We'll Be Together Again

Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA?, November 8, 1947
1131Shine
1132We'll Be Together Again

Mer. 5096   Frankie Laine - I've Only Myself To Blame / But Beautiful

Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer, conductor.: same session.
Los Angeles, CA?, November 8, 1947
1130I've Only Myself To Blame
same personnel.
1947
1280But Beautiful

Mercury 5100 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 5114   Frankie Laine - Baby That Ain't Right / May I Never Love Again

Carl Fischer, piano; Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller, conductor; and others.
late 1947
1431May I Never Love Again
Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1947
1244Baby That Ain't Right

Mer. 5118   Clyde McCoy - Sugar Blues / 'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans

Clyde McCoy, trumpet; unidentified orchestra.
Detroit, MI, May 11, 1946
1715-2/P5Sugar Blues
same personnel.
Detroit, MI, June 29, 1946
1720/P89'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans

Mer. 5130   Frankie Laine - Baby Don't Be Mad At Me / Put 'Em In A Box, Tie 'Em With A Ribbon

Carl Fischer, piano; Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller, conductor; and others.
late 1947
1433Put 'Em In A Box, Tie 'Em With A Ribbon
Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer, conductor.
1947
1278Baby Don't Be Mad At Me

Mer. 5136   Clyde McCoy - Mississippi Mud / Oh Baby What You Do To Me

Clyde McCoy, trumpet; Billie Jane Bennett, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
Detroit, MI, June 29, 1946
1722-1/P91Oh Baby What You Do To Me
Clyde McCoy, trumpet; unidentified orchestra.
maybe NYC, 1947
1726-2/P164Mississippi Mud

Mer. 5143   Frankie Laine - When You're Smiling / ???

Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1947
1245When You're Smiling

Mer. 5158   Frankie Laine - Hold Me / Ah, But It Happens

Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer, conductor.: same session.
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1947
1246Hold Me
same personnel.
1947
1279Ah, But It Happens

Mer. 5174   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues / Thanks For Your Kisses

Carl Fischer, piano; Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller, conductor; and others.
late 1947
1436Thanks For Your Kisses
Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1947
1247Singing The Blues

Mer. 5185   George Hartman - Diga Diga Doo / Muskrat Ramble

George Hartman, trumpet; Julian Laine, trombone; Leonard Centobie, clarinet; Roy Zimmerman, piano; Lloyd Dantin, guitar; John Bell, bass; John Castaing, drums.
New Orleans, LA, March 14, 1941
GH1-ADiga Diga Doo
GH3-AMuskrat Ramble
** reissue of Keynote K602.