Mercury Records Catalog: 78/45 rpm 5600/5700 series

Mercury 5600 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 5601   Machito - Tanga, Part 1 & 2

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen, trumpet; Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt, alto sax; Jose Madera, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Leslie Johnakins, baritone sax; Rene Hernandez, piano; Roberto Rodriguez, bass; Luis Miranda, congas; Jose Mangual, bongos; Ubaldo Nieto, timbales; Machito, arranger, conductor.
NYC, January, 1949
481Tanga, Part 1
482Tanga, Part 2
** also issued on Mercury 5601x45.

Mer. 5606   Slim Gaillard - Laughing In Rhythm / Sonny Roony (Song Of Yxabat)

Dick Hyman, piano; Slim Gaillard, guitar, vocals; Ernie Shepard, bass, vocals; Herbie Lovelle, drums; Pepe Benque, bongos.
NYC, March 5, 1951
519-2Laughing In Rhythm
520-2Soony Roony
** also issued on Mercury 5606x45.

Mer. 5621   Clyde McCoy - When You're Smiling / The Memphis Blues

Clyde McCoy, trumpet; Billie Jane Bennett, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
1951
3944When You're Smiling
3945The Memphis Blues

Mer. 5648   Clyde McCoy - Because Of Rain / St. Louis Blues

Clyde McCoy, trumpet; Chris Abbott, vocals #1; unidentified orchestra.
maybe 1951
1. 4285Because Of Rain
2. 4288St. Louis Blues

Mer. 5657   Ralph Marterie - Didn't Yer Mother Ever Tell Ya Nothin' / You Better Stop (Tellin' Lies About Me)

Jerry Dittman, Warren Kime, Corny Panico, Art Schindelbeck, trumpet; Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; Paul Crumbaugh, Jim George, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer, trombone; Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo, alto sax; Kenny Mann, Mike Simpson, tenor sax; Charlie Spero, baritone sax, clarinet; Matt Alagna, piano; unknown, guitar; Henry Poston, bass; Henry Riggs, drums; Bob Connally, Doris Drew, vocals #1; The Meadowlarks, vocal group #2.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, late spring 1951
1. 4301Didn't Yer Mother Ever Tell Ya Nothin'
2. 4302You Better Stop (Tellin' Lies About Me)

Mer. 5658   Ralph Marterie - Castle Rock / September Song

Jerry Dittman, Warren Kime, Corny Panico, Art Schindelbeck, trumpet; Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; Paul Crumbaugh, Jim George, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer, trombone; Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo, alto sax; Kenny Mann, Mike Simpson, tenor sax; Charlie Spero, baritone sax, clarinet; Matt Alagna, piano; unknown, guitar; Henry Poston, bass; Henry Riggs, drums; The Marlin Sisters, vocal group.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, late spring 1951
4304Castle Rock
4305September Song

Mer. 5665   Dinah Washington - If You Don't Believe I'm Leaving / I'm A Fool To Want You

Clyde Reasinger, Tom Reeves, trumpet; Art Pearlman, Roger White, trombone; Ed Freeman, alto sax; Bob Hardaway, Bob Robinson, tenor sax; John Koch, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly or Ike Carpenter, piano; Joe O'Rear, bass; Dick Stanton, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; Ike Carpenter, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, June 2, 1951
4372-4If You Don't Believe I'm Leaving
4373-5I'm A Fool To Want You

Mer. 5667   Clyde McCoy - A Stranger In Town / How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm

Clyde McCoy, trumpet; unknown, vocal group #2; unidentified orchestra.
maybe 1951
1. 4286A Stranger In Town
2. 4287How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm

Mer. 5679   Ralph Marterie - A Trumpeter's Lullaby / Beautil Ohio

Jerry Dittman, Warren Kime, Corny Panico, Art Schindelbeck, trumpet; Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; Paul Crumbaugh, Jim George, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer, trombone; Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo, alto sax; Kenny Mann, Mike Simpson, tenor sax; Charlie Spero, baritone sax, clarinet; Matt Alagna, piano; unknown, guitar; Henry Poston, bass; Henry Riggs, drums; The Marlin Sisters, vocal group.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, late spring 1951
4306A Trumpeter's Lullaby
4309-2Beautil Ohio

Mercury 5700 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 5712   Ralph Marterie - Alice Blue Gown / Once In A While

Jerry Dittman, Warren Kime, Corny Panico, Art Schindelbeck, trumpet; Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; Paul Crumbaugh, Jim George, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer, trombone; Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo, alto sax; Kenny Mann, Mike Simpson, tenor sax; Charlie Spero, baritone sax, clarinet; Matt Alagna, piano; unknown, guitar; Henry Poston, bass; Henry Riggs, drums; The Marlin Sisters, vocal group.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, late spring 1951
4307Alice Blue Gown
4310Once In A While

Mer. 5717   Muggsy Spanier - Moonglow / Sunday

Muggsy Spanier, cornet; Ralph Hutchinson, trombone; Darnell Howard, clarinet; Floyd Bean, piano; Truck Parham, bass; Barrett Deems, drums; Buddy Charles, vocals.
Chicago, IL, August 29, 1951
4192Moonglow
4193Sunday

Mer. 5728   Dinah Washington - Mixed Emotions / Cold Cold Heart

Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Keter Betts, bass; Jimmy Cobb or Gus Johnson, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified brass, Nook Shrier, conductor.
NYC, September 24, 1951
4220-3Mixed Emotions
4221-1Cold Cold Heart
** also issued on Mercury 5728x45.

Mer. 5736   Dinah Washington - Just One More Chance / Baby Did You Hear

Clyde Reasinger, Tom Reeves, trumpet; Art Pearlman, Roger White, trombone; Ed Freeman, alto sax; Bob Hardaway, Bob Robinson, tenor sax; John Koch, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly or Ike Carpenter, piano; Chuck Norris, guitar; Joe O'Rear, bass; Dick Stanton, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; Ike Carpenter, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, June 1, 1951
4370-5Just One More Chance
Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Keter Betts, bass; Jimmy Cobb or Gus Johnson, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified brass, Nook Shrier, conductor.
NYC, September 24, 1951
4222-1Baby Did You Hear

Mer. 5739   Basin Street Six - Farewell Blues / Lazy River

George Girard, trumpet; Joe Rotis, trombone; Pete Fountain, clarinet; Roy Zimmerman, piano; Bunny Franks, bass; Charlie Duke, drums.
Chicago, IL, September 19, 1951
4214Farewell Blues
4216Lazy River
** also issued on Mercury 5739x45.

Mer. 5753   Buddy Morrow - Jalousie (aka Jealousy) / Lullaby

Buddy Morrow, trombone, leader; Helen Manning, vocals #1; unidentified orchestra.
1946
1. 210Jalousie (aka Jealousy)
2. 211Lullaby

Mer. 5759   Ralph Marterie - The Object Of My Affection / Lulu Had A Baby

Jerry Dittman, Warren Kime, Corny Panico, Art Schindelbeck, trumpet; Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; Paul Crumbaugh, Jim George, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer, trombone; Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo, alto sax; Kenny Mann, Mike Simpson, tenor sax; Charlie Spero, baritone sax, clarinet; Matt Alagna, piano; unknown, guitar; Henry Poston, bass; Henry Riggs, drums; Wyn Strocke, vocals #2; The Vagabonds, vocal group #1; unidentified chorus, #2.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, October, 1951
1. 4633The Object Of My Affection
2. 4734Lulu Had A Baby

Mer. 5767   Ralph Marterie - Perdido / Tell Me Why

Jerry Dittman, Warren Kime, Corny Panico, Art Schindelbeck, trumpet; Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; Paul Crumbaugh, Jim George, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer, trombone; Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo, alto sax; Kenny Mann, Mike Simpson, tenor sax; Charlie Spero, baritone sax, clarinet; Matt Alagna, piano; unknown, guitar; Henry Poston, bass; Henry Riggs, drums; Bill Snary, vocals #2; The Jack Halloran Singers, vocal group #2.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, November, 1951
1. 4642Perdido
2. 4643Tell Me Why

Mer. 5768   Frankie Laine - Baby I Need You / Yes My Dear

Carl Fischer, piano; Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA?, June 7, 1949
2846Baby I Need You
** also issued on Mercury 5768x45.

Mer. 5780   Xavier Cugat - More Than Love / ???

Richard Hayes, vocals; Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, 1952
4790More Than Love

Mer. 5782   Ralph Marterie - Autumn Leaves / ???

Jerry Dittman, Warren Kime, Corny Panico, Art Schindelbeck, trumpet; Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; Paul Crumbaugh, Jim George, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer, trombone; Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo, alto sax; Kenny Mann, Mike Simpson, tenor sax; Charlie Spero, baritone sax, clarinet; Matt Alagna, piano; unknown, guitar; Henry Poston, bass; Henry Riggs, drums.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, November, 1951
4641Autumn Leaves

Mer. 5787   Ralph Marterie - Lulu Had A Baby / Perdido

Jerry Dittman, Warren Kime, Corny Panico, Art Schindelbeck, trumpet; Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; Paul Crumbaugh, Jim George, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer, trombone; Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo, alto sax; Kenny Mann, Mike Simpson, tenor sax; Charlie Spero, baritone sax, clarinet; Matt Alagna, piano; unknown, guitar; Henry Poston, bass; Henry Riggs, drums; Wyn Strocke, vocals; unidentified chorus.: add Wyn Strocke, vocals; unidentified chorus.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, October, 1951
4734Lulu Had A Baby
omit Strocke, unidentified chorus.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, November, 1951
4642Perdido

Mer. 5792   Slim Gaillard - I Only Have Eyes For You / As You Are

Slim Gaillard, guitar, vocals; and others.
NYC, January, 1952
669-2I Only Have Eyes For You
670-3As You Are
** also issued on Mercury 5792x45.

Mer. 5798   Xavier Cugat - The Acapulco Polka (La, La, La, La, La) / The Hillbilly Mambo Band

Abbe Lane, vocals; Dick Thomas, vocals #2; Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, 1952
1. 4791The Acapulco Polka (La, La, La, La, La)
2. 4793The Hillbilly Mambo Band

Mer. 5799   Ralph Marterie - Heaven Knows Why / Skylark

Jerry Dittman, Corny Panico, Art Schindelbeck, trumpet; Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; Paul Crumbaugh, Jim George, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer, trombone; Len Gagliardi, Jack Gaylo, alto sax; Kenny Mann, Larry Regan, tenor sax; Charlie Spero, baritone sax, clarinet; Matt Alagna, piano; Johnny Bibb, guitar; Henry Poston, bass; Henry Riggs, drums; Bob Connally, vocals.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, February, 1952
4764Heaven Knows Why
4765Skylark