Mercury Records Catalog: 78/45 rpm 5800/5900 series

Mercury 5800 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 5804   Dinah Washington - New Blow-Top Blues / Trouble In Mind

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
4223-1New Blow-Top Blues
unknown, trumpet; unknown, alto sax; Wardell Gray, unknown, Ben Webster, tenor sax; unknown, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; unknown, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1952
4733-4Trouble In Mind

Mer. 5809   Basin Street Six - Basin Street Stomp / Margie

George Girard, trumpet; Joe Rotis, trombone; Pete Fountain, clarinet; Roy Zimmerman, piano; Bunny Franks, bass; Charlie Duke, drums.
Chicago, IL, September 19, 1951
4217Basin Street Stomp
4218Margie

Mer. 5817   Xavier Cugat - Jungle Flute / ???

Diablito, vocals; Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, 1952
4794Jungle Flute

Mer. 5819   Maynard Ferguson - And So I Waited Around / Homing Pigeon

Chico Alvarez, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Herbie Harper, Dick Kenny, trombone; Abe Most, Bud Shank, alto sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Frank Patchen, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Kay Brown, vocals; Pete Rugolo, arranger.
Los Angeles, CA, February 25, 1952
4931And So I Waited Around
4932Homing Pigeon

Mer. 5827   Ralph Marterie - Boulevard Of Broken Dreams / Stompin' At The Savoy

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
4763Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
4766-2Stompin' At The Savoy

Mer. 5829   Xavier Cugat - Festival / ???

Abbe Lane, Don Rodney, vocals; Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, 1952
4799Festival

Mer. 5842   Dinah Washington - Mad About The Boy / I Can't Face The Music

unknown, trumpet; Wynton Kelly, piano; unknown, guitar; Keter Betts, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified brass and strings, Walter Rodell, conductor.
Chicago, IL, March 24, 1952
4896Mad About The Boy
4897I Can't Face The Music
** also issued on Mercury 5842x45.

Mer. 5852   Ralph Marterie - The Music Goes Round And Round / I'm Yours

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; unidentified chorus.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, October, 1951
4635The Music Goes Round And Round
Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; Ray Shaw, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, April, 1952
9025I'm Yours

Mer. 5860   Ralph Marterie - Street Scene / In A Persian Market

Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; Ennio Bolognini, cello #1; unidentified orchestra.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, April, 1952
1. 9024Street Scene
2. 9027In A Persian Market

Mer. 5863   Maynard Ferguson - Roses All The Way / Wow!

Chico Alvarez, Maynard Ferguson, trumpet; Shorty Rogers, trumpet #1, trumpet, arranger #2; Milt Bernhart, Herbie Harper, Dick Kenny, trombone; Abe Most, Bud Shank, alto sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Frank Patchen, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Kay Brown, vocals #1; Pete Rugolo, arranger #1.
Los Angeles, CA, February 25, 1952
1. 4930Roses All The Way
2. 4933Wow!

Mer. 5864   Billy Williams - Who Knows / It's Best We Say Goodbye

Billy Williams, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Glenn Osser, conductor.
1952
9146Who Knows
9149It's Best We Say Goodbye

Mer. 5866   Billy Williams - Azure-Te / Stay

Billy Williams, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Glenn Osser, conductor.: same session.
1952
9147Azure-Te
9148Stay

Mer. 5879   Muggsy Spanier - Tiger Rag / South

Muggsy Spanier, cornet; Ralph Hutchinson, trombone; Darnell Howard, clarinet; Floyd Bean, piano; Truck Parham, bass; Barrett Deems, drums.
Chicago, IL, May 28, 1952
9050Tiger Rag
9051South

Mer. 5882   Ralph Marterie - Peanut Vendor / Crazy Eyes (aka Dark Eyes)

Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; unidentified orchestra.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, April, 1952
9023Peanut Vendor
9026Crazy Eyes (aka Dark Eyes)

Mer. 5885   Xavier Cugat - African Lament / ???

Leslie Scott, vocals; Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, 1952
4800African Lament

Mercury 5900 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 5906   Dinah Washington - Stormy Weather / Makebelieve Dreams

unknown, trumpet; Wynton Kelly, piano; unknown, guitar; Keter Betts, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified brass and strings, Walter Rodell, conductor.
Chicago, IL, March 24, 1952
4898Stormy Weather
Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
Chicago, IL, 1952
9037Makebelieve Dreams
** also issued on Mercury 5906x45.