Mercury Records Catalog: 78/45 rpm 8000/8100/8200 series

Mercury 8000 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 8001   Rex Stewart - Boy Meets Horn / Jug Blues

Rex Stewart, cornet #1, cornet, vocals #2; Stafford Simon, trumpet; Sandy Williams, trombone; Pete Clark, tenor sax; Mike Colucchio, piano; Wilson Myers, bass; Bazeley "Bay" Perry, drums.
NYC, February 8, 1946
1. 236-1Boy Meets Horn
2. 237-1Jug Blues

Mer. 8003   Eddie Vinson - Cherry Red Blues / Somebody's Got To Go

Joe Bridgewater, John Hunt, Elmer "Stumpy" Whitlock, trumpet; Leon Comegys, Jesse "Rip" Tarrant, trombone; Frank Dominguez, Ernest "Lee" Tanner, alto sax; Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, alto sax, vocals; Red Carman, Lee Pope, tenor sax; Greely Walton, baritone sax; Earl Van Riper, piano; Leonard "Heavy" Swain, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.
NYC, December 11, 1945
173-1Cherry Red Blues
174-2Somebody's Got To Go

Mer. 8005   Julia Lee - If It's Good / Show Me Missouri Blues

Clarence Davis, trumpet; Tommy Douglas, clarinet, alto sax; Harry Ferguson, Freddie Gulliver, tenor sax; Julia Lee, piano, vocals; Efferge Ware, guitar; Ben Curtis, bass; Sam "Baby" Lovett, drums.
Kansas City, KS, August 16, 1946
280If It's Good
281Show Me Missouri Blues

Mer. 8007   Albert Ammons - Doin' The Boogie Woogie / Boogie Woogie At The Civic Opera

Gene Ammons, tenor sax #1; Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Jack Cooley, drums; Mildred Anderson, vocals #1.
Chicago, IL, April 8, 1946
1. 328-1Doin' The Boogie Woogie
2. 331-4Boogie Woogie At The Civic Opera

Mer. 8008   Rex Stewart - B.O. Blues / That's Rhythm

Rex Stewart, cornet #1, cornet, vocals #2; Stafford Simon, trumpet; Sandy Williams, trombone; Pete Clark, tenor sax; Mike Colucchio, piano; Wilson Myers, bass, vocals #1, bass #2; Bazeley "Bay" Perry, drums.
NYC, February 8, 1946
1. 236-1B.O. Blues
2. 239That's Rhythm

Mer. 8009   Eddie Vinson - Too Many Women Blues / Just A Dream

Joe Bridgewater, John Hunt, Elmer "Stumpy" Whitlock, trumpet; Leon Comegys, Jesse "Rip" Tarrant, trombone; Frank Dominguez, Ernest "Lee" Tanner, alto sax; Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, alto sax, vocals; Red Carman, Lee Pope, tenor sax; Greely Walton, baritone sax; Earl Van Riper, piano; Leonard "Heavy" Swain, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.
NYC, December 11, 1945
175Too Many Women Blues
176Just A Dream

Mer. 8010   Dinah Washington - When A Woman Loves A Man / Oo Wee Walkie Talkie

Willie Cook, Harry "Pee Wee" Jackson, trumpet; Gus Chappell, trombone; possibly Dave Young, tenor sax; possibly Rudy Martin, piano; possibly Bill Settles, bass; Oliver Coleman, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, January 14, 1946
203When A Woman Loves A Man
Gerald Wilson, Snooky Young, trumpet; Melba Liston, James Robinson, trombone; Clyde Dunn, Vernon Slater, tenor sax; Maurice Simon, baritone sax; Jimmy Bunn, piano; unknown, bass; Henry Green, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; Rene Hall, arranger.
Chicago, IL, April 6, 1946
392Oo Wee Walkie Talkie

Mer. 8013   Julia Lee - Lotus Blossom / Dream Lucky Blues

Clarence Davis, trumpet #1; Tommy Douglas, clarinet, alto sax #1; Harry Ferguson, Freddie Gulliver, tenor sax #1; Julia Lee, piano, vocals; Efferge Ware, guitar #1; Ben Curtis, bass; Sam "Baby" Lovett, drums.
Kansas City, KS, August 19, 1946
1. 282-1Lotus Blossom
2. 283-1Dream Lucky Blues

Mer. 8016   T-Bone Walker - My Baby Left Me / Come Back To Me Baby

Nick Cooper, Melvin Moore, trumpet, vocals; Frank Derrick, Nathan Jones, alto sax; Moses Gant, tenor sax; Marl Young, piano, vocals; T-Bone Walker, guitar, vocals; Mickey Sims, bass; Red Saunders, drums.
Chicago, IL, December 19, 1945
409-2My Baby Left Me
410-2Come Back To Me Baby

Mer. 8022   Albert Ammons - Swanee River Boogie / I Don't Want To See You

Gene Ammons, tenor sax #2; Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Jack Cooley, drums #1, drums, vocals #2.
Chicago, IL, July 2, 1946
1. 430-1Swanee River Boogie
2. 432-3I Don't Want To See You (If You Can't See You By Myself)

Mer. 8023   Eddie Vinson - Cleanhead Blues / When A Woman Loves Her Juice

Vooley Bastine, John Hunt, Elmer "Stumpy" Whitlock, trumpet; Leon Comegys, Jesse "Rip" Tarrant, trombone; Frank Dominguez, alto sax; Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, alto sax, vocals; Red Carman, Lee Pope, tenor sax; Greely Walton, baritone sax; Earl Van Riper, piano; Leonard "Heavy" Swain, bass; George "Butch" Ballard, drums.
WOR Studios, NYC, October 2 or 3, 1946
558-2Cleanhead Blues
559-2When A Woman Loves Her Juice

Mer. 8024   Dinah Washington - A Slick Chick / Postman Blues

Frank Galbraith, Russell Royster, trumpet; Tab Smith, alto sax; Johnny Hicks, tenor sax; Larry Belton, baritone sax; Red Richards, piano; Johnny Williams, bass; Walter Johnson, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC, October 3, 1946
562-2A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side)
563-4Postman Blues

Mer. 8025   Myra Taylor - Take It Easy Greasy / Tell Your Best Friend Nothing

unknown, trumpet; unknown, alto sax; Jimmy Keith, tenor sax; unknown, baritone sax; unknown, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Myra Taylor, vocals.
Kansas City, KS, October 31, 1946
596The Spider And The Fly
597Bury Me Deep In The Till Blue Water

Mer. 8026   Jay McShann - I Want A Little Girl / Jimtown Boogie

Clarence Thornton, trumpet; Theodore Smalls, alto sax; Seeward Evans, tenor sax; Jay McShann, piano; Percy Gabriel, bass; Jesse Price, drums; Jimmy Witherspoon, vocals #1.
WGN Studios, Chicago, IL, November 13, 1946
1. 630I Want A Little Girl
2. 631Jimtown Boogie

Mer. 8027   Myra Taylor - The Spider And The Fly / Bury Me Deep In The Till Blue Water

unknown, trumpet; unknown, alto sax; Jimmy Keith, tenor sax; unknown, baritone sax; unknown, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Myra Taylor, vocals.
Kansas City, KS, October 31, 1946
594Take It Easy Greasy
595Tell Your Best Friend Nothing

Mer. 8028   Eddie Vinson - Kidney Stew Blues / Old Maid Boogie

John Hunt, trumpet; Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, alto sax, vocals; Lee Pope, tenor sax; Greely Walton, baritone sax; Earl Van Riper, piano; Leonard "Heavy" Swain, bass; George "Butch" Ballard, drums.
WOR Studios, NYC, November, 1946 or January 22, 1947
634-8Kidney Stew Blues
636-7Old Maid Boogie

Mer. 8030   Dinah Washington - Embraceable You / That's Why A Woman Loves A Heel

Willie Cook, Harry "Pee Wee" Jackson, trumpet; Gus Chappell, trombone; possibly Dave Young, tenor sax; possibly Rudy Martin, piano; possibly Bill Settles, bass; Oliver Coleman, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, January 14, 1946
201Embraceable You
Frank Galbraith, Russell Royster, trumpet; Tab Smith, alto sax; Johnny Hicks, tenor sax; Larry Belton, baritone sax; Red Richards, piano; Johnny Williams, bass; Walter Johnson, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC, October 3, 1946
564-2That's Why A Woman Loves A Heel

Mer. 8032   Jay McShann - Have You Ever Loved A Woman / Gone With The Blues

Clarence Thornton, trumpet; Theodore Smalls, alto sax; Seeward Evans, tenor sax; Jay McShann, piano; Percy Gabriel, bass; Jesse Price, drums; Jimmy Witherspoon, vocals.
WGN Studios, Chicago, IL, November 13, 1946
632-2Have You Ever Loved A Woman
633-1Gone With The Blues

Mer. 8035   Dinah Washington - Stairway To The Stars / I Want To Be Loved

Tony Aless, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Chubby Jackson, bass; Dinah Washington, vocals; and others.
NYC, March 25 or April 15, 1947
763-3Stairway To The Stars
764-3I Want To Be Loved

Mer. 8040   Albert Ammons - Kilroy Boogie / Twelfth St. Boogie

Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Jack Cooley, drums.
WGN Studios, Chicago, IL, November 12, 1946
622-3Kilroy Boogie
625-3Twelfth St. Boogie

Mer. 8043   Dinah Washington - Evil Gal Blues / Homeward Bound

Joe Morris, trumpet; Rudy Rutherford, clarinet; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes #1, drums #2; Milt Buckner, piano; Vernon King, bass; Fred Radcliffe, drums #1; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC, December 29, 1943
1. LHS1Evil Gal Blues
2. LHS2I Know How To Do It

Mer. 8044   Dinah Washington - Salty Papa Blues / I Know How To Do It

Joe Morris, trumpet; Rudy Rutherford, clarinet; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes #1, piano #2; Milt Buckner, piano #1; Vernon King, bass; Fred Radcliffe, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC, December 29, 1943
1. LHS3Salty Papa Blues
2. LHS4Homeward Bound

Mer. 8047   Helen Humes - Jet Propelled Papa / Blue And Sentimental

Buck Clayton, trumpet; George Matthews, trombone; John Hardee, tenor sax; Ram Ramirez, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, April 2, 1947
859Jet Propelled Papa
860Blue And Sentimental

Mer. 8048   Gene Ammons - Red Top / Idaho

Gail Brockman, trumpet; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; James Craig, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Chuck Williams, drums; George Stone, arranger.
Chicago, IL, June 19, 1947
849-1Red Top
850-1Idaho

Mer. 8050   Dinah Washington - Fool That I Am / Mean And Evil Blues

Harry Jackson, trumpet; Andrew Gardner, alto sax; Dave Young, tenor sax; Rudy Martin, piano; Bill Settles, bass; Curtis Walker, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, August 5, 1947
926-2Fool That I Am
928-1Mean And Evil Blues

Mer. 8051   Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - Luxury Tax Blues / Gonna Send You Back Where I Got You From

Volley Bastine, John Hunt, Clark Terry, trumpet; Leon Comegys, Arnett Sparrow, trombone; Frank Dominguez, alto sax; Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, alto sax, vocals; Red Carman, Lee Pope, tenor sax; Greely Walton, baritone sax; Earl Van Riper, piano; Leonard "Heavy" Swain, bass; George "Butch" Ballard, drums.
St. Louis, MO, April 29, 1947
921-2Luxury Tax Blues
923-2Gonna Send You Back Where I Got You From

Mer. 8053   Albert Ammons - St. Louis Blues / Shufflin' The Boogie

Marvin Randolph, trumpet; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Al Burroughs, drums.
Chicago, IL, August 6, 1947
929-2St. Louis Blues
930-1Shufflin' The Boogie

Mer. 8056   Helen Humes - I Just Refuse To Sing The Blues / They Raided The Joint

Buck Clayton, trumpet; George Matthews, trombone; John Hardee, tenor sax; Ram Ramirez, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, April 2, 1947
861-2I Just Refuse To Sing The Blues
862-3They Raided The Joint

Mer. 8057   Dinah Washington - Since I Fell For You / You Can Depend On Me

Rudy Martin, piano, celeste; Bill Settles, bass; unknown, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, fall 1947
965Since I Fell For You
967You Can Depend On Me

Mer. 8058   The Trenier Twins - Hey, Sister Lucy! / I Miss You So

Don Hill, alto sax; Buddy Collette, tenor sax; Gene Gilbeaux, piano; Bob Bain, guitar; Herman Washington, bass; Henry Tucker Green, drums; Claude Trenier, Cliff Trenier, vocals.
NYC, May 15 or September 16, 1947
1024-1|1058I Miss You So
1025-1Hey, Sister Lucy!

Mer. 8060   Eddie Vinson - King For A Day Blues / Railroad Porter's Blues

John Hunt, trumpet; Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, alto sax, vocals; Lee Pope, tenor sax; Greely Walton, baritone sax; Earl Van Riper, piano; Leonard "Heavy" Swain, bass; George "Butch" Ballard, drums.
WOR Studios, NYC, November, 1946 or January 22, 1947
635King For A Day Blues
add Volley Bastine, Clark Terry, trumpet; Leon Comegys, Arnett Sparrow, trombone; Frank Dominguez, alto sax; Red Carman, tenor sax.
St. Louis, MO, April 29, 1947
922Railroad Porter's Blues

Mer. 8061   Dinah Washington - There's Got To Be A Change / Early In The Morning

Harry Jackson, trumpet; Andrew Gardner, alto sax; Dave Young, tenor sax; Rudy Martin, piano; Bill Settles, bass; Curtis Walker, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, August 5, 1947
927-1There's Got To Be A Change
Rudy Martin, piano, celeste; Bill Settles, bass; unknown, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, fall 1947
968Early In The Morning

Mer. 8062   Gene Ammons - McDougal's Sprout / Hold That Money

Gail Brockman, trumpet; Ernest McDonald, alto, baritone sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Ellis Bartee, drums; Earl Coleman, vocals #2; George Stone, arranger.
Chicago, IL, October 23, 1947
1. 1133-2McDougal's Sprout
2. 1134-2Hold That Money

Mer. 8063   Albert Ammons - S.P. Blues / Hiroshima

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Al Burroughs, drums.
Chicago, IL, August 6, 1947
931-1S.P. Blues
932-1Hiroshima

Mer. 8065   Dinah Washington - I Love You, Yes I Do / Don't Come Knockin' At My Door

Teddy Brannon, piano; Dickie Thompson, guitar; Gene Groves, bass; unknown, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC, 1947
1148I Love You, Yes I Do
1149Don't Come Knockin' At My Door

Mer. 8068   Myra Taylor - Move Out / Quit Barking In My Rhubarb

unknown, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; Myra Taylor, vocals.
Chicago, IL, 1947
1157-1Move Out
1158-1Quit Barking In My Rhubarb (Gang Of Mine)

Mer. 8070   Albert Ammons - The Sheik Of Araby / You Are My Sunshine

Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; unknown, drums.
Chicago, IL, late 1947
1170-2The Sheik Of Araby
1171-2You Are My Sunshine

Mer. 8071   The Trenier Twins - No, Baby, No! / Oooh! Look-a There, Ain't She Pretty

Don Hill, alto sax; Buddy Collette, tenor sax; Gene Gilbeaux, piano; Bob Bain, guitar; Herman Washington, bass; Henry Tucker Green, drums; Claude Trenier, Cliff Trenier, vocals.
NYC, May 15 or September 16, 1947
1026-1No, Baby, No!

Mer. 8072   Dinah Washington - No More Lonely Gal Blues / Ain' Misbehavin'

Rudy Martin, piano; possibly Hurley Ramey, guitar; Bill Settles, bass; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, November 13, 1947
1224No More Lonely Gal Blues
1226Ain't Misbehavin'

Mer. 8073   Cootie Williams - I Love You, Yes I Do / Smooth Sailing

Bob Merrill, Cootie Williams, trumpet; Rupert Cole, alto sax; Weasel Parker, tenor sax; Arnold Jarvis, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Leonard Swain, bass; Sylvester "Vess" Payne, drums; Eddie Mack, Billy Matthews, vocals; The Balladeers, vocal group.
NYC, late 1947
1587I Love You, Yes I Do
1588Smooth Sailing

Mer. 8075   Albert Ammons - Ammons Stomp / The Clipper

Orlando Randolph, trumpet; Riley Hampton, alto sax; Albert Ammons, piano; Israel Crosby, bass; Jump Jackson, drums.
Chicago, IL, January 4, 1948
1611-1Ammons Stomp
1614-1The Clipper

Mer. 8078   The Trenier Twins - Ain't She Mean / It's A Quiet Town (In Crossbone County)

Don Hill, alto sax; Buddy Collette, tenor sax; Gene Gilbeaux, piano; Bob Bain, guitar; Herman Washington, bass; Henry Tucker Green, drums; Claude Trenier, Cliff Trenier, vocals.
NYC, May 15 or September 16, 1947
1023|1057Ain't She Mean

Mer. 8079   Dinah Washington - West Side Baby / Walkin' And Talkin'

Rudy Martin, piano, celeste; Bill Settles, bass; unknown, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, fall 1947
966-2West Side Baby
Rudy Martin, piano; possibly Hurley Ramey, guitar; Bill Settles, bass; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, November 13, 1947
1225-2Walkin' And Talkin'

Mer. 8080   Gene Ammons - Odd-En-Dow / Dues In Blues

Gail Brockman, trumpet; John "Flaps" Dungee, alto, baritone sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Ellis Bartee, drums; Earl Coleman, vocals; A.K. Salim, arranger.
Chicago, IL, December 1, 1947
1333-1Odd-En-Dow
same personnel.
Chicago, IL, December 10, 1947
1392-2Dues In Blues

Mer. 8081   Myra Taylor - Clinging Vine / It's A Sin To Tell A Lie

unknown, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; Myra Taylor, vocals.
Chicago, IL, 1947
1159-1Clinging Vine
1160-1It's A Sin To Tell A Lie

Mer. 8082   Dinah Washington - Resolution Blues / I Want To Cry

Bob Merrill, Cootie Williams, trumpet; Robert Cole, alto sax; William Parker, tenor sax; Arnold Jarvis, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Leonard Swain, bass; Sylvester "Vess" Payne, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC, December 30, 1947
1593-1Resolution Blues
1594-4I Want To Cry

Mer. 8083   Cootie Williams - You Talk A Little Trash (And I'll Spend A Little Cash) / Typhoon

Bob Merrill, Cootie Williams, trumpet; Rupert Cole, alto sax; Weasel Parker, tenor sax; Arnold Jarvis, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Leonard Swain, bass; Sylvester "Vess" Payne, drums; Eddie Mack, Billy Matthews, vocals; The Balladeers, vocal group.
NYC, late 1947
1585-2You Talk A Little Trash (I'll Spend A Little Cash)
1586-2Typhoon

Mer. 8087   Albert Ammons - Tuxedo Boogie / Bear Den Boogie

Albert Ammons, piano; Israel Crosby, bass; Jump Jackson, drums.
Chicago, IL, late 1947
1362-2Tuxedo Boogie
1364-2Bear Den Boogie

Mer. 8089   The Trenier Twins - Sometimes I'm Happy / (I'm Going Back With My) Cadillac Convertible

no details.

Mer. 8094   Dinah Washington - Tell Me So / In The Rain

Harry Jackson, trumpet; Andrew Gardner, alto sax; Dave Young, tenor sax; Rudy Martin, piano; Bill Settles, bass; Curtis Walker, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, 1947
1266Tell Me So
unknown, clarinet; unknown, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unknown, vocal group.
NYC?, June 3 & 8, 1948
1824In The Rain

Mer. 8095   Dinah Washington - Am I Asking Too Much / I Sold My Heart To The Junkman

Harry Jackson, trumpet; Andrew Gardner, alto sax; Dave Young, tenor sax; Rudy Martin, piano; Bill Settles, bass; Curtis Walker, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, 1947
1269-3Am I Asking Too Much
unknown, clarinet; unknown, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unknown, vocal group.
NYC?, June 3 & 8, 1948
1825-2I Sold My Heart To The Junkman

Mer. 8096   Gene Ammons - Shermanski / E.A.A.K. Blues

Gail Brockman, trumpet; Ernest McDonald, alto, baritone sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Ellis Bartee, drums; George Stone, arranger.
Chicago, IL, October 23, 1947
1135-2Shermanski
Gail Brockman, trumpet; John "Flaps" Dungee, alto, baritone sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Ellis Bartee, drums; Earl Coleman, vocals; A.K. Salim, arranger.
Chicago, IL, December 1, 1947
1335E.A.A.K. Blues

Mercury 8100 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 8100   Albert Ammons - Baltimore Breakdown / In A Little Spanish Town

Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; unknown, drums.
Chicago, IL, late 1947
1172In A Little Spanish Town
Orlando Randolph, trumpet; Riley Hampton, alto sax; Albert Ammons, piano; Israel Crosby, bass; Jump Jackson, drums.
Chicago, IL, January 4, 1948
1612-1Baltimore Breakdown

Mer. 8102   Dinah Washington - You Satisfy / Laughing Boy

Harry Jackson, trumpet; Andrew Gardner, alto sax; Dave Young, tenor sax; Rudy Martin, piano; Bill Settles, bass; Curtis Walker, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, August 5, 1947
925-2You Satisfy
Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
NYC, 1949
2468-5Laughing Boy

Mer. 8103   Willie Smith - Not So Bop Blues / Tea For Two

Willie Smith, alto sax; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, circa November, 1947
1516 | 234 | 1898Not So Bop Blues
1517 | 235 | 1899Tea For Two

Mer. 8104   Flip Phillips - Cake / Cool

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
NYC, circa September-October, 1947
607D | 229Cake
610D | 232Cool

Mer. 8105   Flip Phillips - Znarg Blues / My Old Flame

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.: same session.
NYC, circa September-October, 1947
608E | 230 | 1895Znarg Blues
609B | 231 | 1896My Old Flame

Mer. 8107   Dinah Washington - I'll Wait / It's Too Soon To Know

Mitch Miller, oboe, arranger; unknown, clarinet; unknown, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC?, August 25, 1948
1948-2I'll Wait
1950-2It's Too Soon To Know

Mer. 8114   Dinah Washington - Why Can't You Behave / It's Funny

possibly Cootie Williams, trumpet, leader; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
NYC?, fall 1948
2083Why Can't You Behave
2084It's Funny

Mer. 8115   Albert Ammons - Lady Be Good / Mr. Bell Boogie

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Jack Cooley, drums.
Chicago, IL, April 8, 1946
329-1Lady Be Good
Albert Ammons, piano; Israel Crosby, bass; Jump Jackson, drums.
Chicago, IL, late 1947
1363-1Mr. Bell Boogie

Mer. 8117   Myra Taylor - I'm In My Sins This Morning / Booted

unknown, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; Myra Taylor, vocals.
Chicago, IL, 1947
1163I'm In My Sins This Morning
1164Booted

Mer. 8122   Big Bill Broonzy - I Love My Whiskey / Water Coast Blues

Antonio Casey, alto sax; Carl Sharp, piano; Big Bill Broonzy, guitar, vocals; Ransom Knowling, bass; Alfred "Big Man" Wallace, drums.
Chicago, IL, January 4, 1949
2176-1I Love My Whiskey
2179-1Water Coast Blues

Mer. 8123   Gene Ammons - Harold The Fox / Jeet Jet

Gail Brockman, trumpet; Ernest McDonald, alto, baritone sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Ellis Bartee, drums; George Stone, arranger.
Chicago, IL, October 23, 1947
1136-1Harold The Fox
Gail Brockman, trumpet; John "Flaps" Dungee, alto, baritone sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Ellis Bartee, drums; Earl Coleman, vocals; A.K. Salim, arranger.
Chicago, IL, December 1, 1947
1332-1Jeet Jet

Mer. 8125   Gene Ammons - Abdullah's Fiesta / Brother Jug's Sermon

Jesse Miller, trumpet; Ernest McDonald, alto sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Leo Blevens, guitar; Leroy Jackson, bass; Wesley Landers, drums; Marcel Daniels, vocals #1.
NYC, February 5, 1949
1. 2503-1Abdullah's Fiesta
2. 2504-1Brother Jug's Sermon

Mer. 8132   Sunnyland Slim - Mud Kickin' Woman / Everytime I Get To Drinkin'

Alex Atkins, alto sax; Sunnyland Slim, piano, vocals; Robert Lockwood Jr., guitar; Ernest "Big" Crawford, bass; St. Louis Jimmy Oden, vocals.
Chicago, IL, April 7, 1949
2574-1Mud Kickin' Woman
2575-1Everytime I Get To Drinkin'

Mer. 8133   Dinah Washington - What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry / Pete

Rudy Martin, piano; possibly Hurley Ramey, guitar; Bill Settles, bass; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, November 13, 1947
1227What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry
Harry Jackson, trumpet; Andrew Gardner, alto sax; Dave Young, tenor sax; Rudy Martin, piano; Bill Settles, bass; Curtis Walker, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, 1947
1268Pete

Mer. 8137   St. Louis Jimmy Oden - Shame On You Baby / I'll Never Be Satisfied

Alex Atkins, alto sax; Sunnyland Slim, piano; Robert Lockwood Jr., guitar; Ernest "Big" Crawford, bass; St. Louis Jimmy Oden, vocals.
Chicago, IL, April 6, 1949
2572-1Shame On You Baby
2573-1I'll Never Be Satisfied

Mer. 8140   Albert Ammons - Why I'm Leaving You

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Jack Cooley, drums, vocals.
Chicago, IL, July 2, 1946
431-1Why I'm Leaving You
Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; unknown, drums.
Chicago, IL, late 1947
1169Roses Of Picardy

Mer. 8145   Gene Ammons - Daddy Sauce's Airlines / Little Irv

Jesse Miller, trumpet; Ernest McDonald, alto sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Leo Blevens, guitar; Leroy Jackson, bass; Wesley Landers, drums; Marcel Daniels, vocals.
NYC, February 5, 1949
2501-1Daddy Sauce's Airlines
2502-1Little Irv

Mer. 8148   Dinah Washington - Long John Blues / Baby-Get Lost

unknown, clarinet; unknown, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC, July 1, 1948
1785-1Long John Blues
George Hudson, trumpet; Rupert Cole, Ernie Wilkins, alto sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; James Forman, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC, March 4, 1949
2829-2Baby-Get Lost

Mer. 8150   Dinah Washington - Am I Really Sorry / I Challenge Your Kiss

Buck Clayton, trumpet #1; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra, #1; unidentified orchestra, including strings, #2; Mitch Miller, conductor #1, leader #2; and others, #1.
NYC, 1949
1. 2531-3Am I Really Sorry
2. 2874-2I Challenge Your Kiss

Mer. 8154   Dinah Washington - The Richest Guy In The Graveyard / Good Daddy Blues

George Hudson, trumpet; Rupert Cole, Ernie Wilkins, alto sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; James Forman, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC, March 4, 1949
2828-2Good Daddy Blues
Willie Cook or Elmon Wright, trumpet; Matthew Gee or Charles Greenlea, trombone; John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; John Acea, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC, September 27, 1949
2999-3The Richest Guy In The Graveyard

Mer. 8160   Big Bill Broonzy - You've Been Mistreating Me Baby / I Stay Blue All The Time

Antonio Casey, alto sax; Carl Sharp, piano; Big Bill Broonzy, guitar, vocals; Ransom Knowling, bass; Alfred "Big Man" Wallace, drums.
Chicago, IL, January 4, 1949
2177-1You've Been Mistreating Me Baby
2178-1I Stay Blue All The Time

Mer. 8163   Dinah Washington - New York, Chicago And L.A. / I Only Know

George Hudson, trumpet; Rupert Cole, Ernie Wilkins, alto sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; James Forman, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC, March 4, 1949
2826-2New York, Chicago And L.A.
2830-2I Only Know

Mer. 8167   Gene Ammons - Everything Depends On You / Hot Springs

Josse Miller, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Ernest McDonald, alto, baritone sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Leo Blevens, guitar; Leroy Jackson, bass; Wesley Landers, drums; Jimmy Mundy, arranger.
Chicago, IL, October 4, 1949
3001Everything Depends On You
3002Hot Springs

Mer. 8169   Dinah Washington - Journey's End / ???

unknown, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra and vocal group.
NYC, February 7, 1950
3130-1Journey's End

Mer. 8173   Billy Valentine - How Long, How Long / Beer Drinkin' Baby

John Coltrane, tenor sax; Billy Valentine, piano, vocals; Johnny Collins, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Specs Powell, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, November 7, 1949
3188How Long, How Long
3191Beer Drinkin' Baby

Mer. 8177   Billy Valentine - Ain't Gonna Cry No More / I Want You To Love Me

John Coltrane, tenor sax; Billy Valentine, piano, vocals; Johnny Collins, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Specs Powell, drums.: same session.
Los Angeles, CA, November 7, 1949
3189Ain't Gonna Cry No More
3190I Want You To Love Me

Mer. 8181   Dinah Washington - I Wanna Be Loved / Love (Me) With Misery

possibly Benny Powell, trombone; Ernie Wilkins, alto sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
NYC, May 9, 1950
3409-3I Wanna Be Loved
3410-1Love (Me) With Misery

Mer. 8185   Gene Ammons - When You're Gone / Little Slam

Josse Miller, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Ernest McDonald, alto, baritone sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Leo Blevens, guitar; Leroy Jackson, bass; Wesley Landers, drums; Jimmy Mundy, arranger.
Chicago, IL, October 4, 1949
3003When You're Gone
3004Little Slam

Mer. 8187   Dinah Washington With Cootie Williams Orchestra (no details)

Bob Merrill, Cootie Williams, trumpet; Robert Cole, alto sax; William Parker, tenor sax; Arnold Jarvis, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Leonard Swain, bass; Sylvester "Vess" Payne, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC, December 30, 1947
1594-4I Want To Cry
Teddy Stewart, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
NYC, February 27, 1950
3182-3It Isn't Fair
possibly Benny Powell, trombone; Ernie Wilkins, alto sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
NYC, May 9, 1950
3407-3Big Deal
3408-4I'll Never Be Free

Mer. 8192   Dinah Washington - How Deep Is The Ocean / Why Don't You Think Things Over

George Hudson, trumpet; Rupert Cole, Ernie Wilkins, alto sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; James Forman, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC, March 4, 1949
2825How Deep Is The Ocean
Teddy Stewart, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
NYC, February 27, 1950
3185-2Why Don't You Think Things Over

Mer. 8194   Dinah Washington - My Kind Of Man / I Wanna Be Loved

Teddy Stewart, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra.: same session.
NYC, February 27, 1950
3183-5My Kind Of Man
possibly Benny Powell, trombone; Ernie Wilkins, alto sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
NYC, May 9, 1950
3409-3I Wanna Be Loved

Mercury 8200 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 8205   Albert Ammons - Red Sails In The Sunset / Margie

Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Jack Cooley, drums.
Chicago, IL, July 2, 1946
433-1Red Sails In The Sunset
Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Jump Jackson, drums.
Chicago, IL, late 1947
1281Margie

Mer. 8206   Dinah Washington - My Kind Of Man / If I Loved You

Teddy Stewart, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
NYC, February 27, 1950
3183-5My Kind Of Man
3184-2If I Loved You

Mer. 8207   Dinah Washington - Fast Movin' Mama / Juice Head Man Of Mine

Willie Cook or Elmon Wright, trumpet; Matthew Gee or Charles Greenlea, trombone; John Coltrane, Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; John Acea, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC, September 27, 1949
2996-2Fast Movin' Mama
2997-2Juice Head Man Of Mine

Mer. 8209   Dinah Washington - My Heart Cries For You / I Apologize

Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra, including strings, Jimmy Carroll, arranger, conductor.
NYC, April 12, 1951
4041-1My Heart Cries For You
4042-3I Apologize

Mer. 8210   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie At The Civic Opera / Swanee River Boogie

Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Jack Cooley, drums.
Chicago, IL, April 8, 1946
331-1Boogie Woogie At The Civic Opera
same personnel.
Chicago, IL, July 2, 1946
430-3Swanee River Boogie
** also issued on Mercury 8210x45.

Mer. 8211   Dinah Washington - I Won't Cry Anymore / Don't Say You're Sorry Again

Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra, including strings, Jimmy Carroll, arranger, conductor.
NYC, April 12, 1951
4043-1I Won't Cry Anymore
4044-3Don't Say You're Sorry Again

Mer. 8226   Big Jim Wynn - Strange Love / Dog House Blues

Eddie "Goo Goo" Hutcherson, trumpet; Eddie Hale, alto sax; Eddie Davis, tenor sax; Big Jim Wynn, baritone sax; Zell Kindred, piano; Charles "Chuck" Norris, guitar; Robert "Buddy" Woodson, bass; Robert "Snake" Sims, drums, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1951
3856Strange Love
3858Dog House Blues

Mer. 8231   Dinah Washington - Please Send Me Someone To Love / 'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do

possibly Wynton Kelly, piano; unknown, guitar; Walter Buchanan, bass; unknown, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified brass.
NYC, February 27, 1951
3878-1Please Send Me Someone To Love
3879-2'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do

Mer. 8232   Dinah Washington - Fine Fine Daddy / I'm So Lonely I Would Cry

possibly Wynton Kelly, piano; unknown, guitar; Walter Buchanan, bass; unknown, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified brass.: same session.
NYC, February 27, 1951
3877-2Fine Fine Daddy
3880-2I'm So Lonely I Would Cry

Mer. 8242   Albert Ammons - Rhythm Boogie / When You And I Were Young, Maggie

Albert Ammons, piano; Israel Crosby, bass; Jump Jackson, drums.
Chicago, IL, late 1947
1365Rhythm Boogie
Orlando Randolph, trumpet; Riley Hampton, alto sax; Albert Ammons, piano; Israel Crosby, bass; Jump Jackson, drums.
Chicago, IL, January 4, 1948
1613-1When You And I Were Young, Maggie

Mer. 8249   Dinah Washington - Be Fair To Me / Saturday Night

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
4369-5Be Fair To Me
omit Norris.
Los Angeles, CA, June 2, 1951
4371-3Saturday Night

Mer. 8250   Ray Snead - Don't Play For Me No Clown / I'm A Good Rockin' Daddy

Gail Brockman, trumpet; Eddie Chamblee, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Eddie Ware, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Johnny Pate, bass; Al Williams, drums; unknown, percussion; Ray Snead, vocals.
Chicago, IL, September 14, 1951
4208Don't Play For Me No Clown
4209I'm A Good Rockin' Daddy

Mer. 8251   Memphis Slim - Train Time / Blue Evening

Nelson Berry, Neil Green, tenor sax; Memphis Slim, piano, vocals; John Frazier, bass; Oscar Larkin, drums; Terry Timmons, vocals #2.
Chicago, IL, October 1, 1951
1. 4240Train Time
2. 4241Blue Evening

Mer. 8255   Julian Dash - Can't Understand It / Blue Velvet

Ted Donnelly, trombone; Julian Dash, Bobby Green, tenor sax; Haywood Henry, baritone sax; Freddie Jefferson, piano; Lee Stanfield, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Big Bob Kornegay as Texas Bob, vocals; Carmen Taylor, vocals #1.
NYC, October 11, 1951
1. 4590Can't Understand It
2. 4591Blue Velvet

Mer. 8256   Paul Quinichette - Cross Fire / Prevue

Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Bill Doggett, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 5, 1951
4247-6Cross Fire
4580Prevue

Mer. 8257   Dinah Washington - Out In The Cold Again / Hey, Good Looking

Dinah Washington, vocals; The Ravens: Joe Van Loan, Leonard Puzie, Jimmy Ricks, Warren Suttles, vocals; with unknown, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums.
NYC, October 25, 1951
4613Out In The Cold Again
4614-1Hey, Good Looking

Mer. 8260   Robert Lockwood Jr. - (I'm Gonna) Dig Myself A Hole / Dust My Broom

Sunnyland Slim, piano, vocals; Robert Lockwood Jr., guitar, vocals; Ernest "Big" Crawford, bass; Alfred "Big Man" Wallace, drums.
Chicago, IL, November 15, 1951
4538(I'm Gonna) Dig Myself A Hole
4539Dust My Broom

Mer. 8261   Big Bill Broonzy - Willie Mae / Hollerin' Blues

Bob Call, piano #2; Ransom Knowling, bass; Big Bill Broonzy, vocals, guitar.
Chicago, IL, November 8, 1951
1. 4524Willie Mae
2. 4528Hollerin' Blues

Mer. 8262   Carmen Taylor - It's All Over Again / Cry

Bobby Johnson, trumpet; Ted Donnelly, Bob Range, trombone; Bobby Smith, alto sax; Julian Dash, tenor sax; Haywood Henry, baritone sax; Freddie Jefferson, piano; Lee Stanfield, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Carmen Taylor, vocals.
NYC, November 15, 1951
4615It's All Over Again
4616Cry

Mer. 8263   Johnny Otis - Oopy Doo / Stardust

Don Johnson, Gerald Wilson, trumpet; John Pettigrew, George Washington, trombone; Floyd Turnham, alto sax; Lorenzo Hoderness, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Curtis Lowe, baritone sax; Devonia Williams, piano; Pete Lewis, guitar; Mario Delagarde, bass; Leard Bell, drums; Emanuel "Gaucho" Vaharandes, congas; Johnny Otis, vocals, vibes, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 19, 1951
4713-1Oopy Doo
Mario Delegarde, bass; replaces Delagarde.
Los Angeles, CA, December 26, 1951
4719-3Stardust

Mer. 8264   Sunnyland Slim - Ain't Nothin' But A Child / Brown Skinned Woman

Sunnyland Slim, piano, vocals; Robert Lockwood Jr., guitar; Moody Jones, bass; Alfred "Big Man" Wallace, drums.
Chicago, IL, December 9, 1951
4631Hit The Road Again
4632Gin Drinkin' Baby

Mer. 8266   Memphis Slim - No Mail Blues / Gonna Need My Help Someday

Nelson Berry, Neil Green, tenor sax, vocals; Memphis Slim, piano, vocals; Henry Taylor, bass; Oscar Larkin, drums.
Chicago, IL, November 16, 1951
4542No Mail Blues
4543Gonna Need My Help Someday

Mer. 8267   Dinah Washington - Wheel Of Fortune / Tell Me Why

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
4731-9BWheel Of Fortune
4732-5Tell Me Why
** also issued on Mercury 8267x45.

Mer. 8268   Joe Thomas - Everybody Loves My Baby / Blue Tango

Joe Thomas, tenor sax, vocals #1, tenor sax #2; unknown, sax, piano, bass, drums; unidentified female vocal trio, #1.
NYC, 1952
1. 4832Everybody Loves My Baby
2. 4833Blue Tango (instrumental)

Mer. 8269   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
** also issued on Mercury 8269x45.

Mer. 8271   Big Bill Broonzy - Hey Hey / Walkin' Down A Lonesome Road

Ransom Knowling, bass; Big Bill Broonzy, vocals, guitar.
Chicago, IL, November 8, 1951
4521-2Hey Hey
4525-1Walkin' Down A Lonesome Road

Mer. 8272   Paul Quinichette - I'll Always Be In Love With You / Sequel

Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Count Basie, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.
Fulton Recording, NYC, January 30, 1952
4820-4I'll Always Be In Love With You
4821-2Sequel

Mer. 8273   Johnny Otis - One Nighter Blues / Goomp Blues

Don Johnson, Gerald Wilson, trumpet; John Pettigrew, George Washington, trombone; Floyd Turnham, alto sax; Lorenzo Hoderness, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Curtis Lowe, baritone sax; Devonia Williams, piano; Pete Lewis, guitar; Mario Delegarde, bass; Leard Bell, drums; Emanuel "Gaucho" Vaharandes, congas; Johnny Otis, vocals, vibes, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 26, 1951
4717-1One Nighter Blues
4718-1Goomp Blues

Mer. 8277   Sunnyland Slim - Hit The Road Again / Gin Drinkin' Baby

Sunnyland Slim, piano, vocals; Robert Lockwood Jr., guitar; Moody Jones, bass; Alfred "Big Man" Wallace, drums.
Chicago, IL, December 9, 1951
4629Ain't Nothing But A Child
4630Brown Skinned Woman

Mer. 8279   Beryl Booker - A Handful Of Stars / You Better Go Now

Don Elliott, mellophone, vibes; Budd Johnson, tenor, baritone sax; Beryl Booker, piano #1, piano, vocals #2; Slam Stewart, bass; Charlie Smith, drums.
NYC, January 3, 1952
1. 4724A Handful Of Stars
2. 4727You Better Go Now

Mer. 8281   Memphis Slim - The Question / Never Let Me Love

Purcell Brockenborough, Neil Green, tenor sax; Memphis Slim, piano, vocals; Ransom Knowling, bass; Oscar Larkin, drums; Terry Timmons, vocals.
Chicago, IL, September 10, 1951
4195The Question
Nelson Berry, Neil Green, tenor sax; Memphis Slim, piano, vocals; John Frazier, bass; Oscar Larkin, drums.
Chicago, IL, October 1, 1951
4239Never Let Me Love

Mer. 8284   Big Bill Broonzy - Mopper's Blues / I Know She Will

Ransom Knowling, bass; Big Bill Broonzy, vocals, guitar.
Chicago, IL, November 8, 1951
4526Mopper's Blues
4527I Know She Will

Mer. 8287   Paul Quinichette - Shad Roe / The Hook

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Dicky Wells, trombone; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Count Basie, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.
Fulton Recording, NYC, January 30, 1952
4815-6Shad Roe
4818-6The Hook

Mer. 8290   James Moody - Until The Real Thing Comes Along / Hey Jim

Dave Burns, trumpet; Donald Cole, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax; Numa Moore, baritone sax; Sadik Hakim, piano; unknown, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Babs Gonzales, vocals #2.
NYC, May 21, 1952
1. 9163Until The Real Thing Comes Along
2. 9164Hey Jim
** also issued on Mercury 8290x45.

Mer. 8292   Dinah Washington - Pillow Blues / Double Dealing Daddy

unknown, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; unknown, guitar; Keter Betts, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified brass.
Chicago, IL, May 6, 1952
9220-8Pillow Blues
9222-3Double Dealing Daddy

Mer. 8294   Dinah Washington - My Song / Half As Much

Clark Terry, trumpet; Russell Procope, alto sax, clarinet; Paul Gonsalves, tenor sax; Beryl Booker, piano; unknown, guitar; Keter Betts, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, summer 1952
9247-4My Song
9248-6Half As Much

Mer. 8297   Beryl Booker - Stay As Sweet As You Are / Love Is The Thing

Beryl Booker, piano; John Collins, guitar; Oscar Pettiford, bass.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, March 13, 1952
4979Stay As Sweet As You Are
4980-5Love Is The Thing