Mercury Records Catalog: Limelight 45 rpm 1000/2000/3000/3050 series

Limelight 1000 series (7 inch 45 rpm)

Y-1000   Richard Macadou - These Young Girls / Vacations's Over

no details.

Y-1001   Royce Porter - Our Perfect Romance / Yes I Do

no details.

Y-1002   Fred Neil - You Ain't Treatin' Me Right / Go Downtown

no details.

Y-1003   The Buffalos - Jibber-Jabber / Suzy

no details.

Limelight 2000 series (7 inch 45 rpm)

Y-2000   Tony Thomas - Old Enough To Know / Stuck On You

no details.

Y-2001   Gary Shelton (Jerry Shelton) - My Hero / Don't Send Me Away

no details.

Y-2002   The Harris Sisters - Don't Let Me Fall In Love / Happiness

no details.

Y-2003   Paul Wyatt - How Many Moons / Be Anything But Don't Be Sorry

no details.

Y-2004   Doug Harden - The Storm / Foolin' Me

no details.

Y-2005   The Blanders - Desert Sands / Jitterbug

no details.

Limelight 3000 series (7 inch 45 rpm)

Y-3000x45   The Chimes - Cry, Cry Baby / Angel Child

no details.

Y-3001x45   Jackie Cray - Maybelle / I Want You Baby

no details.

Y-3002x45   The Chimes - Du Wap / Stop, Look And Listen

no details.

Y-3003x45   Fox Hall - My Baby Left Me / Do The Rock 'N Roll

no details.

Y-3004x45   Teddy Phillips - Melancholy Moods / My Memories Of You

no details.

Y-3005x45   Freddie Robinson - Not Like Now / Five Feet Of Lovin'

no details.

Limelight 3050 series (7 inch 45 rpm)

L-3051   Dizzy Gillespie - Poor Joe / Fiesta Mojo

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano; Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, drums; Kansas Fields, percussion.
Chicago, IL, November 5, 1964
34076Poor Joe
Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano; Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, drums; Kansas Fields, percussion.
Chicago, IL, November 6, 1964
34832Fiesta Mo-Jo (45 rpm edit)

L-3052   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Faith / One For Gamal

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; John Gilmore, tenor sax; John Hicks, piano; Victor Sproles, bass; Art Blakey, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 14, 16 & 25, 1964
31707Faith
31710One For Gamal

L-3053   Chet Baker - Baby Breeze / The Touch Of Your Lips

Chet Baker, flugelhorn; Frank Srozier, alto sax, flute; Phil Urso, tenor sax, arranger; Hal Galper, piano; Michael Fleming, bass; Charlie Rice, drums.
NYC, November 14, 1964
34085-5Baby Breeze
Bob James, piano; Michael Fleming, bass; Charlie Rice, drums; Chet Baker, vocals.
NYC, November 20, 1964
34106-9The Touch Of Your Lips

L-3054   Clifford Brown - Daahoud / Embraceable You

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Richie Powell, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1954
10880Daahoud
Clifford Brown, trumpet; Richie Powell, piano; Barry Galbraith, guitar; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums; 6 violins, 2 violas, 1 cello, Neal Hefti, arranger, conductor.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 20, 1955
11124-6Embraceable You

L-3055   Cannonball Adderley - Limehouse Blues / Stars Fell On Alabama

Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax #1; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Universal Recording, Studio B, Chicago, IL, February 3, 1959
1. 20487Limehouse Blues (45 rpm edit)
2. 20488Stars Fell On Alabama (45 rpm edit)
** reissue of Mercury 71712.

L-3056   Oscar Peterson - March Past / Place St. Henri

Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.
NYC, September 9, 1964
33859March Past
33861Place St. Henri

L-3057   Milt Jackson - Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye / Project "S"

Jimmy Heath, flute, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; McCoy Tyner, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Connie Kay, drums.
NYC, December 9, 1964
35134Project "S" (45 rpm edit)
Milt Jackson, vibes; McCoy Tyner, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Connie Kay, drums.
NYC, December 28, 1964
34777Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye

L-3058   Roland Kirk - A Quote From Clifford Brown / Serenade To A Cuckoo

no details.

L-3059   The Three Sounds - Justerini / Hittin' The Jug

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums; with Milt Bernhart, Gil Falco, Lew McCreary, George Oliver, Tommy Shepherd, Kenny Shroyer, trombone.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 24 & 25 & March 25, 1965
35801Hittin' The Jug (45 rpm edit)
31753Justerini

L-3060   Les McCann - Jack V. Schwartz / But Not Really

Les McCann, piano, vocals; Victor Gaskin, bass; Paul Humphrey, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December, 1964
36385But Not Really (45 rpm edit)
36384Jack V. Schwartz (45 rpm edit)

L-3061   Gerry Mulligan - King Of The Road / Downtown

Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Johnny Gray, guitar; Jimmy Bond, bass; Hal Blaine, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 26, 27 & 28, 1965
35824King Of The Road
35825Downtown

L-3062   Oscar Peterson - The Smudge / Lovers' Promenade

no details.

L-3063   Chet Baker - There Is No Greater Love / You're My Thrill

no details.

L-3064   Earl Hines - Tea For Two / Honeysuckle Rose

Earl Hines, piano; George Tucker, bass; Oliver Jackson Jr., drums.
"Village Vanguard", NYC, March 14, 1965
36787Honeysuckle Rose (edited version from 36294)
36786Tea For Two (edited version from 36296)

L-3065   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Soul Finger / Buh's Bossa

no details.

L-3066   Les McCann - Green, Green Rocky Road / The Great City

no details.

L-3067   not used

L-3068   The Three Sounds - Theme From "Skyscraper" / Hot Cha

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums; with unidentified large orchestra, Julian Lee, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, July, 1965
35834Theme From "Skyscraper"
same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, August, 1965
35840Hot Cha

L-3069   Milt Jackson - Turquoise / Name Sake

James Moody, flute, vocals; Milt Jackson, vibes; Cedar Walton, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Otis "Candy" Finch, drums.
"The Museum Of Modern Art", NYC, August 12, 1965
37120Turquoise (45 rpm edit)
37121Name Sake (45 rpm edit)

L-3070   Roland Kirk - Mystical Dream / no info

no details.

L-3071   Dizzy Gillespie - The Chains / The Sword

no details.

L-3072   Oscar Peterson - Straighten Up And Fly Right / When My Sugar Walks Down The Street

Oscar Peterson, piano, vocals; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, October 28, 1965
35910Straighten Up And Fly Right
John Frosk, Joe Newman, trumpet; Ernie Royal, Daniel Stiles, trumpet, flugelhorn; Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, J.J. Johnson, trombone; Tony Studd, bass trombone; Seldon Powell, Jerome Richardson, tenor, bass flute; Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods, alto sax; Marvin Holladay, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Oscar Peterson, piano, vocals; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
A&R Studios, NYC, November 13, 1965
37145When My Sugar Walks Down The Street

L-3073   Roland Kirk - Nothing But The Truth / Walk On By

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Martin Banks, flugelhorn; Garnett Brown, trombone, arranger; Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, bagpipes, piccolo, baritone sax, siren; Horace Parlan, piano, celeste #1, vibes #2; Eddie Mathias, bass; Sonny Brown, drums; Montego Joe, congas; Manuel Ramos, percussion; unidentified choir, #2; Coleridge Perkinson, conductor #2.
NYC, November 16 & 17, 1965
1. 37168Walk On By
2. 37173Nothing But The Truth

L-3074   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Buttercorn Lady / The Theme

no details.

L-3075   The Three Sounds - Downtown / Mohair Sam

no details.

L-3076   Dizzy Gillespie - Winchester Cathedral / The Song Is Ended

no details.

L-3077   Les McCann - Bucket Of Grease / All

no details.

L-3078   Les McCann - Caper Of The Golden Bulls / Loves Of July

no details.

L-3079   Dizzy Gillespie - Don't Throw Your Back Outa Whack / N.A.T.R.A.

no details.

L-3080   not used

L-3081   Les McCann - The Shout, Part 1 & 2

no details.

L-3082   The Hip Sound - Too Much / Far Out

no details.

L-3083   The Mecki Mark Men - Sweet Movin' / Love Feeling

no details.

L-3084   Childe Harold - Brink Of Death / Anne, With Love

no details.

L-3085   The Electrosoniks - no info

no details.

L-3086   Paul Bley - Mr. Joy / El Cordobes

Paul Bley, piano; Gary Peacock, bass; Billy Elgart, drums.
"University Of Washington", Seattle, WA, May 10, 11 & 12, 1968
42690El Cordobes (45 rpm edit)
42915Mr. Joy (45 rpm edit)

L-3087   The Electronic Concept Orchestra - no info

no details.

L-3088   The Sound Of Feeling - Hurdy Gurdy Man / Along Came Sam

Joe Roccisano, flute, soprano, alto sax, percussion; Fred Katz, cello; Gayle Levant, harp; Emil Richards, vibes, percussion; Paul Beaver, synthesizer; Ray Neapolitan, Dave Parlato, bass; Maurice Miller, drums; Gary David, vocals, piano, arranger; Alyce Andrece, Rhae Andrece, vocals, arranger.
November, 1968 or January, 1969
43494Hurdy Gurdy Man (45 rpm edit)
43495Along Came Sam (45 rpm edit)

L-3089   Melvin Jackson - Funky Skull, Part 1 & 2

no details.

L-3090   The Electronic Concept Orchestra - Aquarius / Grazing In The Grass

Eddie Higgins, piano, synthesizer, electric harpsichord, electric piano, Clavinet, Echoplex, electronic organ; Jimmy Dondlinger, electric, acoustic guitar; Denny Roche, Fender bass; Mike Tegza, drums; Morris Jennings, drums, conga drums; Phil Thomas, conga drums.
RCA Studios, Chicago, IL, Universal Recording, Chicago, IL & DB Studios, Chicago, IL, 1969
Aquarius
Grazing In The Grass

L-3091   The Electronic Concept Orchestra - Je T'Aime... Moi Non Plus / Rock Me

Eddie Higgins, piano, synthesizer, electric harpsichord, electric piano, Clavinet, Echoplex, electronic organ; Jimmy Dondlinger, electric, acoustic guitar; Denny Roche, Fender bass; Mike Tegza, drums; Morris Jennings, drums, conga drums; Phil Thomas, conga drums.: same session.
RCA Studios, Chicago, IL, Universal Recording, Chicago, IL & DB Studios, Chicago, IL, 1969
Rock Me
Eddie Higgins, Bob Schiff, synthesizer, electric piano; Phil Upchurch, electric guitar; Morris Jennings, drums; and others.
Je T'aime... Moi Non Plus