Mercury Records Discography: 1947

1947

Red Rodney's Be-Boppers

Red Rodney, trumpet; Allen Eager, tenor sax; Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; Al Haig, piano; Chubby Jackson, bass; Tiny Kahn, drums.
NYC, January 29, 1947
HL196-2All God's Chillun Got RhythmMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL196-5-EmArcy MG 36016; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL197-1ElevationKeynote K670; Mercury EP-1-3100; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL198-2Fine And DandyMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL198-3-Keynote K670; Mercury EP-1-3100; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL199-2The Goof And IMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL199-4-EmArcy MG 36016; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 36016   Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s
* EmArcy MG 26001   Various Artists - The Young At Bop
* Mercury EP-1-3100   Various Artists - Parade Of The Bopers, Volume 7
* Keynote K670   Red Rodney - Elevation / Fine And Dandy
= Keynote K140   Red Rodney, Neal Hefti - Be-Bop

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

Al Killian, Irving Lewis, Everett McDonald, Shorty Rogers, trumpet; Art Robey, trumpet, vocals; Frank Bradley, Burt Johnson, Tommy Pederson, Phil Washburne, trombone; Gus McReynolds, Frank Papalardo, alto sax; Kurt Bloom, Don Raffell, tenor sax; Charlie Barnet, tenor, soprano, alto sax; Bob Dawes, baritone sax; Billy Miller, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ed Mihelich, bass; George Jenkins, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, February 3, 1947
AP3095Power SteeringClef MGC 165; Verve MGV 2031
AP3096 | 745-1Blue LouApollo 1082; Mercury 8980, MGC 114; Verve MGV 2007
AP3097Juice Head BabyApollo 1082; Clef MGC 164; Verve MGV 2031
AP3099CaravanMonogram 116
AP3100Darktown Strutters' Ball-
* Verve MGV 2031   Charlie Barnet - For Dancing Lovers
* Verve MGV 2007   Charlie Barnet - Dance Bash
* Clef MGC 165   Charlie Barnet - Dance Session #1
* Mercury MGC 114; Clef MGC 114   Charlie Barnet Plays Charlie Barnet
* Clef MGC 164   Charlie Barnet - Dance Session #2
* Apollo 1082   Charlie Barnet - Blue Lou / Juice Head Baby
* Mercury 8980, 8980x45; Clef 8980, 8980x45   Charlie Barnet - Blue Lou / Deep Purple
* Monogram 116; Apollo 1070   Charlie Barnet - Caravan / Darktown Strutters' Ball

Dinah Washington With Chubby Jackson Orchestra

Tony Aless, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Chubby Jackson, bass; Dinah Washington, vocals; and others.
NYC, March 25 or April 15, 1947
761Mean And Evil Bluesrejected
762You Satisfy-
763-3Stairway To The StarsMercury 8035, MG 25138, MG 20119
764-3I Want To Be LovedMercury 8035, (J) 18PJ-10223/26
* Mercury MG 20119   Dinah Washington - Music For A First Love
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10223/26   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 7 - 1961
* Mercury MG 25138   Dynamic Dinah! - The Great Voice Of Dinah Washington
* Mercury 8035   Dinah Washington - Stairway To The Stars / I Want To Be Loved

Charlie Ventura And His All-American Sextet

Charlie Chavers, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Charlie Ventura, soprano, tenor sax; Ralph Burns, piano; Bill DeArango, guitar; Chubby Jackson, bass; Dave Tough, drums; Buddy Stewart, vocals.
NYC, March, 1947
NSC236SynthesisNational 9036; EmArcy EP-1-6047, MG 26028; Regent MG 6064
NSC237Soothe MeNational 9043; Regent MG 6064
NSC238Blue ChampagneNational 9036; EmArcy MG 36015; Regent MG 6064
NSC239Stop And GoNational 9066; EmArcy EP-1-6046, MG 26028; Regent MG 6064
* Regent MG 6064; Savoy MG 12202   Charlie Ventura, Kai Winding - East Of Suez
* EmArcy MG 36015; Universal (J) UCCM-9118   Charlie Ventura - Jumping With Ventura
* EmArcy MG 26028   Charlie Ventura - F.Y.I.
* EmArcy EP-1-6047   Charlie Ventura - Ventura's Venture
* EmArcy EP-1-6046   Charlie Ventura - F.Y.I.
* National 9036   Charlie Ventura - Blue Champagne / Synthesis
* National 9043   Charlie Ventura - Soothe Me / Eleven Sixty
* National 9066   Charlie Ventura - Stop And Go / Jackie And Roy - Pina Colada

Helen Humes With Buck Clayton's Orchestra

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 PapaMercury 8047, 314 528 292-2
860Blue And SentimentalMercury 8047
861-2I Just Refuse To Sing The BluesMercury 8056
862-3They Raided The Joint-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8047   Helen Humes - Jet Propelled Papa / Blue And Sentimental
* Mercury 8056   Helen Humes - I Just Refuse To Sing The Blues / They Raided The Joint

Billy Eckstine And His Octet

Ray Linn, trumpet; Gerald Vlentine, trombone; Sonny Criss, alto sax; Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Warren Bracken, piano; unknown, guitar; Shifty Henry, bass; Tim Kennedy, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocals, valve trombone.
Los Angeles, CA, April 21, 1947
NSC257All Of MeNational 9041; EmArcy EP-1-6116, MG 36010; Regent MG 6052; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC258Where Are YouEmArcy EP-1-6045, MG 36030; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC259Prelude To A KissEmArcy EP-1-6115, MG 36010; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC260She's Got The Blues For SaleNational 9041; EmArcy EP-1-6040, MG 26025, MG 36029; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC261What's NewNational 9096; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC262Serenade In BlueNational 9132; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC263In My SolitudeNational 9086; EmArcy EP-1-6115, MG 36010; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC264Sophisticated LadyNational 9049; EmArcy EP-1-6115, MG 36010; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
* EmArcy MG 36010   Billy Eckstine - I Surrender, Dear
* Regent MG 6052   Billy Eckstine - Prisoner Of Love
* Savoy SJL 1127   Billy Eckstine Sings
* EmArcy MG 36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* Regent MG 6054   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream
* Regent MG 6053   Billy Eckstine - The Duke, The Blues And Me
* EmArcy MG 36029   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band
* Regent MG 6058   Billy Eckstine - You Call It Madness
* EmArcy MG 26025   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* EmArcy EP-1-6116   Billy Eckstine - no info
* EmArcy EP-1-6045   Billy Eckstine - Mood For Love
* EmArcy EP-1-6115   Billy Eckstine - no info
* EmArcy EP-1-6040   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* National 9041   Billy Eckstine - All Of Me / She's Got The Blues For Sale
* National 9096   Billy Eckstine - What's New / There Are Such Things
* National 9132   Billy Eckstine - Cool Breeze / Serenade In Blue
* National 9086   Billy Eckstine - Solitude / I Do, Do You
* National 9049   Billy Eckstine - The Jitney Man / Sophisticated Lady

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson And His Orchestra

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 BluesMercury 8051
922Railroad Porter's BluesMercury 8060, 314 528 292-2
923-2Gonna Send You Back Where I Got You FromMercury 8051, 314 528 292-2
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8051   Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - Luxury Tax Blues / Gonna Send You Back Where I Got You From
* Mercury 8060   Eddie Vinson - King For A Day Blues / Railroad Porter's Blues

The Trenier Twins With Gene Gilbeaux Orchestra

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 MeanMercury 8078
1024-1|1058I Miss You SoMercury 8058
1025-1Hey, Sister Lucy!Mercury 8058, 314 528 292-2
1026-1No, Baby, No!Mercury 8071
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8078   The Trenier Twins - Ain't She Mean / It's A Quiet Town (In Crossbone County)
* Mercury 8058   The Trenier Twins - Hey, Sister Lucy! / I Miss You So
* Mercury 8071   The Trenier Twins - No, Baby, No! / Oooh! Look-a There, Ain't She Pretty

Lennie Tristano Trio

Lennie Tristano, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Bob Leininger, bass.
NYC, May 23, 1947
KH200Blue BoyKeynote K681; EmArcy MG 36016, EP-1-6130, DEM 2; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086; Classics (F) 1184
KH201AtonementKeynote K681; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086; Classics (F) 1184
KH202-1Coolin' Off With UlanovKeynote K680; EmArcy MG 36016, EP-1-6130; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086; Classics (F) 1184
KH202-2-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086
* EmArcy MG 36016   Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s
* EmArcy DEM 2   Various Artists - Jazz Of Two Decades
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Indigo IGO CD 2086   Lennie Tristano - Out On A Limb
* Classics (F) 1184   Lennie Tristano 1946-1947
* EmArcy EP-1-6130   Various Artists - Advance Guard Of The '40s
* Keynote K681   Lennie Tristano - Blue Boy / Atonement
* Keynote K680   Lennie Tristano - I Surrender, Dear / Coolin' Off With Ulanov

Gene Ammons And His Sextet

Gail Brockman, trumpet; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; James Craig, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Chuck Williams, drums; George Stone, arranger.
Chicago, IL, June 19, 1947
848ConcentrationEmArcy MG 26031, EP-1-6052; Wing MGW 12156; EmArcy EMS 2-400
849-1Red TopMercury 8048; EmArcy EMS 2-400
9677Red Top (vocal overdub)Mercury 70139; EmArcy MG 26031, EP-1-6053; Wing MGW 12156; EmArcy EMS 2-400
850-1IdahoMercury 8048, 70139; EmArcy MG 26031, EP-1-6052; Wing MGW 12156; EmArcy EMS 2-400
* Wing MGW 12156   Gene Ammons - Light, Bluesy, And Moody
* EmArcy EMS 2-400   Gene Ammons - Jug Sessions
* EmArcy MG 26031   Gene Ammons - With Or Without
* EmArcy EP-1-6052   Gene Ammons - With Or Without
* EmArcy EP-1-6053   Gene Ammons - Red Top
* Mercury 8048   Gene Ammons - Red Top / Idaho
* Mercury 70139, 70139x45   Gene Ammons - Red Top / Idaho

Dinah Washington With Dave Young Orchestra

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 SatisfyMercury 8102, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
926-2Fool That I AmMercury 8050, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
927-1There's Got To Be A ChangeMercury 8061, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
928-1Mean And Evil BluesMercury 8050, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Mercury 8102   Dinah Washington - You Satisfy / Laughing Boy
* Mercury 8050   Dinah Washington - Fool That I Am / Mean And Evil Blues
* Mercury 8061   Dinah Washington - There's Got To Be A Change / Early In The Morning

Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings

Marvin Randolph, trumpet #1-4; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; Al Burroughs, drums.
Chicago, IL, August 6, 1947
1. 929-2St. Louis BluesMercury 8053, A 8053x45, MG 25012, EP-1-3044; EmArcy EMS 2-400
2. 929-3St. Louis Blues (alternate take)Mercury 8053 (alt.)
3. 930-1Shufflin' The BoogieMercury 8053, A 8053x45, MG 25012; EmArcy EMS 2-400
4. 930-2-Mercury 8053 (alt.)
5. 931-1S.P. BluesMercury 8063, MG 25012; EmArcy EMS 2-400
6. 932-1HiroshimaMercury 8063
* EmArcy EMS 2-400   Gene Ammons - Jug Sessions
* Mercury MG 25012   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury EP-1-3044   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury 8053   Albert Ammons - St. Louis Blues / Shufflin' The Boogie
* Mercury 8053 (alt.)   Albert Ammons - St. Louis Blues / Shufflin' The Boogie (some pressings)
* Mercury 8063   Albert Ammons - S.P. Blues / Hiroshima
* Mercury A 8053x45   no information

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

James Campbell, Joe Graves, Dave Nichols, Jimmy Nottingham, Clark Terry, trumpet; Walt Benson, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito, trombone; Frank Papalardo, Walt Weidler, alto sax; Kurt Bloom, Jack Henderson, tenor sax; Charlie Barnet, tenor, soprano, alto sax; Bob Dawes, baritone sax; Bill Miller, piano; Bob Bain, guitar; Frank Siravo, bass; Dick Shanahan, drums; Bunny Briggs, Jean Louise, vocals.
NYC, August 25, 1947
AP3130East Side, West SideMonogram 131; Clef MGC 164; Verve MGV 2031
AP3131My Old Flame-
AP3132SleepClef MGC 165; Verve MGV 2031
AP3133 | 741-1Jubilee JumpApollo 1092; Mercury 8982, MGC 114; Verve MGV 2007
* Verve MGV 2031   Charlie Barnet - For Dancing Lovers
* Verve MGV 2007   Charlie Barnet - Dance Bash
* Clef MGC 164   Charlie Barnet - Dance Session #2
* Clef MGC 165   Charlie Barnet - Dance Session #1
* Mercury MGC 114; Clef MGC 114   Charlie Barnet Plays Charlie Barnet
* Monogram 131; Apollo 1084   Charlie Barnet - East Side, West Side / My Old Flame
* Apollo 1092   Charlie Barnet - Jubilee Jump / Deep Purple
* Mercury 8982, 8982x45; Clef 8982, 8982x45   Charlie Barnet - Jubilee Jump / Southern Fried

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

James Campbell, Joe Graves, Dave Nichols, Jimmy Nottingham, Clark Terry, trumpet; Walt Benson, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito, trombone; Frank Papalardo, Walt Weidler, alto sax; Kurt Bloom, Jack Henderson, tenor sax; Charlie Barnet, tenor, soprano, alto sax; Bob Dawes, baritone sax; Bill Miller, piano; Bob Bain, guitar; Frank Siravo, bass; Dick Shanahan, drums.: omit Briggs, Louise.
Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1947
AP3155MoodsApollo 786; Clef MGC 165; Verve MGV 2031
AP3156Budandy-
AP3157 | 744-2Deep PurpleApollo 1092; Mercury 8980, MGC 114; Verve MGV 2007
* Verve MGV 2031   Charlie Barnet - For Dancing Lovers
* Verve MGV 2007   Charlie Barnet - Dance Bash
* Clef MGC 165   Charlie Barnet - Dance Session #1
* Mercury MGC 114; Clef MGC 114   Charlie Barnet Plays Charlie Barnet
* Apollo 786   Charlie Barnet - Moods / Budandy
* Apollo 1092   Charlie Barnet - Jubilee Jump / Deep Purple
* Mercury 8980, 8980x45; Clef 8980, 8980x45   Charlie Barnet - Blue Lou / Deep Purple

Charlie Ventura And His Great Combo

Kai Winding, trombone; Charlie Ventura, tenor sax; Lou Stein, piano; Bob Carter, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Buddy Stewart, vocals #1,2.
NYC, September 11, 1947
1. NSC265Pennies From HeavenNational 9077; EmArcy EP-1-6047, MG 26028; Regent MG 6064
2. NSC266Eleven SixtyNational 9043; EmArcy EP-1-6133, MG 36015; Regent MG 6064
3. NSC267East Of SuezNational 9048; EmArcy EP-1-6131, MG 36038, DEM 2; Regent MG 6064
4. NSC268Baby, Baby All The TimeNational 9057; EmArcy MG 36015; Regent MG 6064
* Regent MG 6064; Savoy MG 12202   Charlie Ventura, Kai Winding - East Of Suez
* EmArcy MG 36015; Universal (J) UCCM-9118   Charlie Ventura - Jumping With Ventura
* EmArcy MG 36038   Various Artists - Boning Up The 'Bones
* EmArcy DEM 2   Various Artists - Jazz Of Two Decades
* EmArcy MG 26028   Charlie Ventura - F.Y.I.
* EmArcy EP-1-6047   Charlie Ventura - Ventura's Venture
* EmArcy EP-1-6133   Charlie Ventura - Jumping With Ventura
* EmArcy EP-1-6131   Various Artists - Boning Up On 'Bones
* National 9077   Charlie Ventura - Pennies From Heaven / Jackie And Roy - Deed I Do
* National 9043   Charlie Ventura - Soothe Me / Eleven Sixty
* National 9048   Charlie Ventura - I'll Never Be The Same / East Of Suez
* National 9057   Charlie Ventura - Baby, Baby All The Time / I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles

Dinah Washington With Rudy Martin Trio

Rudy Martin, piano, celeste; Bill Settles, bass; unknown, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, fall 1947
965Since I Fell For YouMercury 8057, MG 20585, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
966-2West Side BabyMercury 8079, MG 20585; Wing MGW 12223-W
967You Can Depend On MeMercury 8057, MG 20585; Wing MGW 12223-W
968Early In The MorningMercury 8061, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
* Mercury MG 20585   Dinah Washington - Dinah Might Blues (not released)
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Wing MGW 12223-W, SRW 16223-W   Dinah Washington Sings
* Mercury 8057   Dinah Washington - Since I Fell For You / You Can Depend On Me
* Mercury 8079   Dinah Washington - West Side Baby / Walkin' And Talkin'
* Mercury 8061   Dinah Washington - There's Got To Be A Change / Early In The Morning

Gene Ammons Sextet With Earl Coleman

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 SproutMercury 8062; EmArcy MG 26031, EP-1-6052; Wing MGW 12156; EmArcy EMS 2-400
2. 1134-2Hold That MoneyMercury 8062; EmArcy MG 26031, EP-1-6053; Wing MGW 12156; EmArcy EMS 2-400; Mercury 314 528 292-2
3. 1135-2ShermanskiMercury 8096; EmArcy MG 26031, EP-1-6052; Wing MGW 12156; EmArcy EMS 2-400
4. 1136-1Harold The FoxMercury 8123; EmArcy MG 26031, EP-1-6053, EMS 2-400
* Wing MGW 12156   Gene Ammons - Light, Bluesy, And Moody
* EmArcy EMS 2-400   Gene Ammons - Jug Sessions
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* EmArcy MG 26031   Gene Ammons - With Or Without
* EmArcy EP-1-6052   Gene Ammons - With Or Without
* EmArcy EP-1-6053   Gene Ammons - Red Top
* Mercury 8062   Gene Ammons - McDougal's Sprout / Hold That Money
* Mercury 8096   Gene Ammons - Shermanski / E.A.A.K. Blues
* Mercury 8123   Gene Ammons - Harold The Fox / Jeet Jet

Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer's Orchestra

Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA?, November 8, 1947
1129Cherie I Love YouMercury 1112, 1178, MG 25024 (alt.), EP-1-3047, MG 20080
1130I've Only Myself To BlameMercury 5096; Wing MGW 12158, MGW 12158-W
1131ShineMercury 5091, 1433x45, MG 25007, EP-1-3021, MG 20085, MG 20587, C 30017x45; Wing MGW 12110, MGW 12110-W
1132We'll Be Together AgainMercury 5091, 1433x45, MG 25007, EP-1-3021, EP-1-3047, MG 20080
* Mercury MG 20080; Wing MGW 12202   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Wing MGW 12158   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues
* Wing MGW 12158-W, SRW 16158-W   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues
* Mercury MG 20085   Frankie Laine - Concert Date
* Mercury MG 20587, SR 60587   Frankie Laine's Golden Hits
* Wing MGW 12110   Frankie Laine - Sings All Time Favorites
* Wing MGW 12110-W, SRW 16110-W   Frankie Laine - Sings All Time Favorites
* Mercury MG 25024 (alt.), MG 25040   Frankie Laine
* Mercury MG 25007   Frankie Laine - Favorites
* Mercury EP-1-3047   Presenting Frankie Laine
* Mercury EP-1-3021   Frankie Laine Favorites
* Mercury 1433x45   Frankie Laine - Shine / We'll Be Together Again
= Mercury A 165x45   Frankie Laine Favorites
* Mercury 1112   Frankie Laine - Cherie I Love You / Our Dream
= Mercury A 59   Frankie Laine - Meet Me At Midnight
* Mercury 1178, 1178x45   Frankie Laine - Cherie I Love You / I'm In The Mood For Love
= Mercury A 81   Frankie Laine
* Mercury 5096   Frankie Laine - I've Only Myself To Blame / But Beautiful
* Mercury 5091   Frankie Laine - Shine / We'll Be Together Again
* Mercury C 30017x45   no information

Dinah Washington With Rudy Martin Trio

Rudy Martin, piano; possibly Hurley Ramey, guitar; Bill Settles, bass; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, November 13, 1947
1224No More Lonely Gal BluesMercury 8072, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1225-2Walkin' And Talkin'Mercury 8079; EmArcy 814 184-1; Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1226Ain't Misbehavin'Mercury 8072, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1227What Can I Say After I Say I'm SorryMercury 8133, 1341x45, MG 25138, MG 20119
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* EmArcy 814 184-1   Dinah Washington - A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side)
* Mercury MG 20119   Dinah Washington - Music For A First Love
* Mercury MG 25138   Dynamic Dinah! - The Great Voice Of Dinah Washington
* Mercury 1341x45   Dinah Washington - Embraceable You / What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry
= Mercury A 135x45   Dynamic Dinah - The Great Voice Of Dinah Washington
* Mercury 8072   Dinah Washington - No More Lonely Gal Blues / Ain' Misbehavin'
* Mercury 8079   Dinah Washington - West Side Baby / Walkin' And Talkin'
* Mercury 8133   Dinah Washington - What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry / Pete

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

James Campbell, Joe Graves, Jimmy Nottingham, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry, trumpet; Walt Benson, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito, trombone; Walter Weidler, Wolfgang Weidler, alto sax; Kurt Bloom, Bud Shank, tenor sax; Charlie Barnet, tenor, soprano, alto sax; Bob Dawes, baritone sax; Claude Williamson, piano; unknown, guitar; Don Totsi, bass; Dick Shanahan, drums; Bunny Briggs, vocals; Billy May, arranger.
NYC, November 30, 1947
AP3194 | 746-2Southern FriedApollo 1107; Mercury 8982, MGC 114; Verve MGV 2007
AP3195Little John OrdinaryApollo 1107; Clef MGC 165; Verve MGV 2031
AP3196 | 742-1Charleston AlleyApollo 1105; Mercury 8981, MGC 114; Verve MGV 2007
AP3197 | 743-3Gal From Joe'sApollo 1106; Mercury 8979, MGC 114; Verve MGV 2007
AP3198Rockin' In RhythmApollo 1106; Clef MGC 165; Verve MGV 2031
AP3199Pompton TurnpikeApollo 1105; Clef MGC 165; Verve MGV 2031
Dirty Rotten ShameApollo 792
Blue Moon-
* Verve MGV 2007   Charlie Barnet - Dance Bash
* Verve MGV 2031   Charlie Barnet - For Dancing Lovers
* Mercury MGC 114; Clef MGC 114   Charlie Barnet Plays Charlie Barnet
* Clef MGC 165   Charlie Barnet - Dance Session #1
* Apollo 1107   Charlie Barnet - Little John Ordinary / Southern Fried
* Mercury 8982, 8982x45; Clef 8982, 8982x45   Charlie Barnet - Jubilee Jump / Southern Fried
* Apollo 1105   Charlie Barnet - Charleston Alley / Pompton Turnpike
* Mercury 8981, 8981x45; Clef 8981, 8981x45   Charlie Barnet - Charleston Alley / Cherokee
* Apollo 1106   Charlie Barnet - Gal From Joe's / Rockin' In Rhythm
* Mercury 8979, 8979x45; Clef 8979, 8979x45   Charlie Barnet - Gal From Joe's / Skyliner
* Apollo 792   Charlie Barnet - Dirty Rotten Shame / Blue Moon

Albert Ammons

Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar #1; Israel Crosby, bass; Jump Jackson, drums.
Chicago, IL, late 1947
1. 1281MargieMercury 8205
2. 1362-2Tuxedo BoogieMercury 8087
3. 1363-1Mr. Bell BoogieMercury 8115
4. 1363-3Mr. Bell Boogie (alternate take)Sphinx M 18
5. 1364-2Bear Den BoogieMercury 8087
6. 1365Rhythm BoogieMercury 8242
* Sphinx M 18   Albert Ammons - no info
* Mercury 8205   Albert Ammons - Red Sails In The Sunset / Margie
* Mercury 8087   Albert Ammons - Tuxedo Boogie / Bear Den Boogie
* Mercury 8115   Albert Ammons - Lady Be Good / Mr. Bell Boogie
* Mercury 8242   Albert Ammons - Rhythm Boogie / When You And I Were Young, Maggie

Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings

Albert Ammons, piano; Ike Perkins, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass; unknown, drums.
Chicago, IL, late 1947
1169Roses Of PicardyMercury 8140
1170-2The Sheik Of ArabyMercury 8070, A 8070x45, MG 25012
1170-3The Sheik Of Araby (alternate take)Mercury 8070 (alt.)
1171-2You Are My SunshineMercury 8070, A 8070x45, MG 25012, EP-1-3044
1171-3You Are My Sunshine (alternate take)Mercury 8070 (alt.)
1172In A Little Spanish TownMercury 8100
* Mercury MG 25012   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury EP-1-3044   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury 8140   Albert Ammons - Why I'm Leaving You
* Mercury 8070   Albert Ammons - The Sheik Of Araby / You Are My Sunshine
* Mercury 8070 (alt.)   Albert Ammons - The Sheik Of Araby / You Are My Sunshine (some pressings)
* Mercury 8100   Albert Ammons - Baltimore Breakdown / In A Little Spanish Town
* Mercury A 8070x45   no information

Cootie Williams And His Orchestra

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)Mercury 8083
1586-2Typhoon-
1587I Love You, Yes I DoMercury 8073
1588Smooth Sailing-
* Mercury 8083   Cootie Williams - You Talk A Little Trash (And I'll Spend A Little Cash) / Typhoon
* Mercury 8073   Cootie Williams - I Love You, Yes I Do / Smooth Sailing

Frankie Laine With Harry Geller's Orchestra

Carl Fischer, piano; Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Harry Geller, conductor; and others.
late 1947
1431May I Never Love AgainMercury 5114; Wing MGW 12202, MGW 12202-W
1432'Til We Meet AgainMercury 1114, 1180, MG 25024 (alt.), MG 20080
1433Put 'Em In A Box, Tie 'Em With A RibbonMercury 5130
1434Our DreamMercury 5332, 1112, EP-1-3165
1435With All My HeartMercury 1113, EP-1-3175, MG 25097, MG 20105
1436Thanks For Your KissesMercury 5174
1437Yes, My Dearunissued
1438Inspiration PointMercury EP-1-3175, MG 25097, MG 20105
1439Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)Mercury 5301, 5495, 1113; Wing MGW 12158, MGW 12158-W
1440Our Dreamunissued
1441I Haven't The HeartMercury EP-1-3166, MG 25098; Wing MGW 12158, MGW 12158-W
* Wing MGW 12202-W, SRW 16202-W   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Mercury MG 20080; Wing MGW 12202   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Mercury MG 20105   Frankie Laine - With All My Heart
* Wing MGW 12158   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues
* Wing MGW 12158-W, SRW 16158-W   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues
* Mercury MG 25024 (alt.), MG 25040   Frankie Laine
* Mercury MG 25097   Frankie Laine - Mr. Rhythm Sings
* Mercury 5114   Frankie Laine - Baby That Ain't Right / May I Never Love Again
* Mercury 1114   Frankie Laine - 'Til We Meet Again / I'm In The Mood For Love
= Mercury A 59   Frankie Laine - Meet Me At Midnight
* Mercury 1180, 1180x45, 527x45   Frankie Laine - 'Til We Meet Again / Rockin' Chair
= Mercury A 81   Frankie Laine
* Mercury 5130   Frankie Laine - Baby Don't Be Mad At Me / Put 'Em In A Box, Tie 'Em With A Ribbon
* Mercury 5332   Frankie Laine - Our Dream / Don't Do Something To Someone Else
* Mercury 1112   Frankie Laine - Cherie I Love You / Our Dream
= Mercury A 59   Frankie Laine - Meet Me At Midnight
* Mercury 1113   Frankie Laine - With All My Heart / Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)
= Mercury A 59   Frankie Laine - Meet Me At Midnight
* Mercury 5174   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues / Thanks For Your Kisses
* Mercury 5301   Frankie Laine - Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You) / Bebop Spoken Here
* Mercury 5495   Frankie Laine - Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You) / I Was Dancing With Someone
* Mercury EP-1-3165, EP-1-3175, EP-1-3166, MG 25098   no information

Gene Ammons Sextet With Earl Coleman

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 JetMercury 8123; EmArcy MG 26031, EP-1-6053, EMS 2-400
1333-1Odd-En-DowMercury 8080; Wing MGW 12156; EmArcy EMS 2-400
1334Going For The Okey DoakEmArcy EMS 2-400
1335E.A.A.K. BluesMercury 8096; EmArcy EMS 2-400
* EmArcy EMS 2-400   Gene Ammons - Jug Sessions
* Wing MGW 12156   Gene Ammons - Light, Bluesy, And Moody
* EmArcy MG 26031   Gene Ammons - With Or Without
* EmArcy EP-1-6053   Gene Ammons - Red Top
* Mercury 8123   Gene Ammons - Harold The Fox / Jeet Jet
* Mercury 8080   Gene Ammons - Odd-En-Dow / Dues In Blues
* Mercury 8096   Gene Ammons - Shermanski / E.A.A.K. Blues

Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer And His Orchestra

Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1947
1244Baby That Ain't RightMercury 5114; Wing MGW 12158
1245When You're SmilingMercury 5143, MG 25026, EP-1-3053, MG 20085; Wing MGW 12110
1246Hold MeMercury 5158, MG 25025, MG 20083
1247Singing The BluesMercury 5174; Wing MGW 12158
* Wing MGW 12158   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues
* Mercury MG 20085   Frankie Laine - Concert Date
* Wing MGW 12110   Frankie Laine - Sings All Time Favorites
* Mercury MG 20083   Frankie Laine - Songs For People Together
* Mercury MG 25026   Frankie Laine - no info
* Mercury MG 25025   Frankie Laine
* Mercury EP-1-3053   Presenting Frankie Laine
* Mercury 5114   Frankie Laine - Baby That Ain't Right / May I Never Love Again
* Mercury 5143   Frankie Laine - When You're Smiling / no info
* Mercury 5158   Frankie Laine - Hold Me / Ah, But It Happens
* Mercury 5174   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues / Thanks For Your Kisses

Dinah Washington With Cootie Williams Orchestra

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
1591-1I'm Getting Old Before My TimeMercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1591-2--
1592-1Record Ban BluesMercury MG 20622
1593-1Resolution BluesMercury 8082; EmArcy 814 184-1
1594-4I Want To CryMercury 8082, 8187, MG 25060, MG 20119
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Mercury MG 20622, SR 60622   Dinah Washington - The Good Old Days (not released)
= Mercury MG 20829, SR 60829   Dinah Washington - The Good Old Days
* EmArcy 814 184-1   Dinah Washington - A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side)
* Mercury MG 20119   Dinah Washington - Music For A First Love
* Mercury MG 25060   Dinah Washington
* Mercury 8082   Dinah Washington - Resolution Blues / I Want To Cry
* Mercury 8187   no information

Dinah Washington With Dave Young Orchestra

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 SoMercury 8094, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1267I Can't Face The MusicMercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1268PeteMercury 8133, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1269-3Am I Asking Too MuchMercury 8095, MG 25138, MG 20119
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Mercury MG 20119   Dinah Washington - Music For A First Love
* Mercury MG 25138   Dynamic Dinah! - The Great Voice Of Dinah Washington
* Mercury 8094   Dinah Washington - Tell Me So / In The Rain
* Mercury 8133   Dinah Washington - What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry / Pete
* Mercury 8095   Dinah Washington - Am I Asking Too Much / I Sold My Heart To The Junkman

Myra Taylor With Reiser-Meyers Trio

unknown, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; Myra Taylor, vocals.
Chicago, IL, 1947
1157-1Move OutMercury 8068
1158-1Quit Barking In My Rhubarb (Gang Of Mine)-
1159-1Clinging VineMercury 8081
1160-1It's A Sin To Tell A Lie-
1161I Had Something Good (But It's Gone)unissued
1162This Is My Night To Dream-
1163I'm In My Sins This MorningMercury 8117, 314 528 292-2
1164BootedMercury 8117
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8068   Myra Taylor - Move Out / Quit Barking In My Rhubarb
* Mercury 8081   Myra Taylor - Clinging Vine / It's A Sin To Tell A Lie
* Mercury 8117   Myra Taylor - I'm In My Sins This Morning / Booted

Clyde McCoy And His Orchestra

Clyde McCoy, trumpet; unidentified orchestra.
maybe NYC, 1947
1723/P161Child's Playunissued
1724/P162Stormy WeatherMercury 5559, MG 25034, EP-1-3054, MG 20110
1725/P163This Is The Inside Storyunissued
1726-2/P164Mississippi MudMercury 5136, MG 25034, EP-1-3054, MG 20110
* Mercury MG 20110   Dancing To The Blues With Clyde McCoy
* Mercury MG 25034   Clyde McCoy - Sugar Blues
* Mercury EP-1-3054   Presenting Clyde McCoy
* Mercury 5559   Clyde McCoy - Tear It Down / Stormy Weather
* Mercury 5136   Clyde McCoy - Mississippi Mud / Oh Baby What You Do To Me

Dinah Washington With Teddy Brannon's Quartet

Teddy Brannon, piano; Dickie Thompson, guitar; Gene Groves, bass; unknown, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
NYC, 1947
1147I'm Afraid Of YouMercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1148I Love You, Yes I DoMercury 8065; Wing MGW 12140
1149Don't Come Knockin' At My DoorMercury 8065, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
1150I Wish I Knew The Name Of The BoyMercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Wing MGW 12140   Dinah Washington - Late Late Show
* Mercury 8065   Dinah Washington - I Love You, Yes I Do / Don't Come Knockin' At My Door

Frankie Laine

Herb Geller, alto sax, clarinet; Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
1947
867By The Light Of The StarsMercury 5059, MG 25027, EP-1-3016, MG 20069
868Kiss Me AgainMercury 5059, MG 25026, EP-1-3053, MG 20083
* Mercury MG 20069   Songs By Frankie Laine
* Mercury MG 20083   Frankie Laine - Songs For People Together
* Mercury MG 25027   Frankie Laine
* Mercury MG 25026   Frankie Laine - no info
* Mercury EP-1-3016   Presenting Frankie Laine
* Mercury EP-1-3053   Presenting Frankie Laine
* Mercury 5059   Frankie Laine - By The Light Of The Stars / Kiss Me Again

Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer And His Orchestra

Frankie Laine, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Carl Fischer, conductor.
1947
1278Baby Don't Be Mad At MeMercury 5130
1279Ah, But It HappensMercury 5158; Wing MGW 12158
1280But BeautifulMercury 5096, MG 25007, EP-1-3021, MG 20083
* Wing MGW 12158   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues
* Mercury MG 20083   Frankie Laine - Songs For People Together
* Mercury MG 25007   Frankie Laine - Favorites
* Mercury EP-1-3021   Frankie Laine Favorites
* Mercury 5130   Frankie Laine - Baby Don't Be Mad At Me / Put 'Em In A Box, Tie 'Em With A Ribbon
* Mercury 5158   Frankie Laine - Hold Me / Ah, But It Happens
* Mercury 5096   Frankie Laine - I've Only Myself To Blame / But Beautiful