Mercury Records Discography: 1951

1951

Johnny Otis And His Orchestra

Don Johnson, trumpet; George Washington, trombone; Walter Henry, alto sax; Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter, tenor sax; Johnny Otis, vibes; Devonia Williams, piano; Pete Lewis, guitar; Mario Delagarde, bass; Leard Bell, drums; Linda Hopkins, vocals; The Barreleers, vocal group.
Los Angeles, CA, January 9, 1951
SLA13014Doggin' BluesSavoy 780; EmArcy MG 36014
SLA13015Chitlin' SwitchSavoy 824
SLA13016Warning BluesSavoy 812
SLA13017Living And Loving YouSavoy 780
* EmArcy MG 36014   Joe Turner And Pete Johnson
* Savoy 780   Johnny Otis - Doggin' Blues / Living And Loving You
* Savoy 824   Johnny Otis - Get Together Blues / Chitlin' Switch
* Savoy 812   Johnny Otis - Warning Blues / I'll Ask My Heart

Roy Eldridge Quintet/Sextet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Leppe Sundevall, bass trumpet #2-5; Carl-Henrik Norin, tenor sax #2-5; Charles Norman, piano; Thore Jederby, bass; Anders Burman, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, January 20, 1951
1. mr184Echoes Of HarlemMetronome (Swd) B 555, BLP 7; Prestige 737; EmArcy MG 36084
2. mr185School DaysMetronome (Swd) B 544, MEP 47, BLP 7; Prestige 737; EmArcy MG 36084
3. mr186Saturday Night Fish Fry, Part 1Metronome (Swd) B 546, BLP 7; EmArcy MG 36084
4. mr187Saturday Night Fish Fry, Part 2-
5. mr188The Heat's OnMetronome (Swd) B 544, MEP 47, BLP 7; EmArcy MG 36084
* EmArcy MG 36084   Roy Eldridge - Roy's Got Rhythm
* Metronome (Swd) BLP 7; Blue Star (F) BLP 6809   Roy Eldridge Favorites
= Prestige PRLP 114   Roy Eldridge In Sweden
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 47   Roy Eldridge Favourites
* Metronome (Swd) B 555; Esquire (E) 10-200   Roy Eldridge - Echoes Of Harlem / They Raided The Joint
* Prestige 737   Roy Eldridge - Echoes Of Harlem / School Days
* Metronome (Swd) B 544; Esquire (E) 10-135   Roy Eldridge - School Days / The Heat's On
* Metronome (Swd) B 546   Roy Eldridge - Saturday Night Fish Fry, Part 1 & 2

Roy Eldridge Sextet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet, vocals; Leppe Sundevall, bass trumpet; Carl-Henrik Norin, tenor sax; Charles Norman, piano; Thore Jederby, bass; Anders Burman, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, January 22, 1951
mr189No Rolling BluesMetronome (Swd) B 560, BLP 7; EmArcy MG 36084
mr190They Raided The JointMetronome (Swd) B 555, MEP 47, BLP 7; EmArcy MG 36084
mr191Estrad Swing (as Roy's Got Rhythm)Metronome (Swd) B 560, BLP 7; EmArcy MG 36084
* EmArcy MG 36084   Roy Eldridge - Roy's Got Rhythm
* Metronome (Swd) BLP 7; Blue Star (F) BLP 6809   Roy Eldridge Favorites
= Prestige PRLP 114   Roy Eldridge In Sweden
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 47   Roy Eldridge Favourites
* Metronome (Swd) B 560; Esquire (E) 10-235   Roy Eldridge - No Rolling Blues / Estrad Swing
* Metronome (Swd) B 555; Esquire (E) 10-200   Roy Eldridge - Echoes Of Harlem / They Raided The Joint

Roy Eldridge And His Gramercy Five

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Ove Lind, clarinet; Charles Norman, harpsichord; Gunnar Almstedt, bass; Anders Burman, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, January 29, 1951
mr212Noppin' JohnMetronome (Swd) B 547; EmArcy MG 36084
mr213ScottieMetronome (Swd) B 547, MEP 47; EmArcy MG 36084
* EmArcy MG 36084   Roy Eldridge - Roy's Got Rhythm
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 47   Roy Eldridge Favourites
* Metronome (Swd) B 547; Prestige 747; Esquire (E) 10-155   Roy Eldridge - Noppin' John / Scottie

Big Jim Wynn And His Band

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 LoveMercury 8226
3857West Coast Loverunissued
3858Dog House BluesMercury 8226
3859Guzzle, Guzzle, Guzzleunissued
* Mercury 8226   Big Jim Wynn - Strange Love / Dog House Blues

Dinah Washington

possibly Wynton Kelly, piano; unknown, guitar; Walter Buchanan, bass; unknown, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified brass.
NYC, February 27, 1951
3877-2Fine Fine DaddyMercury 8232, (J) 18PJ-10055/57
3878-1Please Send Me Someone To LoveMercury 8231; Wing MGW 12140
3879-2'Tain't Nobody's Business If I DoMercury 8231, MG 20585; Wing MGW 12223-W
3880-2I'm So Lonely I Would CryMercury 8232, (J) 18PJ-10055/57
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10055/57   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 2 - 1949-1952
* Wing MGW 12140   Dinah Washington - Late Late Show
* Mercury MG 20585   Dinah Washington - Dinah Might Blues (not released)
* Wing MGW 12223-W, SRW 16223-W   Dinah Washington Sings
* Mercury 8232   Dinah Washington - Fine Fine Daddy / I'm So Lonely I Would Cry
* Mercury 8231   Dinah Washington - Please Send Me Someone To Love / 'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

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; The Marlin Sisters, vocal group #3-10.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, late spring 1951
1. 4301Didn't Yer Mother Ever Tell Ya Nothin'Mercury 5657
2. 4302You Better Stop (Tellin' Lies About Me)-
3. 4303Waltz Of The WindMercury MG 25102, EP-1-3182
4. 4304Castle RockMercury 5658, MG 25102, EP-1-3033, MG 20066, MG 20336
5. 4305September Song-
6. 4306A Trumpeter's LullabyMercury 5679, MG 25102, EP-1-3138; Wing MGW 12155
7. 4307Alice Blue GownMercury 5712, MG 25102, EP-1-3139, MG 20066
8. 4308AloneMercury MG 25102, EP-1-3137, MG 20066
9. 4309-2Beautil OhioMercury 5679, MG 25102, EP-1-3033, MG 20066
10. 4310Once In A WhileMercury 5712, MG 25102, EP-1-3033, MG 20066
* Mercury MG 20066   Ralph Marterie - Dance Band In Town
* Mercury MG 20336   The Hits That Made Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra Famous
* Wing MGW 12155   Ralph Marterie - Trumpeters Lullaby
* Mercury MG 25102   Ralph Marterie - Marterie Moods
* Mercury EP-1-3033   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra - Marterie Moods For Dancing
* Mercury 5657   Ralph Marterie - Didn't Yer Mother Ever Tell Ya Nothin' / You Better Stop (Tellin' Lies About Me)
* Mercury 5658   Ralph Marterie - Castle Rock / September Song
* Mercury 5679   Ralph Marterie - A Trumpeter's Lullaby / Beautil Ohio
* Mercury 5712   Ralph Marterie - Alice Blue Gown / Once In A While
* Mercury EP-1-3182, EP-1-3138, EP-1-3139, EP-1-3137   no information

Dinah Washington

Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra, including strings, Jimmy Carroll, arranger, conductor.
NYC, April 12, 1951
4041-1My Heart Cries For YouMercury 8209, MG 25140, MG 20120
4042-3I Apologize-
4043-1I Won't Cry AnymoreMercury 8211, MG 25140, MG 20120
4044-3Don't Say You're Sorry Again-
* Mercury MG 20120   Dinah Washington - Music For Late Hours
* Mercury MG 25140   Dinah Washington - Blazing Ballads
* Mercury 8209   Dinah Washington - My Heart Cries For You / I Apologize
* Mercury 8211   Dinah Washington - I Won't Cry Anymore / Don't Say You're Sorry Again

Dinah Washington

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
4367-6What's The Matter With BabyMercury MG 20622
4368-2Don't Hold It Against MeMercury MG 20247
4369-5Be Fair To MeMercury 8249, (J) 18PJ-10055/57
4370-3Just One More Chance (alternate take)Mercury (J) 18PJ-10055/57
4370-5Just One More ChanceMercury 5736, MG 25140, MG 20120
* Mercury MG 20622, SR 60622   Dinah Washington - The Good Old Days (not released)
= Mercury MG 20829, SR 60829   Dinah Washington - The Good Old Days
* Mercury MG 20247   Dinah Washington - The Best In Blues
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10055/57   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 2 - 1949-1952
* Mercury MG 20120   Dinah Washington - Music For Late Hours
* Mercury MG 25140   Dinah Washington - Blazing Ballads
* Mercury 8249   Dinah Washington - Be Fair To Me / Saturday Night
* Mercury 5736   Dinah Washington - Just One More Chance / Baby Did You Hear

Dinah Washington

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.: omit Norris.
Los Angeles, CA, June 2, 1951
4371-3Saturday NightMercury 8249, (J) 18PJ-10055/57
4372-4If You Don't Believe I'm LeavingMercury 5665, (J) 18PJ-10055/57
4373-5I'm A Fool To Want You-
4374-2I'm CryingMercury MG 20622
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10055/57   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 2 - 1949-1952
* Mercury MG 20622, SR 60622   Dinah Washington - The Good Old Days (not released)
= Mercury MG 20829, SR 60829   Dinah Washington - The Good Old Days
* Mercury 8249   Dinah Washington - Be Fair To Me / Saturday Night
* Mercury 5665   Dinah Washington - If You Don't Believe I'm Leaving / I'm A Fool To Want You

Muggsy Spanier And His Dixieland Band

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
4192MoonglowMercury 5717
4193SundayMercury 5717, MG 20171
* Mercury MG 20171; Wing MGW 12165   Muggsy Spanier And His Dixieland Band
* Mercury 5717   Muggsy Spanier - Moonglow / Sunday

Memphis Slim And His Orchestra

Purcell Brockenborough, Neil Green, tenor sax; Memphis Slim, piano, vocals; Ransom Knowling, bass; Oscar Larkin, drums; Terry Timmons, vocals #2.
Chicago, IL, September 10, 1951
1. 4194Train Is Comin'Mercury 70063, 314 528 292-2
2. 4195The QuestionMercury 8281, 314 528 292-2
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 70063, 70063x45   Memphis Slim - Train Is Comin' / Drivin' Me Mad
* Mercury 8281   Memphis Slim - The Question / Never Let Me Love

Ray Snead

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
4207Sweet Lovin' Babyunissued
4208Don't Play For Me No ClownMercury 8250
4209I'm A Good Rockin' DaddyMercury 8250, 314 528 292-2
4210Ball My Blues Awayunissued
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8250   Ray Snead - Don't Play For Me No Clown / I'm A Good Rockin' Daddy

Basin Street Six

George Girard, trumpet; Joe Rotis, trombone; Pete Fountain, clarinet; Roy Zimmerman, piano; Bunny Franks, bass; Charlie Duke, drums.
Chicago, IL, September 19, 1951
4211That's A PlentyMercury 1247x45, MG 25111, MG 20151
4212Tin Roof BluesMercury MG 25111, EP-1-3115, MG 20151
4213Muskrat RambleMercury 1247x45, MG 25111, EP-1-3115, MG 20151
4214Farewell BluesMercury 5739, 1248x45, MG 25111, EP-1-3116, MG 20151
4215When It's Sleepy Time Down SouthMercury 1248x45, MG 25111, EP-1-3115, MG 20151
4216Lazy RiverMercury 5739, 1249x45, MG 25111, EP-1-3238
4217Basin Street StompMercury 5809, 1249x45, MG 25111, MG 20151
4218MargieMercury 5809, MG 25111, EP-1-3115, MG 25211
4219Last Night On The Back Porch (I Loved Her Best Of All)unissued
* Mercury MG 20151   Basin Street Six - Strictly Dixie
* Mercury MG 25111; EmArcy MG 26012   Basin Street Six
* Mercury MG 25211   Various Artists - Pop Parade, Vol. 2
* Mercury 1247x45   Basin Street Six - That's A Plenty / Muskrat Ramble
= Mercury A 104x45   Basin Street Six
* Mercury 1248x45   Basin Street Six - Farewell Blues / When It's Sleepy Time Down South
= Mercury A 104x45   Basin Street Six
* Mercury 1249x45   Basin Street Six - Lazy River / Basin Street Jump
= Mercury A 104x45   Basin Street Six
* Mercury 5739, 5739x45   Basin Street Six - Farewell Blues / Lazy River
* Mercury 5809   Basin Street Six - Basin Street Stomp / Margie
* Mercury EP-1-3115, EP-1-3116, EP-1-3238   no information

Dinah Washington With Nook Shrier Orchestra

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 EmotionsMercury 5728, 1384x45, MG 25140, MG 20120
4221-1Cold Cold HeartMercury 5728, 1384x45, MG 25140, MG 20120, C 30032x45
4222-1Baby Did You HearMercury 5736, MG 25140, MG 20120
4223-1New Blow-Top BluesMercury 5804, 8269, EP-1-3207, MG 20247, MG 20650; EmArcy 814 184-1; Mercury 314 528 292-2
* Mercury MG 20120   Dinah Washington - Music For Late Hours
* Mercury MG 20247   Dinah Washington - The Best In Blues
* Mercury MG 20650   Dinah Washington - Dinah Uncensored (not released)
* EmArcy 814 184-1   Dinah Washington - A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side)
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury MG 25140   Dinah Washington - Blazing Ballads
* Mercury EP-1-3207   Dinah Washington - The Blues
* Mercury 1384x45   Dinah Washington - Mixed Emotions / Cold Cold Heart
* Mercury 5728, 5728x45   Dinah Washington - Mixed Emotions / Cold Cold Heart
* Mercury 5736   Dinah Washington - Just One More Chance / Baby Did You Hear
* Mercury 5804   Dinah Washington - New Blow-Top Blues / Trouble In Mind
* Mercury 8269, 8269x45   Dinah Washington - New Blow-Top Blues / Trouble In Mind
* Mercury C 30032x45   no information

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

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; Maury Lathowers, Kenny Mann, tenor sax; Charlie Spero, baritone sax, clarinet; Matt Alagna, piano; Johnny Bibb, guitar; Henry Poston, bass; Henry Riggs, drums; Buddy Charles, vocals #1.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, circa September, 1951
1. 4200It's All In The GameMercury MG 25121, EP-1-3182
2. 4201TenderlyMercury MG 25121, EP-1-3139, MG 20066
3. 4202Big Banana Boatunissued
* Mercury MG 20066   Ralph Marterie - Dance Band In Town
* Mercury MG 25121   Ralph Marterie - Junior Prom
* Mercury EP-1-3182, EP-1-3139   no information

Memphis Slim And His Orchestra

Nelson Berry, Neil Green, tenor sax; Memphis Slim, piano, vocals; John Frazier, bass; Oscar Larkin, drums; Terry Timmons, vocals #1,4.
Chicago, IL, October 1, 1951
1. 4238Drivin' Me MadMercury 70063, 314 528 292-2
2. 4239Never Let Me LoveMercury 8281, 314 528 292-2
3. 4240Train TimeMercury 8251, 314 528 292-2
4. 4241Blue Evening-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 70063, 70063x45   Memphis Slim - Train Is Comin' / Drivin' Me Mad
* Mercury 8281   Memphis Slim - The Question / Never Let Me Love
* Mercury 8251   Memphis Slim - Train Time / Blue Evening

Paul Quinichette Sextet

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
4247-2Cross FireVerve 314 543 750-2
4247-4--
4247-6-Mercury 8256; EmArcy EP-1-6006, MG 26021, MG 36027, (J) 175J-5/6
4579-1SandstoneEmArcy EP-1-6006, MG 26021, MG 36027, (J) 175J-5/6
4579-4-Verve 314 543 750-2
4580PrevueMercury 8256; EmArcy EP-1-6002, MG 26021, MG 36027, (J) 175J-5/6
4581-3No TimeVerve 314 543 750-2
4581-5-EmArcy EP-1-6002, MG 26021, MG 36027, (J) 175J-5/6
* EmArcy MG 36027; Universal (J) UCCM-9119; Verve 314 543 750-2   Paul Quinichette - The Vice "Pres"
* EmArcy (J) 175J-5/6   The Complete Paul Quinichette On EmArcy
* EmArcy MG 26021   Lester Young, Paul Quinichette - Pres Meets Vice-Pres
* EmArcy EP-1-6006   Lester Young, Paul Quinichette - Who's Cooler
* EmArcy EP-1-6002   Lester Young, Paul Quinichette - Pres Meets Vice-Pres
* Mercury 8256   Paul Quinichette - Cross Fire / Prevue

Julian Dash And His Orchestra

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 #1,2.
NYC, October 11, 1951
1. 4589Can't You Seeunissued
2. 4590Can't Understand ItMercury 8255
3. 4591Blue Velvet-
4. 4592Midnight Rockunissued
* Mercury 8255   Julian Dash - Can't Understand It / Blue Velvet

James Moody And His Band

John Grims, trumpet; Bob Range, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; John Acea, piano; Larry Goins, bass; Chink Williams, drums.
NYC, October 24, 1951
4605Serenade In BlueEmArcy MG 26004, EP-1-6010, MG 36031
4606Margie-
4607Moody's Home-
4608Wiggle Wag-
* EmArcy MG 36031   James Moody - The Moody Story
= EmArcy (J) 195J-10104   The Complete James Moody On EmArcy
* EmArcy MG 26004   James Moody - The Moody Story
* EmArcy EP-1-6010   James Moody - Moody's Home

Dinah Washington With The Ravens

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 AgainMercury 8257, MG 20585; Wing MGW 12223-W
4614-1Hey, Good Looking-
* Mercury MG 20585   Dinah Washington - Dinah Might Blues (not released)
* Wing MGW 12223-W, SRW 16223-W   Dinah Washington Sings
* Mercury 8257   Dinah Washington - Out In The Cold Again / Hey, Good Looking

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

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 #3; The Vagabonds, vocal group #1; unidentified chorus, #3.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, October, 1951
1. 4633The Object Of My AffectionMercury 5759, MG 25121, EP-1-3182, MG 20066
2. 4635The Music Goes Round And RoundMercury 5852
3. 4734Lulu Had A BabyMercury 5759, 5787
* Mercury MG 20066   Ralph Marterie - Dance Band In Town
* Mercury MG 25121   Ralph Marterie - Junior Prom
* Mercury 5759   Ralph Marterie - The Object Of My Affection / Lulu Had A Baby
* Mercury 5852   Ralph Marterie - The Music Goes Round And Round / I'm Yours
* Mercury 5787   Ralph Marterie - Lulu Had A Baby / Perdido
* Mercury EP-1-3182   no information

Big Bill Broonzy

Bob Call, piano #8; Ransom Knowling, bass; Big Bill Broonzy, vocals, guitar.
Chicago, IL, November 8, 1951
1. 4521-2Hey HeyMercury 8271; EmArcy MG 36137; Mercury 71352x45, MG 20905
2. 4522Stump BluesEmArcy MG 36137; Mercury MG 20822
3. 4523Get BackEmArcy MG 36137; Mercury MG 20822, 314 528 292-2
4. 4524Willie MaeMercury 8261; EmArcy MG 36137; Mercury MG 20822, 314 528 292-2
5. 4525-1Walkin' Down A Lonesome RoadMercury 8271; EmArcy MG 36137; Mercury MG 20905
6. 4526Mopper's BluesMercury 8284; EmArcy MG 36137
7. 4527I Know She WillMercury 8284; EmArcy MG 36137; Mercury MG 20905, 314 528 292-2
8. 4528Hollerin' BluesMercury 8261; EmArcy MG 36137
* EmArcy MG 36137   Big Bill Broonzy - The Blues
* Mercury MG 20905, SR 60905   Big Bill Broonzy - Remembering Big Bill
* Mercury MG 20822, SR 60822   Big Bill Broonzy Memorial
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 71352x45   Big Bill Broonzy - Hey Hey / Tomorrow
* Mercury 8271   Big Bill Broonzy - Hey Hey / Walkin' Down A Lonesome Road
* Mercury 8261   Big Bill Broonzy - Willie Mae / Hollerin' Blues
* Mercury 8284   Big Bill Broonzy - Mopper's Blues / I Know She Will

Big Bill Broonzy And His Big Little Orchestra

Oett "Sax" Mallard, alto sax; Bill Casimir, tenor sax; Bob Call, piano; Big Bill Broonzy, guitar, vocals; Ransom Knowling, bass; Judge Riley, drums.
Chicago, IL, November 9, 1951
4529Leavin' DayMercury 70039; EmArcy MG 36137; Mercury 314 528 292-2
4530Southbound TrainMercury 70039; EmArcy MG 36137; Mercury MG 20822, 314 528 292-2
4531TomorrowEmArcy MG 36137; Mercury 71352x45, 314 528 292-2
4532You ChangedEmArcy MG 36137; Mercury MEP 49, 314 528 292-2
* EmArcy MG 36137   Big Bill Broonzy - The Blues
* Mercury MG 20822, SR 60822   Big Bill Broonzy Memorial
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 71352x45   Big Bill Broonzy - Hey Hey / Tomorrow
* Mercury 70039, 70039x45   Big Bill Broonzy - Leavin' Day / Southbound Train
* Mercury MEP 49   no information

Sax Mallard And His Orchestra

Oett "Sax" Mallard, alto sax; Bill Casimir, tenor sax; Bob Call, piano; Big Bill Broonzy, guitar; Ransom Knowling, bass; Judge Riley, drums.
Chicago, IL, November 9, 1951
4533The Bunny HopMercury 70002
* Mercury 70002, 70002x45   Oett "Sax" Mallard - The Bunny Hop / Accent On Youth

Robert Lockwood Jr. And His Band

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 HoleMercury 8260, 314 528 292-2
4539Dust My Broom-
4540Glory For ManMercury 314 528 292-2
4541My Daily Wish-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8260   Robert Lockwood Jr. - (I'm Gonna) Dig Myself A Hole / Dust My Broom

Carmen Taylor With Julian Dash And His Orchestra

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 AgainMercury 8262
4616Cry-
* Mercury 8262   Carmen Taylor - It's All Over Again / Cry

Memphis Slim And His Orchestra

Nelson Berry, Neil Green, tenor sax, vocals; Memphis Slim, piano, vocals; Henry Taylor, bass; Oscar Larkin, drums.
Chicago, IL, November 16, 1951
4542No Mail BluesMercury 8266, 314 528 292-2
4543Gonna Need My Help Someday-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8266   Memphis Slim - No Mail Blues / Gonna Need My Help Someday

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

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 #3; The Jack Halloran Singers, vocal group #3.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, November, 1951
1. 4641Autumn LeavesMercury 5782, EP-1-3136; Wing MGW 12155
2. 4642PerdidoMercury 5767, 5787, MG 25121, EP-1-3136, MG 20066
3. 4643Tell Me WhyMercury 5767, MG 25164
4. 4644Never Beforeunissued
* Wing MGW 12155   Ralph Marterie - Trumpeters Lullaby
* Mercury MG 20066   Ralph Marterie - Dance Band In Town
* Mercury MG 25121   Ralph Marterie - Junior Prom
* Mercury MG 25164   Various Artists - Hit Parade
* Mercury 5782   Ralph Marterie - Autumn Leaves / no info
* Mercury 5767   Ralph Marterie - Perdido / Tell Me Why
* Mercury 5787   Ralph Marterie - Lulu Had A Baby / Perdido
* Mercury EP-1-3136   no information

Sunnyland Slim And His Trio

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 ChildMercury 8277, 314 528 292-2
4630Brown Skinned Woman-
4631Hit The Road AgainMercury 8264, 314 528 292-2
4632Gin Drinkin' Baby-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8277   Sunnyland Slim - Hit The Road Again / Gin Drinkin' Baby
* Mercury 8264   Sunnyland Slim - Ain't Nothin' But A Child / Brown Skinned Woman

Big Bill Broonzy

Ernest "Big" Crawford, bass; Big Bill Broonzy, vocals, guitar.
Chicago, IL, December 10, 1951
4649John HenryEmArcy MG 26034, EP-1-6058, MG 36052; Mercury MG 20822
4650CrawdadEmArcy MG 26034, EP-1-6058; Mercury MG 20905
4651Bill BaileyEmArcy MG 26034, EP-1-6058, MG 36052; Mercury MG 20822
4652Make Me Get AwayEmArcy MG 26034, EP-1-6058; Mercury MG 20905
4653Blue Tail FlyEmArcy MG 26034, EP-1-6059, MG 36052; Mercury MG 20822
4654Backwater BluesEmArcy MG 26034, EP-1-6059, MG 36052
4655In The EveningEmArcy MG 26034, EP-1-6059, MG 36052; Mercury MG 20822
4656Trouble In MindEmArcy MG 26034, EP-1-6059, MG 36052
* EmArcy MG 36052   Various Artists - Volume IV-Giants Of Jazz - The Jazz Greats: Folk Blues
* Mercury MG 20822, SR 60822   Big Bill Broonzy Memorial
* Mercury MG 20905, SR 60905   Big Bill Broonzy - Remembering Big Bill
* EmArcy MG 26034   Big Bill Broonzy - Folk Blues
* EmArcy EP-1-6058   Big Bill Broonzy - Folk Blues
* EmArcy EP-1-6059   Big Bill Broonzy - Blues

Jay McShann And His Orchestra

Orvill Minor, trumpet; Fats Dennis, Clifford Jenkins, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jay McShann, piano; Gene Griddins, guitar; Pee Wee Crayton, guitar, vocals; Lloyd Anderson, bass; Cooky Jackson, drums.
Kansas City, KS, December 19, 1951
4619-2The Duke And The BruteEmArcy MG 26006
* EmArcy MG 26006   Ben Webster - The Big Tenor
= EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4   The Complete Ben Webster On EmArcy

Johnny Otis And His Orchestra

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
4712Untitled InstrumentalMercury 845 825-2
4713-1Oopy DooMercury 8263; EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
4714The Jonesunissued
4715Danny Boy-
* EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4   The Complete Ben Webster On EmArcy
* Mercury 845 825-2   Various Artists - Back Beat - The Rhythm Of The Blues, Vol. 1
* Mercury 8263   Johnny Otis - Oopy Doo / Stardust

Johnny Otis And His Orchestra

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.: Mario Delegarde, bass; replaces Delagarde.
Los Angeles, CA, December 26, 1951
4716-1One O'Clock JumpEmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
4716-2--
4716-3--
4717-1One Nighter BluesMercury 8273; EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
4718-1Goomp Blues-
4719-1StardustEmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
4719-2--
4719-3-Mercury 8263; EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
* EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4   The Complete Ben Webster On EmArcy
* Mercury 8273   Johnny Otis - One Nighter Blues / Goomp Blues
* Mercury 8263   Johnny Otis - Oopy Doo / Stardust

Ben Webster Sextet

Maynard Ferguson, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Gerald Wiggins, piano; John Kirby, bass; George Jenkins, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1951
4720-1Randle's Island (aka Randall's Island)EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
4720-2-EmArcy EP-1-6012, MG 26006, MG 36050
4720-3-EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
4721-1Old Folks-
4721-2--
4721-3-EmArcy EP-1-6012, MG 26006
4722-1King's RiffEmArcy EP-1-6012, MG 26006, MG 36050
4723-1You're My Thrill (false start)EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
-You're My Thrill-
4723-2-EmArcy EP-1-6012, MG 26006
* EmArcy MG 36050   Various Artists - Volume III-Giants Of Jazz - The Jazz Greats: Reeds-Part I
* EmArcy MG 26006   Ben Webster - The Big Tenor
= EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4   The Complete Ben Webster On EmArcy
* EmArcy EP-1-6012   Ben Webster - The Big Tenor

Clyde McCoy And His Orchestra

Clyde McCoy, trumpet; Chris Abbott, vocals #1; Billie Jane Bennett, vocals #2-4; unidentified orchestra.
1951
1. 3942Wait For MeMercury 5550
2. 3943Stack-O-LeeMercury 5551, MG 25141, EP-1-3179
3. 3944When You're SmilingMercury 5551, 5621, MG 25141, MG 20110
4. 3945The Memphis BluesMercury 5550, 5621, MG 25141, MG 20110
* Mercury MG 20110   Dancing To The Blues With Clyde McCoy
* Mercury MG 25141   Clyde McCoy - Date For Dancing
* Mercury EP-1-3179   Clyde McCoy - Late For Dancing
* Mercury 5550   Clyde McCoy - Wait For Me / The Memphis Blues
* Mercury 5551   Clyde McCoy - Stack-O-Lee / When You're Smiling
* Mercury 5621   Clyde McCoy - When You're Smiling / The Memphis Blues

Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
Paris, France, maybe 1951
4475Romans Aux EtoilesMercury MG 25151
4478Boneca De PixeMercury MG 25105
4479Olele OleleMercury MG 25151
4480Revoir Paris (Maria Bonita)Mercury MG 25105
4481Y A Pas Trois Moyensunissued
4482Princesse Sans AmourMercury MG 25105
4483Te Voyo Benn (Do I Love You)Mercury MG 25105, MG 25151
4484PacadoraMercury MG 25151
4485Serenade Celeste-
4486You're The Greatest LoveMercury MG 25105
4487Chiquita Madame-
4488Santa Chiare (Munastero 'E Santa Chiara)Mercury MG 25151
4489Minuit-
4490Peg De Mon Coeur (Peg O' My Heart)Mercury MG 25105
4491Paris, Paris-
4492BahianaMercury MG 25151
* Mercury MG 25151   Josephine Baker
* Mercury MG 25105   The Inimitable Josephine Baker

Clyde McCoy And His Orchestra

Clyde McCoy, trumpet; Chris Abbott, vocals #1; unknown, vocal group #3; unidentified orchestra.
maybe 1951
1. 4285Because Of RainMercury 5648
2. 4286A Stranger In TownMercury 5667, MG 25141
3. 4287How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm-
4. 4288St. Louis BluesMercury 5648, 25141, EP-1-3179, MG 20110
* Mercury MG 20110   Dancing To The Blues With Clyde McCoy
* Mercury MG 25141   Clyde McCoy - Date For Dancing
* Mercury EP-1-3179   Clyde McCoy - Late For Dancing
* Mercury 5648   Clyde McCoy - Because Of Rain / St. Louis Blues
* Mercury 5667   Clyde McCoy - A Stranger In Town / How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm
* Mercury 25141   no information

Carmen Taylor

Carmen Taylor, vocals; and others.
NYC, possibly 1951
4688Please Tell Me WhyMercury 70000
4689Let Me Know You Love Me-
* Mercury 70000   Carmen Taylor - Please Tell Me Why / Let Me Know You Love Me