Mercury Records Discography: 1953

1953

Julian Dash And His Orchestra

Henry Coker, Bob Range, trombone; Julian Dash, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, Haywood Henry, baritone sax; Freddie Jefferson, piano; Lee Stanfield, bass; Sonny Payne, drums.
NYC, January 7, 1953
9440Burnin'unissued
9441Fire WaterMercury 70087
9442Deacon Dash-
9443Alabama Mambounissued
* Mercury 70087   Julian Dash - Fire Water / Deacon Dash

Ben Webster With Johnny Richards' Orchestra

Don Elliott, trumpet, mellophone; Eddie Bert, trombone; Sam Rubinowitch, alto sax, piccolo; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Sidney Brown, baritone sax; Billy Taylor, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Johnny Richards, arranger.
NYC, January 23, 1953
9456-8HootEmArcy MG 26006, EP-1-6011, MG 36051
9457-5Pouting-
9458-4The Iron HatEmArcy MG 26006, EP-1-6011
9458-6-EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4
* EmArcy MG 36051   Various Artists - Volume III-Giants Of Jazz - The Jazz Greats: Reeds-Part II
* EmArcy MG 26006   Ben Webster - The Big Tenor
= EmArcy (J) 175J-3/4   The Complete Ben Webster On EmArcy
* EmArcy EP-1-6011   Ben Webster - The Iron Hat

Paul Quinichette Quintet

Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Marlowe Morris, organ; Jerome Darr, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Les Erskine, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January, 1953
9452-8Galoshes And RubbersMercury 70138; EmArcy MG 26035, EP-1-6061, MG 36050
9453-9People Will Say We're In LoveMercury 70086; EmArcy MG 26035, EP-1-6061, MG 36051
9454-9Rose Of BirdlandMercury 70138; EmArcy MG 26035, EP-1-6060, MG 36051
9455-4No ParkingMercury 70086; EmArcy MG 26035, EP-1-6060
* EmArcy MG 36050   Various Artists - Volume III-Giants Of Jazz - The Jazz Greats: Reeds-Part I
* EmArcy MG 36051   Various Artists - Volume III-Giants Of Jazz - The Jazz Greats: Reeds-Part II
* EmArcy MG 26035   Paul Quinichette - Sequel
= EmArcy (J) 175J-5/6   The Complete Paul Quinichette On EmArcy
* EmArcy EP-1-6061   Paul Quinichette - Let's Make It
* EmArcy EP-1-6060   Paul Quinichette - Sequel
* Mercury 70138, 70138x45   Paul Quinichette - Galoshes And Rubbers / Rose Of Birdland
* Mercury 70086, 70086x45   Paul Quinichette - People Will Say We're In Love / No Parking

Carmen Taylor With Leroy Kirkland's Orchestra

Carmen Taylor, vocals; Leroy Kirkland, director; and others.
NYC, January, 1953
9472I'm Coming Back To YouMercury 70105
9473Lookin' For You-
9474I Feel Itunissued
9475My Love-
* Mercury 70105   Carmen Taylor - I'm Coming Back To You / Lookin' For You

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

Larry Brooks, Corny Panico, Ron Walters, trumpet; Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; Larry Ransom, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer, trombone; Jim Cooke, Jack Gaylo, alto sax; Kenny Mann, Larry Regan, tenor sax; Charlie Spero, baritone sax, clarinet; Matt Alagna, piano; Henry Poston, bass; Henry Riggs, drums.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, January, 1953
9526It's The Talk Of The TownMercury EP-1-3140; Wing MGW 12155
9527CaravanMercury 70097, EP-1-3078, MG 20336, MG 20583
9528While We DreamMercury 70097, EP-1-3140
9529Untitled Instrumentalunissued
* Wing MGW 12155   Ralph Marterie - Trumpeters Lullaby
* Mercury MG 20336   The Hits That Made Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra Famous
* Mercury MG 20583, SR 60249   Various Artists - More Golden Goodies - Songs That Sold A Million
* Mercury EP-1-3140   Ralph Marterie - One Night Stand
* Mercury EP-1-3078   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra - Dancer's Delight
* Mercury 70097, 70097x45   Ralph Marterie - Caravan / While We Dream

Dinah Washington

unknown, trumpet; unknown, alto sax; unknown, tenor sax; unknown, baritone sax; possibly Beryl Booker, piano; possibly Keter Betts, bass; possibly Jimmy Cobb, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, early 1953
9580You Let My Love Grow ColdMercury 70125, (J) 18PJ-10140/43
9581-7Surprise PartyMercury (J) 18PJ-10140/43
9582Don't Get Around Much AnymoreMercury MG 20622
9583-5Ain't Nothing GoodMercury 70125, (J) 18PJ-10140/43
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10140/43   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 3 - 1952-1954
* 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 70125, 70125x45   Dinah Washington - You Let My Love Grow Cold / Ain't Nothing Good

Django Reinhardt Et Ses Rythmes

Maurice Vander, piano; Django Reinhardt, guitar; Pierre Michelot, bass; Jean-Louis Viale, drums.
Studio "B" Pathe-Marconi Magellan, Paris, France, March 10 or 11, 1953
17276Blues For IkeMercury MGC 516; Clef MGC 747
17277September Song-
17278Night And Day-
17279Insensiblement-
17280Manoir De Mes Reves-
17281Nuages-
17282Brazil-
17283Confessin'-
* Clef MGC 747   Dizzy Gillespie, Django Reinhardt - Jazz From Paris (not released)
= Verve MGV 8015   Dizzy Gillespie, Django Reinhardt - Jazz From Paris
* Mercury MGC 516; Clef MGC 516   The Great Artistry Of Django Reinhardt

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

Larry Brooks, Corny Panico, Bobby Sutherland, Ron Walters, trumpet; Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; Larry Ransom, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer, trombone; Jim Cooke, Jack Gaylo, alto sax; Kenny Mann, tenor sax; Larry Regan, tenor sax #1-3,5, tenor sax, vocals #4; Charlie Spero, baritone sax, clarinet; Matt Alagna, piano; Henry Poston, bass; Henry Riggs, drums; The Smarty Airs, vocal group #3,4.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, March, 1953
1. 9672CarlaMercury 71007, MG 20128
2. 9673Swamp Fireunissued
3. 9674Go AwayMercury 70153
4. 9675Crazy Man, Crazy-
5. 9676Warsaw ConcertoMercury 70221; Wing MGW 12155
* Mercury MG 20128   Ralph Marterie - Salute To The Aragon Ballroom
* Wing MGW 12155   Ralph Marterie - Trumpeters Lullaby
* Mercury 70153, 70153x45   Ralph Marterie - Go Away / Crazy Man, Crazy
* Mercury 70221, 70221x45   Ralph Marterie - Warsaw Concerto / Lazy River
* Mercury 71007   no information

Marshall Royal Quintet

Marshall Royal, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Bobby Tucker, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
NYC, April 7, 1953
9609Where Is Your HeartMercury 70140
9610I Wanna Get NastyMercury 70140; EmArcy MG 36018, EP-1-6128
9611-2'S WonderfulEmArcy MG 36018
9612Funky Feelin' Blues-
* EmArcy MG 36018   Various Artists - Alto Altitude
* EmArcy EP-1-6128   Various Artists - Alto Altitude
* Mercury 70140, 70140x45   Marshall Royal - Where Is Your Heart / I Wanna Get Nasty

Vic Damone, Rusty Draper And Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; Rusty Draper, vocals; Vic Damone, vocals #1,3,4; unidentified orchestra.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, May, 1953
1. 9702You Turned The Tables On MeMercury MG 25201, EP-1-3183
2. 9703Lazy RiverMercury 70178, 70221, MG 25163, MG 25201, MG 20118, MG 20173
3. 9704LouiseMercury MG 25201, EP-1-3183
4. 9705Bummin' AroundMercury 70178, MG 25201, EP-1-3183
* Mercury MG 20118   Songs By Rusty Draper
* Mercury MG 20173   Rusty Draper - Rusty Meets Hoagy
* Mercury MG 25201   Vic Damone, Ralph Marterie, Rusty Draper - 3 Guys On A Note
* Mercury MG 25163   Billy Daniels - Songs At Midnight
* Mercury 70178, 70178x45   Vic Damone, Rusty Draper And Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra - Lazy River / Bummin' Around
* Mercury 70221, 70221x45   Ralph Marterie - Warsaw Concerto / Lazy River
* Mercury EP-1-3183   no information

Billy Williams

Billy Williams, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, circa May, 1953
9706This Side Of HeavenMercury 70180, EP-1-3086, MG 20317, EP-1-3360; Wing MGW 12131
9707You're The One For Me-
9708Cattle CallMercury 70210, EP-1-3086, MG 20317, EP-1-3365; Wing MGW 12131
9709A Smile For Suzette-
* Mercury MG 20317   Billy Williams - Oh Yeah!
* Wing MGW 12131   Vote For Billy Williams
* Mercury EP-1-3086   Billy Williams Quartet - TV Favorites Of The Show Of Shows
* Mercury 70180, 70180x45   Billy Williams - This Side Of Heaven / You're The One For Me
* Mercury 70210, 70210x45   Billy Williams - Cattle Call / A Smile For Suzette
* Mercury EP-1-3360, EP-1-3365   no information

Dinah Washington

unknown, trombone #6; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; possibly Wynton Kelly, piano; Jackie Davis, organ; Keter Betts, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; Candido, bongos; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified brass, #1,2,4,5,8; unidentified brass and male vocal group, #3; unidentified brass and mixed vocal group, #6,7.
NYC, June 10, 1953
1. 9790-5Fat DaddyMercury 70214, MG 20247, MG 20650; EmArcy 814 184-1; Mercury (J) 18PJ-10140/43
2. 9791-9Go Pretty DaddyMercury MG 20622
3. 9792-7TV Is The Thing (take 7)Mercury (J) 18PJ-10140/43
4. 9792-12TV Is The Thing (take 12)Mercury MG 20247
5. 9793-1Feel Like I Wanna CryMercury 70329, EP-1-3205, EP-1-3231; Wing MGW 12140
6. 9794Lean Baby (aka My Lean Baby)Mercury 70175, (J) 18PJ-10140/43
7. 9795Never, Never-
8. 9797I Ain't Goin' To Cry No MoreMercury MG 20622
* 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 (J) 18PJ-10140/43   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 3 - 1952-1954
* Mercury MG 20622, SR 60622   Dinah Washington - The Good Old Days (not released)
= Mercury MG 20829, SR 60829   Dinah Washington - The Good Old Days
* Wing MGW 12140   Dinah Washington - Late Late Show
* Mercury EP-1-3205   Dinah Washington - Blues In Fashion
* Mercury EP-1-3231   Dinah Washington - no info
* Mercury 70214, 70214x45   Dinah Washington - Fat Daddy
* Mercury 70329, 70329x45   Dinah Washington - Short John / Feel Like I Wanna Cry
* Mercury 70175, 70175x45   Dinah Washington - My Lean Baby / Never, Never

Arnett Cobb And His Orchestra

Ed Lewis, trumpet; Dickie Harris, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Charlie Ferguson, tenor, baritone sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; Al Walker, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, June 14, 1953
9468Congraturations To SomeoneMercury 70701
9469Poor Butterfly-
9470-3Operation (take 3)Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61
9470-5Operation (take 5)-
9470-8Operation (take 8)-
9471The Travelerunissued
* Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61   Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album
* Mercury 70701, 70701x45   Arnett Cobb - Congraturations To Someone / Poor Butterfly

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns, trumpet; Donald Cole, Bennie Green, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax; Numa Moore, baritone sax; Sadik Hakim, piano; unknown, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Babs Gonzales, vocals #1.
NYC, June 15, 1953
1. 9464The James Moody StoryMercury 70102; EmArcy EP-1-6009, MG 26004, MG 36031
2. 9465And Now Moody Speaks-
3. 9466Feelin' LowMercury 70185; EmArcy EP-1-6070, MG 26040, MG 36050, (J) 195J-10104
4. 9467Wail BaitMercury 70185; EmArcy MG 26040, MG 36050, (J) 195J-10104
* EmArcy MG 36031   James Moody - The Moody Story
= EmArcy (J) 195J-10104   The Complete James Moody On EmArcy
* EmArcy MG 36050   Various Artists - Volume III-Giants Of Jazz - The Jazz Greats: Reeds-Part I
* EmArcy MG 26004   James Moody - The Moody Story
* EmArcy MG 26040   James Moody - Moodsville
* EmArcy EP-1-6009   James Moody - The Moody Story
* EmArcy EP-1-6070   James Moody - Moodsville
* Mercury 70102, 70102x45   James Moody - The James Moody Story / And Now Moody Speaks
* Mercury 70185, 70185x45   James Moody - Feelin' Low / Wail Bait

Dinah Washington

Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Sleepy Anderson, piano; Jackie Davis, organ; Keter Betts, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums; Candido, bongos #2; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Chicago, IL, June 17, 1953
1. 9870Am I BlueEmArcy MG 36028
2. 9871Pennies From HeavenEmArcy 16014, MG 36028
* EmArcy MG 36028   Dinah Washington - After Hours With Miss "D"
* EmArcy 16014, 16014x45   Dinah Washington - Pennies From Heaven / Love For Sale

Stomp Gordon

Billy Brooks, trumpet; Little Hiawatha Edmunson, tenor sax; Stomp Gordon, piano, vocals; Rabbit, bass; Chick Jones, drums.
NYC, June 21, 1953
10038Sloopy Daddy BluesMercury 70233, 314 528 292-2
10039Captain Videounissued
10040Stomp's Boogie-
10041Half Breed-
10042Juicy LucyMercury 70246, 314 528 292-2
10043Soldier's Cryunissued
10044DragnetMercury 70233
10045Stompin'unissued
10046Beguine-
10047Night Train-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 70233, 70233x45   Stomp Gordon - Sloopy Daddy Blues / Dragnet
* Mercury 70246, 70246x45   Stomp Gordon - Juicy Lucy / That's Her Whimsey, Dr. Kinsey

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

Larry Brooks, Corny Panico, Bobby Sutherland, Ron Walters, trumpet; Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; Larry Ransom, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer, trombone; Jack Gaylo, Yano Spano, alto sax; Kenny Mann, tenor sax; Larry Regan, tenor sax, vocals #1, tenor sax #2-4; Charlie Spero, baritone sax, clarinet; Matt Alagna, piano; Henry Poston, bass; Henry Riggs, drums.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, June, 1953
1. 9880The Girl Of The Golden WestMercury 70199
2. 9881Granadaunissued
3. 988240 Cups Of Coffee-
4. 9883The Moon Is BlueMercury 70199, MG 20066
* Mercury MG 20066   Ralph Marterie - Dance Band In Town
* Mercury 70199, 70199x45   Ralph Marterie - The Girl Of The Golden West / The Moon Is Blue

Dinah Washington

unknown, trumpet; unknown, tenor sax; unknown, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; unknown, bongos; Dinah Washington, vocals; unknown, vocal group.
circa June-July, 1953
9920Set Me FreeMercury MG 20622
9921Since My Man Has Gone And WentMercury 70284, (J) 18PJ-10140/43
* 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 (J) 18PJ-10140/43   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 3 - 1952-1954
* Mercury 70284, 70284x45   Dinah Washington - Since My Man Has Gone And Went / My Man's An Undertake

Dinah Washington

unknown, tenor sax #1,2; unknown, celeste #3; unknown, guitar #4; unknown, bass #4; Dinah Washington, vocals; unidentified orchestra, #1,2; unidentified choir, #3,4.
late summer 1953
1. 10131-4My Man's An UndertakeMercury 70284; Wing MGW 12140
2. 10132-5Mean And EvilMercury (J) 18PJ-10140/43
3. 10129-4Silent NightMercury 70263, (J) 18PJ-10140/43
4. 10130-10The Lord's Prayer-
* Wing MGW 12140   Dinah Washington - Late Late Show
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10140/43   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 3 - 1952-1954
* Mercury 70284, 70284x45   Dinah Washington - Since My Man Has Gone And Went / My Man's An Undertake
* Mercury 70263, 70263x45   Dinah Washington - Silent Night / The Lord's Prayer

Stomp Gordon

Little Hiawatha Edmunson, tenor sax; Stomp Gordon, piano, vocals; Jimmy "Baby Face" Lewis, guitar; Rabbit, bass; Chick Jones, drums.
NYC, July 1, 1953
10057Why Do I Love Youunissued
10058That's Her Whimsey, Dr. KinseyMercury 70246, 314 528 292-2
10059Walk Around The CornerMercury 314 528 292-2
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 70246, 70246x45   Stomp Gordon - Juicy Lucy / That's Her Whimsey, Dr. Kinsey

George Wallington With The Swedish All Stars

Ake Persson, trombone; Arne Domnerus, alto sax; Lars Gullin, baritone sax; George Wallington, piano; Simon Brehm, bass; Jack Noren, drums; Quincy Jones, arranger.
Stockholm, Sweden, September 14, 1953
mr518Blue BirdMetronome (Swd) MEP 20; Prestige PREP 1347; EmArcy MG 36121; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102
mr519'Round MidnightMetronome (Swd) MEP 20; Prestige PREP 1347; EmArcy MG 36121; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-103
* EmArcy MG 36121   Jimmy Raney, George Wallington - Swingin' In Sweden
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1949-1953, Vol. 1 - Dear Old Stockholm
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-103   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1949-1954, Vol. 2 - Stockholm Sweetnin'
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 20; Esquire (E) EP 2   George Wallington With The Swedish All Stars
* Prestige PREP 1347   George Wallington And The Swedish All Stars

Buddy Johnson And His Orchestra

Andrew Wood, trumpet; Willis Nelson, Frank Royal, trumpet #1-4; Willie Nelson, Courtney Williams, trumpet #5-11; Steve Pulliam, Julius Watson, trombone; Harold Minerve, alto sax; Dave Van Dyke, Purvis Henson, tenor sax; Teddy Conyers, baritone sax #1-4; William Crump, baritone sax #5-11; Buddy Johnson, piano; Chauncey "Lord" Westbrook, guitar #1-4; Jimmy Jackson, guitar #5-11; Leon Spann, bass; Emmanuel Simms, drums #1-4; Emmanuel Sims, drums #5-11; Ella Johnson, vocals #1,4,6,7; Nolan Lewis, vocals #3,8; Ricky Harper, vocals #9.
NYC, September, 1953
1. 9916-7I'm Just Your FoolMercury 70251; Wing MGW 12005; Mercury 71723, C 30139x45, 314 528 292-2
2. 9917-8A-12Mercury 70251; Wing MGW 12005
3. 9918-7I Never Had It So GoodMercury 70488
4. 9919Ain'tcha Got Me (Where You Want Me)Mercury 70377, MG 20322
5. 9930-1Bring It Up, Van DykeBear Family (G) BCD 15479
6. 9931-3My Old Man-
7. 9932One More TimeMercury 70321
8. 9933Let's Start All Over AgainMercury 70377
9. 9934Shut Your Big Mouth (Girl)Bear Family (G) BCD 15479; Mercury 314 528 292-2
10. 9935-4Mush Mouth (alternate take)Bear Family (G) BCD 15479
11. 9935-5Mush MouthMercury 70321
* Wing MGW 12005; Mercury MG 20209   Buddy Johnson And His Orchestra - Rock 'N Roll
= Wing MGW 12111   Buddy Johnson And His Orchestra - Rock 'N Roll Stage Show
* Mercury C 30139x45   Buddy Johnson - I'm Just Your Fool / I Don't Want Nobody
* Mercury MG 20322   Buddy Johnson - Walkin'
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Bear Family (G) BCD 15479   Buddy Johnson, Ella Johnson - 1953-1964
* Mercury 71723   Buddy Johnson - I'm Just Your Fool / I Don't Want Nobody
* Mercury 70251, 70251x45   Buddy Johnson - I'm Just Your Fool / A-12
* Mercury 70321, 70321x45   Buddy Johnson - One More Time / Mush Mouth
* Mercury 70488, 70377   no information

Arnett Cobb And His Orchestra

Ed Lewis, trumpet; Dickie Harris, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Charlie Ferguson, tenor, baritone sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; Al Walker, drums.
NYC, September, 1953
YW9684Apple WineMercury 70171
YW9685The Traveler-
* Mercury 70171, 70171x45   Arnett Cobb - Apple Wine / The Traveler

Lars Gullin Quintet

Carl-Henrik Norin, tenor sax; Lars Gullin, baritone sax; Rolf Berg, guitar; George Riedel, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, November 6, 1953
mr552 | 11416BugsMetronome (Swd) MEP 27; EmArcy MG 36012, EP-1-6121; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-101
mr553 | 11417Jump For FanMetronome (Swd) MEP 27; EmArcy MG 36012, EP-1-6123; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-101
mr554 | 11414Stocks And BondsMetronome (Swd) MEP 27; EmArcy MG 36012, EP-1-6122; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-101
mr555 | 11415I Fall In Love Too Easily-
* EmArcy MG 36012   Lars Gullin
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-101   Lars Gullin 1951-1954 - Danny's Dream
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 27; Esquire (E) EP 8   Lars Gullin Quintet
* EmArcy EP-1-6121   Lars Gullin - Excursion
* EmArcy EP-1-6123   Lars Gullin - More Gullin!
* EmArcy EP-1-6122   Lars Gullin

Quincy Jones And His Swedish-American All Stars

Art Farmer, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Ake Persson, trombone; Arne Domnerus, alto sax, clarinet; Lars Gullin, baritone sax; Bengt Hallberg, piano; Simon Brehm, bass; Alan Dawson, drums; Quincy Jones, arranger, director.
Stockholm, Sweden, November 10, 1953
mr560Pogo StickMetronome (Swd) MEP 30, MLP 15020; Prestige PRLP 172; EmArcy MG 36083; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-103
mr561Liza-
mr562Jones BonesMetronome (Swd) MEP 31, MLP 15020; Prestige PRLP 172; EmArcy MG 36083; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-103
mr563Sometimes I'm Happy-
* Metronome (Swd) MLP 15020   Quincy Jones - Stockholm Sweetnin'
* EmArcy MG 36083; Universal (J) UCCM-9108   Roy Haynes, Quincy Jones - Jazz Abroad
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-103   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1949-1954, Vol. 2 - Stockholm Sweetnin'
* Prestige PRLP 172   Quincy Jones Swedish-American All Stars
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 30; Esquire (E) EP 5   Quincy Jones And His Swedish-American All Stars, Vol. 1
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 31; Esquire (E) EP 20   Quincy Jones And His Swedish-American All Stars, Vol. 2

Lionel Hampton

Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet #1-6,8; Lionel Hampton, vibes #1-4,8, drums #5, vibes, xylophone, timbales #6, vibes, piano #7; Andre Persiany, piano; Alvin "Buddy" Banks, bass; Curley Hamner, drums #1-4,6,7; Kansas Fields, drums #6,8.
Paris, France, November 30, 1953
1. 19663 | 10614Elmar The StockbrokerEmArcy MG 26038, EP-1-6067, MG 36032
2. 19664 | 10613Serenade To Nicole's Mink Coat-
3. 19665 | 10610Wallin' PanassieEmArcy MG 26037, EP-1-6065, MG 36032
4. 19666 | 10608Sweet LorraineEmArcy MG 26037, EP-1-6064, MG 36032
5. 19667 | 10611Crazy HampEmArcy MG 26038, EP-1-6066, MG 36032, MG 36071; Mercury MG 20133
6. 19668 | 10612Mezz And The HampEmArcy MG 26038, EP-1-6066, MG 36032
7. 19669 | 10607Mister FedorEmArcy MG 26037, EP-1-6064, MG 36032
8. 19670 | 10609Blues For The Hot Club De FranceEmArcy MG 26037, EP-1-6065, MG 36032
* EmArcy MG 36032   Lionel Hampton - Hamps In Paris
* EmArcy MG 36071   Various Artists - Volume VIII-Giants Of Jazz - The Jazz Greats: Drum Role
* Mercury MG 20133   Various Artists - Swinging For The King
* EmArcy MG 26038   Lionel Hampton - Crazy Hamp
* EmArcy MG 26037   Lionel Hampton - Hamp In Paris
* EmArcy EP-1-6067   Lionel Hampton - Hamp Abroad
* EmArcy EP-1-6065   Lionel Hampton - C'est Le Hamp
* EmArcy EP-1-6064   Lionel Hampton - Hamp In Paris
* EmArcy EP-1-6066   Lionel Hampton - Crazy Hamp

Billy Williams Quartet

Billy Williams, vocals; and others.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, 1953
10087I've Got An Invitation To A DanceMercury 70324, MG 20317, EP-1-3219, EP-1-3364
10088I'll Close My Eyes To The Rest Of The WorldMercury 70324, MG 20317, EP-1-3219, EP-1-3360
10089If I Never Get To HeavenMercury 70271, MG 20317, EP-1-3219, EP-1-3365; Wing MGW 12131
10090Ask Me No QuestionsMercury 70271, MG 20317, EP-1-3219, EP-1-3364; Wing MGW 12131
* Mercury MG 20317   Billy Williams - Oh Yeah!
* Wing MGW 12131   Vote For Billy Williams
* Mercury 70324, 70324x45   Billy Williams - I've Got An Invitation To A Dance / I'll Close My Eyes To The Rest Of The World
* Mercury 70271, 70271x45   Billy Williams - If I Never Get To Heaven / Ask Me No Questions
* Mercury EP-1-3219, EP-1-3364, EP-1-3360, EP-1-3365   no information

Georgia Gibbs

Georgia Gibbs, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, 1953
9576Say It Isn't SoMercury 70218, MG 25175, EP-1-3061, MG 20071
9577I'll Always Be In Love With YouMercury MG 25175, EP-1-3061, MG 20071
9578He's Funny That WayMercury 70218, MG 25175, EP-1-3062, MG 20071, EP-1-3243
9579If I Had YouMercury MG 25175, EP-1-3062, MG 20071
* Mercury MG 20071   Georgia Gibbs - Music And Memories
* Mercury MG 25175   Georgia Gibbs Sings The Oldies
* Mercury EP-1-3061   Georgia Gibbs Sings The Oldies
* Mercury EP-1-3062   Her Nibs - Miss Georgia Gibbs
* Mercury EP-1-3243   Georgia Gibbs
* Mercury 70218, 70218x45   Georgia Gibbs - Say It Isn't So / He's Funny That Way

Sammy Spear And His Orchestra

Sammy Spear, trumpet, conductor; unidentified orchestra.
NYC, 1953
9800I'm Gonna Bring A Watermelon To My Girl TonightMercury 70318, MG 25177, EP-1-3157
9801King Of The RagsMercury MG 25177, MG 20116
9802Alcoholic BluesMercury MG 25177
9803Anna Liza's Wedding Day-
9804The Sunshine Of Your Smile-
9805Animal Cartoonix-
9806Whip And SpurMercury MG 25177, EP-1-3157
9807Bee's KneesMercury MG 25177, EP-1-3157, MG 20116
9808Tickle The Ivories-
9809Knockout Drops-
9810GertieMercury MG 25177, EP-1-3157
* Mercury MG 20116   Sammy Spear - Authentic Ragtime Music
* Mercury MG 25177   Sammy Spear And His Society Eight
* Mercury 70318, 70318x45   Sammy Spear - I'm Gonna Bring A Watermelon To My Girl Tonight / All The Boys Love Mary
* Mercury EP-1-3157   no information

Billy Daniels

Billy Daniels, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Jimmy Mundy, conductor #1; Russ Case, conductor #2.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, 1953
1. 10206Medley: Please / I Only Have Eyes For You / I Can Dream, Can't I / Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered / What A Difference A Day Makes / More Than You Know / I Still Get A Thrill Thinking Of YouMercury MG 20047
2. 10219Medley: It's Easy To Remember / Imagination / Love Me Or Leave Me / That Old Feeling / My Funny Valentine / This Is My Beloved-
* Mercury MG 20047   Billy Daniels - Love Me Or Leave Me

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

Larry Brooks, Corny Panico, Bobby Sutherland, Ron Walters, trumpet; Ralph Marterie, trumpet, conductor; Larry Ransom, Paul Severson, Bobby Speer, trombone; Jack Gaylo, Yano Spano, alto sax; Kenny Mann, Larry Regan, tenor sax; Charlie Spero, baritone sax, clarinet; Matt Alagna, piano; Henry Poston, bass; Henry Riggs, drums.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, 1953
10169Moonlight In VermontMercury MG 20053, EP-1-3271; Wing MGW 12117
10170Pennsylvania TurnpikeMercury MG 20053, EP-1-3272; Wing MGW 12117
10171Oye Negra-
10172Take The "A" TrainMercury MG 20053, EP-1-3270; Wing MGW 12117
10173Bumble BoogieMercury 70406, MG 20053, EP-1-3270; Wing MGW 12117
10174Love Theme From "The Glenn Miller Story"Mercury 70281, MG 20053, EP-1-3271; Wing MGW 12117
10175The CreepMercury 70281, MG 20053, EP-1-3272; Wing MGW 12117
* Mercury MG 20053   Ralph Marterie - Dance Date
* Wing MGW 12117   Ralph Marterie - Dance Date
* Mercury 70406, 70406x45   Ralph Marterie - Bumble Boogie / Tantalizin' Melody
* Mercury 70281, 70281x45   Ralph Marterie - Love Theme From "The Glenn Miller Story" / The Creep
* Mercury EP-1-3271, EP-1-3272, EP-1-3270   no information

Georgia Gibbs

Georgia Gibbs, vocals; unidentified orchestra.
1953
9588My Blue HeavenMercury MG 25175, EP-1-3062, MEP 13
9589How Long Has This Been Going OnMercury MG 25175, EP-1-3061
9590It Had To Be You-
9591Somebody Loves MeMercury MG 25175, EP-1-3062, MG 20071, MEP 13
* Mercury MG 20071   Georgia Gibbs - Music And Memories
* Mercury MG 25175   Georgia Gibbs Sings The Oldies
* Mercury EP-1-3062   Her Nibs - Miss Georgia Gibbs
* Mercury EP-1-3061   Georgia Gibbs Sings The Oldies
* Mercury MEP 13   no information

Sammy Spear And His Orchestra

Sammy Spear, trumpet, conductor; unidentified orchestra.
1953
10122All The Boys Love MaryMercury 70318, MG 25186, MG 20116
* Mercury MG 20116   Sammy Spear - Authentic Ragtime Music
* Mercury MG 25186   Sammy Spear - Hits Of Yesteryear
* Mercury 70318, 70318x45   Sammy Spear - I'm Gonna Bring A Watermelon To My Girl Tonight / All The Boys Love Mary

Harry Arnold And His Orchestra

Harry Arnold And His Orchestra, Richard Rodgers, composer.
released 1953
LoverMetronome (Swd) JLP 31
Isn't It Romantic-
This Can't Be Love-
It Might As Well Be Spring-
Blue Moon-
There's A Small Hotel-
Falling In Love With Love-
Where Or When-
* Metronome (Swd) JLP 31   Richard Rodgers Played By Harry Arnold And His Orchestra - Isn't It Romantic
= Mercury MG 25176   Harry Arnold And His Orchestra - Immortal Songs Of Richard Rodgers