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 - Vol. 3 - The Jazz Giants - Reeds, Part 2
* 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 - Vol. 3 - The Jazz Giants - Reeds, Part 1
* EmArcy MG 36051   Various Artists - Vol. 3 - The Jazz Giants - Reeds, Part 2
* 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 - 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

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   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra (no details)

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   Vic Damone, Rusty Draper And Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra (no details)

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 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 1-3086, EP 1-3360, EP 1-3365   Billy Williams (no details)

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 details
* 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 - Vol. 3 - The Jazz Giants - Reeds, Part 1
* 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 - Rock 'N Roll
= Wing MGW 12111   Buddy Johnson - 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   Buddy Johnson And His Orchestra (no details)

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 - Vol. 8 - The Jazz Giants - 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   Billy Williams Quartet (no details)

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 1-3062   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
* Mercury EP 1-3061   Georgia Gibbs (no details)

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   Sammy Spear And His Orchestra (no details)

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   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra (no details)

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 MEP 13, EP 1-3061   Georgia Gibbs (no details)

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