The Capitol Years, Part II (1950-1957 & 1961)

by G.E. Hewitt

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Date: January 10, 1950
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #1589

Frank De Vol (dir, con, v), Margaret Whiting (v), The Jud Conlon Singers (bkv), Frank De Vol Orchestra (acc)

a. 5372-3 I Said My Pajamas (And Put On My Prayers) - 3:12(Eddie Pola, George Wyle)
Capitol 78/45841 — Be Mine / I Said My Pajamas   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 7813265 — Sing A Happy Song / I Said My Pajamas   (1950)
Collectors' Choice CD103-2 — The Complete Capitol Hits Of Margaret Whiting   (1999)
Castle Pulse CD739 — Legendary Song Stylist   (2005)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
b. 5373-4 Be Mine - 2:28(Jack Elliott, Harold Spina)
Capitol 78/45841 — Be Mine / I Said My Pajamas   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 7813436 — A Man Ain't A-Nothin' But A Wolf / Be Mine   (1951)
Castle Pulse CD739 — Legendary Song Stylist   (2005)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
c. 5374-2 (We've Got A) Sure Thing - 2:54(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
Capitol 78/45851 — Solid As A Rock / Sure Thing   (1950)
Sinetone AMR Download1104 — 1949-1951 Singles   (2011)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
d. 5375-4 Solid As A Rock - 3:00(Bob Hilliard, Dave Mann)
Capitol 78/45851 — Solid As A Rock / Sure Thing   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6585 — Capitol Presents Margaret Whiting   (1953)
Sinetone AMR Download1104 — 1949-1951 Singles   (2011)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
e. 5387-4 Dream Peddler's Serenade - 3:17(John Rufus Sharpe, Johnny Mercer)
Capitol 78/45879 — Come Rain Or Come Shine / Dream Peddler's Serenade   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 7813337 — A-Razz-A-Ma-Tazz / Dream Peddler's Serenade   (1950)
Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)
Sinetone AMR Download1104 — 1949-1951 Singles   (2011)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)

Frank De Vol (dir) on a, (con) on b-e, (v) on a; The Jud Conlon Singers (bkv) on a-b, d-e.


Date: February 25, 1950
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #1523

Frank De Vol (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Frank De Vol Orchestra (acc)

a. 5587-2 A Shawl Of Galway Grey - 3:15(Joseph Hamilton Kennedy)
Capitol 78/451041 — A Shawl Of Galway Grey / If You Were Only Mine   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6585 — Capitol Presents Margaret Whiting   (1953)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
b. 5588-2 Stay With The Happy People - 2:51(Jule Styne, Bob Hilliard)
Capitol 78/45934 — My Foolish Heart / Stay With The Happy People   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 7813293 — Stay With The Happy People / Festival Of Roses   (1950)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
c. 5589backing tr My Foolish Heart - 3:05(Victor Young, Ned Washington)
unissued

Margaret Whiting (v) on a-b.

The vocal for "My Foolish Heart" was recorded at the next session (February 27, 1950).


Date: February 27, 1950
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #1523-A

Margaret Whiting (v)

a. 5589-3overdub My Foolish Heart - 3:05(Victor Young, Ned Washington)
Capitol 78/45934 — My Foolish Heart / Stay With The Happy People   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 7813277 — My Foolish Heart / I'll Never Slip Around Again   (1950)
Telefunken 7880077 — Far Away Places / My Foolish Heart   (1950)

The backing track was recorded at the previous session (February 25, 1950) by Frank De Vol & Orchestra.


Date: March 1, 1950
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #1557

Jimmy Wakely, Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (acc)

a. 5584-6overdub Let's Go To Church (Next Sunday Morning) - 2:29(Steve Allen)
Capitol 78/45960 — Let's Go To Church / Why Do You Say Those Things   (1950)
Capitol 78/451382 — Easter Parade / Let's Go To Church   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813467 — Let's Go To Church / Easter Parade   (1951)
b. 5585-2 Close Your Pretty Eyes - 2:40(Rene De Buxeuil, Kermit Goell, Virgil Thomas)
Capitol 78/451065 — Close Your Pretty Eyes / Fool's Paradise   (1950)
Both titles on: Hilltop LP6053 — I'll Never Slip Around Again   (1967)
Jasmine CD2603 — Till We Meet Again: Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely   (2006)

Unknown (acc) on b.

The backing track for "Let's Go To Church" was recorded February 24, 1950 (Session #1522); personnel unknown.


Date: March 3, 1950
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #1650

Frank De Vol (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Frank De Vol Orchestra (acc)

a. 5592-6 Somebody's Wrong(Raymond Egan, Henry Marshall, Richard Whiting)
b. 5593-2 When You Wore A Tulip (And I Wore A Big Red Rose)(Percy Wenrich, Jack Mahoney)
Both titles unissued.

Date: April 26, 1950
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #1724

Frank De Vol (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Frank De Vol Orchestra (acc)

a. 5915-3 I've Got To Get Out Of The Habit - 2:59(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
b. 5916-5 A-Razz-A-Ma-Tazz - 2:01(Irving Taylor, David E. Coleman)
Capitol (GB) 7813337 — A-Razz-A-Ma-Tazz / Dream Peddler's Serenade   (1950)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
Both titles on: Capitol 78/451027 — A-Razz-A-Ma-Tazz / I've Got To Get Out Of The Habit   (1950)
Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)

This was a split session with Frank De Vol and his orchestra.


Date: April 28, 1950 [14:00-17:00]
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #1727/1727-A

Billy May (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Alvino Rey (g), Buddy Cole (p), Don Whitaker (b), John Cyr (d), Mannie Klein, Zeke Zarchy (t), Ed Kusby, Jim Priddy (tb), Gordon Green, Joe Krechter, Hap Lawson, George Smith (r), Kathryn Thompson (hrp)

a. 5927-5overdub If You Were Only Mine - 2:29(Isham Jones, Charles Newman) / arr: Billy May
Capitol 78/451041 — A Shawl Of Galway Grey / If You Were Only Mine   (1950)
Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)

This was a split session with Jerry Lewis.

The vocal for "If You Were Only Mine" was recorded April 29, 1950 (Session #1727-A).

Capitol 1041/F1041 credit Margaret Whiting with Lou Busch and orchestra.


Date: May 11, 1950 [15:00-18:00]
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #1751

Billy May (con), Bob Hope, Margaret Whiting (v), The Starlighters (bkv), George Van Eps (g), Buddy Cole (p), Phil Stephens (b), John Cyr (d), Uan Rasey (t), Fred Falensby (ts), Gordon Green (cl), Arthur Smith (f), Art Fleming (bsn), Ray Johnson, Joe Krechter, Del Porter, Wayne Songer (oc)

a. 6011-4 Home Cookin' - 2:51(Jay Livingston, Ray Evans) / arr: Billy May
Capitol (GB) EP1-20071 — Ain't We Got Fun   (1961)
Capitol CD5-28295-2 — From The Vaults, Vol. 7   (2001)
Vocalion CD3011 — My Own True Love   (2001)
b. 6018-1 Blind Date - 3:17(Sydney Robin) / arr: Billy May
Capitol CS/CD7-93194-2 — Margaret Whiting Collectors Series   (1990)
Collectors' Choice CD103-2 — The Complete Capitol Hits Of Margaret Whiting   (1999)
MVD Box Set9031 — Collectors Edition 1942-60   (2011)
Both titles on: Capitol 78/451042 — Blind Date / Home Cookin'   (1950)
Capitol CD5-21322-2 — A Date With Bob Hope   (1999)
Castle Pulse CD739 — Legendary Song Stylist   (2005)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
Acrobat Box Set7036 — The Billy May Collection 1939-60   (2012)

Date: July 5, 1950
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #1796

Lou Busch (dir, p), Margaret Whiting (v), Gillette & The Peppers (bkv), The Carr-Hops (acc)

a. 6305-2 Funny Bunny Hug(William Tracey, Raymond Walker)
unissued
b. 6306-8 Let's Do It Again - 2:24(Desmond O'Connor, Ray Hartley)
Capitol 78/451132 — Friendly Star / Let's Do It Again   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 7813353 — Let's Do It Again / Frankie And Johnny   (1950)
Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)
Jasmine CD534 — Let's Do It Again: From Honky-Tonk To The Classics   (2010)
c. 6307-4 Closer, Closer, Closer(Spencer Williams)
unissued

Gillette & The Peppers (bkv) on b-c.

"Let's Do It Again" credits Lou Busch as Joe "Fingers" Carr.


Date: July 6, 1950 [13:00-16:30]
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #1797/1797-A

Frank De Vol (con), Dean Martin, Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (bkv), Barney Kessel (g), Arnold Ross (p), Harry Babasin (b), Milt Holland (d), Buddy Childers, Ray Linn, George Seaberg (t), Lou McGarity, Colleen Satterwhite (tb), Skeets Herfurt, Jerome Kasper, Jules Kinsler, Ernest "Ted" Romersa (r)

a. 6199-4 I've Forgotten You - 3:11(Eddie Pola, George Wyle)
Capitol 78/451123 — I've Forgotten You / You're Mine, You   (1950)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
b. 6311-3 I'm In Love With You - 2:55(Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
Capitol 78/451160 — I'm In Love With You / Don't Rock The Boat, Dear   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 7813646 — Meanderin' / I'm In Love With You   (1951)
Bear Family Box Set15781 — Memories Are Made Of This   (1997)
Collectors' Choice CD609-2 — Hey, Brother, Pour The Wine   (2005)
c. 6312-5 Don't Rock The Boat, Dear - 2:35(Harold Arlen, Ralph Blane)
Capitol 78/451160 — I'm In Love With You / Don't Rock The Boat, Dear   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 7813401 — Happy Feet / Don't Rock The Boat, Dear   (1950)
Bear Family Box Set15781 — Memories Are Made Of This   (1997)
Castle Pulse CD739 — Legendary Song Stylist   (2005)
d. 6313-4overdub Friendly Star - 2:25(Harry Warren, Mack Gordon)
Capitol 78/451132 — Friendly Star / Let's Do It Again   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 7813133 — You're Mine, You / Friendly Star   (1950)
All titles on: Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)

Dean Martin (v) on b-c; Unknown (bkv) on a.

The vocal overdub for "Friendly Star" was recorded July 7, 1950.


Date: July 7, 1950
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #1795

Frank De Vol (dir, con), Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (bkv), The Les Baxter Orchestra (acc)

a. 6198-4 You're Mine, You - 2:58(Johnny Green, Edward Heyman)
Capitol 78/451123 — I've Forgotten You / You're Mine, You   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 7813133 — You're Mine, You / Friendly Star   (1950)
Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
b. 6308-3 Over And Over And Over - 3:01(George Ronald Brown, Henry Vars)
Capitol 78/451343 — Over And Over / The Moon Was Yellow   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813500 — Lonesome Gal / Over And Over   (1951)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
c. 6309-3 Once You Find Your Guy - 2:37(Kay Swift)
Capitol 78/451309 — Once You Find Your Guy / A Man Ain't A-Nothin' But A Wolf   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 7813558 — This Little Piggie Went To Market / Once You Find Your Guy   (1951)
Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)
All titles on: Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)

Unknown (bkv) on a.


Date: September 12, 1950
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #1903

Frank De Vol (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Frank De Vol Orchestra (acc)

a. 6574-1 The Best Thing For You - 2:46(Irving Berlin)
Capitol 78/451213 — The Best Thing For You / I've Never Been In Love Before   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 7813693 — Oops! / The Best Thing For You   (1952)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)
b. 6575-4 I've Never Been In Love Before - 2:31(Frank Loesser)
Capitol 78/451213 — The Best Thing For You / I've Never Been In Love Before   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 7813952 — I've Never Been In Love Before / Take Care, My Love   (1953)
Capitol LP410 — Love Songs By Margaret Whiting   (1956)
Capitol CS/CD8-29395-2 — Spotlight On Margaret Whiting   (1995)
EMI CD4-93064-2 — Love Songs / Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1998)
MVD Box Set9031 — Collectors Edition 1942-60   (2011)
c. 6576-4 The Moon Was Yellow (And The Night Was Young) - 2:55(Fred E. Ahlert, Edgar Leslie)
Capitol 78/451343 — Over And Over / The Moon Was Yellow   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813786 — The Moon Was Yellow / Make A Miracle   (1952)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)
MVD Box Set9031 — Collectors Edition 1942-60   (2011)
All titles on: Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)

Date: September 13, 1950
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #1906

Frank De Vol (con), Jimmy Wakely, Margaret Whiting (v), The Foy Willing Quartet (bkv), Frank De Vol Orchestra (acc)

a. 6585-4 A Bushel And A Peck - 2:05(Frank Loesser)
Capitol (GB) 7813923 — A Bushel And A Peck / Gomen-Nasai   (1953)
Capitol CS/CD7-93194-2 — Margaret Whiting Collectors Series   (1990)
Capitol CS/CD7-99179-2 — Capitol Sings Kids Songs For Grownups   (1992)
Capitol CS/CD8-32567-2 — Capitol Sings Frank Loesser   (1995)
Collectors' Choice CD103-2 — The Complete Capitol Hits Of Margaret Whiting   (1999)
MVD Box Set9031 — Collectors Edition 1942-60   (2011)
b. 6586-3 Beyond The Reef - 3:04(Jack Pitman)
Capitol (GB) 7813431 — Silver Bells / Beyond The Reef   (1950)
Both titles on: Capitol 78/451234 — A Bushel And A Peck / Beyond The Reef   (1950)
Jasmine CD2603 — Till We Meet Again: Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely   (2006)

The Foy Willing Quartet (bkv) on a.

This was a split session with Jimmy Wakely.


Date: September 20, 1950
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #1917

Jimmy Wakely, Margaret Whiting (v), The Foy Willing Quartet (bkv), Unknown (acc)

a. 6623-9 Silver Bells - 2:55(Jay Livingston, Ray Evans)
Capitol 78/451255 — Christmas Candy / Silver Bells   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 7813431 — Silver Bells / Beyond The Reef   (1950)
Capitol LP9028 — Merry Christmas To You   (1954)

Date: September 22, 1950
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #1918

Jimmy Wakely, Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (acc)

a. 6628-2 Christmas Candy - 2:51(John Thomas Kennedy, Jimmy Wakely, Foy Willing)
Capitol 78/451255 — Christmas Candy / Silver Bells   (1950)
Jasmine CD2603 — Till We Meet Again: Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely   (2006)

Date: October 27, 1950
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #1961

Frank De Vol (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Frank De Vol Orchestra (acc)

a. 6788-4 A Man Ain't A-Nothin' But A Wolf - 2:38(Walt Byron, Dave Gregory)
Capitol 78/451309 — Once You Find Your Guy / A Man Ain't A-Nothin' But A Wolf   (1950)
Capitol (GB) 7813436 — A Man Ain't A-Nothin' But A Wolf / Be Mine   (1951)
Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)

This was a split session with Helen O'Connell, The Dream Makers, and the Frank De Vol & Les Baxter orchestras.


Date: November 8, 1950
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #PRO-14

Margaret Whiting (v)

a. PRO-14 Hoppy, Topper And Me(Nacio Herb Brown, L. Wolfe Gilbert)
unissued

Refer to Session #2166 (May 10, 1951) for details about the master recording.


Date: December 27, 1950
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2010

Paul Sells (con), Jimmy Wakely, Margaret Whiting (v), Paul Sells Orchestra (acc)

a. 6948 Easter Parade - 2:24(Irving Berlin)
Capitol 78/451382 — Easter Parade / Let's Go To Church   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813467 — Let's Go To Church / Easter Parade   (1951)
EMI mfp CS/CD1248 — A Tribute To Irving Berlin   (1993)
Jasmine CD2603 — Till We Meet Again: Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely   (2006)

This was a split session with Jimmy Wakely.


Date: January 20, 1951 [16:00-19:00]
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2031

Billy May (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Allan Reuss (g), George Greeley (p), Meyer Rubin (b), Ralph Hansell (d), John Hacker, Len Hartman, Harry Klee (r), John Graas (frh), Ivan Eppinoff, David Frisina, Jacques Gasselin, George Kast, Lou Raderman, Olcott Vail (vn), Cy Bernard, Kurt Reher (vc)

a. 7025-3 Faithful - 3:08(Alex Alstone, Jimmy Kennedy, Larry Spier) / arr: Billy May
Capitol 78/451391 — Faithful / Lonesome Gal   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813515 — Faithful / Moonlight In Vermont   (1951)
Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
Sinetone AMR Download1104 — 1949-1951 Singles   (2011)

This was a split session with Clark Dennis.


Date: January 26, 1951
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2037

Frank De Vol (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (bkv), Frank De Vol Orchestra (acc)

a. 7044-4 Lonesome Gal - 2:48(Walter Schumann, Jack Brooks)
Capitol 78/451391 — Faithful / Lonesome Gal   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813500 — Lonesome Gal / Over And Over   (1951)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Castle Pulse CD739 — Legendary Song Stylist   (2005)
Sinetone AMR Download1104 — 1949-1951 Singles   (2011)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
b. 7045-7 Sing You Sinners - 2:28(W. Franke Harling, Sam Coslow)
Capitol 78/451417 — Sing You Sinners / You Are The One   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6585 — Capitol Presents Margaret Whiting   (1953)
c. 7046-5 You Are The One - 3:05(Paul Jules Durand, Dorcas Cochran, Irving Taylor)
Capitol 78/451417 — Sing You Sinners / You Are The One   (1951)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
All titles on: Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)

Date: March 21, 1951
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2109

Lou Busch (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Lou Busch Orchestra (acc)

a. 7329 Make The Man Love Me - 2:56(Arthur Schwartz, Dorothy Fields)
Capitol 78/451469 — Make The Man Love Me / We Kiss In A Shadow   (1951)
Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)
b. 7328 We Kiss In A Shadow - 2:35(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
Capitol 78/451469 — Make The Man Love Me / We Kiss In A Shadow   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813989 — We Kiss In A Shadow / Something Wonderful   (1953)
Capitol 453509 — We Kiss In A Shadow / Hello, Young Lovers   (1956)
EMI Encore LP136 — South Pacific / The King And I   (1961)
Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)
c. 7330 Something Wonderful - 3:10(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
Capitol 78/451491 — Something Wonderful / Hello, Young Lovers   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813989 — We Kiss In A Shadow / Something Wonderful   (1953)
EMI Encore LP136 — South Pacific / The King And I   (1961)
d. 7331 Hello, Young Lovers - 3:14(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
Capitol 78/451491 — Something Wonderful / Hello, Young Lovers   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813990 — Hello, Young Lovers / When Love Goes Wrong   (1953)
Capitol 453509 — We Kiss In A Shadow / Hello, Young Lovers   (1956)
EMI Encore LP136 — South Pacific / The King And I   (1961)
All titles on: Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Jasmine CD534 — Let's Do It Again: From Honky-Tonk To The Classics   (2010)

"Make The Man Love Me" was the first performance of the session; its matrix number is out of sequence.

Capitol F3509 credits Buddy Cole's orchestra for "Hello, Young Lovers".


Date: March 22, 1951
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2115

Jimmy Wakely, Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (acc)

a. 7349 Till We Meet Again - 2:16(Richard Whiting, Raymond Egan)
Capitol 78/451500 — When You And I Were Young Maggie Blues / Till We Meet Again   (1951)
Capitol 78/452177 — The Gods Were Angry With Me / Till We Meet Again   (1952)
b. 7350 Star Of Hope - 2:47(Emil Waldteufel, Phil Boutelje, Harry Tobias)
Capitol 78/451555 — Star Of Hope / Why Am I Losing You   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813716 — Missing In Action / Star Of Hope   (1952)
c. 7351 When You And I Were Young Maggie Blues - 2:13(Jimmy McHugh, Jack Frost)
Capitol 78/451500 — When You And I Were Young Maggie Blues / Till We Meet Again   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813523 — When You And I Were Young Maggie Blues / Fool's Paradise   (1951)
Hilltop LP6053 — I'll Never Slip Around Again   (1967)
Collectors' Choice CD103-2 — The Complete Capitol Hits Of Margaret Whiting   (1999)
Castle Pulse CD739 — Legendary Song Stylist   (2005)
d. 7352 Why Am I Losing You? - 2:38(Borney Bergantine)
Capitol 78/451555 — Star Of Hope / Why Am I Losing You   (1951)
All titles on: Jasmine CD2603 — Till We Meet Again: Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely   (2006)

Date: May 9, 1951
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2164

Lou Busch (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (bkv), Lou Busch Orchestra (acc)

a. 7550 This Little Piggie Went To Market - 2:53(Sam Coslow, Harold C. Lewis)
Capitol 78/451566 — Hoppy, Topper And Me / This Little Piggie Went To Market   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813558 — This Little Piggie Went To Market / Once You Find Your Guy   (1951)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
b. 7551 The End Of A Love Affair - 3:02(Edward C. Redding)
Capitol 78/451585 — Everlasting / The End Of A Love Affair   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813581 — Good Morning, Mr. Echo / The End Of A Love Affair   (1951)
Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)
Jasmine CD534 — Let's Do It Again: From Honky-Tonk To The Classics   (2010)
c. 7552 Everlasting - 3:16(Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
Capitol 78/451585 — Everlasting / The End Of A Love Affair   (1951)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)
Jasmine CD534 — Let's Do It Again: From Honky-Tonk To The Classics   (2010)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
d. 7553 River Road Two-Step - 2:15(Pee Wee King, Redd Stewart)
Capitol 78/451702 — Good Morning, Mr. Echo / River Road Two-Step   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6585 — Capitol Presents Margaret Whiting   (1953)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)

Unknown (bkv) on c-d.


Date: May 10, 1951
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2166

Frank De Vol (con), William Boyd, Margaret Whiting (v), Frank De Vol Orchestra (acc)

a. 7558 Hoppy, Topper And Me - 3:13(Nacio Herb Brown, L. Wolfe Gilbert) / arr: Frank De Vol
Capitol 78/451566 — Hoppy, Topper And Me / This Little Piggie Went To Market   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 78/4514137 — I Speak To The Stars / Hoppy, Topper And Me   (1954)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)

Date: June 14, 1951
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2194

Lee Gillette (pdr), Lou Busch (con), Peter Kanze, Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (bkv), Lou Busch Orchestra (acc)

a. 7631-18 Good Morning, Mr. Echo - 2:38(Bill Putnam, Belinda Putnam)
Capitol 78/451702 — Good Morning, Mr. Echo / River Road Two-Step   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813581 — Good Morning, Mr. Echo / The End Of A Love Affair   (1951)
Collectors' Choice CD103-2 — The Complete Capitol Hits Of Margaret Whiting   (1999)
Jasmine CD534 — Let's Do It Again: From Honky-Tonk To The Classics   (2010)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
MVD Box Set9031 — Collectors Edition 1942-60   (2011)
b. PRO-34-3 Radio Commercial For "Good Morning, Mr. Echo" - 1:00
Both titles on: Capitol CS/CD7-93194-2 — Margaret Whiting Collectors Series   (1990)

Peter Kanze (v) on b.

This was a split session with Joe "Fingers" Carr (Lou Busch).


Date: August 8, 1951
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2280

Lou Busch (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (bkv), Lou Busch Orchestra (acc)

a. 7905 And So To Sleep Again - 2:53(Sunny Skylar, Joe Marsala)
Capitol 78/451784 — And So To Sleep Again / Beer Barrel Polka   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813619 — And So To Sleep Again / Bill   (1951)
Capitol 10" LP9102 — Today's Top Hits, Vol. 2   (1951)
b. 7906 Beer Barrel Polka - 2:08(Wladimir Timm, Taromir Vejvoda, Lew Brown)
Capitol 78/451784 — And So To Sleep Again / Beer Barrel Polka   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6585 — Capitol Presents Margaret Whiting   (1953)
Jasmine CD534 — Let's Do It Again: From Honky-Tonk To The Classics   (2010)
c. 7907 More! More! More! - 2:30(John M. Elliot)
Capitol 78/451801 — More! More! More! / Bill   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813654 — If I Can Love You In The Morning / More! More! More!   (1952)
Jasmine CD534 — Let's Do It Again: From Honky-Tonk To The Classics   (2010)
d. 7908 Round And 'Round - 2:10(Lou Busch, Leon Pober)
Capitol 78/451939 — Oops! / Round And 'Round   (1952)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6585 — Capitol Presents Margaret Whiting   (1953)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)

Unknown (bkv) on b.

This was a split session with Joe "Fingers" Carr (Lou Busch).


Date: August 27, 1951
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2144

Jimmy Wakely, Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (acc)

a. 7476 Let's Live A Little - 2:44(Ruth E. Coletharp)
b. 7477 I Don't Want To Be Free - 2:36(Jimmy Wakely, George Wilson)
Hilltop LP6053 — I'll Never Slip Around Again   (1967)
Both titles on: Capitol 78/451816 — Let's Live A Little / I Don't Want To Be Free   (1951)
Jasmine CD2603 — Till We Meet Again: Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely   (2006)

Date: October 10, 1951
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2342

Lou Busch (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Lou Busch Orchestra (acc)

a. 9138 If I Can Love You In The Morning - 2:57(Vic Mizzy, Mann Curtis)
Capitol 78/451845 — That's For Sure / If I Can Love You In The Morning   (1951)
Capitol (GB) 7813654 — If I Can Love You In The Morning / More! More! More!   (1952)
b. 9139 That's For Sure - 2:12(Johnny Mercer)
Capitol 78/451845 — That's For Sure / If I Can Love You In The Morning   (1951)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
c. 9140 Oops! - 2:45(Johnny Mercer, Harry Warren)
Capitol 78/451939 — Oops! / Round And 'Round   (1952)
Capitol (GB) 7813693 — Oops! / The Best Thing For You   (1952)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
All titles on: Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)

Date: January 14, 1952
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2488/2489

Lou Busch (con), Jimmy Wakely (v, g), Margaret Whiting (v), Vincent Terri (g), Speedy West (stg), Paul Sells (p), Cliffie Stone (b), Tommy Romersa (d)

a. 9587 I Learned To Love You Too Late (My Darlin') - 2:04(Cottonseed Clark, Jack Kenney)
Capitol 78/452402 — Gomen-Nasai / I Learned To Love You Too Late   (1953)
Hilltop LP6053 — I'll Never Slip Around Again   (1967)
Jasmine CD2603 — Till We Meet Again: Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely   (2006)
b. 9588 Poor Whip-Poor-Will(Jimmy Kennedy, Nat Simon)
unissued
c. 9589 Give Me More, More, More (Of Your Kisses) - 1:50(Lefty Frizzell, Ray Price, Jim Beck)
Capitol 78/451965 — Let Old Mother Nature Have Her Way / Give Me More, More, More   (1952)
Hilltop LP6053 — I'll Never Slip Around Again   (1967)
Jasmine CD2603 — Till We Meet Again: Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely   (2006)
d. 9590 Let Old Mother Nature Have Her Way - 2:11(Louie Clark, Loys Southerland)
Capitol 78/451965 — Let Old Mother Nature Have Her Way / Give Me More, More, More   (1952)
Jasmine CD2603 — Till We Meet Again: Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely   (2006)

Session #2489 is a split with Wesley Tuttle.


Date: January 25, 1952
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2506/2507

Lou Busch (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Lou Busch Orchestra (acc)

a. 9650 I Could Write A Book - 3:08(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
Capitol 78/452000 — I'll Walk Alone / I Could Write A Book   (1952)
Capitol CS/CD7-97802-2 — Capitol's Great Ladies Of Song, Vol. 1   (1992)
Capitol CS/CD8-29395-2 — Spotlight On Margaret Whiting   (1995)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
b. 9651 I'll Walk Alone - 2:36(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
Capitol 78/452000 — I'll Walk Alone / I Could Write A Book   (1952)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6585 — Capitol Presents Margaret Whiting   (1953)
Collectors' Choice CD103-2 — The Complete Capitol Hits Of Margaret Whiting   (1999)
c. 9652 The Isle Of Skye - 2:52(Fred Glickman, Leon Pober)
Capitol 78/452681 — Moonlight In Vermont / The Isle Of Skye   (1953)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
d. 9653 Try Me One More Time - 2:17(Ernest Tubb)
Capitol 78/451984 — Foggy River / Try Me One More Time   (1952)
Jasmine CD2603 — Till We Meet Again: Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely   (2006)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
e. 9654 Foggy River - 2:29(Fred Rose)
Capitol 78/451984 — Foggy River / Try Me One More Time   (1952)
Jasmine CD2603 — Till We Meet Again: Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely   (2006)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
All titles on: Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)

Session #2507 is a split with Joe "Fingers" Carr (Lou Busch).


Date: August 19, 1952
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2730

Lou Busch (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Lou Busch Orchestra (acc)

a. 10514 Am I Wrong?(Composer Unknown)
unissued
b. 10515 Outside Of Heaven - 2:17(Chester Conn, Sammy Gallop)
Capitol 78/452217 — Outside Of Heaven / Alone Together   (1952)
Capitol (GB) 7813826 — The Sun Is Always Shining Somewhere / Outside Of Heaven   (1952)
Collectors' Choice CD103-2 — The Complete Capitol Hits Of Margaret Whiting   (1999)
Jasmine CD534 — Let's Do It Again: From Honky-Tonk To The Classics   (2010)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
MVD Box Set9031 — Collectors Edition 1942-60   (2011)
c. 10516 Alone Together - 2:09(Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
Capitol 78/452217 — Outside Of Heaven / Alone Together   (1952)
Sepia CD1024 — Everlasting   (2003)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)

This was a split session with Kay Starr and Dick Beavers.


Date: October 29, 1952
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2818

Lou Busch (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Lou Busch Orchestra (acc)

a. 10553 Moonlight In Vermont - 2:46(Karl Suessdorf, John Blackburn)
Capitol 78/452681 — Moonlight In Vermont / The Isle Of Skye   (1953)
Capitol CS/CD7-80180-2 — Capitol Sings Coast To Coast   (1994)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
b. 10657 Why Don't You Believe Me - 2:40(Lew Douglas, King Laney, Leroy W. Rodde)
Capitol 78/452292 — Why Don't You Believe Me / Come Back To Me, Johnny   (1952)
Capitol EP Album/10" LP9112 — Today's Top Hits, Vol. 7   (1953)
Collectors' Choice CD103-2 — The Complete Capitol Hits Of Margaret Whiting   (1999)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
c. 10658 Come Back To Me, Johnny - 2:37(Eddie Pola)
Capitol 78/452292 — Why Don't You Believe Me / Come Back To Me, Johnny   (1952)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
MVD Box Set9031 — Collectors Edition 1942-60   (2011)
All titles on: Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)

Date: December 23, 1952
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2861

Lou Busch (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (bkv), Lou Busch Orchestra (acc)

a. 10946 Singing Bells - 2:23(George Wyle, Eddie Pola)
Capitol 78/452331 — Singing Bells / Take Care, My Love   (1953)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
Sinetone AMR Download1376 — 1953-1956 Singles   (2011)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
b. 10947 Take Care, My Love - 2:58(Pee Wee King, Chilton Price, Redd Stewart)
Capitol 78/452331 — Singing Bells / Take Care, My Love   (1953)
Capitol (GB) 7813952 — I've Never Been In Love Before / Take Care, My Love   (1953)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
Sinetone AMR Download1376 — 1953-1956 Singles   (2011)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
c. 10948 Dancing With Tears In My Eyes(Al Dubin, Joe Burke)
unissued

Date: February 24, 1953
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2939

Jimmy Wakely, Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (acc)

a. 11159 Gomen-Nasai (Forgive Me) - 2:18(Ryoichi Hattori, Benedict Mayers)
Capitol 78/452402 — Gomen-Nasai / I Learned To Love You Too Late   (1953)
Capitol (GB) 7813923 — A Bushel And A Peck / Gomen-Nasai   (1953)
Capitol EP Album/10" LP9114 — Today's Top Hits, Vol. 9   (1953)
Jasmine CD2603 — Till We Meet Again: Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely   (2006)

Date: May 4, 1953
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #3033

Nelson Riddle (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Nelson Riddle Orchestra (acc)

a. 11528 Something Wonderful Happens - 2:48(Ann Del Guercio, George Thorn, Albert Gamse) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol 78/452489 — Something Wonderful Happens / Where Did He Go   (1953)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
b. 11529 Where Did He Go? - 2:38(Harold Karr, Matt Dubey) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol 78/452489 — Something Wonderful Happens / Where Did He Go   (1953)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
MVD Box Set9031 — Collectors Edition 1942-60   (2011)
c. 11530 Mm, It's Love(Composer Unknown) / arr: Nelson Riddle
unissued
d. 11531 I Wish I Could Telephone Heaven(Composer Unknown) / arr: Nelson Riddle
unissued

Date: June 17, 1953
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #2980

Buddy Cole (con), Jimmy Wakely, Margaret Whiting (v), Buddy Cole Orchestra (acc)

a. 11601 My Heart Knows - 2:19(James Cassin, Edward R. White, Mack Wolfson)
Capitol (GB) 78/4514121 — My Heart Knows / The Tennessee Church Bells   (1954)
b. 11602 When Love Goes Wrong - 2:24(Hoagy Carmichael, Harold Adamson)
Capitol (GB) 7813990 — Hello, Young Lovers / When Love Goes Wrong   (1953)
EMI mfp CS/CD1230 — A Tribute To Hoagy Carmichael   (1993)
Capitol CS/CD8-32592-2 — Capitol Sings Hoagy Carmichael   (1995)
Both titles on: Capitol 78/452528 — My Heart Knows / When Love Goes Wrong   (1953)
Hilltop LP6053 — I'll Never Slip Around Again   (1967)
Jasmine CD2603 — Till We Meet Again: Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely   (2006)

Date: June 18, 1953
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #3067

Buddy Cole (con), Jimmy Wakely, Margaret Whiting (v), Buddy Cole Orchestra (acc)

a. 11611-9 The Tennessee Church Bells - 2:37(Wes McWain, Dorthea Hahn)
Capitol 78/452689 — The Tennessee Church Bells / There's A Silver Moon   (1953)
Capitol (GB) 78/4514121 — My Heart Knows / The Tennessee Church Bells   (1954)
Jasmine CD2603 — Till We Meet Again: Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely   (2006)
b. 11612-9 There's A Silver Moon On The Golden Gate - 2:22(Joseph Meyer, Bob Rothberg, Charles Tobias)
Capitol 78/452689 — The Tennessee Church Bells / There's A Silver Moon   (1953)
Jasmine CD2603 — Till We Meet Again: Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely   (2006)
c. 11613-7 The Midnight Wind(Foy Willing)
unissued

Date: July 2, 1953
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #3088

Nelson Riddle (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Nelson Riddle Orchestra (acc)

a. 11664-6 I Just Love You - 2:42(Nicholas Brodszky, Joseph Pasternak) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol 78/452599 — The Night Holds No Fear / I Just Love You   (1953)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
b. 11665-7 Waltz To The Blues - 2:59(Lenny Adelson, Edward Ross Samuels) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol 78/452550 — Waltz To The Blues / C.O.D.   (1953)
Capitol 10" LP9023 — Popular Vocals In Full Dimensional Sound   (1954)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Sinetone AMR Download1376 — 1953-1956 Singles   (2011)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
MVD Box Set9031 — Collectors Edition 1942-60   (2011)
c. 11666-3 The Night Holds No Fear (For The Lover) - 2:53(Harry Green, Alan E. Brandt) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol 78/452599 — The Night Holds No Fear / I Just Love You   (1953)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
d. 11667-8 C.O.D. - 1:52(Guy Singer) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol 78/452550 — Waltz To The Blues / C.O.D.   (1953)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
Sinetone AMR Download1376 — 1953-1956 Singles   (2011)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)

Date: January 5, 1954
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #3282

Nelson Riddle (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Nelson Riddle Orchestra (acc)

a. 12216 It's Nice To Have You Home - 3:00(Geoffrey Clarkson, Lenny Adelson) / arr: Nelson Riddle
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
b. 12217 I Speak To The Stars - 3:04(Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol (GB) 78/4514137 — I Speak To The Stars / Hoppy, Topper And Me   (1954)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Both titles on: Capitol 78/452717 — It's Nice To Have You Home / I Speak To The Stars   (1954)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)

This was a split session with Nelson Riddle and his orchestra.


Date: June 9, 1954 [13:00-16:30]
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #3459

David Klein (mgr), Nelson Riddle (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Bob Bain (g), Speedy West (stg), Geoffrey Clarkson (p), Joe Comfort (b), Alvin Stoller (d), Mike Pacheco (bgo), Milt Bernhart, Francis "Joe" Howard, George Roberts (tb), John Hacker, Harry Klee, Warren Webb (r), John Graas (frh), Ann Stockton (hrp), Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Mischa Russell, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin (vn), Paul Robyn, David Sterkin (vl), Cy Bernard, Eleanor Slatkin (vc)

a. 12772 Joey - 2:40(Herb Wiener, James J. Kriegsmann, Bert Salmirs, Stanley Bernstein) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol 78/452853 — Joey / Ask Me   (1954)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
b. 12773 Ask Me - 2:02(Woody Hinderling) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol 78/452853 — Joey / Ask Me   (1954)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
c. 12774 An Affair Of The Heart - 2:27(Norman Gimbel) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol 78/452869 — An Affair Of The Heart / How Long Has It Been   (1954)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
MVD Box Set9031 — Collectors Edition 1942-60   (2011)
d. 12775 How Long Has It Been? - 2:55(Carmen Lombardo, John Jacob Loeb) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol 78/452869 — An Affair Of The Heart / How Long Has It Been   (1954)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
e. 12780 All I Want Is All There Is And Then Some - 2:39(Ross Bagdasarian) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol 78/452913 — Can This Be Love / All I Want Is All There Is   (1954)
Capitol (GB) 78/4514307 — Stowaway / All I Want Is All There Is   (1955)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
Sinetone AMR Download1376 — 1953-1956 Singles   (2011)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)

Date: July 1, 1954
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #3476

Nelson Riddle (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Nelson Riddle Orchestra (acc)

a. 12837 Can This Be Love? - 2:26(Doris Pony Sherrell, Philip Moody) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol 78/452913 — Can This Be Love / All I Want Is All There Is   (1954)
Capitol (GB) 78/4514213 — My Own True Love (Tara's Theme) / Can This Be Love   (1954)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Sinetone AMR Download1376 — 1953-1956 Singles   (2011)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)

This was a split session with Nelson Riddle and his orchestra.


Date: November 5, 1954
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #3580

Nelson Riddle (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (bkv), Nelson Riddle Orchestra (acc)

a. 13176 My Own True Love (Tara's Theme) - 2:48(Mack David, Max Steiner) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol (GB) 78/4514213 — My Own True Love (Tara's Theme) / Can This Be Love   (1954)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
MVD Box Set9031 — Collectors Edition 1942-60   (2011)
b. 13177 My Son, My Son - 2:57(Eddie Calvert, Bob Howard, Melville Farley) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
Both titles on: Capitol 78/452996 — My Own True Love (Tara's Theme) / My Son, My Son   (1954)

Unknown (bkv) on b.

This was a split session with Nelson Riddle and his orchestra.


Date: February 10, 1955
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #3695

Nelson Riddle (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (bkv), Nelson Riddle Orchestra (acc)

a. 13565 Allah Be Prais'd - 2:30(Joe Greene) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol 78/453067 — Allah Be Prais'd / Stowaway   (1955)
Sinetone AMR Download1376 — 1953-1956 Singles   (2011)
b. 13566rejected Mama's Pearls(Geoffrey Clarkson, Harry Clarkson, Dorothy D. Siegmann) / arr: Nelson Riddle
unissued
c. 13567 Stowaway - 2:59(Jerry Livingston, Carolyn Leigh) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol 78/453067 — Allah Be Prais'd / Stowaway   (1955)
Capitol (GB) 78/4514307 — Stowaway / All I Want Is All There Is   (1955)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
Sinetone AMR Download1376 — 1953-1956 Singles   (2011)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
d. 13568 Finally(Composer Unknown) / arr: Nelson Riddle
unissued

Date: June 22, 1955
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #3845

Dave Cavanaugh (dir), Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (bkv), Dave Cavanaugh Orchestra (acc)

a. 14039 A Man - 2:50(Fred Ebb, Carl-Ulrich Blecher, Siegfried Ulbrich)
b. 14040 Mama's Pearls - 2:15(Geoffrey Clarkson, Harry Clarkson, Dorothy D. Siegmann)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
Both titles on: Capitol 78/453189 — A Man / Mama's Pearls   (1955)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)

This was a split session with Gordon MacRae.


Date: July 21, 1955
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #3918

Frank De Vol (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (bkv), Frank De Vol Orchestra (acc)

a. 14245 I Love A Mystery - 2:40(Philip Springer, Norman Gimbel)
Capitol 78/453314 — I Love A Mystery / Bidin' My Time   (1955)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
b. 14246 Lover, Lover (Never Leave Me) - 2:41(James V. Kern)
Capitol 78/453232 — Lover, Lover / I Kiss You A Million Times   (1955)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
c. 14247 I Kiss You A Million Times - 2:43(Geoffrey Clarkson, Floyd H. Shaver)
Capitol 78/453232 — Lover, Lover / I Kiss You A Million Times   (1955)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
d. 14248 Back In Your Own Back Yard - 2:10(Al Jolson, Billy Rose, Dave Dreyer)
Capitol CS/CD8-29395-2 — Spotlight On Margaret Whiting   (1995)

Unknown (bkv) on a.


Date: August 11, 1955
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #3862, Sings For The Starry-Eyed (Album Sessions)

Frank De Vol (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Frank De Vol Orchestra (acc)

a. 14106 I Hadn't Anyone Till You - 3:03(Ray Noble)
Capitol EP3-685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed, Part III   (1956)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6811 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
Capitol (AU) 10" LP685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
Capitol LP1018 — Just For Variety, Vol. 16   (1958)
Capitol CS/CD8-29395-2 — Spotlight On Margaret Whiting   (1995)
b. 14107 They Didn't Believe Me - 2:47(Jerome Kern, Michael E. Rourke)
Capitol EP2-685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed, Part II   (1956)
Capitol (AU) 10" LP685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
c. 14108 Like Someone In Love - 2:48(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
Capitol EP1-685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed, Part I   (1956)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6811 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
Capitol CS/CD8-29395-2 — Spotlight On Margaret Whiting   (1995)
d. 14109 Remind Me - 3:16(Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields)
Capitol EP3-685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed, Part III   (1956)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6811 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
Capitol (AU) 10" LP685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
All titles on: Capitol LP685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
EMI CD4-93064-2 — Love Songs / Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1998)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)

Date: August 22, 1955
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #3942, Sings For The Starry-Eyed (Album Sessions)

Frank De Vol (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Frank De Vol Orchestra (acc)

a. 14334 Why Shouldn't I? - 3:16(Cole Porter)
Capitol EP1-685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed, Part I   (1956)
Capitol LP685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6811 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
b. 14335 Bidin' My Time - 2:48(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
Capitol 78/453314 — I Love A Mystery / Bidin' My Time   (1955)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
c. 14336 Sometimes I'm Happy - 2:47(Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar, Clifford Grey)
Capitol EP3-685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed, Part III   (1956)
Capitol LP685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6811 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
Capitol (AU) 10" LP685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
EMI CD4-93064-2 — Love Songs / Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1998)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
d. 14337 A Young Man's Fancy - 2:44(Milton Ager, John Murray Anderson, Jack Yellen)
Capitol EP3-685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed, Part III   (1956)
Capitol LP685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6811 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)

Date: September 2, 1955
Location: Capitol Studios, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #3962, Sings For The Starry-Eyed (Album Sessions)

Frank De Vol (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Frank De Vol Orchestra (acc)

a. 14418 Day In - Day Out - 3:15(Rube Bloom, Johnny Mercer)
Capitol EP2-685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed, Part II   (1956)
Capitol (AU) 10" LP685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
Capitol (GB) 78/4514591 — Old Enough / Day In - Day Out   (1956)
b. 14419 Love Can Happen Anytime - 2:28(Josef Myrow)
Capitol EP2-685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed, Part II   (1956)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6811 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
Capitol (AU) 10" LP685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
c. 14420 Let's Fall In Love - 3:10(Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)
Capitol EP1-685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed, Part I   (1956)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6811 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
Capitol CS/CD8-29395-2 — Spotlight On Margaret Whiting   (1995)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
d. 14421 I Got Lost In His Arms - 3:09(Irving Berlin)
Capitol EP2-685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed, Part II   (1956)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6811 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
Capitol (AU) 10" LP685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
e. 14422 I've Told Ev'ry Little Star - 2:01(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
Capitol EP1-685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed, Part I   (1956)
Capitol (GB) 10" LP6811 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
All titles on: Capitol LP685 — Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1956)
EMI CD4-93064-2 — Love Songs / Sings For The Starry-Eyed   (1998)

Date: March 23, 1956
Location: Capitol Tower, 1750 North Vine Street, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #4285

Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (acc)

a. 15267 Square Dance Rock(Varetta Dillard)
unissued
b. 15268 Old Enough - 2:08(Bob Roberts, Robert B. Sherman)
Capitol 78/453412 — Old Enough / Second Time In Love   (1956)
Capitol (GB) 78/4514591 — Old Enough / Day In - Day Out   (1956)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
Sinetone AMR Download1376 — 1953-1956 Singles   (2011)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
c. 15269 Second Time In Love - 2:27(Harry Warren, Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee)
Capitol 78/453412 — Old Enough / Second Time In Love   (1956)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
Sinetone AMR Download1376 — 1953-1956 Singles   (2011)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
d. 15270 Haunting Love - 3:05(Saul Ilson)
Capitol 78/453473 — True Love / Haunting Love   (1956)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
Sinetone AMR Download1376 — 1953-1956 Singles   (2011)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)

Date: June 6, 1956
Location: Capitol Tower, 1750 North Vine Street, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #4398

Nelson Riddle (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Nelson Riddle Orchestra (acc)

a. 15534 True Love - 2:31(Cole Porter) / arr: Nelson Riddle
Capitol 78/453473 — True Love / Haunting Love   (1956)
Capitol CD5-28294-2 — From The Vaults, Vol. 6   (2001)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
Sinetone AMR Download1376 — 1953-1956 Singles   (2011)

This was a split session with Nelson Riddle and his orchestra.


Date: September 19, 1956 [20:30-00:00]
Location: Capitol Tower, 1750 North Vine Street, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #4550

Billy May (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Al Hendrickson (g), Geoffrey Clarkson (p), Ralph Pena (b), Alvin Stoller (d), Fred Falensby, Ted Nash (ts), Len Hartman, Lloyd Hilderbrand, Jules Kinsler (r), Vincent De Rosa (frh), Ann Stockton (hrp), Kurt Dieterle, Alex Murray, Erno Neufeld, Mischa Russell, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson, Gerald Vinci (vn), Alvin Dinkin, David Sterkin (vl), Cy Bernard, Eleanor Slatkin (vc), Unknown (hnd)

a. 15914-6 The Party's Over - 2:45(Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) / arr: Billy May
Capitol (CA) 453586 — The Money Tree / The Party's Over   (1956)
Capitol CS/CD7-93194-2 — Margaret Whiting Collectors Series   (1990)
MVD Box Set9031 — Collectors Edition 1942-60   (2011)
b. 15915 Maybe I Love Him - 2:54(Irvin Graham) / arr: Billy May
Capitol 453586 — The Money Tree / Maybe I Love Him   (1956)
c. 15916 Spring In Maine - 2:13(Steve Allen, Carolyn Leigh) / arr: Billy May
Capitol 453666 — Tippy-Toe / Spring In Maine   (1957)
d. 15917-8 The Money Tree - 2:08(Mark McIntyre, Clifford F. Ferre) / arr: Billy May
Capitol 453586 — The Money Tree / Maybe I Love Him   (1956)
Capitol (CA) 453586 — The Money Tree / The Party's Over   (1956)
Capitol CS/CD7-93194-2 — Margaret Whiting Collectors Series   (1990)
Collectors' Choice CD103-2 — The Complete Capitol Hits Of Margaret Whiting   (1999)
MVD Box Set9031 — Collectors Edition 1942-60   (2011)
All titles on: Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)

Fred Falensby (ts) on a-c; Ted Nash (ts) on a-c; Len Hartman (r) on a-c; Lloyd Hilderbrand (r) on a-c; Jules Kinsler (r) on a-c; Vincent De Rosa (frh) on a-c; Ann Stockton (hrp) on a-c; Kurt Dieterle (vn) on a-c; Alex Murray (vn) on a-c; Erno Neufeld (vn) on a-c; Mischa Russell (vn) on a-c; Paul Shure (vn) on a-c; Felix Slatkin (vn) on a-c; Marshall Sosson (vn) on a-c; Gerald Vinci (vn) on a-c; Alvin Dinkin (vl) on a-c; David Sterkin (vl) on a-c; Cy Bernard (vc) on a-c; Eleanor Slatkin (vc) on a-c; Unknown (hnd) on d.


Date: February 1957
Location: Capitol Tower, 1750 North Vine Street, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #4797

Skip Martin (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Skip Martin Orchestra (acc)

a. 16512 Unbreakable Heart(Linda Peters, Bryan Peters, Dick Hanes)
unissued
b. 16513 Tippy-Toe - 2:10(David E. Coleman, Richard M. Sherman)
Capitol 453666 — Tippy-Toe / Spring In Maine   (1957)
Jasmine Box Set17-4 — My Ideal: The Definitive Collection   (2007)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
c. 16543 Kisses(George Gershwin, Arthur Jackson, Buddy De Sylva)
unissued

Date: September 12, 1961
Location: Capitol Tower, 1750 North Vine Street, Los Angeles
Label: Capitol
Session #10280

Ralph Carmichael (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Unknown (bkv), Ralph Carmichael Orchestra (acc)

a. 36457 Who Can? You Can! - 1:44(Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
Vocalion CD4214 — Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Singles 1950-62   (2003)
b. 36458 On Second Thought - 2:46(Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh)
Both titles on: Capitol 454638 — On Second Thought / Who Can? You Can!   (1961)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)

This was a split session with Ralph Carmichael and his orchestra.


Sessions Reported: 53

Performances Reported: 145

Unique Songs Reported: 142

Unique Issues Reported: 152