Verve Sessions (1960)

by G.E. Hewitt

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Date: January 27, 1960
Location: Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
Label: Verve
Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook (Album Sessions)

Russ Garcia (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Bud Shank (as, f), Russ Garcia Orchestra (acc)

a. 23049-7 Yesterdays - 3:07(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach) / arr: Russ Garcia
Verve LP6158 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 2   (1960)
Memoir LP125 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1986)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
b. 23050-6 Why Was I Born? - 3:22(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Russ Garcia
Verve 4510212 — Why Was I Born / You Couldn't Be Cuter   (1960)
Verve LP6157 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 1   (1960)
c. 23051-6 The Song Is You - 3:32(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Russ Garcia
Verve LP6157 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 1   (1960)
Memoir LP125 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1986)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
d. 23052-1 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - 3:57(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach) / arr: Russ Garcia
Verve LP6158 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 2   (1960)
Memoir LP125 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1986)
MVD Box Set9031 — Collectors Edition 1942-60   (2011)
e. 23053-7 Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - 3:57(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Russ Garcia
Verve LP6157 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 1   (1960)
All titles on: Verve LP6142-2 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1960)

Date: January 29, 1960
Location: Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
Label: Verve
Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook (Album Sessions)

Russ Garcia (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Bud Shank (as, f), Russ Garcia Orchestra (acc)

a. 23054-11 The Way You Look Tonight - 3:33(Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields) / arr: Russ Garcia
Verve LP6142-2 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1960)
Verve LP6158 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 2   (1960)
Memoir LP125 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1986)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
b. 23055-7 All The Things You Are - 3:49(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Russ Garcia
Verve LP6142-2 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1960)
Verve LP6157 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 1   (1960)
Memoir LP125 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1986)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
c. 23056-6 Poor Pierrot - 3:23(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach) / arr: Russ Garcia
Verve LP6142-2 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1960)
Verve LP6158 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 2   (1960)
d. 23057-3 The Touch Of Your Hand - 3:44(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach) / arr: Russ Garcia
Verve LP6142-2 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1960)
Verve LP6158 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 2   (1960)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
e. 23058lost Ol' Man River(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Russ Garcia
unissued

Date: February 9, 1960
Location: Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
Label: Verve
Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook (Album Sessions)

Russ Garcia (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Russ Garcia Orchestra (acc)

a. 23075-9 Dearly Beloved - 2:52(Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer)
Verve LP6158 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 2   (1960)
MGM LP4241 — The Very Best Of Jerome Kern   (1964)
Memoir LP125 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1986)
Verve CD553268-2 — Blues In The Night: The Johnny Mercer Songbook   (1997)
Verve Box Set557539-2 — The Complete Johnny Mercer Songbooks   (1998)
MVD Box Set9031 — Collectors Edition 1942-60   (2011)
b. 23076-11 Why Do I Love You? - 2:34(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
Verve LP6157 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 1   (1960)
Verve CD523827-2 — A Fine Romance: The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1994)
c. 23077-10 Don't Ever Leave Me - 3:19(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
Verve LP6157 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 1   (1960)
d. 23078-15 Remind Me - 2:55(Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields)
Verve LP6157 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 1   (1960)
All titles on: Verve LP6142-2 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1960)

Date: February 11, 1960
Location: Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
Label: Verve
Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook (Album Sessions)

Russ Garcia (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Russ Garcia Orchestra (acc)

a. 23079-10 I Won't Dance - 2:25(Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh)
Verve LP6157 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 1   (1960)
Memoir LP125 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1986)
b. 23080-10 You Couldn't Be Cuter - 2:05(Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields)
Verve 4510212 — Why Was I Born / You Couldn't Be Cuter   (1960)
Verve LP6158 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 2   (1960)
Memoir LP125 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1986)
c. 23081-13 A Fine Romance - 3:39(Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields)
Verve LP6157 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 1   (1960)
Memoir LP125 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1986)
d. 23082-5 Let's Begin - 2:15(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
Verve LP6158 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 2   (1960)
Verve CD523827-2 — A Fine Romance: The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1994)
e. 23083-4 She Didn't Say Yes - 2:25(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
Verve LP6158 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 2   (1960)
Memoir LP125 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1986)
f. 23084-4 Look For The Silver Lining - 2:56(Jerome Kern, Buddy De Sylva)
Verve LP6157 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 1   (1960)
Memoir LP125 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1986)
All titles on: Verve LP6142-2 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1960)

Date: February 15, 1960
Location: Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
Label: Verve
Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook (Album Sessions)

Russ Garcia (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Russ Garcia Orchestra (acc)

a. 23093-8 Long Ago (And Far Away) - 4:07(Jerome Kern, Ira Gershwin)
Verve LP6158 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 2   (1960)
Memoir LP125 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1986)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
MVD Box Set9031 — Collectors Edition 1942-60   (2011)
b. 23094-11 I'm Old Fashioned - 2:44(Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer)
Verve LP6157 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 1   (1960)
Memoir LP125 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1986)
Verve CD555402-2 — Trav'lin' Light: The Johnny Mercer Songbook   (1998)
Verve Box Set557539-2 — The Complete Johnny Mercer Songbooks   (1998)
c. 23095-13 Bill - 4:03(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II, P. G. Wodehouse)
Verve LP6158 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 2   (1960)
Memoir LP125 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1986)
d. 23096-9 D'Ya Love Me? - 3:23(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein II)
Verve LP6158 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 2   (1960)
Jasmine Box Set26-4 — There Goes That Song Again   (2011)
e. 23097-4 All In Fun - 3:06(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
Verve LP6157 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook, Vol. 1   (1960)
All titles on: Verve LP6142-2 — Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook   (1960)

Date: August 24, 1960
Location: Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
Label: Verve

Russ Garcia (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Russ Garcia Orchestra (acc)

a. 23319-6 By Myself - 1:41(Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
MGM LP4006 — Past Midnight   (1961)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
b. 23320-10 They Can't Take That Away From Me - 2:48(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
MGM LP4006 — Past Midnight   (1961)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
c. 23321-9 In The Still Of The Night - 2:08(Cole Porter)
unissued
d. 23322-3 At Long Last Love - 2:22(Cole Porter)
MGM LP4006 — Past Midnight   (1961)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
e. 23323-10 Last Night When We Were Young - 2:51(Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg)
Verve CD537573-2 — Harold Arlen Songbook: That Old Black Magic   (1997)
f. 23324-6 Twelve Past Midnight - 2:24(Barny Ide, Stan Keyawa)
MGM LP4006 — Past Midnight   (1961)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
g. 23325-3 After Dark - 2:00(Composer Unknown)
unissued
h. 23326-9 The Ballad Of The Sad Young Men - 4:08(Thomas J. Wolf, Jr., Fran Landesman)
MGM LP4006 — Past Midnight   (1961)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
i. 23327-6 I Get Along Without You Very Well - 2:20(Hoagy Carmichael)
unissued

Sessions are combined and performances are listed by master number.


Date: August 29, 1960
Location: Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
Label: Verve

Russ Garcia (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Russ Garcia Orchestra (acc)

a. 23328-11 My Old Flame - 3:25(Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow)
MGM LP4006 — Past Midnight   (1961)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
b. 23329 'Round Midnight - 2:54(Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
unissued
c. 23330 Don't Worry 'Bout Me - 2:25(Ted Koehler, Rube Bloom)
unissued
d. 23331 Bidin' My Time - 2:35(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
unissued

Date: October 20, 1960
Location: Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
Label: Verve

Russ Garcia (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Russ Garcia Orchestra (acc)

a. 23352-4 But Not For Me - 2:37(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
MGM LP4006 — Past Midnight   (1961)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
b. 23353-6 I'll Never Be The Same - 4:10(Matt Malneck, Frank Signorelli, Gus Kahn)
unissued
c. 23354-3 Mean To Me - 3:18(Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert)
MGM LP4006 — Past Midnight   (1961)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
d. 23355-4 After You've Gone - 2:33(Henry Creamer, Turner Layton)
unissued
e. 23356-5 What's New? - 3:33(Bob Haggart, Johnny Burke)
unissued

Date: October 31, 1960
Location: Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
Label: Verve

Marty Paich (con), Margaret Whiting (v), Marty Paich Orchestra (acc)

a. 23357-9 Just One Of Those Things - 2:18(Cole Porter)
MGM LP4244 — The Very Best Of Cole Porter   (1964)
b. 23358-4 The Blue Room - 2:55(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
c. 23359-5 Sing For Your Supper - 2:19(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d. 23360-2 People Will Say We're In Love - 2:14(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
All titles on: MGM LP4006 — Past Midnight   (1961)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)

Date: November 9, 1960
Location: Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
Label: Verve
Broadway, Right Now (Album Sessions)

Russ Garcia (con), Mel Tormé, Margaret Whiting (v), Howard Roberts (g), Geoffrey Clarkson (p), Ralph Hansell (vib), Don Bagley (b), Alvin Stoller (d, per), Unknown (t, tb, f, tu), Vincent De Rosa (frh), Marcia Johnstone (hrp), Israel Baker, Sarah Kreindler, Amerigo Marino, Jack Perrer, Marshall Sosson, Heimann Weinstine, Tibor Zelig, Sigmund Ziebel, Olgar Zundel (vn), Allan Harshman, Myron Sandler (vl), George Neikrug (vc)

a. 23361-7 All You Need Is A Quarter - 2:35(Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) / arr: Russ Garcia
His Master's Voice EP8721 — Do-Re-Mi   (1961)
b. 23362-6 Tall Hope - 3:30(Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) / arr: Russ Garcia
c. 23363-10 Hey, Look Me Over - 3:08(Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) / arr: Russ Garcia
Verve 4510230 — What's New At The Zoo? / Hey, Look Me Over   (1961)
d. 23364-4 Fireworks - 2:36(Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) / arr: Russ Garcia
His Master's Voice EP8721 — Do-Re-Mi   (1961)
All titles on: Verve LP2146 — Broadway, Right Now!   (1961)

Date: November 10, 1960
Location: Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
Label: Verve
Broadway, Right Now (Album Sessions)

Russ Garcia (con), Mel Tormé, Margaret Whiting (v), Russ Garcia Orchestra (acc)

a. 23365-8 If Ever I Would Leave You - 3:18(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
MGM LP4243 — The Very Best Of Lerner & Loewe   (1964)
VCR Records Download — 100 Original Tracks Remastered   (2013)
b. 23366 I Loved You Once In Silence - 3:13(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
c. 23367 Our Language Of Love - 2:29(Alexandre Breffort, Marguerite Monnot)
d. 23368 Far Away From Home - 5:10(Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh)
Rhino Box Set71589 — The Mel Tormé Collection   (1996)
e. 23368 Angelina - 5:10(Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh)
Rhino Box Set71589 — The Mel Tormé Collection   (1996)
f. 23369 Cry Like The Wind - 3:13(Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
His Master's Voice EP8721 — Do-Re-Mi   (1961)
g. 23370 Make Someone Happy - 2:10(Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
His Master's Voice EP8721 — Do-Re-Mi   (1961)
h. 23371 From A Prison Cell - 3:01(Alexandre Breffort, Marguerite Monnot)
i. 23372-10 What's New At The Zoo? - 2:34(Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
Verve 4510230 — What's New At The Zoo? / Hey, Look Me Over   (1961)
His Master's Voice EP8721 — Do-Re-Mi   (1961)
All titles on: Verve LP2146 — Broadway, Right Now!   (1961)

d, e performed as medley.

Mel Tormé (v) on b-f, h-i; Margaret Whiting (v) on a, c-g, i.

Sessions are combined and performances are listed by master number.


Sessions Reported: 11

Performances Reported: 60

Unique Songs Reported: 60

Unique Issues Reported: 21