VITAcoustic SeriesThe 78rpm-Club
Matrix Number Release Number Artist Title Recording Date Release Date
U 578 1A The Harmonicats | Rhythm Acc. Peg o’ My Heart February 1947 April 1947
U 611-1 1B The Harmonicats | Rhythm Acc. Fantasy Impromptu February 1947 April 1947
U-617 V 2A The Harmonicats | Rhythm Accompaniment Malaguena February 1947 April 1947
U-615-V 2B The Harmonicats | Rhythm Accompaniment Harmonica Boogie February 1947 April 1947
U-660-V 3A Mel Henke and Rhythm Accomp. with The Honeydreamers Alexander’s Ragtime Band March 1947 May 1947
U-661-V 3B Mel Henke and Rhythm Accomp. with The Honeydreamers What Is This Thing Called Love March 1947 May 1947
4A Freddy Nagel Orchestra (vocal: Patti Page) My Heart Is a Hobo c. April 1947 May 1947
4B Freddy Nagel Orchestra (vocal: Ted Travers) I Won’t Be Home Anymore When You Call c. April 1947 May 1947
U 668-V 5A Mel Henke (piano) with the Honeydreamers Honky Tonk Train early April 1947 July 1947
U 669-V 5B Mel Henke (piano) with the Honeydreamers In a Mist early April 1947 July 1947
U-788-V 6A Henry Busse and His Orch. (vocal: Lané Adams) The Lady from 29 Palms c. July 1947 August 1947
U-789-V 6B Henry Busse and His Orch. Jalousie c. July 1947 August 1947
unissued Henry Busse Hot Lips c. July 1947
unissued Henry Busse Wang Wang Blues c. July 1947
V-800-3 7A Jerry Murad’s Harmonicats with Rhythm Accomp. Peggy O’Neil August 1947 September 1947
V-577-3 7B Jerry Murad’s Harmonicats with Rhythm Accomp. September Song February 1947 September 1947
unissued Earl Hines Mandy, Make Up Your Mind late August 1947
unissued Earl Hines I’m a Little Blackbird late August 1947
V-8002 8A Sid Fisher Guitarist and His New Yorkers (Vocal: Gene Griffin) I Understand November 1947
V-8003 8B Sid Fisher Guitarist and His New Yorkers (Vocal: Gene Griffin) How Strange November 1947
V-900 (2) 9A Leo Diamond Harmonicartist | Sparkling Gems Accomp. My Sin September 1947 October 1947
V-901 (2) 9B Leo Diamond Harmonicartist | Sparkling Gems Accomp. And They Called It Dixieland September 1947 October 1947
V-805 10A Freddie Nagel and His Orch. If You Knew Susie (Like I Know Susie) August 1947 December 1947
V-804 10B Freddie Nagel and His Orch. (vocal: Jimmy Jett) Sophisticated Swing August 1947 December 1947
V-902 (2) 11A Leo Diamond Harmonicartist | Sparkling Gems Accomp. Donkey Serenade September 1947 October 1947
V-903 11B Leo Diamond Harmonicartist | Sparkling Gems Accomp. Tonight You Belong to Me September 1947 October 1947
12A The Honey Dreamers with Bill MacCrae Orchestra Get a Pinup Girl December 1947
12B The Honey Dreamers with Bill MacCrae Orchestra My Sweetie Went Away (But She Didn’t Say Where) December 1947
V-904 13A Jack Carroll | Orch. under Direction of Bill MacCrae On Green Dolphin Street September 1947 January 1948
V-905 13B Jack Carroll | Orch. under Direction of Bill MacCrae My Cousin Louella September 1947 January 1948
V-923 14A Yvette | Orchestra under the direction of Rex Maupin Bidibi Bot-Bot September 1947 January 1948
V-919 14B Yvette | Orchestra under the direction of Rex Maupin Long after To-Night September 1947 January 1948
V-913 15A Joan Edwards | Her Piano and Her Men There Ought to Be a Society September 1947 January 1948
V-932 15B Joan Edwards | Her Piano and Her Men It’s Easy When You Know How September 1947 January 1948
18 Leo Diamond | Vocal by Jeannie Williams I Love You Yes I Do
18 Leo Diamond unknown title
V-972 19A Jack Carroll | The Honeydreamers | Orch. under Direction of Bill MacCrae The Valentine Song (Are You Still My Valentine) c. October 1947 February 1948
V-973 19B Jack Carroll | The Honeydreamers | Orch. under Direction of Bill MacCrae Trust in Me c. October 1947 February 1948
907 (Rondo 160-B) Jack Carroll with Bill McRae’s [sic] Orchestra Time to Dream September 1947 (October 1948)
U 911-3 (Rondo 160-A) Jack Carroll with Bill McRae’s [sic] Orchestra Sleepy Town September 1947 (October 1948)
unissued Nick Keany Out of My Mind
unissued ? When Your Hair Has Turned to Silver
unissued ? I’m Dancing with Tears in My Eyes
unissued ? Just a Girl that Men Forget
V-817 20A Del Courtney and his Orchestra (Vocal by Gil Vester) Dream Peddler August 1947 c. February 1948
V-822 20B Del Courtney and his Orchestra (Vocal by Gil Vester and Gloria Foster) Do You Believe in Lovin’ Honey August 1947 c. February 1948
V-806 21A Freddy Nagel and his Orchestra (vocal by Jimmy Jett) Mary Lou August 1947 c. February 1948
V-807 21B Freddy Nagel and his Orchestra (vocal by Jimmy Jett) Smile Medley August 1947 c. February 1948
V-930 22A Joan Edwards | Orchestra Under Direction of Rex Maupin Big Brass Band from Brazil September 1947 c. February 1948
V-916 22B Joan Edwards | Her Piano and Her Men Dickey Bird Song September 1947 c. February 194


The Folk-Series

Matrix Number Release Number Artist Title Recording Date Release Date
V-10001 5000A Riley Shepard and His Wild West Cowboys Slap Her Down Agin late 1947 prob. February 1948
V-10002 5000B Riley Shepard and His Wild West Cowboys Judy (You’re My Angel) late 1947 prob. February 1948
V-10003 5001A Riley Shepard and His Wild West Playboys (vocal: Riley Shepard) Forty Miles at Sea late 1947 prob. February 1948
V-10004 5001B Riley Shepard and His Wild West Playboys (vocal: Riley Shepard) What Else Can I Do (But Love You) late 1947 prob. February 1948


The Folk-Series

Matrix Number Sensation Release Vitacoustic Release King Release Other Release Artist Title Recording Date First Release Date
2132 A
[K5465]
Sensation 1 Vitacoustic 1002 B King 4237 Todd Rhodes Orchestra Dance of the Red Skins July 1947 (August 1947) October 1947
2132 A alt. (Ace CDCHD 856) Todd Rhodes Orchestra Dance of the Red Skins July 1947 (August 1947) October 1947
2132 B
[K5466]
Sensation 1 Vitacoustic 1002 A King 4237 (Ace CDCHD 856) Todd Rhodes Orchestra Blue Sensation July 1947 (August 1947) October 1947
2133 A
[K5469]
Sensation 2 A Vitacoustic 1001A King 4239 (Ace CDCHD 856) Todd Rhodes Orchestra Bell-Boy Boogie July 1947 October 1947
2133 B
[K5470]
Sensation 2 B Vitacoustic 1001 B King 4239 (Ace CDCHD 856) Todd Rhodes Orchestra Flying Disc July 1947 October 1947

Matrix Number Sensation Release Vitacoustic Release King Release Other Release Artist Title Recording Date First Release Date
V1882
[K5476]
(Ace CD CHD 856) Todd Rhodes Jumpin’ with the Mountain King October 15, 1947
V1883
[K5474]
Sensation 25 Todd Rhodes and His Toddlers Lonely Echoes October 15, 1947 (January 1950)
V1884
[K5478]
(Ace CDCHD 856) Todd Rhodes I Want to Be Happy October 15, 1947
V1885
[K5477]
(Ace CDCHD 856) Todd Rhodes I Love You Truly October 15, 1947
V1886
[K5485]
(Ace CDCHD 856) Todd Rhodes Annie Laurie October 15, 1947
1887
[K5464]
Sensation 3 Vitacoustic 1003A King 4236 (Ace CDCHD 856) Vocal by Louie Saunders with Todd Rhodes Orchestra Oh Baby October 15, 1947 January 1948
1888
[K5463]
Sensation 3 Vitacoustic 1003B King 4236 (Ace CDCHD 856) Todd Rhodes Orchestra Bob Bop Sizzle October 15, 1947 January 1948
V1889 [K5467] Sensation 4 Vitacoustic 1004 King 4238 Todd Rhodes Orchestra Swoon Boulevard October 15, 1947 January 1948
V1890 [K5469] Sensation 4 Vitacoustic 1004 King 4238 (Ace CDCHD 856) Todd Rhodes Orchestra Toddlin’ Boogie October 15, 1947 January 1948
V1891 [K5479] (Ace CDCHD 856) Todd Rhodes Prelude in C Sharp Minor October 15, 1947
V1892 [K5486] Sensation 25 (Ace CDCHD 856) Todd Rhodes and His Toddlers Anitra’s Jump October 16, 1947 (January 1950)
V-1893 [K5481] Sensation 6 King 4240 Todd Rhodes and His Toddlers Sportree’s Jump October 16, 1947 (November 1947)
V-1893 alt. (Ace CDCHD 856) Todd Rhodes and His Toddlers Sportree’s Jump October 16, 1947 (November 1947)
V-1894 [K5473] Sensation 6 King 4240 (Ace CDCHD 856) Todd Rhodes and His Toddlers Blues for the Red Boy October 16, 1947 (November 1947)
V1895 [K5483] Sensation 9 King 4254 Todd Rhodes Todd’s Idea October 16, 1947 (November 1947)
V1895 alt. (Ace CDCHD 856) Todd Rhodes Todd’s Idea October 16, 1947 (November 1947)

Matrix Number Sensation Release Vitacoustic Release King Release Other Release Artist Title Recording Date First Release Date
V1900
[K5482]
(Ace CDCHD 856) Louie Saunders with Todd Rhodes Orchestra Sweetheart, Please Come Back to Me November 1947
V1901
[K5480]
(Ace CDCHD 856) Louie Saunders with Todd Rhodes Orchestra She Don’t Love Me Anymore November 1947
V1902
[K5484]
Sensation 9 King 4254 (Ace CDCHD 856) Louie Saunders with Todd Rhodes Orchestra Oo-we Walkie Talkie November 1947 (November 1947)

 


Matrix Number Sensation Release Vitacoustic Release King Release Artist Title Recording Date First Release Date
V1919
[K5492]
Vitacoustic acetate Doc Wiley and his Orchestra Hard Hearted Lover December 1947
V1920
[K5494]
Sensation 13-A Doc Wiley Trio I Want No One but You December 1947 (1948)
V1921
[K5495]
Doc Wiley I’m Longing for Your Love December 1947
V1922 [K5497] Doc Wiley In My Heart You’re Everything December 1947
V1923 [K5487] Sensation 13-B Doc Wiley Trio Bewildered December 1947 (1948)
V1924 [K5493] Doc Wiley How Long (Blues) December 1947
V1925 [K5500] Doc Wiley Prison Bound Blues December 1947
V1926 [K5488] tk. 1 Doc Wiley Trio Big Four Boogie December 1947
V1926 [K5488] Sensation 7-B King 4241-B Doc Wiley Trio Big Four Boogie December 1947 (1948)
V1927 [K5501] tk. 1 Doc Wiley Vibraphone Blues December 1947
V1927 [K5501] tk. 2 Doc Wiley Vibraphone Blues December 1947
V1928 [K5498] Doc Wiley Sugar Lips December 1947
V1929 [K5489] Sensation 7-A King 4241-A Doc Wiley Trio Big House Blues December 1947 (1948)
V1930 [K5496] Vitacoustic acetate Doc Wiley and his Orchestra I’m in Love Again December 1947
V1931 [K5490] Doc Wiley Chain Gang Blues December 1947
V1932 [K5491] Doc Wiley Every Day in the Week December 1947
V1933 [K5499] Sensation 24 “Doc” Wiley Trio Track #19 December 1947 (January 1950)
V1934 [K5502] Sensation 24 “Doc” Wiley Trio Wild Cat Boogie December 1947 (January 1950)
V1934 [K5502] tk. 3 “Doc” Wiley Trio Wild Cat Boogie December 1947

Matrix Number Sensation Release Vitacoustic Release King Release Other Release Artist Title Recording Date First Release Date
V1935
[K5471]
Vitacoustic 1007 (Ace CDCHD 856) Louie Saunders with Todd Rhodes Orchestra That Ain’t Right December 1947 Jan. or Feb. 1948
V1936
[K5472]
Vitacoustic 1007 Louie Saunders with Todd Rhodes Orchestra I Love You, Yes I Do December 1947 Jan. or Feb. 1948
V1937
[K5475]
(Ace CDCHD 856) Louie Saunders with Todd Rhodes Orchestra Fool for You December 1947

Matrix Number Sensation Release Vitacoustic Release Other Release Artist Title Recording Date First Release Date
B-4001
[K5518]
Sensation 19 Milt Jackson and his All Stars Bobbin’ with Robbin
[Boogie’s Blues]
c. October 1947 (October 1949)
B-4002
[K5521]
Sensation 19 Milt Jackson and his All Stars Autumn Breeze
[In a Beautiful Mood]
c. October 1947 (October 1949)
B-4003
[K5520]
(Galaxy LP 204) Milt Jackson and his All Stars Slits
[Slitz]
c. October 1947
B-4004
[K5519]
Milt Jackson and his All Stars Baggy Eyes c. October 1947
B-4005
[K5514]
(Boplicity CDBOPD017) Sir Charles Thompson Nobility Be Bop c. November 1947
B4005 [alt.] (Boplicity CDBOPD017) Sir Charles Thompson In a Garden [Nobility Bebop] c. November 1947
B-4006
[K5515]
(Boplicity CDBOPD017) Sir Charles Thompson Yesterdays c. November 1947
B-4007
[K5517]
(Boplicity CDBOPD017) Sir Charles Thompson My Turn Now c. November 1947
B-4008
[K5516]
(Boplicity CDBOPD017) Sir Charles Thompson Charles Boogie c. November 1947
B-4009 [sic] (Boplicity CDBOPD017) Sir Charles Thompson Don’t Blame Me c. November 1947
B-4010 [sic] (Boplicity CDBOPD017) Sir Charles Thompson Robin’s Nest c. November 1947
B4013 [on some acetates] (Boplicity CDBOPD017) Sir Charles Thompson Someone to Watch over Me c. November 1947
B4014 [on some acetates] (Boplicity CDBOPD017) Sir Charles Thompson You Go to My Head c. November 1947
B-4009 (duplicate master number!)
[K5506]
Sensation 12 King 4259 Russell Jacquet & His All Stars Relaxing with Randle November 1947 (1948)
B-4010 (duplicate master number!)
[K5505]
Sensation 8 King 4242 Russell Jacquet & His All Stars Lion’s Roar November 1947 (1948)
B-4011
[K5504]
Sensation 8 King 4242 Russell Jacquet & His All Stars Suede Jacquet November 1947 (1948)
B-4011 [alt.] [K5504] [alt.] (Original Jazz Classics OJC CD1771) Russell Jacquet Suede Jacquet [alt.] November 1947
B-4012
[K5503]
Sensation 12 King 4259 Russell Jacquet & His All Stars Scamperoo November 1947 (1948)
B4013 (duplicate master number!) Jewell Simmons I Couldn’t Love You Anymore c. December 1947
B4014 (duplicate master number!) Jewell Simmons So Long c. December 1947
B4015 Jewell Simmons Come Here c. December 1947
B4016 Jewell Simmons Happy Blues c. December 1947
B-4017
[K5461]
Sensation 5 King 4235 Lord Nelson & His Boppers
[Sonny Stitt]
Stardust c. December 1947 (June 1948)
B-4018
[K5508]
(Galaxy LP 204) Milt Jackson and his All Stars Red Shoes
[Everything Is Cool]
c. December 1947
B-4019
[K5512]
(Galaxy LP 204) Milt Jackson and his All Stars Time to Dream
[Body and Soul]
c. December 1947
B-4020
[K5462]
Sensation 5 King 4235 Lord Nelson & His Boppers
[Sonny Stitt]
Ratio and Proportion c. December 1947 (June 1948)
B-4021
[K5509]
(Galaxy LP 204) Milt Jackson and his All Stars Royal Wedding c. December 1947
B-4022
[K5507]
(Galaxy LP 204) Milt Jackson and his All Stars Be Bop Blues c. December 1947
B-4023
[K5510]
(Galaxy LP 204) Milt Jackson and his All Stars Fine and Dandy c. December 1947
B-4024
[K5511]
(Galaxy LP 204) Milt Jackson and his All Stars Silver Slipper [Steeplechase] c. December 1947
B-4025
[K5527]
Jack Surrell Trio Minute Waltz c. December 1947
B-4026
[K5529]
Jack Surrell Trio Missouri Waltz c. December 1947
B-4027
[K5522]
Jack Surrell Trio Nola c. December 1947
B-4028
[K5526]
Jack Surrell Trio Waltz in C Sharp Minor c. December 1947
B-4029
[K5527]
Jack Surrell Trio Happy Landings c. December 1947
B-4030
[K5523]
Jack Surrell Trio Blue Love c. December 1947
B-4031
[K5524]
Sensation 18 Jack Surrell Trio Detroit Boogie
[Howie’s Boogie]
c. December 1947 (October 1949)
B-4032
[K5528]
Jack Surrell Trio Melody in F c. December 1947

Matrix Number Release Number Artist Title Recording Date Release Date
V 1904 1005A Bones McAfee | Four Shades of Rhythm One Hundred Years from Today December 1947 January 1948
V 1905 1005B Four Shades of Rhythm Howie Sent Me December 1947 January 1948
V 1909 (Old Swing-Master 33) The Four Shades of Rhythm Yesterday December 1947 September 1949