Columbia Records compiled by JCMarion


In January : 30170 - Ernie Andrews & The Eddie Beale Fourtette w/Lucky Thompson - You Better Be Satisfied / Being In Love's Been Good To Me

30180 - Chris Powell& The Five Blue Flames - Swingin' In The Groove / I'm Still In Love With You

30185 - Mr. Google Eyes w/Billy Ford & His Musical V-8s - Life Can Be A Hard Road To Travel / Love Me

In February : Herb Jeffries "Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,I Love You" / "Just For Old Times" is a good seller for the label.

In March : 30189 - Toni Harper - Rock A Bye Baby / It's Story Time Again (Harper is a 12 year old vocalist)

In March : 30194 - Benny Roberts - Hot Box Mama / Put The Lights Out Baby

30197 - Dookie Daniels - Beeswax / Raisinjack Boogie

In April : 30200 - The Harlemonicas w/Dick Barrow - Rent Party Blues / Rockin The Blues Away

30202 - The Naturals - Warpath Blues / Rain-Chick

In May : 30204 - Hot Lips Page voc-Janice Mickens - Miss Larceny Blues / Ain't No Flies On Me

Columbia Records signs Una Mae Carlisle and Eddie Banks.

In June : 30207 - Oscar Moore voc-Keys Mahon - Slow Train Through Arkansas / You're Getting Tired

30209 - Buddy Tate - Heart Breaking Baby / Rock With Me Mama

30205 - Chris Powell & The Five Blue Flames - Down In The Bottom / Haunting Pinochle Blues

30210 - The Carols - Drink Gin / Please Believe Me

In July Columbia Records presents Toni Harper at the Apollo Theater in New York.

30212 - Herb Jeffries - Call Her Savage / Dancing With You

In August : 30215 - The Picadilly Pipers - Toy Piano Boogie / Toy Piano Man

In September Columbia Records attempts to boost its presence in the R & B field by signing a contract with Universal Attractions, an agency with a heavy roster of R & B performers. This brings to the label Wini Brown, Herb Lance, and Arnett Cobb and his combo joining Red Saunders and Chris Powell & The Five Blue Flames as the label's featured R & B recording artists.

30218 - Joe Williams w/ Red Saunders Orchestra - Lying Girl Blues / Mr. Low Blow

30219 - The Picadilly Pipers w/ Bonnie Davis - Your Fool Again / I'm Peeling Onions

30220 - Hot Lips Page voc-Sylvia Vanterpool - Candy Blues / Pacifying Blues

30221 - Joe Hill Louis - Joe's Jump / Don't Trust Your Best Friend

30222 - The Big Three Trio - Goodbye Mr. Blues / Till The Day I Die

30223 - Dorothy Donegan w/ Red Saunders Orchestra - D.D.D. / Ridin' Boogie

In October : 30224 - The Velvetones - I'm Disillusioned / Cream Cheese And Jelly

30226 - Margie Anderson w/ Milton Hayes - It's Time You Cried / I'll Always Love Him

30227 - Sylvia Vanterpool - Sharp Little Sister / I Was Under The Impression

30228 - The Big Three Trio - There Is Something On My Mind / Why Do You Do Me Like You Do ?

In November the label signs Dusty Brooks & His Sepia Tones featuring Ray Wheaton, and blues singer Ollie Sheppard

30235 - Billie Holiday - Georgia On My Mind / Let's Do It Again

In December : 39000 - Sarah Vaughn - Perdido

39005 - The Ravens - Time Takes Care Of Everything / Don't Look Now

39041 - Wini Brown - This Is The Last Time / A Good Man Is Hard To Find

39070 - The Ravens - My Baby's Gone / I'm So Crazy For Love

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