Bunny Berigan Sideman:
The ARC Years 1931 - 1936

  1. Ev'rything That's Nice Belongs To You (a)
  2. Under Your Window Tonight (Yoo-Hoo-Hoo, I'll Call To You)(b)
  3. In The Merry Month Of Maybe (c)
  4. Too Many Tears (d)
  5. Stop The Sun, Stop The Moon (My Gal's Gone) (e)
  6. What Would You Do? (f)
  7. What Would You Do? (g)
  8. Sing A New Song (h)
  9. I'm So In Love (i)
  10. Stop The Sun, Stop The Moon (j)
  11. Gosh Darn (k)
  12. If I Had My Way 'Bout My Sweetie (l)
  13. How Do You Do It? (m)
  14. Underneath The Harlem Moon (n)
  15. Mighty River (n)
  16. All-American Girl (o)
  17. What Would Happen To Me (If Something Happened To You) (p)
  18. Please (q)
  19. You'll Get By (With A Twinkle In Your Eye) (r)
  20. On Accounta I Love You (s)
  21. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter (t)
  22. And Still No Luck With You (u)
  23. I'm An Old Cowhand (v)
  24. When Is A Kiss Not A Kiss (w)

Personnel: (source: Bozy White)

(a) As Maurice Sherman and his College Inn Orchestra.
Freddie Rich and the CBS Studio Orchestra: Lloyd Williams (or Ruby Weinstein), Bunny Berigan (tp), Lloyd Turner (tb), Lyall Bowen (as), Jimmy Dorsey or Tony Parenti (as, cl), uncertain (ts), Sammy Prager (p), probably Carl Kress (g, bnj), possibly Stanley Green (tuba), possibly Howard Goulden (dr), Cornell Smelser (accord), probably Joe Venuti (viol), Smith Ballew (vocal) Rec Feb. 21, 1931.

(b) As Owen Fallon and his Californians.

(c) As Ralph Bennett and his Seven Aces (All Eleven of 'Em)
Freddie Rich and his CBS Studio Orchestra. Same as 21 Feb. 1931 except possibly Herman Wolfson (ts) replaces unknown; second unknown violin added; probably Eddie Lang (g) replaces Kress; Smelser doubles on (p) Maybe and Paul Small (vocal) on same title. Rec June 4, 1931.

(d) As Ed Lloyd and his Orchestra
Eddie Kirkeby and his Orchestra: Norman "Ted" Sandow, Bunny Berigan (tp), Carl Loeffler (tb), Bobby Davis, Paul Mason (as), Elmer Feldkemp (ts), William Ray Gold (p), Neal (or Neil) Kilgen (bnj, g), Ward Lay (tuba, b), Jack Powers (dr, xyl). Rec February 24, 1932.

(e) As above.
ARC House Orchestra: unidentified, Bunny Berigan (tp), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Bennie Krueger (as), Jimmy Dorsey (as, cl), unknown (ts), unknown (p), unknown (g, bnj), possibly Joe Tarto (tuba, b), possibly Larry Gomar (dr, xylo), 2 unknown violins, Chick Bullock (vocal). Rec February 24, 1932.

(f) As Rob Causer and his Cornellians.

(g) As Ed Lloyd and his Orchestra.
ARC House Orchestra: probably Victor Young (director). Same as for 24 Februrary 1932 except unknown (as,cl) replaces Dorsey, possibly Eddie Lang (g) replaces unknown, unknown (b, tuba) replaces Tarto; Smith Ballew (first take), Scrappy Lambert (2nd take) (vocals). Rec March 1, 1932.

(h) As Bennie Krueger and his Orchestra.

(i) As Bennie Krueger and his Orchestra.
ARC House Band directed by Bennie Krueger: Unknown, Bunny Berigan (tp), unknown (tb), Bennie Krueger (lead sax), Jimmy Dorsey (as), clarinet), probably Fran Frey (as), unknown (ts), Justin King (p), unknown (g), unknown (b, tuba), possibly Larry Gomar (dr), Fran Frey (vocal). Rec March 9, 1932.

(j) As Imperial Dance Orchestra.
ARC House Band: Bunny Berigan, unknown (tp), possibly Tommy Dorsey (tb), Jimmy Dorsey (as, cl), 2 unknown saxes, possibly Joe Meresco (p), unknown (g), possibly Artie Bernstein (b), Stan King (dr). Rec ca. March 1932.

(k) . As Bennie Krueger and his Orchestra.
ARC House Band directed by Bennie Krueger: Bunny Berigan, possibly Manny Klein (tp), possibly Tommy Dorsey (tb), Bennie Krueger (lead/solo sax), 2-3 unknown saxes, possibly Arthur Schutt (p), Eddie Lang (g), unknown (b, tuba), possibly Stan King (dr), 2-3 unknown violins, Dick Robertson (vocal). Rec April 6, 1932.

(l) . As Vic Irwin and his Orchestra.
ARC House Band, probably directed by Victor Young: Bunny Berigan, possibly Bobby Effros (tp), Bennie Krueger (lead sax), Jimmy Dorsey (as, cl), unknown (ts), possibly Eddie Lang (g), unknown (p), unknown (b, tuba), unknown (dr), unknown 3 violins, Les Reis (vocal). Rec April 8, 1932.

(m) As Victor Young & House Orchestra, issued as Abe Lyman and his Californians.
Bunny Berigan, unknown (tp), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Benny Kreuger (lead sax), Jimmy Dorsey (as), cl), 1-2 unknown saxes, unknown (p), 2-3 violins, probably Artie Bernstein (b), possibly Dick McDonough (g), probably Chancey Morehouse or Larry Gomar (dr), unknown harp (not heard on this title), Harlen Lattimore (vocal). Rec September 17, 1932.

(n) As Chick Bullock and his Levee Loungers.
ARC pickup unit: Bunny Berigan (tp), Jimmy Dorsey (cl), Fulton McGrath (p), Dick McDonough (g), Artie Bernstein (b), Stan King (dr), unknown (viol), Chick Bullock (vocal). Rec September 26, 1932.

(o) ARC Theater Use disc as All-Star Collegians.
ARC Unit probably identical to (o) with Larry Binyon (ts) and unknown 3rd, possibly Tommy Dorsey (tb),an unknown trumpet and possbly 1-2 unknown (viol) added.

(p) As Ed Lloyd and his Orchestra.
ARC House Orchestra, probably directed by Victor Young: Bunny Berigan, unknown (tp), unknown (p), unknown (g), unknown (b), unknown (dr), 2-3 unknown violins, unknown (tb), 3 saxes on of whom may be Bennie Krueger, Will Osborne (vocal). Rec September 27, 1932.

(q) As Will Osborne and his Orchestra.
ARC House Orchestra, Victor Young, director: Bunny Berigan, unknown (tp), possibly Tommy Dorsey (tb), possibly Eddie Lang (g), unknown (p), unknown (b/tuba), unknown (dr), unknown 2-3 violins, Bennie Krueger (lead), 2 unknown saxes, Will Osborne (vocal). Rec October 6, 1932.

(r) As above. ARC House Orchestra: Bunny Berigan, unknown (tp), unknown (tb), unknown 3 violins, possibly Joe Meresco (p), Larry Gomar (dr, xylo), possibly Dick McDonough (g), unknown (b), Bennie Krueger (lead sax) , 2 unknown saxes), Dick Robertson (vocal). Rec October 27, 1932.

Note: Some of the unkown musicians in the sessions above may be: Frank Guarette, Mannie Weinstock, Mickey Bloom, Tommy Thunen (tp), Chuck Campbell, Charlie Butterfield, Sammy Lewis (tb), Mutt Hayes, Chester Hazlett, Arnold Brillhart (reeds), Perry Botkin, Frank Worrell (g), Hank Stern, Dick Cherwin (b/tuba), Chauncey Morehouse (dr), Harry Hoffman, Walter Edelstein, Lou Kosloff (viol).

(s) As Smith Ballew and his Orchestra.
Dorsey Brothers Orchestra: Bunny Berigan, possibly Charlie Spivak (tp), Tommy Dorsey, probably Don Mattison (less likely Glenn Miller) (tb), Jimmy Dorsey (as, cl), probably Skeets Herfurt, KJack Stacy (ts), probably Bobby Van Eps (p), probably Roc Hillman (g), probably Delmar Kaplan (b), Ray McKinley (dr), Chick Bullock (vocal). Rec May 21, 1934.

(t) As Chick Bullock and his Levee Loungers.
Studio Orchestra, probably directed by Jack Shilkret: Bunny Berigan (tp), possibly Jack Lacey (tb), 2 unknown reeds, possibly Dick McDonough (g), possibly Adrian Rollini (bass saxophone, vibes), unknown (p), unknown (b), unknown (dr), unknown violin, Chick Bullock (vocals). Rec January 18, 1936.

(u) As Chick Bullock and his Levee Loungers.

(v) As Chick Bullock and his Orchestra.(English release)
Studio Orchestra, probably directed by Jack Shilkret: Bunny Berigan, possibly another (tp), possibly Will Bradley (tb), possibly Toots Mondello (lead alto), possibly Artie Shaw (as, cl), unknown 3rd saxophone, unknown (p), unknown guitar, unknown bass, possibly Stan King (dr) Chick Bullock (vocal). Rec May 8, 1936.

(w) As Bob Causer and his Cornellians. Studio Orchestra, directed by Jack Shilkret, possibly Bunny Berigan, possibly 2nd (tp), possibly Jack Jenny (tb), 3 unknown (sax), unknown (p), unknown (g), unknown (b), unknown (dr), Johnny Hauser (vocal). Rec September 22/23, 1936.

Note: Bozy White is of the opinion that the trumpeter not is Bunny Berigan.
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