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Preface

* About Mercury
* About This Site



* Label Varitations
* Matrix Variations
* Innersleeve Variations

* Columns

* blog (not only Merc.)



Mercury Series

* 10000 Series
* 15000 Series (10")
* 20000 Series A
   (-20599)
* 20000 Series B
   (20600-)
* 25000 Series (10")
* 30000 Series (10")
* 35000/JATP/MGC
* 40000 Golden Lyre
* Living Presence
* 80000 Custom
* 90000 Tono
* PPS Series
* SRM Series
* Demo/Sampler



Subsidiaries

* EmArcy 26000 (10")
* EmArcy 36000 (12")
* EmArcy MGE/SRE
* EmArcy EMS
* Wing 12000
* Wing 12100/16100
* Wing 14000/18000
* Wing 60000
* Limelight
* Philips U.S.
* Fontana U.S.
* Smash
* Blue Rock
* Cumberland
* ...



Compact
(33rpm 7")


* Mercury 200/600
* Limelight 300
* Smash 700
* Fontana 750
* Philips 800/2700



Extended Play
(45rpm 7")


* Mercury EP 3000
* Mercury EP 4000
* Mercury EP 5000
* EmArcy EP 6000
* Wing EP 16000
* Mercury MEP
* Childcraft/Playcraft
* miscellaneous


Singles
(45/78rpm)


* Mercury 2000
* Mercury 3000
* Mercury 5000
* Mercury 6000
* Mercury 8000
* Mercury 8900
* Mercury 11000
* Mercury 70000
* Mercury 89000
* EmArcy 16000
* Limelight
* Wing
* Blue Rock
* ...



Index by Artists

Miscellaneous



Links



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Wing 60000 Series

[Jazz Wing Logo]

Wing label started its life as one of the subsidiary labels of Mercury, and 60000 series (from MGW-60000 to MGW-60005) was used for Jazz releases (12000 series was for Popular releases). However, Wing label itself ceased its release in a short period, then all 60000 series titles were re-issued as EmArcy series (from MG-36091 to MG-36096). So as for these six LPs in Wing 60000 series, Wing is the original issue. Later, Wing label re-started for releasing re-issues at low prices.

According to the Ruppli's discography, there is a catalogue number MGW-60007 which was probably unreleased (MGW-60006 was not assigned). The album which should become MGW-60007 later released as Mercury MG-20231 (matrix stamps on the dead wax may prove the evidence). BTW I am not certain why MGW-60007 was released not from EmArcy (like other Wing Jazz releases), but from Mercury.

Catalogue numbers of this series have or MGW prefix.

In preparing this page, Mr. Masaya Hasegawa contributed at his best, and provided me a number of cover/label photos from his own collection. We must thank him for his great contribution!


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Label Variations

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Jacket Design Variations

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The List

Titles with bold numbers (NON-grayed lines) indicates I own the copy. You can see detailed information and scanned images by clicking catalogue no. or cover picture. If you happen to know the titles/artists of the albums unlisted here, or if you found any incorrect information, please let me know. Thank you.

No.
(Mono)
Title Artist(s) Jacket (Note)
MGW-60000 Introducing Nat Adderley Nat Adderley [MGW-60000] blue Wing
MF2/MF2
same as MG-36091
MGW-60001 Paul Bley Paul Bley [MGW-60001] blue Wing
MF2/MF1
same as MG-36092
MGW-60002 The Jazz School Various Artists
(Clark Terry, Paul Gonsalves, Joe Gordon, Art Mardigan)
[MGW-60002] blue Wing
MF1/MF1
same as MG-36093
MGW-60003 Boogie Woogie On The 88    Freddie Slack [MGW-60003] blue Wing
MF1/MF1
same as MG-36094
MGW-60004 Can't Get Started With You Jackie Paris [MGW-60004] blue Wing
MF2/MF2
same as MG-36095
1st jacket
MGW-60004 Songs By Jackie Paris [MGW-60004] blue Wing
MFS2/MFS2
same as MG-36095
2nd jacket
MGW-60005 Thelma Gracen Thelma Gracen    [MGW-60005] blue Wing
MF3/MF1
same as MG-36096
MGW-60006 (NOT USED?)
MGW-60007 Morgana King Sings The Blues   Morgana King - UNRELEASED
transferred to MG-20231
MGW-60008 (NOT USED?)
MGW-60009 Bernie's Tunes Bernard Peiffer - UNRELEASED
transferred to MG-36080



MATSUBAYASHI 'Shaolin' Kohji <shaolin@rhythmaning.org>
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