The RCA Victor Sessions of The Bell Sisters

 

1952

 

 

 

THE BELL SISTERS WITH HENRI RENÉ AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Henri René (arr)

   
 

The Bell Sisters (Cynthis & Kay Strother) (vcl) acc. by Ray Linn, Dick Cathcart, Verne Rowe (tp) Ray Conniff, Tommy Pederson, Si Zentner (tb) Skeets Herfurt, Jules Kinsler, Ted Nash, Ted Romersa, Jerry Kasper (saxes) Jack Pleis (p) Phil Stephens (b) Nick Fatool (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, January 24, 1952

   
a E2VB-5228

The Poor Whip-Poor-Will (Move Over, Move Over)

RCA Victor 20-4520
b E2VB-5229

Wheel Of Fortune

RCA Victor 20-4520
       
  Issues

all titles – RCA Victor 47-4520.

       
  CD

all titles – Jasmine (UK) JASCD 634.

 

 


 

 

 

THE BELL SISTERS & PHIL HARRIS WITH JACK PLEIS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Jack Pleis (arr)

   
 

The Bell Sisters (Cynthis & Kay Strother) & Phil Harris (vcl) acc. by Jerry Adler (hca) Jack Pleis (p) Wesley “Speedy” West (steel-g) Al Hendrickson (g) Phil Stephens (b) Joe Siracusa (dm) Sam Weiss (perc)

   
 

Hollywood, February 17, 1952

   
a E2VB-5274

Hambone

RCA Victor 20-4584
       
  Issues

RCA Victor 47-4584.

       
  CD

Jasmine (UK) JASCD 634.

 

 


 

 

 

THE BELL SISTERS WITH JACK PLEIS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Jack Pleis (arr)

   
 

The Bell Sisters (Cynthis & Kay Strother) (vcl) acc. by Ray Linn, Dick Cathcart, Verne Rowe (tp) Ray Conniff, Tommy Pederson, Si Zentner (tb) Skeets Herfurt, Jules Kinsler, Ted Nash, Ted Romersa, Jerry Kasper (saxes) Buddy Cole (p) Barney Kessel (g) Phil Stephens (b) Alvin Stoller (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, March 29, 1952

   
a E2VB-5301

Rutza, Rutza (Hurry, Hurry)

RCA Victor 20-4665
b E2VB-5302

Boo-Hoo

RCA Victor 20-4665
       
  Issues

all titles – RCA Victor 47-4665.

       
  CD

all titles – Jasmine (UK) JASCD 634.

 

 


 

 

 

THE BELL SISTERS WITH JACK PLEIS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Jack Pleis (arr)

   
 

The Bell Sisters (Cynthis & Kay Strother) (vcl) acc. by Mannie Klein, Ray Linn, Zeke Zarchy (tp) Ed Kusby, Tommy Pederson, Si Zentner (tb) Skeets Herfurt, Jules Kinsler, Ted Nash, Mort Friedman (saxes) Harry Bluestone, Jacques Gasselin, Henry Hill, Murray Kellner, Lou Raderman, Mischa Russell, Eudice Shapiro, Felix Slatkin, Olcott Vail (vln) Allan Harshman, Louis Kievman (vla) Eleanor Slatkin, Armand Kaproff (cello) Buddy Cole (p) Al Hendrickson (g) Phil Stephens (b) Milt Holland (dm) Mike Pacheco (bgo)

   
 

Hollywood, June 18, 1952

   
a E2VB-5354

Hang Out The Stars

RCA Victor 20-4844
b E2VB-5355

Wise Little Echo

RCA Victor 20-4844

       
  Issues

all titles – RCA Victor 47-4844.

       
  CD

all titles – Jasmine (UK) JASCD 634.

 

 


 

 

 

THE BELL SISTERS WITH JACK PLEIS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Jack Pleis (arr)

   
 

The Bell Sisters (Cynthis & Kay Strother) (vcl) acc. by Ray Conniff, Ed Kusby, Tommy Pederson (tb) Skeets Herfurt, Jules Kinsler, Ted Romersa, Jerry Kasper (saxes) Paul Smith (p) Al Hendrickson (g) Phil Stephens (b) Milt Holland (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, August 29, 1952

   
a E2VB-6960

If’n

RCA Victor 20-4961
b E2VB-6961

There’s A Ship Comin’ In

RCA Victor 20-4961
       
  Issues

all titles – RCA Victor 47-4961.

       
  CD

all titles – Jasmine (UK) JASCD 634.

 

 


 

 

 

THE BELL SISTERS WITH SPIKE JONES AND HIS CITY SLICKERS

   
 

Spike Jones? (arr)

   
 

The Bell Sisters (Cynthis & Kay Strother) (vcl) acc. by George Rock (tp) Joe Colvin (tb) Bill DePew, Len Doty (cl) Bernie Jones (s) Paul Leu (p) Freddie Morgan (bjo) Dick Morgan (g) Roger Donley (b) Joe Siracusa (dm) Purves Pullen (sound effects)

   
 

Hollywood, Radio Recorders, September 19, 1952

   
a E2VB-6984

Barnyard Christmas

RCA Victor 20-5015
b E2VB-6985

Socko, The Smallest Snowball

RCA Victor 20-5015
       
  Issues

all titles – RCA Victor 47-5015.

       
  CD

all titles – Jasmine (UK) JASCD 634.

 

 


 

 

 

THE BELL SISTERS & PHIL HARRIS WITH JACK PLEIS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Jack Pleis (arr)

   
 

The Bell Sisters (Cynthis & Kay Strother) & Phil Harris (vcl) acc. by Ray Linn (tp) Ray Conniff (tb) Skeets Herfurt, Ted Romersa (saxes) Harry Bluestone (vln) Al Hendrickson (g) Phil Stephens (b)

   
 

Hollywood, September 22, 1952

   
a E2VB-6986

Piece A-Puddin’

RCA Victor 20-4993
b E2VB-6987

Hi-Diddle-Diddle

RCA Victor 20-4993
       
  Issues

all titles – RCA Victor 47-4993.

       
  CD

all titles – Jasmine (UK) JASCD 634.

 

 


 

 

 

THE BELL SISTERS WITH JACK PLEIS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Jack Pleis (arr)

   
 

The Bell Sisters (Cynthis & Kay Strother) (vcl) acc. by Ray Linn (tp) Skeets Herfurt, Ted Romersa, Jerry Kasper (saxes) Buddy Cole (p) Al Hendrickson (g) Phil Stephens (b) Milt Holland (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, November 11, 1952

   
a E2VB-7001

Talk, Talk, Talk

RCA Victor unissued
b E2VB-7002

Do, Do, Do, Do, Do, Do, Do It Again

RCA Victor unissued
       
  Note

“Talk, Talk, Talk” was assigned a label number (47-5312 – 45rpm) which was never released.

 

 


 

 

 

THE BELL SISTERS WITH JACK PLEIS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Jack Pleis (arr)

   
 

The Bell Sisters (Cynthis & Kay Strother) (vcl) acc. by Harry Bluestone, Mischa Russell, Eudice Shapiro, Felix Slatkin (vln) Cy Bernard (cello)  George Greeley (p) Al Hendrickson (g) Phil Stephens (b) Milt Holland (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, December 18, 1952

   
a E2VB-7059

Now And Then There’s A Fool Such As I

RCA Victor 20-5122
b E2VB-7060

I’m Teaching My Dolly To Pray

RCA Victor 20-5122
       
  Issues

all titles – RCA Victor 47-5122.

       
  CD

all titles – Jasmine (UK) JASCD 634.