The Mellomen

The Mellomen

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US vocalist group. The Mellomen were a popular singing quartet active from the late 1940s through the mid-1970s. The group was founded by Thurl Ravenscroft and Max Smith in 1948. The Mellomen recorded under a variety of names, including Big John & The Buzzards, The Crackerjacks, The Lee Brothers, and The Ravenscroft Quartet. They were sometimes credited as The Mellowmen, The Mello Men, or The Mellow Men. They sang backup to some of the best-known artists of the day, including Rosemary Clooney, Bing Crosby, Doris Day, Arlo Guthrie, Frankie Laine, Peggy Lee, Elvis Presley and Jo Stafford. The group was also enlisted for the first Mickey Mouse Club records, and after Disneyland Records was formed, the group performed on many of the label's albums.
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The Mellomen Discography

Singles & EPs

Doris Day With The Mellomen Doris Day With The Mellomen - Everywhere You Go / Again Columbia Canada 1949 Sell This Version
Margaret Whiting / Margaret Whiting & The Mellowmen* Margaret Whiting / Margaret Whiting & The Mellowmen* - Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas / Mistletoe Kiss Polka (Single) Capitol Records US 1949 Sell This Version
47-3886 Polly Bergen with The Mellomen Polly Bergen with The Mellomen - Oh Them Dudes (7") RCA Victor 47-3886 US 1950 Sell This Version
Bing Crosby With The Mellomen And Matty Matlock And His Orchestra Bing Crosby With The Mellomen And Matty Matlock And His Orchestra - St. Patrick's Day Parade / With My Shillelage Under My Arm (Single) Decca US 1951 Sell This Version
47-4321 Dennis Day With The Mellomen And Henri René And His Orchestra Dennis Day With The Mellomen And Henri René And His Orchestra - Christmas In Killarney / The Corn Keeps A'Growin'(7") RCA Victor 47-4321 US 1951 Sell This Version
Kirk Douglas (2) And The Mellomen Kirk Douglas (2) And The Mellomen - A Whale Of A Tale / And The Moon Grew Brighter And Brighter (Single) Columbia New Zealand 1954 Sell This Version
Doris Day With The Mellomen / Doris Day With Frank De Vol & His Orch.* Doris Day With The Mellomen / Doris Day With Frank De Vol & His Orch.* - If I Give My Heart To You / Anyone Can Fall In Love (Single) Columbia US 1954 Sell This Version
B-1901 Rosemary Clooney with Percy Faith & His Orchestra and The Mellomen Rosemary Clooney with Percy Faith & His Orchestra and The Mellomen - White Christmas(7", EP) Columbia B-1901 US 1954 Sell This Version
4-40627 Jill Corey With Buddy Cole & His Orch.* & The Mellomen Jill Corey With Buddy Cole & His Orch.* & The Mellomen - Wait For Tomorrow / First Love(7", Promo) Columbia 4-40627 US 1955 Sell This Version
Johnnie Ray With Paul Weston And His Orchestra And The Mellomen Johnnie Ray With Paul Weston And His Orchestra And The Mellomen - Who's Sorry Now / A Heart Comes In Handy (Single) Columbia US 1955 Sell This Version
Doris Day With The Mellomen Doris Day With The Mellomen - Two Hearts, Two Kisses (Make One Love) Columbia US 1955 Sell This Version
P.B.617 Frankie Laine With Percy Faith And His Orchestra* / Frankie Laine With Paul Weston And His Music From Hollywood And The Mellomen Frankie Laine With Percy Faith And His Orchestra* / Frankie Laine With Paul Weston And His Music From Hollywood And The Mellomen - A Woman In Love / Make Me A Child Again(Shellac, 10") Philips P.B.617 UK 1956 Sell This Version
F-740 Jack Fascinato With The Mellowmen* Jack Fascinato With The Mellowmen* - Fifty Fathoms / I Love To Sing(7") Fraternity Records F-740 US 1956 Sell This Version
Rex Allen With The Mellomen Rex Allen With The Mellomen - Westward Ho The Wagons! (EP) Decca US 1957 Sell This Version
P.B.546 Johnnie Ray With Paul Weston And His Orchestra And The Mellomen Johnnie Ray With Paul Weston And His Orchestra And The Mellomen - Who's Sorry Now?(Shellac, 10") Philips P.B.546 UK 1957 Sell This Version
Elvis Presley With The Mello Men* Elvis Presley With The Mello Men* - One Broken Heart For Sale (Single) RCA Victor Spain 1963 Sell This Version
DS 1839 Doris Day With The Mellomen Doris Day With The Mellomen - At The Café Rendezvous(Shellac, 10") Columbia DS 1839 Sweden Unknown Sell This Version
B 21 458 H Rosemary Clooney , With Percy Faith & His Orchestra , And The Mellomen , With Buddy Cole And His Orchestra Rosemary Clooney , With Percy Faith & His Orchestra , And The Mellomen , With Buddy Cole And His Orchestra - White Christmas / Count Your Blessings Instead Of Sheep(Shellac, 10") Philips B 21 458 H Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
1-251 Doris Day And The Mellomen Doris Day And The Mellomen - Blame My Absent-Minded Heart / (Where Are You) Now That I Need You(7", Single) Columbia 1-251 US Unknown Sell This Version
47-3970 Dennis Day With The Mellomen And Henri René And His Orchestra Dennis Day With The Mellomen And Henri René And His Orchestra - Christmas In Killarney(7") RCA Victor 47-3970 US Unknown Sell This Version
320.984 Doris Day With The Mellomen / Doris Day With Paul Weston And His Orchestra Doris Day With The Mellomen / Doris Day With Paul Weston And His Orchestra - If I Give My Heart To You / A Guy Is A Guy(7") Columbia 320.984 Argentina Unknown Sell This Version
11607 The Mello-men* With The Lou Butterman Trio The Mello-men* With The Lou Butterman Trio - I'd Give A Million Yesterdays(Shellac, 10", Promo) MGM Records 11607 US Unknown Sell This Version
SM-100, SM-101 Gordon MacRae And Gisele MacKenzie, The Mellomen Gordon MacRae And Gisele MacKenzie, The Mellomen - My Buick, My Love, And I(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records, Capitol Records SM-100, SM-101 US Unknown Sell This Version
DB 2561 Doris Day And The Mellomen Doris Day And The Mellomen - Everywhere You Go / Again(Shellac, 10") Columbia DB 2561 France Unknown Sell This Version
4-40693 Frankie Laine, Paul Weston And His Music From Hollywood, The Mellomen Frankie Laine, Paul Weston And His Music From Hollywood, The Mellomen - Don't Cry / Ticky, Ticky, Tick(7") Columbia 4-40693 US Unknown Sell This Version

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