The Mel-Tones

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American modern vocal group, they appeared in several motion pictures and numerous radio shows, later the name was expanded to "Mel Tormé and the Mel-Tones" in recognition of Mel Tormé's dual role as the arranger and solo vocalist. The group disbanded in 1945 due to members being drafted to army service.

Members were Bernie Parke, Diz Disruhd, Betty Beveridge, and Ginny O'Connor, plus Tormé who doubled as arranger. Later Disruhd was replaced by Les Baxter.
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Albums

Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Vocalists: Kitty Kallen, Teddy Walters, Mel Tormé And The Mel-Tones Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Vocalists: Kitty Kallen, Teddy Walters, Mel Tormé And The Mel-Tones - Interpretando A Cole Porter MGM Records Argentina 1956 Sell This Version
The Mel-Tones - Back In Town album art Mel Tormé with The Mel-Tones Mel Tormé with The Mel-Tones - Back In Town (Album) His Master's Voice US 1960 Sell This Version
FS 324 The Mel-Tones - Mel Torme With The Meltones And Artie Shaw album art Mel Torme* With The Meltones* And Artie Shaw Mel Torme* With The Meltones* And Artie Shaw - Mel Torme With The Meltones And Artie Shaw(LP) Everest Records Archive Of Folk & Jazz Music FS 324 US 1976 Sell This Version
DS-910 The Mel-Tones - Mel Tormé Sings His California Suite album art Mel Tormé With His Mel-Tones*, Harold Mooney* Mel Tormé With His Mel-Tones*, Harold Mooney* - Mel Tormé Sings His California Suite(LP, Album, RE) Discovery Records DS-910 US 1984 Sell This Version
SG 5006 The Mel-Tones - Mel Torme Live Volume One album art Mel Tormé, The Mel-Tones Mel Tormé, The Mel-Tones - Mel Torme Live Volume One(LP) Sounds Great Records SG 5006 US 1986 Sell This Version
SG-5012 The Mel-Tones - Mel Torme Live With The Mel-Tones, Volume Two album art Mel Torme* With The Mel-Tones Mel Torme* With The Mel-Tones - Mel Torme Live With The Mel-Tones, Volume Two(LP) Sounds Great Records SG-5012 US 1986 Sell This Version
32 The Mel-Tones - Swingtime / Serenade For Strings album art Jeri Sullivan, Babe Russin, Mel Tormé And The The Mel-Tones, The AFRS Swing Band / The AFRS String Orchestra Jeri Sullivan, Babe Russin, Mel Tormé And The The Mel-Tones, The AFRS Swing Band / The AFRS String Orchestra - Swingtime / Serenade For Strings(Vinyl, 16", Transcription) Armed Forces Radio Service 32 US Unknown Sell This Version
LP-5010 The Mel-Tones - Boyd Raeburn's Jubilee album art Boyd Raeburn With Mel Torme* and The Mel-Tones and Dodo Marmarosa Boyd Raeburn With Mel Torme* and The Mel-Tones and Dodo Marmarosa - Boyd Raeburn's Jubilee(LP, Mono) Joyce LP-5010 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

The Mel-Tones - A Stranger In Town / You've Laughed At Me For The Last Time album art Mel Torme* And His Mel-Tones* Mel Torme* And His Mel-Tones* - A Stranger In Town / You've Laughed At Me For The Last Time (Single) Decca Canada 1945 Sell This Version
The Mel-Tones - Christmas Morn / White Christmas album art Charles Watkins / The Meltones* Charles Watkins / The Meltones* - Christmas Morn / White Christmas Regent US 1945 Sell This Version
The Mel-Tones - Connecticut / Don't You Believe It Dear album art Artie Shaw And His Orchestra / Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Featuring Mel Tormé And His Mel-Tones* Artie Shaw And His Orchestra / Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Featuring Mel Tormé And His Mel-Tones* - Connecticut / Don't You Believe It Dear Musicraft US 1946 Sell This Version
397 The Mel-Tones - It Happened In Monterey / Born To Be Blue album art Mel Torme* And His Mel-Tones* With Sonny Burke And His Orchestra / Mel Torme* With Sonny Burke And His Orchestra Mel Torme* And His Mel-Tones* With Sonny Burke And His Orchestra / Mel Torme* With Sonny Burke And His Orchestra - It Happened In Monterey / Born To Be Blue(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 397 US 1946 Sell This Version
381 Mel Torme* And His Mel Tones* Mel Torme* And His Mel Tones* - Try A Little Tenderness / South America, Take It Away(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 381 US 1946 Sell This Version
495 The Mel-Tones - Try A Little Tenderness / Willow Road album art Mel Tormé And His The Mel-Tones Mel Tormé And His The Mel-Tones - Try A Little Tenderness / Willow Road(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 495 US 1946 Sell This Version
365 The Mel-Tones - I Got The Sun In The Morning / Along With Me album art Artie Shaw And His Orchestra , Vocal By Mel Torme* And The Meltones* Artie Shaw And His Orchestra , Vocal By Mel Torme* And The Meltones* - I Got The Sun In The Morning / Along With Me(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 365 US 1946 Sell This Version
381 The Mel-Tones - South America, Take It Away / Try A Little Tenderness album art Mel Tormé And His Mel-Tones* With Sonny Burke And His Orchestra Mel Tormé And His Mel-Tones* With Sonny Burke And His Orchestra - South America, Take It Away / Try A Little Tenderness(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 381 US 1946 Sell This Version
03731 The Mel-Tones - Day By Day / Prove It By The Things You Do album art Bing Crosby, Mel Tormé, The Mel-Tones Bing Crosby, Mel Tormé, The Mel-Tones - Day By Day / Prove It By The Things You Do(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 03731 UK 1948 Sell This Version
57-775 The Mel-Tones - The Blossoms On The Bough album art Mel Tormé, The Mel-Tones, Frank De Vol And His Orchestra Mel Tormé, The Mel-Tones, Frank De Vol And His Orchestra - The Blossoms On The Bough(Shellac, 10", Single) Capitol Records 57-775 US 1949 Sell This Version
9-61588 Mel Torme* With The Mel-Tones Mel Torme* With The Mel-Tones - How / My Rosemarie(7", Single, Promo) Coral 9-61588 US 1956 Sell This Version
ARC 67 The Mel-Tones - Love For Sale album art Artie Shaw And His Orchestra + Mel Torme* & The Meltones* Artie Shaw And His Orchestra + Mel Torme* & The Meltones* - Love For Sale(7", EP) A•R•C Records ARC 67 UK 1965 Sell This Version
10283 Bing Crosby, Mel Tormé, The Mel-Tones Bing Crosby, Mel Tormé, The Mel-Tones - Prove It By The Things You Do / Day By Day(Shellac, 10") Decca 10283 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
D-1015 The Mel-Tones - Listen Little Man album art Melody Allen And The The Mel-Tones Melody Allen And The The Mel-Tones - Listen Little Man(7", Single) Tall Texan Records (2) D-1015 US Unknown Sell This Version
15099 The Mel-Tones - Dream Awhile / There's No Business Like Show Business album art Mel Tormé And The Mel-Tones Mel Tormé And The Mel-Tones - Dream Awhile / There's No Business Like Show Business(Shellac, 12", Mono) Musicraft 15099 US Unknown Sell This Version
VEP 5060, VEP S 5060 The Mel-Tones - Back In Town album art Mel Tormé With The Meltones* Mel Tormé With The Meltones* - Back In Town(7", EP) Karusell, Karusell VEP 5060, VEP S 5060 Sweden Unknown Sell This Version
HK 5059 The Mel-Tones - What is this thing called love / There's no business like show-business album art Mel Tormé , And The Mel-Tones ,with Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Mel Tormé , And The Mel-Tones ,with Artie Shaw And His Orchestra - What is this thing called love / There's no business like show-business(7", Single) MGM Records HK 5059 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version

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