Lester Melrose

Lester Melrose

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American lyricist, publisher and producer.
(December 14, 1891 – April 12, 1968)

Melrose was one of the earliest producers of blues records and was an integral part of the creation of the Chicago Blues sound of the 1930s.

Brother of Walter Melrose and Frank Melrose
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Artist

Lester Melrose Discography Tracks

Writing & Arrangement

V-38023 E. C. Cobb And His Corn-Eaters Barrell House Stomp (as L. Melrose) E. C. Cobb And His Corn-Eaters - Barrell House Stomp / Transatlantic Stomp(Shellac, 10") Victor V-38023 US 1929 Sell This Version
B-6445 Jazz Gillum I Want You By My Side Jazz Gillum - Sarah Jane / I Want You By My Side(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-6445 US 1936 Sell This Version
B-8484 The Four Clefs New and 1 more… The Four Clefs - Blue 'Lude No. 2 / New "Shanghai Honeymoon"(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-8484 US 1939 Sell This Version
B-8281 The Four Clefs Shanghai Honeymoon The Four Clefs - Shanghai Honeymoon / Swanee River Swing(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-8281 US 1939 Sell This Version
8588 Erskine Butterfield And His Blue Boys Honey Dear Erskine Butterfield And His Blue Boys - Honey Dear / I Was A Fool To Let You Go(Shellac, 10") Decca 8588 US 1941 Sell This Version
4095 Woody Herman And His Orchestra I Guess I'll Be On My Way Woody Herman And His Orchestra - 'Tis Autumn / I Guess I'll Be On My Way(Shellac, 10") Decca 4095 US 1941 Sell This Version
B-11454 Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Honey Dear Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra - Somebody Else Is Taking My Place / Honey Dear(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-11454 US 1942 Sell This Version
5525 The Piccadilly Pipers With Bonnie Davis Let Me Play With Your Poodle The Piccadilly Pipers With Bonnie Davis - Let Me Play With Your Poodle / So Long(10", Single) Savoy Records 5525 US 1946 Sell This Version
Roman New Orleans Jazz Band High Society: Moderato Roman New Orleans Jazz Band - Roman New Orleans Jazz Band (Album) La Voce Del Padrone France 1953 Sell This Version
Ernie Fields & Orch.* Things Ain't What They Used To Be Ernie Fields & Orch.* - Begin The Beguine (Single) Rendezvous Records US 1960 Sell This Version
Louis Armstrong Dippermouth Blues Louis Armstrong - Jazz Classics (Comp) Ace Of Hearts, Ace Of Hearts UK 1961 Sell This Version
Jefferson Airplane Chauffeur Blues Jefferson Airplane - Takes Off (Album) RCA Victor US 1966 Sell This Version
Jefferson Airplane Chauffeur Blues (as Melrose) Jefferson Airplane - Surrealistic Pillow (Album) RCA Victor UK 1967 Sell This Version
Jefferson Airplane Chauffeur Blues (as Melrose) Jefferson Airplane - Surrealistic Pillow / Jefferson Airplane Takes Off (Comp) RCA Victor US 1967 Sell This Version
Various Elevator Woman (as Melrose) Various - The Anthology Of British Blues: Me And The Devil (Album) Liberty UK 1968 Sell This Version
Various / Paul Oliver W.P.A. Blues (as L. Melrose) Various / Paul Oliver - The Story Of The Blues (Comp) CBS, CBS, CBS UK 1969 Sell This Version
Alan Elsdon And His Band* Copenhagen (as Melrose) Alan Elsdon And His Band* - Your Dixieland Favourites (Album) Music For Pleasure France 1970 Sell This Version
INT1177 Jazz Gillum I'm Gonna Get It (as Melrose) Jazz Gillum - Got To Reap What You Sow(LP, Comp, Mono) RCA International INT1177 UK 1970 Sell This Version
SAS 3701, SAS-3701 Various Nothin' In Ramblin' (as Melrose) Various - History Of British Blues (Volume One)(2xLP, Comp) Sire, Sire SAS 3701, SAS-3701 US 1973 Sell This Version
Aerosmith Reefer Head Woman Aerosmith - Night In The Ruts (Album) CBS Portugal 1979 Sell This Version
SL 7902 Louisiana Syncopators Shanghai Honeymoon (as Melrose) Louisiana Syncopators - Louisiana Syncopators(LP) Summer SL 7902 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
Various / Paul Oliver W.P.A. Blues (as L. Melrose) Various / Paul Oliver - The Story Of The Blues (A Documentary History Of The Blues On Record Compiled By Paul Oliver) (Comp) CBS Germany 1981 Sell This Version
Jefferson Airplane Chauffeur Blues (as Melrose) Jefferson Airplane - Bless Its Pointed Little Head / Takes Off (Comp, Album) RCA Europe 1983 Sell This Version
OJC-284, F-8068 Cal Tjader, Mary Stallings Why Don't You Do Right? (as Melrose) Cal Tjader, Mary Stallings - Cal Tjader-Plays Mary Stallings-Sings(LP, Album, RE, RM, Red) Original Jazz Classics, Fantasy OJC-284, F-8068 US 1987 Sell This Version
B17-001 Prohibition (5) Why Don't You Do Right? (as Melrose) Prohibition (5) - Flophouse(LP, Album) Fortress Records (4) B17-001 US 1988 Sell This Version