Vinyl Recordings - 1st Capitol Records

The Early Years with Benny Goodman (1941-1943)

The First Capitol Records Period (1944-1952)

The Decca Records Period (1952-1957)

The Second Capitol Records Period, Part 1 (1957-1963)

The Second Capitol Records Period, Part 2 (1964-1972)

The Post-Capitol Recordings (1974-1988)

The Transcription Recordings (late-1940s, early-1950s)

The First Capitol Records Period
(1944-1952)

Capitol single # 197, 1945
What More Can a Woman Do? – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour, rec. 12/27/44
You Was Right, Baby – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour, rec. 12/27/44

Capitol single #218, 10/30/45
Waitin' for the Train to Come In – M. Block / S. Skylar, rec. 7/30/45
I'm Glad I Waited for You – Jule Styne / Sammy Cahn, rec. 7/30/45

Capitol single #236, 2/1/46
I Don't Know Enough About You – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour, rec. 12/26/45
I Can See It Your Way

Capitol single #263, 5/15/46
Linger In My Arms a Little Longer, Baby – Herb Magdison, rec. 4/11/46
Baby, You Can Count On Me – Stewart / Duke

Capitol single #292, 9/2/46
Aren't You Kind of Glad We Did? – George and Ira Gershwin, rec. 7/23/46
It's All Over Now – S. Skylar / D. Marcotte, rec. 7/23/46

Capitol single #322, 11/11/46
It's a Good Day – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour, rec. 7/12/46
He's Just My Kind – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour

Capitol single #343, 12/23/46
Everything's Moving Too Fast – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour, rec. 11/22/46
It's Lovin' Time – McGregor, Harris, rec. 11/22/46

Capitol single #375, 1947
Speaking of Angels – Bennie Benjamin / George Weiss
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot – Traditional, arr. Dave Barbour / F. Weismental (and Peggy Lee?)

Capitol single #419, 6/2/47
Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba (My Bambino, Go to Sleep) – David / Hoffman / Livingston, rec. 4/21/47
Aintcha Ever Comin' Back? – Taylor / Stordahl / Weston

Capitol single #445, 1947
Just an Old Love of Mine – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour
It Takes a Long, Long Train (With a Red Caboose) – Larry Markes / Dick Charles

Capitol single #15001, 1947 – with Frank DeVol's Orchestra
A Nightingale Can Sing the Blues – Larry Markes / Dick Charles, rec. 7/15/46
There'll Be Some Changes Made – Billy Higgins / W. Benton Overstreet, rec. 8/14/47

Capitol single #15003, 1947 – with Paul Weston's Orchestra
Freedom Train (with Johnny Mercer, Benny Goodman, Margaret Whiting and The Pied Pipers)
[God Bless America – Irving Berlin (Margaret Whiting and The Pied Pipers only)]

Capitol single #15009, 11/3/47
Golden Earrings – Young / Livingston / Evans, rec. 9/24/47
I'll Dance at Your Wedding – B. Oakland / H. Magdison, rec. 9/23/47

Capitol single #15015, 1947
Ja-Da
Three O'Clock Jump
[Note: A non-vocal release, with performers billed as "Ten Cats and a Mouse." Each musician plays an instrument not commonly associated with them; Peggy plays drums. Other instrumentalists include Dave Barbour, Benny Carter, Dave Cavanaugh, Frank DeVol, Billy May, Eddie Miller, Red Norvo, Bobby Sherwood and Paul Weston.]

Capitol Artists Present Somebody Loves Me – various artists album, 1947:
Somebody Loves Me – Gershwin / DeSylva / MacDonald

Capitol single #15022, 1/5/48
Maρana – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour, rec. 11/25/47
All Dressed Up with a Broken Heart – Patrick / Reese / Val, rec. 11/26/47

Capitol single #15030, 1948 – with Benny Goodman's Orchestra
For Every Man There's a Woman – Harold Arlen / Leo Robin, rec, 12/2/47
[Beyond the Sea (La Mer) – Goodman only]

Capitol single #15048, 3/15/48
Talkin' to Myself About You – Stordahl / Weston / Taylor, rec. 11/12/47
Laroo, Laroo, Lilli Bolero – Lippman / Dee / Moore

Capitol single #511, 3/29/48
Why Don't You Do Right? – Joe McCoy, rec. 11/19/47
I Can't Give You Anything but Love – Jimmy McHugh / Dorothy Fields

Capitol single #512, 3/29/48
Them There Eyes – Pinkard / Tracy / Tauber, rec. 11/20/47
Stormy Weather – Harold Arlen / Ted Koehler, rec. 11/12/47

Capitol single #513, 3/29/48
Deed I Do – F. Rose / W. Hirsch, rec. 11/19/47
Don't Smoke in Bed – Willard Robinson, rec. 12/2/47

Capitol single #15090, 5/17/48
Caramba! It's the Samba – Taylor / Wyle / Pola, rec. 11/25/47
Baby, Don't Be Mad at Me – M. David / T. Freeman, rec. 11/20/47

Capitol single #15118, 3/29/48
Why Don't You Do Right? – Joe McCoy, rec. 11/19/47
Bubble-Loo, Bubble-Loo – Hoagy Carmichael

Capitol single #15151, 3/28/48
Don't Smoke in Bed – Willard Robison, rec. 12/2/47
Everybody Loves Somebody

Capitol single #15159, 1948
Don't Be So Mean to Me, Baby – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour
Just a Shade on the Blue Side – Hoagy Carmichael / Harold Adamson

Capitol single #15232, 1948
Love, Your Magic Spell Is Everywhere – Edmund Goulding / Elsie Janis
So Dear to My Heart – Ticker Freeman / Irving Taylor

Capitol single #15277, 1948
It's a Good Day – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour, rec. 7/12/46
You Was Right, Baby – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour, rec. 12/17/44

Capitol single #15298, 1948
Hold Me – Little / Oppenheim / Schuster
I Wanna Go Where You Go (Then I'll Be Happy) – Friend / Brown / Clare

Collector's Items: Top Drawer Jazz Classics – various artists album, 1948
Baby (Is What He Calls Me) – Kay Butler, rec. 1/27/44

Capitol single #15349, 1949
You Was (w/ Dean Martin)
Someone Like You – Harry Warren / Ralph Blane

Capitol single #15371, 1949
Blum Blum (I Wonder Who I Am) – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour
If You Could See Me Now – Tad Dameron / Carl Sigman

Capitol single #543/547, 4/11/49
Bali H'ai – Richard Rodgers / Oscar Hammerstein, rec. 3/11/49
[There Is Nothing Like a Dame – Richard Rodgers / Oscar Hammerstein]

Capitol single #599/603, 6/6/49
I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair – Richard Rodgers / Oscar Hammerstein, rec. 4/18/49
[There Is Nothin' Like a Dame – Richard Rodgers / Oscar Hammerstein]

Capitol single #15416, 1949
Similau (See-Me-Lo)
While We're Young – Wilder / Engvick / Palitz, rec. 11/27/47

Capitol single #15501, 1949
A Fine Romance (w/ Johnny Mercer and Martha Tilton) – Jerome Kern / Dorothy Fields
She Didn't Say Yes (w/ Johnny Mercer and Martha Tilton) – Jerome Kern

Capitol single #608, 5/23/49
Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend) – Stan Jones, rec. 4/18/49
Please Love Me Tonight – with Jud Conlon Singers

Capitol single #670, 1949
At the Cafι Rendezvous – Jule Styne / Sammy Cahn
You Can Have Him – Irving Berlin

Capitol single #703, 1949
Neon Signs (Gonna Shine Like Neon, Too) – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour – with Jud Conlon Singers
Through a Long and Sleepless Night

Capitol single #90035, 1949 – with Jud Conlon Singers
Song at Midnight
The Christmas Spell

Capitol single #769, 1949 – cond. Pete Rugolo
A Man Wrote a Song
Run for the Roundhouse, Nellie

Mel Tormι's California Suite, Capitol, 1949
(with Peggy Lee billed as "Susan Melton")
The Best Coast in the Land / Coney Island / Sunday Night in San Francisco

Capitol single #791, 1/2/50 – with Mel Tormι and the Mellomen
The Old Master Painter – H. Gillespie / B. Smith, rec. 11/16/49
Bless You (For the Good That's In You) – Peggy Lee / Mel Tormι

Capitol single #801, 1950
My Small Seρor – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour
When You Speak with Your Eyes – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour / Rene Touzet

Capitol single #810, 1950 – cond. Pete Rugolo
Sugar – Pinkard / Alexander / Mitchell, rec. 9/23/47
Save Your Sorrow for Tomorrow

Capitol single #849, 1950
Sunshine Cake – cond. Pete Rugolo
Goodbye, John – Alec Wilder

Capitol single #898, 1950
Crazy He Calls Me – B. Russell / C. Sigman, cond. Pete Rugolo, rec. 10/6/49
Them There Eyes – Pinkard / Tracey / Tauber

Capitol single #961, 1950
Cry, Cry, Cry
Once Around the Moon

Capitol single #1105, 7/17/50
Show Me the Way to Get Out of This World – Les Clark / Matt Dennis, rec. 6/16/50
Happy Music – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour

Capitol single #1161, 1950
Lover, Come Back to Me – Sigmund Romberg / Oscar Hammerstein II, rec. 6/16/50
Helpless – Roy Wells

Capitol single #1244, 1950
Once in a Lifetime
Life Is So Peculiar

Capitol single #1298, 1950
Ay Ay, Chug a Lug
Where Are You? – Jimmy McHugh / Harold Adamson, rec. 9/14/50

Capitol single #1366, 1951 – cond. Dave Barbour
Climb Up the Mountain
The Hill on the Floss

Capitol single #1428, 1951
Yeah, Yeah, Yeah
Rock Me to Sleep

Capitol single #1450, 1951
Cannonball Express
That Ol' Devil (Won't Get Me) – Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour

Capitol single #1513, 1951 – cond. Sid Feller
He's Only Wonderful
It Never Happened to Me

Capitol single #1544, 1951 – cond. Sid Feller
Boulevard Cafι
If You Turn Me Down

Capitol single #1573, 1951 – cond. Billy May
(When I Dance with You) I Get Ideas – Sanders / Cochran, rec. 5/16/51
Tonight You Belong to Me

Capitol single #1586, 1951 – cond. Billy May
My Magic Heart
So Far So Good

Capitol single #1738, 1951 – with Mel Tormι, cond. Sid Feller
Don't Fan the Flame
Telling Me Yes, Telling Me No

Capitol single #1749, 1951 – cond. Billy May
Wandering Swallow
I Love You But I Don't Like You – Peggy Lee / Henry Beau

Capitol single #1776, 1951
Birmingham Jail
While We're Young – Alec Wilder / Bill Envick

Capitol single #1926, 1952 – cond. Sid Feller
Shame On You
Would You Dance with a Stranger?

Capitol single #2025, 1952 – cond. Sid Feller
Everytime
Goin' on a Hayride

Rendezvous with Peggy Lee
Peggy's first solo album, initially released as a six-song collection of 78s (CC-72) on 3/29/48, then as a 10-inch album (H-151) in 1952, then later in the 1950s as a 12-song, 12-inch LP.
CC-72 included: Why Don't You Do Right? / Them There Eyes / 'Deed I Do / I Can't Give You Anything But Love / Stormy Weather / Don't Smoke in Bed. H-151 added I Don't Know Enough About You / While We're Young. The 12-inch version added It's a Good Day / Golden Earrings / Maρana / Hold Me