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    oi THE MARK MURPHY DISCOGRAPHY Updated 3/17/11

     All are American releases in stereo unless otherwise noted. * Denotes appearances on other artist‟s album.** Denotes appearance on various artists package.


Meet Mark Murphy (1956) Decca DL 8390 Decca UCCC-9052

     (DJ copy, pink label) (Mono) (2002 mono Japanese reissue)

     (For the limited-edition late-2002 Japanese release on CD, check

    PLAYLIST: Fascinating Rhythm; A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square; Give it Back to the Indians; Guess I‟ll Hang My Tears Out to Dry; Limehouse Blues; I‟m a Circus; Exactly Like You; Two Ladies in de Shade of de Banana Tree; Irresistable You; If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight); You Musn‟t Kick It Around; I‟ve Got Two Eyes

45 Single: Fascinating Rhythm/Exactly Like You (1956) Decca 9-30101 n/a

     (Both songs are contained on previous LP entry)

Let Yourself Go (1957) Decca DL 8632 Decca UCCC-9053

     (Mono) (2002 mono Japanese reissue)

     (For the limited-edition late-2002 Japanese release on CD, check

    PLAYLIST: I Got Rhythm; Elmer‟s Tune; „Tain‟t No Sin (To Dance Around in Your Bones); Robin‟s Nest; The Lady in Red; Pick Yourself Up; Let Yourself Go; Crazy Rhythm; Taking a Chance on Love; Lullaby in Rhythm; Little Jazz Bird; Ridin‟ High

45 Single: Goodbye Baby/The Right Kind of Woman (1957) Decca 9-30390 n/a

     (Neither song was released on an album)

This Could Be the Start of Something (1959) Capitol T 1177 See 1999 releases

     (Mono and stereo releases feature same songs but (mono)

     different takes) Capitol ST 1177

    Pausa PR 9042

    (1985 reissue)

    PLAYLIST: This Could Be the Start of Something; Day In, Day Out; The Lady Is a Tramp; Mighty Like a Rose; Falling in Love with Love; Just in Time; Medley: That Old Black Magic/Cheek to Cheek/Jersey Bounce/Sweet Georgia Brown/Lucky in Love/Hit the Road to Dreamland/For Me and My Gal

EP: Side A: This Could Be the Start of Something/Mighty Like a Rose

     Side B: Medley:Sweet Georgia Brown/Lucky in Love/Hit the Road to Dreamland

     (All songs are contained on previous LP entry) Capitol PRO 1045/1046

     (Mono promo copy)

Mark Murphy's Hip Parade (1960) Capitol T 1458 See 1999 releases


     Capitol ST 1458 DRG 94779

     (Stereo) w/”Playing the Field” (2006)

    PLAYLIST: Firefly; Lonesome Town; Kansas City; Come to Me; Catch a Falling Star; All the Way; (You‟ve Got) Personality; Witchcraft; Venus; It‟s Not For Me to Say; Send For Me; I Only Have Eyes for You


45 Single: Don't Cry My Love/Belong To Me Capitol 45-CL 14962 n/a

     (Neither song was released on an album) (British release)

45 Single: Looking for Somebody/Daddy Must Be a Man Capitol F4021 n/a

     (Neither song was released on an album) (Mono promo copy)

Playing the Field (1960) Capitol T 1458 See 1999 releases


     Capitol ST 1458 DRG 94779

     w/ “HipParade” (2006)

    PLAYLIST: Put the Blame on Mame; Swinging on a Star; My Gal‟s Come Back; Playing the Field; Heart and Soul; Love is a Many-Splendored Thing; Honeysuckle Rose; Isn‟t It About Time; Wishing (Will Make It So); As Long As I Live; I Didn‟t Know About You; But Not For Me

45 Single: Send For Me/Come To Me Capitol 45-CL 15117 n/a

     (Both on LP “Hip Parade”) (British release) (Mono promo copy)

Rah! (1961) Riverside RLP 395 (Mono) n/a

     (Includes the 2:51 take of "My Favorite Things" that pays tribute in its middle section to several

     contemporary jazz musicians. This version raised the ire of the Richard Rodgers estate and resulted in a lawsuit.

     Also rhymes "bad" with "bad" at the end of the last verse. Last cut of side two, "I'll Be Seeing You," is deleted in

     US reissue copies.)

     Milestone SMJ-6064 Riverside VICJ-23695

     (1974 Japanese reissue) (1991 Japanese reissue)

     (Includes "I'll Be Seeing You" as well as TWO takes of "My Favorite Things." The first is the 2:51

     version. The second take is 2:10 and omits reference to musicians and rhymes "sad" with "bad" in last verse.)

     Riverside OJC-141 Riverside OJCCD-141-2

     (1978 reissue) (1993 reissue)

     (Includes only the 2:10 version of "My Favorite Things." Omits "I'll Be Seeing You.") PLAYLIST (*Denotes on Japanese LP & CD only **Denotes on initial American LP and on Japanese LP & CD only):

    Angel Eyes; On Green Dolphin Street; Stoppin‟ the Clock; Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most; No Tears for Me; Out of This World; Milestones; My Favorite Things (short version); *My Favorite Things (long version);

    Doodlin‟; Li‟l Darlin‟; Twisted; **I‟ll Be Seeing You

**EP: The Compositions of Miles Davis (1961) Riverside SE-2066 n/a

     A stereo 7” 33 1/3 RPM EP (with small hole) that contains:

     Side One: “Tune Up (Wes Montgomery); “Four” (Sam Jones);

     Side Two: “Milestones” (Mark Murphy); “Nardis” (Cannonball Adderley)

45 Single: Angel Eyes/Stoppin‟ the Clock (1962) Riverside R-4511 n/a

     (Both tunes on “Rah.”) (mono)


    That's How I Love the Blues (1962) Riverside SMJ-6091 Riverside OJCCD-367-2

     (1997 Japanese reissue) (1989 reissue)

    PLAYLIST: Going to Chicago Blues; Senor Blues; That‟s How I Love the Blues; Jelly Jelly Blues; (I‟m Left With the)

    Blues in My Heart; Fiesta in Blue; Rusty Dusty Blues; Blues in the Night; The Meaning of the Blues; Everybody‟s Crazy „Bout the Doggone Blues; Blues, You‟re the Mother of Sin; Wee Baby Blues

45 Single: Come and Get Me/Love (1962) Riverside R-4519 n/a

     (Neither recording was released on an album) (Mono promo copy)

45 Single: Fly Me to the Moon/ Why Don‟t You Do Right (1962)

    Riverside R-4526 (USA) n/a

    Riverside 106908 RIF (British)

     (Neither recording was released on a MM album. “Fly Me to the Moon” has never been released on LP or CD.

     “Why Don‟t You Do Right” has appeared on a various artists CD anthology and was reissued in 2004 on 45 RPM

     vinyl and CD.)

45 Single: Like Love/Fly Away My Sadness (1962) Riverside R-4537 (USA, mono) n/a

     (Neither recording was released on an album) Riverside 106905-RIF (British copy, mono)

45 Single: Nothin‟ But a Fool/I Don‟t Worry „Bout You (1963) Riverside R-4565 (USA, mono) n/a

     (Neither recording was released on an album)

    A Swingin' Singin' Affair (1965) Fontana MGF 27537 Jazzclub/Fontata 06007 5312782 (Released as "Mark Time" in Europe on Fontana label) (Mono) (Released late 2008)

    PLAYLIST: Ballyhoo; She Loves You; My Foolish Heart; Iceberg; Happy Days Are Here Again; I Left My Heart in San Francisco; Hard Hearted Hannah (The Vamp from Savannah); Stablemates; I‟ll Be Around; From Time to Time; Come Rain or Come Shine; The Best Is Yet To Come

45 Single: And Now You've Gone/Midnight Train (1965) Fontana TF 489 n/a

     (Neither recording was released on an album) (British copy, mono)

45 Single: High on a Windy Hill/Broken Heart (1965) Fontana TF 572 n/a

     (Neither recording was released on an album) (British copy, mono)

Who Can I Turn To? (1966) Immediate IMSP 004 Sequel/Immediate

     (Try or (British release) NEBCD 412

     (British reissue, 1999)

    PLAYLIST: Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me); I Wanna Be Around; That‟s What Makes a Girl; Cotton Fields; A Wonderful Day Like Today; You‟d Better Love Me; There Is a Time (Le Temps); My Kind of Girl; This Train; Star Sounds; In Love For the Very First Time; Talk to Me Baby


45 Single: (Ain't That) Just Like a Woman/Do You Wonder If I Love You (1967)

     (Neither recording was released on an album. "Woman" comes from film of the same name.)

     Fontana TF 803 n/a

     (British copy, mono)

Midnight Mood (1967) Saba Records

    (Orig. release)

    Pausa PR 7023 MPS POCJ-2824

     (1978 reissue) (2000 Japanese reissue)

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    PLAYLIST: Jump For Joy; I Don‟t Want Nothin‟; Why and How; Alone Together; You Fascinate Me So; Hopeless; Sconsolato; My Ship; Just Give Me Time; I Get Along Without You Very Well TITLE VINYL CD

**4th International Jazz Festival: Praha '67 (1968) Supraphon SUA 15987 Transcribed to CD-R

     (Mark has one cut on this Hungarian LP: "Stompin' At the Savoy," with Gordon Beck, piano; Jeff

     Clyne, bass; and Tony Oxley, drums.)

**Polish All Stars Jazz Jamboree '69 (1970) ? JVR JVR-006

     (Various artists. MM does "Broadway" with the Erik Moseholm Trio. Album also includes performances

     by Lucky Thompson, Maynard Ferguson Quartet, Michal Urbaniak and Urszula Dudziak. Was reissued on

     CD by the Polish jazz magazine "Jazzi" and was included with its January 2000 issue.

This Must Be Earth (1970) Phoenix PMS 1001 n/a

     (British release)

    PLAYLIST: This Must Be Earth; Cinnamon and Clove; Scarborough Fair; Make Me Rainbows; Misty Roses; (Sittin‟ on the) Dock of the Bay; What a Wonderful World; Both Sides Now; The Girl I Used to Know; Salt Sea;

    Let the Rest of the World Go By

Bridging a Gap (1972) Muse 5009 n/a

    PLAYLIST: Come and Get Me; Sausalito; She‟s Gone; Steamroller; We Could Be Flying; Sunday in New York;

    Gee, Baby, Ain‟t I Good to You; No More; As Time Goes By; I‟m Glad There Is You

Mark II (1973) Muse 5041 n/a

    PLAYLIST: Chicken Road; Too Much Love; The Unfaithful Servant; Lookin‟ For Another Pure Love; Barangrill; Triad; They; Sleeping; Lemme Blues; Truckin‟

Mark Murphy Sings (1975) Muse MR 5078 Muse MCD 5078

     (1995 reissue)

    PLAYLIST: On the Red Clay; Naima; Body and Soul; Young and Foolish; Empty Faces; Maiden Voyage; How Are You Dreaming; Cantaloupe Island


*Rhyme and Reason (1975) Atlantic SD 1681 n/a

     (Released same year in Europe on Nova label under the title "An American in Hamburg/View From

     Here." Sax man Herb Geller is the headline name on this album. Mark sings three of the four lengthy

     cuts on this release: "Sudden Senility," "The Power of a Smile," and "Space a la Mode." Mark gets

     minimal credit but lots of performance time.) (See 1999 entry "Vibrafinger" and 2002 entry

     "Copenhagen Dancefloor Classics II.")

Mark Murphy Sings (Mostly) Dorothy Fields & Cy Coleman (1978)

    Audiophile AP-132 Audiophile ADC-132

     (1999 reissue)

     (1999 CD reissue contains all LP cuts plus 11 more previously unissued songs. All 25 tracks were recorded for

     the National Public Radio [NPR] series "The American Popular Song," with pianist Loonis McGlohon,

     bassist Terry Lassiter and drummer Jim Lackey. The LP title does not include the word “mostly.” That word was

     added to the CD title.)

    PLAYLIST (* Denotes song is on CD only. Song order is completely changed from LP): Don‟t Blame Me;

    *Witchcraft; A Fine Romance; April Fooled Me; Seesaw; I‟m Gonna Laugh You Right Out of My Life; When in

    Rome; *When Yesterday I Loved You; *Where Am I Going; *Walking Sad; *Exactly Like You; Alone Too Long;

    On Second Thought; I Walk a Little Faster; *Rules of the Road; That‟s My Style; I‟m in the Mood for Love; *The

    Best Is Yet to Come; *Real Live Girl; Remind Me; I Love My Wife; *Sometime When You‟re Lonely; *Doodlin‟;

    I‟m Way Ahead; *Lovely to Look At

Stolen Moments (1978) Muse MR 5102 Muse MCD 5102

    PLAYLIST: Stolen Moments (original MM version); Again; Farmer‟s Market; D.C. Farewell; Waters of March; Sly;

    We‟ Be Together Again; Don‟t Be Blue; Like a Lover (O Cantador)

Satisfaction Guaranteed (1979) Muse MR 5215 Muse/Crown BRJ-4521

     (Japan-only release)

    PLAYLIST: Satisfaction Guaranteed; Eleanor Rigby; Don‟t Go To Strangers/Don‟t Misunderstand; Bijou;

    All the Things You Are; Welcome Home; Waltz for Debby; I Return to Music

College of the Siskiyous Jazz Choir w/guest artist Mark Murphy (1980)

     COS Records Vol. 2 n/a

     (Mark appears on the first cut of each side; first within “A Tribute to Duke” [“My Solitude”] and then in

     a jazz choir version of “Stolen Moments.”)

Bop For Kerouac (1981) Muse MR 5253 Muse MCD 5253

    PLAYLIST: Be-Bop Lives (Boplicity); Goodbye Porkpie Hat; Parker‟s Mood; You Better Go Now; You‟ve Proven Your Point (Bongo Beep); The Bad and the Beautiful; Down St. Thomas Way; Ballad of the Sad Young Men

*Indiana (1982) Concord Jazz CJ-187 n/a

     (This album was recorded by the Jeff Hamilton Quintet. Jeff was a session drummer for the Concord

     Jazz label at the time and this was his first headline effort. Mark appears only on the first cut of side

     two, "Split Season Blues," a song that bemoans major league baseball's split season of 1981 and its

     detrimental effect on the Cincinnati Reds who achieved the best win-loss record in both leagues that

     year but didn't finish in first place in either half of the season…thereby missing the playoffs.)


The Artistry of Mark Murphy (1982) Muse MR 5286 n/a

    PLAYLIST: The Odd Child; I Don‟t Want to Cry Anymore; Moody‟s Mood; Trilogy for Kids: Babe‟s Blues/

    Little Niles/Dat Der; I Remember Clifford; Autumn Nocturne; Close Enough For Love; Medley: Long Ago and Far Away (Kern/Gershwin composition coupled with the James Taylor song)

Brazil Song (1983) Muse MR 5297 n/a

    PLAYLIST: Desafinado; Two Kites; The Island; Bolero de Sata; She; Someone to Light Up My Life (Se Todos Fossem Iguais a Voce); Nothing Will Be As It Was Tomorrow (Nada Sera Como Antes); Outubro (October); Bridges

Mark Murphy Sings the Nat King Cole Songbook Vol. 1 (1983)

     Muse MR 5308 Muse MCD 6001

     (1986 reissue)

    Mark Murphy Sings Nat's Choice (The Nat King Cole Songbook Vol. 2) (1983)

     Muse MR 5320 Muse MCD 6001

     (1986 reissue)

     (The above two titles were combined onto a single CD release. However, two cuts were omitted

     on the CD: The CD clocks in at 67:47 and was released before CDs could contain over 74 minutes. The shorter

     of the two medleys would have fit, though. Playing order is the same from LP to CD with the exception of the

     two medleys omitted from the CD release.)

    PLAYLIST: (*Denotes song is on LP only)

    Vol. 1: Nature Boy/Calypso Blues; Love Letters/Serenata; Oh, You Crazy Moon; „Tis Autumn; I Keep Goin‟ Back to Joe‟s; Tangerine; Lush Life; *Until the Real Thing Comes Along/Baby, Baby All the Time; Never Let Me Go;

    These Foolish Things;

    Vol. 2: Portrait of Jennie/Ruby; *Walking My Baby Back Home/Breezin‟ Along With the Breeze; For All We

    Know; Maybe You‟ll Be There; Blue Gardenia; Don‟t Let Your Eyes Go Shopping; More Than You Know; Look Out for Love; The End of a Love Affair

Living Room (1984) Muse MR 5345 n/a

    PLAYLIST: Living Room; Our Love Rolls On; L.A. Song Cycle: L.A./L.A. Breakdown/The Way It Was In L.A.; There‟ll Be Some Changes Made; Ain‟t Nobody Here But Us Chickens; Misty/Midnight Sun; Charleston Alley;

    Full Moon; Maxine

*Chez Walberg Part One, Vol. 9 (1985) Daffodil BMD 109 n/a

     (An album by singer/pianist Blossom Dearie released on her own label, Daffodil Records, E. Durham,

     New York, 12423. Mark sings two duets with her; "Love Dance" and "Just Being Here," the former MM

     also recorded on his own "Night Mood" album in 1987. The title "Chez Walberg" refers to Blossom's

     San Francisco neighbor who owned a new digital home studio where the album was recorded. Unfortunately,

     not a very good job. "Volume 9" in the title refers to her ninth release for Daffodil Records. The "Part One"

     implies she was working on a second album with Walberg.

Beauty and the Beast (1987) Muse MR 5355 Muse MCD 5355

     (First simultaneous release of a MM recording on LP and CD.)

    PLAYLIST: Poem: Beauty and the Beast; Beauty and the Beast; I Can‟t Get Started; Doxy; Memphis Blues; Effendi; The Lady Who Sang the Blues; Along Came Betty; Vocalise; Spring Friend


Night Mood (The Music of Ivan Lins) (1987) Milestone M-9145 Milestone MCD 9145-2

    PLAYLIST: Nightmood (Lembra); Madalena; Ticket (Bilhete); Dinorah Dinorah; Before We Lose Tomorrow (Antes Que Seja Tarde); Sails (Velas Icadas); Love Dance (Lembranca); Maos de Afeto; Believe What I Say (Daquilo Que Eu Sei)

September Ballads (1988) Milestone M-9154 Milestone MCD 9154-2

    PLAYLIST: (* Denotes song is on CD only) September Fifteenth; When She Is Mine; When This Love Affair Is Over; *Nightlife; Sack Full of Dreams; Crystal Silence; I Never Went Away; Sausalito; Para Nada; Spring Is Where You Are

Kerouac, Then and Now (1989) Muse MR 5359 Muse MCD 5359

     (Believed to be last Muse release of a MM album on LP

    PLAYLIST: Blood Count; Eddie Jefferson/Take the A Train; Ask Me Now; San Francisco; Lazy Afternoon; If You Could See Me Now; November in the Snow; Lork Buckley; The Night We Called It a Day/There‟s No You

*Mad About Madeline! (1991) n/a Mad Kat MKCD 1003

     (An album by vocalist Madeline Eastman w/ Mark guesting on Bob Dorough's "You're the Dangerous

     Type." Album also features Phil Woods and Cedar Walton. Copies available by sending $17 to Mad

     Kat Records, PO Box 420253, San Francisco, CA, 94142-0253. The amount also covers postage.)

**B.P. Club All Stars '91 (1991) n/a Jazzette BPCD-011

     (A various artists CD of performances at recorded in 1990 and 1991 at the BP Club in Zagreb. Mark

     has track #2, a medley of "My Ship” and "Milestones." Croatian release. Very hard to find. Jazzette

     was the house label at the club.)

*Seasoned To Taste (1992) n/a Corona Music CD-70620

     (Album recorded by the Balcony Big Band. Mark has three guest appearances on "I Concentrate on You",

     "My Romance" and "You Don't Know What Love Is." Produced by B/W Productions, 2 Oliver Plaza

     #2900, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Released by Corona Music, 7328 Princeton Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15218.

     However, a summer 2002 telephone call to "directory assistance" for Pittsburgh turned up no phone

     numbers for either company.)

What a Way to Go (1992) n/a Muse MCD 5419

     (Recorded in 1990. Muse Records in trouble. Releases were being held up.)

    PLAYLIST: What a Way to Go; Ceora Lives; I Fall in Love Too Easily; Saxophone Joe; All My Tomorrows; Jamaica (A Little Island of Calm); I Never Noticed Until Now; Clown in My Window; Ding Walls

Another Vision (1992) n/a September CD 5113

     (Belgian release. Hard to find, but well worth the effort))

    PLAYLIST: The Masquerade Is Over; I Wish I Knew/A Ghost of a Chance; The More I See You; People Will Try Again; Nobody Else But Me; Weaver of Dreams; Quiet Now; Speak Low; Love Locked Out; Pieces of Dreams/You Must Believe In Spring; Epilogue/Never Never Land


**Cosmopolitan Greetings (1992) n/a Musiques Suisses MGB CD 9203

     (Swiss release. A jazz-opera by [and filed under] George Gruntz and Allen Ginsberg. A double CD

     featuring MM, Sheila Jordan and Renee Manning. Gruntz conducts several soloists and the WDR Big

     Band. Available from For the die-hard fan.)

**Springtime Jazz Fever 92 (1992) n/a Jazzette BPCD 020

     (A various artists package that includes Mark singing "Senor Blues." Recorded live at the B.P. Club

     in Zagreb, Croatia. Very hard to find.)

*One For Junior (with Sheila Jordan) (1993) n/a Muse MCD 5489

     (Recorded in 1991. The billing on the album is Sheila Jordan and Mark Murphy… in that order.)

    PLAYLIST: Where You At?; Round About/All Goes Round; One For Junior; Trust in Me;

    The Bird/Tribute (Quasimodo)/Embraceable You; Aria 18; The Best Thing for You; Eastern Ballad; Don‟t Like Goodbyes/Difficult to Say Goodbye

*Very Early (with "Nine") (1993) n/a West & East Music 220 022-2

     (Austrian release with confusing choice of title. "Very Early" does not refer to a period in Mark's

     career, but to the Bill Evans/Jim Hall tune that is included in the album. "Nine" is a group of jazz

     students at the University of Graz where MM used to teach. Good stuff! Available through North Country

     Distributors, Cadence Building, Redwood, NY, 13679, USA. Telephone: 315-287-2852. Fax:


    PLAYLIST: The Song Is You; Early Autumn; A Sleepin‟ Bee; Without Form; I‟m All Smiles; Duke Ellington‟s

    Sound of Love; Love Came on Stealthy Fingers; I Cover the Waterfront; Very Early; Everything Happens to Me; Hello Young Lovers

Just Jazz (1993) n/a Jazzette BPCD 027

     (A live recording made in Zagreb at the BP Club. Croatian release. Jazzette was the house label for the BP Club.

     Virtually impossible to find.)

    PLAYLIST: Stolen Moments; Parker‟s Mood; Along Came Betty; Vera Cruz; Going to Chicago; Bolero de Sata;

    Charleston Alley; I Remember Clifford; Prism; Body and Soul

I'll Close My Eyes (1994) n/a Muse MCD 5436

     (Recorded in late 1991. Muse Records folded shortly after its release.)

    PLAYLIST: I‟ll Close My Eyes; If; Happyin‟; Miss You Mr. Mercer; Small World; There Is No Reason Why;

    Time On My Hands; Ugly Woman; Not Like This

*No Sound Is Too Taboo (1994) n/a Talkin' Loud/Verve Forecast

    314-526 722-2

     (An album by Japanese acid jazz trio United Future Organization, a.k.a. UFO, but not to be confused

     with rock group UFO. Mark does a guest lead monologue/vocalese on "Future Light." Mark has also

     recorded "Stolen Moments" with the group, but the version on this album is instrumental. For the vocal version,

     see “Remix” album released in 1995.)


**Last Night When We Were Young: The Ballad Album (1994) n/a Classical Action 1001

     (A various artists effort recorded as a fundraiser for Classical Action: Performing Arts Against AIDS.

     Available by calling 212-997-7717. Or write: Classical Action, 165 W. 46th St., New York City, NY

     10036. MM appears with jazz pianist and album producer Fred Hersch on “Last Night When We Were


**Hearing a Rhapsody (1994) n/a Modern Times MDT 30133

     An album by Italian guitarist Guido Di Leone in which MM sings on two tracks: “Like Someone in Love” and

     “The Nearness of You.”

The Dream (with Dutch Metropole Orchestra) (1995) n/a Jive Music JM-2006-2

     (Austrian release. Consists of recordings made for Radio Nederland between 1969 and 1993.

     Outstanding charts for full orchestra…the only such recording in the MM discography… by Rob

     Pronk, Peter Helbortzheimer and Jerry van Rooijen. Among MM's very best stuff and highly

     recommended, especially if you like ballads! Available from and

    PLAYLIST: The Dream; Since I Fell For You; So Many Starts; Laura; This Is New; Sometimes When You‟re

    Lonely; Gone; Estate; Down Here on the Ground; Hopeless (A Blue Girl in a Red Sunrise); Stairway to Paradise; I See Your Face Before Me; All in Love is Fair; We Can Try Love Again; When the World Was Young (Le Chevalier de Paris)

*Facin' Our Time (1995) n/a Sittel SITCD 9221

     (Swedish release by Swedish quartet The Baker Boys. MM sings in duet with group singer/trumpeter

     Niklas Fredin… who sounds like he's been taking lessons from Mark…in "Angel Eyes" and "Bye Bye

     Blackbird." In the US, available through North Country Distributors, Cadence Building, Redwood,

     NY, 13679, USA. Telephone: 315-287-2852. Fax: 315-287-2860. In Europe, contact Sittel AB,

     Box 867, S75108 Uppsala, Sweden Telephone: 461-815-5090. On the web:

*Remix (1995) n/a Brownswood PHCL 3035

     (A CD of remixes of two works by United Future Organization. Among them is "Stolen Moments

     (U.F.O. Harddisk Mix featuring Mark Murphy)”. Cost is $21 plus handling. Check out

*Klangdebuts: MHS Big Band (1996) MHS G 3

     (Ten live recordings by the MHS Big Band ranging in date from 1989 to 1995. The band is connected to the

     University of Music and Dramatic Arts in Graz, Austria, where Mark was on the faculty for some time. Mark

     sings with the band on “Don‟t Get Around Much Anymore” and “Detour Ahead.” Guests also include Clark

     Terry, Bill Holman and Dave Liebman. Go to and click on the red

     word “office” to leave an e-mail inquiring how to order. However, chances are poor they will respond.

*Em Contraste (1996) n/a LiCord Music 964-01

     (An Austrian release by Brazilian guitarist Fernando Correa with less than 1,000 copies pressed.

     Lovely stuff. Includes three cuts co-written by Fernando and Mark on which MM sings: "Where

     Could Love Have Gone?" "Time All Gone" and "Lilianne." Available from Wolfgang Weitlaner,

     Wilhelm Exnergasse 2/13, A-1090 Vienna, Austria. Send $20 US plus $10 postage and handling.

     Contact him before sending money! Copies may be all gone!)


*Escale (1996) n/a Quoi de Neuf Doctor DOC 041

     (The Edouard Ferlet Quintet recorded this French release…it's title translates to "Port of Call.". Mark appears on

     "K do en poins au nez (Sweet Poison)." Title is a strange spelling of the phrase "Cadeau en poids au nez,"

     translated "gift in pounds to the nose." The record label is "Quoi de Neuf Doctor" which translates to "What's

     New, Doctor?" Or as Bugs Bunny would say in English, "What's Up, Doc?"

North Sea Jazz Sessions Vol. 5 (1997) n/a Jazz World JWD 102.205

     (Recorded for radio between 1970 and 1975 in Holland with the Louis van Dyke Trio. Portuguese release. Also

     see 2006 releases for the “Happy Samba” vinyl release of four of the songs on this CD.)

    PLAYLIST: Bridges; I Remember Clifford; Norwegian Wood; Stolen Moments; Summertime; Con Alma; The Great City; As Long as I Live; Happy Samba; He Ain‟t Heavy (He‟s My Brother); Love Sick; The Lady Is a Tramp; „Swonderful; The Windmills of Your Mind

Song For the Geese (1998) n/a RCA Victor 74321-44865-2

     (One of Mark's very favorite projects. Cut out. Hard to find. Try on the internet.) PLAYLIST: You Go to My Head; Sugar; Baltimore Oriole; Do It Again; (Baby) It‟s Just Talk; You‟re Blasé;

    Song for the Geese (Tema para los Gansos); Everybody Loves Me; Lament; I Remember; We Two (Nos Dois); I Wish You Love

EP: Sugar of 97 (1998) GIGIuptight 74321 527181 n/a

     (A 12-inch vinyl European-release EP that contains dance/electronica remixes of two songs from

     "Song For the Geese": "Do It Again (Montparnasse Mix)" and "(Baby) It's Just Talk (Flytronics mix)."

     A third item from the “Geese” album, “You Go to My Head,” is also on the EP, but without any changes.)

**Nu Jazz Generation (1998) Virgin/Clean Up 8468462

     (Various artists CD that includes “(Baby) It‟s Just Talk (Flytronics mix)” that was a part of the “Sugar of 97”

     EP. Do a search on “Nu Jazz Generation.”)

The Best of Mark Murphy: The Capitol Years (1998) n/a Capitol CDP 7243 8 33147 2 0

     (An anthology culled from Mark's 3 Capitol albums and a previously unreleased track.) PLAYLIST (*Denotes previously unreleased): Put the Blame on Mame; Swinging on a Star; Playing the Field; Day in Day Out; This Could Be the Start of Something; I Didn‟t Know About You; *Blacksmith Blues; Kansas City;

    Wishing; As Long as I Live; Witchcraft; I Only Have Eyes for You; Medley: That Old Black Magic/Cheek to Cheek/ Jersey Bounce/Sweet Georgia Brown/Lucky in Love/Hit the Road to Dreamland

Stolen…and Other Moments (1998) n/a 32Jazz 32036

     (A double CD anthology of MM's Muse recordings.)

    PLAYLIST: I‟m Glad There Is You; Lookin‟ For Another Pure Love; Empty Faces; Young and Foolish; Waters of March; Like a Lover (O Cantador); Satisfaction Guaranteed; Long Ago and Far Away; I Don‟t Want to Cry Anymore;

    Two Kites; Someone to Light Up My Life; Until the Real Thing Comes Along/Baby, Baby All the Time; Don‟t Let

    Your Eyes Go Shopping; Lord Buckley; Ding Walls; Where You At?; Time On My Hands; Moody‟s Mood;

    On the Red Clay; Stolen Moments (orig. 1978 version); Beauty and the Beast; Cantaloupe Island; The Odd Child; Be-Bop Lives (Boplicity); Bongo Beep; Parker‟s Mood; Ballad of the Sad Young Men; San Francisco; November in the Snow; Blood Count; Eddie Jefferson/Take the A Train

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