Atlantic Album Discography, Part 15
Atlantic Related Albums

By David Edwards, Patrice Eyries, and Mike Callahan
Last update: April 16, 2000

This page lists some of the Atlantic-Related albums, including the only album on the National label (Atlantic's predecessor), and non-US reissues.

We would appreciate any additions or corrections to this discography. Just send them to us via e-mail. Both Sides Now Publications is an information web page. We are not a catalog, nor can we provide the records listed below. We have no association with Atlantic Records. Should you be interested in acquiring albums listed in this discography (which are all out of print), we suggest you see our Frequently Asked Questions page and follow the instructions found there. This story and discography are copyright 2000 by Mike Callahan.


Number - Title - Artist [Release Date] Contents


National Records was founded in 1944 by Al Green. The company was located at 1841 Broadway in New York City. The output of the label was pop, R&B, jazz, country and western, and gospel. A&R for the label was handled by Herb Abramson, Lee Magid and Bob Shad. The National Record catalog was acquired by Savoy Records in September 1957. There was only one LP released on the label.

NLP-2001 - Billy Eckstine - Billy Eckstine [10/49] This was a 10 inch album. Prisoner of Love/All of Me/Cottage for Sale/Without a Song/others


40 252 - Formidable Rhythm N Blues, Volume 1 - Various Artists [1972] Issued in mono only. Ooh-Poo-Pah-Doo - Billy Graham/She Put The Hurt On Me - Otis Redding/What Is Soul - Ben E. King/Baby What I Mean - Drifters/Papa Was Too - Joe Tex/New Orleans - Wilson Pickett/You Got Me Hummin' - Sam & Dave/Pots And Pans - King Curtis//I've Been Loving You Too Long - Mar-Keys/Love Me Tender - Percy Sledge/You're Still My Baby - Otis Redding/When Love Comes To The Human Race - Esther Phillips/I Stayed Away Too Long - Clarence Carter/Why Not Tonight - Jimmy Hughges/Summertime - Booker T.

40 253 - Formidable Rhythm N Blues, Volume 2 - Various Artists [1972] Issued in mono only. Why (Am I Treated So Bad) - Sweet Inspirations/Keep A Light In The Window Till I Come Home - Solomon Burke/A Change Is Gonna Come - Brother Jack McDuff/Try Me - Esther Phillips/My Special Prayer - Percy Sledge/Let Nothing Separate Us - Arthur Conley//Something You Got - Wilson Pickett/40 Days-40 Nights - Don Covay/More Than I Do - Naomi & Harris/Respect - Aretha Franklin/Some Kind Of Wonderful - Soul Brothers Six/Show Me - Joe Tex/Scratch - Herbie Mann

40 254 - Formidable Rhythm N Blues, Volume 3 - Various Artists [1972] Issued in mono only.

40 255 - Formidable Rhythm N Blues, Volume 4 - Various Artists [1972] Issued in mono only.

40 256 - Formidable Rhythm N Blues, Volume 5 - Various Artists [1972] Issued in mono only. Money Won't Change You - Aretha Franklin/She's Lookin' Good - Wilson Pickett/Tighten Up - Archie Bell & Drells/Don't Fight It - Sweet Inspirations/Don't Let Go - Don Covay/Ohh Poo Pah Doo - Ben & Spence/Looking For A Fox - Clarence Carter//Ain't No Way - Aretha Franklin/So Good (To Be Together) - Billy Vera & Judy Clay/Oh My Love - Patti Labelle & Blue-Belles/Bring It On Home To Me - Wilson Pickett/Oh! What A Fool I've Been - Sweet Inspirations/Take Time To Know Her - Percy Sledge

40 258 - Formidable Rhythm N Blues, Volume 8 - Various Artists [1972] Issued in mono only.

40 259 - Formidable Rhythm N Blues, Volume 9 - Various Artists [1972] Issued in mono only. She's Looking Good - Tyrone Davis/Sunshine Of Your Love - Ralph Soul Jackson/Ain't That A Lot Of Love - Sam & Dave/Chained - Sweet Inspirations/Sing A Simple Song - Noble Knights/We Can't Sit Down Now - Joe Tex/Touch 'Em With Love - Brook Benton//Reap What You Saw - Otis Rush/Knock On Wood - Tyrone Davis/Walking With My New Love - Gloria Walker/Hurt Hurt Hurt - Johnny Copeland/Since I Met You Baby - Solomon Burke/People In Love - Lou Johnson

40 260 - Formidable Rhythm N Blues, Volume 10 - Various Artists [1972] Issued in mono only.

40 261 - Formidable Rhythm N Blues, Volume 11 - Various Artists [1972] Issued in mono only. What Kind Of Spell - Tony Borders/Full Crown Lovin' Man - Bill Brandon/We Got A Thing Going On - Ben E. King & Dee Dee Sharp/Can't Stop Loving You - Last Word/Mississippi Delta - Billy Lee Riley/Funky Street - Arthur Conley/The Dock Of The Bay - King Curtis & Kingpins//Stay With me - Sharon Tandy/They Don't Know - Percy Wiggins/Don't Lose Your Good Thing - Jimmy Hughes/A Great Big Thing - Barbara Brown/She Knows What To Do For Me - Ben E. King/You Better Believe It - Tony Borders

40 570 - Formidable Rhythm N Blues, Volume 7 - Various Artists [1972] Issued in mono only.

40 659 - Formidable Rhythm N Blues, Volume 6 - Various Artists [1972] Issued in mono only. Come Softly To Me - Percy Sledge/Dreamer - Patti Labelle & Blue-Belles/I'll Suffer - Barbara Lynn/Tonight's The Night - Solomon Burke/Drown In My Own Tears - Aretha Franklin/My Baby Crying - Artie Christopher//It's Groove - Wilson Pickett/Do Right Woman-Do Right Man - Joe tex/That's How It Feels - Soul Clan/Here I Am (Take Me) - Sweet Inspirations/Stormy Weather - Doris Troy/It's My Own Tears That's Being - Johnny Copeland

ATLANTIC (Germany)
ATL 20 034 - Heavy & Alive - Various Artists [1972] Take Five - Dave Brubeck-Gerry Mulligan/Compared To What - Eddie Harris-Les McCann/Walkin' Stomp - Modern Jazz Quartet/Fuzz - David Newman//The Letter - Mongo Santamaria/Black Root - Roland Kirk/Buddy & Lou - Yusef Lateef/Ostinato - Herbie Hancock/Memphis Two-Step - Herbie Mann

ATL 50 734 - Sweet Soul Music - Various Artists [1981] (Sittin' on) The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding/Stand By Me - Ben E. King/Spanish Harlem - Ben E. King/Green Onions - Booker T. & MG's/When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy Sledge/Sweet Soul Music - Arthur Conley/others

ATL 50 836 - Sweet Soul Music, Volume 2 - Various Artists [1981] In The Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett (M)/Mercy Mercy - Don Covay (S)/Show Me - Joe Tex (M)/I Thank You - Sam & Dave (S)/Walking The Dog - Rufus Thomas (M)/Don't Play That Song (I Lied) - Ben E. King (S)/Killing Me Softly With His Song - Roberta Flack (S)/Warm And Tender Love - Percy Sledge (M)//Soul Finger - Bar- Kays (S)/I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now) (S)/Respect - Aretha Franklin (S)/Baby Let Me Kiss You - King Floyd (S)/You've Got A Friend - Donny Hathaway & Roberta Flack (S)/Rainy Night In Georgia - Brook Benton (M)/Cry To Me - Solomon Burke (S)/Under The Boardwalk - Drifters (M, 45 version)

P-4579 - Drifters Golden Hits - Drifters Reissue of Atlantic 8153 with the same cover graphics. There Goes My Baby/(If You Cry) True Love, True Love/Dance With Me/This Magic Moment/Save the Last Dance For Me/I Count the Tears//Some Kind of Wonderful/Up on the Roof/On Broadway/Under the Boardwalk/I've Got Sand in My Shoes/Saturday Night at the Movies

P-4580 - Rock and Roll - Ray Charles Reissue of Atlantic 8006 with the same cover graphics. Ain't That Love/Drown In My Own Tears/Come Back Baby/Sinner's Prayer/Funny (But I Still Love You)/Losing Hand/A Fool For You//Hallelujah I Love Her So/Mess Around/This Little Girl of Mine/Mary Ann/Greenbacks/Don't You Know/I Got a Woman

P-4581 - Rock and Roll - La Vern Baker Reissue of Atlantic 8007 with the same cover graphics. Jim Dandy/Tra La La/I Can't Love You Enough/Get Up, Get Up (You Sleepy Head)/That's All I Need/Bop-Ting-A-Ling/Tweedlee Dee//Still/Play It Fair/Tomorrow Night/That Lucky Old Sun/Soul on Fire/My Happiness Forever/How Can You Leave a Man Like This?

P-4582 - New Orleans Piano - Professor Longhair Reissue of Atco SD-7225. In the Night/Tipitina/Hey Now Baby/Walk Your Blues Away/Hey Little Girl/Willie Mae/Professor Longhair Blues//Ball the Wall/Who's Been Fooling You/Boogie Woogie/Longhair's Blues-Rhumba/Mardi Gras in New Orleans/She Walks Right In

P-4583 - The Coasters - Coasters Reissue of Atco 33-101 with the same cover graphics. Searchin'/One Kiss Led to Another/Brazil/Turtle Dovin'/Smokey Joe's Caf‚/Wrap It Up/Riot in Cell block Number Nine//Young Blood/Loop De Loop Mambo/One Kiss/I Must Be Dreamin'/Lola/Framed/Down in Mexico

P-4584 - Clyde - Clyde McPhatter Reissue of Atlantic 8031 with the same cover graphics. Since You've Been Gone/Lovey Dovey/I'm Lonely Tonight/Let Me Know/The Way I Feel/My Island of Dreams//A Lover's Question/Hot Ziggity/Try Try Baby/Gone/Everyone's Laughing/I Can't Stand Up Alone

P-4585 - Rock and Roll - Ruth Brown Reissue of Atlantic 8004 with the same cover graphics. Lucky Lips/As Long As I'm Moving/Wild Wild Young Men/Daddy Daddy/Mambo Baby/Teardrops From My Eyes/Hello Little Boy//Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean/5-10-15 Hours/It's Love Baby/Sentimental Journey/Old Man River/So Long/Oh What a Dream

P-4586 - Rock and Roll - Joe Turner Reissue of Atlantic 8005 with the same cover graphics Shake, Rattle and Roll/Flip, Flop and Fly/Feeling Happy/Well All Right/The Chicken and the Hawk/Boogie Woogie Country Girl/Honey Hush//Corrine Corrina/Midnight Special Train/Hide and Seek/Oke-She-Moke-She-Pop/Crawdad Hole/Sweet Sixteen/Chains of Love

P-4587 - King of the Stroll - Chuck Willis Reissue of Atlantic 8018 with the same cover graphics. Betty and Dupree/That Train is Gone/Love Me Cherry/Juanita/It's Too Late/C.C. Rider//My Life/What'cha Gonna Do When Your Baby Leaves You/Kansas City Woman/There's Got To Be a Way/Ease the Pain/Thunder and Lightning/My Crying Eyes

P-4588 - The Clovers - Clovers Reissue of Atlantic 8009 with the same cover graphics. Love Love Love/Lovey Dovey/Yes It's You/Ting-A-Ling/I Played the Fool/Hey Miss Fanny/Don't You Know I Love You//Middle of the Night/Blue Velvet/Little Mama/Crawlin'/Here Goes a Fool/I Got My Eyes on You/Devil or Angel

P-4589 - Atlantic Blues Special - Various Artists

P-4590 - Atlantic Do Wap Special - Various Artists Crying - Versatiles/A Beggar For Your Kisses - Diamonds/Precious Love - Cookies/I'm So Lonely - Regals/Finders Keepers - Crescendos/Look at the Stars - Bobbettes/Wheel of Fortune - Cardinals//Pledge of Love - Penguins/Blue Moon - Sh- Booms/Two Loves Have I - Diamonds/Passing Time - Cookies/Got the Water Boiling - Regals/Moments to Remember You By - Romeos/Shadows of Love - Pearls

P-11570 - History of Rock & Roll (Atlantic Masterpieces) '55-'63 - Various Artists [1980s] Tweedlee Dee - LaVern Baker (M)/Lucky Lips - Ruth Brown (M)/If You Need Me - Solomon Burke (S)/Love Love Love - Clovers (M)/There Goes My Baby - Drifters (M)/A Lover's Question - Clyde McPhatter (S)/Gee Whiz - Carla Thomas (M)/Hello Stranger - Barbara Lewis (M)//C.C. Rider - Chuck Willis (M)/Yakety Yak - Coasters (S)/Stand By Me - Ben E. King (S)/Just One Look - Doris Troy (M)/Lost Love - Barry Darvell (M)/Across The Street - Lenny O'Henry (M)/Deep Purple - Nino Tempo & April Stevens (M)/Dream Lover - Bobby Darin (M)

K 20024 - The New Age of Atlantic - Various Artists [1972] Hey, Hey, What Can I Do - Led Zeppelin/Motel Blues - Loudon Wainwright III/Sitting By The Fire - Gordon Haskell/Where Ya At Mule - Dr. John/Bluebird - Buffalo Springfield/Only You Know And I Know - Delaney & Bonnie//Long Tall Sally - Cactus/Everybody Knows Her - Jonathan Edwards/I Don't Need You No More - J. Geils Band/Sam Stone - John Prine/America - Yes

K 20040X - Ben E. King - Ben E. King [1981] Amor/Don't Play That Song/I (Who Have Nothing)/How Can I Forget/I Could Have Danced All Night/Spanish Harlem//That's When It Hurts/Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear/Around The Corner/Young Boy Blues/What Now My Love/Stand By Me

K 20072 - That's Soul, Vol. 5 - Various Artists [1969] Sock It To 'Em J.B., Part 1 - Rex Garvin & Mighty Cravers (E)/Born To Be Wild - Wilson Pickett (E)/Sweets For My Sweet - Sweet Inspirations (E)/Papa's Got A Brand New Bag - Otis Redding (E)/See Saw - Aretha Franklin (S)/Ob-La- Di, Ob-La-Da - Arthur Conley (E)//Hey Jude - Wilson Pickett (E)/Soul Sister, Brown Sugar - Sam & Dave (E)/Snatchin' It Back - Clarence Carter (E)/Between These Arms - Percy Sledge (E)/Love Man - Otis Redding (E)/Games People Play - King Curtis & Kingpins (E)

K 50164 - Atlantic Black Gold, Volume 2 - Various Artists [1975] Pick Up The Pieces - Average White Band (S)/E Man Boogie - Jimmy Castor (S)/Come Lay Some Loving On Me - Margie Joseph (S)/Supernatural Thing - Ben E. King (S)/Without Love - Aretha Franklin (S)/Side Show - Blue Magic (S)/Suspicious Minds - Dee Dee Warwick (M)/Baby What I Mean - Drifters (M)/Hijack - Herbie Mann (S)/See Saw - Don Covay & Goodtimers (S)//Mama Never Told Me - Sister Sledge (S)/Please Operator - Tony & Tyrone (M)/Too Hot To Handle - Otis Redding (S)/Cut The Cake - Average White Band (S)/I'm Gonna Run Away From You - Tammy Lynn (S)/Shoes - Brook Benton (S)/Feel Like Makin' Love - Roberta Flack (S)/Satin Soul - Gene Page (S)/Mighty Love - Spinners (S)/Is It In - Eddie Harris (S)

Thanks to Peter Preuss.

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