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Don Gardner

Donald Garner

Gotham 200 - Dearest Darlin / September Song -1949
Gotham 244 - Heart Throb / September Song – 1950

Don Gardner & The Julian Dash Septet (members Don Gardner, Julian Dash, ...............)

Sittin' In With 598 - Seems Like We Met Before / Why Was I Born - 1951

Dickie Smith with Don Gardner & His Sonotones (members Dickie Smith, Don Gardner, ............)

Bruce 103  - New Kind Of Love / When You're Gone - 1954 (Dickie Smith was a member of The Five Keys, having some time before entering the services, Willie Winfield, Dickie's cousin sets him up a recording session with Bruce records) 

Don Gardner Trio (members Don Gardner, Albert Cass (died 15-April-1969 at age 45) and Jimmy Smith)

Bruce 105 - How Do You Speak To An Angel / Sonotone Bounce – 1954

Don Gardner

Bruce 108 - I'll Walk Alone / Going Down To Big Mary's – 1954

Don Gardner & The Sonotones (members Don Gardner, .........................................................)

Bruce 127 - It's A Sin To Tell A Lie / I Hear A Rhapsody - 1955

Don Gardner

Cameo 102 - Only Love Brings Happiness / Sneakin' In – 1957
Junior 393 - High School Baby / Crying All Alone – 1957
Junior 394 - Dark Alley / Up The Street – 1957
Deluxe 6133 - This Nearly Was Mine / A Dagger In My Chest – 1957
Deluxe 6155 - There! I've Said It Again / I Don't Want To Go Home – 1958
Kaiser 399 - Ask Anything / Humility – 1959
Val-Ue 214 - Glory Of Love / 'Deed I Do  - 1960

Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford

Fire 508 - I Need Your Lovin' / Tell Me - 1962 (Red Label)
Fire 508 - I Need Your Lovin' / Tell Me - 1962 (Multicoloured Label)
Fire 513 - Don't You Worry / I'm Coming Home To Stay – 1962
Barry 3130 - Don't You Worry / I'm Coming Home To Stay - 1962 (Canadian Release)
Fire 517 - Lead Me On / T. C. B. (Taking Care Of Business) – 1963
KC 106 - Glory Of Love / Deed I Do – 1962

Don Gardner And Dee Dee Ford

Red Top 6501 - People Sho' Act Funny / Shake A Leg Baby – 1963
Ludix 104 - Son, Oh Son / You Upset My Soul – 1963

Don Gardner

Jubilee 5482 - Talkin' About You / I Really Love You – 1963
Jubilee 5484 - I Don't Know What I'm Gonna Do / The Bitter With The Sweet – 1963
Jubilee 5493 - I'm In Such Misery / Little Girl Blue - 1964  

Don Gardner With The Alteers (Members Don Gardner, ............................................)

G-Clef 704 - Let's Get A Thing Goin' / Let's Get A Thing Goin' - 1964  

The Alteers (Members Don Gardner, ............................................) 

G-Clef 705 - This Lovely Night / No End – 1964

Don &
Dee Ford

M. O. C.  654 - I Love You / Why Don't You Love Me – 1964

Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford / The Orioles

Oldies 45  110 - I Need Your Loving / Happy Till The Letter* - 1964 *flip by The Orioles

Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford / Buster Brown

Oldies 45 110/111 - I Need Your Loving / Is You Or Is You Ain't My Baby* - 1964 *flip by Buster Brown.

Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford

Sonet 45 - Shotgun / Heatwave - 1965 (Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford lived in Sweden for a while, this is a Swedish release)
Flashback  10 - I Need Your Lovin' / Tell Me – 1965

Don Gardner

Tifton 201 - Dog Eat Dog / Maybe I'm Not What You Want Me To Be – 1965

The Don Gardner Orchestra (members Don Gardner, ....................................)

Tifton 282 - Fool To Fool / I'm Sitting In - ?

Don Gardner Accomp. By Don Gardner's Orch. / Don Gardner Don Gardner's Orch.

T'N'T  500 -1039/1040 - Let's Party / There's Nothing I Want To Do (Unless It's With You) - 1965 ~ 1966

D. G. and The Checkmates (members Don Gardner, ..................................)

Spectacular 1003 - I Can't Help Myself / Cooking - 1966
Spectacular 2002 - I Can't Help Myself / Cooking - ? 

Don Gardner

Tru-Glo-Town 1002 - My Baby Likes To Boogaloo / I Wanta Know Where Did Our Love Go - 1966 
(White Label)
Tru-Glo-Town 501 - My Baby Likes To Boogaloo* / I Wanta Know Where Did Our Love Go - 1967 (green label) *also recorded in 1967 by The Emperors on Mala 554. 
Tru-Glo-Town 505 - Somebody's Gonna Get Hurt / Ain't Gonna Let You Get Me Down* - 1967 *co-written by Ed Townsend and Jesse Herring.
Sack 4362 - Ain't Gonna Let You Get Me Down / Prove It - 1967  
Verve 10582 - I'm A Practical Guy / You Babe - 1968  
Mr. G.  824 - Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy / There Ain't Gonna Be No Loving – 1969
Sedgrick 3001 - Cheatin' Kind / What Now My Love - 1969
Cedric 3002 - Is This Really Love / Tighten Up Your Love Bone - 1970
  
Cedric 3003 - Is This Really Love / Tighten Up Your Love Bone - 1970 (different label design to Cedric 3002)

Baby Washington & Don Gardner

Master 5  901 - Baby Let Me Get Close To You / I Just Wanna Be Near To You - 1972 
Master 5  9103 - Forever* / Baby Let Me Get Close To You - 1973 *originally recorded in 1957 as "Darling Forever" by The Four Chevelles on Delft 357.

Don Gardner
Master 5  91o8 - We're Gonna Make It Big / We're Gonna Make It Big  - 1973

Baby Washington and Don Gardner

Master 5  9110 - Lay A Little Lovin' On Me / Baby Let Me Get Close To You - 1974
People 101 - Forever* / Baby Let Me Get Close To YOU - 1974? *also recorded in 1963 by The Marvelettes on Tamla 54077.

Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford / Buster Brown

Trip 25 - I Need Your Lovin' / Fannie Mae* - ? *flip by Buster Brown.
Roulette 049 -  I Need Your Lovin' / Fannie Mae* - ? *flip by Buster Brown.

Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford

Goldies 2601 - I Need Your Lovin' / I'm Coming Home To Stay - ?
Lost Nite 384 - I Need Your Lovin' / Tell Me - ?
Arista 00010 - I Need Your Lovin' / Tell Me - ?

Lp's

Fire 105 - Need Your Lovin' - 1962
Tracks: Need Your Lovin' / Now It's Too Late / Nobody But You / Make The Girl Love Me / You Said / Tell Me /// I Need You / I'm Coming Home To Stay / What A Thrill / Honey Sweet / Don't You Worry.

Crown Clp-5355 - The Don Gardner Trio Featuring Jimmy Smith And Bill Davis - 1963
Tracks: It's A Sin To Tell A Lie / Good Rockin' / Sorrento / Hands Off / Hobo / Paradise Found / You Feel It / Oh Marie / Blue Blue Day / More Soul.

Sue 1044 - Don Gardner And Dee Dee Ford In Sweden - 1966
Tracks: What'd I Say / Twistin' The Night Away /
Ole Man River / Bonanza / Excedrin /// Shiny Stockings / Splanky / Last Night / Take Five /Walkin'.  

United/Superior Us-7701 - The Exciting Jimmy Smith With The Don Gardner Trio - 1969
Tracks: 

Master 5  101 - Baby Washington & Don Gardner - Lay A Little Lovin' On Me - ?
Tracks:

? - Master 5   Stuff With Baby Washington On People - 1974
Tracks: 

Collectables 5155 - Golden Classics: Need Your Lovin' - 1982
Tracks:

Collectables 6446 - The Very Best Of Don Gardner And Dee Dee Ford - 1999 Tracks:

Relic 7116 - Don Gardner & Dee
Dee Ford "I Need Your Lovin" - ?
Tracks: 25 In Total, Including 5 Min 43 Second Version Of "I Need Your Lovin" 
 

Guest 1434 - The Don Gardner Trio Featuring Jimmy Smith And Bill Davis - ?
Tracks:

Guest Star G-1915 - Wilson Lewes Quartet / Don Gardner Trio Featuring Jimmy Smith - ?
Tracks:

U.K. 45's

Grapevine 45-120 - Cheatin' Kind / Is This Really Love - 2002

Discography by John Smith & Dave Rimmer with additions from Bosko Asanovic, Gene Robertson, Benji Schlamp, & Richard@boogalooinvestigators.co.uk