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Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Composer: Joe Zawinul

Bob Weir plays on Mercy, Mercy, Mercy on the Brian Melvin album Nightfood. Mercy, Mercy, Mercy was performed by the New Riders of the Purple Sage.

Mercy, Mercy, Mercy was written by Zawinul in 1966 when he was a member of Cannonball Adderley's group. The group released a live recording of the piece which went to #2 in the soul charts. In 1967 The Buckinghams released a version with lyrics which reached #5 in the pop charts. Many other version have subsequently been released.



Bob Weir

info Nightfood, Brian Melton, 1988

Cannonball Adderley and related recordings

no info Single (Mercy, Mercy, Mercy / Games), Cannonball Adderley, 1966
no info Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! Live At "The Club", Cannonball Adderley, 1967
no info The Best Of, Cannonball Adderley, 1968
no info Super Oldies Vol. 3, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1968
no info 1967 Grammy Awards Winners, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1968
no info Super Soul-Dees! Vol. 2, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1968
no info Hit Makers, Volume 2, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1968
no info Phenix, Cannonball Adderley, 1975
no info Soul Feelin', Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1975
no info Rock And Roll Heaven, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1976
no info I Want To Take You Higher: American Soul 1966-1972, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1985
no info Jazz Instrumentals, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1987
info A Sneak Peek: Fresh Tracks / New Stars, Various Artists (Joe Zawinul), 1988
no info Greatest Hits, Cannonball Adderley, 1989
no info Cannonball In Japan, Cannonball Adderley, 1990
no info Best Of Cannonball Adderley, 1990
no info Rhythm & Blues: 1967, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1991
info Capitol Records 50th Anniversary, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1992
no info Single (Mercy, Mercy, Mercy / Why (Am I Treated So Bad)), Cannonball Adderley, 1993
no info Four Decades of Jazz 1953-1993, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1993
no info Rock Instrumental Classics Volumes 1-5, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1994
info Live On Planet Earth, Nat Adderley Quintet / Cannonball Adderley Group, 1995
no info Jazz Super Hits of the '60s, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1995
no info Live At The 1994 Floating Jazz Festival, Nat Adderley, 1996
no info Soulful Grooves, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1996
no info Masters Of Jazz Sampler, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1996
no info All That Jazz 1997 Sampler, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1997
no info Mercy, Mercy, Mercy, Nat Adderley Quintet, 1997
no info Rockin' Instrumentals, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1998
no info Essential Jazz, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 1999
no info The Saxophone Jazz Collection, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 2000
no info Inside The Music: Classic Jazz, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 2001
no info The Definitive, Cannonball Adderley, 2001
info Blue Instrumentalists: Guitar, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 2002
no info Home Cookin Infectious Grooves Steamed By Blue Note, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 2003
no info Cannonball Plays Zawinul, Cannonball Adderley, 2004
no info Essential Jazz 2, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 2004
info The Best Smooth Jazz...Ever!, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 2005
no info The Soul Story, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 2006
no info The Jazz Hits from the Hot 100 1958-1966, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 2008
info Sweet Soul Music: 30 Scorching Classics From 1967, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 2009
110 Original Hits: Jazz, Various Artists (Cannonball Adderley), 2010

Other recordings

no info Basie's In The Bag, Count Basie And His Orchestra, 1967
no info Single (Bright Lights Big City / Mercy, Mercy, Mercy), Count Basie And His Orchestra, 1967
no info Just For Now, Nancy Wilson, 1967
no info Plays The Real Thing, James Brown, 1967
no info Single (Mercy, Mercy, Mercy / You Are Gone), The Buckinghams, 1967
no info Time & Charges, The Buckinghams, 1967
no info Jaunty-Jolly!, The Howard Roberts Quartet, 1967
no info The Everly Brothers Sing, The Everly Brothers, 1967
no info Plays The Great Jazz Hits, Art Farmer Quintet, 1967
no info Respect, Jimmy Smith, 1967
no info Mercy, Mercy, Mercy / Green Green Grass Of Home), New Society Group / Ed Hardin, 1967
no info The Beat Goes On, Sandy Nelson, 1967
no info Single (Mercy, Mercy, Mercy / Go Away Little Boy), Marlena Shaw, 1967
no info Single (A Quitter Never Wins / Mercy, Mercy, Mercy), Larry Williams & Johnny Watson, 1967
no info Two For The Price Of One, Larry Williams & Johnny Watson, 1967
no info Single (Cat Call / Mercy, Mercy, Mercy), Chris Barber, 1967
no info Memphis Soul, Jesse Butler, 1967
no info Juicy, Willie Bobo, 1967
no info Hold On, The Mauds, 1967
no info On Fire, Blazers, 1967
no info Putt Putt Golf Courses Of America Presents, Gee Gee Shinn And His Band, 1967
info Satisfaction, Soul Society, 1968
no info Body And Soul, Eddie Jefferson, 1968
no info I'm Gonna Make You Love Me, Madeline Bell, 1968
no info Mercy, Mercy, The Buddy Rich Big Band, 1968
no info Single (Mercy, Mercy / Big Mama Cass), Buddy Rich Big Band, 1968
no info Solo Flights, Chet Atkins, 1968
no info McCallum, David McCallum, 1968
no info Tighten Up, Benny Gordon And The Soul Brothers, 1968
no info Evil Ways, Willie Bobo, 1968
no info Live, Willie Mitchell, 1968
no info Single (Soul Serenade / Mercy, Mercy, Mercy), Willie Mitchell, 1968
no info Mirrors: Reflections Of Today: Dick Hyman and The Group, 1968
no info In Concert Mr. Guitar And Mr. Drums, Tommy Crook and Paul McGhee, 1968
no info Live!: The Velvet Touch Of, Lenny Breau, 1969
no info Greatest Hits, The Buckinghams, 1969
no info The Best Of, Buddy Rich Big Band, 1969
no info Battersea Rain Dance, Chris Barber & His Band, 1969
no info Soul Explosion, Various Artists (Southwest F.O.B.), 1969
no info What's New?, The World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart, 1971
no info The Best Of, Willie Mitchell, 1972
no info Friday Night Funk For Saturday Night Brothers, Rusty Bryant, 1972
no info Take A Sad Song, Godfrey Daniel, 1972
info Rock's Greatest Hits, Various Artists (The Buckinghams), 1972
no info The Best Of The Gold! Vol. 9, Various Artists (The Buckinghams), 1973
no info 60 Monster Hits, Various Artists (The Buckinghams), 1973
no info The Young And The Restless, Floyd Cramer, 1974
no info Made In Chicago, The Buckinghams, 1975
no info Cool Boots, Boots Randolph, 1975
no info Jazz Interludes, Various Artists (Art Farmer), 1976
no info Memories, Various Artists (The Buckinghams), 1976
no info The Tim Weisberg Band, The Tim Weisberg Band, 1977
no info Decade Of Gold, Various Artists (The Buckinghams), 1977
no info Art Farmer, Art Farmer, 1980
no info There I Go Again, Eddie Jefferson, 1980
info Rock Away, Phoebe Snow, 1981
no info Mercy, Mercy, Mercy / Something Good), Phoebe Snow, 1981
no info The Groover, Jimmy McGriff, 1982
no info Kenny G, Kenny G, 1982
no info When The Sun Goes Down, Ernestine Anderson, 1985
no info Made In The USA, The Buckinghams, 1987
no info Soul Shots Vol. 2: The 'In' Crowd, Various Artists (Larry Williams & Johnny Watson), 1987
no info 1967: The Beat Goes On, Various Artists (The Buckinghams), 1988
no info Tyrone Anthony, Tyrone Anthony, 1989
no info Rejoice, Bob Baldwin, 1990
no info Guitar Player Presents Legends Of Guitar: Jazz, Vol.1, Various Artists (Lenny Breau), 1990
info Rock Classics Of The 60s, Various Artists (The Buckinghams),1990
no info Mercy, Mercy, Mercy: A Collection, The Buckinghams, 1991
no info Sax Appeal, Kim Waters, 1991
no info Open Book, Fred Simon, 1991
no info The Monkey Time And Other R&B Hits, Various Artists (Larry Williams & Johnny Watson), 1991
no info Trio...2 Live In New York City Volume Four, Pastorius, 1992
no info Southern Exposure, Maceo Parker, 1993
no info Funky Strut, Manhattan Jazz Quintet, 1993
no info Three Line Whip, Georgie Fame, 1993
no info Smokin', Smoky Greenwell, 1993
no info Burning For Buddy: A Tribute To The Music Of Buddy Rich, The Buddy Rich Big Band, 1994
no info Live At Bradley's, Kevin Eubanks, 1994
no info Deep Pocket, Herbie Mann, 1994
no info Pop Classics, Count Basie, 1995
no info The Kokopelli Family, Various Artists (Deep Pocket Band), 1995
no info Blues Groove, Jimmy McGriff And Hank Crawford, 1996
no info Name Droppin': Live At Ronnie Scott's, Georgie Fame, 1996
no info Paint It Blue, Nils Landgren Funk Unit, 1996
no info Talkin' Verve, Willie Bobo, 1997
no info The Best Of: The Pacific Jazz Years, Buddy Rich, 1997
no info Chess Soul: A Decade of Chicago's Finest, Various Artists (Marlena Shaw), 1997
info The Van Morrison Songbook, Various Artists (Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames), 1997
no info Slammin' And Jammin', Charles Earland, 1998
no info Walk Tall, Eric Marienthal, 1998
no info On The Loose, Raven, 1999
no info Time & Charges / Portraits, The Buckinghams, 1999
no info Somewhere Over Neverland, White Tie Group, 1999
no info Organ-ized: An All-Star Tribute To The Hammond B3 Organ, Various Artists (Mike Weaver), 1999
no info Monty Meets Sly And Robbie, Monty Alexander, 2000
no info Rock N' Roll Hits 1967, Various Artists (The Buckinghams), 2000
no info Jaunty-Jolly! & Guilty!, The Howard Roberts Quartet, 2001
no info Soul On Jazz, Philip Bailey, 2001
info 40 Years Of Jukebox Hits, Various Artists (The Buckinghams), 2002
no info Lookin' For Love, Marlena Shaw, 2004
no info The Best Of The Okeh Years, Johnny "Guitar" Watson Featuring Larry Williams, 2004
no info Northern Standard Time, Mike Irish, 2004
no info Live At The Ritz, Dave Stahl Band, 2005
info On The Road: Archive Series: Jackson Hole, WY, Feb 27, 1999, String Cheese Incident, 2005
info The '60s Rock Experience, Various Artists (The Buckinghams), 2005
info Chained to a Memory 1966-1972, The Everly Brothers, 2006
no info Foreign Funk, Keith Marks, 2006
no info Roots, Blues And Jazz, Bonnie Bramlett And Mr. Groove Band, 2006
no info San Francisco Bay Jazz, Johnny Smith, 2006
no info Downright Upright, Brian Bromberg, 2007
no info I Didn't Know, John Etheridge, 2007
no info At The Pied Piper, Ike Isaacs, 2008
info Soul RNB, Various Artists (Marlena Shaw), 2008
info Rock Songs: The Best Of 50 Years, Various Artists (The Buckinghams), 2008
no info Cannon Re*Loaded (All-Star Celebration Of Cannonball Adderley), 2008
no info Live At The Double Down Grill, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band, 2008
no info Ed Blackwell Memorial Concert 02/27/2008, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band, 2008
no info The Complete Hit Singles, The Buckinghams, 2015
no info Cannonball, Richie Cole Featuring Reggie Watkins, 2018

 
 
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