The Chronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 1930-1931

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Good Sound And Lots Of Music: Ellington Reissues On Classics

The Classics Chronological series on Ellington is not to be missed. Classics has plenty of albums out and good sound as well. The liner notes could be more extensive, but no other company is this far along in reissuing Ellington.

Date Track Title (Composer) [Vocalist]
8jan31 1 I'm So In Love With You (Ellington-Mills)
[Sid Garry, vocal]
8jan31 2 Rockin' In Rhythm (Ellington-Carney-Mills)
21nov30 3 Nine Little Miles From Ten-Ten-Tennessee (Sherman-Lewis-Conrad)
[Billy Smith as Smith Ballew, vocal]
21nov30 4 I'm So In Love With You (Ellington-Mills)
[Billy Smith as Smith Ballew, vocal]
26nov30 5 What Good Am I Without You? (Ager)
[Sid Garry, vocal]
26nov30 6 Blue Again (Fields-McHugh)
[Sid Garry, vocal]
26nov30 7 When A Black Man's Blue (Little-Sizemore-Nelson)
[Sid Garry, vocal]
10dec30 8 What Good Am I Without You? (Ager)
[Dick Robertson, vocal]
10dec30 9 When A Black Man's Blue (Little-Sizemore-Nelson)
[Benny Paine, vocal]
10dec30 10 Mood Indigo (Ellington-Bigard-Mills)
10jan31 11 Them There Eyes (Pinkard-Tracy-Taubert)
[Chick Bullock, vocal]
10jan31 12 Rockin' Chair (Carmichael)
[Chick Bullock, vocal]
10jan31 13 I'm So In Love With You (Ellington-Mills)
[Chick Bullock, vocal]
14jan31 14 Rockin' Chair (Carmichael)
[Benny Paine, vocal]
14jan31 15 Rockin' In Rhythm (Ellington-Carney-Mills)
14jan31 16 Twelfth Street Rag (Bowman)
16jan31 17 Rockin' In Rhythm (Ellington-Carney-Mills)
16jan31 18 The River And Me (Dubin-Warren)
[Chick Bullock, vocal]
16jan31 19 Keep A Song In Your Soul (Waller-Hill)
[Chick Bullock, vocal]
16jan31 20 Sam And Delilah (Gershwin-Gershwin)
[Chick Bullock, vocal]
20jan31 21 The Peanut Vendor (Sunshine-Gilbert-Simons)
20jan31 22 Creole Rhapsody Part 1 (Ellington)
20jan31 23 Creole Rhapsody Part 2 (Ellington)