The Chronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 1930

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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]
29jan30 1 When You're Smiling (Fisher-Goodwin-Shay)
[Irving Mills as Sonny Smith, vocal]
29jan30 2 Rent Party Blues (Ellington-Hodges)
29jan30 3 Jungle Blues (Ellington)
mar30 4 Sing, You Sinners (Coslow-Harling)
[Irving Mills, vocal]
mar30 5 St James Infirmary (Primrose)
[Irving Mills, vocal]
20mar30 6 When You're Smiling (Fisher-Goodwin-Shay)
[Irving Mills, vocal]
20mar30 7 Maori (A Samoan Dance) (Tyers-Creamer)
20mar30 8 Admiration (Tizol-Mills)
3apr30 9 The Mooche (Ellington-Mills)
3apr30 10 Ragamuffin Romeo (De Costa-Wayne)
3apr30 11 East St Louis Toodle-Oo (Ellington-Miley)
11apr30 12 Double Check Stomp (Bigard-Braud-Hodges)
11apr30 13 My Gal Is Good For Nothing But Love (Waller-Razaf-Brooks)
[Frank Marvin, vocal]
11apr30 14 I Was Made To Love You (Tobias-Veo-Tauber)
[Frank Marvin, vocal]
22apr30 15 Double Check Stomp (Bigard-Braud-Hodges)
22apr30 16 Accordion Joe (Cornell-Wimbrow)
[Dick Robertson, vocal]
22apr30 17 Cotton Club Stomp [#2] (Ellington-Mills)
4jun30 18 Sweet Dreams Of Love (Ellington-Mills)
4jun30 19 Jungle Nights In Harlem (Ellington)
4jun30 20 Sweet Jazz O' Mine (Ellington)
4jun30 21 Shout 'Em, Aunt Tillie (Ellington-Mills)
12jun30 22 Sweet Mama (Ellington)
12jun30 23 Hot And Bothered (Ellington)