The Chronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 1930 Vol.2

Classics 596

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]
12jun30 1 Double Check Stomp (Bigard-Braud-Hodges)
12jun30 2 Black And Tan Fantasy (Ellington-Miley)
20aug30 3 Ring Dem Bells (Ellington-Mills)
[Cootie Williams, vocal]
20aug30 4 Old Man Blues (Ellington)
26aug30 5 Ring Dem Bells (Ellington-Mills)
[Cootie Williams, vocal]
26aug30 6 Old Man Blues (Ellington)
26aug30 7 Three Little Words (Ruby-Kalmar)
[The Rhythm Boys: Bing Crosby, Al Rinker, Harry Barris, vocal]
2oct30 8 Hittin' The Bottle (Arlen-Koehler)
[Dick Robertson, vocal]
2oct30 9 That Lindy Hop (Razaf-Blake)
[Dick Robertson, vocal]
2oct30 10 You're Lucky To Me (Razaf-Blake)
[Dick Robertson, vocal]
2oct30 11 Memories Of You (Razaf-Blake)
[Dick Robertson, vocal]
14oct30 12 Big House Blues (Ellington)
14oct30 13 Rocky Mountain Blues (Simmonds)
17oct30 14 Runnin' Wild (Grey-Wood-Gibbs)
[Dick Robertson, vocal]
17oct30 15 Mood Indigo [Dreamy Blues] (Ellington-Bigard-Mills)
27oct30 16 Home Again Blues (Berlin-Akst)
[Dick Robertson, vocal]
27oct30 17 Wang-Wang Blues (Mueller-Johnson-Busse-Wood)
[Benny Paine, Dick Robertson, vocal]
30oct30 18 Ring Dem Bells (Ellington-Mills)
[Cootie Williams, vocal]
30oct30 19 Three Little Words (Ruby-Kalmar)
[Irving Mills, vocal]
30oct30 20 Old Man Blues (Ellington)
30oct30 21 Sweet Chariot (Ellington-Mills)
[Cootie Williams, vocal]
14oct30 22 Mood Indigo (Ellington-Bigard-Mills)
8jan31 23 I Can't Realise You Love Me (Donaldson-De Sylva)
[Sid Garry, vocal]