The Chronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 1938-1939

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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]
21dec38 1 Delta Mood (Ellington)
21dec38 2 The Boys From Harlem (Ellington)
21dec38 3 Mobile Blues (Ellington-Williams)
21dec38 4 Gal-A-Vanting (Ellington-Williams)
22dec38 5 Blue Light (Ellington)
22dec38 6 Old King Dooji (Ellington)
22dec38 7 Boy Meets Horn (Ellington-Stewart)
22dec38 8 Slap Happy (Ellington)
27feb39 9 Like A Ship In The Night (Cooper-Hudson)
[Jean Eldridge, vocal]
27feb39 10 Mississippi Dreamboat (Redmond-Ford)
[Jean Eldridge, vocal]
27feb39 11 Swingin' On The Campus (Ellington-Hodges)
27feb39 12 Dooji Wooji (Ellington)
28feb39 13 Beautiful Romance (Ellington-Williams)
28feb39 14 Boudoir Benny (Ellington-Williams)
28feb39 15 Ain't The Gravy Good (Heywood)
[Cootie Williams, vocal]
28feb39 16 She's Gone (Ellington-Williams)
8mar39 17 Just Good Fun (Ellington)
8mar39 18 Informal Blues (Ellington)
20mar39 19 San Juan Hill (Ellington-Stewart-Fleagle)
20mar39 20 I'll Come Back For More (Ellington-Stewart-Fleagle)
[Louis Bacon, vocal]
20mar39 21 Fat Stuff Serenade (Ellington-Stewart)
20mar39 22 Pussy Willow (Ellington)
20mar39 23 Subtle Lament (Ellington)