The Chronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 1945-1946

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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]
30jul45 1 Coloratura [The Perfume Suite] (Ellington)
30jul45 2 Time's A-Wastin' (MEllington-Persons)
30jul45 3 Dancers In Love [The Perfume Suite] (Ellington)
8sep45 4 Carnegie Blues (Ellington)
8oct45 5 Tell Ya What I'm Gonna Do (Green-Blane)
[Joya Sherrill, vocal]
8oct45 6 Come To Baby, Do! (James-Miller)
[Joya Sherrill, vocal]
26nov45 7 I'm Just A Lucky So And So (Ellington-David)
[Al Hibbler, vocal]
26nov45 8 Long, Strong And Consecutive (Ellington-David)
[Joya Sherrill, vocal]
26nov45 9 The Wonder Of You (Ellington-Hodges-George)
[Joya Sherrill, vocal]
10jan46 10 Tonk (Ellington-Strayhorn)
10jan46 11 Drawing Room Blues (Strayhorn)
16jan46 12 Esquire Swank (Ellington-Hodges)
16jan46 13 The "C" Jam Blues (Ellington)
8sep45 14 Unbooted Character (Ellington)
9jul46 15 Rockabye River (Hop, Skip, Jump) (Ellington)
9jul46 16 Suddenly It Jumped (Ellington)
9jul46 17 Transbluency (A Blue Fog That You Can Almost See Through) (Ellington-Brown)
[Kay Davis, vocal]
9jul46 18 Just Squeeze Me (But Don't Tease Me) (Ellington-Gaines)
[Ray Nance, vocal]
10jul46 19 A Gathering In A Clearing (Ellington-Anderson)
10jul46 20 You Don't Love Me No More (Ellington)
[Al Hibbler, vocal]
10jul46 21 Pretty Woman (Ellington)
[Al Hibbler, vocal]
10jul46 22 Hey Baby (Ellington)
[Ray Nance, vocal]