The Chronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 1947

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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]
29sep47 1 Put Yourself In My Place, Baby (Carmichael-Laine)
[Delores Parker, vocal]
29sep47 2 Cowboy Rhumba (Ellington-George-Reif)
[Woody Herman, vocal]
29sep47 3 The Wildest Gal In Town (Yellen-Fain)
[Dolores Parker, vocal]
29sep47 4 I Fell And Broke My Heart (Ellington-George)
[Woody Herman, vocal]
30sep47 5 You're Just An Old Antidisestablishmentarianismist (Ellington-George)
[Ray Nance, vocal]
30sep47 6 Don't Be So Mean To Baby ('Cause Baby's So Good To You) (Lee-Barbour)
[Al Hibbler, vocal]
1oct47 7 It's Mad, Mad, Mad (Higginbotham-Shaw)
[Dolores Parker, vocal]
1oct47 8 You Gotta Crawl Before You Walk (Ellington-Torme-Wells-Fotin)
[Ray Nance, vocal]
1oct47 9 Change My Ways (Ellington-Latouche)
2oct47 10 Kitty (Brier-Weinstein)
2oct47 11 Brown Penny (Ellington-Latouche)
[Kay Davis, vocal]
6oct47 12 Change My Ways (Ellington-Latouche)
6oct47 13 Boogie Bop Blues (Ellington)
6oct47 14 Sultry Serenade (Ellington)
10nov47 15 Stomp, Look And Listen (Ellington)
10nov47 16 The Air Conditioned Jungle (Ellington-Hamilton)
10nov47 17 Three Cent Stomp (Ellington)
11nov47 18 Progressive Gavotte (Strayhorn)
11nov47 19 He Makes Me Believe He's Mine (Ellington-Latouche)
[Dolores Parker, vocal]
14nov47 20 Take Love Easy (Ellington-Latouche)
[Dolores Parker, vocal]
14nov47 21 I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me (Gaskill-McHugh)
14nov47 22 How High The Moon (Hamilton-Lewis)
14nov47 23 Singin' In The Rain (Freed-Brown)