The Chronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 1949-1950

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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]
1sep49 1 You Of All People (Ellington)
[Al Hibbler, vocal]
1sep49 2 Creole Love Call (Ellington)
[Kay Davis, vocal]
1sep49 3 The Greatest There Is (Ellington)
[Lu Elliott, vocal]
1sep49 4 Snibor (Strayhorn)
22dec49 5 The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise (Lockhart-Seitz)
[Al Hibbler, vocal]
22dec49 6 Joog Joog (Ellington)
[Lu Elliott, unidentified group, vocal]
22dec49 7 Good Woman Blues (Ellington)
[Al Hibbler, vocal]
22dec49 8 On The Sunny Side Of The Street (Fields-McHugh)
[Lu Elliott, vocal]
22dec49 9 B Sharp Boston (Ellington)
11feb50 10 [Hello Little Boy] (Ellington-Kemp)
[Chubby Kemp, vocal]
11feb50 11 [The Greatest There Is] (Ellington)
[Chubby Kemp, vocal]
13sep50 14 Untitled Blues (unknown)
13sep50 12 Perdido (Tizol-Lengsfelder-Drake)
13sep50 13 Take The "A" Train (Strayhorn)
13sep50 15 Oscalypso (Pettiford)
13sep50 16 Blues For Blanton (Ellington-MEllington)
21sep50 17 Mean Ol' Choo Choo (unknown)
[Chubby Kemp, vocal]
21sep50 18 Me And My Wig (Hodges-Palmer)
[Chubby Kemp, vocal]
21sep50 19 How Blue Can You Get (Feather)
[Chubby Kemp, vocal]
21sep50 20 Juke Bop Boogie (Ellington-Kemp)
[Chubby Kemp, vocal]
21sep50 21 Set 'Em Up (Rack 'Em Back) (Ellington)
[Sara Forde, vocal]
21sep50 22 The New Piano Roll Blues (unknown)
21sep50 23 The Man I Love (Gershwin)
[Sara Forde, vocal]