The Chronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 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]
3oct50 1 Cotton Tail
(Ellington)
3oct50 2 The "C" Jam Blues
(Ellington)
3oct50 3 Flamingo
(Grouya-Anderson)
3oct50 4 Bang-Up Blues
(Ellington)
oct50 5 Things Ain't What They Used To Be
(MEllington-Persons)
oct50 6 Make No Mistake
(Davis)
nov50 7 Tonk
(Ellington-Strayhorn)
nov50 8 Johnny Come Lately
(Strayhorn)
nov50 9 In A Blue Summer Garden
(Ellington-Strayhorn)
nov50 10 Great Times
(Ellington)
20nov50 11 Build That Railroad (Sing That Song)
(Ellington)
[Al Hibbler, vocal]
20nov50 12 Love You Madly
(Ellington)
[Yvonne Lanauze, vocal]
20nov50 13 Great Times
(Ellington)
18dec50 14 The Tattooed Bride
(Ellington)
18dec50 15 Mood Indigo
(Ellington-Bigard-Mills)
[Yvonne Lanauze, vocal]