The February 1940 Duke Ellington Discography


February 2-8, 1940
State Lake Theatre, Chicago, Illinois
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Title Source Take
94 Clarinet Lament Private source
87 Serenade To Sweden Private source
94 Boy Meets Horn Private source
80 Pyramid Private source
87 Mood Indigo Private source
74 St. Louis Blues
Vocal by Ray Nance
Private source
53 I Want A Man Like That
Vocal by Ivie Anderson, Sonny Greer
Private source

February 14, 1940
Studio session for Brunswick, New York, New York
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Title Source Take
91 You
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Solitude
Vocal by Ivie Anderson
His Great Vocalists (Track 6) Columbia 35427
92 You
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Stormy Weather
Vocal by Ivie Anderson
It Don't Mean A Thing (Track 20) Columbia 35556
92 You
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Mood Indigo
Vocal by Ivie Anderson
It Don't Mean A Thing (Track 21) Columbia 35427
Columbia 38221
93 You
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Sophisticated Lady The Essential Collection 1927-1962, Disk 1 (Track 25) Columbia 35556
VDisc 183B
96 You
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Pelican Drag Classics 1939-1940 (Track 15)
94 You
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Tapioca Classics 1939-1940 (Track 16)

February 15, 1940
Studio session for Brunswick, New York, New York
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Title Source Take
94 You
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Mardi Gras Madness The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh Small Group Sessions (CD 7, Track 21) Vocalion 5595
95 You
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Watch The Birdie The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh Small Group Sessions (CD 7, Track 22) Vocalion 5595
94 You
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Black Butterfly Anniversary (Disc 1, Track 10) Vocalion 5618
79 You
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Dry Long So
Vocal by Cootie Williams
The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh Small Group Sessions (CD 7, Track 24) Okeh 5690
96 You
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Toasted Pickle The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh Small Group Sessions (CD 7, Track 25) Blue Ace 253-B
Okeh 6336
95 You
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Give It Up The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh Small Group Sessions (CD 7, Track 26) Okeh 5690