The April 1945 Duke Ellington Discography


April 7, 1945
"Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the 400 Restaurant, New York, New York
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93 Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 1 (Track 1)
93 Blutopia The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 1 (Track 2)
93 Midriff The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 1 (Track 3)
93 Creole Love Call
Vocal by Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 1 (Track 4)
92 Suddenly It Jumped The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 1 (Track 5)
94 Frustration The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 1 (Track 6)
95 I'm Beginning To See The Light
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 1 (Track 7)
93 You
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Balcony Serenade The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 1 (Track 9)
94 You
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Strange Feeling
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 1 (Track 10)
92 You
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Dancers In Love The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 1 (Track 11)
93 You
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Coloratura The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 1 (Track 12)
94 Air Conditioned Jungle The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 1 (Track 13)
93 I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues
Vocal by Al Hibbler, Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 1 (Track 14)
93 Just Squeeze Me The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 1 (Track 15)
93 Passion Flower The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 1 (Track 16)

April 14, 1945
"A Tribute to F.D.R." ABC Radio Broadcast, New York, New York
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94 Moon Mist The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 2 (Track 1)
88 New World A-Comin' The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 2 (Track 2)
93 Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 2 (Track 3)
92 Mood Indigo The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 2 (Track 4)
89 Chant For F.D. Roosevelt The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 2 (Track 5a)
94 Come Sunday The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 2 (Track 5b)
65 A City Called Heaven
Vocal by Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 2 (Track 6)
89 Creole Love Call
Vocal by Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 2 (Track 7)
93 Moon Mist The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 2 (Track 8)

April 21, 1945
"Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the 400 Restaurant, New York, New York
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Title Source Take
90 You
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Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 1 (Track 1)
93 You
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Mood To Be Wooed The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 1 (Track 2)
45 You
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If You Are But A Dream
Vocal by Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 1 (Track 3)
93 You
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Riff Staccato The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 1 (Track 4)
95 You
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I'm Beginning To See The Light
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 1 (Track 5)
95 You
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West Indian Dance The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 1 (Track 7)
90 You
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The Blues
Vocal by Marie Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 1 (Track 8)
92 You
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Emancipation Celebration The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 1 (Track 9)
96 You
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Sugar Hill Penthouse The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 1 (Track 10)
93 You
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I Didn't Know About You The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 1 (Track 11)
94 You
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Stomp, Look And Listen The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 1 (Track 12)
93 You
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Frantic Fantasy The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 1 (Track 13)
93 You
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It Don't Mean A Thing
Vocal by Ray Nance, Taft Jordan
The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 1 (Track 14)
94 You
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I Didn't Know About You The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 1 (Track 15)

April 22, 1945
CBS Radio Broadcast, New York, New York
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Title Source Take
90 Take The "A" Train Goin' Up (Side 2, Track 1)
94 After A While Goin' Up (Side 2, Track 2)
91 I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues
Vocal by Ray Nance, Taft Jordan
Goin' Up (Side 2, Track 3)
93 Riff Staccato Goin' Up (Side 2, Track 4)
94 I Didn't Know About You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
Goin' Up (Side 2, Track 5)
93 Main Stem Goin' Up (Side 2, Track 6)

April 26, 1945
Studio Session for RCA Victor, New York, New York
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Kissing Bug
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 15)

April 28, 1945
"Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the 400 Restaurant, New York, New York
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Title Source Take
95 You
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Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 1)
94 You
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Midriff The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 2)
94 You
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Carnegie Blues The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 3)
95 You
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Someone The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 4)
92 You
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My Little Brown Book
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 5)
95 You
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Kissing Bug
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 6)
95 You
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Ring Dem Bells
Vocal by Ray Nance
The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 7)
95 You
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I'm Beginning To See The Light The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 8)
95 You
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Worksong The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 10)
95 You
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Come Sunday The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 11)
90 You
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Candy
Vocal by Ray Nance
The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 12)
93 You
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Teardrops In The Rain The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 14)
88 You
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Accentuate The Positive
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 15)
95 You
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Way Low The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 16)
93 You
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Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 17)