The May 1944 Duke Ellington Discography



May 5, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
95 Audio
Back Home Again In Indiana The Treasury Shows, Vol. 25 (Disc 2, Track 11) DE4414a
90 Audio
How Blue The Night The Treasury Shows, Vol. 25 (Disc 2, Track 12) DE4414b
95 Audio
Stomp, Look And Listen The Treasury Shows, Vol. 25 (Disc 2, Track 13) DE4414c
90 Audio
Jumping Frog Jump The Treasury Shows, Vol. 25 (Disc 2, Track 14) DE4414d
87 Audio
Perdido The Treasury Shows, Vol. 25 (Disc 2, Track 15) DE4414e
94 Audio
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me The Treasury Shows, Vol. 25 (Disc 2, Track 16) DE4414f
94 Audio
Blue Skies The Treasury Shows, Vol. 25 (Disc 2, Track 17) DE4414g


May 6, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
95 Audio
Take The "A" Train Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4415a
94 Now I Know Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4415b
94 Audio
Perdido Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4415c
90 Audio
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4415d
92 Audio
My Gal Sal Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4415e
95 Audio
I Didn't Know About You Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4415f
96 Audio
Take The "A" Train Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4415g


May 7, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
93 Audio
Jumpin' Punkins Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 5) DE4416a
94 Audio
Poinciana Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 6) DE4416b
94 Audio
It Don't Mean A Thing
Vocal by Ray Nance, Taft Jordan
Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 7) DE4416c


May 12, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
93 Audio
Time Alone Will Tell Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 18) DE4417a
93 Audio
San Fernando Valley Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 19) DE4417b
94 Audio
Stomp, Look And Listen Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 20) DE4417c
95 Audio
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 21) DE4417d


May 19, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
72 Audio
Long Ago And Far Away
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 22) DE4418a
94 Audio
Someone Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 23) DE4418b
92 Audio
Suddenly It Jumped Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 24) DE4418c
92 Audio
Things Ain't What They Used To Be Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 25) DE4418d


May 20, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
95 Audio
Take The "A" Train MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City DE4419a
93 Audio
Someone MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City DE4419b
92 Audio
Goin' My Way MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City DE4419c
93 Audio
Perdido MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City DE4419d
87 Audio
Since You Went Away MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City DE4419e
92 Audio
How Blue The Night MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City DE4419f
94 Audio
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City DE4419g


May 21, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 My Honey's Lovin' Arms
Vocal by Ray Nance
A Date With the Duke at the Hurricane Club (Caracol LP) (Side 2, Track 5) DE4420d


May 24, 1944
Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
95 Audio
Clementine Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 8) DE4421c
95 Audio
Someone Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 9) DE4421d


May 25, 1944
CBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
96 Take The "A" Train Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4422a
94 Someone Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4422b
93 G.I. Jive Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4422c
93 Three Cent Stomp Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4422d
91 My Little Brown Book
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4422e
VDisc 252B
95 Johnny Come Lately Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4422f
95 Blue Skies Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4422g
94 I Didn't Know About You Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4422h
95 Stomp, Look And Listen Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4422i
94 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW DE4422j


May 26, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
97 Audio
Mood To Be Wooed V-Disc A Musical Contribution, Disk 2 (Track 14) DE4423a
VDisc 252A


May 27, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 Audio
G.I. Jive Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 10) DE4424b
94 Audio
Three Cent Stomp Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 11) DE4424c
94 Audio
Johnny Come Lately Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 12) DE4424e
94 Audio
Blue Skies Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 13) DE4424f
94 Audio
I Didn't Know About You Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 14) DE4424g


May 28, 1944
Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
96 Rockin' In Rhythm Duke Ellington Society UK January 2018 Hurricane CD (Track 17) DE9094a
91 Mood To Be Wooed Duke Ellington Society UK January 2018 Hurricane CD (Track 18) DE9094b
93 On The Alamo Duke Ellington Society UK January 2018 Hurricane CD (Track 19) DE9095a
95 Main Stem Duke Ellington Society UK January 2018 Hurricane CD (Track 20) DE9095b
92 My Little Brown Book
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Duke Ellington Society UK January 2018 Hurricane CD (Track 21) DE9095c
93 Rockabye River Duke Ellington Society UK January 2018 Hurricane CD (Track 22) DE9095d


May 31, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 Audio
Midriff Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 15) DE4425c
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