The December 1944 Duke Ellington Discography



December 1, 1944
Studio Session for RCA Victor, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
92 Audio
I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues
Vocal by Al Hibbler, Kay Davis
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 1) His Master's Voice B.9427
Victor 20-1623-B
98 I'm Beginning To See The Light
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
Vol. 9 (1942-1947) The Alternative Takes (Track 6) Take 1
100 Audio
I'm Beginning To See The Light
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 3) His Master's Voice B.9427
Victor 20-1618-B
94 Audio
Don't You Know I Care
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Vol. 9 (1942-1947) The Alternative Takes (Track 7)
94 Audio
Don't You Know I Care
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 5) Victor 20-1618-A
99 Audio
I Didn't Know About You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 6) Victor 20-1623-A


December 11-12, 1944
Studio Session for RCA Victor, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
99 Audio
Work Song The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 7) His Master's Voice C.3504
Victor 28-0400-A
98 Audio
Come Sunday The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 8) His Master's Voice C.3504
Victor 28-0401-A
99 Audio
The Blues
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 9) His Master's Voice C.3505
Victor 28-0401-B
100 Audio
West Indian Dance The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 10a) His Master's Voice C.3505
Victor 28-0400-B
99 Audio
Emancipation Celebration The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 10b) His Master's Voice C.3505
Victor 28-0400-B
99 Audio
Sugar Hill Penthouse The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 10c) His Master's Voice C.3505
Victor 28-0400-B


December 17, 1944
"Music America Loves Best" NBC Radio Broadcast, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
85 Audio
Medley: Sophisticated Lady Music America Loves Best
18 Audio
Medley: Solitude
Vocal by Choir
Music America Loves Best
23 Audio
Medley: Caravan Music America Loves Best
18 Audio
Medley: Mood Indigo
Vocal by Choir
Music America Loves Best
17 Audio
Medley: It Don't Mean A Thing
Vocal by Choir
Music America Loves Best


December 19, 1944
Concert from Carnegie Hall, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
95 Audio
Blutopia Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 1)
94 Audio
Midriff Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 2)
94 Audio
Creole Love Call
Vocal by Kay Davis
Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 3)
93 Audio
Suddenly It Jumped Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 4)
94 Audio
It Don't Mean A Thing
Vocal by Ray Nance
Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 6)
88 Audio
Pitter Panther Patter Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 5)
93 Audio
Balcony Serenade Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 9)
93 Audio
Strange Feeling
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 10)
89 Audio
Dancers In Love Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 11)
95 Audio
Coloratura Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 12)
95 Audio
Things Ain't What They Used To Be Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 7)
95 Audio
Work Song Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 1)
88 Audio
The Blues
Vocal by Marie Ellington
Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 2)
94 Audio
West Indian Dance Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 3a)
95 Audio
Sugar Hill Penthouse Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 3b)
95 Audio
Emancipation Celebration Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 3c)
94 Audio
Come Sunday Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 4a)
94 Audio
Light Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 4b)
94 Audio
Mood To Be Wooed Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 5)
94 Audio
Blue Cellophane Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 6)
95 Audio
Blue Skies Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 7)
92 Audio
Frankie And Johnny Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 8a)
88 Audio
Metronome All Out Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 8b)
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