The January 1945 Duke Ellington Discography



January 2, 1945
Studio Session for World Broadcast System, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
99 Audio
Midriff World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 11) DE4501a
Take 1
99 Audio
Midriff World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 12) DE4501b
Take 2
98 Audio
I Didn't Know About You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 13a) DE4501c
Take 1
90 Audio
I Didn't Know About You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 13b) DE4501d
Take 2
98 Audio
I Didn't Know About You World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 13c) DE4501e
Take 3
99 Audio
I Didn't Know About You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 14) DE4501f
Take 4
98 Audio
I'm Beginning To See The Light World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 15) DE4501g
Take 1
99 Audio
I'm Beginning To See The Light
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 16) DE4501h
Take 2
97 Audio
Mood To Be Wooed Anniversary (Disc 11, Track 6) DE4501i
His Master's Voice B.9448
98 Audio
Blue Cellophane World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 18a) DE4501j
Take 1
97 Audio
Blue Cellophane World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 18b) DE4501k
Take 2
92 Audio
Blue Cellophane World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 18c) DE4501none
Alternate Take
96 Audio
Blue Cellophane World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 19) DE4501l
Take 3


January 3, 1945
Studio Session for World Broadcast System, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
91 Audio
Just Squeeze Me World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 20) DE4502a
Take 1
97 Audio
Just Squeeze Me World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 21) DE4502b
Take 2
96 Audio
Just Squeeze Me World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 22) DE4502c
Take 3
96 Audio
Hit Me With A Hot Note
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 23) DE4502d
Take 1
94 Audio
Hit Me With A Hot Note
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 24) DE4502e
Take 2
95 Audio
Hit Me With A Hot Note World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 25) DE4502f
Take 3
94 Audio
Hit Me With A Hot Note
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 26) DE4502g
Take 4
96 Audio
Air Conditioned Jungle World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 27) DE4502h
Take 1
97 Audio
Air Conditioned Jungle World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 1) DE4502i
Take 2
91 Audio
Pitter Panther Patter World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 2) DE4502j
94 Audio
Frantic Fantasy World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 3) DE4502k
Take 1
95 Audio
Frantic Fantasy World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 4) DE4502l
Take 2
90 Audio
Don't You Know I Care
Vocal by Al Hibbler
World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 5) DE4502m
Take 1
90 Audio
Don't You Know I Care
Vocal by Al Hibbler
World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 6) DE4502n
Take 2
91 Audio
Don't You Know I Care
Vocal by Al Hibbler
World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 7) DE4502o
Take 3
91 Audio
I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues
Vocal by Al Hibbler, Kay Davis
World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 8) DE4502p
Take 1
91 Audio
I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 9a) DE4502q
Take 2
92 Audio
I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 9b) DE4502r
Take 3
91 Audio
I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 9c) DE4502s
Take 4
90 Audio
I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues
Vocal by Al Hibbler, Kay Davis
World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 9d) DE4502t
Take 5
90 Audio
I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues
Vocal by Al Hibbler, Kay Davis
World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 10) DE4502u
Take 6
96 Audio
Blutopia World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 11) DE4502v
Take 1
95 Audio
Blutopia World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 12) DE4502w
Take 2
96 Audio
Blutopia World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 13) DE4502x
Take 3
94 Audio
Let The Zoomers Drool World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 14) DE4502y
Take 1
94 Audio
Let The Zoomers Drool World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 15) DE4502z
Take 2
94 Audio
You Never Know The Things You Miss World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 16) DE4502aa
Take 1
94 Audio
You Never Know The Things You Miss Anniversary (Disc 1, Track 17) DE4502ab
Take 2


January 4, 1945
Studio Session for RCA Victor, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
97 Audio
Carnegie Blues The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 11) DE4503a
His Master's Voice B.9448
Victor 20-1644-B
96 Audio
Blue Cellophane The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 12) DE4503b
96 Audio
Mood To Be Wooed The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 13) DE4503c
Victor 20-1670-B
99 Audio
My Heart Sings
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 14) DE4503d
Victor 20-1644-A


January 15, 1945
"Jubilee" AFRS Radio Transcription, Los Angeles, California
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
90 Audio
Take The "A" Train AFRS Jubilee #117 DE4506a
95 Audio
Suddenly It Jumped AFRS Jubilee #117 DE4506b
96 Audio
I'm Beginning To See The Light
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
AFRS Jubilee #117 DE4506c
93 Audio
It Don't Mean A Thing
Vocal by Ray Nance, Taft Jordan
AFRS Jubilee #117 DE4506d
50 Audio
I Didn't Know About You
Vocal by Lena Horne
AFRS Jubilee #117 DE4506e
43 Audio
I Get A Kick Out Of You
Vocal by Lena Horne
AFRS Jubilee #117 DE4506f
94 Audio
Midriff AFRS Jubilee #117 DE4506g
94 Audio
Blue Skies AFRS Jubilee #117 DE4506h


January 17, 1945
Concert at the Philharmonic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 Audio
Blutopia An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 1) DE4504a
96 Audio
Air Conditioned Jungle An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 2) DE4504b
94 Audio
Frustration An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 3) DE4504c
94 Audio
Blue Cellophane An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 4) DE4504d
95 Audio
Suddenly It Jumped An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 5) DE4504e
93 Audio
Coloratura An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 6) DE4504f
93 Frantic Fantasy An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 2, Track 2) DE4504g
87 Audio
Lover Man
Vocal by Billie Holliday
Billie Holiday Volume 14 (Track 17) DE4504h
94 Audio
It Don't Mean A Thing
Vocal by Ray Nance, Taft Jordan
An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 2, Track 1) DE4504i
90 Audio
Esquire Jump The Second Esquire Jazz Concert (Disk 1, Track 18) DE4504k
91 Audio
Tea For Two The Second Esquire Jazz Concert (Disk 1, Track 20) DE4504l
73 Audio
Wish You Were Waiting For Me
Vocal by Anita O'Day
The Second Esquire Jazz Concert (Disk 1, Track 22) DE4504m
98 Audio
Midriff The Second Esquire Jazz Concert (Disk 2, Track 2) DE4504n
96 Audio
Mood To Be Wooed The Second Esquire Jazz Concert (Disk 2, Track 7) DE4504o
85 Audio
I Cover The Waterfront
Vocal by Billie Holliday
The Second Esquire Jazz Concert (Disk 2, Track 9) DE4504p
53 Audio
Honeysuckle Rose The Second Esquire Jazz Concert (Disk 2, Track 11) DE4504q
82 Audio
Things Ain't What They Used To Be The Second Esquire Jazz Concert (Disk 2, Track 13) DE4504r
79 I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
Vocal by Anita O'Day
Anniversary (Disc 5, Track 11) DE4504z
89 Frankie And Johnny An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 2, Track 4a) DE4504aa
82 Metronome All Out An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 2, Track 4b) DE4504ab


January 18, 1945
"Kraft Music Hall" NBC Radio Broadcast, Los Angeles, California
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
65 Audio
Frankie And Johnny
Vocal by John Scott Trotter Choir
Bing Crosby WWII Radio Broadcasts (Track 13a) DE4505a
48 Audio
Metronome All Out Bing Crosby WWII Radio Broadcasts (Track 13b) DE4505-none
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