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) Take 1
100 Audio
Midriff World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 12) Take 2
98 Audio
I Didn't Know About You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 13a) Take 1
90 Audio
I Didn't Know About You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 13b) Take 2
98 Audio
I Didn't Know About You World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 13c) Take 3
99 Audio
I Didn't Know About You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 14) Take 4
98 Audio
I'm Beginning To See The Light World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 15) Take 1
99 Audio
I'm Beginning To See The Light
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 16) Take 2
98 Audio
Mood To Be Wooed Anniversary (Disc 11, Track 6) His Master's Voice B.9448
98 Audio
Blue Cellophane World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 18a) Take 1
97 Audio
Blue Cellophane World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 18b) Take 2
92 Audio
Blue Cellophane World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 18c) Alternate Take
97 Audio
Blue Cellophane World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 19) 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) Take 1
97 Audio
Just Squeeze Me World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 21) Take 2
97 Audio
Just Squeeze Me World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 22) Take 3
96 Audio
Hit Me With A Hot Note
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 23) Take 1
95 Audio
Hit Me With A Hot Note
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 24) Take 2
95 Audio
Hit Me With A Hot Note World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 25) Take 3
95 Audio
Hit Me With A Hot Note
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 26) Take 4
97 Audio
Air Conditioned Jungle World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 27) Take 1
97 Audio
Air Conditioned Jungle World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 1) Take 2
91 Audio
Pitter Panther Patter World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 2)
94 Audio
Frantic Fantasy World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 3) Take 1
95 Audio
Frantic Fantasy World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 4) Take 2
90 Audio
Don't You Know I Care
Vocal by Al Hibbler
World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 5) Take 1
90 Audio
Don't You Know I Care
Vocal by Al Hibbler
World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 6) Take 2
91 Audio
Don't You Know I Care
Vocal by Al Hibbler
World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 7) 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) Take 1
91 Audio
I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 9a) Take 2
92 Audio
I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 9b) Take 3
91 Audio
I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 9c) 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) 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) Take 6
96 Audio
Blutopia World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 11) Take 1
95 Audio
Blutopia World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 12) Take 2
96 Audio
Blutopia World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 13) Take 3
94 Audio
Let The Zoomers Drool World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 14) Take 1
94 Audio
Let The Zoomers Drool World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 15) Take 2
94 Audio
You Never Know The Things You Miss World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 16) Take 1
94 Audio
You Never Know The Things You Miss Anniversary (Disc 1, Track 17) Take 2


January 4, 1945
Studio Session for RCA Victor, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 Audio
Carnegie Blues The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 11) His Master's Voice B.9448
Victor 20-1644-B
96 Audio
Blue Cellophane The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 12)
96 Audio
Mood To Be Wooed The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 13) Victor 20-1670-B
97 Audio
My Heart Sings
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 14) 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
96 Audio
Suddenly It Jumped AFRS Jubilee #117
96 Audio
I'm Beginning To See The Light
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
AFRS Jubilee #117
93 Audio
It Don't Mean A Thing
Vocal by Ray Nance, Taft Jordan
AFRS Jubilee #117
50 Audio
I Didn't Know About You
Vocal by Lena Horne
AFRS Jubilee #117
43 Audio
I Get A Kick Out Of You
Vocal by Lena Horne
AFRS Jubilee #117
94 Audio
Midriff AFRS Jubilee #117
94 Audio
Blue Skies AFRS Jubilee #117


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)
96 Audio
Air Conditioned Jungle An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 2)
94 Audio
Frustration An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 3)
94 Audio
Blue Cellophane An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 4)
95 Audio
Suddenly It Jumped An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 5)
93 Audio
Coloratura An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 6)
93 Frantic Fantasy An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 2, Track 2)
87 Audio
Lover Man
Vocal by Billie Holliday
Billie Holiday Volume 14 (Track 17)
94 Audio
It Don't Mean A Thing
Vocal by Ray Nance, Taft Jordan
An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 2, Track 1)
90 Audio
Esquire Jump The Second Esquire Jazz Concert (Disk 1, Track 18)
91 Audio
Tea For Two The Second Esquire Jazz Concert (Disk 1, Track 20)
73 Audio
Wish You Were Waiting For Me
Vocal by Anita O'Day
The Second Esquire Jazz Concert (Disk 1, Track 22)
98 Audio
Midriff The Second Esquire Jazz Concert (Disk 2, Track 2)
96 Audio
Mood To Be Wooed The Second Esquire Jazz Concert (Disk 2, Track 7)
85 Audio
I Cover The Waterfront
Vocal by Billie Holliday
The Second Esquire Jazz Concert (Disk 2, Track 9)
53 Audio
Honeysuckle Rose The Second Esquire Jazz Concert (Disk 2, Track 11)
82 Audio
Things Ain't What They Used To Be The Second Esquire Jazz Concert (Disk 2, Track 13)
79 I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
Vocal by Anita O'Day
Anniversary (Disc 5, Track 11)
89 Frankie And Johnny An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 2, Track 4a)
82 Metronome All Out An Evening With Duke Ellington (Side 2, Track 4b)


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)
48 Audio
Metronome All Out Bing Crosby WWII Radio Broadcasts (Track 13b)
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