The July 1945 Duke Ellington Discography



July 7, 1945
"Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at Radio City Music Hall, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
93 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 1)
90 Audio
Blue Bells Of Harlem The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 2)
95 Audio
I'm Beginning To See The Light
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 3)
35 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 4)
89 Audio
Can't You Read Between The Lines? The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 5)
95 Audio
Diminuendo In Blue The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 6a) VDisc 534A
93 Audio
Carnegie Blues The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 6b)
94 Audio
Crescendo In Blue The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 6c) VDisc 534A
44 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 7)
94 Audio
Mood To Be Wooed The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 8)
90 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 9)
92 Audio
Balcony Serenade The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 10a) VDisc 516A
91 Audio
Strange Feeling
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 10b) VDisc 516A
89 Audio
Dancers In Love Jazz Edition Quadromania The "C" Jam Blues (CD 3, Track 17a) VDisc 516B
94 Audio
Coloratura Jazz Edition Quadromania The "C" Jam Blues (CD 3, Track 17b) VDisc 516B
43 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 11)
94 Audio
Hollywood Hangover The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 12)
80 Audio
I Don't Mind
Vocal by Marie Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 13)
93 Audio
Ring Dem Bells
Vocal by Ray Nance
The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 14) VDisc 701A
95 Audio
Things Ain't What They Used To Be The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 15)


July 14, 1945
"Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the RKO Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
92 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 1)
95 Audio
In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 2)
97 Audio
Kissing Bug
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 3)
42 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 4)
92 Audio
Bugle Breaks The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 5)
91 Audio
A Friend Of Yours The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 6)
95 Audio
West Indian Dance The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 7)
41 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 8)
91 Audio
Tonight I Shall Sleep
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 9)
96 Audio
Stomp, Look And Listen The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 10)
93 Audio
I'm Beginning To See The Light The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 11)
90 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 12)
95 Audio
Downbeat Shuffle The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 13)
95 Audio
Esquire Swank The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 14)
79 Audio
Metronome All Out The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 15)
50 Audio
If You Are But A Dream
Vocal by Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 16)
94 Audio
Blutopia The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 17)
93 Audio
Candy
Vocal by Ray Nance
The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 18)
40 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 19)
95 Audio
Main Stem The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 20)
94 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 21)


July 21, 1945
"Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the Fieldstone Ballroom, Marshfield, Massachusetts
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
93 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 6)
94 Audio
In A Mellow Tone The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 7)
96 Audio
The Wish That I Wish Tonight
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 8)
38 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 9)
91 Audio
C-Jam Blues The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 10)
94 Audio
Ultra Blue The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 11)
43 Audio
There's No You
Vocal by Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 12)
93 Audio
Emancipation Celebration The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 13)
93 Audio
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 14)
95 Audio
Let The Zoomers Drool The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 15)
87 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 16)
94 Audio
Reminiscing In Tempo The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 17)
69 Audio
Everything But You The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 18)
94 Audio
Ko-Ko The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 19)
94 Audio
Mood To Be Wooed The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 20)
95 Audio
Tea For Two The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 21)
40 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 22)
94 Audio
Blues On The Double The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 23)
44 Audio
Things Ain't What They Used To Be The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 2 (Track 24)


July 24, 1945
Studio Session for RCA Victor, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 Audio
Strange Feeling
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk O (Track 13) RCA Victor 20-4711
94 Audio
Coloratura The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk O (Track 16)
95 Audio
Balcony Serenade The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk O (Track 12) RCA Victor 20-4711


July 28, 1945
"Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the State Theatre, Hartford, Connecticut
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
92 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 1)
91 Audio
Teardrops In The Rain The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 2)
94 Audio
Frustration The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 3)
41 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 4)
95 Audio
Everything But You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 5)
93 Audio
9:20 Special The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 6)
93 Audio
Moon Mist The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 7)
94 Audio
Rockin' In Rhythm The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 8)
40 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 9)
93 Audio
Every Hour On The Hour
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 10)
89 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 11)
55 Audio
Medley: Fanfare The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 12a)
91 Audio
Medley: In A Sentimental Mood The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 12b)
91 Audio
Medley: Black Beauty The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 12c)
91 Audio
Medley: Sophisticated Lady The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 12d)
90 Audio
Medley: Caravan The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 12e)
89 Audio
Medley: Solitude The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 12f)
89 Audio
Medley: I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 12g)
42 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 13)
93 Audio
Trumpet In Spades The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 14)
94 Audio
Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin' The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 15)
96 Audio
Go Away Blues
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 16)
39 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 17)
94 Audio
One O'Clock Jump The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 18)


July 30, 1945
Studio Session for RCA Victor, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
93 Audio
Coloratura The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk O (Track 15) RCA Victor 20-4712
94 Audio
Things Ain't What They Used To Be The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk O (Track 17) Victor 20-1718-B
94 Audio
Dancers In Love At the Piano Une Anthologie 1928/1934 (Disk 1, Track 15) RCA Victor 20-4712


July 31, 1945
Studio Session for World Broadcast System, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
96 Audio
Teardrops In The Rain World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 18) Take 1
95 Audio
Teardrops In The Rain World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 19) Take 2
95 Audio
Teardrops In The Rain World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 20) Take 3
94 Audio
Metronome All Out World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 1) Take 1
93 Audio
Metronome All Out World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 2) Take 2
94 Audio
Esquire Swank World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 3)
91 Audio
Downbeat Shuffle World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 4a) Take 1
89 Audio
Downbeat Shuffle World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 4b) Take 2
90 Audio
Downbeat Shuffle World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 4c) Take 3
90 Audio
Downbeat Shuffle World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 5) Take 4
94 Audio
Riff Staccato
Vocal by Ray Nance
World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 21) Take 1
92 Audio
Riff Staccato
Vocal by Ray Nance
World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 22) Take 2
93 Audio
Riff Staccato
Vocal by Ray Nance
World Broadcasting Series Volume Four (Track 23) Take 3
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