The August 1945 Duke Ellington Discography



August 3, 1945
"Sittin' In With The Duke" Radio Broadcast, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
93 Audio
Black And Tan Fantasy The Duke Box, Disk 7 (Track 11)
95 Audio
Mood To Be Wooed The Duke Box, Disk 7 (Track 12)
94 Audio
Frantic Fantasy The Duke Box, Disk 7 (Track 13)
90 Audio
C-Jam Blues The Duke Box, Disk 7 (Track 14)
96 Audio
Air Conditioned Jungle The Duke Box, Disk 7 (Track 15)
95 Audio
On The Sunny Side Of The Street The Duke Box, Disk 7 (Track 16)
94 Audio
Rockin' In Rhythm The Duke Box, Disk 7 (Track 17)
95 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Duke Box, Disk 7 (Track 18)


August 4, 1945
"Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at Radio City Music Hall, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 6)
93 Audio
Dancing In The Dark The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 7)
94 Audio
Downbeat Shuffle The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 8)
40 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 9)
93 Audio
Tonight I Shall Sleep
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 10)
94 Audio
Esquire Swank The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 11)
94 Audio
Creole Love Call
Vocal by Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 12)
93 Audio
I Miss Your Kiss The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 13)
68 Audio
Riff Staccato The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 14)
87 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 15)
94 Audio
Passion Flower The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 16a)
94 Audio
Frantic Fantasy The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 16b)
94 Audio
Air Conditioned Jungle The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 16c)
94 Audio
On The Sunny Side Of The Street The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 16d)
94 Audio
Metronome All Out The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 17)
89 Audio
Everything But You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 18)
94 Audio
Solid Old Man The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 2 (Track 19)


August 7, 1945
Studio Session for World Broadcast System, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
93 Audio
Ultra Blue World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 6) Take 1
94 Audio
Ultra Blue World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 7) Take 2
96 Audio
Everything But You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 8)
94 Audio
Frustration World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 9) Take 1
93 Audio
Frustration Anniversary (Disc 11, Track 4) Take 2
93 Audio
Hollywood Hangover Anniversary (Disc 5, Track 18)
94 Audio
Blues On The Double World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 12) Take 1
93 Audio
Blues On The Double World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 13) Take 2
94 Audio
Blues On The Double World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 14) Take 3
96 Audio
Kissing Bug
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 15)
95 Audio
Every Hour On The Hour World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 16) Take 1
94 Audio
Every Hour On The Hour World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 17) Take 2
95 Audio
Every Hour On The Hour
Vocal by Al Hibbler
World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 18) Take 3
93 Audio
Passion Flower World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 19a) Take 1
92 Audio
Passion Flower World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 19b) Alternate Take
92 Audio
Passion Flower World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 19c) Take 2
93 Audio
Passion Flower World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 20) Take 3
93 Audio
Passion Flower World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 21) Take 4
93 Audio
Passion Flower Anniversary (Disc 11, Track 11) Take 5
94 Audio
In A Jam World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 23)
95 Audio
In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree World Broadcasting Series Volume Five (Track 24)


August 11, 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. 10, Disk 1 (Track 1)
94 Audio
What Am I Here For? The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 1 (Track 2)
94 Audio
Blue Is The Night The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 1 (Track 3)
41 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 1 (Track 4)
94 Audio
The Wish That I Wish Tonight
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 1 (Track 5)
95 Audio
Someone The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 1 (Track 6)
95 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 1 (Track 7)
91 Audio
Harlem Air Shaft The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 1 (Track 8)
45 Audio
Eighth Veil
Vocal by Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 1 (Track 9)
42 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 1 (Track 10)
92 Audio
Midriff The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 1 (Track 11)
95 Audio
Everything But You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 1 (Track 12)
94 Audio
Ring Dem Bells
Vocal by Ray Nance
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 1 (Track 13)
96 Audio
Mood To Be Wooed The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 1 (Track 14)
42 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 1 (Track 15)
94 Audio
Emancipation Celebration The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 1 (Track 16)


August 18, 1945
"Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at Radio City Music Hall, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
92 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 1)
93 Audio
Work Song The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 2)
42 Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 3)
81 Audio
The Blues
Vocal by Marie Ellington
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 4)
96 Audio
West Indian Dance The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 5)
40 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 6)
96 Audio
Come Sunday The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 7a)
94 Audio
Light The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 7b)
86 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 8)
93 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 9)
93 Audio
Just Squeeze Me The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 10)
40 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 11)
93 Audio
Blue Skies The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 12)
93 Audio
I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues
Vocal by Al Hibbler, Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 13)
94 Audio
Riff Staccato
Vocal by Ray Nance
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 14)
70 Audio
Bugle Breaks The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 15)
95 Audio
Kissing Bug
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 16)
39 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 17)
93 Audio
Suddenly It Jumped The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 18)
94 Audio
Warm Valley The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 19)


August 20, 1945
Jam Session from Unknown Club, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
73 Audio
The Romp Ben and the Blues, Side 2, Track 1 (Jazz Archives 35)


August 25, 1945
"Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the Fieldstone Ballroom, Marshfield, Massachusetts
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
92 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 1)
93 Audio
Mood Indigo The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 2)
42 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 3)
94 Audio
In A Jam The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 4)
95 Audio
Everything But You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 5)
73 Audio
Tonk The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 6)
79 Audio
I Don't Mind
Vocal by Marie Ellington
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 7)
40 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 8)
94 Audio
Jeep Is Jumpin' The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 9)
92 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 10)
90 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 11)
93 Audio
Black And Tan Fantasy The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 12)
94 Audio
I'm Beginning To See The Light
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 13)
39 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 14)
95 Audio
After All The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 15)
94 Audio
Don't You Know I Care
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 16)
93 Audio
Back Home Again In Indiana The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 17)
39 Audio
The More I See You
Vocal by Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 18)
40 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 19)
89 Audio
Let The Zoomers Drool The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 20)
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