The June 1951 Duke Ellington Discography



June 1, 1951
Studio Session for Mercer, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 Audio
Caravan Chronological 1951 (Track 1) DE5110c
Jazz Selection J.S. 782


June 5, 1951
MBS Radio Broadcast from Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
88 Happy Go Lucky Local Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5111a
73 Love You Madly
Vocal by Norma Oldham
Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5111b
89 Audio
Mood Indigo Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5111c
89 Audio
Ting-A-Ling Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5111d
88 Danny Boy
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5111e
87 Rockin' In Rhythm Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5111f


June 6, 1951
MBS Radio Broadcast from Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
91 Take The "A" Train Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5112a
93 The Tattooed Bride Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5112b
95 Audio
Indian Summer West Coast Tour (Jazz Bird 2010) (Side 1, Track 5) DE5112c
72 Love You Madly
Vocal by Norma Oldham
Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5112d
94 Moonlight Fiesta Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5112e
90 All Day Long Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5112f
88 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5112g
92 The Hawk Talks Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5112h
91 Take The "A" Train Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5112i
87 Gotta Go Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5112j


June 7, 1951
MBS Radio Broadcast from Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
87 Take The "A" Train Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5113a
97 Audio
Midriff West Coast Tour (Jazz Bird 2010) (Side 1, Track 1) DE5113b
88 Sophisticated Lady Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5113c
69 Love You Madly
Vocal by Norma Oldham
Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5113d
91 The Hawk Talks Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5113e
88 Solitude
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5113f
86 Audio
All Day Long Billy Strayhorn with Duke Ellington, MDD 006 (Track 7) DE5113g
90 Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
Vocal by Ray Nance
Paul Gonsalves/The Happening (Track 6) DE5113h
85 Gotta Go Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5113i


June 8, 1951
MBS Radio Broadcast from Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
92 Audio
Take The "A" Train MBS Broadcast, Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey DE5114a
92 Audio
How High The Moon MBS Broadcast, Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey DE5114b
88 Audio
Brown Betty MBS Broadcast, Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey DE5114c
92 Audio
S'posin'
Vocal by Al Hibbler
MBS Broadcast, Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey DE5114d
86 Audio
Frustration MBS Broadcast, Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey DE5114e
86 Audio
St. Louis Blues
Vocal by Ray Nance
MBS Broadcast, Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey DE5114f
95 Audio
Primping At The Prom MBS Broadcast, Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey DE5114g
89 Audio
Swamp Drum MBS Broadcast, Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey DE5114h
83 Audio
Perdido MBS Broadcast, Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey DE5114i


June 9, 1951
MBS Radio Broadcast from Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
83 I Can't Get Started Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5115a
93 Audio
Primping At The Prom Paul Gonsalves/The Happening (Track 3) DE5115b
91 Later Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5115c
93 You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5115d
91 Take The "A" Train Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5115e
88 New World A-Coming Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5115f
86 Audio
Harlem Air Shaft Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5115g
86 Audio
Night Walk West Coast Tour (Jazz Bird 2010) (Side 2, Track 2) DE5115h
68 Audio
Love You Madly
Vocal by Norma Oldham
Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5115i
85 Audio
Sultry Serenade Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5115j
82 Audio
Ol' Man River
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5115k
85 Audio
Things Ain't What They Used To Be West Coast Tour (Jazz Bird 2010) (Side 2, Track 4) DE5115l


June 10, 1951
MBS Radio Broadcast from Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
93 Warm Valley Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5116a
87 Flamingo
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5116b
78 Tea For Two Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5116c
86 Eighth Veil Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5116d
69 Love You Madly
Vocal by Norma Oldham
Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5116e
86 Blue Lou Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5116f
84 Creole Love Call Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5116g
False Start
85 Creole Love Call Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5116g


June 11, 1951
MBS Radio Broadcast from Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
88 Take The "A" Train Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5117a
87 V.I.P.'s Boogie Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5117b
86 Jam With Sam Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5117c
92 Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5117d
91 Sultry Serenade Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5117e
89 Duet Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5117f
66 Love You Madly
Vocal by Norma Oldham
Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5117g
93 The Hawk Talks Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5117h
84 Audio
The Happening West Coast Tour (Jazz Bird 2010) (Side 1, Track 7a) DE5117i
85 Audio
Got To Go West Coast Tour (Jazz Bird 2010) (Side 1, Track 7b) DE5117j


June 1951
MBS Radio Broadcast from Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
84 All Day Long Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5118a
83 Sophisticated Lady Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5118b
87 The Hawk Talks Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5118c
94 Midriff Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5118d
86 Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
Vocal by Ray Nance
Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5118e
94 Audio
Caravan Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast DE5118f


June 19, 1951
Studio Session for Mercer, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
93 Audio
Alternate Chronological 1951 (Track 2) DE5119a
95 Audio
Hoppin' John Chronological 1951 (Track 3) DE5119b
Mercer M-1973 B
85 Audio
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid Chronological 1951 (Track 4) DE5119c
Mercer M-1973 A


June 23, 1951
WMCA Radio Broadcast from Birdland, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
86 Take The "A" Train WMCA Radio Broadcast from Birdland, New York DE5120b
93 Audio
Fancy Dan 2 Great Concerts 1952/1965 (Track 4) DE5120c
94 Audio
The Hawk Talks 2 Great Concerts 1952/1965 (Track 5) DE5120d
94 Audio
Swamp Drum 2 Great Concerts 1952/1965 (Track 6) DE5120e
94 Rockin' In Rhythm Hooray For Duke Ellington (Side 2, Track 10) DE5120f
53 Happy Birthday To You WMCA Radio Broadcast from Birdland, New York DE5120g
95 Audio
The Tattooed Bride 2 Great Concerts 1952/1965 (Track 8) DE5120h
86 Caravan WMCA Radio Broadcast from Birdland, New York DE5120i
88 All Day Long WMCA Radio Broadcast from Birdland, New York DE5120j
87 Ol' Man River
Vocal by Al Hibbler
WMCA Radio Broadcast from Birdland, New York DE5120k
89 Audio
Harlem Air Shaft West Coast Tour (Jazz Bird 2010) (Side 2, Track 3) DE5120l
91 Things Ain't What They Used To Be WMCA Radio Broadcast from Birdland, New York DE5120m
90 Take The "A" Train WMCA Radio Broadcast from Birdland, New York DE5120n


June 30, 1951
WMCA Radio Broadcast from Birdland, New York, New York

Announcement by Duke Ellington
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
86 Jumpin' With Symphony Sid WMCA Radio Broadcast, New York, NY DE5122a
74 Take The "A" Train
Announcement by Duke Ellington
WMCA Radio Broadcast, New York, NY DE5122b
90 Midriff WMCA Radio Broadcast, New York, NY DE5122c
93 Audio
Warm Valley West Coast Tour (Jazz Bird 2010) (Side 1, Track 3) DE5122d
86 Eighth Veil WMCA Radio Broadcast, New York, NY DE5122e
91 The Hawk Talks WMCA Radio Broadcast, New York, NY DE5122f
88 Flamingo
Vocal by Al Hibbler
WMCA Radio Broadcast, New York, NY DE5122g
85 Audio
Boy Meets Horn West Coast Tour (Jazz Bird 2010) (Side 1, Track 2) DE5122h
88 How High The Moon WMCA Radio Broadcast, New York, NY DE5122i
89 Mood Indigo WMCA Radio Broadcast, New York, NY DE5122j
69 Audio
Love You Madly
Vocal by Norma Oldham
West Coast Tour (Jazz Bird 2010) (Side 1, Track 4) DE5122k
87 Fancy Dan WMCA Radio Broadcast, New York, NY DE5122l
94 Audio
Diminuendo In Blue West Coast Tour (Jazz Bird 2010) (Side 2, Track 1a) DE5122m
84 Audio
Wailing Interval West Coast Tour (Jazz Bird 2010) (Side 2, Track 1b) DE5122n
94 Audio
Crescendo In Blue West Coast Tour (Jazz Bird 2010) (Side 2, Track 1c) DE5122o
65 Take The "A" Train West Coast Tour (Jazz Bird 2010) (Side 2, Track 1d) DE5122p
77 Jumpin' With Symphony Sid WMCA Radio Broadcast, New York, NY DE5122q
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