The May 1944 Duke Ellington Discography


May 6, 1944
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Take The "A" Train Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
Now I Know Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
Perdido Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
My Gal Sal Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
I Didn't Know About You Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
Take The "A" Train Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW

May 7, 1944
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Jumpin' Punkins Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 5)
Poinciana Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 6)
It Don't Mean A Thing Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 7)

May 12, 1944
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Time Alone Will Tell Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 18)
San Fernando Valley Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 19)
Stomp, Look And Listen Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 20)
Concerto For Cootie Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 21)

May 19, 1944
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Long Ago And Far Away Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 22)
Someone Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 23)
Suddenly It Jumped Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 24)
Things Ain't What They Used To Be Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 25)

May 20, 1944
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Take The "A" Train MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City
Someone MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City
Goin' My Way MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City
Perdido MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City
Since You Went Away MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City
How Blue The Night MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City

May 21, 1944
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My Honey's Lovin' Arms A Date With the Duke at the Hurricane Club (Caracol LP) (Side 2, Track 5)

May 24, 1944
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Clementine Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 8)
Someone Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 9)

May 25, 1944
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Take The "A" Train Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
Someone Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
G.I. Jive Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
Three Cent Stomp Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
My Little Brown Book Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
Johnny Come Lately Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
Blue Skies Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
I Didn't Know About You Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
Stomp, Look And Listen Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW

May 26, 1944
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The Mood To Be Wooed V-Disc A Musical Contribution, Disk 2 (Track 14)

May 27, 1944
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G.I. Jive Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 10)
Three Cent Stomp Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 11)
Johnny Come Lately Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 12)
Blue Skies Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 13)
I Didn't Know About You Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 14)

May 31, 1944
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Midriff Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 15)