The February 1940 Duke Ellington Discography



February 2-8, 1940
State Lake Theatre, Chicago, Illinois
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 Clarinet Lament Private source DE4007a
87 Serenade To Sweden Private source DE4007b
94 Boy Meets Horn Private source DE4007c
80 Pyramid Private source DE4007d
87 Mood Indigo Private source DE4007e
74 St. Louis Blues
Vocal by Ray Nance
Private source DE4007f
53 I Want A Man Like That
Vocal by Ivie Anderson, Sonny Greer
Private source DE4007g


February 14, 1940
Studio session for Brunswick, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
91 Audio
Solitude
Vocal by Ivie Anderson
His Great Vocalists (Track 6) DE4003a
Columbia 35427
Columbia 50014
92 Audio
Stormy Weather
Vocal by Ivie Anderson
It Don't Mean A Thing (Track 20) DE4003b
Columbia 35556
92 Audio
Mood Indigo
Vocal by Ivie Anderson
It Don't Mean A Thing (Track 21) DE4003c
Columbia 35427
Columbia 38221
Columbia 50014
Columbia C6387
93 Audio
Sophisticated Lady The Essential Collection 1927-1962, Disk 1 (Track 25) DE4003d
Columbia 35556
VDisc 183B
96 Audio
Pelican Drag Classics 1939-1940 (Track 15) DE4003e
94 Audio
Tapioca Classics 1939-1940 (Track 16) DE4003f


February 15, 1940
Studio session for Brunswick, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 Audio
Mardi Gras Madness The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh Small Group Sessions (CD 7, Track 21) DE4003g
Vocalion 5595
96 Audio
Watch The Birdie The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh Small Group Sessions (CD 7, Track 22) DE4003h
Vocalion 5595
94 Audio
Black Butterfly Anniversary (Disc 1, Track 10) DE4004a
Vocalion 5618
79 Audio
Dry Long So
Vocal by Cootie Williams
The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh Small Group Sessions (CD 7, Track 24) DE4004b
Okeh 5690
95 Audio
Toasted Pickle The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh Small Group Sessions (CD 7, Track 25) DE4004c
Blue Ace 253-B
Okeh 6336
95 Audio
Give It Up The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh Small Group Sessions (CD 7, Track 26) DE4004d
Okeh 5690
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