The May 1944 Duke Ellington Discography



May 5, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
96 Audio
Back Home Again In Indiana The Treasury Shows, Vol. 25 (Disc 2, Track 11)
90 Audio
How Blue The Night The Treasury Shows, Vol. 25 (Disc 2, Track 12)
95 Audio
Stomp, Look And Listen The Treasury Shows, Vol. 25 (Disc 2, Track 13)
90 Audio
Jumping Frog Jump The Treasury Shows, Vol. 25 (Disc 2, Track 14)
87 Audio
Perdido The Treasury Shows, Vol. 25 (Disc 2, Track 15)
94 Audio
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me The Treasury Shows, Vol. 25 (Disc 2, Track 16)
94 Audio
Blue Skies The Treasury Shows, Vol. 25 (Disc 2, Track 17)


May 6, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
95 Audio
Take The "A" Train Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
94 Now I Know Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
94 Audio
Perdido Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
90 Audio
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
92 Audio
My Gal Sal Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
95 Audio
I Didn't Know About You Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
96 Audio
Take The "A" Train Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW


May 7, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
93 Audio
Jumpin' Punkins Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 5)
94 Audio
Poinciana Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 6)
94 Audio
It Don't Mean A Thing
Vocal by Ray Nance, Taft Jordan
Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 7)


May 12, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
93 Audio
Time Alone Will Tell Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 18)
93 Audio
San Fernando Valley Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 19)
94 Audio
Stomp, Look And Listen Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 20)
95 Audio
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 21)


May 19, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
72 Audio
Long Ago And Far Away
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 22)
94 Audio
Someone Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 23)
92 Audio
Suddenly It Jumped Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 24)
92 Audio
Things Ain't What They Used To Be Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 25)


May 20, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
95 Audio
Take The "A" Train MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City
93 Audio
Someone MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City
92 Audio
Goin' My Way MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City
93 Audio
Perdido MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City
87 Audio
Since You Went Away MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City
92 Audio
How Blue The Night MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City
94 Audio
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me MBS Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York City


May 21, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 My Honey's Lovin' Arms
Vocal by Ray Nance
A Date With the Duke at the Hurricane Club (Caracol LP) (Side 2, Track 5)


May 24, 1944
Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
96 Audio
Clementine Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 8)
95 Audio
Someone Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 9)


May 25, 1944
CBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
96 Take The "A" Train Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
94 Someone Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
93 G.I. Jive Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
93 Three Cent Stomp Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
91 My Little Brown Book
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW VDisc 252B
95 Johnny Come Lately Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
95 Blue Skies Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
94 I Didn't Know About You Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
96 Stomp, Look And Listen Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW
94 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me Star-Spangled Radio Hour KEZW


May 26, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
97 Audio
Mood To Be Wooed V-Disc A Musical Contribution, Disk 2 (Track 14) VDisc 252A


May 27, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
93 Audio
G.I. Jive Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 10)
94 Audio
Three Cent Stomp Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 11)
94 Audio
Johnny Come Lately Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 12)
94 Audio
Blue Skies Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 13)
94 Audio
I Didn't Know About You Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 14)


May 28, 1944
Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
96 Rockin' In Rhythm Duke Ellington Society UK January 2018 Hurricane CD (Track 17)
91 Mood To Be Wooed Duke Ellington Society UK January 2018 Hurricane CD (Track 18)
94 On The Alamo Duke Ellington Society UK January 2018 Hurricane CD (Track 19)
95 Main Stem Duke Ellington Society UK January 2018 Hurricane CD (Track 20)
92 My Little Brown Book
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Duke Ellington Society UK January 2018 Hurricane CD (Track 21)
93 Rockabye River Duke Ellington Society UK January 2018 Hurricane CD (Track 22)


May 31, 1944
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Hurricane Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 Audio
Midriff Live At The Hurricane, 1944 (Track 15)
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