The December 1944 Duke Ellington Discography


December 1, 1944
Studio Session for RCA Victor, New York, New York
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92 You
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I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues
Vocal by Al Hibbler, Kay Davis
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 1)
98 I'm Beginning To See The Light
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
Vol. 9 (1942-1947) The Alternative Takes (Track 6) Take 1
100 You
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I'm Beginning To See The Light
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 3) Take 2
94 You
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Don't You Know I Care
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Vol. 9 (1942-1947) The Alternative Takes (Track 7) Take 1
94 You
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Don't You Know I Care
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 5) Take 2
99 You
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I Didn't Know About You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 6)

December 11-12, 1944
Studio Session for RCA Victor, New York, New York
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99 You
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Worksong The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 7)
98 You
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Come Sunday The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 8)
99 You
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The Blues
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 9)
100 You
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West Indian Dance The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 10a)
99 You
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Emancipation Celebration The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 10b)
99 You
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Sugar Hill Penthouse The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 10c)

December 17, 1944
"Music America Loves Best" NBC Radio Broadcast, New York, New York
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85 You
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Medley: Sophisticated Lady Music America Loves Best
18 You
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Medley: Solitude
Choir Vocal
Music America Loves Best
23 You
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Medley: Caravan Music America Loves Best
18 You
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Medley: Mood Indigo
Choir Vocal
Music America Loves Best
17 You
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Medley: It Don't Mean A Thing
Choir Vocal
Music America Loves Best

December 19, 1944
Concert from Carnegie Hall, New York, New York
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Blutopia Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 1)
94 You
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Midriff Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 2)
94 You
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Creole Love Call
Vocal by Kay Davis
Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 3)
93 You
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Suddenly It Jumped Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 4)
94 You
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It Don't Mean A Thing
Vocal by Ray Nance
Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 6)
88 You
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Pitter Panther Patter Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 5)
93 You
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Balcony Serenade Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 9)
93 You
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Strange Feeling
Vocal by Al Hibbler
Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 10)
89 You
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Dancers In Love Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 11)
95 You
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Coloratura Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 12)
95 You
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Things Ain't What They Used to Be Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 1 (Track 7)
95 You
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Worksong Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 1)
88 You
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The Blues
Vocal by Marie Ellington
Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 2)
94 You
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West Indian Dance Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 3a)
95 You
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Sugar Hill Penthouse Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 3b)
95 You
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Emancipation Celebration Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 3c)
94 You
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Come Sunday Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 4a)
94 You
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Light Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 4b)
94 You
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Mood To Be Wooed Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 5)
94 You
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Blue Cellophane Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 6)
95 You
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Blue Skies Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 7)
92 You
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Frankie And Johnny Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 8a)
88 You
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Metronome All Out Carnegie Hall Concerts December 1944, Disk 2 (Track 8b)