The October 1945 Duke Ellington Discography



October 1, 1945
NBC Radio Broadcast from the Zanzibar Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
96 Audio
Take The "A" Train Duke's Joint (Track 1)
94 Audio
Caravan Duke's Joint (Track 2)
94 Audio
Three Cent Stomp Duke's Joint (Track 3)
43 Audio
Yesterdays
Vocal by Kay Davis
Duke's Joint (Track 4)
94 Things Ain't What They Used To Be Duke's Joint (Track 5)
94 Audio
Blues On The Double Duke's Joint (Track 6)
95 Kissing Bug
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
Duke's Joint (Track 7)
94 Audio
Riff Staccato
Vocal by Ray Nance
Duke's Joint (Track 8)
93 Audio
Cotton Tail Duke's Joint (Track 9)


October 6, 1945
"Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at Radio City Music Hall, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
93 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 5)
94 Audio
Main Stem The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 6)
94 Audio
Carnegie Blues The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 7)
95 Audio
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 8)
43 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 9)
94 Audio
What Am I Here For? The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 10)
94 Audio
Lily Belle The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 11)
93 Audio
Homesick, That's All The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 12)
91 Audio
Go Away Blues
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 13)
90 Audio
Frantic Fantasy The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 14)
48 Audio
If You Are But A Dream
Vocal by Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 15)
44 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 16)
94 Audio
Jack The Bear The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 17)
91 Audio
Every Hour On The Hour
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 18)
90 Audio
Cotton Tail The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 19)
92 Audio
Way Low The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 20)
42 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 21)
93 Audio
Teardrops In The Rain The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 22)
91 Audio
I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues
Vocal by Al Hibbler, Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 23)
94 Audio
Things Ain't What They Used To Be The Treasury Shows, Vol. 13, Disk 2 (Track 24)


October 1945
NBC Radio Broadcast from the Zanzibar Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
93 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 18)
94 Audio
Love Letters The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 19)
94 Audio
Main Stem The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 20)
94 Audio
Fishing For The Moon The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 21)
93 Audio
Riff 'n' Drill The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 22)
94 Audio
Kissing Bug
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 23)
93 Audio
Suddenly It Jumped The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 21)
89 Audio
Every Hour On The Hour
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 22)
90 Audio
Cotton Tail The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 23)
92 Audio
Everything But You The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 24)


October 7, 1945
Radio Broadcast from the Zanzibar Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
96 Take The "A" Train DigitalDeliFtp.com
95 How Deep Is The Ocean DigitalDeliFtp.com
92 Audio
Walkin' With My Honey The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 18)
96 Audio
Go Away Blues
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 19)
96 Audio
Homesick, That's All The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 20)
95 Audio
I'd Do It All Over Again The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 21)
94 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 16)
96 Audio
Fancy Dan The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 17)
93 Every Hour On The Hour
Vocal by Al Hibbler
DigitalDeliFtp.com
95 Audio
Emancipation Celebration The Treasury Shows - Vol. 5, Disk 2 (Track 3)
95 Audio
Let The Zoomers Drool The Treasury Shows - Vol. 5, Disk 2 (Track 4)


October 8, 1945
Studio Session for RCA Victor, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
98 Audio
Tell Ya What I'm Gonna Do
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk O (Track 18) His Master's Voice E.A. 3371
Victor 20-1748-B
98 Audio
Come To Baby, Do!
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk O (Track 19) His Master's Voice E.A. 3468
Victor 20-1748-A


October 10, 1945
"Radio Broadcast from the Zanzibar Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
95 Audio
In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree The Treasury Shows, Vol. 4, Disk 1 (Track 23)
95 Audio
9:20 Special The Treasury Shows, Vol. 4, Disk 1 (Track 24)
97 Audio
Tell Ya What I'm Gonna Do
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 4, Disk 1 (Track 25)
94 Audio
West Indian Dance The Treasury Shows, Vol. 4, Disk 1 (Track 26)
94 Audio
A Door Will Open The Treasury Shows, Vol. 4, Disk 2 (Track 1)
94 Audio
In A Mellow Tone The Treasury Shows, Vol. 4, Disk 2 (Track 2)
94 Audio
Everything But You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 4, Disk 2 (Track 3)
94 Audio
Solid Old Man The Treasury Shows, Vol. 4, Disk 2 (Track 4)
94 Audio
Things Ain't What They Used To Be The Treasury Shows, Vol. 4, Disk 2 (Track 5)


October 11, 1945
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Zanzibar Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 1 (Track 18)
93 Audio
Clementine The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 1 (Track 19)
92 Audio
I'll Buy That Dream The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 1 (Track 20)
94 Audio
Come To Baby, Do!
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 1 (Track 21)
93 Audio
Harlem Air Shaft The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 1 (Track 22)
93 Audio
Everything But You The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 1 (Track 23)


October 13, 1945
"Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at Radio City Music Hall, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
95 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 1)
96 Audio
Things Ain't What They Used To Be The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 2)
93 Audio
Every Hour On The Hour
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 3)
54 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 4)
94 Audio
Hollywood Hangover The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 5)
95 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 6)
95 Audio
Autumn Serenade
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 7)
94 Audio
Rockabye River The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 8)
95 Audio
Riding On A Blue Note The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 9)
94 Audio
I'll Buy That Dream The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 10)
44 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 11)
94 Audio
Riff 'n' Drill The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 12)
97 Audio
Tell Ya What I'm Gonna Do
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 13)
94 Audio
How Deep Is The Ocean The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 14)
95 Audio
Mood Indigo The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 15)
95 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 16)
96 Audio
Diminuendo In Blue The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 17a)
88 Audio
I Got It Bad
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 17b)
97 Audio
Crescendo In Blue The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 17c)
96 Audio
Everything But You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 18)
49 Audio
Everything But You
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Tracks 19 & 20)
93 Audio
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 21)
94 Audio
After All The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 22)
49 Audio
Eighth Veil
Vocal by Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 23)
93 Audio
C-Jam Blues The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 24)
93 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk One (Track 25)


October 15, 1945
Radio Broadcast from the Zanzibar Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 I'll Buy That Dream Duke's Joint (Track 10)
94 Fickle Fling Duke's Joint (Track 11)
95 Autumn Serenade
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
Duke's Joint (Track 12)
94 How Deep Is The Ocean Duke's Joint (Track 13)


October 18, 1945
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Zanzibar Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
90 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 2 (Track 19a)
91 Audio
A Door Will Open The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 2 (Track 19b)
93 Audio
Lily Belle The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 2 (Track 20)
94 Audio
West Indian Dance The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 2 (Track 21)
95 Audio
Waiting For The Train To Come In The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 2 (Track 22)
94 Audio
Blues On The Double The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 2 (Track 23)


October 20, 1945
"Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at Radio City Music Hall, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
92 Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 1)
93 Ultra Blue The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 2)
93 Teardrops In The Rain The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 3)
93 Time On My Hands The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 4)
94 Riff Staccato
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 5)
94 Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 6)
95 Ko-Ko The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 7)
51 If I Loved You
Vocal by Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 8)
53 Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 9)
95 Just Squeeze Me The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 10)
94 Honeysuckle Rose The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 11)
94 Perdido The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 12)
94 Air Conditioned Jungle The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 13)
92 Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 14)
93 Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 15)
92 Waiting For The Train To Come In The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 16)
94 I'd Do It All Over Again The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 17)
42 Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 18)
94 Fancy Dan The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 19)
93 Homesick, That's All The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 20)
94 Blues On The Double The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 21)
90 Every Hour On The Hour
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 22)
46 Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 23)
93 Caravan The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 24)
94 Riff 'n' Drill The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 25)
95 Things Ain't What They Used To Be The Treasury Shows Vol. 14, Disk Two (Track 26)


October 27, 1945
"Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at Radio City Music Hall, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
95 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 1)
94 Audio
Johnny Come Lately The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 2)
94 Audio
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 3)
93 Audio
I'll Buy That Dream The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 4)
95 Audio
Stomp, Look And Listen The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 5)
96 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 6)
94 Audio
The Wonder Of You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 7)
42 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 8)
40 Audio
Joshua Fit The Battle
Vocal by The Golden Gate Quartet
The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 9)
40 Audio
The General Jumped At Dawn
Vocal by The Golden Gate Quartet
The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 10)
94 Audio
Mood To Be Wooed The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 11)
94 Audio
Three Cent Stomp The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 12)
46 Audio
Yesterdays
Vocal by Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 13)
44 Audio
Bond Promo
Announcement by Duke Ellington
The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 14)
94 Audio
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 15)
94 Audio
Stompy Jones The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 16)
93 Audio
Things Ain't What They Used To Be The Treasury Shows Vol. 15, Disk 1 (Track 17)


October 28, 1945
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Zanzibar Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 Audio
Things Ain't What They Used To Be The Treasury Shows, Vol. 6, Disk 1 (Track 18)
94 Audio
In A Mellow Tone The Treasury Shows, Vol. 6, Disk 1 (Track 19)
96 Audio
The Wonder Of You
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 6, Disk 1 (Track 20)
92 Audio
Riff 'n' Drill The Treasury Shows, Vol. 6, Disk 1 (Track 21)
94 Audio
The Last Time I Saw You The Treasury Shows, Vol. 6, Disk 1 (Track 22)
92 Audio
How Deep Is The Ocean The Treasury Shows, Vol. 6, Disk 2 (Track 1)
94 Audio
Riff Staccato
Vocal by Joya Sherrill
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 6, Disk 2 (Track 2)
92 Audio
Every Hour On The Hour
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 6, Disk 2 (Track 3)
93 Audio
Harlem Air Shaft The Treasury Shows, Vol. 6, Disk 2 (Track 4)


October 29, 1945
MBS Radio Broadcast from the Zanzibar Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
93 Take The "A" Train Zanzibar Restaurant
93 Stompy Jones Zanzibar Restaurant
94 I'd Do It All Over Again Zanzibar Restaurant
93 A Door Will Open Zanzibar Restaurant
92 It Don't Mean A Thing
Vocal by Taft Jordan
Zanzibar Restaurant
94 Frantic Fantasy Zanzibar Restaurant
93 Blue Skies Zanzibar Restaurant
94 Everything But You Zanzibar Restaurant


October/November 1945
Radio Broadcast from the Zanzibar Restaurant, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 Audio
Jumpin' Punkins The Treasury Shows, Vol. 3, Disk 1 (Track 20)
92 Audio
A Door Will Open The Treasury Shows, Vol. 3, Disk 1 (Track 21)
93 Audio
West Indian Dance The Treasury Shows, Vol. 3, Disk 1 (Track 22)
93 Audio
I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues
Vocal by Al Hibbler, Kay Davis
The Treasury Shows, Vol. 3, Disk 1 (Track 23)
95 Audio
Jack The Bear The Treasury Shows, Vol. 3, Disk 1 (Track 24)
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