The May 1951 Duke Ellington Discography



May 3, 1951
MBS Television Broadcast as "The Kreisler Bandstand", New York, New York
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85 Take The "A" Train Birdland, NYC MBS Radio Broadcast
86 Take The "A" Train 2 Great Concerts 1952/1965 (Track 1)
53 Something To Live For
Vocal by Thelma Carpenter
2 Great Concerts (Festival 2LP) (Side 1, Track 3)
87 Caravan 2 Great Concerts 1952/1965 (Track 2)
63 I Got It Bad
Vocal by Avon Long
Hooray For Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 4)
66 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Vocal by Thelma Carpenter
2 Great Concerts 1952/1965 (Track 3)
86 V.I.P.'s Boogie 2 Great Concerts 1952/1965 (Track 9a)
84 Jam With Sam 2 Great Concerts 1952/1965 (Track 9b)
85 Take The "A" Train Birdland, NYC MBS Radio Broadcast


May 4, 1951?
WMCA Radio Broadcast from Birdland, New York, New York
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89 Take The "A" Train WMCA Radio Broadcast from Birdland in New York City
91 V.I.P.'s Boogie He's Mr. Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 1a)
89 Jam With Sam He's Mr. Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 1b)
93 Frustration He's Mr. Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 2)
89 Sultry Serenade He's Mr. Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 3)
85 Sophisticated Lady He's Mr. Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 4)
86 Take The "A" Train WMCA Radio Broadcast from Birdland in New York City
88 Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
Vocal by Ray Nance
He's Mr. Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (Side 2, Track 1)
88 Air Conditioned Jungle He's Mr. Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (Side 2, Track 2)
90 Coloratura He's Mr. Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (Side 2, Track 3)
90 Solitude
Vocal by Al Hibbler
He's Mr. Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (Side 2, Track 4)
55 Skin Deep He's Mr. Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (Side 2, Track 5)
83 Perdido He's Mr. Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (Side 2, Track 6)
88 Take The "A" Train WMCA Radio Broadcast from Birdland in New York City


May 10, 1951
Studio Session for CBS, New York, New York
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94 You
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Fancy Dan The Complete Duke Ellington 1947-1952 (CBS 66607) (Side 8, Track 1) Columbia 39428
Columbia DD 560
94 You
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The Hawk Talks Duke's Mixture/At the Bal Masque (Track 2) Columbia 39428
Columbia D.C. 573
Columbia DD 560
94 You
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V.I.P.'s Boogie Duke's Mixture/At the Bal Masque (Track 5) Columbia 39670
Columbia SGD 4
93 You
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Jam With Sam The Complete Duke Ellington 1947-1952 (CBS 66607) (Side 8, Track 4) Columbia 39670
Columbia SGD 4
64 You
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Monologue
Vocal by Duke Ellington
The Essential Collection 1927-1962, Disk 2 (Track 19) Columbia 39496


May 18, 1951
Studio Session for Mercer, New York, New York
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Swamp Drum Louie Bellson/Sticks On Fire! (Track 6)
94 You
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Sultry Serenade Louie Bellson/Sticks On Fire! (Track 7)
93 You
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Indian Summer The Johnny Hodges/Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn All-Stars (Track 23)
84 You
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Britt and Butter Blues The Johnny Hodges/Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn All-Stars (Track 22)


May 24, 1951
Studio Session for CBS, New York, New York
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95 You
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Ting-A-Ling The Complete Duke Ellington 1947-1952 (CBS 66607) (Side 8, Track 6)
95 You
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Eighth Veil The Complete Duke Ellington 1947-1952 (CBS 66607) (Side 8, Track 7) Columbia 39496
Columbia DD 561
93 You
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Brown Betty Jazz Edition Quadromania The "C" Jam Blues (CD 4, Track 7)