The Essential Duke Ellington [Sony] ()

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  1. East St. Louis Toodle-Oo
  2. Black and Tan Fantasy
  3. Take It Easy
  4. Hot and Bothered
  5. The Mooche
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  1. East St. Louis Toodle-Oo
  2. Black and Tan Fantasy
  3. Take It Easy
  4. Hot and Bothered
  5. The Mooche
  6. Rockin' in Rhythm
  7. Creole Rhapsody
  8. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
  9. Creole Love Call
  10. Sophisticated Lady
  11. Drop Me Off in Harlem
  12. Solitude
  13. In a Sentimental Mood
  14. Back Room Romp
  15. Clouds in My Heart
  16. Echoes of Harlem
  17. Caravan
  18. Blue Reverie
  19. Diminuendo in Blue
  20. Crescendo in Blue
  21. I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
  22. Pyramid
  23. Prelude to a Kiss
  24. Tired Socks
  25. Mood Indigo
  26. Ko Ko
  27. Don't Get Around Much Anymore
  28. Cotton Tail
  29. Take the "A" Train
  30. Harlem Air-Shaft
  31. Do Nothin' 'Til You Hear From Me
  32. Satin Doll
  33. Perdido
  34. Come Sunday
  35. Jeep's Blues
  36. Black Beauty
  37. Arabesque Cookie
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The Essential Duke Ellington, a two-CD set, differs from previous Columbia/Legacy Duke Ellington reissues in that the music is drawn not only from Sony's vaults but from BMG's vaults, too. Four selections are from the 1920s, 20 date from the 1930s, seven are from the 1940s, and the final six were recorded between 1950 and 1960. Is this an essential acquisition? Most Ellington collectors will already have all of these performances in more complete fashion, while general collectors should realize that this two-fer does not ...

The Essential Duke Ellington [Sony] 2005, Sony Music Distribution

UPC: 696998928121

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The Essential Duke Ellington [Sony]

UPC: 5099746714628

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