Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Duke's Place
5:51
2 I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
3:22
3 Don't Get Around Much Anymore
2:55
4 Prelude to a Kiss
3:46
5 Love You Madly
2:32
6 I Got It Bad
5:34
7 Brown-Skin Gal (In the Calico Gown)
5:04
8 Mood Indigo
4:12
9 What I Am Here For
4:15
10 In a Sentimental Mood
3:43
11 Squeeze Me
5:58
12 Sophisticated Lady
4:05
13 Take the 'A' Train
3:37
14 Solitude
3:37
15 Come Sunday
4:07
16 Caravan
4:19
17 The Creole Love Call
4:24
18 It Don't Mean a Thing
4:53

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (tracks 1, 5, 9, 15, 17)
Bobby Watson (American jazz alto saxophonist, composer, producer, and educator) (track 15)
Barney Bigard (1930) (track 8)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1930) (track 8)
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1931-08) (track 18)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1932) (track 12)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1934) (track 14)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1935) (track 10)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1937) (track 16)
Juan Tizol (1937) (track 16)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1938) (tracks 2, 4)
Billy Strayhorn (1939) (track 13)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1940) (track 3)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1941) (track 6)
lyricist:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 17)
Irving Mills (track 10)
Bill Katz (track 1)
Manny Kurtz (track 10)
Mitchell Parish (track 12)
Ruth Roberts (track 1)
Bob Thiele (track 1)
Irving Mills (1930) (track 8)
Irving Mills (1931) (track 18)
Eddie DeLange (1934) (track 14)
Irving Mills (1934) (track 14)
Irving Mills (1937) (track 16)
Irving Gordon (1938) (track 4)
Irving Mills (1938) (tracks 2, 4)
Henry Nemo (1938) (track 2)
John Redmond (House vocalist) (1938) (track 2)
Paul Francis Webster (1941) (track 6)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (1942) (track 3)
Joya Sherrill (1944) (track 13)
writer:
Eddie DeLange (track 14)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (tracks 7, 14)
Irving Mills (track 14)
Irving Mills (1932) (track 12)
publisher:
Duke Ellington Music (tracks 12, 16, 18)
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 18)
Famous Music Corporation (tracks 10, 12, 16)
J. R. Lafleur & Son Ltd. (tracks 4, 10, 14)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (track 10)
Mills Music, Inc. (tracks 12, 16)
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music) (track 13)
Sony/ATV Harmony (tracks 3, 16)
Tempo (Please do not use for release label) (track 13)
EMI Mills Music Inc. (1930) (track 8)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (1930) (track 8)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (1995-12-12 –) (track 16)
arrangements:
Caravan (arranged by Au) (track 16)
In a Sentimental Mood (for violin and piano, Logan) (track 10)
Solitude (for strings, Gould) (track 14)
has revision:
Take the “A” Train (Nikki Yanofsky version) (track 13)
is the basis for:
Swingy Thing (Solo Tenor Horn & Brass Band) (track 18)
later translated versions:
Je suis mordue (track 6)
later versions:
part of:
Sophisticated Ladies (1981 musical) (track 12)
recording of:
(In My) Solitude (track 14)
Caravan (track 16)
Come Sunday (track 15)
Creole Love Call (track 17)
Duke’s Place (track 1)
Love You Madly (track 5)
Mood Indigo (1930 jazz composition and song) (track 8)
Prelude to a Kiss (track 4)
Sophisticated Lady (track 12)
What Am I Here For (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 16)
version of:
"C" Jam Blues (track 1)
Never No Lament (track 3)
Take the “A” Train (initial instrumental version) (track 13)