Episode #231 – Happy Birthday Sir Duke

State Controlled Radio Episode #231
Happy Birthday Sir Duke Ellington [04.29.1899-05.24.1974]
April 30, 2011

1) The Duke Steps Out/Duke Ellington’s Orchestra (78 rpm single) (09.16.29)
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) Sir Duke/Stevie Wonder (from Songs In The Key Of Life) (09.26.76)
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) East St. Louis Toodle-Oo/Duke Ellington and His Washingtonians (78 rpm single) (03.22.27)
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) Washington Wabble [take 1]/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (78 rpm single) (10.06.27)
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) Black And Tan Fantasy/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (78 rpm single) (10.26.27)
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) Creole Love Call/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (78 rpm single) (10.26.27)
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) Doin’ The Voom Voom [take 1]/Duke Ellington and His Cotton Club Orchestra (78 rpm single) (01.16.29)
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) Take It Easy/The Washingtonians (78 rpm single) (03.21.28)
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) The Mooche/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (78 rpm single) (10.01.28)
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) A Nite At The Cotton Club Part 1 with Cotton Club Stomp & Misty Morning/Duke Ellington and His Cotton Club Orchestra (78 rpm single) (04.12.29)
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) A Nite At The Cotton Club Part 2 with Goin’ To Town, Harmonica Interlude & Freeze And Melt/Duke Ellington and His Cotton Club Orchestra (78 rpm single) (04.12.29)
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) Blue Bubbles [take 1]/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (78 rpm single) (12.19.27)
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) Diga Diga Doo/Duke Ellington and His Cotton Club Orchestra (78 rpm single) (11.15.28)
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) Three Little Words/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (78 rpm single) (08.20.30)
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) Ring Dem Bells/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (78 rpm single) (08.20.30)
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) Blue Again/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (78 rpm single) (08.20.30)
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) Mood Indigo/The Jungle Band (78 rpm single) (10.17.30)
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) Rockin’ In Rhythm/The Harlem Footwarmers (78 rpm single) (01.08.31)
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) Black Beauty/Duke Ellington and His Cotton Club Orchestra (78 rpm single) (03.26.28)
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) Creole Rhapsody Part 1 & 2/The Jungle Band (78 rpm single) (01.20.31)
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) Limehouse Blues/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (78 rpm single) (06.16.31)
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) It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)/Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra (78 rpm single) (02.02.32)
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) Sophisticated Lady/Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra (78 rpm single) (05.16.33)
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) Symphony In Black/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra with Billie Holiday (from Symphony In Black film) (10.34)
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) Solitude/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (78 rpm single) (09.13.34)
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) Echoes Of Harlem/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (78 rpm single) (02.27.36)
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) Caravan/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (78 rpm single) (05.14.37)
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) Back Room Romp/Rex Stewart and His Fifty-Second Street Stompers (78 rpm single) (07.07.37)
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) Ko-Ko/Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra (from The Blanton-Webster Band) (03.06.40)
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) Never No Lament/Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra (from The Blanton-Webster Band) (05.04.40)
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) Cotton Tail/Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra (from The Blanton-Webster Band) (05.04.40)
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) Jump For Joy [excerpts]/Duke Ellington (from KFI Studio Broadcast) (09.01.41)
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) Take The “A’ Train/Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra (from The Blanton-Webster Band) (02.15.41)
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) Satin Doll/Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra (78 rpm single) (04.06.53)
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) Star Spangled Banner/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (from Ellington At Newport) (07.07.56)
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) Rain Check/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (from …And His Mother Called Him Bill) (08.30.67)
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) Isfahan [alternate take]/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (from The Duke Ellington Centennial Edition) (12.20.66)
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) Diminuendo In Blue and Crescendo In Blue/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (from Ellington At Newport) (07.07.56)
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) Come Sunday/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (from Black, Brown And Beige) (02.04.58)
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) In A Sentimental Mood/Duke Ellington and John Coltrane (from Duke Ellington and John Coltrane) (09.26.62)
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) Jeep’s Blues/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (from Hot Summer Dance) (07.22.60)
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) Wabash Blues/Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges (from Back To Back) (02.20.59)
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) Tourist Point Of View/Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (from The Far East Suite) (12.19.66)
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) Black Beauty/Duke Ellington Group (from Reminiscing In Tempo) (07.14.60)
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) East St. Louis Toodle-Oo/Steely Dan (from Pretzel Logic) (03.74)