album

The Essential Duke Ellington

35 songs (1 hour and 58 minutes) Released on January 1, 1987
Disc 1
1
East St. Louis Toodle-Oo
Duke Ellington & His Washingtonians
3:03
2
Black and Tan Fantasy
Duke Ellington & His Washingtonians
3:23
3
Take It Easy (Album Version)
Duke Ellington
2:34
4
Hot and Bothered
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
3:15
5
The Mooche
Mills' Ten Black Berries
3:21
6
Rockin' In Rhythm
Duke Ellington & His Harlem Footwarmers
3:14
8
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
3:08
9
Creole Love Call (Album Version)
Duke Ellington
3:11
10
Sophisticated Lady
Duke Ellington
3:14
11
Drop Me Off In Harlem
Duke Ellington
2:59
12
Solitude
Duke Ellington
3:11
13
In a Sentimental Mood
Duke Ellington
3:16
14
Back Room Romp (Album Version)
Rex Stewart & His 52nd St. Stompers
2:46
15
Clouds In My Heart (78rpm Version)
Barney Bigard & His Jazzopators
2:55
16
Echoes of Harlem
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
3:00
17
Caravan
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra
2:38
18
Blue Reverie (78rpm Version)
Cootie Williams & His Rug Cutters
2:53
19
Diminuendo In Blue (Album Version)
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra
2:43
20
Crescendo in Blue
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra
3:14
Disc 2
1
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
3:05
2
Pyramid (Album Version)
Duke Ellington & His Washingtonians
2:53
3
Prelude to a Kiss
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
2:56
4
Tired Socks (78rpm Version)
Johnny Hodges & His Orchestra
2:48
5
Mood Indigo
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra
2:39
6
Ko-Ko
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra
2:40
7
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Duke Ellington
3:16
8
Cotton Tail
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra, Ben Webster & Duke Ellington
3:09
9
Take the "A" Train
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra
2:54
10
Harlem Air-Shaft
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra & Duke Ellington
2:56
11
Do Nothin' 'Til You Hear from Me
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra
3:00
13
Perdido
Duke Ellington
8:20
14
Come Sunday (Album Version)
Duke Ellington
5:47
15
Jeep's Blues
Duke Ellington
4:39
16
Black Beauty (Album Version)
Duke Ellington
3:16
17
Arabesque Cookie (Album Version)
Duke Ellington
5:44