Duke Ellington And His Orchestra ‎– Ellington Uptown

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Columbia ‎– ML 4639, Columbia Masterworks ‎– ML 4639
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Repress, Mono, Bridgeport Pressing
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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Skin Deep
Featuring, Drums – Louis BellsonWritten-By – L. Bellson*
A2 The Mooche
Written-By – Ellington*, I. Mills*
A3 Take The "A" Train
Vocals – Betty Roche*Written-By – Strayhorn*
B1 A Tone Parallel To Harlem (The Harlem Suite)
Written-By – Ellington*
B2 Perdido
Written-By – E. Drake*, Lenk*, Tizol*

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Notes

This version released on Grey/Black 6 eye labels. Some rear covers have a "4" in a black diamond on upper right. (See image.)

Originally issued in 1951 with a green label Ellington Uptown

"Nonbreakable"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A - Label): x"Lp" 12852
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B - Label): x"Lp" 12853
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A - (Variation 1) Runout Stamped): XLP12852-2E. ☆
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B - (Variation 1) Runout Stamped): XLP12853-1C.
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A - (Variation 2) Runout Stamped): XLP12852-2J ☆ IIIAA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B - (Variation 2) Runout Stamped): XLP12853-1AB AIIIAI
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A - (Variation 3) Runout Stamped): XLP12852-1C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B - (Variation 3) Same as Var. 1 with centered 'dot' after C): XLP12853-1C⸱
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A - (Variation 4) Runout Stamped): XLP12852-2E. ☆
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B - (Variation 4) Runout Stamped): XLP12853-1AF.
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Stamped Into Label): ] 111
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Stamped Into Label): I ]1 ] ¢ I 7
  • Pressing Plant ID (Both Sides Stamped): .

Other Versions (5 of 47) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ML 4639 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Ellington Uptown(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia, Columbia Masterworks ML 4639 US 1951 Sell This Version
CBS 460830 1 Duke Ellington Ellington Uptown(LP, Album, Mono, RE, RM) CBS CBS 460830 1 Europe 1988 Sell This Version
ML 4639 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Ellington Uptown(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia, Columbia Masterworks ML 4639 US 1951 Sell This Version
20AP 1437 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Ellington Uptown(LP, Album, Mono, RE) CBS/Sony 20AP 1437 Japan 1979 Sell This Version
CL 830 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Hi-Fi Ellington Uptown(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia CL 830 Canada 1956 Sell This Version

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jaygerland

jaygerland

January 24, 2017

It probably goes without saying but Louie Bellson's drum solo on Skin Deep is significant for several reasons. Definitely something that every music fan needs to hear. I own this version and it's just stellar.