Duke Ellington And His Orchestra ‎– In A Mellotone

RCA ‎– RD-27134, RCA ‎– RD.27134
Vinyl, LP, Compilation

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Take The "A" Train
Written-By – Strayhorn*
A2 A Portrait Of Bert Williams
Written-By – Ellington*
A3 Main Stem
Written-By – Ellington*
A4 Just A-Settin' And A-Rockin'
Written-By – Strayhorn*, Ellington*
A5 I Got It Bad And That Ain't No Good
Written-By – Ellington*, Webster*
A6 Perdido
Written-By – Tizol*
A7 Blue Serge
Written-By – Mercer Ellington
A8 The Flaming Sword
Written-By – Ellington*
B1 In A Mellotone
Written-By – Duke Ellington
B2 Cotton Tail
Written-By – Duke Ellington
B3 I Don't Know What Kind Of Blues I Got
Written-By – Duke Ellington
B4 Rumpus In Richmond
Written-By – Duke Ellington
B5 All Too Soon
Written-By – Sigman*, Ellington*
B6 Sepia Panorama
Written-By – Ellington*
B7 Rocks In My Bed
Written-By – Ellington*
B8 What Am I Here For?
Written-By – Ellington*

Companies, etc.



First catalog # on sleeve, 2nd on labels.
Recorded: Hollywood, May 4, 1940 (B2); Chicago, May 28, 1940 (A2); New York City, July 22, 1940 (B4, B5); Chicago, September 5, 1940 (B1, B6); New York City, October 17, 1940 (A8); Chicago, December 28, 1940 (A1, A7); Hollywood, June 5, 1941 (A4); Hollywood, June 26, 1941 (A5); Hollywood, September 26, 1941 (B7); Hollywood, December 2, 1941 (B3); Chicago, January 21, 1942 (A6); New York City, February 26, 1942 (B8); Hollywood, June 26, 1942 (A3).
On rear sleeve: © Decca Records Ltd., London, 1959. Product of The Decca Record Company, Limited, London. Made from master recording of RCA. Printed in England E.J.D. 3/60 ®. Laminated with 'Clarifoil' made by British Celanese Limited.
On labels: Made in Great Britain. Master Recording of Radio Corporation of America.
Comes in laminated front sleeve with flipbacks.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BIEM
  • Rights Society: NCB
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix label side A [inverted]): G2JP-6672
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix label side B [inverted]): G2JP-6673
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A stamped): G2JP-6672-1B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B stamped): G2JP-6673-1B
  • Other (UK Purchase Tax Code, on label both sides): E/T

Other Versions (5 of 20) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
LPM-1364, LPM 1364 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra In A Mellotone(LP, Comp, Mono, Ind) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LPM-1364, LPM 1364 US 1956 Sell This Version
KLVP 184 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra In A Mellotone(LP, Comp) Vik KLVP 184 Italy Unknown Sell This Version
RA-5040 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra In A Mellotone(LP, Comp) Victor RA-5040 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
LPM-1364 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra In A Mellotone(LP, Comp, Mono) RCA Victor LPM-1364 US 1956 Sell This Version
74321 13029 2 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra In A Mellotone(CD, Comp, Mono, RE) RCA Victor, BMG Entertainment 74321 13029 2 Germany 1993 Sell This Version