Duke Ellington And His Orchestra ‎– In A Mellotone

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RCA Victor ‎– LPM-1364, RCA Victor ‎– LPM 1364
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A1 Take The "A" Train
Soloist – Ray Nance, Rex StewartWritten-By – Strayhorn*
A2 A Portrait Of Bert Williams
Soloist – Barney Bigard, Rex Stewart, Tricky Sam Nanton
A3 Main Stem
Soloist [Solos] – Barney Bigard, Ben Webster, Johnny Hodges, Lawrence Brown, Ray Nance, Rex Stewart, Tricky Sam Nanton
A4 Just A-Settin' And A-Rockin'
Soloist – Barney Bigard, Ben Webster, Ray Nance, Tricky Sam*Written By – Ellington-StrayhornWritten-By – Strayhorn*
A5 I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
Soloist [Instrumental Solo Comments] – Johnny HodgesVocals – Ivy Anderson*Written By – Webster-EllingtonWritten-By – Webster*
A6 Perdido
Soloist – Ben Webster, Harry Carney, Ray Nance, Rex StewartWritten-By – Tizol*
A7 Blue Serge
Soloist [Principal] – Ben Webster, Duke*, Tricky Sam*Written-By – M. Ellington*
A8 The Flaming Sword
Soloist – Cootie Williams, Juan Tizol, Tricky Sam*
B1 In A Mellotone
Soloist [Chief] – Cootie Williams, Johnny Hodges
B2 Cotton Tail
Soloist – Ben Webster, Cootie Williams, Harry Carney
B3 I Don't Know What Kind Of Blues I Got
Soloist – Barney Bigard, Ben Webster, Lawrence BrownVocals – Herb Jeffries
B4 Rumpus In Richmond
Soloist – Barney Bigard, Cootie Williams, Joe Nanton
B5 All Too Soon
Soloist – Ben Webster, Lawrence BrownWritten By – Sigman-EllingtonWritten-By – Sigman*
B6 Sepia Panorama
Soloist – Cootie Williams, Ellington*, Harry Carney, Jimmy Blanton
B7 Rocks In My Bed
Bass – Jimmy BryantSoloist – Barney Bigard, Duke*, Johnny HodgesVocals – Ivy Anderson*
B8 What Am I Here For?
Soloist – Ben Webster, Duke*, Rex Stewart, Tricky Sam*

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Liner Notes by Nat Hentoff © by Radio Corporation of America, 1956.

Tracks A1, A7 recorded February 15, 1941.
Track A2 recorded May 28, 1940.
Track A3 recorded June 26, 1942.
Track A4 recorded June 5, 1941.
Track A5 recorded June 26, 1941 (from the musical production "Jump For Joy").
Track A6 recorded January 21, 1942.
Track A8 recorded October 17, 1940.
Track B1 recorded September 5, 1940.
Track B2 recorded May 4, 1940.
Track B3 recorded December 2, 1941.
Tracks B4, B5 recorded July 22, 1940.
Track B6 recorded July 24, 1940.
Track B7 recorded September 26, 1941 (from the musical production "Jump For Joy").
Track B8 recorded February 26, 1942.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, stamped): G2 JP6672-5S A4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, stamped): G2 JP6673-6S A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1, stamped, Variant 2): G2 JP 6672-5S I A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2, stamped, Variant 2): G2 JP 6673-5S I A1
  • Matrix / Runout: "I" stamped into both sides.

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
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, RE, Mono) RCA Victor LPM-1364 Scandinavia Unknown 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
LPM-1364, LPM 1364 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra In A Mellotone(LP, Comp, Mono) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LPM-1364, LPM 1364 Canada 1956 Sell This Version

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