Duke Ellington And His Orchestra ‎– Piano In The Background

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Columbia ‎– COL 512919 2, Legacy ‎– 5129192000
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1 Happy Go Lucky Local
Written-By – B.Strayhorn*
3:00
2 What Am I Here For 4:07
Medley
Written-By – H.Carney*, I.Mills*
(5:50)
3-1 Kinda Dukish
3-2 Rockin' In Rhythm
4 Perdido
Written-By – J.Tizol*
6:45
5 I'm Beginning To See The Light
Written-By – D.George*, H.James*, J.Hodges*
2:03
6 Midriff
Written-By – B.Strayhorn*
4:20
7 It Don't Mean A Thing
Written-By – Mills*
4:26
8 Main Stem 4:09
9 Take The "A" Train
Written-By – B.Strayhorn*
5:28
Bonus Tracks
10 Lullaby Of Birdland
Written-By – George Shearing
5:22
11 The Wailer
Written-By – G.Wilson*
4:25
12 Dreamy Sort Of Thing
Written-By – B Strayhorn*
3:55
13 Lullaby Of Birdland (Alternate Take)
Written-By – G.Shearing*
5:26
14 Harlem Air Shaft 4:03

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Notes

All compositions by Duke Ellington unless otherwise indicated
Ⓟ Ⓒ 2004 Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.
"Legacy" and "L" are trasemarks of Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.

Label/Cat# variations on release:
- Spine: Columbia/Legacy 512919 2
- Frontcover: Columbia
- Rear Cover & Disc: Columbia/Legacy COL 512919 2/5129192000

- Tracks 1 to 9: originally issued on "Piano In The Background" (Columbia)
- Tracks 10 to 13: originally issued on "Duke 56/62" - Volume 2 (French CBS)
- Track 14: previously unissued

Tracks 10 to 14 Bonus tracks (previously unissued on CD)

Recording Information:
- Tracks 4, 5: Recorded At Radio Recorders, LA on May 31, 1960
- Track 7: Recorded At Radio Recorders, LA on June 2, 1960
- Tracks 3-1, 3-2, 10, 12, 13 Recorded At Radio Recorders, LA June 20, 1960
- Track 8: Recorded At Radio Recorders, LA on June 22, 1960
- Tracks 6, 9: Recorded At Radio Recorders, LA on June 28, 1960
- Track 2: Recorded At Radio Recorders, LA on June 29, 1960
- Tracks 11, 1: Recorded At Radio Recorders, LA on June 30, 1960
- Track 14: Recorded At Columbia Studiods, LA on March 3, 1961

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 0997751 291923
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L553
  • Matrix / Runout: Sony Music 55129192000-0101 13
  • Rights Society: BIEM SACEM / SACD / SCDL / SDRM
  • Label Code: LC 00162

Other Versions (5 of 22) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CL 1546 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Piano In The Background(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia CL 1546 US 1960 Sell This Version
B 47087 L, BBL. 7460 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Piano In The Background(LP, Album, Mono) Philips, Philips B 47087 L, BBL. 7460 UK 1960 Sell This Version
KLL 1718 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Piano In The Background(LP, Album, Mono) Coronet (2) KLL 1718 New Zealand 1962 Sell This Version
CBS 84418 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Piano In The Background(LP, Album, RE) CBS CBS 84418 France 1980 Sell This Version
COL 468404 2, 468404 2 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Piano In The Background(CD, Album, RE) Columbia, Columbia COL 468404 2, 468404 2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version

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