Duke Ellington ‎– Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies

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RCA Red Seal ‎– CBL2-4053
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Overture: Things Ain't What They Used To Be; Sophisticated Lady; Perdido (3:35)
A1a Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Composed By – Mercer Ellington
A1b Sophisticated Lady
A1c Perdido
Composed By – Juan Tizol
A2 I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter
Vocals – Gregg Burge, Hinton Battle
2:11
A3 Music Is A Woman
Lyrics By – John GuareVocals – Gregory Hines, Judith Jamison
1:42
A4 The Mooche
Composed By – Duke Ellington, Irving Mills
2:43
A5 Hit Me With A Hot Note And Watch Me Bounce
Lyrics By – Don GeorgeVocals – Terri Klausner
2:44
Love You Madly; Perdido
Vocals – Hinton Battle, Judith Jamison
(3:07)
A6a Love You Madly
A6b Perdido
Composed By – Juan TizolLyrics By – Ervin Drake, Hans Lengsfelder
A7 Fat And Forty (You're My Meat)
Composed By – Skeets TolbertVocals – P.J. Benjamin
1:57
A8 It Don't Mean A Thing
Lyrics By – Irving MillsVocals – Phyllis Hyman
3:41
B1 Bli-Blip
Lyrics By – Duke Ellington, Sid KullerVocals – P.J. Benjamin, Terri Klausner
2:03
B2 Cotton Tail 2:44
B3 Take The "A" Train
Composed By – Billy StrayhornVocals – Gregory Hines, Phyllis Hyman
3:26
B4 Solitude
Lyrics By – Eddie Delange, Irving MillsVocals – Priscilla Baskerville
3:21
Don't Get Around Much Any More; I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart (1:56)
B5a Don't Get Around Much Any More
Lyrics By – Bob RussellVocals – Gregory Hines
B5b I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Lyrics By – Henry Nemo, Irving Mills, John Redmond (2)Vocals – Judith Jamison
B6 Caravan
Composed By – Duke Ellington, Juan TizolLyrics By – Irving MillsVocals – Gregg Burge
3:00
B7 Something To Live For
Composed By – Billy Strayhorn, Duke EllingtonVocals – Gregory Hines
3:53
B8 Rockin' In Rhythm
Composed By – Duke Ellington, Harry Carney, Irving Mills
2:31
C1 In A Sentimental Mood
Lyrics By – Irving Mills, Manny KurtzVocals – Phyllis Hyman
3:25
C2 I'm Beginning To See The Light
Composed By – Don George, Duke Ellington, Harry James (2), Johnnie Hodges*Vocals – Gregory Hines, Judith Jamison
3:02
Satin Doll; Just Squeeze Me (3:19)
C3a Satin Doll
Lyrics By – Billy Strayhorn, Johnny MercerVocals – P.J. Benjamin
C3b Just Squeeze Me
Lyrics By – Lee GainesVocals – Terri Klausner
C4 Dancers In Love 2:16
C5 Drop Me Off In Harlem
Lyrics By – Nick KennyVocals – Gregg Burge, Gregory Hines, Hinton Battle, P.J. Benjamin, Priscilla Baskerville
3:15
C6 Echoes Of Harlem 3:39
C7 I'm Just A Lucky So-And-So
Lyrics By – Mack DavidVocals – Gregory Hines
2:12
C8 Hey Baby
Vocals – P.J. Benjamin
1:52
D1 Imagine My Frustration
Composed By – Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, Gerald WilsonVocals – Terri Klausner
2:23
D2 Kinda Dukish
Vocals – Gregory Hines
2:27
I'm Checking Out Goombye, Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me (1:24)
D3a I'm Checking Out Goombye
Composed By – Billy Strayhorn, Duke EllingtonVocals – Phyllis Hyman
D3b Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me
Lyrics By – Bob RussellVocals – Gregory Hines
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good; Mood Indigo (5:28)
D4a I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Lyrics By – Paul Francis WebsterVocals – Phyllis Hyman
D4b Mood Indigo
Composed By – Albany Bigard, Duke Ellington, Irving MillsVocals – Terri Klausner
D5 Sophisticated Lady
Lyrics By – Irving Mills, Mitchell ParishVocals – Gregory Hines
3:08
D6 It Don't Mean A Thing (Reprise)
Vocals – Gregory Hines
2:26

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Notes

Original Broadway Cast Recording made in RCA's studies in March 1981.

Music and lyrics are by Duke Ellington unless otherwise noted.

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  • Barcode: 0 7863-54053-1

Other Versions (5 of 8) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
Abl14693 Duke Ellington Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies(2xLP, Album) RCA Red Seal Abl14693 US 1981 Sell This Version
BL 84053 (2) Duke Ellington Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies(2xLP, Album) RCA BL 84053 (2) Europe 1983 Sell This Version
BL-04053 (2) Duke Ellington Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies(2xLP, Album, RE) RCA BL-04053 (2) Spain 1982 Sell This Version
BG2 56208 Duke Ellington Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies(CD, Album, Club, CRC) BMG Classics BG2 56208 US 1992 Sell This Version
CBL2-4053 Duke Ellington Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies(2xLP, Album, Ind) RCA Red Seal CBL2-4053 US 1981 Sell This Version

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Jobirobson

Jobirobson

October 9, 2015
I Have the DJ WL Promo. It Has Special DJ Copy For Programming Strip and it's a single LP ! DJL1-4061. Back of the LP says for promotion only/not for sale