Duke Ellington ‎– Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies

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RCA ‎– BL-04053 (2)
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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 – Ellington*, Mercer*
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 Hote 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 Echos 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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