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A date with the Duke




Two labels have a serie named "A date with the Duke" : CARACOL and FAIRMONT RECORDS

Caracol

A DATE WITH THE DUKE 1945
(30 cm CARACOL / 433)

Toledo, Ohio, Usa - June 9, 1945

Blue is the night / Solid old man / Can't you read between the lines / Hop skip jump / The kissing bug / I ain't got nothing but the blues / Teardrops in the rain / I miss your kiss / The blue cluster (Diminuendo in blue - Rocks in my bed - Crescendo in blue ) / C jam blues.

A DATE WITH THE DUKE 1945
(30 cm CARACOL / 434)

Evansvile, Indiana, Etats-Unis - June 16, 1945

Indiana / On the sunny side of the street / Cotton tail / Johnny come lately / The wish I wish tonight / Jumpin' punkins.

Akron, Ohio, Etats-Unis - June 23, 1945

Jump for joy / I should care / Tootin' through the roof / What am I here for / Body and soul / Stompy Jones.

A DATE WITH THE DUKE 1943 - 1944
(30 cm CARACOL / 435)

Hurricane Club, New York - 1943 to June, 1944

G.I. jive / Too much in love / Cabin in the sky / Brazil Lilou / Oh, baby, please stop / Designed for jivin' / Sweet Georgia brown / Fickle flint / Unkown title / Tea for two / How blue can is the night / My honey's loving arms / Jump for joy / On the Alamo / Jumpin' frog jump.


CARACOL 436/437 - See CARNEGIE HALL CONCERTS


A DATE WITH THE DUKE 1945
(30 cm CARACOL / 438)

Battle Creek, Newark, Boston & New York - April to July, 1945

Blues on the double / Way low / Jack the bear / On the Alamo / Three cent stomp / Sentimental journey / Subtle slough / Downbeat shuffle / Metronome all out / Blutopia / Candy / Riff staccato / Stomp look and listen.

Fairmont Records

A DATE WITH THE DUKE volume 2 - 1945-46
(30 cm FAIRMONT RECORDS / FA 1002) Usa

Included in THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 4

Paradise Theatre, Detroit - May19, 1945

Subtle slough / C jam blues.

Regal Theatre, Chicago - May 26, 1945

Suddenly it jumped / Candy / A friend of yours / Kissing bug / Hollywood hangover / Laura / In the shade of the old apple tree / Frankie and Johnny / Midriff / My honey's lovin' arms.

A DATE WITH THE DUKE volume 3 - 1945-46
(30 cm FAIRMONT RECORDS / FA 1003) Usa

Battle Creek - June 2, 1945

Mood to be wooed / Jack the bear / Way low / Blues on the double / Summertime / Come Sunday - Light (Worksong) / On the Alamo / Carnegie blues / Otto, make that riff staccato / Blues skies / Things ain't what they used to be (closing theme).

A DATE WITH THE DUKE volume 4 - 1945-46
(30 cm FAIRMONT RECORDS / FA 1004) Usa

Toledo, Usa - June 9, 1945

Blue is the night / Can't you read between the lines / Hop, skip and jump / Solid old man / I ain't got nothin' but the blues / I miss your kiss / Diminuendo in blue - Rocks in my bed - Crescendo in blue / Teardrops in the rain / My little brown book / C jam blues

A DATE WITH THE DUKE volume 6 - 1945-46
(30 cm FAIRMONT RECORDS / FA 1008) Usa

Palace Theatre, Akron - June 23, 1945

Jump for joy / All at once / Koko / I should care / Go 'way blues / Tootin' through the roof / Every hour on the hour / Blue belles of Harlem / Body and soul / What am I here for / Warm valley / Stompy Jones.

A DATE WITH THE DUKE volume 7 - 1945-46
(30 cm FAIRMONT RECORDS / FA 1009) Usa

Apollo Theatre, New York - June 30, 1945

Caravan / Fickle fling / Honeysuckle rose / Daydream / One o'clock jump / Chelsea bridge - I want something to live for - My little brown book / Otto, play that riff staccato / Carnegie blues / Old king Doojie.

Radio City, New York - July 7, 1945

Blue belles of Harlem / I'm beginning to see th light.

A DATE WITH THE DUKE volume 8 - 1945-46
(30 cm FAIRMONT RECORDS / FA 1010) Usa

Radio City, New York - July 7, 1945

Medley : Diminuendo in blue - Carnegie blues - Crescendo in blue / The Perfume suite : Balcony serenade - Strange feeling - Coloratura / Hollywood hangover.

New York - October 13, 1945

Times a wasting / Every hour on the hour / Hollywood hangover / Autumn serenade / Hop, skip and jump.