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THE ESSENTIAL DUKE ELLINGTON - NOVEMBER 1924 to MARCH 14TH 1927
(30 cm VJM - The living history of Jazz / VLP 71) UK

November, 1924 to March 14, 1927



Choo choo / Rainy nights / I'm gonna hang around my sugar / Trombone blues / Georgia grind / Parlor social stomp / (You've got those) Wanna-go-back-again blues / If you can't hold the man you love / Animal crackers / Li'l Farina / East Saint-Louis toodle-Oo / Birmingham breakdown / Immigration blues / The creeper (2 versions) / New Orleans lowdown / Song of the cotton field / Birmingham breakdown / East Saint-Louis toodle-Oo.

THE ESSENTIAL DUKE ELLINGTON - MARCH 22nd 1927 to DECEMBER 19th 1927
(30 cm VJM - The living history of Jazz / VLP 72) UK

March 2 to December 19, 1927



East Saint-Louis toodle-Oo / Hop head / Down in our alley blues / Black and tan fantasy / Soliloquy / Whashington wobble / Creole love call / The blues I love to sing / Black and tan fantasy / Washington wobble / What can a poor fellow do ? / Black and tan fantasy (2 takes) / Chicago stomp down / Harlem river quiver (2 takes) / East Saint-Louis toodle-Oo / Blue bubbles (2 takes).

THE ESSENTIAL DUKE ELLINGTON - DECEMBER 29th 1927 to OCTOBER 1st 1928
(30 cm VJM - The living history of Jazz / VLP 73) UK

December 27, 1927 to October 1st, 1928



Red hot band / Doin' the frog / Sweet mama (Papa's gettin' mad) / Stack O'lee blues / Bugle call rag / Take it easy / Jubilee stomp / Harlem twist / Take it easy / Black beauty (2 takes) / Jubilee stomp / Got everything but you / Yellow dog blues / Tishomingo blues / Diga diga doo / Doin' the new lowdown / Black beauty / Swampy river / The mooche.

THE ESSENTIAL DUKE ELLINGTON - OCTOBER 1st 1928 to JANUARY 8th 1929
(30 cm VJM - The living history of Jazz / VLP 74) UK

October 1st, 1928 to January 8, 1929

Move over / Hot and bothered / The mooche / Hot and bothered / Move over / The mooche / Louisiana / Awful sad / The mooche / I can't give you anything but love / No, Papa, no / Bandanna babies / Diga diga doo / I must have that man / The blues with a feelin' / Goin' to town / Misty mornin' / Hottentot / Misty mornin'.

THE ESSENTIAL DUKE ELLINGTON - JANUARY 8th to APRIL 4th 1929
(30 cm VJM - The living history of Jazz / VLP 75) UK

January 8 to April 4, 1929

Tiger rag (part 1) / Tiger rag (part 1 alternate) / Tiger rag (part 2) / Flaming youth / Saturday night function / High life / Doin' the voom voom / Japanese dream / Harlemania / Rent party blues / Paducah / Harlem flat blues / The dicty glide / Hot feet / Sloppy Joe / Stevedore stomp / Saragota swing / Who said "it's tight like that" ? / I must have that man / Freeze and melt.