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Also named Cottontail or Hot chocolate
(Duke Ellington)



ELLINGTON VERSIONS - 30
Date
Type
Album - Record
Label
1940 05 04 Studio THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1940
THE BLANTON-WEBSTER BAND
JAZZ ARCHIVES n° 216 : THE BEST OF DUKE ELLINGTON - THE GLORIOUS FORTIES
THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 10
CLASSICS
BLUEBIRD - RCA
EPM
RCA

1940 06 10 Radio THE BRITISH CONNECTION 1933 - 1940
THE RADIO YEARS 1940 - 45
JIVE RHAPSODY
JAZZ UNLIMITED
JAZZ UNLIMITED
MOON RECORDS

1940 11 07 Concert DUKE AT FARGO 1940 - SPECIAL 60TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
FARGO ENCORE...
STORYVILLE
JAZZ GUILD

1941 11 or 12 Soundie HARLEM ROOTS volume 1 - THE BIG BANDS (Hot chocolate) (various artists) (VHS) STORYVILLE

1943 01 23 Concert CARNEGIE HALL CONCERTS - JANUARY 1943 PRESTIGE

1943 12 11 Concert CARNEGIE HALL DECEMBER 11th 1943
LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL Dec. 11, 1943
EMBER
STORYVILLE

1945 06 16 Radio THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 6
A DATE WITH THE DUKE 1945
D.E.T.S.
CARACOL (Ref. 434)

1945 10 01 Radio THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 12 D.E.T.S.

1945 10 06 Radio THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 13 D.E.T.S.

1945 10 07 Radio THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 11 D.E.T.S.

1945 11 10 Radio THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 16
BROADWAY GALA
D.E.T.S.
GIANT OF JAZZ

1945 11 28 Radio THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 9 D.E.T.S.

1946 07 27 Radio THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 21 D.E.T.S.

1947 12 27 Concert CARNEGIE HALL CONCERTS - DECEMBER 1947 PRESTIGE

1948 11 13 Concert CARNEGIE HALL CONCERT 1948
CARNEGIE HALL - NOVEMBER 13, 1948
CARACOL
VINTAGE JAZZ CLASSICS

1949 02 Concert DUKE ELLINGTON AT THE HOLLYWOOD EMPIRE STORYVILLE

1950 10 03 Studio THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1950
GREAT TIMES ! PIANO DUETS
DUKE ELLINGTON AND THE ELLINGTONIANS
ARCHIVE OF JAZZ volume 31
CLASSICS
RIVERSIDE
VOGUE
BYG

1952 04 Concert FIRST ANNUAL TOUR OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST FOLKWAYS RECORDS

1953 02 09 Concert MINGUS CHEZ DUKE LA MAISON DU DUKE

1956 02 Studio THE BETHLEHEM YEARS volume 2
DUKE ELLINGTON PRESENTS - BIG BAND BOUNCE & BOOGIE
BETHLEHEM RECORDS
AFFINITY

1961 04 04 Studio THE GREAT REUNION - Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington
ECHOES OF AN ERA
MEMORIAL DUKE ELLINGTON
ROULETTE
ROULETTE
ROULETTE

1962 06 06 Studio THE PRIVATE COLLECTION volume 7 - STUDIO SESSIONS 1957 & 1962 SAJA RECORDS

1963 02 22 Studio JAZZ VIOLIN SESSION
THE (ALMOST) COMPLETE VIOLIN SESSION (master + alternate)
WOUNDED BIRD RECORDS
LA MAISON DU DUKE

1965 10 Studio ELLA AT DUKE'S PLACE VERVE

1966 02 07 Concert THE STOCKHOLM CONCERT, 1966 - Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington PABLO

1966 12 28 Concert THE PRIVATE COLLECTION volume 8 - STUDIO SESSIONS SAN FRANCISCO, CHICAGO, NEW YORK WEA

1967 07 01 Concert THE GREATEST JAZZ CONCERT IN THE WORLD (Ella Fitzgerald with Jimmy Jones Trio & Duke Ellington Orchestra) PABLO

1971 10 22 Concert TOGO BRAVA SUITE
THE ENGLISH CONCERT
THE ENGLISH CONCERTS - 1969 and 1971
UNITED ARTISTS
UNITED ARTISTS
SEQUEL JAZZ

1971 11 07 Concert THE DUKE ELLINGTON MASTERS - 1971 (DVD) QUANTUM LEAP

1973 01 08 Studio DUKE'S BIG 4 PABLO

REPRISES - OTHER VERSIONS - 47
Artist
Album
Date
Label
Musical SOPHISTICATED LADIES (CD) 1981 RCA

Harry ALLEN PLAYS ELLINGTION SONGS 1999 RCA VICTOR

John ALLRED & Wycliffe GORDON HEAD TO HEAD 2002 ARBORDS RECORDS

BARRELHOUSE JAZZBAND PLAYS DUKE ELLINGTON (medley) 1988 BELLAPHON

BASIE ORCHESTRA (without Count Basie) COUNT PLAYS DUKE 1998 MAMA

Bill BERRY FOR DUKE 1978 M & K REALTIME

Claude BOLLING PLAYS ELLINGTON MUSIC volume 1 1987 CBS

Dee Dee BRIDGEWATER DEAR ELLA 1997 VERVE

  LIVE AT YOSHI'S 1999 VERVE

David Budda BROOKS SMOOTH SAILING 1995 TCB

Kenny BURRELL JAZZMEN FROM DETROIT 1956 BYG

Patrick CABON AFRICAN FLOWER 2014 PEACH PROD

Bruno CANFORA TRIBUTE TO ELLINGTON 1977 TWILIGHT MUSIC

Kristen CORNWELL DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOUND OF LOVE 2012 PROVA RECORDS

DOODLIN' IN A MELLOW TONE 2012 KAZOO - LA FABRIQUE

Dany DORIZ DANY DORIZ BIG BAND 2014 FREMEAUX & ASSOCIES

Mercer ELLINGTON DIGITAL DUKE 1987 GRP RECORDS

ELLINGTON LEGACY THANK YOU UNCLE EDWARD 2007 RENMA RECORDINGS

Ella FITZGERALD THE GREATEST JAZZ CONCERT IN THE WORLD 1967 PABLO

FRANKFURT JAZZ BIG BAND TRIBUTE TO DUKE ELLINGTON 1999 EFA

Sadik HAKIM TRANSCRIPTION - Plays Duke Ellington 1974 RADIO CANADA INT.

Ted HEATH SALUTES THE DUKE 1975 LONDON RECORDS

Joe JACKSON THE DUKE (medley) 2012 EAR MUSIC

Harry JAMES ONE NIGHT STAND AT THE CLICK 1947 JOYCE

  AND HIS NEW SWINGIN' BAND 1959 MGM

LAMBERT, HENDRICKS & ROSS SING ELLINGTON 1959 COLUMBIA

LINCOLN CENTER JAZZ ORCHESTRA LIVE IN SWING CITY 1998 COLUMBIA

Humphrey LYTTELTON DUKE ELLINGTONS CLASSICS 1969 BLACK LION

Wes MONTGOMERY SO MUCH GUITAR ! 1961 RIVERSIDE

NEW YORK VOICES SHEARTS OF FIRE 1991 GRP

James NEWTOWN THE AFRICAN FLOWER 1985 BLUE NOTE

Marty PAICH THE MODERN TOUCH (medley) 1959 LONE HILL JAZZ

Oscar PETERSON PLAYS DUKE ELLINGTON 1952 CLEF RECORDS

  PLAYS THE DUKE ELLINGTON SONG BOOK 1959 VERVE

  A TRIBUTE TO MY FRIENDS 1983 PABLO

John PIZZARELLI ROCKIN' IN RHYTHM (medley) 2010 TELARC

Buddy RICH LIVE ON KING STREET 1985 CAFE RECORDS

Carol SLOANE COTTONTAIL 1979 CHOICE RECORDS

  I NEVER WENT AWAY 2001 HIGH NOTE

Martial SOLAL DODECABAND PLAYS ELLINGTON (medley) 1997 DREYFUS JAZZ

Sonny STITT WITH STRINGS - A tribute to Duke Ellington 1977 CATALYST

Les STRAND PLAYS DUKE ELLINGTON (On the Hammond organ) 1958 FANTASY

Clark TERRY CARNEGIE BLUES 1986 SQUATTY ROO

Claude TISSENDIER SAXOMANIA 1988 IDA RECORDS

WDR BIG BAND KÖLN THE WORLD OF DUKE volume 2 1994 BHM

Ben WEBSTER PLAYS DUKE ELLINGTON 1967 STORYVILLE

  PLAYS DUKE ELLINGTON 1969 STORYVILLE