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The Works of Duke (RCA)



THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 1
(30 cm RCA / 731 043) France

January 10, 1927 to March 26, 1928

Included in CHRONOLOGICAL 1927-28, CHRONOLOGICAL 1928, COMPLETE EDITION volumes 2 and 3




If you can't hold the man you love / Whashington wooble (3 takes) / Black and tan fantasy / Creole love call / The blues I love to sing (2 takes) / Harlem river quiver (3 takes) / East Saint-Louis toodle-Oo / Blue bubbles (2 takes) / Black beauty / Jubilee stomp.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 2
(30 cm RCA / 741 028) France

March 26, 1928 to Januray 16, 1929

Included in CHRONOLOGICAL 1928, 1928 - 1929 and COMPLETE EDITION volume 5 for "I can't give you anything but love"




Got everything but you / The mooche / Santa Claus bring my man back / I done caught you blues / No papa no (take 1) / No papa no (take 2) / I can't give you anything but love / Bandanna babies / Diga diga doo / I must have that man / Saint-Louis blues / Flaming youth / Saturday night function / High life / Doin' the voom voom.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 3
(30 cm RCA / 741 029) France

February 18 to May 3, 1929



Japanese dream / Harlemania / The dickty glide (2 takes) / Hot feet / Sloppy Joe (2 takes) / Stevedore stomp / A night at the Cotton Club (part. 1 & 2) / Cotton club stomp / Misty mornin' / Arabian lover / Saratoga swing.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 4
(30 cm RCA / 741 039) France

September 16, 1929 to June 4, 1930



Mississippi dry / The Duke steps out / Haunted nights / Swanee shuffle / Breakfast dance / Jazz lips / March of the hoodlums / Double check stomp / My gal is good for nothing but love / I was made to love you / Sweet dreams of love / Jungle nights in Harlem / Sweet jazz o'mine (2 prises) / Shout' em aunt Tillie.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 5
(30 cm RCA / 741 048) France

August 20 to November 21, 1930



Ring dem bells (3 takes) / Old man blues (2 takes) / Three little words / Hittin' the bottle (2 takes) / That lindy hop / You're lucky to me / Memories of you / Nine little miles from Ten Ten Tennessee (2 takes) / I'm so in love with you.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 6
(30 cm RCA / 741 068) France

November 26, 1930 to June 16,1931



What good am I without you (2 takes) / Blue again / When a black man's blue (2 takes) / Mood indigo / The river and me / Keep a song in your soul / Sam and Delilah / Rockin' in rhythm (2 takes) / Creole rhapsody (part. 1 & 2) / Limehouse blues / Echoes of the jungle.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 7
(30 cm RCA / 741 085) France

June 17, 1931 to February 9, 1932



It's glory / The mystery song (2 takes) / Medley : Mood indigo - Hot and bothered - Creole love call (2 takes) / Medley : East Saint-Louis toodle-Oo - Lot's O' fingers - Black and tan fantasy / Dinah / Bugle call rag.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 8
(30 cm RCA / 741 114) France

September 21, 1932 to January 10, 1934



Maori / Rude interlude (2 takes) / Dallas doings (2 takes) / Dear old southland (2 takes) / Daybreak express (2 takes) / Delta serenade (2 takes) / Stompy Jones / Solitude / Blue feeling.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 9
(30 cm RCA / FPM1 7002) France

April 12, 1934 to March 6, 1940



Ebony rhapsody / Cocktails for two (2 takes) / Live and love tonight / I met my Waterloo / My old flame / Troubled waters / My old flame / You, you darlin' / Jack the bear / Ko-ko (2 takes) / Morning glory / So far so good.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 10
(30 cm RCA / FPM1 7047) France

March 15 to July 22, 1940



Congo brava / Concerto for Cootie / Me and you / Cotton tail / Don't get around much anymore (Never no lament) / Dusk (2 prises) / Bojangles / A portrait of Bert Williams / Blue goose / Harlem airshaft / At a Dixie roadside dinner / All to soon / Rumpus in Richmond.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 11
(30 cm RCA / FXM1 7072)

July 24 to October 1st, 1940



My greatest mistake / Sepia panorama (2 takes) / There shall be no night / In a mellotone / Five o'clock whistle / Warm valley / Pitter panther patter (2 takes) / Body and soul (2 takes) / Sophisticated lady (2 takes) / Mr J.B. blues (2 takes).

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 12
(30 cm RCA / FXM1 7094)

October 17 to November 2, 1940



Warm valley (2 takes) / The flaming sword (3 takes) / Across the tracks blues (2 takes) / Chloe / I never felt this way before (2 takes) / Day dream / Good Queen Bess (2 takes) / That's the blues old man / Junior hop.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 13
(30 cm RCA / FXM1 7133)

November 2 to 11, 1940



Without a song (2 takes) / My Sunday gal / Mobile bay (2 takes) / Linger awhile (2 takes) / Charlie the chulo (2 takes) / Lament for javanette (2 takes) / A lull at dawn (3 takes) / Ready Eddy (2 takes).

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 14
(30 cm RCA / FXM1 7134)

December 28, 1940 to May 14, 1941



The sidewalks of New York / Flamingo / The girl in my dreams tries to look like me (2 takes) / Take the A train / Jumpin' punkins (2 takes) / John Hardy's wife / Blue serge / After all / Dear old Southland (2 takes) / Solitude.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 15
(30 cm RCA / FXM1 7135)

May 14 to July 2, 1941



Solitude / Bakiff / Are you sticking ? (2 takes) / Just a settin' and a rockin' / The giddybug gallop / The chocolate shake / I got it bad (2 takes) / Clementine / The brown-skin gal / Jump for joy.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 16
(30 cm RCA / FXM1 7201)

July 2 to September 26, 1941



Jump for joy / Moon over Cuba / Some Saturday / Subtle slough / Menelik - the lion of Judah / Poor bubber / Squaty roo / Passion flower / Things ain't what they used to be / Goin' out the back way / Five o'clock drag / Rocks in my bed.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 17
(30 cm RCA / FXM1 7274)

September 26 1941 to January 21, 1942



Bli blip / Chelsea bridge / Brown Suede / Noir bleu / "C" blues / June / Raincheck / What good would it do / I don't know what kind of blues I got / Chelsea bridge / Perdido / The "C" jam blues.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 18
(30 cm RCA / FXM1 7301)

January 21 to July 27, 1942



Moon mist / What am I here for ? / I don't mind / Someone / My little brown book / Main stem / Johnny come lately / Hayfoot strawfoot / Sentimental lady (I didn't know about you) (2 takes) / A slip of the lip (Can sink a ship) / Sherman shuffle.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 19
(30 cm RCA / FXM1 7302)

December 1st, 1944 to January 4, 1945



I ain't got nothing but the blues / I'm beginning to see the light / Don't you know I care (2 take) / I didn't know about you / Carnegie blues / Blue cellophane / Black, Brown and Beige : Work song - Come Sunday - The blues - Three dances / The mood to be wooed / My heart sings.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 20
(30 cm RCA / FXM1 7303)

April 26 to May 15, 1945



The kissing bug / Everything but you / Riff staccado (Otto make that) / Prelude to a kiss / Caravan / Black and tan fantasy / Mood indigo / In a sentimental mood / It don't mean a thing (If it ain't got that swing) / Sophisticated lady / Tonight I shall sleep (Wiith a smile on my face) / I let a song go out of my heart (2 takes) / Solitude.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 21
(30 cm RCA / PM 42 047)

May 6 au July 24, 1945



Frankie and Johnny / Jumpin' room only / Black beauty / Every hour on the hour / Time's a-wastin' (Thing's ain't what they used to be) / Tell ya what I'm gonna do / Come to baby, do / The perfume suite : Balcony serenade - Strange feeling - Dancers in love - Coloratura / Coloratura.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 22
(30 cm RCA / PM 42 397) France

May 14, 1945 to July 9, 1946



The minor goes muggin' / I'm just a lucky so and so / Long, strong and consecutive / The wonder of you / Tonk / Drawing room blues / Long long journey / The one that got away / Metronome all-out / Rockabye river / Suddenly it jumped / Transblucency (Ablue fog that you can almost see through) / Just squeeze me (But don't tease me).

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 23
(30 cm RCA / PM 42 415) France

July 10 to September 3, 1946



A gathering in a clearing / You don't love me no more / Pretty woman / Hey ! Baby / Back home again in Indiana / Blue is the night / Lover man (Oh, where can you be ?) / Just you, just me / Beale street blues / My honey's lovin' arms / Memphis blues / I don't stand a ghost of a chance with you / Saint-Louis blues / Swamp fire / Royal garden blues.

THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 24
(30 cm RCA / PM 42 852) France

Seattle - 25 mars 1952

Same as SEATLE CONCERT, 25 MARS 1952




Skin deep / How could you do a thing like that to me (Sultry serenade) / Sophisticated lady / Perdido / Caravan / Harlem / The hawk talks / Ellington medley : Don't get around much anymore - In a sentimental mood - Mood indigo - I'm beginning to see the light - Prelude to a kiss - It don't mean a thing - Solitude - I let a song go out of my heart - Don't get around much anymore / Jam with Sam.