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Tracklist


1I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good; Mood Indigo(5:28)
2Satin Doll
Lyrics By – Billy Strayhorn, Johnny MercerVocals – P.J. Benjamin
3I'm Beginning To See The Light
Composed By – Don George, Duke Ellington, Harry James , Johnnie HodgesVocals – Gregory Hines, Judith Jamison
3:02
4Perdido
Composed By – Juan Tizol
5Perdido
Composed By – Juan TizolLyrics By – Ervin Drake, Hans Lengsfelder
6Take The "A" Train
Composed By – Billy StrayhornVocals – Gregory Hines, Phyllis Hyman
3:26
7Just Squeeze Me
Lyrics By – Lee GainesVocals – Terri Klausner
8Caravan
Composed By – Duke Ellington, Juan TizolLyrics By – Irving MillsVocals – Gregg Burge
3:00
9Fat And Forty (You're My Meat)
Composed By – Skeets TolbertVocals – P.J. Benjamin
1:57
10Cotton Tail2:44
11It Don't Mean A Thing
Lyrics By – Irving MillsVocals – Phyllis Hyman
3:41
12Hit Me With A Hote Note And Watch Me Bounce
Lyrics By – Don GeorgeVocals – Terri Klausner
2:44
13Sophisticated Lady
Lyrics By – Irving Mills, Mitchell ParishVocals – Gregory Hines
3:08
14In A Sentimental Mood
Lyrics By – Irving Mills, Manny KurtzVocals – Phyllis Hyman
3:25
15Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Composed By – Mercer Ellington
16Kinda Dukish
Vocals – Gregory Hines
2:27
17I'm Checking Out Goombye
Composed By – Billy Strayhorn, Duke EllingtonVocals – Phyllis Hyman
18Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me
Lyrics By – Bob RussellVocals – Gregory Hines
19Rockin' In Rhythm
Composed By – Duke Ellington, Harry Carney, Irving Mills
2:31
20Bli-Blip
Lyrics By – Duke Ellington, Sid KullerVocals – P.J. Benjamin, Terri Klausner
2:03
21Love You Madly; Perdido
Vocals – Hinton Battle, Judith Jamison
(3:07)
22Don't Get Around Much Any More; I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart(1:56)
23Something To Live For
Composed By – Billy Strayhorn, Duke EllingtonVocals – Gregory Hines
3:53
24Mood Indigo
Composed By – Albany Bigard, Duke Ellington, Irving MillsVocals – Terri Klausner
25The Mooche
Composed By – Duke Ellington, Irving Mills
2:43
26Drop Me Off In Harlem
Lyrics By – Nick KennyVocals – Gregg Burge, Gregory Hines, Hinton Battle, P.J. Benjamin, Priscilla Baskerville
3:15
27I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter
Vocals – Gregg Burge, Hinton Battle
2:11
28Imagine My Frustration
Composed By – Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, Gerald WilsonVocals – Terri Klausner
2:23
29I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Lyrics By – Henry Nemo, Irving Mills, John Redmond Vocals – Judith Jamison
30Echos Of Harlem3:39
31Music Is A Woman
Lyrics By – John GuareVocals – Gregory Hines, Judith Jamison
1:42
32It Don't Mean A Thing (Reprise)
Vocals – Gregory Hines
2:26
33Dancers In Love2:16
34Sophisticated Lady
35I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Lyrics By – Paul Francis WebsterVocals – Phyllis Hyman
36Love You Madly
37Satin Doll; Just Squeeze Me(3:19)
38I'm Just A Lucky So-And-So
Lyrics By – Mack DavidVocals – Gregory Hines
2:12
39Overture: Things Ain't What They Used To Be; Sophisticated Lady; Perdido(3:35)
40Hey Baby
Vocals – P.J. Benjamin
1:52
41Solitude
Lyrics By – Eddie Delange, Irving MillsVocals – Priscilla Baskerville
3:21
42I'm Checking Out Goombye, Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me(1:24)
43Don't Get Around Much Any More
Lyrics By – Bob RussellVocals – Gregory Hines

Versions


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
CBL2-4053Duke Ellington Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies ‎(2xLP, Album)RCA Red SealCBL2-4053US1981
Abl14693Duke Ellington Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies ‎(2xLP, Album)RCA Red SealAbl14693US1981
BL 84053 Duke Ellington Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies ‎(2xLP, Album)RCABL 84053 Europe1983
BG2 56208Duke Ellington Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies ‎(CD, Album, Club, CRC)BMG ClassicsBG2 56208US1992
RJL-5003~04Duke Ellington Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies ‎(2xLP, Album)RCA Red SealRJL-5003~04Japan1981

Credits


  • Concept ByDonald McKayle
  • Conductor [Music Direction]Mercer Ellington
  • EngineerJoaquin J. Lopes
  • Music ByDuke Ellington
  • ProducerThomas Z. Shepard
  • VocalsGregg Burge, Gregory Hines, Hinton Battle, Judith Jamison, Mercedes Ellington, P.J. Benjamin, Phyllis Hyman, Priscilla Baskerville, Terri Klausner

Notes


Original Broadway Cast Recording made in RCA's studies in March 1981.

Music and lyrics are by Duke Ellington unless otherwise noted.

Companies


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – RCA Records

Info


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Duke Ellington - Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies
Performer: Duke Ellington
Genre: SoundTracks
Title: Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies
Country: Spain
Released: 1982
Style: Musical
MP3 album: 1464 mb
FLAC album: 1481 mb
Source: 2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue
№ Cat: BL-04053
Label: RCA