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  • Performer: Duke Ellington
  • Title: Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies
  • Genre: Stage
  • Country: US
  • Formats: MOD WMA XM MP2 DTS ADX AA
  • Released: 1981
  • Style: Musical
  • MP3 album: 1673 mb
  • FLAC album: 1681 mb
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Duke Ellington - Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies mp3 album

Sophisticated Ladies is a musical revue based on the music of Duke Ellington. The musical ran on Broadway in 1981. The musical was conceived by Donald McKayle, directed by Michael Smuin, and choreographed by McKayle, Smuin, Henry LeTang, Bruce Heath, and Mercedes Ellington

Alternative cover to Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies. This release is auto-coupled, with Side A backing Side D and Side B backing Side C. "Ⅰ" stamped in opposite matrix in runout denotes an RCA Records Pressing Plant, Indianapolis pressing.

Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies is a jazz related soundtracks music album recording by DUKE ELLINGTON released in 1981 on CD, LP/Vinyl and/or cassette.

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It kicks off with Ellington and his Kentucky Club Orchestra playing the infectious "East St. Louis Toodle-Oo"-later covered by Steely Dan with a wah-wah guitar standing in for "Tricky Sam" Nanton's signature plungered trombone. Still, as a document of its time, THE DUKE PLAYS ELLINGTON, VOL. I won't disappoint those fans hungry for Ellington's earlier work.

Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies. Venue Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (New York, NY). Date Mar 8, 1982. Break Content: 1:30:48 - 1:34:01 Robert Guillaume: Narration & Paula Kelly Interview 1:34:01 - 1:39:10 Ellington Orchestra break music: Diminuendo in Blue (Can hear RG talk leaking into in R channel) 1:39:10 - 1:41:09 Robert Guillaume: Hinton Battle Interview & Narration

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Overture: Things Ain't What They Used To Be; Sophisticated Lady; Perdido (3:35)
A1a Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Composed By – Mercer Ellington
A1b Sophisticated Lady
A1c Perdido
Composed By – Juan Tizol
A2 I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter
Vocals – Gregg Burge, Hinton Battle
2:11
A3 Music Is A Woman
Lyrics By – John GuareVocals – Gregory Hines, Judith Jamison
1:42
A4 The Mooche
Composed By – Duke Ellington, Irving Mills
2:43
A5 Hit Me With A Hot Note And Watch Me Bounce
Lyrics By – Don GeorgeVocals – Terri Klausner
2:44
Love You Madly; Perdido
Vocals – Hinton Battle, Judith Jamison
(3:07)
A6a Love You Madly
A6b Perdido
Composed By – Juan TizolLyrics By – Ervin Drake, Hans Lengsfelder
A7 Fat And Forty (You're My Meat)
Composed By – Skeets TolbertVocals – P.J. Benjamin
1:57
A8 It Don't Mean A Thing
Lyrics By – Irving MillsVocals – Phyllis Hyman
3:41
B1 Bli-Blip
Lyrics By – Duke Ellington, Sid KullerVocals – P.J. Benjamin, Terri Klausner
2:03
B2 Cotton Tail 2:44
B3 Take The "A" Train
Composed By – Billy StrayhornVocals – Gregory Hines, Phyllis Hyman
3:26
B4 Solitude
Lyrics By – Eddie Delange, Irving MillsVocals – Priscilla Baskerville
3:21
Don't Get Around Much Any More; I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart (1:56)
B5a Don't Get Around Much Any More
Lyrics By – Bob RussellVocals – Gregory Hines
B5b I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Lyrics By – Henry Nemo, Irving Mills, John Redmond Vocals – Judith Jamison
B6 Caravan
Composed By – Duke Ellington, Juan TizolLyrics By – Irving MillsVocals – Gregg Burge
3:00
B7 Something To Live For
Composed By – Billy Strayhorn, Duke EllingtonVocals – Gregory Hines
3:53
B8 Rockin' In Rhythm
Composed By – Duke Ellington, Harry Carney, Irving Mills
2:31
C1 In A Sentimental Mood
Lyrics By – Irving Mills, Manny KurtzVocals – Phyllis Hyman
3:25
C2 I'm Beginning To See The Light
Composed By – Don George, Duke Ellington, Harry James , Johnnie Hodges*Vocals – Gregory Hines, Judith Jamison
3:02
Satin Doll; Just Squeeze Me (3:19)
C3a Satin Doll
Lyrics By – Billy Strayhorn, Johnny MercerVocals – P.J. Benjamin
C3b Just Squeeze Me
Lyrics By – Lee GainesVocals – Terri Klausner
C4 Dancers In Love 2:16
C5 Drop Me Off In Harlem
Lyrics By – Nick KennyVocals – Gregg Burge, Gregory Hines, Hinton Battle, P.J. Benjamin, Priscilla Baskerville
3:15
C6 Echoes Of Harlem 3:39
C7 I'm Just A Lucky So-And-So
Lyrics By – Mack DavidVocals – Gregory Hines
2:12
C8 Hey Baby
Vocals – P.J. Benjamin
1:52
D1 Imagine My Frustration
Composed By – Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, Gerald WilsonVocals – Terri Klausner
2:23
D2 Kinda Dukish
Vocals – Gregory Hines
2:27
I'm Checking Out Goombye, Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me (1:24)
D3a I'm Checking Out Goombye
Composed By – Billy Strayhorn, Duke EllingtonVocals – Phyllis Hyman
D3b Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me
Lyrics By – Bob RussellVocals – Gregory Hines
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good; Mood Indigo (5:28)
D4a I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Lyrics By – Paul Francis WebsterVocals – Phyllis Hyman
D4b Mood Indigo
Composed By – Albany Bigard, Duke Ellington, Irving MillsVocals – Terri Klausner
D5 Sophisticated Lady
Lyrics By – Irving Mills, Mitchell ParishVocals – Gregory Hines
3:08
D6 It Don't Mean A Thing (Reprise)
Vocals – Gregory Hines
2:26

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – RCA Records

Credits

  • Concept By – Donald McKayle
  • Conductor [Music Direction] – Mercer Ellington
  • Engineer – Joaquin J. Lopes
  • Music By – Duke Ellington
  • Producer – Thomas Z. Shepard
  • Vocals – Gregg 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.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7863-54053-1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
Abl14693 Duke Ellington Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies ‎(2xLP, Album) RCA Red Seal Abl14693 US 1981
BL 84053 Duke Ellington Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies ‎(2xLP, Album) RCA BL 84053 Europe 1983
BL-04053 Duke Ellington Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies ‎(2xLP, Album, RE) RCA BL-04053 Spain 1982
BG2 56208 Duke Ellington Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies ‎(CD, Album, Club, CRC) BMG Classics BG2 56208 US 1992
CBL2-4053 Duke Ellington Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies ‎(2xLP, Album, Ind) RCA Red Seal CBL2-4053 US 1981

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