Duke Ellington and his Orchestra recorded multiple albums worth of material for this World Broadcasting Series between 1943 and 1945. The songs on this compilation include the best of two volumes which were originally released by Circle Records in 1985. All of the material was recorded on November 8 and 9 of 1943. The album was remastered and pressed on audiophile-grade vinyl.
Track List A1 Rocking In Rhythm A2 Blue Skies A3 Boy Meets Horn A4 Do Nothing ‘till You Hear From Me A5 Summertime A6 Sentimental Lady (aka “Home”) A7 Tea For Two B1 C Jam Blues (aka “Jam Blues”) B2 Hip-Skip-Jump (aka: “Hop, Skip And Jump”) B3 Blue Skies B4 Mood Indigo B5 Main Stem B6 A Slip Of The Lip (Can Sink A Ship) B7 Three-Cent Stomp