CREOLE LOVE CALL

Latest update on 22/03/2012

Artist: Duke Ellington Orch.
Author: Duke Ellington
Label: Victor
Year: 1928

Vocal: Adelaide Hall. Using the melody of Joe 'King' Oliver's Camp Meeting Blues, recorded in 1923 with his Creole Jazz Band. Ellington reedman Rudy Jackson had presented the melody to the Duke claiming it was his own composition. Soon as Oliver attempted to sue Ellington, Jackson was fired (to make room for Barney Bigard as his replacement).

Covers:

1931:

Duke Ellington [as Creole Rhapsody - instrumental]

1933:

Comedian Harmonists

1965:

Herbie Mann

1967:

Roland Kirk

1976:

Pasadena Roof Orchestra

1984:

John Barry [in film The Cotton Club]

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