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The Cotton Club
The Cotton Club

Various Artists
Styles: Jazz
Catalogue Number: ACRCD171
A tribute to the legendary Harlem night-club of the 30's. The greats of black music played to an all-white audience in the famous club owned by New York gangsters. Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway led the housebands at various times. All the tracks feature acts who performed at the club during its heyday. Tracks include; "Cotton Club Stomp" - Duke Ellington, "Stormy Weather" - Ethel Waters, "Fifteen Minute Intermission" - Cab Calloway, "West End Blues" - Louis Armstrong, "Your Heart And Mine" - The Nicholas Brothers.

Disk 1:
Track Title Artist
1 Cotton Club Stomp Duke Ellington & His Cotton Club Orchestra
2 Minnie The Moocher's Wedding Day Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
3 Rhythm Is Our Business Jimmie Lunceford & His Orchestra
4 Stormy Weather Ethel Waters
5 Doin' The New Lowdown Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Don Redman & His Orchestra
6 As Long As I Live Lena Horne, Horace Henderson & His Orchestra
7 Shake Your Ashes Claude Hopkins & His Orchestra
8 It Doesn't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Ivie Anderson With Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra
9 West End Blues Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra
10 Until The Real Thing Comes Along Mary Lou Williams, Andy Kirk & His 12 Clouds Of Joy
11 I Want A Tall Skinny Papa Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Lucky Millinder & His Orchestra
12 Creole Love Call Adelaide Hall, Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
13 Your Heart And Mine The Nicholas Brothers
14 Kickin' The Gong Around Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
15 Fine And Mellow June Richmond, Andy Kirk & His Clouds Of Joy
16 Passionette Teddy Hill & His Orchestra
17 Miss Otis Regrets (She's Unable To Lunch Today) Jimmie Lunceford & His Orchestra
18 Fifteen Minute Intermission Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
19 Our Monday Date Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra
20 Loch Lomond Maxine Sullivan, The John Kirby Seven
21 I Can't Give You Anything But Love Duke Ellington & His Cotton Club Orchestra
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