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Track Listing
CD1 - Blues In Orbit
01. Three J’s Blues 2:56
02. Smada 2:40
03. Pie Eye’s Blues 3:30
04. Sweet & Pungent 4:06
05. C Jam Blues 4:54
06. In A Mellow Tone 2:45
07. Blues In Blueprint 3:46
08. The Swingers Get The Blues, Too 3:11
09. The Swinger’s Jump 3:56
10. Blues In Orbit 2:31
11. Villes Ville Is The Place, Man 2:35
12. Track 360 2:06
13. Sentimental Lady [Aka I Didn’t Know About You] 4:04
14. Brown Penny 3:05
15. Pie Eye’s Blues [Alt Tk] 3:34
16. Sweet & Pungent [Alt Tk] 3:55
17. The Swinger’s Jump [Alt Tk] 3:54
18. Blues In Orbit [Alt Tk] 2:41
19. Track 360 [Alt Tk 1] 2:03
20. Track 360 [Alt Tk 2] 2:08
21. Smada [Original 1951 Version] 2:50
22. Smada [Rare 1951 Alt Tk] 2:55
23. Brown Penny [Original 1947 Version] 3:09

CD2 - Duke Ellington’s Spacemen: The Cosmic Scene
01. Avalon 3:24
02. Body And Soul 4:59
03. Bass-Ment [Aka Discontented] 3:06
04. Early Autumn 3:12
05. Jones 2:57
06. Perdido 2:52
07. St. Louis Blues 5:09
08. Spacemen 2:35
09. Midnight Sun 3:40
10. Take The “A” Train 5:02
11. Body And Soul [Alt Tk] 4:48
12. Jones [Alt Tk] 2:37
13. Body And Soul [1952 Columbia Version] 2:59
14. Body And Soul [1955 Capitol Version] 4:52
15. Bass-Ment [Aka Discontented] [1956 Version] 3:04
16. Perdido [1959 Version] 4:39
17. St. Louis Blues [1959 Version] 5:54
18. Spacemen [Aka Three Trumps] [1957 Version] 2:48
19. Take The “A” Train [1952 Version] 8:03
Artist:
Duke Ellington
Title:
Blues in Orbit + The Cosmic Scene + 18 Bonus Tracks (2CD)
Label:
Essential Jazz Classics
Cat No:
EJC55713
Format:
CD
Price £10.99
• The launch by the Soviet Union of the Sputnik satellite in 1957 captured the public imagination and resulted in many outer spaced themed records. Beyond the titles these two Ellington LPs had no relationship to space travel – they were both earthbound masterpieces.The first featured a full orchestra while the Duke’s “Spacemen” were a nonet

• Re-mastered 2CD set with eighteen bonus tracks. Booklet with rare photos, original artwork, liner notes etc
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