Victor matrix BS-053604. Good Queen Bess / Johnny Hodges Orchestra

TitleSource
Good Queen Bess (Primary title)Disc label (BHC verso)
Fox trot (Title descriptor)Disc label (BB B-11117)
Diaesus (Alternate title)Victor blue history card
Queen Bess (Alternate title)Disc label (BB B-11117)
Beicers (Alternate title)Victor ledgers
Authors and ComposersNotes
Johnny Hodges (composer)
Composer information source: Disc label.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Johnny Hodges Orchestra (Musical group)
Jimmy Blanton (instrumentalist : string bass)
Lawrence Brown (instrumentalist : trombone)
Harry Carney (instrumentalist : baritone saxophone)
Harry Carney (instrumentalist : alto saxophone)
Duke Ellington (instrumentalist : piano)
Sonny Greer (instrumentalist : drums)
Johnny Hodges (instrumentalist : alto saxophone)
Johnny Hodges (leader)
Cootie Williams (instrumentalist : trumpet)
  • Description: Jazz/dance band
  • Instrumentation: Trumpet, 2 alto saxophones, baritone saxophone, trombone, piano, string bass and drums
  • Category: Instrumental
  • Master Size: 10-in.
  • Title Note: Some disc labels additionally credit Irving Mills for composition of the song.
Notes
Source(s): CD: Duke Ellington centennial edition : The complete RCA Victor recordings (personnel); trade catalog; Victor ledgers; disc.
Master renumbered by Victor as D0VB-0007.
Victor disc label: "An Ellington Unit."
The Victor blue history card indicates that the song was originally titled "Beicers" and that it was changed before release to "Diaesus." Bluebird B-11117 disc labels appear as both "Good Queen Bess" and "Queen Bess." Other observed labels and a 1941 U.S. Copyright claim list the title as "Good Queen Bess."
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
11/2/1940 Chicago, Illinois. Studio A 1 Master Bluebird B-11117 10-in.
11/2/1940 Chicago, Illinois. Studio A 1 Master Victor 20-2542 10-in.
11/2/1940 Chicago, Illinois. Studio A 1 Master Victor 42-0160 10-in.
11/2/1940 Chicago, Illinois. Studio A 1 Master RCA Victor 27-0160 45-rpm
11/2/1940 Chicago, Illinois. Studio A 1 Master RCA Victor 947-0069 45-rpm
11/2/1940 Chicago, Illinois. Studio A 1 Master RCA Victor DUKE10 Compact disc
11/2/1940 Chicago, Illinois. Studio A 1A Not processed
11/2/1940 Chicago, Illinois. Studio A 2 m/h/m RCA Victor LPV-533 LP
11/2/1940 Chicago, Illinois. Studio A 2 m/h/m RCA Victor DUKE10 Compact disc
11/2/1940 Chicago, Illinois. Studio A 2A Not processed

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix BS-053604. Good Queen Bess / Johnny Hodges Orchestra," accessed October 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200045462/BS-053604-Good_Queen_Bess.

Victor matrix BS-053604. Good Queen Bess / Johnny Hodges Orchestra. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200045462/BS-053604-Good_Queen_Bess.

"Victor matrix BS-053604. Good Queen Bess / Johnny Hodges Orchestra." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 October 2021.

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