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)
Queen Bess (Alternate title)Disc label (BB B-11117)
Diaesus (Alternate title)Victor blue history card
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
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."
Victor disc label: "An Ellington Unit."
Master renumbered by Victor as D0VB-0007.
Source(s): CD: Duke Ellington centennial edition : The complete RCA Victor recordings (personnel); trade catalog; Victor ledgers; disc.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
11/2/1940 Chicago, Illinois. Studio A 1 Master Bluebird B-11117 10-in.

Good Queen Bess / Johnny Hodges Orchestra

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Audio of this recording from the UCSB Library
℗ © 1941 Sony Music Entertainment.
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 June 14, 2024, 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. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2024, 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, 2024. Web. 14 June 2024.

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