(In My) Solitude
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This article is about the song by Duke Ellington. For the album by Willis Jackson, see In My Solitude (Willis Jackson album). For the 1994 album by Terence Blanchard and Jeanie Bryson, see In My Solitude: The Billie Holiday Songbook.
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- Fats Waller, piano. Recorded in New York October 11, 1935
- Paul Robeson, bass with orchestra. Recorded in London on October 18, 1937. It was released by EMI on the His Master's Voice label as catalogue number B 8664.
- Duke Ellington and Ivie Anderson - 1940
- Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Max Roach - Money Jungle (1962)
- Billie Holiday (1941)
- Billy Eckstine (1947 with the Billy Eckstine Orchestra and 1983 with Gil Askey)
- The Hi-Lo's - Ring Around Rosie (1957)
- Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook (1958)
- Sam Cooke - Tribute to the Lady (1959)
- Tony Bennett and Count Basie - In Person! (1959)
- Louis Armstrong - Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington : The Great Summit/Complete Sessions (1961)
- Aretha Franklin for her album "Laughing on the Outside" (1962).
- Nina Simone - Nina Simone Sings Ellington (1962)
- Jimmy Scott
- Matt Johnson recorded a version for the Shades of Blue EP by The The (1990)
- Terence Blanchard and Jeanie Bryson - In My Solitude: The Billie Holiday Songbook (1994)
- Dr. John - Duke Elegant (2000)
- Etta James - Blue Gardenia (2001)
- Eyran Katsenelenbogen (2005)
- Herbie Hancock - River: The Joni Letters (2008)
- Marianne Faithfull - Easy Come, Easy Go (2008)
- Mark Isham & Kate Ceberano recorded a version for their Bittersweet album in (2009).
This song is in "Saving Private Ryan" (1998). This song, in instrumental version, plays on the radio in the HBO mini-series "Angels in America" (2004), while character Harper Pitt contemplates her profound solitude.
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