Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'

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"Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'" is a 1941 song composed by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, with lyrics written by Lee Gaines. It was released on his 1941 album ”Take the ‘A’ Train” (Vintage Jazz Classics).


Early pressings of Victor 27587, released 12Sep41, show "Just a-Settin' and a-Rockin'"; the title was ordered changed to "Just a-Sittin' and a-Rockin'" on labels printed after "2/19" (19Feb42?); no copyright for this song was registered in the 1940s.

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