Duke Ellington’s “Queen’s Suite,” Recorded April 4, 1959, & Dedicated to The Late Queen Elizabeth II

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIr9m1gb6VU

0:00 Sunset and the Mocking Bird 3:51 Lightning Bugs and Frogs 6:45 Le Sucrier Velours 9:33 Northern Lights 13:11 The Single Petal of a Rose 17:19 Apes and a Peacocck

Backgrounder here, “When Duke Ellington Made a Record for Just One Person—Queen Elizabeth. The jazz legend had a single golden disc pressed, and sent in secrecy to Buckingham Palace”

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