“Creole Love Call” Duke Ellington Orchestra Featuring Kay Davis 1948-1949 (video)

May 29, 2016

obit-davis-popup sliderKay Davis and Duke Ellington were both living in Harlem when she was hired to sing the incredible song “Creole Love Call” around 1948-1949.

Years after singing “Creole Love Call,” Davis was the only person The Duke allowed to re-record Adelaide Hall’s famous wordless vocal style on “Creole Love Call”.

Here’s an original recording of Ms. Davis’, Duke Ellington and the Duke Ellington’s Orchestra wordless vocals singing “Creole Love Call”.


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