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Written by
Duke Ellington, Irving Mills
Language
English
Recording date
February 2, 1932
Released on
Comments
Vocals by Ivie Anderson.
Rating
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Versions

It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) written by Duke Ellington, Irving Mills English

Title Performer Release date Info
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra 1932
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Roger Wolfe Kahne and His Orchestra 1933
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Joe Daniels & His Hot Shots 1937
It Don't Mean a Thing Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra 1939
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Erroll Garner 1952
It Don't Mean a Thing The Dizzy Gillespie/Stan Getz Sextet 1954
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Thelonious Monk 1955
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Bob Cooper 1955
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Rosemary Clooney & Duke Ellington and his Orchestra May 21, 1956
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Don Lawson with Kenny Baker [2], Bruce Turner 1956
It Don't Mean a Thing The Teddy Wilson Trio 1958
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Stuff Smith 1958
It Don't Mean a Thing June Christy 1958
It Don't Mean a Thing Marty Paich 1959
It Don't Mean a Thing The Bobby Hackett Quartet 1959
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) The Modern Jazz Quartet 1960
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Louis Bellson His Drums and Orchestra 1960
It Don't Mean a Thing Ernie Wilkins and His Orchestra 1960
It Don't Mean a Thing The John Glasel Brasstet 1960
It Don't Mean a Thing Gloria Smyth 1960
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Ernestine Anderson 1960
It Don't Mean a Thing André Previn 1961
It Don't Mean a Thing Vieno Kekkonen & Jaakko Salo and His Orchestra 1961
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Mavis Rivers 1961
It Don't Mean a Thing Elmer Snowden Quartet 1961
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Rich/Krupa 1962
It Don't Mean a Thing Nina Simone 1962
It Don't Mean a Thing Herb Ellis and the All-Stars 1962
It Don't Mean a Thing Shirley Scott 1963
It Don't Mean a Thing Charlie Shavers 1964
It Don't Mean a Thing The Rooftop Singers 1964
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Joe Williams 1966
It Don't Mean a Thing Alex Welsh and His Band 1968
It Don't Mean a Thing Svend Asmussen & Red Mitchell 1969
It Don't Mean a Thing Ray Price [1] 1971
It Don't Mean a Thing Charlie Byrd 1972
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Barney Kessel, Stephane Grapelli 1972
It Don't Mean a Thing The Sonny Stitt Quartet 1974
It Don't Mean a Thing George Melly with John Chilton's Feetwarmers 1974
It Don't Mean a Thing Gene Ammons 1975
It Don't Mean a Thing Kenny Burrell 1975
It Don't Mean a Thing Carol Sloane 1977
It Don't Mean a Thing Bob Wilber & Pug Horton 1978
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Jo Jones 1978
It Don't Mean a Thing Marty Grosz, Wayne Wright 1979
It Don't Mean a Thing Kenny Davern 1979
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Digby Fairweather 1979
It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing June Christy and the Koala All Star Orchestra 1979
It Don't Mean a Thing Rod Mason 1980
It Don't Mean a Thing Phyllis Hyman and Gentlemen 1981
It Don't Mean a Thing Pee Wee Erwin 1981
It Don't Mean a Thing (Reprise) Gregory Hines and Company 1981
Swing Swing Swing Wall Street Crash 1982
It Don't Mean a Thing... If It Ain't Got That Swing Peter Herbolzheimer Rhythm Combination & Brass 1983
It Don't Mean a Thing Retro Jazz Group 1983
It Don't Mean a Thing Tommy Flanagan, Ron Carter, Tony Williams 1983
It Don't Mean a Thing Doc Cheatham and His New York Quartet 1983
It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing Teresa Brewer 1984
Med-Lee (It Don't Mean a Thing, On the Street Where You Live, Just in Time, All of Me, Take the "A" Train) Ranee Lee 1984
It Don't Mean a Thing Panama Francis and the Savoy Sultans 1984
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Kronos Quartet with Ron Carter 1985
It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing Clark Terry, Red Mitchell 1986
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Pat Donohue 1987
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Rebecca Parris, Eddie Higgins with Michael Monaghan 1987
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Carmen McRae & Betty Carter 1987
It Don't Mean a Thing The Real Group November 1989
It Don't Mean a Thing Randy Sabien 1989
It Don't Mean a Thing Bill Allred's Goodtime Jazz Band 1989
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Helen Merrill featuring Stan Getz 1989
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) The Ray Brown Trio 1990
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Tommy Newsom & His TV Jazz Stars 1990
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Cleo Laine July 9, 1991
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Lenny Solomon 1991
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) John Hicks 1992
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Giovanni Hidalgo 1993
It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing! Paul Gonsalves, Earl Hines 1993
It Don't Mean a Thing Ann Farholt 1994
It Don't Mean a Thing Ørkenens Sønner 1994
It Don't Mean a Thing Floyd McDaniel 1994
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Judy Carmichael 1994
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Stanley Cowell Trio 1995
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Maynard Ferguson & Big Bop Nouveau September 30, 1996
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) The Rosenberg Trio 1996
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Julie Budd September 9, 1997
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Herman Brood 1999
It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing Arne Domnérus, Bernt Rosengren 1999
It Don't Mean a Thing The Polyjesters 1999
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Francine Griffin 1999
It Don't Mean a Thing Joscho Stephan January 31, 2000
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Oliver Jackson September 12, 2000
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Jane Horrocks October 9, 2000
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Donna Byrne 2000
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Hot Club de Norvège 2000
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Mike Longo with The New York State of the Art Jazz Ensemble 2000
Air Mail Special / It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Emilie-Claire Barlow 2001
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Lynne Arriale Trio February 5, 2002
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Siberian Mad Dogs 2002
It Don't Mean a Thing Randy Weston 2002
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Tom Principato & Pete Kennedy 2002
It Don't Mean a Thing The Rosenberg Trio October 24, 2003
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Eva Cassidy 2003
It Don't Mean a Thing Bobby Zee & Zoe 2003
It Don't Mean a Thing Jim Lammers 2004
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Kevin Mahogany January 25, 2005
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) John Cipolla and Doc Livingston 2005
It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing Mitzi Zilka 2005
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Kevin Earley 2005
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Jenny Davis 2005
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Angela Scappatura 2005
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) The Pfister Sisters April 2006
It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing The Puppini Sisters October 2007
It Don't Mean a Thing Sarina Suno featuring Mike Stern 2007
It Don't Mean a Thing Jelani Eddington 2008
It Don't Mean a Thing Vocaloca med DR Big Bandet 2008
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Grant Stewart June 16, 2009
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Tracey Lyons 2009
It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing Cynthia Felton 2010
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Anne Ducros 2010
It Don't Mean a Thing The Idea of North July 29, 2011
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Joe Jackson with Iggy Pop June 21, 2012
It Don't Mean a Thing Heather Sullivan 2012
It Don't Mean a Thing Matthew Morrison June 14, 2013
It Don't Mean a Thing Eddie Daniels & Roger Kellaway June 2013
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga September 19, 2014