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Catalog Number 1987.3.0474
Title [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]
Object Type Tape
Collection Louis Armstrong Collection
Description Scope: Recordings of Armstrong sound recordings with Ella Fitzgerald. Originally cataloged in "Tape Catalog #1" (see Manuscripts, 1987.2.22). Front of tape box contains a photo of Louis and Jack Teagarden singing together with Arvell Shaw in the background.

Contents (as on compact disc reference copy):

Disc 1, Tracks 1-12 and Disc 2, Tracks 1-6: Recording of Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald sound recording, "Ella and Louis Again" (Louis listens with a friend, having low-level conversation throughout, occasionally commenting on the music): "They All Laughed"; Track 2: "Comes Love"; Track 3: "Autumn in New York"; Track 4: "Let's Do It"; Track 5: "Stompin' at the Savoy"; Track 6: "I Won't Dance"; Track 7: "Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You"; Track 8: friend compliments Oscar Peterson as a soloist and accompanist; Louis praises him, too; "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off"; Track 9: "These Foolish Things"; Track 10: "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm"; Track 11: "Willow Weep for Me"; Track 12: "I'm Putting All My Eggs in Basket" (incomplete); Disc 2, Track 1: "I'm Putting All My Eggs in Basket"; Track 2: "A Fine Romance"; Track 3: "Ill Wind"; Track 4: "Our Love is Here to Stay"; Track 5: "I Get a Kick Out of You"; Track 6: "Learnin' the Blues"; Tracks 7-14: Recording of Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald sound recording, "Porgy and Bess": "Summertime"; Track 8: "Bess, You is My Woman Now"; Track 9: "I Got Plenty O'Nuttin'"; Track 10: "It Ain't Necessarily So"; Track 11: "Bess, Oh Where's My Bess"; Track 12: "Bess, Oh Where's My Bess" (instrumental); Track 13: "Bess, Oh Where's My Bess" (instrumental repeated); Track 14: "Bess, Oh Where's My Bess" (Louis sings).
People Fitzgerald, Ella
Shaw, Arvell
Teagarden, Jack
Search Terms Louis Armstrong and His All Stars
Year Range from 1959
Year Range to 1960
Creator Louis Armstrong
Caption 1987.3.474 Front
Accession number 1987.3