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Catalog Number 1987.3.0687
Title [Reel-to-reel tape given to Louis Armstrong]
Object Type Tape
Collection Louis Armstrong Collection
Description Scope: "Jazz Club Tribute to Louis" radio program by the BBC.

Contents (as on compact disc reference copy):

Track 1: "Mack the Knife" (Louis Armstrong); voiceover introduction to "The Louis Armstrong Show," mentioning Louis's arrival in Great Britain that day (spring 1962); Track 2: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South" (Nat Gonella); Gonella opens tribute; Tracks 3-7: Recordings of Louis Armstrong sound recordings, each introduced by Gonella: "Savoy Blues"; Track 4: "West End Blues"; Track 5: "Mahogany Hall Stomp"; Track 6: "Song of the Islands"; Track 7: "Body and Soul"; Track 8: Gonella calls Louis at his hotel and talks to him, welcoming him to England; talk about personnel in the band; asks Louis about his chops; Louis tells the fans he loves them; says he just woke up; Track 9: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South" (Nat Gonella) (incomplete); Track 10: man announces end of part 1; Track 11: man announces beginning of part 2; Track 12: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South" (Nat Gonella) (continued from where it cut off on track 9); Track 13: Gonella talks briefly about hearing Louis play that; Tracks 14: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South" (Louis Armstrong); Track 15: "Dipper Mouth" (Louis Armstrong with Jimmy Dorsey); Track 16: "Jazz Club" conversation with Nat Gonella, Jerry Brown, Lenny Felix and Kaye talk about Louis; mention tapes; mention Kaye singing with Humphrey Lyttelton; Track 17: "Basin Street Blues" (Nat Gonella); Track 18: "Tiger Rag" (Louis Armstrong); Track 19: "Mack the Knife" (Louis Armstrong); Track 20: "When the Saints Go Marching In" (Louis Armstrong); Track 21: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South" (incomplete).
People Brown, Jerry
Felix, Lenny
Gonella, Nat
Search Terms British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Louis Armstrong and His All Stars
Year Range from 1962
Year Range to 1962
Creator Louis Armstrong
Caption 1987.3.687 Front
Accession number 1987.3