|Title||[Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]|
|Collection||Louis Armstrong Collection|
Scope: Louis and friends in his dressing room at the State Theater, Rochester, NY, April 1953.
Contents (as on compact disc reference copy):
Disc 1, Track 1: Louis and friends talk and play sound recordings in Louis's dressing room at the State Theater, Rochester, NY: Louis and Tommy Albert talk. Albert introduces a song he wrote for the army and plays a recording of it, "We Are the Army"; Track 2: Albert plays an instrumental version of "We Are the Army"; Track 3: Albert plays another song he wrote, "I've Got a Peck Peck Peckin' Woman"; Track 4: Albert plays a faster version of "We are the Army"; Track 5: Louis introduces recordings and reads liner notes. Track 6: Recording of Louis Armstrong sound recording "Louis and Earl": "Weather Bird"; Track 7: "Our Monday Date"; Track 8: "Chicago Breakdown"; Track 9: "Don't Jive Me"; Track 10: "West End Blues"; Track 11: "Muggles"; Track 12: "Tight Like This"; Track 13: "Heah Me Talkin' to Ya"; Track 14: "Heah Me Talkin' to Ya." Track 15: radio announcer introduces "Can't Let You Leave Me Now" written by Earl Clendon. Track 16: Louis puts the microphone out into the performance hall at the Rochester State Theater to hear Sugar Ray Robinson; Track 17: announcer introduces Sugar Ray Robinson; Track 18: Latin dance routine by the De Santos; Track 19: Sugar Ray Robinson comedy routine; Disc 2, Track 1: "I'm Never Satisfied"; "Dance, Dance, Dance"; Track 2: Robinson introduces Helen Forrest: "Falling in Love with Love" (Helen Forrest); Track 3: "I'm Thru with Love" (Helen Forrest) (Louis plays along from backstage); Track 4: "Hallelujah" (Helen Forrest) (Louis plays along from backstage); Track 5: "I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate" (Helen Forrest); Track 6: Sugar Ray Robinson comedy routine; Track 7: Robinson introduces Louis and the All Stars; "When it's Sleepy Time Down South"; Track 8: Louis introduces the next number; "A Kiss to Build a Dream On"; Track 9: "C Jam Blues"; Track 10: "Oh Look at Me Now"; Track 11: "Big Mama's Back in Town"; Track 12: "That's My Desire"; Track 13: "When it's Sleepy Time Down South"; "You're Just in Love"; Track 14: "On the Sunny Side of the Street". Track 15: Recordings of sound recordings: "The Cantor" (Al Jolson); Track 16: "Hebrew Chant" (Victor Young); Track 17: Louis reads the record label and makes comments.
|Notes||The Sugar Ray Robinson and Helen Forrest show at Loew's State Theater in Rochester, NY was most likely early April 1953.|
Robinson, Sugar Ray
Louis Armstrong and His All Stars