|Title||[Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]|
|Collection||Louis Armstrong Collection|
Scope: Louis in the Chicago Theater dressing room of Sugar Ray Robinson with Claire Walker and Sammy Green.
Contents (as on compact disc reference copy):
Disc 1, Track 1: Louis back stage talking about Ray Robinson; Louis tells a story about Rochester; story about Bill Robinson; Track 2: "Danny?" enters the room, others enter the room and try to coax a woman to sing; Track 3: man and woman sing "Pennies from heaven"; Track 4: woman reads a poem; Carrie Gunn sings "Sweathearts on parade"; Track 5: woman reads a valentine; Track 6: Louis asks the woman to read more valentines; Track 7: guests argue over who will tell a joke; Track 8: Louis plays the trumpet; Track 9: Louis tells a story about a mule; Louis tells more jokes; Louis tells a story about a boat trip from Holland; Track 10: Louis tells a story about a colored auto race; Track 11: Louis tells a story about Daisy and her razor; Louis tells a story about Daisy cutting up his Stetson hat; Track 12: Louis talks about his writing; Track 13: "Sheik" arrives; Louis tells a story about marijuana and the police in St. Louis; Track 14: "Sheik" tells a marijuana story; Louis talks about Count Basie; Louis talks about his favorite records; Track 15: Louis tells a dirty joke; Disc 2, Track 1: woman sings a song in Spanish; Track 2: a woman sings a blues tune; Track 3: Louis talks with girls and introduces Madeleine Shaw, Miss Aldridge and Miss [?]; Track 4: Louis talks about French singers (Edith Piaf, Jacqueline Francois); Track 5: Louis talks about Maurice Chevalier performance; Track 6: Louis tells a joke; Track 7: a man does a soft shoe routine for the tape recorder; Track 8: a man tells a dirty joke; Track 9: Louis talks; a woman tries to get a man to sing; Track 10: Louis tells a dirty limerick; women talk in French; Track 11: Louis tells a dirty joke; a man tells a dirty joke; Track 12: a woman tells a joke in French; Track 13: another woman tells a joke in French; Tracks 14-16: a man tells a dirty joke; Track 17: a man tells a story "The Dog's convention"; Track 18: a man tells a dirty joke; Track 19: Louis tells a joke; Track 20: a man recites a poem "The bull dyke's ball"; Track 21: Louis tells a dirty joke; Track 22: a woman tells a joke in French; Track 23: Louis tells a joke; Track 24: a man tells a joke; Track 25: Louis tells a joke. Track 26: Recording of sound recordings: "Your Cheatin' Heart" (Louis Armstrong); Track 27: "Congratulations to Someone" (Louis Armstrong).
|Notes||Sugar Ray Robinson tried out a nightclub act (managed by Joe Glaser) in 1953, the same year Louis recorded "Your Cheatin' Heart" and "Congratulations to Someone."|
Armstrong, Daisy Parker
Robinson, Sugar Ray
Shaw, Madeleine Berard
|Year Range from||1953|
|Year Range to||1953|