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Catalog Number 1987.3.0568
Title [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]
Object Type Tape
Collection Louis Armstrong Collection
Description Scope: Dub of 1987.3.565 (made on a different tape machine). Radio broadcast of the Patterson/Johannson prize fight (conversation in background). Recording of the Jack Paar television program (talk in background).

Contents (as on compact disc reference copy):

Disc 1, Track 1: ABC Radio broadcast of the third Floyd Patterson/Ingemar Johansson heavyweight championship boxing match, March 13, 1961 (Louis and friends talk in the background throughout): commentator Howard Cosell talks to many people before the fight including Joe Louis; Track 2: commercial (Schaeffer Beer); Track 3: Cosell talks to Ingmar Johansson and Floyd Patterson; Track 4: commercial (Studebaker Lark); Track 5: Cosell talks to the fighters about fight strategy; Track 6: commercial (Studebaker Lark); Track 7: Cosell talks to the fighters about being in the ring; Track 8: Les Keiter announces the beginning of the fight; talks with Rocky Marciano and Arthur Mercante; Track 9: commercial (Studebaker Lark); Track 10: pre-fight commentary; Track 11: station identification; pre-fight commentary; Track 12: commercial (Studebaker Lark); Track 13: opening ceremony; national anthem; Track 14: round one; Track 15: commercial (Mennen shaving cream); Track 16: round two; Track 17: round three; Track 18: commercial (Studebaker Lark); Track 19: round four; Track 20: round five; Track 21: commercial (Studebaker Lark); Track 22: round six; Track 23: post-fight coverage; Track 24: commercial (Studebaker Lark); Disc 2, Track 1: post fight coverage with Joe Louis; replay of fight end; Track 2: commercial (Mennen shaving cream); Track 3: Cosell talks from Patterson's dressing room; Track 4: Les Keiter talks to Max Schmeling; Track 5: commercial (Studebaker Hawk); Track 6: post-fight coverage; Track 7: commercial (Studebaker Lark); Track 8: post-fight coverage; Track 9: station identification; commercials; Track 10: opening of the Scott Muni show. Track 11: Jack Paar television program: talk of the recent appearance of Ed Sullivan on his show with Hugh Downs; Track 12: commercial; Track 13: Hugh Downs and Jack Paar talk about a feud with Ed Sullivan; Track 14: commercial; Track 15: Downs and Paar continue talking about Sullivan; Tracks 16: commercials; Track 17: Downs continues talking with Paar; Track 18: Station ID for WCBS radio; Track 19: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South" (Louis Armstrong radio commercial for the World Jazz Series at Newport, sponsored by Studebaker Lark); Track 20: announcer Mitch Miller talks about the World Jazz Series and introduces Tyree Glenn; Track 21: "Tea for Two" (Tyree Glenn); Track 22: "Sultry Serenade" (Tyree Glenn); Track 23: Mitcher Miller speaks; Studebaker Lark commercial with Louis speaking and playing a bit of "Back O'Town Blues"; Track 24: Mitch Miller introduces the Art Farmer-Benny Golson Sextet; Track 25: "Killer Joe" (Art Farmer and Benny Golson, Newport 1960).
People Cosell, Howard
Downs, Hugh
Ernst, Morris
Johannson, Ingemar
Louis, Joe
Marciano, Rocky
Muni, Scott
Paar, Jack
Patterson, Floyd
Sullivan, Ed
Search Terms Tape recordings, Audio
Date March 13, 1961
Year Range from 1961
Year Range to 1961
Creator Louis Armstrong
Caption 1987.3.568 Front
Accession number 1987.3