|Title||[Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]|
|Collection||Louis Armstrong Collection|
Scope: Recording made in Ray Robinson's dressing room at the Chicago Theater; live concert recording from New Orleans(poor quality); radio programs "Art Ford Afternoon Show", "Make Believe Ballroom", WNEW, New York, November 10, 1953.
Contents (as on compact disc reference copy):
Disc 1, Track 1: "Luna" (Ray Martino); Track 2: Louis plays along with the previous selection. Track 3: Recording made in Ray Robinson's dressing room at the Chicago Theater: Louis tells "Mary had a little bear" poem; talks about Paris; people tell jokes and recite tongue twisters; Track 4: Louis tells a dirty joke; Track 5: "What am I supposed to do" (Roger Sound[?]); Track 6: "Forgive this fool" (Roger Sound[?]); Track 7: "Forgive This Fool" ("Mr. Parker on piano and Mr. Bang Bang Womba on vocals"); Track 8: jokes in French; Track 9: unidentified man tells a dirty joke; Track 10: Louis tells a dirty joke; Track 11: unidentified man tells a dirty joke; Track 12: unidentified man tells a dirty joke; Track 13: unidentified man tells a dirty joke; Track 14: Louis tells a dirty joke; Track 15: unidentified man tells a dirty joke; Track 16: Louis tells a dirty joke; Track 17: "Long haired Billy just walked in" (conversation moves away from the microphone); Track 18: unidentified man sings in French; Track 19: woman reads a story; Track 20: woman reads a letter; (someone in background shouts, "Five minutes," probably until the show began); Track 21: conversation; someone mentions "Shorty"; laughter. Track 22: Live All Stars concert from New Orleans Municipal Auditorium, May 13, 1952 (poor quality): "St. Louis Blues" (Louis Armstrong and His All Stars; Marty Napoleon feature); Track 23: "Tea for Two" (Louis Armstrong and His All Stars; Barney Bigard feature); Track 24: "A Kiss to Build a Dream On" (Louis Armstrong and His All Stars); Track 25: "Bugle Blues" (Louis Armstrong and His All Stars; Cozy Cole feature); Track 26: Louis announces intermission; Track 27: unidentified man introduces the a disc jockey; disc jockey gives a speech, introduces Sherwood Mangiapane of the New Orleans Jazz Club; Track 28: presentation of an award to Louis; Louis accepts award; Track 29: unidentified man gives a speech; Track 30: disc jockey introduces Miss Myra Menville who awards Louis the key to the city; Louis tells "hamburger" joke; Track 31: "Struttin' with Some Barbecue" (Louis Armstrong and His All Stars); Disc 2, Track 1: "Manhattan"; Track 2: commercial for Manischewitz wine; Track 3: "Baby's Coming Home" (Les Paul, Mary Ford); Track 4: commercial for the 1953 Packard car; Track 5: "Deep in the heart of Texas" (Bing Crosby, Woody Herman); Track 6: closing of the Art Ford radio program; Track 7: commercial for Pall Mall cigarettes; Track 8: news "News around the clock"; Track 9: commercial for HFC Household Finance Co.; Track 10: opening theme of radio program, "Make Believe Ballroom"; Track 11: "The Continental" (Ray Anthony); Track 12: commercial for Del Monte catsup; Track 13: "Mr. Anthony's Blues" (Ray Anthony); Track 14: commercials for the Pontiac sedan and Two Guys from Harrison, New Jersey; Track 15: "Why Does it Have to Be Me" (Tony Bennett); Track 16: commercial for the 1954 Motorola television; Track 17: "Here Comes That Heartache Again" (Tony Bennett); Track 18: "Stranger in Paradise" (Tony Bennett); Track 19: commercial for Webcor tape recorder; Track 20: "Rags to Riches" (Tony Bennett); Track 21: commercial for Coca Cola; Track 22: "Why Don't You Believe Me" (Joni James); Track 23: "Let there be love" (Joni James); Track 24: "I'll Never Stand in Your Way" (Joni James); Track 25: commercial for Coca Cola; Track 26: "Have You Heard" (Joni James); Track 27: commercials; Track 28: "Don't Fence Me In" (Bing Crosby); Track 29: "Just a Little Lovin'" (Bing Crosby); Track 30: "Anything You Can Do, I Can do Better" (Bing Crosby, Andrews Sisters); Track 31: commercial for the National Food Club.
Robinson, Sugar Ray
Louis Armstrong and His All Stars
|Year Range from||1953|
|Year Range to||1953|