Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy ()

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  1. St. Louis Blues
  2. Yellow Dog Blues
  3. Loveless Love
  4. Aunt Hagar's Blues
  5. Long Gone (From the Bowlin' Green)
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  1. St. Louis Blues
  2. Yellow Dog Blues
  3. Loveless Love
  4. Aunt Hagar's Blues
  5. Long Gone (From the Bowlin' Green)
  6. The Memphis Blues (Or Mister Crump)
  7. Beale Street Blues
  8. Ole Miss Blues
  9. Chantez Les Bas (Sing 'Em Low)
  10. Hesitating Blues
  11. Atlanta Blues (Make Me One Pallet on Your Floor)
  12. George Avakian's Interview with W.C. Handy
  13. Loveless Love
  14. Hesitating Blues
  15. Alligator Story
  16. Long Gone (From the Bowlin' Green)
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This recording was not only Louis Armstrong's finest record of the 1950s but one of the truly classic jazz sets. Armstrong and his All-Stars (trombonist Trummy Young, clarinetist Barney Bigard, pianist Billy Kyle, bassist Arvell Shaw, drummer Barrett Deems, and singer Velma Middleton) were clearly inspired by the fresh repertoire, 11 songs written by W.C. Handy. Their nearly nine-minute version of "St. Louis Blues" -- with witty vocals, roaring Young trombone, and a couple of long majestic trumpet solos -- is arguably the ...

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