The Essential Louis Armstrong [Columbia\Legacy] ()

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Track Listing
  1. Sugar Foot Stomp
  2. Cake Walking Babies (From Home)
  3. Pickin' on Your Baby
  4. Heebie Jeebies
  5. Willie the Weeper
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  1. Sugar Foot Stomp
  2. Cake Walking Babies (From Home)
  3. Pickin' on Your Baby
  4. Heebie Jeebies
  5. Willie the Weeper
  6. Potato Head Blues
  7. West End Blues
  8. Basin Street Blues
  9. Beau Koo Jack
  10. St. James Infirmary
  11. Tight Like This
  12. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
  13. Ain't Misbehavin'
  14. Black and Blue
  15. That Rhythm Man
  16. St. Louis Blues
  17. Bessie Couldn't Help It
  18. I'm Confessin'
  19. Memories of You
  20. Shine
  21. Walkin' My Baby Back Home
  22. Blue Again
  23. You Rascal You
  24. When It's Sleepy Time Down South
  25. Lazy River
  26. Stardust
  27. Georgia on My Mind
  28. Shadrack
  29. On the Sunny Side of the Street
  30. When the Saints Go Marching In
  31. Rockin' Chair
  32. Blueberry Hill
  33. Mack the Knife
  34. Aunt Hagar's Blues
  35. Honeysuckle Rose
  36. A Fine Romance
  37. What a Wonderful World
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Even at two discs and 37 tracks, it's difficult to say that this set contains everything that is truly essential from Louis Armstrong's monumental five-decade career. It does, however, do a great job of touching down at key points, and nicely balances Armstrong's various guises as a groundbreaking sideman, soloist, bandleader, singer, and ultimately, American legend, icon, and the very embodiment of the face of jazz. Opening with Armstrong blowing accomplished blues choruses on 1925's "Sugar Foot Stomp" while a member of ...

The Essential Louis Armstrong [Columbia\Legacy] 2004, Sony Music Distribution

UPC: 696998928022

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