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Louis Armstrong - Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy download album
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Louis Armstrong Plays . This recording was not only Louis Armstrong's finest record of the 1950s but one of the truly classic jazz sets. 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 greatest version of the oft-recorded song.

The Memphis Blues (Or Mister Crump). Written-By – G. A. Norton, W. C. Handy. Written-By – W. Handy, W. Hirsch. Chantez Les Bas (Sing 'Em Low). 10. –Louis Armstrong. 11. Atlanta Blues (Make Me One Pallet On Your Floor). Written-By – D. Elman, W. George Avakian's Interview With .

But Armstrong's malleable tone and magnetic presence command the spotlight. Louis Armstrong Plays . Handy Louis Armstrong. Pops' joyous, bawdy riff that opens this 1954 album goes straight back to the music of his youth: He famously cut "St. Louis Blues" with Bessie Smith in 1925, and his masterful vocal performances and thrilling trumpet improvisations on this set of songs by blues composer . Handy have the kind of authority that comes from having truly lived the music.

Louis Armstrong Plays . has been added to your Cart. A wonderful pairing of jazz giant Louis Armstrong with revered father of the blues composer . These historic sessions from 1954 and 1956 include St. Louis Blues; Loveless Love, plus five previously unreleased tracks. Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist - Artist (Sample).


A1 St. Louis Blues
A2 Yellow Dog Blues
A3 Loveless Love
A4 Aunt Hagar's Blues
A5 Long Gone
B1 Memphis Blues
B2 Beale Street Blues
B3 Ole Miss
B4 Chantez Les Bas
B5 Hesitating Blues
B6 Atlanta Blues


  • Clarinet – Barney Bigard
  • Contrabass – Arvel Shaw*
  • Drums – Barret Deems*
  • Liner Notes – George Avakian
  • Trombone – Trummy Young
  • Trumpet – Louis Armstrong
  • Vocals – Velma Middleton


Made in Italy
Minigroove 33 1/3 in laminated flipboxed sleeve

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Center Label A): AA 07038.1,0 L
  • Matrix / Runout (Center Label B): AA 07038.1 L II

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CL 591 Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong Plays W. C. Handy ‎(LP, Mono) Columbia CL 591 US 1954
62 301 Louis Armstrong Joue W.C. Handy ‎(LP, Album) CBS 62 301 France Unknown
0 15 0494 Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong Plays W. C. Handy ‎(LP, Album, Mono, Club) Supraphon, Gramofonový Klub 0 15 0494 Czechoslovakia 1968
CJ 40242 Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy ‎(LP, Album, Mono, RE, RM) Columbia CJ 40242 US 1986
B 07038 L Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Philips B 07038 L Netherlands 1954