Louis: The Best of Louis Armstrong

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The best of legendary American trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong, entitled Louis, features some of his most memorable tracks and includes classics "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen" and "What a Wonderful World." Rising to fame in the 1920's, Armstrong was renowned for both his tremendous trumpet play and deep, rasping vocals. This compilation pulls together a collection of songs from his early jazz influences to poppier numbers such as "Hello, Dolly!" that came later in his illustrious career.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
The best of legendary American trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong, entitled Louis, features some of his most memorable tracks and includes classics "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen" and "What a Wonderful World." Rising to fame in the 1920's, Armstrong was renowned for both his tremendous trumpet play and deep, rasping vocals. This compilation pulls together a collection of songs from his early jazz influences to poppier numbers such as "Hello, Dolly!" that came later in his illustrious career.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/31/2012
  • Label: Universal Uk
  • UPC: 602527819198
  • Catalog Number: 2781919
  • Sales rank: 121,192

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 When You're Smiling - Sy Oliver's Orchestra (4:03)
  2. 2 West End Blues - Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra (3:10)
  3. 3 Blueberry Hill - Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars (3:18)
  4. 4 I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues - Russell Garcia & His Orchestra (3:55)
  5. 5 Lazy River - Sy Oliver's Orchestra (3:50)
  6. 6 Hello, Dolly! - Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars (2:25)
  7. 7 La Vie en Rose - Sy Oliver's Orchestra (3:24)
  8. 8 April in Paris (6:34)
  9. 9 A Kiss to Build a Dream On (3:02)
  10. 10 Moon River - Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars (2:58)
  11. 11 You Rascal You (3:18)
  12. 12 Ain't Misbehavin' - Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra (2:53)
  13. 13 Makin' Whoopee (3:57)
  14. 14 C'est Si Bon (It's So Good) - Sy Oliver's Orchestra (3:04)
  15. 15 Georgia on My Mind - Sy Oliver's Orchestra (3:24)
  16. 16 The Gypsy - Commanders (3:19)
  17. 17 Stars Fell on Alabama (3:32)
  18. 18 Body and Soul - Russell Garcia & His Orchestra (4:43)
  19. 19 I Only Have Eyes for You - Russell Garcia & His Orchestra (4:13)
  20. 20 When It's Sleepy Time Down South - Gordon Jenkins Orchestra (3:17)
Disc 2
  1. 1 We Have All the Time in the World (3:14)
  2. 2 Swing That Music - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra (2:50)
  3. 3 Dippermouth Blues: Sugar Foot Stomp (3:17)
  4. 4 I've Got the World on a String - Russell Garcia & His Orchestra (2:50)
  5. 5 Moonlight in Vermont (3:42)
  6. 6 East of the Sun (West of the Moon) - Russell Garcia & His Orchestra (3:17)
  7. 7 It's Been a Long, Long Time - Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars (2:20)
  8. 8 Basin Street Blues - Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars (5:50)
  9. 9 Blues in the Night (5:12)
  10. 10 Mack the Knife - Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars (3:55)
  11. 11 Stormy Weather - Russell Garcia & His Orchestra (4:16)
  12. 12 I'm in the Mood for Love - Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra (3:09)
  13. 13 Rockin' Chair - Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars (4:17)
  14. 14 That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day) - George Jenkins' Orchestra & Choir (3:05)
  15. 15 You're the Top - Russell Garcia & His Orchestra (2:32)
  16. 16 Dream a Little Dream of Me (3:06)
  17. 17 Don't Get Around Much Anymore - Russell Garcia & His Orchestra (3:38)
  18. 18 Your Cheatin' Heart - Sy Oliver's Orchestra (2:44)
  19. 19 Bess You Is My Woman Now (5:28)
  20. 20 Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen - Russell Garcia & His Orchestra (4:52)
  21. 21 What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra (2:18)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Louis Armstrong Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Marc Blitzstein Composer
George Gershwin Composer
Kurt Weill Composer
Henry Mancini Composer
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
King Oliver Composer
Fats Waller Composer
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Edith Piaf Composer
Vernon Duke Composer
Bertolt Brecht Composer
Andy Razaf Composer
Jerry Herman Composer
John Barry Composer
Fabian André Composer
Louis Armstrong Composer
Sidney Arodin Composer
Sammy Cahn Composer
Hal David Composer
Walter Donaldson Composer
Al Dubin Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Dorothy Fields Composer
Mark Fisher Composer
Haven Gillespie Composer
Joe Goodwin Composer
Oscar Hammerstein II Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Gus Kahn Composer
Bert Kalmar Composer
Al Lewis Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Billy Reid Composer
Leon René Composer
Vincent Rose Composer
Harry Ruby Composer
Bob Russell Composer
Jule Styne Composer
Bob Thiele Composer
Harry Warren Composer
George David Weiss Composer
Hank Williams Composer
Clarence Williams Composer
Spencer Williams Composer
Stuart Gorrell Composer
Harry Brooks Composer
Marcel Louiguy Composer
Ted Koehler Composer
Frank Eyton Composer
John Blackburn Composer
Brooks Bowman Composer
Clarence Muse Composer
Otis Rene Composer
Larry Shay Composer
Karl Suessdorf Composer
Mack David Composer
Sam Theard Composer
Traditional Composer
Horace Gerlach Composer
Beasley Smith Composer
Frank S. Perkins Composer
Sy Oliver & His Orchestra Composer
Lawrence Stock Composer
Jerry Seleen Composer
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