A Rare Batch of Satch + 12 Bonus Tracks
Poll Winners Records
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INCLUDES 12 BONUS TRACKS
4 STARS DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE
This release presents the complete original LP "A Rare Batch of Satch" (RCA Victor LPM-2322), which appeared in 1962 and contained some of the best sides Louis Armstrong recorded for the Victor and Bluebird labels in the 1930s.
This CD have been completed with further tunes from the same sessions, including the only existing testimony of Satchmo playing with pianist Teddy Wilson, and with the Chick Webb orchestra.
LOUIS ARMSTRONG, trumpet & vocals on all tracks plus:
[5,8] & [12-13]: Chick Webb and His Orchestra. Camden, New Jersey, December 8, 1932.
 & : Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra including Louis Jordan (as).
Camden, New Jersey, December 21, 1932.
, , [6-7],  & [14-20]: Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra including Zilner Randolph (tp), Keg Johnson (tb), Budd Johnson (cl, ts), Teddy Wilson (p).
Chicago, January 26-28, 1933.
,  & [21-24]: Same personnel as above. Charlie Beal (p) replaces Teddy Wilson.
Chicago, April 24-26, 1933.
INCLUDES 12-PAGE BOOKLET
01 I GOTTA RIGHT TO SING THE BLUES
02 MEDLEY: WHEN YOU’RE SMILING / ST. JAMES INFIRMARY / DINAH
03 THERE’S A CABIN IN THE PINES
04 BASIN STREET BLUES
05 I HATE TO LEAVE YOU NOW
06 MAHOGANY HALL STOMP
07 HIGH SOCIETY
08 THAT’S MY HOME
09 MEDLEY: YOU, RASCAL YOU / WHEN IT’S SLEEPY TIME DOWN SOUTH / NOBODY’S SWEETHEART
11 LAUGHIN’ LOUIE
12 HOBO, YOU CAN’T RIDE THIS TRAIN
13 YOU’LL WISH YOU’D NEVER BEEN BORN (*)
14 I’VE GOT THE WORLD ON A STRING (*)
15 HUSTLIN’ AND BUSTLIN’ FOR BABY (*)
16 SITTIN’ IN THE DARK (*)
17 HE’S A SON OF THE SOUTH (*)
18 SOME SWEET DAY (*)
19 HONEY, DO! (*)
20 SWING, YOU CATS (*)
21 HONEY, DON’T YOU LOVE ME ANY MORE? (*)
22 MISSISSIPPI BASIN (*)
23 SWEET SUE, JUST YOU (*)
24 ST. LOUIS BLUES (*)
Total Time: 77:26