Louis Armstrong

Bing and Satchmo (EJC 55477)

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1960

Bing and Satchmo

Louis Armstrong

Essential Jazz Classics

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EJC 124401

EJC 55477

JAZZ

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Bing and Satchmo

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CD 8,26 €

INCLUDES 10 BONUS TRACKS

The complete original album Bing & Satchmo (MGM E3882), the only complete LP Louis Armstrong and Bing Crosby ever made as a team and their last recording together.
As a bonus, their three duets from the 1956 movie High Society, as well as further duets taken from Crosby's 1950-51 TV shows and their only 1951 duet of “Gone Fishin'”. Also included are their first collaborative recording (“Pennies from Heaven”), which dates back to 1936, and a private recording of Louis and his band singing (and swinging!) “Happy Birthday” to Bing in 1939.

PERSONNEL:

LOUIS ARMSTRONG, vocals & trumpet
BING CROSBY, vocals
On all tracks, plus:

(1-12): Bing & Satchmo (MGM E3882) Dick Cathcart, Shorty Sherock (tp), Abe Lincoln, Moe Schneider, Tommy Pederson (tb), Justin Gordon, Chuck Gentry, Matty Matlock, Wilbur Schwartz (reeds), Stan Wrightsman (p), George Van Eps (g), Morty Corb (b), Nick Fatool (d), The Jud Conlon singers (choir) arranged by Bill E. Thompson. Additional lyrics by Johnny Mercer. Orchestral arrangements and conducting by Billy May. New York, June 28-30 & July 5, 1960.

*BONUS TRACKS (13-23):

(13-15): Trummy Young (tb), Edmond Hall (cl), Billy Kyle (p), Arvell Shaw (b), Barrett Deems (d), plus MGM studio orchestra, Johnny Green (cond). Original soundtrack from the film High Society, Hollywood, January 6-18, 1956. 16: Studio orchestra. San Francisco, April 25, 1951. 17-21: Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires & Orchestra conducted by John Scott Trotter with special guests Jack Teagarden (tb) & Ella Fitzgerald (vc on 21). Bing Crosby TV Show, San Francisco, 1950-51. 22: Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra. Los Angeles, August 17, 1936. 23: Omit Bing Crosby. Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra.
New York, April 25, 1939.

“Bing and Satchmo... That's a good album. I mean, I'm proud of that album, of my efforts”. (Billy May)

INCLUDES 16-PAGE BOOKLET

TRACKS:

01 MUSKRAT RAMBLE
02 SUGAR
03 THE PREACHER
04 DARDANELLA
05 LET'S SING LIKE A DIXIELAND BAND
06 WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS
07 BROTHER BILL
08 LITTLE OL' TUNE
09 AT THE JAZZ BAND BALL
10 ROCKY MOUNTAIN MOON
11 LAZY RIVER
12 BYE BYE BLUES
13 LITTLE ONE
14 I LOVE YOU, SAMANTHA
15 NOW YOU HAS JAZZ
16 GONE FISHIN' [studio version]
17 BLUEBERRY HILL
18 LAZY BONES
19 A KISS TO BUILD A DREAM ON
20 GONE FISHIN' [live version]
21 MEMPHIS BLUES
22 PENNIES FROM HEAVEN
23 HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BING!

TOTAL TIME: 74:11