Louis Armstrong

Louis In London: CD


Release Date: 12 July, 2024

Verve Records presents Louis In London, the last great performance from the one and only Louis Armstrong.

This legendary session was recorded live at the BBC on July 2, 1968, just weeks after Armstrong hit the #1 spot on the uk charts with “What A Wonderful World”, and features a 13-track collection spanning a groundbreaking career; from W.C. Handy’s “ole miss” to worldwide hits like “Mack The Knife”

1. When It’s Sleepy Time Down South
2. (Back Home Again) In Indiana
3. A Kiss To Build a Dream On
4. Hello, Dolly!
5. Mame
6. You’ll Never Walk Alone
7. Ole Miss
8. Blueberry Hill
9. Mack The Knife
10. Rockin’ Chair
11. The Bare Necessities
12. What a Wonderful World
13. When The Saints Go Marching In

Recorded on July 2, 1968 for “Show Of The Week – Louis Armstrong” on BBC TV
First broadcast on September 22, 1968

Louis Armstrong, trumpet
The All Stars:  Tyree Glenn, trombone  |  Joe Muranyi, clarinet
Marty Napoleon, piano  |  Buddy Catlett, bass  |  Danny Barcelona, drums

Decca Records
CD Album