Louis Tribute Set List

February 9, 2015

To all who attended the Dance Hall in Kittery this Saturday, thank you for joing us in celebrating the music of Louis Armstrong. It was a very special night for us, and we had a blast performing!

 

As promised in the pre-concert talk, here is a copy of our set list as well as youtube links so that you might listen to these songs from the horn of Mr. Armstrong himself.

 

First, here is a link to Louis' oldest known footage of what his live act may have been like. This is a 1933 concert in Copenhagen, in which he performs "Dinah", "I Cover The Waterfront", and "Tiger Rag"

 

Happy Listening!

 

SET ONE:

Dippermouth Blues (With King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band)

 

Potato Head Blues (Louis Armstrong and His Hot Sevens)

 

Everybody Loves My Baby (With Fletcher Henderson's orchestra). At the end of the track you'll hear Louis talking to the band, the first time his voice was captured on recording.

 

Cake Walkin' Babies (with Sidney Bechet)

 

Cornet Chop Suey (Louis Armstrong and His Hot Fives)

 

West End Blues (with Earl Hines)

 

Beau Koo Jack (Louis Armstrong and His Hot Sevens)

 

Ain't Misbehavin' (by Fats Waller from the musical Hot Chocolates)

 

Come Back, Sweet Papa (Louis Armstrong and His Hot Fives)

 

When You're Smilin' (In New York, 1929)

 

Hotter Than That (Louis Armstrong and His Hot Sevens)

 

King of the Zulus (Louis Armstrong and His Hot Fives)

 

Struttin' With Some Barbecue (Louis Armstrong and His Hot Sevens)

 

Muskrat Ramble (Louis Armstrong and His Hot Fives)

 

SET TWO:

When It's Sleepy Time Down South

 

Shine (As performed in the movie A Rhapsody in Black and Blue)

 

If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight

 

Some Of These Days (New York, 1929)

 

St James Infirmary (Louis Armstrong and His Hot Sevens)

 

St Louis Blues (Louis Armstrong and His Hot Sevens)

 

Royal Garden Blues (Louis Armstrong and His All-Stars)

 

Cheek to Cheek (Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald and the Oscar Peterson Trio)

 

Let's Call the Whole Thing Off (same as above)

 

I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You (from the movie A Rhapsody In Black and Blue)

 

 

 

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