Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Heebie Jeebies
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five 2:57
2 Cornet Chop Suey
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five 3:18
3 Muskrat Ramble
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five 2:33
4 Jazz Lips
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five 3:03
5 Skid Dat-De-Dat
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five 3:05
6 Big Butter and Egg Man
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five 3:01
7 Willie the Weeper
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven 3:09
8 Wild Man Blues
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven 3:12
9 Alligator Crawl
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven 3:04
10 Potato Head Blues
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven 2:57
11 Melancholy Blues
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven 3:03
12 Weary Blues
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven 3:01
13 Struttin' With Some Barbecue
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five 3:06
14 Once in a While
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five 3:19
15 I'm Not Rough
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five 3:04
16 Hotter Than That
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five 3:05
17 Savoy Blues
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five 3:32
18 Skip the Gutter
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five 3:10
19 West End Blues
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five 3:20
20 Basin Street Blues
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five 3:15
21 Beau Koo Jack
Louis Armstrong and His Savoy Ballroom Five 3:01
22 Weather Bird
Louis Armstrong 2:42
23 Muggles
Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra 2:52
24 St. James' Infirmary
Louis Armstrong and His Savoy Ballroom Five 3:14
25 Tight Like This
Louis Armstrong and His Savoy Ballroom Five 3:10

Credits

Medium 1

engineered in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1927-12-09) (track 13)
recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1926-02-26) (tracks 1, 3)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1926-11-16) (track 4)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1927-05-07) (tracks 7–8)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1927-05-11) (track 12)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1927-12-10) (tracks 16–17)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1927-12-13) (track 15)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1928-06-27) (tracks 19–20)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1928-12-04) (track 20)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1928-12-05) (tracks 21–23)
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1928-12-12) (tracks 24–25)
clarinet:
Johnny Dodds (1926-02-26) (tracks 1, 3)
Johnny Dodds (1926-11-16) (track 4)
Johnny Dodds (1927-05-07) (tracks 7–8)
Johnny Dodds (1927-05-11) (track 12)
Johnny Dodds (1927-12-09) (track 13)
Johnny Dodds (1927-12-10) (tracks 16–17)
Johnny Dodds (1927-12-13) (track 15)
Jimmy Strong (1928-06-27) (tracks 19–20)
Jimmy Strong (1928-12-04) (track 20)
Don Redman (1928-12-05) (track 21)
Jimmy Strong (1928-12-05) (track 23)
Don Redman (1928-12-12) (tracks 24–25)
Jimmy Strong (1928-12-12) (tracks 24–25)
trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (1928-12-04) (track 20)
Louis Armstrong (1928-12-05) (tracks 21–23)
Louis Armstrong (1928-12-12) (tracks 24–25)
cornet:
Louis Armstrong (1926-02-26) (tracks 1, 3)
Louis Armstrong (1926-11-16) (track 4)
Louis Armstrong (1927-05-07) (tracks 7–8)
Louis Armstrong (1927-05-11) (track 12)
Louis Armstrong (1927-12-09) (track 13)
Louis Armstrong (1927-12-10) (tracks 16–17)
Louis Armstrong (1927-12-13) (track 15)
Louis Armstrong (1928-06-27) (tracks 19–20)
drums:
Warren “Baby” Dodds (1926-02-26) (tracks 1, 3)
Warren “Baby” Dodds (1926-11-16) (track 4)
Warren “Baby” Dodds (1927-05-07) (tracks 7–8)
Warren “Baby” Dodds (1927-05-11) (track 12)
Zutty Singleton (1928-06-27) (tracks 19–20)
Zutty Singleton (1928-12-04) (track 20)
Zutty Singleton (1928-12-05) (tracks 21, 23)
Zutty Singleton (1928-12-12) (tracks 24–25)
guitar:
Lonnie Johnson (1927-12-10) (tracks 16–17)
Lonnie Johnson (1927-12-13) (track 15)
Dave Wilborn (1928-12-05) (track 21)
banjo:
Johnny St. Cyr (1927-05-07) (tracks 7–8)
Johnny St. Cyr (1927-05-11) (track 12)
Johnny St. Cyr (1927-12-09) (track 13)
Johnny St. Cyr (1927-12-10) (tracks 16–17)
Johnny St. Cyr (1927-12-13) (track 15)
Mancy "Peck" Carr (1928-06-27) (tracks 19–20)
Mancy "Peck" Carr (1928-12-04) (track 20)
Mancy "Peck" Carr (1928-12-05) (track 23)
Dave Wilborn (1928-12-05) (track 21)
Mancy "Peck" Carr (1928-12-12) (tracks 24–25)
alto saxophone:
Don Redman (1928-12-05) (track 21)
Don Redman (1928-12-12) (tracks 24–25)
celesta [celeste]:
Earl Hines (1928-06-27) (track 20)
Earl Hines (1928-12-04) (track 20)
piano:
Lil Hardin Armstrong (1926-02-26) (tracks 1, 3)
Lil Hardin Armstrong (1926-11-16) (track 4)
Lil Hardin Armstrong (1927-05-07) (tracks 7–8)
Lil Hardin Armstrong (1927-05-11) (track 12)
Lil Hardin Armstrong (1927-12-09) (track 13)
Lil Hardin Armstrong (1927-12-10) (tracks 16–17)
Lil Hardin Armstrong (1927-12-13) (track 15)
Earl Hines (1928-06-27) (tracks 19–20)
Earl Hines (1928-12-04) (track 20)
Earl Hines (1928-12-05) (tracks 21–23)
Earl Hines (1928-12-12) (tracks 24–25)
tuba:
Pete Briggs (1927-05-07) (tracks 7–8)
Pete Briggs (1927-05-11) (track 12)
tenor saxophone:
Jimmy Strong (1928-06-27) (tracks 19–20)
Jimmy Strong (1928-12-12) (tracks 24–25)
trombone:
Kid Ory (1926-02-26) (tracks 1, 3)
Kid Ory (1926-11-16) (track 4)
John Thomas (early jazz trombonist) (1927-05-07) (tracks 7–8)
John Thomas (early jazz trombonist) (1927-05-11) (track 12)
Kid Ory (1927-12-09) (track 13)
Kid Ory (1927-12-10) (tracks 16–17)
Kid Ory (1927-12-13) (track 15)
Fred Robinson (American trombonist) (1928-06-27) (tracks 19–20)
Fred Robinson (American trombonist) (1928-12-04) (track 20)
Fred Robinson (American trombonist) (1928-12-05) (tracks 21, 23)
Fred Robinson (American trombonist) (1928-12-12) (tracks 24–25)
arranger:
Alex Hill (American jazz pianist) (track 21)
Joe Primrose (track 24)
Louis Armstrong (1928) (track 19)
composer:
Louis Armstrong (tracks 8, 13)
Boyd Atkins (track 1)
Langston Curl (track 25)
Artie Matthews (track 12)
Jelly Roll Morton (track 8)
Kid Ory (track 17)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 24)
Kid Ory (1926) (track 3)
Spencer Williams (US jazz composer, pianist & singer) (1926) (track 20)
King Oliver (jazz cornetist) (1928) (track 19)
lyricist:
George Cates (track 12)
Mort Greene (track 12)
Spencer Williams (US jazz composer, pianist & singer) (track 20)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 24)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (1926-02-26) (tracks 1, 3)
Louis Armstrong (1926-11-16) (track 4)
Louis Armstrong (1927-12-10) (tracks 16–17)
Louis Armstrong (1927-12-13) (track 15)
Louis Armstrong (1928-06-27) (tracks 19–20)
Louis Armstrong (1928-12-04) (track 20)
Mancy "Peck" Carr (1928-12-04) (track 20)
Earl Hines (1928-12-04) (track 20)
Louis Armstrong (1928-12-05) (tracks 21, 23)
Louis Armstrong (1928-12-12) (tracks 24–25)
writer:
Louis Armstrong (track 25)
Lil Hardin Armstrong (tracks 4, 16)
publisher:
arrangement of:
West End Blues (original instrumental) (track 19)
later versions:
J'avais deux amis (track 24)
recording of:
Hotter Than That (track 16)
Heebie Jeebies (1926-02-26) (track 1)
Muskrat Ramble (1926 original instrumental version) (1926-02-26) (track 3)
Jazz Lips (1926-11-16) (track 4)
Wild Man Blues (1927-05-07) (track 8)
Weary Blues (1927-05-11) (track 12)
Struttin’ With Some Barbecue (1927-12-09) (track 13)
Savoy Blues (1927-12-10) (track 17)
Beale Street Blues (1928-06-27) (track 20)
West End Blues (Armstrong recording) (1928-06-27) (track 19)
Basin Street Blues (1928-12-04) (track 20)
St. James Infirmary (Joe Primrose's arrangement) (1928-12-12) (track 24)
Tight Like This (1928-12-12) (track 25)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
The Unfortunate Rake (Roud 2; Laws Q26 / B1) (track 24)