The Record Collection

Louis Armstrong: Hot Fives & Hot Sevens (1926-28)

Asv/Living Era

Hot Fives & Hot Sevens

Track list:

01 – Heebie Jeebies
02 – Cornet Chop Suey
03 – Muskrat Ramble
04 – Jazz Lips
05 – Skid-dat-de-dat
06 – Big Butter And Egg Man
07 – Willie The Weeper
08 – Wild Man Blues
09 – Alligator Crawl
10 – Potato Head Blues
11 – Melancholy Blues
12 – Weary Blues
13 – Struttin’ With Some Barbeque
14 – Once In A While
15 – I’m Not Rough
16 – Hotter Than That
17 – Savoy Blues
18 – Skip The Gutter
19 – West End Blues
20 – Basin Street Blues
21 – Beau Koo Jack
22 – Weather Bird
23 – Muggles
24 – St. Jame’s Infirmary
25 – Tight Like This

Personnel:

Louis Armstrong – trumpet, cornet, vocals;
with …
Lonnie Johnson – guitar;
Johnny Dodds – clarinet;
Earl Hines – piano, celeste, vocals;
Kid Ory, Fred Robinson, John Thomas – trombone;
Zutty Singleton, Baby Dodds – drums;
Don Redman – clarinet, alto sax, vocals;
Johnny St. Cyr – banjo;
Lil Armstrong – piano;
Pete Briggs – brass band;
Mancy Cara – banjo, vocals;
Jimmy Strong – clarinet, tenor sax;
Dave Wilborn – banjo, guitar;
May Alix – vocals.

Recorded in Chicago, Illinois; between February 26, 1926 & December 12, 1928.

liner notes by Ray Crick.

Released: October 16, 1995

Hot Five (#1-6,13-19);
Hot Seven (#7-12);
Orchestra (#20,23);
Savoy Ballroom Five (#21,24-25);
Earl Hines, piano (#22).

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