Tracklist

CD 1: 1923-1931
# Title Rating Length
1 Chimes Blues
2:58
2 Froggie Moore
3:04
3 Copenhagen
3:03
4 Everybody Loves My Baby (But My Baby Don't Love Nobody but Me)
2:35
5 Cake Walking Baby From Home
3:02
6 The St. Loius Blues
3:10
7 Gut Bucket Blues
2:47
8 Heebies Jeebies
2:56
9 Cornet Chop Suey
3:04
10 Muskrat Ramble
2:33
11 Potato Head Blues
3:00
12 Twelfth Street Rag
3:08
13 Fireworks
3:11
14 West End Blues
3:23
15 Weather Bird
2:47
16 St. James Infirmary
3:19
17 Tight Like This
3:16
18 I Can't Give You Anything but Love
3:30
19 When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)
3:28
20 St. Loius Blues
3:01
21 I'm a Ding Dong Daddy (From Dumas)
3:12
22 Memories of You
3:15
23 (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You
3:15
24 When It's Sleepy Time Down South
3:24
CD 2: 1931-1947
# Title Rating Length
1 Stardust
3:39
2 Georgia on My Mind
3:22
3 On the Sunny Side of the Street (Part I / Part II)
6:03
4 You Are My Lucky Star
2:58
5 La Cucaracha
2:39
6 On a Cocoanut Island
3:17
7 Swing That Music
2:57
8 Carry Me Back to Old Virginny
3:04
9 Alexander's Rag
2:39
10 When the Saints Go Marching In
2:46
11 Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
3:13
12 Bye and Bye
2:37
13 Wolverine Blues
3:20
14 W.P.A.
2:47
15 Cain and Abel
3:01
16 Down in Honky Tonk Town
3:05
17 Coal Cart Blues
2:57
18 I'll Get Mine Bye and Bye
3:04
19 Coquette
2:37
20 You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart)
3:00
21 Back O'Town Blues
3:23
22 Where the Blues Were Born in New Orleans
3:12
23 Someday
3:03
24 When It's Sleepy Time Down South
3:11
CD 3: 1947-1956
# Title Rating Length
1 High Society
3:37
2 Rockin' Chair
3:18
3 Blueberry Hill
2:57
4 New Orleans Function (Part I: Flee as a Bird / Part II: Oh Din't He Ramble)
6:58
5 La Vie en rose
3:31
6 C'est si bon (It's So Good)
3:07
7 You Rascal You
3:13
8 Dream a Little Dream of Me
3:09
9 A Kiss to Build a Dream On
3:00
10 (I Wonder Why) You're Just in Love
2:44
11 (When We Are Dancing) I Get Ideas
3:30
12 Ramona
2:51
13 Otchi-tchor-ni-ya (Dark Eyes)
5:37
14 St. Louis Blues
9:00
15 The Whiffenpoof Song
4:52
16 Now You Has Jazz
4:19
17 Mack the Knife
3:57
18 A Foggy Day
4:33
19 When It's Sleepy Time Down South
1:52

Credits

CD 1: 1923-1931

recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1928-06-27) (track 13)
clarinet:
Jimmy Strong (1928-06-27) (track 13)
cornet:
Louis Armstrong (1928-06-27) (track 13)
drums:
Zutty Singleton (1928-06-27) (track 13)
banjo:
Mancy "Peck" Carr (1928-06-27) (track 13)
piano:
Earl Hines (1928-06-27) (track 13)
tenor saxophone:
Jimmy Strong (1928-06-27) (track 13)
trombone:
Fred Robinson (American trombonist) (1928-06-27) (track 13)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (1928-06-27) (track 13)

CD 2: 1931-1947

composer:
Hoagy Carmichael (1927) (track 1)
lyricist:
Mitchell Parish (1929) (track 1)
publisher:
Mills Music, Inc. (track 1)
cover recording of:
Stardust (the jazz standard) (track 1)
later translated versions:
Polvere di stelle (track 1)

CD 3: 1947-1956

trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (1950-06-26) (track 5)
composer:
Louiguy (track 5)
Harry Ruby (1935) (track 9)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 18)
lead vocals:
Louis Armstrong (1950-06-26) (track 5)
lyricist:
Édith Piaf (track 5)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1935) (track 9)
Bert Kalmar (1935) (track 9)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 18)
performer:
Sy Oliver and His Orchestra (1950-06-26) (track 5)
translator:
Mack David (track 5)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 18)
ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion) (track 5)
cover recording of:
La Vie en rose (English translation) (1950-06-26) (track 5)
later translated versions:
A Newö heit (track 18)
Jour de brouillard (track 18)
Um dia de garoa (track 18)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (track 18)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:
La Vie en rose (French original) (track 5)