Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Climax Rag
3:10
2 New Orleans Hula
2:44
3 Don’t Go ’Way Nobody
4:20
4 Two Jim Blues
4:41
5 Climax Rag
4:25
6 Climax Rag
4:27
7 Just a Closer Walk With Thee
4:18
8 Just a Closer Walk With Thee
4:29
9 Ain’t Gonna Give Nobody None of This Jelly Roll
3:31
10 Ain’t Gonna Give Nobody None of This Jelly Roll
3:24
11 Careless Love
3:38
12 Careless Love
3:37
13 Dauphine Street Blues
3:32
14 Just a Little While to Stay Here
3:39
15 Just a Little While to Stay Here
4:17
16 Just a Closer Walk With Thee
3:47
17 Milenberg Joys
4:03
18 Milenberg Joys
4:12
19 Fidgety Feet
4:10
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Fidgety Feet
4:58
2 Don’t Go ’Way Nobody
3:21
3 Don’t Go ’Way Nobody
4:04
4 Deep Bayou Blues
4:08
5 Whenever You’re Lonesome, Just Telephone Me
4:40
6 Just a Closer Walk With Thee
4:20
7 Gettysburg March
2:57
8 Bill Bailey
3:02
9 Burgundy Street Blues
3:18
10 Ol’ Man Mose
2:25
11 Walking With the King
2:55
12 George Lewis’ Spoken Introduction
0:33
13 Over the Waves
6:12
14 Canal Street Blues
3:22
15 Red Wing
4:14
16 Just a Closer Walk With Thee
9:47
17 Ice Cream
5:51
18 Mamma Don’t Allow It
4:39
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 When You Wore a Tulip (alternate version)
3:07
2 Gettysburg March (alternate take)
3:32
3 Walking With the King
3:45
4 Gettysburg March
4:05
5 Savoy Blues
4:39
6 Nobody Knows the Way I Feel This Morning
3:40
7 Bucket’s Got a Hole in It
3:26
8 I Can’t Escape From You
4:00
9 Mahogany Hall Stomp
3:46
10 Move the Body Over
4:05
11 Lord, Lord, Lord, You Sure Been Good to Me
3:44
12 Gettysburg March (alternate version)
4:31
13 High Society
4:30
14 See See Rider
5:09
15 Heebie Jeebies
3:16
16 When You Wore a Tulip
3:18

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
George Lewis (New Orleans jazz clarinetist) (tracks 1–19)
drumset:
Edgar Mosley (tracks 1–19)
trumpet:
Avery “Kid” Howard (tracks 5–19)
banjo:
Lawrence Marrero (tracks 1–19)
double bass:
Chester Zardis (tracks 5–19)
tuba:
Sidney Brown (US jazz bass, violin and tuba) (tracks 1–4)
trombone:
Jim Robinson (New Orleans jazz trombonist) (tracks 1–19)
composer:
Buddy Bolden (track 3)
Paul Mares (tracks 17–18)
Jelly Roll Morton (tracks 17–18)
Jim Robinson (New Orleans jazz trombonist) (track 4)
Leon Rappolo (tracks 17–18)
James Scott (ragtime composer) (tracks 1, 5–6)
Clarence Williams (tracks 9–10)
Spencer Williams (US jazz composer, pianist & singer) (tracks 9–10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 7–8, 16)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (tracks 2, 13–15)
lyricist:
Clarence Williams (tracks 9–10)
Spencer Williams (US jazz composer, pianist & singer) (tracks 9–10)
writer:
William Christopher Handy (tracks 11–12)
Martha Koenig (tracks 11–12)
Nick LaRocca (track 19)
Van Morrison (tracks 7–8, 16)
Larry Shields (track 19)
Spencer Williams (US jazz composer, pianist & singer) (tracks 11–12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 7–8, 11–12, 16)
recorded at:
Edgar Mosley’s home in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1943-05-15) (tracks 1–4)
Gypsy Tea Room (New Orleans) in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1943-05-16) (tracks 5–19)
instrumental recording of:
Careless Love (tracks 11–12)
Just a Closer Walk With Thee (tracks 7–8, 16)
recording of:
Climax Rag (tracks 1, 5–6)
Fidgety Feet (track 19)
Milneburg Joys (tracks 17–18)
New Orleans Hula (track 2)
Two Jim Blues (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Sweet Gipsy Rose Medley (tracks 9–10)
Sleeptime Down South Medley (tracks 7–8, 16)

CD 2

recorded in:
Bakersfield, California, United States (1954-05-28) (tracks 7–18)
clarinet:
George Lewis (New Orleans jazz clarinetist) (tracks 1–18)
drumset:
Edgar Mosley (tracks 1–6)
Joe Watkins (tracks 7–18)
trumpet:
Avery “Kid” Howard (tracks 1–18)
banjo:
Lawrence Marrero (tracks 1–6)
double bass:
Chester Zardis (tracks 1–6)
piano:
Alton Purnell (tracks 7–18)
trombone:
Jim Robinson (New Orleans jazz trombonist) (tracks 1–18)
composer:
Buddy Bolden (tracks 2–3)
Hughie Cannon (track 8)
Cow Cow Davenport (track 18)
George Lewis (New Orleans jazz clarinetist) (tracks 4, 9)
Lawrence Marrero (track 4)
Kerry Mills (track 15)
King Oliver (jazz cornetist) (track 14)
Jim Robinson (New Orleans jazz trombonist) (track 17)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 6–7, 11, 16)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 5)
Juventino Rosas (1888) (track 13)
lyricist:
Hughie Cannon (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 11)
Sammy Cahn (track 18)
Thurland Chattaway (track 15)
vocals:
Avery “Kid” Howard (tracks 10–11, 16)
Joe Watkins (tracks 8, 16–18)
writer:
Louis Armstrong (track 10)
Nick LaRocca (track 1)
Van Morrison (tracks 6, 16)
Zilner Randolph (track 10)
Larry Shields (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 6, 16)
publisher:
Henrees Music co. (track 8)
Shawnee Press Inc. (track 8)
recorded at:
Gypsy Tea Room (New Orleans) in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1943-05-16) (tracks 1–6)
instrumental recording of:
is based on:
is the basis for:
Union Maid (track 15)
Workingmen, Unite! (track 15)
later translated versions:
Maman n'veut pas (track 18)
later versions:
M’n bakkie is weg (track 13)
live instrumental recording of:
Red Wing (track 15)
live recording of:
Canal Street Blues (track 14)
Gettysburg March (track 7)
Ice Cream (track 17)
Ol’ Man Mose (track 10)
Sobre las olas (track 13)
recording of:
Deep Bayou Blues (track 4)
Don’t Go ’Way Nobody (tracks 2–3)
Fidgety Feet (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

clarinet:
George Lewis (New Orleans jazz clarinetist) (tracks 1–16)
drumset:
Joe Watkins (tracks 1–16)
trumpet:
Avery “Kid” Howard (tracks 1–16)
banjo:
George Guesnon (tracks 1–16)
double bass:
piano:
Alton Purnell (tracks 1–16)
trombone:
Jim Robinson (New Orleans jazz trombonist) (tracks 1–16)
additional composer:
Lena Arant (– 1924-10-16) (track 14)
composer:
Boyd Atkins (track 15)
Kid Ory (track 5)
Percy Wenrich (American composer) (tracks 1, 16)
Clarence Williams (track 7)
Spencer Williams (US jazz composer, pianist & singer) (track 9)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 2–4, 10–12)
Ma Rainey (– 1924-10-16) (track 14)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 3)
vocals:
Alton Purnell (tracks 14–15)
Joe Watkins (tracks 3, 7, 10)
writer:
Pearl Delaney (track 6)
Tom Delaney (track 6)
Jack Mahoney (lyricist) (tracks 1, 16)
Armand J. Piron (track 13)
Leo Robin (track 8)
Richard A. Whiting (track 8)
Clarence Williams (track 13)
publisher:
Leo Feist, Inc. (tracks 1, 16)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1955-04-08) (tracks 1–7)
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1955-04-11) (tracks 8–16)
instrumental recording of:
recording of:
Bucket’s Got a Hole in It (Jazz composition) (track 7)
Gettysburg March (tracks 2, 4, 12)
Heebie Jeebies (track 15)
High Society (track 13)
Move the Body Over (track 10)
Savoy Blues (track 5)
See See Rider (Ma Rainey version) (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
See See Rider Blues (track 14)