You Can Depend on Me. Baby, It's Cold Outside. You're Just in Love. Gone Fishin'. A Kiss to Build a Dream on. Kiss of Fire. Hesitating Blues. Track Listing - Disc 2. Basin Street Blues. Rockin' Chair. Lyrics by: Haven Gillespie. Nominate as Song of the Day. Also briefly surveyed are his multi-album collaboration with Ella Fitzgerald , his lush " Louis with strings" albums arranged by Russ Garcia , his hit duet with Bing Crosby on "Gone Fishin'," and the series of songs "Blueberry Hill," "Mack the Knife" that lengthened his sheet to include not only Jazz Age hero and swing progenitor, but also postwar pop stalwart.
Clearly, the career of Louis Armstrong the jazz artist can't be covered thoroughly with anything but a box set that selects material from his entire working life, but as an overview of Louis Armstrong the pop singer, The Definitive Collection is peerless.
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If you are an old fan, buy it too. The package is completed with an outstanding hardcover book and in the suitcase you will find a couple of hand written music sheets. Man, what an enjoyment. I played every CD several times before i went on to the next. The quality of each CD still trills me so much when i play it. Thank you for your patience and understanding. We are grateful for your business and hope you are staying safe and healthy!
Detailed Site Map of Links. Get email alerts for Louis Armstrong. Add to Cart. Add to Wishlist. Our customers love us! But one never gets the sense that lang is restricted by the approach. She is sufficiently versatile, or chameleon-like, to sound like she's enjoying herself, just as she did earlier in her career when she was working with producer Owen Bradley in Nashville and singing traditional country.
At 76, Bennett sings with an easy, casual style, never seeming to work very hard for his effects, and lang , in her vocal prime, deliberately complements him, though she never seems quite as comfortable. Although there is no indication other than an uncredited painting by Bennett , of course inside the CD booklet, this is a tribute album to Louis Armstrong , who recorded these songs over the course of his long career.
That doesn't mean that there's a trumpet to be heard anywhere on the disc or that either of the singers tries to re-create any aspect of Armstrong 's vocal style. It simply provides an organizing principle that the listener can notice or not. Well, it's hard not to notice during the title song, with Bennett 's references to "Satchmo" and "Pops.Lyrics to 'That Lucky Old Sun' by Louis Armstrong: Up in the mornin' Out on the job Work like the devil for my pay But that lucky old sun got nothin' to do But roll around heaven all day.