Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Record #0651: - Town Hall Concert (EP) – LOUIS ARMSTRONG AND HIS ALL STARS


A1 “Back O’ Town Blues”, A2 “St. James Infirmary”, B1 “Ain’t Misbehavin’ (I’m Saving My Love For You)”, B2 “Pennies From Heaven”,

RCA Victor EPAT 9 (original) US, 1952
Words & Music by:  A1 – Louis Armstrong, Luis Russel; A2 – Joe Primrose; B1 – Razaf, Waller, Brooks; B2 – John Burke, Arthur Johnston
Louis Armstrong (vocals on A1, B1 & B2 and trumpet), Jack Teagarden (trombone, vocals on A2), Dick Gary (piano), Bobby Hackett (cornet), Peanuts Hucko (clarinet), Bob Haggart (bass), Sidney Catlett / George Wettling (drums)
Recording sessions:
Town Hall, New York, on 17. May 1947

Highest chart positions:  Unknown

These four tracks were recorded at the most important concert of Armstrong’s career. This was a huge success and led him and his “All Stars” to tours and also recording sessions with some of the leading singers of the time.

List price:  Not listed in Goldmine Catalog.

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