Issued in conjunction with the PBS documentary; all selections previously released.
Compact disc; analog recordings.
Program notes by Doug Ramsey ( p. : ports.) laid in container.
Chimes blues (King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band) (2:51) -- Cake walkin' babies (from home) (Clarence Williams's Blue Five) (2:55) -- Heebie jeebies (Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five) (2;52) -- Potato head blues (Louis Armstrong and his Hot Seven) 2:55) -- West End blues (3:18) ; Tight like this (3:16) (Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five) -- Mahogany Hall stomp (Louis Armstrong and his Savoy Ballroom Five) (3:15) -- Ain't misbehavin' (3:11) ; Black and blue (3:08) ; St. Louis blues (3:00) ; When it's sleepy time down South (3:21) ; Blue again (3:10) ; Lazy river (3:03) ; Chinatown, my Chinatown (3:15) ; Star dust (Louis Armstrong and his orchestra) (3:33) -- Shadrack (Louis Armstrong with the Lyn Murray Singers) (2:33) -- I double dare you (2:56) ; When the saints go marching in (2:43) (Louis Armstrong and his orchestra) -- Marie (Louis Armstrong and the Mills Brothers) (2:22) -- Rockin' chair (Louis Armstrong and his All Stars) (5:08) -- Blueberry Hill (Louis Armstrong, vocals, with Gordon Jenkins, his orchestra and choir) (2:51) -- Mack the Knife (Louis Armstrong and the All-Stars) (3:21) -- A fine romance (3:50) -- Hello, Dolly! (2:23) -- What a wonderful world (2:18).
Louis Armstrong, cornet, trumpet, and vocals; with accompanying musicians.