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Ella Fitzgerald Louis Armstrong – Classic Album Collection

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong – Classic Album Collection


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Classic Album Collection is indeed just that, a 3LP, 30-track extravaganza featuring the original recordings of the effervescent Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, all gloriously remastered. Includes both their historic 1956 album Ella And Louis and it's 1957 sequel Ella And Louis Again. You name it, they're all here!

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Two of the most influential and popular voices in modern music, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong formed a jazz dream team on Ella and Louis. A once-in-a-lifetime masterpiece, their distinctive vocals meld seamlessly together along with Armstrong’s exceptional trumpet playing and the first-rate accompaniment of pianist Oscar Peterson, guitarist Herb Ellis, bassist Ray Brown and drummer Buddy Rich. This recording has become the touchstone and template for jazz vocal duets.
“There isn’t much one can say about an album whose title is Ella And Louis Again. The “again” obviously means they’ve already done one album together and beyond that, what can you say about two people like Ella and Louis? I doubt that there’s anyone today who loves music, who doesn’t know Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. About all that can be pointed out, I suppose, is that we’ve again selected some of the best product of some of the best songwriters of our age. The backing, with the Oscar Peterson Trio and Louis Bellson substituting for Buddy Rich, remains, as in the first album, quiet, discreet, swinging.” – Norman Granz from the original liner notes

Ella And Louis Classic Album Collection Track Listing:

LP1 - Ella & Louis
1.  Can´t We Be Friends
2.  Isn´t This A Lovely Day
3.  Moonlight In Vermont
4.  They Can´t Take That Away From Me
5.  Under A Blanket Of Blue
6.  Tenderly
7.  A Foggy Day
8.  Stars Fell On Alabama
9.  Cheek To Cheek
10. The Nearness Of You
11. April In Paris

LP2 - Ella & Louis Again
1.  Don’t Be That Way
2.  Makin’ Whoopee
3.  They All Laughed
4.  Comes Love
5.  Autumn In New York
6.  Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall In Love)
7.  Stompin’ At The Savoy
8.  I Won’t Dance
9.  Gee, Baby Ain’t I Good To You?

LP3 - Ella & Louis Again
1.  Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off
2.  These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You)
3.  I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
4.  Willow Weep For Me
5.  I’m Putting My Eggs In One Basket
6.  A Fine Romance
7.  Ill Wind
8.  Love Is Here To Stay
9.  I Get A Kick Out Of You
10. Learnin’ The Blues

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