Jazz, Vol. 4 Jazz Singers (1951) Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, others CD
"This item is part of the Folkways (Cook, or Paredon, or Monitor) archives.The original liner notes from the LP are included."
Here is a sampling of some of the most active jazz
vocalists of the 1920s, 30s and 40s: Louis Armstrong, Ivy Anderson,
Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Bessie Smith, Sonny Terry and Ma Rainey.
They are backed by equally big-time instrumentalists: Jelly Roll Morton,
Duke Ellington, Jimmy Dorsey, Count Basie and Bix Beiderbecke who,
according to legend, threw a weeks pay on the floor the first night he
heard Bessie Smith, hoping her singing would never end.
101 All of Me / The Mooche/ Margie / Louisiana / Baby Won't You Please Come Home? / It Don't Mean a Thing If it Ain't Got That Swing / Doctor Jazz (medley) Ivy Anderson 8:49
102 Organ Grinder's Swing Ella Fitzgerald and her Savoy Eight 2:55
103 Don't You Miss Your Baby? Jimmy Rushing with the Count Basie Orchestra 3:14
104 Keep a Knockin' / Jingle Bells / Oopapada / Sugar (medley) Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra 3:32
105 I Can't Give You Anything But Love Fats Waller and Una Mae Carlisle 2:57
201 A Good Man is Hard to Find Bessie Smith 3:05
202 You Gotta Have That Thing Dallas Jug Band 2:49
203 Traveling Blues Ma Rainey 2:59
204 Strut That Thing Cripple Clarence Lofton 2:59
205 Trouble in Mind Bertha Chippie Hill 2:53
206 Jitterbug Champion Jack Dupree 2:17
207 Fox Chase Sonny Terry 2:18