[Dixielandjazz] SATCHMO

Mick Potter pottermick at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 17:06:52 PDT 2009

Hi Bill and Bob
I am lucky enough to have the 3cd set Bill refers to.
It is great music and it is good to hear Louis talk about his life and

Bob I hope you get the othe 2 volumes.

Mick Potter

On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 8:10 AM, Bill Haesler <bhaesler at bigpond.net.au>wrote:

> Bob Romans wrote:
>> I'm listening to "A Musical Autobiography Narrated and Performed By Louis
>> Armstrong, Volume 1. It's wondeful!!
>> BUT! Is there a Volume 2 around somewhere, and could it be these are on
>> CD?
> Dear Bob,
> They certainly are/were.
> Unfortunately, you (being a proper jazz musician) didn't bother to provide
> any information to amateur collector/musicians like me regarding what CD/LP
> you were listening to.
> 8>)
> The 'Musical Autobiography' sessions were original released in 1957 as a
> Decca 4-LP deluxe boxed set, recorded between 11th December 1956 and 28
> January 1957 and musically organised by Bob Haggart
> All were reissued (chronologically) on a long-gone Mosaic 6-CD set 'The
> Complete Decca Studio Sessions of Louis Armstrong', minus the Louis'
> narration tracks.
> The definitive 3-CD set was reissued in Sweden in 1993 by Jazz Unlimited
> (JUCD 2003, 2004 & 2005) as 'The New and revised 'Satchmo: A Musical
> Autobiography' and includes some extra material.
> The jazz oracle and lurking DJMLer, Carl Hällström, will know if the set is
> still available.
> Very kind regards,
> Bill.
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Mick Potter
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