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: Louis Armstrong, Velma Middleton
: LP
: Vinyl Passion

VP 90113

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'And now, ladies and gentleman, it's blues time and here's our vocalist, Velma Middleton!'. For 13 years, Louis Armstrong uttered the above sentence almost nightly. She would always open with a blues and from her very first line, 'Here's news for you baby, mama's back in town' and she would have the audience in the palm of her hand. She was originally a dancer and, although obese, she often did a split on stage (which almost literally brought down the house...). Middleton had an average but reasonably pleasing and humorous voice. She was often used for comic relief, such as for duets with Satchmo on 'That's My Desire', 'Honeysuckle Rose' and 'Baby, It's Cold Outside'.


A1.  Big Butter And Egg Man 
A2.  Honeysuckle Rose 
A3.  No Variety Blues 
A4.  Georgia Grind 
A5.  Hesitating Blues 
A6.  The Dummy Song 
A7.  That's My Desire 

B1.  You're Just In Love 
B2.  All That Meat And No Potatoes 
B3.  Loveless Love 
B4.  Don't Fence Me In 
B5.  You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart) 
B6.  Struttin' With Some Barbecue 
B7.  Baby, It's Cold Outside