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Louis Armstrong is widely considered one of the best jazz musicians of all time. List of the best Louis Armstrong albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Louis Armstrong discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Louis Armstrong albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Louis Armstrong singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Louis Armstrong album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Louis Armstrong album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Louis Armstrong album of all time?" or "What are the top Louis Armstrong albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Examples include Ella and Louis and Ella and Louis Again.

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Ella and Louis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Louis Armstrong Albums of All Time
Ella and Louis 1956

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

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Hello, Dolly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Louis Armstrong Albums of All Time
Hello, Dolly 1964

1. Hello, Dolly!
2. It's Been a Long, Long Time
3. A Lot of Livin' to Do
4. A Kiss to Build a Dream On
5. Someday
6. Hey, Look Me Over
7. I Still Get Jealous
8. Moon River
9. Be My Life's Companion
10. Blueberry Hill 
11. You Are Woman, I Am Man
12. Jeepers Creepers

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Porgy & Bess is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Louis Armstrong Albums of All Time
Porgy & Bess 1957

1. Overture
2. Summertime
3. I Wants to Stay Here
4. My Man's Gone Now
5. I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
6. Buzzard Song
7. Bess, You Is My Woman Now
8. It Ain't Necessarily So
9. What You Want Wid Bess?
10. A Woman Is a Sometime Thing
11. Oh, Doctor Jesus
12. Medley: "Here Come de Honey Man/Crab Man/Oh, Dey's So Fresh and Fine/(Strawberry Woman)
13. There's a Boat Dat's Leavin Soon for New York
14. Bess, Oh Where's My Bess?
15. Oh Lawd, I'm on My Way!

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Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Han... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Louis Armstrong Albums of All Time
Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy 1954

1.St. Louis Blues
2.Yellow Dog Blues
3.Loveless Love
4.Aunt Hagar's Blues
5.Long Gone (From The Bowlin' Green)
6.The Memphis Blues (Or Mister Crump)
7.Beale Street Blues
8.Ole Miss Blues
9.Chantez Les Bas (Sing 'Em Low)
10.Hesitating Blues
11.Atlanta Blues (Make Me One Pallet on Your Floor)

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Concert at the Crescendo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Louis Armstrong Albums of All Time
Concert at the Crescendo

1. Someday You'll Be Sorry
2. St. Louis Blues
3. Back O'Town Blues
4. Big Mama's Back in Town
5. Mop! Mop!
6. When It's Sleepy Time Down South

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Ella and Louis Again is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Louis Armstrong Albums of All Time
Ella and Louis Again 1957

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
10. Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
11. These Foolish Things
12. I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
13. Willow Weep for Me
14. I'm Putting All My Eggs in One Basket
15. A Fine Romance
16. Ill Wind
17. Love Is Here to Stay
18. I Get a Kick out of You
19. Learnin' the Blues

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American Freedom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Louis Armstrong Albums of All Time
American Freedom 1961

1. Duke's Place
2. I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So
3. Cotton Tail
4. Mood Indigo
5. Do Nothing till You Hear from Me
6. Beautiful American
7. Black and Tan Fantasy
8. Drop Me Off in Harlem
9. The Mooche
10. In a Mellow tone
11. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
12. Solitude
13. Don't Get Around Much Anymore
14. I'm Beginning to See the Light
15. Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don't Tease Me)
16. I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)
17. Azalea