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Happy Birthday, Louis


Louis Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971)  performing 1967-12-20 at Fort Hood

“He was born poor, died rich, and never hurt anyone along the way.” — Duke Ellington

“It’s checkout time now. But before we cut out from here, let’s take those saints down one more time!”

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  • dhmosquito August 5, 2018, 9:33 AM

    Not frequently heard but here’s a great one by Satchmo:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vD1qcXA6bDE

    “Skokiaan”

    God bless Louis Armstrong.

  • Patvann August 5, 2018, 11:22 AM

    I weep for what WE could have been….

  • Mikey NTH August 5, 2018, 7:37 PM

    Yes, IIRC Louis Armstrong was one of those people that when you met him you instinctively liked him.

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