On this day, July 6, 1971, America laid to rest one of its greatest musicians: "Satchmo"
Louis Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971)
Remembering the man. . .
Louis Armstrong - Mini Biography
A video biography about Louis Armstrong and the inspiration behind his song
"What a Wonderful World"
Louis Armstrong - Nicknames
A video biography about Louis Armstrong and the story behind his most famous nickname "Satchmo"
and his music:
Louis Armstrong - When The Saints Go Marching In
Louis Armstrong - Hello Dolly Live
Louis Armstrong - When You're Smiling
Louis Armstrong - Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
Dizzie Gillespie & Louis Armstrong - Umbrella Man
Do you have a favorite "Satchmo" tune...perhaps one of these or maybe one of his other great hits?