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Louis Armstrong
(1900-1971) born on
Jul 04
US musician, bandleader. Satchmo has been called the world's greatest trumpeter who introduced "scat" singing.
         
   
F
There are some people that if they don't know, you can't tell 'em.

R
The memory of things gone is important to a jazz musician. Things like old folks singing in the moonlight in the back yard on a hot night or something said long ago.
A
A lotta cats copy the Mona Lisa, but people still line up to see the original.
N
Never play a thing the same way twice.
K
Musicians don't retire; they stop when there's no more music in them.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: c. 1956.
R: In "Tne New Yorker," 8 Jul 1944.
A: When asked whether he objected to people copying his style; attributed.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "The Observer," 'Sayings of the Week', 21 Apr 1968.
   


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