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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.
There are some people that if they don't know, you can't tell 'em.

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 lotta cats copy the Mona Lisa, but people still line up to see the original.
Never play a thing the same way twice.
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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