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Tragic Things About Louis Armstrong

Every genre of music has those artists that change it forever. Just like rock-n-roll had Elvis and The Beatles, jazz had Louis Armstrong. And even those who don't necessarily call themselves fans of jazz know his signature song: "What a Wonderful World." That actually came fairly late in his career, and before then, Armstrong had shaped the sound — and popularity — of jazz, beginning on the riverboats of the South, then hitting the nightclubs of Chicago, and then... the world...

Tragic Things About Louis Armstrong

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