An important lesson from Louis Armstrong, to you.

Via on Oct 3, 2011

Heartwarming, tear-teasing:

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9 Responses to “An important lesson from Louis Armstrong, to you.”

  1. elcarg says:

    Fantastic. Live for those you love.

  2. Jay says:

    There's an amazing recording of Louis Armstrong being interviewed by Edward R Murrow, in Paris, not sure the year, early in the morning after an all night gig. The deep humanity of both men is so touching. I have looked around youtube and have not found any video of it but it's truly precious

  3. So glad "La vie en Rose" made the list…one of my all-time favorite songs (the lyrics are more beautiful in French, but Louis's amazing voice makes up for that;) Dream a little Dream too – that's a fave in the lullaby repertoire at our house.

  4. suzy anand says:

    Who is speaking in that first video???

  5. [...] shot of Louis and his wife (and the Sphinx) gets me (full photo, and 100 more, [...]

  6. playmore9 says:

    beautiful…i'm always humbled by this guy.

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