Louie, Louie

[Louis Armstrong] was the only musician who ever lived, who can’t be replaced by someone. -Bing Crosby If you don’t like Louis Armstrong, you don’t know how to love. -Mahalia Jackson Armstrong is to music what Einstein is to physics and the Wright Brothers are to travel. -Ken Burns The otherworldly gift of music has… Continue reading Louie, Louie

The Written Word

Lonely days are gone, I’m a goin’ home, my baby just wrote me a letter. -The Boxtops  (Wayne Carson Thompson) Please, Mr. Postman, look and see Is there a letter in your bag for me? -The Marvelettes (Georgia Dobbins, William Garrett, Freddie Gorman, Brian Holland &Robert Bateman)  Send lawyers, guns and money. The shit has… Continue reading The Written Word