Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Willis Conover's Jazz Hour: The Funeral of Louis Armstrong
This is one broadcast that I wish I had heard live when it was broadcast in 1971. Dad heard it. And he told me about it time and again.
Louis and Willis, you were greats.
But Dad, you were the greatest...at least to me.
I generally dislike Wagner. However, I heard a piece by him today and it was sublime and breathtakingly beautiful.
I'm wearing a rather remarkable shirt, one that makes me feel like a clown fooling around in a graveyard. Roving eyes latch on to me and...
I just can't take it anymore. I should have moved on long back but lingered in the hopes of a miracle. It was not to be and I've fin...