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.
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