Louis Armstrong

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  • Born

    On August 4,1901 in New Orleans Louis Armstrong was born. He would later become one of the most famous jazz trumpet players in all of the United States.
  • Fisk School for Boys

    In 1912 Louis and had to drop out of The Fisk School for Boys to join his music group.
  • Started

    In 1912 Louis dropped out of The Fisk School for Boys to join his first music group.
  • King Oliver

    In 1912 Louis joined his first band King Olivers band.
  • After You're Gone

    After You're Gone
    On November 26, 1929 Louis Armstrong recorded "After You're Gone."
  • Dallas Blues

    Dallas Blues
    On December 10, 1929 Louis recorded "Dallas Blues."
  • I Ain't Got Nobody

    I Ain't Got Nobody
    On December 10, 1929 Louis recorded "I Ain't Got Nobody."
  • Bessie Couldn't Help It

    Bessie Couldn't Help It
    On February 1, 1930 Louis recorded "Bessie Couldn't Help It."
  • Blue Turning Grey Over You

    Blue Turning Grey Over You
    On Februrary 1, 1930 Louis recorded "Blue Turning Grey Over You."
  • Dear Old Southland

    Dear Old Southland
    On April 5, 1930 Louis recorded "Dear Old Southland."
  • I Can't Beleive That You're In Love With Me

    I Can't Beleive That You're In Love With Me
    On April 5, 1930 Louis recorded "I Can't Beleive That You're In Love With Me."
  • Dinah

    Dinah
    On May 4, 1930 Louis recorded "Dinah."
  • Exactly Like You

    Exactly Like You
    On May 4, 1930 Louis recorded "Exactly Like You."
  • Blue Again

    Blue Again
    On May 28, 1931 Louis recorded "Blue Again."
  • Chinatown, My Chinatown

    Chinatown, My Chinatown
    On November 3, 1931 Louis recorded "Chinatown, My Chinatown."
  • Georgia On My Mind

    Georgia On My Mind
    On November 6, 1931 Louis recorded "Georgia On My Mind."
  • Tours

    In 1932 Louis made numerous foreign tours.
  • Movies

    In 1932 Louis starred in many foreign movies.
  • Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

    Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
    On January 25, 1932 Louis recorded "Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea."
  • All Of Me

    All Of Me
    On January 27, 1932 Armstrong recorded "All Of Me."
  • Home

    Home
    On January 27, 1932 Louis recorded "Home."
  • Hobo You Can't Ride This Train

    Hobo You Can't Ride This Train
    On December 8, 1932 Louis recorded "Hobo You Can't Ride This Train."
  • Hustlin' And Bustlin' For Baby

    Hustlin' And Bustlin' For Baby
    On January 25, 1933 Louis recorded "Hustlin' And Bustlin' For Baby."
  • He's A Son Of The South

    He's A Son Of The South
    On January 26, 1933 Louis recorded "He's A Son Of The South."
  • High Society

    High Society
    On January 26, 1933 Louis recorded "High Society."
  • Basin Street Blues

    Basin Street Blues
    On January 27, 1933 Louis recorded "Basin Street Blues."
  • Honey, Do!

    Honey, Do!
    On January 27, 1933 Louis recorded "Honey, Do!"
  • Dusky Stevedore

    Dusky Stevedore
    On April 24, 1933 Louis recorded "Dusky Stevedore."
  • Honey, Don't You Love Me Anymore?

    Honey, Don't You Love Me Anymore?
    On April 24, 1933 Louis recorded "Honey, Don't You Love Me Anymore?"
  • Don't Play Me Cheap

    Don't Play Me Cheap
    On April 26, 1933 Louis recorded "Don't Play Me Cheap."
  • Got A Bran' New Suit

    Got A Bran' New Suit
    On October 3, 1935 Louis recorded "Got A Bran' New Suit."
  • Ev'ntide

    Ev'ntide
    On May 18, 1936 Louis recorded "Ev'ntide."
  • Alexander's Ragtime Band

    Alexander's Ragtime Band
    On July 7, 1937 Louis recorded "Alexander's Ragtime Band."
  • Cuban Pete

    Cuban Pete
    On July 7, 1937 Louis released "Cuban Pete."
  • As Long As You Live, You'll Be Dead If You Die

    As Long As You Live, You'll Be Dead If You Die
    On May 13, 1938 Louis recorded "As Long As You Live, You'll Be Dead If You Die."
  • "Ain't Misbehavin' "

    "Ain't Misbehavin' "
    On June 24, 1930 Louis released "Ain't Misbehavin' "
  • Hear Me Talkin' To Ya

    Hear Me Talkin' To Ya
    On April 5, 1939 Louis recorded "Hear Me Talkin' To Ya."
  • Confessin' (That I Love You)

    Confessin' (That I Love You)
    On April 25, 1939 Louis released "Confessin' (That I Love You)."
  • Baby, Won't You Please Come Home

    Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
    On June 15, 1939 Louis recorded "Baby Won't You Please Come Home."
  • Bye And Bye

    Bye And Bye
    On December 18,1939 Louis recorded "Bye And Bye."
  • Harlem Stomp

    Harlem Stomp
    On March 14, 1940 Louis recorded "Harlem Stomp."
  • Hep Cat's Ball

    Hep Cat's Ball
    On March 14, 1940 Louis recorded "Hep Cat's Ball."
  • Cain And Abel

    Cain And Abel
    On May 1, 1940 Louis recorded "Cain And Abel."
  • Cut Off My Legs And Call Me Shorty

    Cut Off My Legs And Call Me Shorty
    On May 1, 1940 Louis recorded "Cut Off My Legs And Call Me Shorty."
  • 2.19 Blues (Mamie's Blues)

    2.19 Blues (Mamie's Blues)
    On May 27, 1940 Louis Armstrong recorded "2.19 Blues."
  • Coal Cart Blues

    Coal Cart Blues
    On May 27, 1940 Louis recorded "Coal Cart Blues."
  • Down In Honky Tonk Town

    Down In Honky Tonk Town
    On May 27,1940 Louis recorded "Down In Honky Tonk Town."
  • Everything's Been Done Before

    Everything's Been Done Before
    On March 10, 1941 Louis recorded "Everything's Been Done Before."
  • Hey Lawdy Mama

    Hey Lawdy Mama
    On April 11, 1941 Louis recorded "Hey Lawdy Mama."
  • Among My Souvenirs

    Among My Souvenirs
    On April 17, 1942 Armstrong recorded "Among My Souvenirs."
  • Coquette

    Coquette
    On April 17, 1942 Loius released "Coquette."
  • (Get Some) Cash For Your Trash

    (Get Some) Cash For Your Trash
    On April 17, 1942 Louis recorded "(Get Some) Cash For Your Trash."
  • "Hello Dolly"

    "Hello Dolly"
    In 1964 Louis recorded his biggest selling record "Hello Dolly."
  • "What a Wonderful World"

    "What a Wonderful World"
    In 1968 Lois recorded his last hit in the UK "What a Wonderful World."
  • Died

    On July 6,1971 the famed legend died.
  • Hall Of Fame

    In 1990 Armstrong was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as an "early influence."
  • Airport

    In 2001 New Orleans renamed their cheif airport the Louis Armstrong airport.