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The history of cheerfulness, from Shakespeare to Louis Armstrong

Late Night Live - Separate stories podcast

In an era where every day seems to bring a fresh crisis, a new book looks at the subtle importance of ‘cheerfulness’, and how it has been a crucial yet overlooked part of the Western canon, spanning from the plays of Shakespeare to the songs of Louis Armstrong.

21mins

26 Jul 2022

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Let It Roll: From Louis Armstrong to the White Stripes, 'St James Infirmary' Connects Folk Traditions to Jazz and Rock

Pantheon - Home of Music Podcasts

Host Nate Wilcox asks Robert Harwood about the origins of "St James Infimary" and how he determined that prior histories of the song that linked it to the old British ballad "The Unfortunate Rake" were completely wrong.Have a question or a suggestion for a topic or person for Nate to interview? Email letitrollpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter.Follow us on Facebook.Let It Roll is proud to be part of Pantheon Podcasts.Host Nate Wilcox asks Robert Harwood about the origins of "St James Infimary" and how he determined that prior histories of the song that linked it to the old British ballad "The Unfortunate Rake" were completely wrong.Have a question or a suggestion for a topic or person for Nate to interview? Email letitrollpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter.Follow us on Facebook.Let It Roll is proud to be part of Pantheon Podcasts.

58mins

10 May 2022

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From Louis Armstrong to the White Stripes, 'St James Infirmary' Connects Folk Traditions to Jazz and Rock

Let It Roll

Host Nate Wilcox asks Robert Harwood about the origins of "St James Infimary" and how he determined that prior histories of the song that linked it to the old British ballad "The Unfortunate Rake" were completely wrong. Have a question or a suggestion for a topic or person for Nate to interview? Email letitrollpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter.Follow us on Facebook.Let It Roll is proud to be part of Pantheon Podcasts.

58mins

9 May 2022

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Hello, Louis!: How Louis Armstrong Found His Sound

Listening with Leckrone

Our debut episode takes us back to the early career of Louis Armstrong. Host Mike Leckrone follows a young Louis' journey as a gigging musician, bouncing from band to band, from to Chicago to New York then back to Chicago. In listening to his earliest recordings, we begin to hear Louis find his voice as an artist and witness the makings of a legend.

31mins

15 Apr 2022

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Episode 480: Fin Whale populations on the rise, a great quote from Rosa Parks, the glories of Scotch whisky, the brilliance of Louis Armstrong, and more…

The Daily Good

Good News: Fin whales, the second largest animals on Earth, are having a population rebound thanks to conservation efforts! Link HERE.The Good Word: A brilliant quote from the amazing Rosa Parks.Good To Know: A surprising bit of history about Edinburgh…Good News: The UK supermarket chain, Morrison’s, will scrap “Use By” dates on their branded milk to help curb food waste, Link HERE.Wonderful World: Take a visit, alongside Rick Steves, to the amazing Scotch whiskey emporium, Cadenhead, on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Link HERE.Good Company: Check out this delightfully animated (literally) interview with Louis Armstrong from 1964, Link HERE.Sounds Good: Revisit the powerful and passionate performance of “Black and Blue” by Louis Armstrong and His All-Stars, live in Berlin in 1965, HERE.

22mins

18 Feb 2022

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#381 The Wonderful Home of Louis Armstrong

The Bowery Boys: New York City History

New York City has an impressive collection of historic homes, but none as unique and or as joyful as the Louis Armstrong House and Museum, located in Corona, Queens. What other historic home in the United States has a gift shop in its garage, aqua blue kitchen cabinets, bathroom speakers behind silver wallpaper, mirrored bathrooms and chandeliers over the bed? Elvis Presley's Graceland perhaps comes close, but the Louis Armstrong House has a charming comfort and a genuine grace and modesty to it, befitting its legendary former occupants. Louis Armstrong is one of the most influential and most popular musicians in American history. Louis, like jazz itself, was born in New Orleans; in 1943, Armstrong moved to this house in Corona, thanks to the influence of his wife Lucille Armstrong, a former Cotton Club dancer and a fascinating personality in her own right. In this episode Greg charts Armstrong's path to international fame -- and then his journey to becoming a New Yorker. And he pays a visit to the house itself, a magnificent treasure on a quiet street in Queens. FEATURING audio of Louis and Lucille courtesy the Louis Armstrong House and Museum. And lots of music!Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/boweryboys

49mins

11 Feb 2022

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Louis Armstrong Used To Give Out Laxatives | Mini 38

Death By Music Podcast

Not only was he giving them to friends, he was taking them himself, writing books about taking them, and even telling the Royal Family about it!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/deathbypodcastteam)

20mins

3 Jan 2022

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Black History Month Special: From Louis Armstrong to Marshall Jefferson

The Payback

From Louis Armstrong to Marshall Jefferson, a look at some of the legends,  founders and innovators of black music in America and Jamaica for Black History Month. Pt 2 UK edition next week. More info at www.francisco.vibecast.com Catch the pod live every Tuesday evening on Electric Lion Radio www.electriclionradio.com or as a podcast on Podbean, ACast, ITunes or Tunein Full track-listing below and at www.mixcloud.com/francisco Itunes / Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-payback Tracklist: Louis Armstrong Earl Hines - Weather BirdDuke Ellington - It Dont mean a thing if it aint got that swingBillie Holiday - What a Little Moonlight Can Do1936 - Jones Smith Incorporated - Boogie Woogie1941 Big Bill Broonzy - I Feel So GoodElla Fitzgerald - Flying HomeSister Rosetta Tharpe - Down By the RiversideMuddy Water - Rolling StoneIke Turner - Rocket 88 Baby Face Turner - Blue SerenadeFats Domino - Second Line JumpRay Charles - I Got A WomanMahalia Jackson - Im Going to Live the Life I Sing AboutFats Domino Be My Guest Chuck Berry - Johnny Be GoodeSam Cooke - Nearer to TheeByron Lee - Joy RidePrince Buster One Step BeyondThe Impressions - Keep On PushingJames Brown - Out of SightHopeton Lewis Everybody RockingAlton Ellis - RockseadyAretha Franklin - RespectPig Meat markham - Here Comes the judgeBob Marley - Small AxeGil Scott Heron - The Music Will Not Be TelevisedStevie Wonder SuperstitionOJays BackstabbersHerbie Hancock - ChameleonMFSB - TSOPParliament - FlashlightNiney the Observer - Rebel Dance King Tubby versionLoleatta Holloway - Hit & RunChic - Le FreakFunky Four + 1 - The JointSoul Sonic Force - Planet RockJago - I'm Going To Go (Frankie Knuckles Instrumental Plant Mix)Wayne Smith - Under Me Sleng TengMarshall Jefferson - Move Your Body

2hr 45mins

16 Oct 2021

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Season 2 Episode 16 Louis Armstrong House Museum

All That's Jazz

The Louis Armstrong House Museum (LAHM) is a National Historic Landmark and a New York City landmark and sustains and promotes the cultural, historical, and humanitarian legacy of Louis Armstrong. Its mission is to preserve and interpret Armstrong’s house and grounds through collecting and sharing archival materials that document Armstrong’s life and legacy. LAHM develops programs for the public that educate and inspire as well as engaging with contemporary artists to create performances and new works. Armstrong was widely recognized as a founding father of the uniquely American art form of Jazz. His influence as an artist and cultural icon is universal, unmatched, and very much alive today. We talk with Ricky Riccardi, Director of Research Collections, about the Louis Armstrong House Museum, the extensive archives, and Ricky’s personal journey and dedication to preserving and telling the story of the man known around the world as Satchmo.   To learn more, visit their website www.louisarmstronghouse.org

39mins

14 Oct 2021

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Ep. 24: Finding Louis Armstrong in Stevie Wonder - Andrew Paul (of Jesus On The Mainline)

The Craft Brewed Music Podcast

Andrew Paul, leader of NYC-based cooperative Jesus On The Mainline, discusses the threads that connect it all, on stage and off.   Craft Brewed Music® The music discovery app that streams better music for serious listeners. Available at the App Store and Google Play http://www.craftbrewedmusic.com The Craft Brewed Music Podcast Conversations with those who make better music for serious listeners. Available on all major podcast platforms. https://www.podlink.to/CBMPodcast

42mins

18 Aug 2021

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