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Louis ('Satchmo') Armstrong

(1900-1971), Jazz musician

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Louis ('Satchmo') Armstrong, by Unknown photographer - NPG x5794

Louis ('Satchmo') Armstrong

by Unknown photographer
bromide print on white card mount, 1950s
NPG x5794


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John Teggart

19 August 2020, 20:18

Louis Armstrong came to Batley Variety Club in Batley West Yorkshire.

He is reputed to say, coming down the famous Bradford Road, near the Variety Club, sitting in the Rolls Royce, "well boys, we sure have hit rock bottom now".

From John James Teggart, who knew Batley Variety Club very well.

John Teggart.