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“If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know.”
Louis Armstrong
“All music is folk music. I ain't never heard a horse sing a song.”
Louis Armstrong
“What we play is life.”
Louis Armstrong, Louis Armstrong, in His Own Words: Selected Writings
“Seems to me it ain't the world that's so bad but what we're doing to it, and all I'm saying is: see what a wonderful world it would be if only we'd give it a chance. Love, baby - love. That's the secret.”
Louis Armstrong
“You will never know what the meaning of Jazz is if ask what it means.”
Louis Armstrong
“If you have to ask what jazz is you will never know." Louis Armstrong”
Louis Armstrong
“‎We all go Do, Re, Mi, but you've gotta find all the other notes yourself.”
Louis Armstrong
“There's some folks, that, if they don't know, you can't tell 'em.”
Louis Armstrong
“The memory of things gone is important to a jazz musician. Things like old folks singing in the moonlight in the back yard on a hot night or something said long ago.”
Louis Armstrong
“There are some people that if they don't know, you can't tell them.”
Louis Armstrong
“The Bright Blessed Day, the Dark Sacred Night”
Louis Armstrong
“There are some people that if they don't know, you can't tell 'em.”
Louis Armstrong
“Man, if you have to ask what it [jazz] is, you’ll never know.”
Louis Armstrong
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“What a wonderful world.”
Louis Armstrong
“What is Jazz? Dude, if you have to ask, you'll never know.”
Louis Armstrong
“The Pope was such a fine little fella, you know.”
Louis Armstrong


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