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Also Today in WMH: Satchmo Replaces the Beatles.

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5/9 Today in Weird Music History: 1964.  Louis Armstrong, the innovative trumpeter and influential jazz musician knocks the BeatlesI Wanna Hold Your Hand off the #1 Billboard spot after a three month run.  In the twilight of his career, Armstrong’s gravelly voice was accompanied by an old style jazz band, including banjo.  Here’s a link to this great rendition of a classic show tune.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tp4PbwqNdwo

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