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Navigating the Swamp of Louis Armstrong Releases

John Swenson, Offbeat, 1 August 2001

ONE OF the happiest side effects of the Louis Armstrong centennial celebration is the reconfiguration of this master musician's catalog. For many years, much of Armstrong's most important recordings were unavailable in record stores, but today his work is better represented than at any point in history.

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