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Terry Teachout: Pops – The Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong (JR Books)

Robert Sandall, Sunday Times, The, 22 November 2009

AS TERRY Teachout makes clear in this terrific biography, the world that Louis Armstrong inhabited was anything but wonderful. It was, for most of his life, both profoundly racist and astonishingly bitchy.

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