by Farida Dawkins, at 08:33 am, July 06, 2018, Entertainment

10 essential Louis Armstrong’s songs you should listen to today

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Today marks the 47th anniversary of Louis Armstrong’s death.  His renowned career is still widely lauded until today.  He was in 2017 inducted into the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame.

The composer, trumpeter and singer, affectionately called Pops, Satch, Satchmo or Louie by his fans, enjoyed a fruitful career that spanned 50 years. Some of his popular hits include “What a Wonderful World,” “Dream a Little Dream of me” and “Hello Dolly.”

Armstrong died on July 6, 1971, in Corona, New York of a heart attack.

Flip through to hear Armstrong’s top 10 songs of all time:











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