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“Basin Street Blues” by Louis Armstrong

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“Basin Street Blues” by Louis Armstrong

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“Basin Street Blues” by Louis Armstrong


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    “Basin Street Blues” by Louis Armstrong is a Dixieland jazz song.

    Song Title: Basin Street Blues
    Artist: Louis Armstrong
    Genre: Dixieland jazz
    Composer: Copyright © 1926 Spencer Williams
    Recorded: December 4, 1928, Chicago, IL (original version)
    Label: OKeh 8690 (original recording)
    Number of listens: 9986
    Current rank: 1045 (updated weekly)
    Highest rank: 1027 (play the video all the way through to register a vote for this song)

    Basin Street was the main street of the Storyville red light district of New Orleans.

    The musicians on the original 1928 hit version were: Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals), Fred Robinson (trombone), Jimmy Strong (clarinet), Earl Hines (piano, vocals), Mancy Carr (banjo, vocals), and Zuffy Singleton (drums).


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    Somchai: Basin Street Blues is Lucy’s favorite song.

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