Louis Armstrong’s personal tape collection contains over 650 reels of audiotape. When he was hanging out with fans backstage, with friends in a hotel room, or with Lucille at home, he loved to set his tape deck to “record” and just let it roll. Here are some excerpts from Louis’s home recorded tapes:
Watch a video introduction to the Louis Armstrong House Museum!
Thanks to the internet, people all around the world will be able to discuss and enjoy Louis Armstrong for centuries to come. There are many resources on the web where you can discover more about Louis—just type “Louis Armstrong” into a search engine and go visit some of the millions of pages that appear. A great place to start is YouTube where you can watch video clips of Louis in performance.