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“Farewell to Storyville” February 20, 2007

Posted by Jeff in "Reality has a well-known liberal bias", 1946 through 1960, Jazz, Movies, Music, Swing.

In honor of Mardi Gras …

Bilie Holiday and Louis Armstrong perform “Farewell to Storyville,” a 1927 number by Clarence Williams and Spencer Williams. Numerous websites to the contrary, Billie Holiday did not write the lyrics, as she would only have been twelve years old at the time …

From the 1947 movie New Orleans, the movie for which “Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans” was written.

Tell me this doesn’t give you the shivers. Dedicated to George W. Bush and the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

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