The 12 Tunes of Christmas – Day 12

Ah Satchmo.  Born into poverty. The grandson of slaves. Abandoned by his father when he was just an infant. A major financial supporter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The voice of jazz.

One of the good guys. One of my favorites.

This version of “Christmas in New Orleans” appears on the 1996 compilation Christmas Through the Years.

Louis Armstrong – Christmas in New Orleans

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