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A Rhapsody in Black and Blue (1932)

A husband who listens to jazz instead of mopping the floor is brained with a mop by his wife; he dreams he's King of Jazzmania, a land of soapsuds where Louis Armstrong performs 'I'll Be ... See full summary »

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A husband who listens to jazz instead of mopping the floor is brained with a mop by his wife; he dreams he's King of Jazzmania, a land of soapsuds where Louis Armstrong performs 'I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You' and 'Shine'. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Wife: All you *have* got is an ear for music, and a nose for pork chops!
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Shine
Music by Ford Dabney
Lyrics by Cecil Mack and Lew Brown
Performed by Louis Armstrong and band
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Satchmo!
19 November 2002 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

A rare chance to see a young Louis Armstrong -- in a leopard skin, no less -- sing and play "I'll Be Glad When You're Dead" and other songs during his Hot Five period. The 'story', such as it is is a trifle, but does not detract from the performance.


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