Louis Armstrong was born on this day in 1901. In honor of Satchmo, The Year of Tony Bennett has named two songs of the day.
The song What a Wonderful World has been associated with Louis Armstrong and is beautifully sung here by Tony and kd lang on their duets album of the same name. From 2002:
Also, from the same album is the second song of the day, If We Never Meet Again, written by Horace Gerland and Louis Armstrong:
And a very happy birthday to my co-blogger, Lesley Valentine.