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Dave Garrett

'Music is 'life it'self

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From the excellent Letters of Note blog, which is well worth visiting regularly (or following on Twitter for those that are so inclined), a 1967 letter from Louis Armstrong to a Marine stationed in Vietnam:

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Beautiful read! Thanks for posting it.

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I gotta get me some of that Swiss Kriss.

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Yes, a real human being-and gentleman. My favorite image of him is at home in working-class black folks' Corona-on the stoop having ice cream with the smiling neighborhood kids he just bought some for.

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Is Life It'self a grocer's apostrophe?:excited:

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