Album Cover Art Wednesday: Satch Plays Fats

I know, I know: the cover of Satch Plays Fats is rather rudimentary and nothing special. The album, however, is one of the best things Louis Armstrong ever recorded. I am also currently reading Terry Teachout’s splendid biography Popsso I got Louis on the brain. I pledge that I ain’t misbehavin’ and I’m keepin’ out of mischief now:


Here’s an alternate cover that’s a bit thin on Fats and is waller to waller Satch:


Here’s Louis and the all stars playing one of Waller’s most poignant tunes:

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