Desert Island Discs

BBC Radio 4

Society & Culture, Personal Journals

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Personal Journals 41

Desert Island Discs was created by Roy Plomley in 1942, and the format is simple: a guest is invited by Kirsty Young to choose the eight records they would take with them to a desert island


Louis Armstrong

August 5th, 1968

Episode 5 of 567 episodes

Roy Plomley's castaway is jazz trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong. Favourite track: Blueberry Hill by Louis Armstrong and his All Stars Book: His own autobiography Luxury: Trumpet

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