The Birth of Blues

National Museum of African American History and Culture

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A program for the Boston Symphony Hall that features Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday. The program includes biographies and photographs of the performers. The cover features black text and a photograph of Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong. The text on the cover reads: [The Birth of the Blues / Billie Holiday / Louis Armstrong / Symphony Hall, Friday, April 18 1947]. The interior pages contains additional information about the jazz musicians. The back cover is an advertisement for Eddie Levine's New Musical Cocktail Lounge.

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