Howard Armstrong

Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong (March 4, 1909 – July 30, 2003) was an American string band and country blues musician, who played fiddle, mandolin, and guitar and sang. He was also a notable visual artist and raconteur.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 4th, 1909 (Dayton), Died July 30th, 2003 (Boston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, violin, mandolin

Notes: Also known as "Louie Bluie."

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-80398 10-in. 3/23/1934 There's nothing in this wide wide world for me Louie Bluie ; Ted Bogan Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, violin, songwriter  
Victor BS-80399 10-in. 3/23/1934 I'm through with you Louie Bluie ; Ted Bogan Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar instrumentalist, violin, songwriter  
Victor BS-80404 10-in. 3/23/1934 State Street rag Louie Bluie ; Ted Bogan Guitar and mandolin duet instrumentalist, mandolin, songwriter  
Victor BS-80405 10-in. 3/23/1934 Ted's stomp Louie Bluie ; Ted Bogan Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar songwriter, instrumentalist, violin  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Armstrong, Howard," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105347.

Armstrong, Howard. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105347.

"Armstrong, Howard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105347

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