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Poetry Corner: Nobody Knows The Trouble I’ve Seen

On 4th of August 1901 Louis Armstrong was born in New Orleans,  Louisiana, USA.

Louis Armstrong (1955)

Louis Armstrong (1955) by Herbert Behrens / Anefo

On New Year’s Eve 1912, he was arrested and sent to the Colored Waif’s Home for Boys. There, under the tutelage of Peter Davis, he learned how to properly play the cornet. Louis Armstrong Home Museum

Louis Armstrong an incredible musician and campaigner for civil rights in America.

Nobody Knows The Trouble I’ve Seen

Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen
Nobody knows my sorrow
Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen
Glory, Hallelujah

Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen
Nobody knows but Jesus
Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen
Glory, Hallelujah

Sometimes I’m up
Sometimes I’m down
Oh, yes, Lord
Sometimes I’m almost to the ground
Oh, yes, Lord

Oh, nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen
Nobody knows my sorrow
Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen
Glory, Hallelujah

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