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Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong
Birth: Mar. 4, 1909
Rhea County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 30, 2003
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Musician. He was a string band fiddler who took his act across the country mastering genres from bluegrass to jazz. He taught himself to play at the age of 9 and over his lifetime took up 20 instruments including mandolin, violin, viola and banjo. He was a composer, instrumentalist and singer. Two PBS documentaries, "Louie Bluie" in 1985 and "Sweet Old Song" in 2002 chronicled parts of his life and work. His recordings, released by Vocalion Records, included "Vine Street Drag" and "Knox County Stomp." (bio by: Ron Moody) 
Family links: 
  Thomas F. Armstrong (1870 - 1944)
  Daisy A. Armstrong (1875 - 1945)
  Ella Armstrong Caulter (____ - 1923)*
  Howard Armstrong (1909 - 2003)
  Thomas Armstrong (1911 - 1924)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory
Jamaica Plain
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
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Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Aug 06, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7740123
Howard Louie Bluie Armstrong
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Howard Louie Bluie Armstrong
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