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A THREE-WEEK GIG

Jim Eigo (of Jazz Promo Services) sent this along — from 1973, by Stan Hunt in THE NEW YORKER:

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“TIRE INSPECTION”

For those of us who love Louis Armstrong, this might be a familiar picture.  Someone took a snapshot of the musicians in a Forties band visiting the men’s room, and Louis annotated it in the upper left corner (in fountain pen).

Some readers will think this childish; others will think it points to the way the subject of sexuality and its attendant machineries turn grown men into little boys — I just find it funny.  And rest stops on a long road trip are delightful interludes, even if they aren’t being photographically documented.