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AARON NEVILLE
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
Known For: Nature Boy: The Standards (Album 2003)
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

AL HIRT
 
Description: Trumpeter, Composer, Arranger, America
Known For: Single hit tune "Java" Winner of a Grammy award
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

ALEX CHILTON
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: Known as the lead singer of the Box Tops and Big Star.
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

ALFRED NEWMAN
 
Description: Composer, arranger, and conductor of music for films.
Known For: Newman won nine Academy Awards, more than any other composer in Oscar history
Location Died: Hollywood, Louisiana, United States of America

ALVIN ROBINSON
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
Known For: Let The Good Times Roll (Hit recording)
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

ALVIN TYLER
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Known For: Debut on Fats Domino`s “The Fat Man”
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

ARMAND PIRON
 
Description: Violinist, USA
Known For: I Wish That I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate ( Composer)
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

ART NEVILLE
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
Known For: Member of ’THE NEVILLES’
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

BARNEY BIGARD
 
Description: Saxophonist, Clarinetist, Band Leader, Composer, Conductor
Known For: Co-Composer on several numbers, notably the Ellington standard "Mood Indigo"
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

BARRY LEE HALL JR.
 
Description: Trumpeter, music director and band leader
Known For: Band leader of the Duke Ellington Small Band.
Location Born: Mansfield, Louisiana, United States of America

BILL DOSS
 
Description: A co-founder of The Elephant 6 Recording Company
Known For: Member of - The Olivia Tremor Control
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Dubach, Louisiana, United States of America

BLACK BOTTOM - DANCE
 
Description: Dance
Known For: An American dance of the 1920`s.
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

BOBBY CHARLES
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: His compositions include the hits "See You Later, Alligator,"
Location Born: Abbeville, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: Abbeville, Louisiana, United States of America

BOBBY MITCHELL
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Hit - "Try Rock n Roll,"
Location Born: Algiers, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

BRENTON WOOD
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: 1967 - hit single - "Gimme Little Sign".
Location: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

BRITNEY SPEARS
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Dancer, USA
Known For: Known for the hit - "Oops!... I Did It Again" - 2000
Location Born: Kentwood, Louisiana, United States of America

BRYANT GUMBLE
 
Description: TV host, Actor, USA
Known For: He is best known for his 15 years as o-host of NBC
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

BUDDIE PITIT
 
Description: Cornetist, USA
Known For: Eagle Band
Location Born: White Castle, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

BUDDY BOLDEN
 
Description: Cornetist, Bandleader, USA
Known For: Jazz Founder
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

BUDDY GUY
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Album - "Its my Life, Baby" - 1966
Location Born: Lettsworth, Louisiana, United States of America

CHAMPION JACK DUPREE
 
Description: Pianist, US
Known For: "Junkers Blues" - "Walkin the Blues".
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

CHARLES ANTHONY
 
Description: Violinist, USA
Known For: Anthony made his debut at the Metropolitan on March 6, 1954
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

CHARLES LLOYD
 
Description: Saxophonist, Flautist, USA
Known For: Known for his composition "Forest Flowers"
Location: Louisiana, United States of America

CLARENCE FROGMAN HENRY
 
Description: Vocalist
Known For: But I Do
Location Born: Algiers, Louisiana, United States of America

CLARENCE WILLIAMS
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, USA
Known For: Clarence Williams
Location Born: Plaquemine, Louisiana, United States of America

CLAUDE KING
 
Description: Vocalist, Guiarist, Composer, USA
Known For: 1962. "Wolverton Mountain" (Hit Song)
Location: Keithville, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Keithville, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

CLEVE FRANCIS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: His first album "Timeless" was released in the late seventies.
Location Born: Jennings, Louisiana, United States of America

COC ROBICHEAUX
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: 1968 album, Gris-Gris.
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

COSIMO MATASSA
 
Description: Recording engineer and studio owner, USA
Known For: Responsible for many R&B and early rock and roll recordings.
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

DALE HAWKINS
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Composer mainly known for the song ’Suzie Q’.
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Gold Mine, Louisiana, United States of America

DANNY BARKER
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Banjo, Ukelele, USA
Known For: Fairview Baptist Church Marching Band (Founder 1972)
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

DAVE BARTHOLOMEW
 
Description: Trumpet, Composer, USA
Known For: Bartholomew and Domino co-wrote hits, including "Ain
Location Born: Edgard, Louisiana, United States of America

DAVE PATILLO
 
Description: Bass vocalist, USA
Known For: Co founder of the fifties group "The Five Red Caps".
Location: Louisiana, United States of America

DAVID ALEXANDER
 
Description: Vocalist, pianist
Known For: 1972 - The Rattler
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

DAVID HOUSTON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: His popular songs were "Mountaine of Love" - 1963
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Bossier City, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: Bossier City, Louisiana, United States of America

DIXIELAND - (Music)
 
Description: Dixie Lnd Music, USA
Known For: Dixieland, an early style of Jazz that was developed in New Orleans
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

DJ FONTANA
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: Fontana has been portrayed by Ed Begley Jr. in the film Elvis (1979).
Location Born: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

DONNA REED
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Starred with Steve Allen in "The Benny Goodman Story" - 1955
Location Died: Beverly Hills, Louisiana, United States of America

DOROTHY LAMOUR
 
Description: Actress, Vocalist, USA
Known For: Known for film - "Road to Hong Kong"
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

DOUG KERSHAW
 
Description: Fiddle, Composer, USA
Known For: "Louisiana Man" (Co Composer of the song)
Location Born: Tiel Ridge, Louisiana, United States of America

EARL KING
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Composer of the hit - "Come On" .
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

ED BLACKWELL
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: The drummer with Ornette Coleman
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

EDDY RAVEN
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: Joe Knows How I Live
Location Born: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

EDWARD KID ORY
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
Known For: Ory also was the composer of numbers including Muskrat Ramble, Ory
Location Born: LaPlace, Louisiana, United States of America

ELLEN DeGENERES
 
Description: Actress, Television Host, USA
Known For: Own successful TV series in 1997 - "ELLEN".
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

ESTHER BIGEOU
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: The St. Louis Blues (Song 1921 by W.C.Handy)
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

ETTA JAMES
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Known for the hit song - "At Last" - 1961
Location Born: Los Angeles, Louisiana, United States of America

FAITH FORD
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Known for the "Murphy Brown" television series.
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Alexandria, Louisiana, United States of America

FANNY BRICE
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
Known For: A major hit in1921 was the recording of "My Man".
Location Died: Hollywood, Louisiana, United States of America

FARON YOUNG
 
Description: Vocalist, Guiarist, Composer, USA
Known For: "Hello Walls" (written by Willie Nelson)
Location Born: Shrevport, Louisiana, United States of America

FATS DOMINO
 
Description: Vocalist, pianist, Producer, Composer, USA
Known For: Dominos first album, "Carry on Rockin", was released under the Imperial label in November 1955
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

FLOYD CRAMER
 
Description: Pianist, USA
Known For: Hit song - "On The Rebound"
Location Born: Samti, Louisiana, United States of America

FRANKIE FORD
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Mainly for his hit single "Sea Cruise" 1959.
Location Born: Gretna, Louisiana, United States of America

FRED ANDERSON
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Known For: "Little Fox Run."
Location Born: Monroe, Louisiana, United States of America

FREDDIE KEPPARD
 
Description: Cornetist, USA
Known For: Original Creole Orchestra (Band)
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

GEORGE LEWIS
 
Description: Clarinetist, US
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

GEORGE WYLE
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
Known For: He wrote with Sherwood Schwartz "The Ballad of Gilligans Iland"

GIA ALLEMAND
 
Description: Actress, Model, USA
Known For: ABC reality shows, The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love and Bachelor Pad.
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

GLENN SUTTON
 
Description: Song writer, USA
Known For: Co writer of "Youre Good Girl
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Hodge, Louisiana, United States of America

GREGORY SLAY
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: Ffounding member of Remy Zero.
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

HANK WILLIAMS JR.
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: In 2004, Williams was featured prominently on CMT Outlaws.
Location Born: Shrevport, Louisiana, United States of America

HARRY CONNICK JR
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actor, USA
Known For: Connick contributed "A Wink and a Smile" to the Sleepless in Seattle soundtrack, released in 1993.
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

HELEN DARLING
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Bring On The Rain (Hit Song)
Location Born: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

HENRY FORD
 
Description: Double Bassist
Known For: Roxy Music (Band)
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

HUNTER HAYES
 
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, USA
Known For: Singles "Wanted" and "Somebody
Location: Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, United States of America

ILLINOIS JACQUET
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
Known For: Remembered for his solo on "Flying Home"
Location Born: Broussard, Louisiana, United States of America

IRMA THOMAS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: The album - Sing It! was nominated for a Grammy in 1999.
Location Born: Ponchatoula, Louisiana, United States of America

J D MILLER
 
Description: Composer, Producer, USA
Known For: Composer of - "It Wasnt God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels"
Location Born: Iota, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

JACK LAINE
 
Description: Band Leader
Known For: Founder of THE ORIGINAL DIXIELAND JAZZ’ BAND in 1915.
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

JACK TEAGARDEN
 
Description: Trombonist, Band Leader, USA
Known For: Teagarden collaborated to provide lyrics and a verse to Spencer Williams "Basin Street Blues"
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

JAMES "SUGAR BOY" CRAWFORD
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, USA
Known For: He was the author of "Jock-A-Mo" (1954),
Location Born: Crescent City, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

JAMES BOOKER
 
Description: Vocalist, pianist, USA
Known For: Harry Connick Jr., a student and close friend of Booker.
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

JAMES BURTON
 
Description: Guitarist , USA
Known For: Elvis Presleys and Rick Nelsons guitarist.
Location Born: Minden, Louisiana, United States of America

JARED LETO
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter. USA
Known For: Leto is the lead vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and main songwriter for 30 Seconds to Mars.
Location: Bossier City, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Bossier City, Louisiana, United States of America

JAYNE MANSFIELD
 
Description: Actress, Violinist, USA
Known For: "The Cant help it" Film (1956)
Location Died: Slidell, Louisiana, United States of America

JELLY ROLL MORTON
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
Known For: Playing with his band ’THE RED HOT PEPPERS’ with names he had partnered with include.
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

JERRY LEE LEWIS
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, USA
Known For: Hit song "Great Balls of Fire"
Location Born: Ferriday, Louisiana, United States of America

JESSIE HILL
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer of song, USA
Known For: Remembered for the classic song, "Ooh Poo Pah Doo".
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

JIM CROCE
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer
Known For: Bad Bad Leroy Brown (Hit Song)
Location Died: Natchitoches,, Louisiana, United States of America

JIMMIE NOONE
 
Description: Clarinetist, Band Leader, USA
Known For: He was a member of the King Oliver Band.
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Cut Off, Louisiana, United States of America

JIMMY CLANTON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Known for the hit - "Venus in Blue Jeans" during the early sixties.
Location Born: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

JIMMY DAVIS
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Jimmie Davis, was a noted singer of both sacred and popular songs
Location Born: Quitmans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

JO EL SONNIER
 
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, USA
Known For: Debut album - 1967 Hurricane Audry
Location Born: Rayne, Louisiana, United States of America

JOE CLAY
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: LP 'Ducktail' in 1986
Location: Gretna, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Gretna, Louisiana, United States of America

JOE JONES
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Mainly known for his hit song "You Talk Too Much" - 1960
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

JOE KING OLIVER
 
Description: Band Leader, Cornetist, USA
Known For: Known for "King Oliver and his Creole Jazz Band"
Location Born: Aben, Louisiana, United States of America

JOE OSBORN
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: His playing on such Nelson hits as "Travellin
Location Born: Mound, Madison Parish, Louisiana, United States of America

JOE SIMON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Charted with "Drowning In The Sea of Love"
Location Born: Simmesport, Louisiana, United States of America

JOHN FRED
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: His only hit was "JUDY IN DISGUISE" 1967
Location Born: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: Louisiana, United States of America

JOHN LARROQUETTE
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Known for the series
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

JOHN LEVY
 
Description: Double bass, USA
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana., Louisiana, United States of America

JOHN OBANION
 
Description: Vocalist and actor.
Known For: John OBanion (1981) Danger (1982) (1982)
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

JOHNNY ADAMS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Album - "I Can’t all be Bad" - 1969
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

JOHNNY STEIN
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

JOHNNY THUNDERS
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Guitarist for "The New York Dolls" who formed in the early seventies.
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

KID ORY
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
Known For: Associated with Louis Armstrong
Location Born: Woodland Plantation, Louisiana, United States of America

KID RENA
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Known For: He and Louis Armstrong played in the same band
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

KING FLOYD
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Charted with "Groove Me" 1970
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

KIX BROOKS
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: Member of duo - "Brooks and Dunn"
Location Born: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

KRIS KENNER
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
Known For: "Sick and Tired" (Composer)
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

LARRY WILLIAMS
 
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, pianist., USA
Known For: Composer DIZZY MISS LIZZY - 1958
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

LEAD BELLY
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: "Midnight Special" (Original artist) Known as ’The King of The Twelve String’.
Location Born: Mooringsport, Louisiana, United States of America

LEE COLLINS
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Known For: Oh, Didnt He Ramble: The Life Story of Lee Collins.
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

LEE DORSEY
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, US
Known For: Mainly known for the sond - Ride Your Pony"- and - "Workin in a Coal Mine"
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

LEON RENE
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
Known For: "Rockin Robin" (Hit Song)
Location Born: Covington, Louisiana, United States of America

LEONARD FEATHER
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
Known For: Biggest hit, "How Blue Can You Get?"
Location Died: Sherman Oaks, Louisiana, United States of America

LEONARD LEE
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Known as partner of the duo "Shirley and Lee"
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

LINDA GAIL LEWIS
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, USA
Known For: Her book - "The Devil and Me and Jerry Lee"
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Ferriday, Louisiana, United States of America

LIONEL BATISTE
 
Description: Singer, Drummer, USA
Known For: Also known as "Uncle" Lionel Batiste
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

LITTLE WALTER
 
Description: Vocalist, Harmonacist, USA
Known For: Little Walter and Otis Rush "Live in Chicago" - Album
Location Born: Marksville, Louisiana, United States of America

LLOYD PRICE
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: One his best-known songs, “Personality,” from 1959.
Location Born: New Oleans, Louisiana, United States of America

LONNIE JOHNSON
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, Composer, USA
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

LOUIS ARMSTRONG
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Known For: Remembered for the song - "Hello Dolly" - 1964
Location: Louisiana, United States of America

LOUIS PRIMA
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Known For: Composer, Arranger
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

LOUISIANA HAYRIDE
 
Description: Country music on radio on station KWKH Louisiana Hayride
Known For: From 1948 to 1960 helped to launch the careers of some of the greatest names in American music
Location: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

LUCINDA WILLIAMS
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
Known For: Lost Highway
Location Born: Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States of America

MAGIC
 
Description: Rapper, USA
Known For: Associated acts Body Head Bangerz
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

MAHALIA JACKSON
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Little Richard has cited Jackson as an inspiration, calling her “the true queen of spiritual singers.”
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

MARGIE SINGLETON
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Hit single - "Eyes of Love" - 1960
Location Born: Coushatta, Louisiana, United States of America

MARGUERITE PIAZZA
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: She made her 1951 Metropolitan Opera bow as Rosalinde from Johann Strauss II
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

MARVA WRIGHT
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
Known For: 1993 album - "Born With The Blues"
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

MAURY MUEHLEISEN
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, USA
Known For: "Gingerbreadd" (Album)
Location Died: Louisiana, United States of America

MAXINE BROWN
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member of the vocal group "The Browns" - 1955
Location Born: Campti, Louisiana, United States of America

MEMPHIS MINNIE
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist
Known For: Album - "The Blues: Queen of the Blues" - 1929-1941
Location Born: Algiers, Louisiana, United States of America

MERRY CLAYTON
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
Known For: A member of The Raelettes (Female Backing group for Ray Charles)
Location Born: Gert Town, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

OC SMITH
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Nest known for his pop hit - "The Son of Hickory Holler
Location Born: Mansfield, Louisiana, United States of America

OLIVER
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: GOODMORNING STARSHINE - 1969
Location Died: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

PAUL BARBARIN
 
Description: Drummer,Composer, USA
Known For: One of the very best of the pre-Big Band era jazz drummers.
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

PAUL BURKE
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: 1960s ABC television series, Naked City and Twelve OClock High.
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

PERCY MAYFIELD
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
Known For: Composer of - "Hit The Road Jack"
Location Born: Minden, Louisiana, United States of America

PETE FOUNTAIN
 
Description: Clarinetist, USA
Known For: Fountain founded The Basin Street Six in 1950.
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

PHIL PHILIPS
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Charted in the fiftires with ’SEA OF LOVE’
Location Born: Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States of America

PLAS JOHNSON
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Known For: Known for the lead on Henry Mancini’s "The Pink Panther Theme".
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Donaldsonville, Louisiana, United States of America

POPS FOSTER
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: Associated with Earl Hines
Location Born: Ascension Parish, Louisiana, United States of America

PROFESSOR LONGHAIR
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, USA
Known For: "Tipitina", "Big Chief" and "Go to the Mardi Gras"
Location Born: Bogalusa, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

PUNCH MILLER
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Known For: In Chicago he worked with various bands including those of Jelly Roll Morton
Location Born: Raceland, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

RAY BROWN - USA
 
Description: Bassist, Pianist, USA
Known For: The Modern Jazz Quartet
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

RED ALLEN
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Known For: Sound of Jazz (Television Show) 1957
Location Born: Algiers, Louisiana, United States of America

REESE WITHERSPOON
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Film "Sweet Home Alabama" (2002)
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

RENE HALL
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: He is noted for playing lead guitar on "Dizzy Miss Lizzy" on the Larry Williams version.
Location Born: Morgan City, Louisiana, United States of America

RICHARD BERRY
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Composer and original performer of the rock standard "Louie Louie".
Location Born: Extension, Louisiana, United States of America

ROBERT PARKER
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Known For: "Barefootin" - 1966
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

ROD BERNARD
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: "This Should Go On Forever" 1959 - Hit song.
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Opelousas, Louisiana, United States of America

ROOSEVELT SYKES
 
Description: Pianist, USA
Known For: Composer of songs such as "The Night Time Is The Right Time".
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

ROY MONTRELL
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Session musician for many famous artists
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

RUSTY ANDERSON
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: He is best known as lead guitarist with Paul McCartney
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

SHANNON HOON
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: A member of "Blind Melon"
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

SHIRLEY GOODMAN
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
Known For: "Shame, Shame, Shame" in the 1970s.
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

SIDNEY ARODIN
 
Description: Clarinetist, USA
Known For: Co Composer - (Up a) Lazy River
Location Born: Westwego, Louisiana, United States of America

SIDNEY BECHET
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
Known For: He was one of the first important soloists in jazz beating cornetist Louis Armstrong to the recording studio.
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

SIDNEY SIMIEN
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
Known For: Writer of "Don’t Mess With My, Toot Toot".
Location Born: Lebeau, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: Louisiana, United States of America

SILAS HOGAN
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: "Airport Blues" and "Lonesome La La"
Location Born: Westover, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: Scotlandville, Louisiana, United States of America

SLIM HARPO
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Charting with "Raining In My Heart"
Location Born: Lobdell, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

SMILEY LEWIS
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: He recoeded "Shame, Shame, Shame" - 1957
Location Born: DeQuincy, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

SUSAN WARD
 
Description: Actress, model
Known For: 2000 The In Crowd - 2004 - Wild Things
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Monroe, Louisiana, United States of America

TAMI LYNN
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: 1971, Song, "Im Gonna Run Away From You"
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Gert Town, Louisiana, United States of America

TED DAFFAN
 
Description: Singer, Composer, USA
Known For: The first known to write a truck drivers hit song.
Location Born: Beauregard County, Louisiana, United States of America

TED TAYLOR
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Member vocalist of fifties group "The Cadets"
Location Died: Louisiana, United States of America

THE EAGLE BAND
 
Description: Band, USA
Location: Louisiana, United States of America

THE HOLLYWOOD FLAMES
 
Description: Vocal Group, USA
Known For: Known for the recording of - "Buzz Buzz Buzz" during the fifties.
Location: Watts, Louisiana, United States of America

THE TEDDY BEARS
 
Description: Band, USA
Known For: Phil Spector
Location: Fairfax, Louisiana, United States of America

THE WATSON TWINS
 
Description: Band, USA
Known For: In 2006 the Watson Twins released their debut EP, "Southern Manners"
Location: Louisville, Louisiana, United States of America

TIM McGRAW
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: His trademark hit song - "Indian Outlaw" - 1994
Location Born: Delhi, Louisiana, United States of America

TOMMY LADNIER
 
Description: Trumpeter, Writer, USA
Known For: The New Orleans Feetwarmers (Band) 1930s
Location Born: Mandeville, Louisiana, United States of America

TOMMY LANDIER
 
Description: Trumpeter. Clarinetist/writer, USA
Location Born: Louisiana, United States of America

TONY JACKSON - USA
 
Description: Pianist, Vocalist, USA
Known For: Composer of the song - "Pretty Baby"
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

TONY JOE WHITE
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, USA
Known For: Album - 1968 - "Polk Salad Annie" Composer and singer and hit sonng
Location Born: Oak Grove, Louisiana, United States of America

TONY SCOTT
 
Description: Film director & producer
Known For: Top Gun (1986), Beverly Hills Cop II (1987), Days of Thunder (1990)
Location Died: San Pedro, Louisiana, United States of America

TRACE ADKINS
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: Album in 1996 - "Dreamin Out Loud"
Location Born: Sarepta, Louisiana, United States of America

TROY VERGES
 
Description: Composer of songs, USA
Known For: “Blessed” • “Who I Am” • “With Me”
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Louisiana, United States of America

TUTS WASHINGTON
 
Description: Pianist, USA
Known For: "New Orleans Piano Professor" (Album) Rounder Records in 1983.
Location Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

VAN CLIBURN
 
Description: Pianist, USA
Known For: It was his recognition in Moscow that propelled Cliburn to international fame.
Location: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

VERNEL FOURNIER
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: One of the most famous of all modern jazz trios
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

VICKI PETERSON
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Known For: The Bangles
Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Northridge, Louisiana, United States of America

WARREN DODDS
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: Dodds recorded with Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Art Hodes
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Died: New Orleans,, Louisiana, United States of America

WEBB PIERCE
 
Description: Vocal, Guitarist, Co,poser, US
Known For: Pierce has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1600 Vine Street.
Location Born: West Monroe, Louisiana, United States of America

WERLY FAIRURN
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter. USA
Known For: Everybody’s Rockin’ / It’s Heaven 1956
Location: Folsom,, Louisiana, United States of America
Location Born: Folsom,, Louisiana, United States of America

WYNTON MARSALIS
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Known For: Musical Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center
Location Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

 
 
 
 
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