Louisiana Music Timeline: November 23-25

NOVEMBER 23

1963: Dale Houston and Grace Broussard (sister of Van Broussard) re-record this song as a duet it hits Number One on the Pop Charts.

1973: Trumpeter De De Pierce (Joseph De La Croix Pierce) passes away in New Orleans at age 69.

2001: Singer O.C. Smith passes away at age 65. Born Ocie Lee Smith in Mansfield, Louisiana.

 

NOVEMBER 24: No events to report

 

NOVEMBER 25

1859: Birth of bandleader Professor Jim Humphrey born James Brown Humphrey in Sellers, Louisiana.

1995: Accordionist Ambrose Thibodeaux passes away in Lafayette, Louisiana at age 92.

2011: Curtis John Arceneaux better known as Coco Robicheaux passes away.