Louisiana Music Timeline: January 5

January 5

1929: Happy Birthday to Ernest Joseph Thomas, known as Tabby Thomas, born in Baton Rouge.

1932: Birth of vocalist Lathan John Adams, known as Johnny Adams, born in New Orleans

1934: Birth of fiddler Rufus Thibodeaux, born in Ridge

1944: Birth of singer Lil’ Alfred, born Alfred Babino, in Lake Charles