Louisiana Music Timeline: January 16

January 16

1866: Birth of drummer, violinist and band leader John Robichaux in Thibodeaux, Louisiana, writer of over 350 songs

1942: Happy Birthday to guitarist and singer Barbara Lynn, recorded at Cosimo’s Studio.

1947: Happy Birthday to guitarist, songwriter & humorist Sandy Pinkard, born in Abbeyville, Louisiana.

2000: Singer and Shreveport native Will “Dub” Jones passes away at age 71. Here with the Cadets…

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