Louisiana Music Timeline: February 26

Have a look at OffBeat’s video tribute to the people and events that shaped New Orleans and Louisiana music history through the years on February 26, enjoy…
Here’s a special Louisiana music moments that you’d like to add to our timeline? Email them to info@offbeat.com.

1913: Birth of accordionist Lionel Cormier in Rayne

1917: Jazz is recorded for the first time when the Original Dixieland Jazz Band records “Livery Stable Blues.”

1928: Happy Birthday to New Orleans native Antoine “Fats” Domino!


1971: Louis Armstrong records “The Night Before Christmas” in his Queens, New York living room.