Lou Rawls (right) in 1980
|Birth name||Louis Allen Rawls|
|Born||December 1, 1933
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
January 6, 2006 (aged 72)
|Genres||Gospel, R&B, soul, jazz, blues|
|Occupations||Singer, actor, voice actor|
Louis Allen "Lou" Rawls (December 1, 1933 - January 6, 2006) was an American singer, record producer, recording artist and movie actor. He made over 60 albums and sold over 40 million records. Rawls was born in Chicago and was associated with a huge number of rhythm and blues songs.
- At the time of death, some sources gave Lou Rawls' year of birth as 1935. Dozens of website biographies use this error.