Lou Rawls

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Lou Rawls

Lou Rawls (right) in 1980
Background information
Birth name Louis Allen Rawls
Born December 1, 1933(1933-12-01)[1]
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died

January 6, 2006(2006-01-06) (aged 72)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Interred: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California
Genres Gospel, R&B, soul, jazz, blues
Occupations Singer, actor, voice actor
Years active 1950–2006
Notable instruments
piano, Vocals

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.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. At the time of death, some sources gave Lou Rawls' year of birth as 1935. Dozens of website biographies use this error.
  2. Hear Lou Rawls (music and interviews) on the Pop Chronicles (1969).