Bartholomew in 1977
|Birth name||Davis Bartholomew|
|Also known as||David Louis Bartholomew|
|Born||December 24, 1918|
Edgard, Louisiana, United States
|Died||June 23, 2019 (aged 100)|
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
|Genres||Rhythm and blues, big band, swing, rock and roll, Dixieland|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, bandleader, composer, arranger|
|Years active||1936 – 2019|
|Labels||De Luxe, Imperial, Broadmoor|
|Associated acts||Fats Domino|
David Louis Bartholomew (December 24, 1918 – June 23, 2019) was an American Hall of Fame rock and roll musician, bandleader, composer, arranger and record producer. His career was based in New Orleans.
Bartholomew's other hit songs as a composer include "I Hear You Knocking", "Blue Monday", "I'm Walkin'", "My Ding-A-Ling", and "One Night". He is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.
References[change | change source]
- "Prairie Home Companion". PBS. Retrieved 2008-09-11.
- "Dave Bartholomew". Songwriters Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2008-09-11.
- "Dave Bartholomew, rock 'n' roll pioneer and trumpeter, dies at age 100". WWL. Retrieved 2019-06-23.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Dave Bartholomew Interview NAMM Oral History Library (2003)