Guitar Gable

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Guitar Gable
Birth nameGabriel Perrodin
Born(1937-08-17)August 17, 1937
Bellevue, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States
DiedJanuary 28, 2017(2017-01-28) (aged 79)
Opelousas, Louisiana, U.S.
GenresSwamp blues
Louisiana blues
Swamp pop[1]
OccupationsSinger, guitarist, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
LabelsExcello, various

Gabriel Perrodin (August 17, 1937 – January 28, 2017), known as Guitar Gable, was an American Louisiana blues, swamp blues and swamp pop singer-songwriter and musician. He was best known for recording the original version of "This Should Go On Forever", and his part in the vibrant swamp blues and pop scene in Louisiana in the 1950s and early 1960s.

Gable died in hospital at Opelousas, Louisiana, on January 28, 2017, aged 79.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Guitar Gable | Music Biography, Credits and Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-03-20.
  2. Gabriel Perrodin obituary, WilliamsFuneralHomes.net. Retrieved 31 January 2017