Lou Rawls (right) in 1980
|Birth name||Louis Allen Rawls|
December 1, 1933
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
January 6, 2006
|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. He sold over 40 million copies of them. Rawls was born in Chicago. He was associated with a huge number of rhythm and blues songs.