D o Wop An Evening of DooWop with Lloyd Price Tickets
Doo Wop An Evening of Doowop with Lloyd Price is an event starring the legendary Doo-wop artist, Lloyd Price. This is a unique style of R&B music that rose back in the forties and blended in a number of different styles to become one of the most popular forms of R&B in the forties onwards. It usually features a number of instruments, particularly the double bass, and was popular in the fifties and the sixties. Even today, it still has a huge fanbase and has inspired many of the greatest R&B artists today. It is particularly popular in New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Cincinnati and Los Angeles with each of these cities having its own regional Doo-wop scene and particularly anticipating this event with Doo Wop An Evening of Doowop with Lloyd Price tickets in hand.
Doo Wop An Evening of Doowop with Lloyd Price features an artist from Kenner, Louisiana who has been active since 1952 and is now regarded as one of the greatest R&B artists alive. He is a vocalist, a songwriter and a bandleader; he is also an entrepreneur and a record executive. He has been signed onto several labels including ABC-Paramount Records, Specialty Records and KRC Records. Known fondly as Mr Personality, he has several million selling hit singles with the first of these being Lawdy Miss Clawdy released in 1952 through Specialty Records. This Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee grew up in New Orleans where he learned how to play the piano and the trumpet. He then joined his church’s choir and while in high school, was part of a combo of musicians.
Lloyd Price, star performer of the Doo Wop An Evening of Doowop with Lloyd Price event learnt how to do business from his mother who owned a restaurant. He then began writing and singing his own songs, catching the attention of Art Rupe who was out looking for talent on behalf of Specialty Records. After listening to the song Lawdy Muss Clawdy, Art Price hired Dave Batholomew and his band to back up Lloyd Price in recording his song. This was then released and turned into a massive hit. It was followed soon after by Oooh, Oooh, Oooh and a number of other hit singles recorded for Specialty Records.
In the fifties, Doo Wop An Evening of Doowop with Lloyd Price main performer was drafted into the army and ended up serving in Korea. When he came up, he formed his own record label company with Bill Boskent and Harold Logan. He then released the song Jus Because which caught the attention of ABC Records. Llolyd Price then went on to released a number of hit singles for ABC Records such as the famous Personality, Stagger Lee and I’m Gonna Get Married; these songs ranked first, second and third respectively on the pop and R&B music charts with the song Stagger Lee also selling more than one million copies. In 1962, he founded Double L Records, a label that was responsible for setting artists like Wilson Pickett on their way. In 1969, after his partner Logan passed away, he founded the label Turntable and started a New York City club o the same name. This restaurant also became a famous destination in the world of entertainment and went down in history as the place where Don King promoted Muhammad Ali’s fights such as his famous Rumble in the Jungle.
Doo Wop An Evening of Doowop with Lloyd Price is an event featuring an R&B legend who has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame and sold millions of copies of his songs. For fans of Doo-wop and classic R&B, the first thing to do is order Doo Wop An Evening of Doowop with Lloyd Price tickets and the second thing to do is watch it live.