Dave Bartholomew

    Dave Bartholomew

    • Dave Bartholomew
    Dave Bartholomew

    Dave Bartholomew

    • Dave Bartholomew

    Dave Bartholomew

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        Dave Bartholomew is the multi-talented figure behind a majority of classic New Orleans R&B of the '50s and the self-proclaimed inventor of the "Big Beat." Bartholomew has over 4000 songs in his enormous catalog and is responsible for arranging and producing timeless records by Shirley & Lee, Lloyd Price, Smiley Lewis, and especially Fats Domino. Bartholomew was born in Edgard, LA, on December 24, 1920. His first instruments were tuba and trumpet. He fronted several bands in the ... Read more

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