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  IDS: Dave Bartholomew. Recognize, yo! (Weekend, 01/30/2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
As a bandleader and producer, Bartholomew was the architect of the New Orleans sound of the 1950s, a sound that was a key ingredient of the heady stew that was early rock and roll.
Bartholomew and his band; Frank Fields on bass, Alvin "Red" Taylor on baritone sax, Lee Allen on tenor sax, Ernest McLean on guitar, Bartholomew himself on trumpet and the legendary Earl Palmer on drums formed one of the great studio crews in history.
And without Dave Bartholomew, we wouldn't have had New Orleans R&B and therefore, we wouldn't have rock and roll as we know it today.
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 Dave Bartholomew - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dave Bartholomew (born December 24, 1920 in Edgard, Louisiana) is a musician, bandleader, composer, and arranger, prominent in the music of New Orleans, Louisiana throughout the second half of the 20th century.
He has been active in many musical genres, including rhythm and blues, big band, swing music, rock and roll, New Orleans jazz, Dixieland.
Bartholomew is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the self-proclaimed inventor of the Big Beat.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dave_Bartholomew   (255 words)

  
 Dave Bartholomew, MP3 Music Download at eMusic
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, an...
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 led his first studio session under his own name in 1947 for Deluxe, but the label went out of business shortly thereafter and the sessions went unnoticed.
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 Dave Bartholomew - Biography and Recommendations
Their collaboration is the stuff of legend, but Bartholomew also played a significant role in the careers of Smiley Lewis ('I Hear You Knockin' and 'One Night'), Lloyd Price ('Lawdy Miss Clawdy'), Shirley and Lee, Earl King, Roy Brown, Chris Kenner, Robert Parker and Frankie Ford amongst others.
Bartholomew stayed with Imperial until the hits dried up in the mid 60s and then recorded at Trumpet, Mercury and on his own Broadmoor label.
A single CD "The Big Beat Of Dave Bartholomew" is a concise and uniformally excellent showcase of the great man's talents, with most of the acknowledged classics included, along with a few of his own recordings.
www.rhythmandtheblues.org.uk /artists/bartholomew.shtml   (592 words)

  
 A Prairie Home Companion from American Public Media: All About The Music
Bartholomew co-authored and arranged most of Domino's tunes, and his popular dance band became Fats Domino's backup band. Their first single was recorded just a few days after they met.
Dave Bartholomew was a multi-talented figure on the New Orleans scene and helped to define the New Orleans rhythm and blues sound of the 1950s.
Dave Bartholomew also performed, and though he didn't achieve fame as a solo performer, he was at the forefront of the New Orleans scene and did have some local hits.
prairiehome.publicradio.org /features/aatm/2004/03   (1533 words)

  
 NOLA Live - Jazzfest '99 Breaking News
Bartholomew, 79, brought his youngest son, Ron, who handles his business affairs; his oldest son, Dave Jr., met them at Storyville.
Bartholomew and Domino are tickled by Toussaint's dramatic entrance.
Bartholomew reminds Domino how he always wanted a copy of their recording session to take home, so he could play it for friends.
www.nola.com /jazzfest/news13.html   (2037 words)

  
 Cecil County Magazine - We Miss You, Silly Guy
Apparently, Dave, as was customary at the time, was sitting on his mother's lap when the accident occurred.
Dave picked glass from that accident, which had worked it's way out of his body, for years.
Dave, with his natural kindness, delivered the dog tags to the woman at her house.
www.ccmagazine.org /features/ewing.htm   (1296 words)

  
 Songwriters Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
ew Orleans music man, Dave Bartholomew is one of the truly distinguished figures of the delta music scene, a man with multi talents as a songwriter, producer, bandleader and horn player who spans many eras of popular music genres.
Bartholomew was signed to the label and soon made the acquaintance of another delta area music man, Antoine "Fats" Domino.
Bartholomew produced a series of memorable hits with such artists as Lloyd Price ("Lawdy Miss Claudy"), Shirley and Lee ("Let the Good Times Roll") and Smiley Lewis ("I Hear You Knocking," and "One Night") among others.
www.songwritershalloffame.org /exhibit_home_page.asp?exhibitId=108   (497 words)

  
 Spot on a record: Dave Bartholomew - Shrimp and Gumbo
The album with recordings from 1949 to 1962 proved that Bartholomew: discoverer, mentor and a co-author of nearly all of Fats Domino's hits (at the piano on Cat Music), and talent scout for the Imperial label, has endured as a singer and musician of remarkable quality.
Dave Bartholomew has remained an active musician and a producer up to the present.
Bartholomew's feel for talents and musical trends led to his becoming the "Senior Chief" of New Orleans RandB, although he himself was never really in the floodlights.
www.jumpinjive.com /html/archiv/dave_bartholomew/rec_02_e.htm   (535 words)

  
 Marv Goldberg's R&B Notebooks - HAWKS
In 1952, Dave Bartholomew was an a&r man, bandleader, and talent scout for Imperial Records in New Orleans.
Bartholomew was so impressed with Matthews (and his ability to sound like Clyde McPhatter) that he hired him as his band singer.
Bartholomew, who helped get the Humming Four's recordings released on Imperial approached the group with an offer: the age of the vocal group was flowering and he wanted them to switch over to the more lucrative field of R&B. They thought it over and agreed to give it a try.
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 Music | Domino Dave   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
But the tracks from a couple of years without Bartholomew are far less durable, and the arrangements are the heart of the team’s records.
If Domino’s hits are the signature sound of their time, Bartholomew’s own recordings are a little bit ahead of it.
Bartholomew remembers the recording of Domino’s classic "Blueberry Hill": "We went all over town trying to find sheet music for the song, because it was 25 or 30 years old.
www.bostonphoenix.com /boston/music/other_stories/documents/02223802.htm   (1184 words)

  
 BARTHOLOMEW, Dave : MusicWeb Encyclopaedia of Popular Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
He was also responsible for 'I Hear You Knockin' ' (hit by Smiley Lewis '52, pop cover by Gale Storm '55, no. 1 UK by Dave Edmunds '70), much else.
Imperial was sold to Liberty '63; Bartholomew turned down an offer to move to the West Coast and still lives in New Orleans.
Two-CD set The Genius Of Dave Bartholomew in 'Spirit Of New Orleans' series on EMI USA had 50 tracks celebrating an era.
www.musicweb-international.com /encyclopaedia/b/B42.HTM   (241 words)

  
 Cosmik Debris Magazine Presents: New Orleans Rhythm, Blues and Rock; May 2002
Together, Dave Bartholomew and Fats Domino inaugurated the modern era of New Orleans music, and staked a solid claim as the fathers of rock & roll.
At heart, Dave Bartholomew the performer was still a product of the big band era, and his own records lacked the energy and edge that the rock & roll kids were looking for.
If Dave Bartholomew owned the 50's, by the end of the decade it was time for a new sound, a new ear to hear it and a new producer to present it to the country.
www.cosmik.com /aa-may02/new_orleans.html   (1335 words)

  
 Limited Dave Bartholomew Discography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Dave Bartholomew wrote and arranged as many as four thousand songs for a variety of New Orleans' top rhythm and blues artists during the 1950s and 1960s.
The name Bartholomew may be seen as lyricist on hundreds of New Orleans compositions produced during the 1950s.
Dave Bartholomew perfected the commercial formula for success durign the 1950s.
www.duvigneaud.net /Dave_Bartholomew.html   (403 words)

  
 The bees dave bartholomew Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
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 Jimmy's Place ~ Dave Bartholomew, producer, songwriter, musician ~ celebrating the 50's generation!
Dave Bartholomew was the multi-talented figure behind a majority of classic New Orleans R&B hits of the '50s.
Bartholomew, with the Imperial label, began cranking out numerous hits through the '50s for Fats as well as Shirley & Lee, Smiley Lewis, Earl King, Chris Kenner, Tommy Ridgely, Frankie Ford, Robert Parker, and a host of others.
Dave Bartholomew continued to work in the background for the next 25 years and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991.
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 JUSTIN ADAMS
The core of the Studio Band were members of Dave Bartholomew's Band, but there were also a few who had nothing to with Dave's band : Edgar Blanchard, Roy Montrell, Lee Allen and also Justin Adams.
Bartholomew preferred to work with Walter Nelson, it seems, and later (from "Be My Guest" onwards) with Roy Montrell on Fats's records.
So it is possible that Dave Bartholomew wasn't too impressed with him and that he doesn't play on many Imperial recording as a consequence.
www.rockabilly.nl /references/messages/justin_adams.htm   (370 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Music: The King Sides   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Dave Bartholomew is well known to most fans of Rhythm & Blues for his longtime collaboration with New Orleans legend Fats Domino.
Bartholomew's final recording for King was his classic "My Ding-A-Ling," which must have had a very difficult time receiving radio play in 1952.
For his early influence on Rock & Roll, Dave Bartholomew was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1991.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0002IQJHS?v=glance   (396 words)

  
 kingcountyjournal.com - Making it work in the U.S.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Bartholomew, 49, is president of Sportworks Inc., a ``mom-and-pop'' manufacturing shop that he took over two years ago.
At a time when so many manufacturers are moving to Asia to save money, Sportworks is succeeding, explains Bartholomew, specifically because it's in the United States, where the company relies on ingenuity, speed and thrift to stay ahead of foreign competitors.
At its 24,000-square-foot facility, where the company employs 80 workers in two shifts, raw materials and finished stock are kept to a bare minimum.
www.kingcountyjournal.com /sited/story/html/148638   (521 words)

  
 Lester Young
DAVE BARTHOLOMEW Basin Street Breakdown (Bartholomew) p 1950 5.
DAVE BARTHOLOMEW Messy Bessie (Bartholomew) p 1950 7.
DAVE BARTHOLOMEW Nickel Wine (Bartholomew) p 1950 8.
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 Terry's Rock 'n' Roll Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
He continued with music into the 40's and was heard by Dave Bartholomew, who would become his writing partner on many of Fats' hit songs.
He continued to write songs with Dave Bartholomew, many of which became hits.
In 1956 he put five songs in the top forty, including I'm In Love Again and Fats' rendition of a song that had reached number one for Glenn Miller in 1940, Blueberry Hill.
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 Amazon.ca: Music: The Big Beat of Dave Bartholomew: 20 of His Milestone Productions 1949-1960 [Import] [Best of]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
That set was used as the basis for 2002's The Big Beat of Dave Bartholomew, a single-disc, 20-track collection (released as part of EMI/Capitol's Crescent City Soul series) that does the job of that double-disc somewhat better,...
Dave Bartholomew may be best known for having produced many of Fats Domino's biggest hits, but he worked on countless other New Orleans R&B sides as well, and this compilation presents the cream of the crop.
In the 1980s, Bartholomew's "That's How You Got Killed Before" was ably covered by yet another British artist, Elvis Costello, on the Dirty Dozen Brass Band's New Orleans Album (and as a bonus track on his own King of America).
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000062T8Y   (660 words)

  
 Dave Bartholomew at the Ponderosa Stomp
Dave Bartholomew is best known as the inventor of the Big Beat; a producer, bandleader, songwriter, record label owner, singer, trumpeter, and talent scout whose literally seen, played and done it all.
Joining forces with Fats Domino, Bartholomew helped create one of the first slabs of rock 'n' roll--"The Fat Man"--in 1949.
Aside from all that, Dave is an accomplished singer and a fantastic trumpet player known far and wide for his ability to hold a note; hence the nickname "Old Leather Lungs."
www.knights-maumau.com /music_more.php/23/Dave+Bartholomew   (194 words)

  
 The History of Rock Music. Dave Bartholomew: biography, discography, reviews, links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
There were a number of bands in New Orleans that defined the local rhythm'n'blues sound.
Dave Bartholomew, a trumpeter who started his own band in 1946 and raised talents such as drummer Earl Palmer, saxophonist Lee Allen and pianist Professor Longhair, was influential as an arranger and producer who crafted a sound that bridged jump blues, dixieland jazz and the carnival marches.
But Bartholomew would always overload the "bass" range of the sound by piling up piano, bass, sax and drums to produce the "rumble" that became his trademark.
www.scaruffi.com /vol1/bartholo.html   (137 words)

  
 WMKV - On-Air Personalities - Big Band Music and Nostalgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
David H. Bartholomew is a "semi-retired" cinematographer/animator/writer, a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, who has been involved in the production of tv/radio spots and industrial films since the early Fifties.
His wife, Billie, tolerates his agglomeration of about three thousand seventy-eight rpm records and seven hundred reels of quarter inch tape of music and personalities from 1900 through the Forties.
Dave can be reached by e-mail at WMKV at wmkvfm@LifeSphere.org.
www.wmkvfm.org /friction.htm   (214 words)

  
 Second Time Aroiund - Newsletter 134 - Dave Bartholomew -> Lester Young   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
New Orleans producer, arranger, singer, trumpet player, and talent scout Bartholomew is best remembered for sides he did with Fats Domino on Imperial, but he also recorded fairly extensively under his own name.
Dave was a good, if not great vocalist and could blow some breath-taking solos.
DAVE BARTHOLOMEW: Ah Cubanas/ Ain't Gonna Do It/ Bum Bae/ Carnival Day/ Country Boy/ Country Goy Goes Home/ Dave's Boogie Woogie/ Frantic Chick/ Girt Town Blues/ Going To Chow/ Good Jax Boogie/ High Society Blues/ Messy Bessie/ Mr.
rootsandrhythm.com /roots/NEWSLETTER134/newsletter134_second_time.htm   (5825 words)

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