Jessie Hill

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by Jessie Hill

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9 December 1932, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 17 September 1996, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Jessie Hill’s primary claim to fame was the classic New Orleans R&B hit ‘Ooh Poo Pah Doo - Part II’ in 1960. His first musical experience was as a drummer at the age of seven. At 15 he played in a dixieland band and at 20 formed an R&B group called the House Rockers. He briefly worked with Professor Longhair and Huey Smith in the mid-50s before re-forming the House Rockers in... Read more

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soul
new orleans
rhythm and blues
funk
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