Professor Longhair
Genres:
Blues, Latin, R&B
Meta styles:
Cuban Traditions, Early Acoustic Blues, Early R&B, Jump Blues/Piano Blues, Louisiana Blues, Tropical
Styles:
New Orleans Blues, New Orleans R&B, Piano Blues, Regional Blues, Rumba

Professor Longhair (nee Henry Roeland Byrd and aka Fess) (December 19, 1918 - January 30, 1980) was a legendary New Orleans blues musician. He was born in Bogalusa, Louisiana. He was noted for his unique piano style, which he described as "a combination of rumba, mambo, and Calypso", and his unusual, expressive voice, described once as "freak unique". He was called the Bach of Rock and Roll. His career in music began in the 1930s, dancing for tips. "The very first instrument I played was the bottom of my feet, working out rhythms, tap dancing.

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Live In Chicago

Live In Chicago

Year:
2016
Tracks:
8
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Fess' Gumbo

Fess' Gumbo

3
Year:
1996
Tracks:
14
Bitrate:
192 kbps
The Complete London Concert

The Complete London Concert

1
Year:
1994
Tracks:
14
Bitrate:
192 kbps
Fess: The Professor Longhair Anthology CD2

Fess: The Professor Longhair Anthology CD2

Year:
1993
Tracks:
18
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Fess: The Professor Longhair Anthology CD1

Fess: The Professor Longhair Anthology CD1

Year:
1993
Tracks:
22
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Big Chief

Big Chief

3
Year:
1993
Tracks:
14
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Mardi Gras In Baton Rouge

Mardi Gras In Baton Rouge

1
Year:
1991
Tracks:
18
Bitrate:
320 kbps
New Orleans Piano (Remastered 2004)

New Orleans Piano (Remastered 2004)

1
Year:
1989
Tracks:
16
Bitrate:
320 kbps
House Party New Orleans Style

House Party New Orleans Style

1
Year:
1987
Tracks:
15
Bitrate:
256 kbps
Crawfish Fiesta (Reissued 1990)

Crawfish Fiesta (Reissued 1990)

4
Year:
1980
Tracks:
12
Bitrate:
320 kbps
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