Dave Bartholomew

#114999
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
24, 1920
Birthplace
Louisiana
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
24, 1920 (age 97)
Birthplace
Louisiana

About

Wrote Ain't That a Shame and Blue Monday with Fats Domino, for whom he arranged Blueberry Hill, the legend's greatest bestseller.

Before Fame

He played with numerous bands of the South, particularly in New Orleans. He developed a style that fused rhythm and blues, big band, swing music, rock and roll, New Orleans jazz, and Dixieland seamlessly.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He was the son of Louis Bartholomew and Marie Roussell.

Associated With

His Ain't That a Shame proved to be a huge hit for Pat Boone.