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Dave Bartholomew Timeline

December 24, 1920: Producer, arranger, songwriter and trumpet player Dave Bartholomew is born in Edgard, Louisiana.September 1947: Dave Bartholomew releases his first record, “She’s Got Great Big Eyes (and Great Big Thighs),” on the DeLuxe label.December 10, 1949: Having gotten Fats Domino signed to Imperial Records, Dave Bartholomew produces the New Orleans singer/pianist’s first recording session, at Cosimo Matassa's J&M studio.February 11, 1950: “Country Boy,” by Dave Bartholomew and His Orchestra, enters the R&B chart at #14, its peak position. Bartholomew who will thereupon achieve greater renown as a producer and arranger for Fats Domino and other New Orleans singers.February ...

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