Professor Longhair



Professor Longhair

Rating
Active
1948 to 1980
Born
December 19, 1918 in Bogalusa
Died
January 30, 1980
Location
Bogalusa, LA, United States
Genres
Rock
Biography
Henry Roeland "Roy" Byrd (December 19, 1918 - January 30, 1980), better known as Professor Longhair, was a New Orleans blues singer and pianist. Professor Longhair is noteworthy for having been active in two distinct periods, both in the heyday of early rhythm and blues, and in the resurgence of interest in traditional jazz after the founding of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Meet Ya At Tipitina's

Meet Ya At Tipitina's

Professor Longhair August 12, 2016

13 Tracks

She Walks Right In

She Walks Right In

Professor Longhair August 26, 2015

17 Tracks

Hey Little Girl

Hey Little Girl

Professor Longhair February 18, 2015

17 Tracks

Masterpieces Presents Professor Longhair: 10 Greatest Blues Hits

Masterpieces Presents Professor Longhair: 10 Greatest Blues Hits

Professor Longhair November 29, 2014

10 Tracks

Ball the Wall

Ball the Wall

Professor Longhair November 9, 2014

32 Tracks

In The Night

In The Night

Professor Longhair October 10, 2014

41 Tracks

Cuttin' Out

Cuttin' Out

Professor Longhair September 18, 2014

41 Tracks

THE GREATEST HITS: Professor Longhair - Cry To Me

THE GREATEST HITS: Professor Longhair - Cry To Me

Professor Longhair August 11, 2014

21 Tracks

Misery

Misery

Professor Longhair August 1, 2014

32 Tracks

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