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Ernie K-doe


R&B vocalist remembered to get a Billboard chart-topping strike entitled “Mother-in-Law.” His various other popular songs consist of “Te-Ta-Te-Ta-Ta” and “Afterwards for Tomorrow.” Through the middle-1950s, he belonged to a fresh Orleans band known as the Blue Diamond jewelry. He hosted many New Orleans radio displays. After his loss of life, his wife Antoinette became who owns Ernie K-Doe’s Mother-in-Law Lounge. Songwriter Allen Toussaint had written “Mother-in-Law,” the tune that produced Ernie K-Doe well-known.

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Full Name Ernie K-Doe
Date Of Birth February 22, 1936
Died July 5, 2001, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Place Of Birth Louisiana
Profession R&B Singer
Nationality American
Awards Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award
Movies Happy Here and Now
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1Inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2009.
2Adoptive father of Jackie Hughes and father-in-law of Gary Hughes.
3Black singer whose signature tune was "Mother-in-Law," which reached #1 in the spring of 1961.



Wimbledon2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Treme2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Supersize vs Superskinny2008TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
The Wire2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
Beverly Hills, 902101991TV Series performer - 1 episode



Happy Here and Now2002Himself

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