RIP Gatemouth

From the AP:

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown , the singer and guitarist who built a 50-year career playing blues, country, jazz and Cajun music, died Saturday in his hometown of Orange, where he had gone to escape Hurricane Katrina. He was 81.

Clarence ''Gatemouth'' Brown
Photo © 1993 GS Evans

Even though this really didn’t come as a surprize to anyone, it’s sad, sad news. Gate was always a favorite of mine, in fact, his particular version inspired me to name my cat “Caldonia”.

2 thoughts on “RIP Gatemouth

  1. He played an amazing version of “unchained melody.” This man was a showman and a teacher as well as being an incredibly accomplished musician.

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