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Ernie K-Doe

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Birth Name: Ernest Kador, Jr.
Born: 1936/02/22
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana
Died: 2001/07/05
Years Active: 1955 – 2001
Genres: Rhythm And Blues

Ernie K-Doe was born February 22, 1936 and was an African American rhythm and blues singer best known for his 1961 hit single "Mother-in-Law" which went to #1 on the Billboard pop chart in the U.S. Born in New Orleans, K-Doe recorded as a member of the group the Blue Diamonds in 1954 before making his first solo recordings the following year. "Mother-in-Law," was K-Doe's first big hit, something he would never repeat to the same magnitude. In 1961, his song "Te-Ta-Te-Ta-Ta" peaked at #21and 1967's "Later For Tomorrow" peaked at #37 on the R&B Chart. In the 1980s K-Doe did radio shows on New Orleans community stations WWOZ and WTUL. The shows were known for his explosively energetic announcem... Continue Bio >>

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