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Rock 'n' roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew laid to rest

Jul. 8, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hundreds of family members, friends, fans and fellow musicians gathered in New Orleans Monday to bid farewell to rock 'n' roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew. A trumpet-shaped flower arrangement stood next to the open casket at the music-filled service at St. Gabriel the Archangel Church, The...

Dave Bartholomew, co-wrote 'Ain't That a Shame," dies at 100

Jun. 23, 2019 3:13 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music and a rock n' roll pioneer who with Fats Domino co-wrote and produced such classics as "Ain't That a Shame," ''I'm Walkin'" and "Let the Four Winds Blow," has died. He was 100. Bartholomew, a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock...