Malcolm John Rebennack (November 20, 1941 – June 6, 2019), better known as Dr. John, was an American musician from New Orleans. He was known for his singles "I Walk on Guilded Splinters", "Right Place, Wrong Time" and "Down in New Orleans".
Dr. John at the 2007 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
|Birth name||Malcolm John Rebennack, Jr.|
|Also known as||Dr. John Creaux|
|Born||November 20, 1941|
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
|Died||June 6, 2019(aged 77)|
|Genres||Blues, rock, New Orleans rhythm and blues|
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, keyboards, guitar|
|Labels||Atco, Blue Note|
|Associated acts||John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, Van Morrison|
Awards and honorsEdit
"The passing of Dr. John reminded me of one of my favorite Tulane moments. It was Dr. John, Allen Toussaint and the Dalai Lama on the same stage for one of our commencements. The Dalai Lama danced to their music. What a treat!"
- Morris, Chris (June 6, 2019) "Dr. John, New Orleans Music Icon, Dies at 77" Variety.
- "Inductees by Year: 2011". The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. Retrieved October 13, 2016.
- "Tulane Talk". Tulane University. Retrieved October 13, 2016.
- "Tulane Talk". Tulane University. Retrieved 8 June 2019.