Lloyd Price (March 9, 1933 – May 3, 2021) was an American singer-songwriter, record executive and bandleader, known as "Mr. Personality", after his 1959 million-selling hit, "Personality". His first recording , " Lawdy Miss Clawdy ", was a hit for Specialty Records in 1952.
- Rhythm and blues, rock and roll, swing
- March 9, 1933, Kenner, Louisiana, U.S.
- Specialty, KRC, ABC-Paramount, Turntable
May 8, 2021 · Lloyd Price, a self-described “country boy,” was born on March 9, 1933, in Kenner, La., one of 11 children — eight boys and three girls — of Beatrice and Louis Price, who owned the Fish ...
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May 10, 2021 · Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer Lloyd Price, whose hits included “Stagger Lee” and “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” has died at the age of 88, his longtime manager confirmed to CNN.
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Mar 5, 2023 · Lloyd Price, (born March 9, 1933, Kenner, Louisiana, U.S.—died May 3, 2021, New Rochelle, New York), American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. Price made his mark in rock music history with his exuberant tenor and his flair for recasting rhythm and blues as irrepressible pop music, often working with seminal New Orleans producer Dave ...