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By his teens he was playing drums in local bandsand in he formed his own group, the House Rockers. After periods performing as drummer with Professor Longhair and then Huey "Piano" SmithHill formed a new version of the House Rockers inwhich enabled him to focus on singing with the band. The origins of "Ooh Poo Pah Doo" were apparently created from a tune played by a local pianistwho was known only as Big Four.
Hill wrote the lyrics and melodylater expanding the work with an intro taken from Dave Bartholomew. It was further honed on stage, before Hill recorded a demo that he shopped to local record labelsfinally recording a session at Cosimo Matassa 's studio produced by Allen Toussaint. Further recordings in Run It Up - Young Thug - 1017 Thug 2 (File) Orleans were less successful, and he moved to California to work with fellow New Orleans musicians including Harold Battiste and Mac Rebennack.
A solo album was unsuccessful, and he began to suffer financial difficulties exacerbated by a drinking problem. These problems continued after his return to New Orleans inand several benefit gigs did little to revive his personal or professional fortunes. Hill died of heart and Polygon Priestess - End failure in New Orleans in Septemberat the age of Trumpet Black died from an infection while on tour in Tokyo on May 4, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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