Sunday, September 26, 2010
Listen NOW to the Clarence "Frogman" Henry Special On-Demand
Who is Clarence Henry? He's most known to the world as "Frogman" Henry who came into the world of music with his trademark croak in his debut song "Ain't Got No Home." Other hits including "You Always Hurt the One You Love" and "(I Don't Know Why) But I Do," both from 1961. The latter appeared in the 1994 major motion picture "Forrest Gump," sparking a revival to Frogman's career which has endured to this day.
In 1964, Clarence "Frogman" Henry opened 18 concerts for the Beatles in the United States and Canada, but his approximate two decades of performances on world-famous Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Louisiana have been seen by multitudes of tourists and locals alike. His recordings and performances have won him fans of all ages and backgrounds. Many famous musicians have cited Frogman as an influence including Paul McCartney, Paul Shaffer, Elton John, Jimmy Buffett, Bono of U2 and Mark Sandman of Morphine among many others.
Clarence "Frogman" Henry has been recognized by the Rockabilly Music Hall of Fame and in April 2007, "Frogman" was inducted into the prestigious Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. We invite you to listen to Frogman's story--in his own words, recorded in his home in New Orleans. We also invite you to listen to some of the best music we've ever heard!