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Dr. John

Malcolm John Rebennack Jr. Better known by his stage name Dr. John, was an American singer and songwriter. His music combined blues, pop, jazz, boogie-woogie, funk, and rock and roll. Active as a session musician from the late 1950s until his death, he gained a following in the late 1960s after the release of his album Gris-Gris and his appearance at the Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music. He typically performed a lively, theatrical stage show inspired by medicine shows, Mardi Gras costumes, and voodoo ceremonies. Rebennack recorded thirty studio albums and nine live albums, as well as contributing to thousands of other musicians' recordings. In 1973 he achieved a top-10 hit single with "Right Place, Wrong Time". The winner of six Grammy Awards, Rebennack was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by singer John Legend in March 2011. In May 2013, Rebennack received an honorary doctorate of fine arts from Tulane University.


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Born:
Nov 20, 1941 In New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
37
First Appeared:
In the movie Stamping Ground 1971-10-14
Latest Project:
Movie America's Musical Journey 2018-05-17
Known For
Poster of Lightning in a Bottle
Poster of Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Poster of CBS News Sunday Morning
Poster of Saturday Night Live
Filmography
Movie America's Musical Journey Self 2018-05-17
Movie Every Night's a Saturday Night Himself 2018-04-28
Movie The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: Celebrating Mac & His Music Himself 2016-03-20
Movie All My Friends - Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman Himself 2014-05-06
Movie Dr John . feat.Arturo Sandoval & Sarah Morrow -Live At Avio Session Basel vocals, piano 2014-11-11
Movie Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker Self (archive footage) 2013-03-14
Movie Dr. John featuring Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys: Locked Down Live at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Unknown 2012-01-01
Movie Dr. John & The Lower 911 - Montreux Jazz Festival Unknown 2011-07-05
Series Treme Unknown 2010-04-11
Movie The Blind Boys of Alabama - Live in New Orleans Unknown 2009-02-24
Movie Fats Domino: Walkin' Back to New Orleans Himself 2008-11-20
Movie New Orleans: Music in Exile Himself 2006-01-04
Movie Live From Abbey Road: Best of Season 1 Himself 2006-11-25
Movie Dr. John - Live At Montreux 1995 himself 2005-10-04
Movie Lightning in a Bottle 2004-02-12
Series Whoopi's Littleburg Unknown 2004-01-18
Movie Piano Blues Himself 2003-01-01
Movie Johnny Winter: Pieces & Bits Unknown 2001-12-04
Movie Blues Brothers 2000 The Louisiana Gator Boys 1998-02-05
Movie Keb' Mo': Sessions at West 54th Himself 1997-01-01
Movie A Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan Himself 1996-08-07
Series Live from the House of Blues 1995-01-28
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band Self 1990-10-09
Series MTV Unplugged Unknown 1989-11-26
Movie Candy Mountain Unknown 1988-01-20
Movie B.B. King & Friends Himself 1987-04-14
Movie Energy and How to Get It Unknown 1981-08-10
Movie Pray TV Himself 1980-01-01
Series CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 1979-01-28
Movie The Last Waltz Himself 1978-05-01
Movie Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Our Guests at Heartland 1978-07-24
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Soundstage Blues Summit In Chicago: Muddy Waters And Friends Self/Performer 1974-11-12
Movie Dr John: New Orleans Swamp Himself 1974-10-30
Series Rock Concert Unknown 1973-09-27
Movie Stamping Ground 1971-10-14