- This week in Louisiana history. December 24, 1814. Treaty of Ghent signed ending War of 1812.
- This week in New Orleans history. December 24, 1924.
Lee Dorsey is born in New Orleans. After meeting songwriterand
record producer Allen Toussaint at a party, Dorsey recorded
"Ya! Ya!", a song inspired by a group of children chanting
nursery rhymes. It went to number seven on the Billboard Hot
100 in 1961, sold over one million copies, and was awarded a
gold disc. He was approached again by Toussaint, and recorded
Toussaint's song "Ride Your Pony," "Get Out Of My Life Woman,"
"Working in the Coal Mine" – his biggest pop hit – and "Holy
Cow," all of which made the pop charts in both the US and the
- This week in Louisiana.
Shadows Merry Making Season
December 5-31, 2016
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
317 E Main St.,
New Iberia, LA 70560
Tours of Shadows-on-the-Teche Plantation & Gardens Decorated for Holiday Season
- David Middleton reads "The Shepherd: A Christmas Play." 1951. Saline, Louisia.
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