Denise LaSalle


Denise LaSalle with her grand daughter, Samantha | Malaco Music Group | tc046

Denise LaSalle (Ora Denise Allen) was born on 16 July 1939 and sadly died on 9th January 2018. She has had a long career as an artiste in her own right and as a record producer. Chess picked up her regional hit “A Love Reputation” for national distribution and she had a number of singles on the Chess label. Her records are usually in the Southern bluesy/soul, “Memphis” style. In 2011 Denise was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame.

Billboard obituary


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