ShopMy NTS
Live now

Live on 1

Live on 2

Clarence Garlow

NTS default image

Clarence Garlow

Clarence Garlow has been played on NTS in shows including Death Is Not The End, featured first on 1 November 2020. Songs played include Purty Little Dolly.

Clarence 'Bon Ton' Garlow (February 27, 1911 – July 24, 1986) was an American R&B, jump blues, Texas blues and cajun guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is best known for his recording of the song "Bon Ton Roula", which was a hit single on the US Billboard R&B chart in 1950. One commentator noted the track as, "a rhythm and blues laced-zydeco song that helped introduce the Louisiana music form to a national audience."

He was born Clarence Joseph…

Purty Little Dolly
Clarence Garlow
Purty Little Dolly
Clarence GarlowAce1993