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Ernie K-Doe obituary

Dave Laing, The Guardian, 10 July 2001

IN 1961, into pop charts dominated by the likes of Elvis Presley, Connie Francis and Dion and the Belmonts came the novelty song, 'Mother-In-Law', whose not unpredictable lyrics were combined with the sound of New Orleans rhythm 'n' blues.

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