Chris Kenner


Birth name, Christophe Kenner aka Chris Kenner     (note: Candy Phillips is a pseudoname for Chris Kenner & Eddie Bo )

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Chris kenner

Kenner, Louisiana, USA

Born Dec. 25, 1929; Died Jan. 25, 1976 (aged 46), New Orleans


Discography Chris Kenner

Christophe Kenner (December 25, 1929 – January 25, 1976) was a New Orleans R&B singer and songwriter, best known for two hit singles in the early 1960s, which became staples in the repertoires of many other musicians.


Born in the farming community of Kenner, Louisiana, upriver from New Orleans, Kenner sang gospel music with his church choir. He moved to New Orleans when he was in his teens. In 1955 he made his first recordings, for a small labelBaton Records, without success. In 1957 he recorded his "Sick and Tired" for Imperial RecordsFats Domino covered it the next year, and his version became a hit. "Rocket to the Moon" and "Life Is Just a Struggle", both cut for Ron Records, were other notable songs Kenner recorded in this period. … Read full text here >>> Chris Kenner

Original release INSTANT 3229 (US) 1961 ; This release, re-issue Trip tr 50 [1970s / 80’s ?]

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I like it like that [pt.1] - 1961

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