‘Ain’t That a Shame’ on a ‘Blue Monday’ as mourners take part in a second line celebrating the life of Dave Bartholomew (December 24, 1918 - June 23, 2019) the architect of the New Orleans Sound as they parade from Kermit Ruffins’ Ernie K. Doe Mother-in-Law Lounge in the Treme neighborhood in New Orleans, La. Monday, June 24, 2019 with the TBC (To Be Continued) Brass Band. His son Don Bartholomew and grandchildren Christopher, Don, Jr., Blake, and India Bartholomew were also present to honor the family patriarch who passed at age 100 Sunday and was the producer and co-writer of many of the hits of Fats Domino (February 26, 1928 – October 24, 2017) including ‘Blue Monday’ and ‘Ain’t That a Shame.’ He co-wrote 'The Fat Man' with Domino which is considered one of, if not the first, Rock ’n’ Roll records and Bartholomew was also inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Photo by Matthew Hinton

Gallery: NOLA celebrates the life of Dave Bartholomew with second line

Mourners take part in a second line celebrating the life of Dave Bartholomew (December 24, 1918 - June 23, 2019) the architect of the New Orleans Sound as they parade from Kermit Ruffins’ Ernie K. Doe Mother-in-Law Lounge in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans.

by Matthew Hinton | June 25, 2019

“Ain’t That a Shame’ on a ‘Blue Monday.”

Mourners take part in a second line celebrating the life of Dave Bartholomew (December 24, 1918 – June 23, 2019) the architect of the New Orleans Sound as they parade from Kermit Ruffins’ Ernie K. Doe Mother-in-Law Lounge in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans with the TBC Brass Band. His son Don Bartholomew and grandchildren Christopher, Don Jr., Blake, and India Bartholomew were also present to honor the family patriarch who passed at age 100 Sunday.

Bartholomew was the producer and co-writer of many of the hits of Fats Domino (February 26, 1928 – October 24, 2017) including “Blue Monday” and “Ain’t That a Shame.” He co-wrote “The Fat Man” with Domino which is considered one of, if not the first, Rock ’n’ Roll records and Bartholomew was also inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Matthew Hinton is a New Orleans area freelance photographer whose work has been recognized by the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Best of Photojournalism Awards in 2014 and 2016, and by numerous awards from the Press Club of New Orleans, including the Hal Ledet President's Print Photography Award, the highest honor the Press Club can bestow upon a photographer.
Matthew Hinton has previously been a staff photographer at both of the daily newspapers in New Orleans. His work has appeared nationally and internationally through freelance work with the Associated Press and AFP, Agence France-Presse.

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