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    Individuals & Bands Inducted in 2005

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    Lazy Lester (Leslie Johnson)

    Lazy Lester (Leslie Johnson)

    Born: Louisiana
    Biggest Hits: "They Call Me Lazy " 1960 on Excello records in Nashville.
    Current Status: Still records and performs lives on the west coast
    Inducted: April 26, 2005 in New Orleans by Widmarc Clark

    Matt Lucas

    Matt Lucas

    Born: Memphis,TN.
    Biggest Hits: "I'm Movin On " on Smash records in 1960. Has recorded for many record companies down through the years. Currently records for Ten-O-Nine in Chicago.
    Current Status: Performs regularly the world over. Matt and his Lovely wife Barbara when not performing spent time between their two Ranch's one in McAlpin,FL, and another in New Mexico.
    Inducted: May 5, 2005 in McAlpin, FL, by Widmarc Clark.

    Phil Phillips

    Phil Phillips

    Born: John Phillip Baptise, March 14 1931 in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
    Biggest Hits: A member of The Gateway Quartet, in 1959 "Phil Phillips" wrote " Sea Of Love " which became a national hit on Mercury records.
    Current Status: Phil lives in Lake Charles Louisiana, and still performs.
    Inducted: April 26, 2005 in New Orleans by Widmarc Clark.


    Barbara Lynn

    Barbara Lynn

    Born: Barbara Lynn Ozon, Jan 16, 1942 in Beaumont, TX..
    Biggest Hits:Joe Berry saw Barbara performing in Vinton, Louisiana. He was impressed and took her to Huey Meaux in New Orleans where she recorded a song she had written "You'll Lose a Good Thing" at "Cosimo's Studio's." Jamie records in Philadelphia released the song, Barbara's biggest hit,. in May 1962.
    Current Status: Barbara lives in Beaumont, TX and still performs.
    Inducted: New Orleans May 8, 2005 by Widmarc Clark.



    Johnny Leen

    Johnny Leen

    Johnny Leen being inducted by Hank Henry
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    Tammy Leen

    Tammy Leen

    Tammy Leen being inducted by Hank Henry
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    Jay Shankle

    Jay Shankle

    Jay Shankle being inducted by Hank Henry
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