Born: March 10, 1929 in Wright, La.
Died: April 23, 2011
Known as "The Crazy Cajun," music producer and manager Huey Meaux operated a barbershop in Winnie, Texas. He had a popular radio program on station KPAC and began recording local acts including Jivin’ Gene and The Jokers, Glenn Wells and The Blends, and Johnny Preston and The Shades.
He was instrumental in furthering the careers of Barbara Lynn (with the song “You’ll Lose a Good Thing”, Big Sambo and The Housewreckers, Sir Douglas Quintet, and Freddie Fender (with the songs “Before the Next Teardrop Falls” and “Wasted Days and Wasted Nights”).