Leo “The Bull” Thomas, a celebrated Zydeco drummer and singer, died yesterday. He was 84 years outdated.
In keeping with KATC, Thomas died in his house.
For years he led his personal band, Leo Thomas, and his Louisiana Zydeco Band.
Thomas largely sang lead for his band whereas taking part in drums, a efficiency nearly no different Zydeco band can declare.
Leo is the daddy of Leroy Thomas, a Zydeco accordionist who runs his personal band known as Zydeco Highway Runners, and Lee Andrus Thomas, a Zydeco drummer. The household can also be nice associated to Zydeco, Geno Delafose.
Leo Thomas’s signature music is “Why You Wanna Make Me Cry” which is a typical for many Zydeco bands as of late.
Companies will likely be held this Saturday, April seventeenth at St. Paul’s Church in Elton, Thomas’ hometown. The tour takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.