• The Rouzan Sisters
    (From left) Laura, Wanda and Barbara

    The Rouzan Sisters (New Orleans, Louisiana)


    Personnel :

    Laura Rouzan

    Wanda Rouzan

    Barbara Rouzan


    Discography :

    Danny White bb The Rouzan Sisters
    1962 -     Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye / The Little Bitty Things (Frisco 104)

    The Rouzan Sisters
    1962 - The Limbo Party / Dance Every Dance With Me (Frisco 105)
    1962 - Lover / The Limbo Party (Frisco 105)
    1966 - Men Of War / Dance Every Dance  (Frisco 113)

    Wanda Rouzan
    1966 - Here's A Letter From Home / Long Time No See (Frisco 115)
    1966 - Would You Love Me / Long Time No See (Frisco 116)


    Biography :

    The Rouzan sisters Laura, Wanda and Barbara Were a vocal group from the city's 7th Ward. Only in high school, they began their careers singing for talent shows, and in nightclubs. They wore bobby socks and white blouses with sailor collars. Laura, the eldest, began writing songs and had started her own publishing company. Their first break came when they sang backing vocals on Danny White's "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye", which led to a contract with Frisco. Less than two months after the "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye" session in November 1962, the sisters, under the direction of Wardell Quezergue, recorded three Al Reed compositions, 'Men Of War", "Dance Every Dance" and "Limbo Party".

    The Rouzan Sisters    The Rouzan Sisters
    Danny White                                                                                                                                                           

    However, "Men Of War" (Frisco 113) was not released until 1965. The song quickly rose in the local charts, holding the number one position for three weeks on WNOE, and Top 5 status at the rival WTIX. The record was associated with the controversy about the war in Vietnam. The Rouzan Sisters were in demand playing local shows with Danny White at the Sands, the Mardi Gras lounge. F&M Patio and local dances. The sisters, unfortunately, had no follow-up to "Men Of War", but Wanda continued to record for Frisco as a solo artist; "Long Time No See" and "Would You Love Me", are two fine examples of her solo work.


    Songs :

    Danny White bb The Rouzan Sisters

    Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye                     The Little Bitty Things   

    The Rouzan Sisters

    Dance Every Dance                                Men Of War      


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