Shreveport, Louisiana

What is Shreveport, Louisiana known for?


video film

accessdate 2006-12-14 '''Ezra Johnson''' (born October 2, 1955 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a retired American Football defensive end who played for the Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts and Houston Oilers in a fifteen-year career that lasted from 1977 to 1991 in the National Football League (NFL) (National Football League). '''William F. "Bill" Cotton Sr.''' (October 23, 1897 – April 23, 2006) was a prominent central Louisiana businessman who acquired or built five bakeries (bakery) in Alexandria (Alexandria, Louisiana), Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Monroe (Monroe, Louisiana) and Natchez, Mississippi. At the time of his death at the age of 108, he was also the nation's oldest living Shriner (Shriners) and one of the last remaining American (United States) veterans of the First World War (World War I).


louisiana'

City, Shreve, Ratchet City image_map Caddo Parish Louisiana incorporated and unincorporated areas Shreveport highlighted.svg map_size 260px map_caption Location in Caddo Parish (Caddo Parish, Louisiana) and the state of Louisiana. coordinates_display inline,title coordinates_region US-LA subdivision_type Country (List of sovereign states) subdivision_type1 State (U.S. states) subdivision_type2

Parishes (List of parishes in Louisiana) subdivision_name United States subdivision_name1 Louisiana subdivision_name2 Caddo (Caddo Parish, Louisiana), Bossier (Bossier Parish, Louisiana) leader_title Mayor leader_name Ollie Tyler (D) leader_title1 City Council leader_name1


long ties

Legislature State Senator Marshall H. Twitchell. Twitchell's wife and her brothers were from a family with long ties in Red River Parish. One of Twitchell's several biographies (biography) is an unpublished 1969 dissertation at Mississippi State University in Starkville (Starkville, Mississippi) by the historian Jimmy G. Shoalmire, a Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana) native and a specialist in Reconstruction (Reconstruction era in the United States) studies.


guitar biography

guitar (Acoustic Guitar) Biography Born in Shreveport, Louisiana, on February 25, 1932, Faron Young was the youngest of six children. He grew up on a dairy farm his family operated outside the city and began singing at an early age. He performed at the local Optimist Club and was discovered by Webb Pierce, who brought him to star on ''Louisiana Hayride'' on KWKH-AM (KWKH) in 1951. He graduated from Fair Park High School that year and attended Centenary College of Louisiana. *'''Willie Shaw''', police chief in Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), played basketball at Panola College in the early 1980s. '''Ezra Johnson''' (born October 2, 1955 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a retired American Football defensive end who played for the Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts and Houston Oilers in a fifteen-year career that lasted from 1977 to 1991 in the National Football League (NFL) (National Football League). '''William F. "Bill" Cotton Sr.''' (October 23, 1897 – April 23, 2006) was a prominent central Louisiana businessman who acquired or built five bakeries (bakery) in Alexandria (Alexandria, Louisiana), Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Monroe (Monroe, Louisiana) and Natchez, Mississippi. At the time of his death at the age of 108, he was also the nation's oldest living Shriner (Shriners) and one of the last remaining American (United States) veterans of the First World War (World War I).


track+vocal

was also mentioned in the movie ''Angel Heart'', starring Mickey Rourke and Robert De Niro. Robbie Robertson of The Band wrote the song "Evangeline," performed with Emmylou Harris, with Longfellow's character in mind. A half-hour suite of guitar music by guitarist composer Loren MazzaCane Connors based on scenes in the Longfellow story was released as a compact disc titled, "Evangeline" (RoadCone, 1998), with the title track vocal by Suzanne Langille


charitable+efforts

to that—the Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic two starts later. He would go on to finish fourth on the PGA Tour money list. In 2001, Sutton made the cut in 22 of 26 events with one victory at the Shell Houston Open at TPC at The Woodlands and a season winnings total of $1.7 million. In 2007 he received the Payne Stewart Award. He won it for his charitable efforts which include the establishment of the Christus Schumpert Sutton Children's Hospital in his hometown


genre contemporary

Shreveport , Louisiana DATE OF DEATH alias origin Shreveport, Louisiana, United States genre R&B (Contemporary R&B) wheelbase - 81 Shreveport, Louisiana KPXJ¹ 21 KTBS, Inc. - Trans-Mississippi service Following combat service on the Virginia Peninsula in 1862, Huger was assigned to be assistant


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spent the rest of his childhood. Robert Zimmerman spent much of his youth listening to the radio—first to blues and country (American country music) stations broadcasting from Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Louisiana and, later, to early rock and roll. He formed several bands while he attended Hibbing High School. The Shadow Blasters was short-lived, but his next, The Golden Chords, lasted longer and played Cover version covers


number theory

musical ambitions, his academic interests remain strong, being an avid student of analytic number theory, and in recent years Schneider has studied mathematics at the University of Kentucky while also composing, producing albums and touring. '''Ezra Johnson''' (born October 2, 1955 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a retired American Football defensive end who played for the Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts and Houston Oilers in a fifteen-year career that lasted from 1977 to 1991 in the National Football League (NFL) (National Football League). '''William F. "Bill" Cotton Sr.''' (October 23, 1897 – April 23, 2006) was a prominent central Louisiana businessman who acquired or built five bakeries (bakery) in Alexandria (Alexandria, Louisiana), Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Monroe (Monroe, Louisiana) and Natchez, Mississippi. At the time of his death at the age of 108, he was also the nation's oldest living Shriner (Shriners) and one of the last remaining American (United States) veterans of the First World War (World War I).


popular rock

5 - Elvis Presley has his first commercial recording session at Sun Studios in Memphis, Tennessee. He sang ''That's All Right (Mama)'' and ''Blue Moon of Kentucky''. *October 16 - Elvis Presley makes his first appearance on a radio program in Shreveport, Louisiana called the ''Louisiana Hayride''. *Fall - A cover version (cover song) of Big Joe Turner's "Shake, Rattle and Roll" by Bill Haley and His Comets becomes the first internationally popular

rock and roll recording. Williams signed with MGM Records in 1947 and released "Move It On Over (Move It On Over (song))", which became a massive country hit. In 1948 he moved to Shreveport, Louisiana, and he joined ''Louisiana Hayride'', a radio show broadcast that propelled him into living rooms all over the southeast appearing on weekend shows. Williams eventually started to host a show on KWKH and started touring across western Louisiana and eastern Texas

Shreveport, Louisiana

leader_title2 leader_name2 established_title Founded established_title1 Incorporated (Municipal incorporation) established_date 1836 established_date1 20 March 1839 area_magnitude 1 E7 area_total_sq_mi area_total_km2 312.9 area_land_sq_mi area_land_km2 272.9 area_water_sq_mi area_water_km2 40.0 area_water_percent 12.79 area_urban_sq_mi area_urban_km2 area_metro_sq_mi 2698 area_metro_km2 6987.8 population_as_of 2010 (2010 United States Census) population_est 200327 pop_est_as_of 2013 pop_est_footnotes population_footnotes population_total 199311 population_rank US: 113th (List of United States cities by population)) population_metro 446,471 (US: 113th (List of Metropolitan Statistical Areas)) population_urban 298,317 (US: 126th (List of United States urban areas)) population_density_km2 730.3 population_density_sq_mi timezone CST (North American Central Time Zone) utc_offset -6 timezone_DST CDT utc_offset_DST -5 area_code 318 (Area code 318) latd 32 latm 30 lats 53 latNS N longd 93 longm 44 longs 50 longEW W elevation_m 43. elevation_ft 144 website City of Shreveport footnotes

250px right thumb Red River of the South Red River (Image:MVI 2620 Red River Bridge in Shreveport.jpg) bridge connecting Shreveport with Bossier City (Bossier City, Louisiana) as photographed from the Clyde Fant Parkway

'''Shreveport''' ( The Shreveport-Bossier City Metropolitan Statistical Area ranks 111th in the United States, according to the United States Census Bureau. Census 2010 Ranking Tables for Population for MSAs; retrieved 2013-12-04.

Shreveport was founded in 1836 by the Shreve Town Company, a corporation established to develop a town at the juncture of the newly navigable Red River and the Texas Trail, an overland route into the newly independent Republic of Texas and, prior to that time, into Mexico.

Shreveport is the commercial and cultural center of the Ark-La-Tex region, where Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas meet.

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