Huey P. Meaux Dies At 82
April 25, 2011 at 5:12 AM (PT)
HUEY P. MEAUX, a former radio DJ turned producer of R&B and "swamp pop" hits known as the "Crazy Cajun," died SATURDAY (4/25) at the age of 82 after several months of poor health, reports the HOUSTON CHRONICLE's 29-95.com.
The HOUSTON-based producer, who started as a DJ on KPAC-A/PORT ARTHUR, TX, was responsible for a long string of hits, including BARBARA LYNN's "You'll Lose A Good Thing," the SIR DOUGLAS QUINTET's "She's About A Mover," ROY HEAD's "Treat Her Right," and FREDDY FENDER's "Before the Last Teardrop Falls" and "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights."
MEAUX was convicted on child pornography and child sexual assault charges in 1996 and served time until his release in 2007.