Nelson Blanchard was born on January 13, 1953. At the tender age of 10, he was already a performer in clubs with The Richard Brothers, a popular local group from the Pierre Part, LA area (Nelson’s birthplace). He studied music throughout elementary and high school, playing in special state and district bands (including the Governor’s Honor Band). He studied music education at LSU and Nicholls State University.
Nelson has performed with various groups throughout his 35-year career, as well as with soloists including the likes of Percy Sledge, Ernie K-Doe, Irma Thomas,Kenny Neal, and Tareva Henderson.
Nelson is a former member of the very successful group called LeRoux. Over the years, LeRoux enjoyed performing with many of classic rocks’ greatest bands including The Allman Brothers, Wet Willie, Journey, Kansas, Heart, The Doobie Brothers, Charlie Daniels, Foreigner, Marshall Tucker, The Outlaws, ZZ Top and many, many more.
In 1981 LeRoux topped the charts with the song “Addicted” which reached the # 3 position on Mainstream Rock
Enjoy this solid songwriters record..
Release March 15, 2023
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