Honeyboy Carencro

Honeyboy Carencro grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana, and vividly remembers, as a child, hanging out with his mother and listening to records on her old school home stereo where she would play artists that were heavy on the scene. She played that were rich in blues, soul and jazz history. “Most of the best music ever made came out of New Orleans,” claims the singer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist, who counts Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf, Bo Diddley, and Chuck Berry, along with New Orleans music pioneers like: The Meters, Fats Domino, Eddie Bo, Snooks Eaglin and Dr. John among his influences, but draws the most inspiration from the music of Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, and the legendary productions that were coming out of the Chess Records era and Stax Records era.

The “retro or throwback” tag is added to almost any contemporary work that sounds like it was originally recorded between 1950 and 1974, and Carencro, is among the new breed of artists to the genre, and he is aware of how trends come and go. After being signed to the upstart New Orleans based record label Rolling Fork Records by a&r rep Corbiss Humberger, the wheels were set in motion for him to record his upcoming album "The Widowmaker"." I have always been into doing music form the heart and I am giving you all I got with this album." says Carencro.

Honeyboy has produced and played instruments for much of his life, but never intended to be so moved by blues and soul music the way he is. He isn’t formally trained, and never sang in the church choir but has been the lead singer in many rock, ska and reggae bands. But here he is, new school soul sensation, who has taken the Chess and Stax assembly-line production model and eliminated nearly every element but himself and his band. “I think Honeyboy has a bright future in the music business, he is an amazing songwriter and guitarist as well." says Corbiss Humberger, "Sometimes diamonds and gifts from the higher being just fall into your lap and Honeyboy Carencro is definitely a gift from above!"

And for those willing to believe anything and everything can and will happen, be grateful to have Honeyboy Carencro on the scene and at your service. It’s not just throwback music anymore – this mission is all about moving forward by paying homage to the past. Only in the now and he is HERE!!!

  1. Astrid avatar

    On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 10:29 AM, Astrid said:

    Hello Honeyboy,
    WELCOME to this side and welcome as my buddy :)
    I wish you a wonderful weekend...be blessed with love and peace...
    Sending love
    Astrid :)

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    On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 8:02 AM, sonia said:

    I,ve just found your music in youtube!!! Love it!... New Orleans sound 100%...

  3. ELZA avatar

    On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 7:05 AM, ELZA said:

    Hi, good , we are friends here too !

  4. sonia avatar

    On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 5:01 AM, sonia said:

    Hey!!! Glad to meet you! Two friends in New Orleans... great!! I´m from Ibiza, in Spain.. Love Chuck Berry, Little Richard.. and Ray Charles!! so.. all in one person has to be magic....Welcome!

  5. Selena_BK avatar

    On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 5:00 AM, Selena_BK said:

    Hello Honeyboy and Welcome!!

  6. LadyOuiji avatar

    On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 8:15 PM, LadyOuiji said:

    Hi Honeyboy.
    Welcome to the site.
    Lisa

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    On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 12:22 AM, joy said:

    Hi honeyboy! welcome on the site! You looks so jazzy!!! I love that! I am a French fan so excuse my english :-)
    My dream is to go to new orleans to discover the real jazz music! Nice to meet you!
    joy

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    On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 5:26 PM, Norma said:

    Hello & welcome!

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    On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Cora LLR said:

    Hi Honeyboy !! Welcome to you here... waving from Holland ;)
    And can i hear that great voice ? YT maybe ??
    LLR cora

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    On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 11:30 AM, Honeyboy Carencro said:

    * " I GOT THE ATTITUDE OF CHUCK BERRY, the TEMPER OF RAY CHARLES & the MOUTH OF LITTLE RICHARD, YEP THAT'S ME, I AM SOUL!" - HONEYBOY CARENCRO http://www.facebook.com/pages/Honeyboy-Carencro-Pockittyme/155514727834676

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Honeyboy Carencro is a male Works for Rolling Fork Records from New Orleans, Louisiana . He has been member of this site for 17 months.

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