The Louisiana Music Hall Of Fame announces the book on the story of and behind the LMHOF, the only organization to achieve 501c3 (IRS nonprofit status) and to be designated “Official” by act of the Louisiana Legislature!
The book is written by Mike Shepherd, the President and Executive Director, and Founder.
It encompasses a period of over 60 years, and is told by Mike, in his own words, based purely on his memories and recollections from his life in music, promoting and the LMHOF.
Based on a history of partnerships and opportunities with Crocked Foxx Music and Productions, the Montalbano Brothers (Mickey and Sam), LSU and others, Mike’s mission, described as a labor of ‘love,” and to “honor and preserve Louisiana’s greatest natural resource – her music.” It is accurately told and written from the reality of “living it”.
As illustration to the book, Mike has included over 200 pieces of artwork (posters, promos, etc.) and photographs of famous Louisiana Artists … Plus, a listing (with dates) of all current Inductees of the LMHOF. Intermixed with and within 200+ pages (over 50,000 words) of text.
WELCOME! to Louisiana’s “Official honors and recognition organization & information resource, for and about Louisiana’s music, musicians and musical heritage.” – Louisiana Legislature – 2010, ACT SCR 112