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. littlesusi76 avatar

    On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 7:55 AM, littlesusi76 said:

    hi: o))
    I was shopping for the football team of my 3rd son christmas gifts ... and how are you?

  2. Jen avatar

    On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 5:32 AM, Jen said:

    Howdy,
    I'm doing great...hope you are well

  3. tsrottweilers avatar

    On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 5:15 PM, tsrottweilers said:

    Well I'm not even on FB but was able to get to his page with no problem tonight, as I went directly to his link from here.
    Mind you I am not a FB member, but I was able to view an awful lot of the posted stuff.

    Therese.

  4. samira avatar

    On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 8:09 AM, samira said:

    Hello
    How are you
    today?
    I wish you
    will have the
    desire to write
    me back through
    my email at samirajamal2x2@gmx.com for
    easiest communication.
    from miss samira.

  5. Madeline Gouin avatar

    On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 4:05 PM, Madeline Gouin said:

    Honeyboy Carencro,

    I tried to access your facebook page but it states, "No Page Found." Have you tried to create a profile on Google+? https://plus.google.com/103872407907160125867

  6. tsrottweilers avatar

    On Sat, Dec 8, 2012 at 3:14 PM, tsrottweilers said:

    Hey there Honeyboy!

    Thanks for adding me to your increasing stable of fans! I like your solid upbringing on some real decent cool cats from the past, who you revive and infuse into your own style/genre of music.

    Hoping to get to see you at a club there, or else when you tour here in New England, one day!

    GOOD LUCK for great success for THE WIDOWMAKER!

    Therese.

  7. littlesusi76 avatar

    On Sat, Dec 8, 2012 at 2:13 PM, littlesusi76 said:

    yeah...
    have listen it... it is a great sound...
    like it ;o))

  8. joy avatar

    On Sat, Dec 8, 2012 at 1:31 AM, joy said:

    Hello! when you will come in France, It would be great to meet you, only if you sing my favorite song of ray charles: georgia on my mind! :-)

  9. Madeline Gouin avatar

    On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 3:24 PM, Madeline Gouin said:

    What can I say? Low Bow--At YOUR service! Amazing intro, I must say! It is a pleasure to meet you!

  10. littlesusi76 avatar

    On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 3:12 PM, littlesusi76 said:

    hey honeyboy...
    thank you for add... nice to see you here!!!
    waving from germany !!!!!
    have a wunderfull weekend!! ;o))
    let love rule

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