Sticks Herman

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Herman Guidry, better known as "Sticks" Herman, (born September 1, 1935)[1] was a Louisiana blues musician of the 1950s. He recorded for Eddie Shuler's Goldband Records, including "Teenage Baby",[2] though "Give Me Your Love" / "Lonely Feeling" on Tic Toc were less well received.[3]


  1. ^ "Blues: A Regional Experience". ABC-CLIO. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  2. ^ Living Blues 1995 - Issues 119-124 - Page 131 "It sports three Garlow titles, several Cupcake items of various vintages, and Sticks Herman's infectious Teenage Baby (his eerie ballad Give Me Your Love allegedly features vocal backup from a gospel institution, the Golden Gate Quartet)."
  3. ^ John Broven South to Louisiana: The Music of the Cajun Bayous 2013 p 159 "Like all record men, Eddie Shuler also ...Another disappointment was "Sticks" Herman (Guidry) from Lake Charles, who failed with two potential R&B hits, a mournful "Crying Blues" (Goldband) with the Marcelle Dugas Combo in 1957 and the beautiful original version of "Lonely Feeling" (Tic Toc) in 1961."