Scott Billington



Scott Billington is a three-time Grammy winner who has produced recordings by such esteemed artists as Charlie Rich, Bobby Rush, and Irma Thomas. While he has been writing short pieces such as magazine articles and album liner notes since he was a teenager, his first book was Making Tracks—a memoir that includes in-depth profiles of many of the legendary musicians with whom he worked and the varying challenges of making a great record.



11:30 am to 12:15 pm
State Capitol, Senate Committee Room C
Oh, Didn’t They Ramble: Rounder Records and the Transformation of American Roots Music
with David Menconi and moderator Scott Billington

12:30 pm to 1:15 pm
State Capitol, Senate Committee Room C
Uplift and Downfall: Female and Male Singers of the 50s
with Steve Bergsman and moderator Scott Billington

1:30 pm to 2:15 pm
Cavalier House Books Tent
Book Signing



Book-loving volunteers are essential to the Louisiana Book Festival's success. Whether it's escorting authors, guiding visitors, selling refreshments, working with children in the Young Readers Pavilion or other fun and rewarding assignments, the Louisiana Book Festival wants you to join the volunteer team.

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