Lon Rosco Dorsey has been singing Lou Rawls songs since the 1970's, and his wife Nina, and a friend of wife Lana, and nephew Mike who communicates with him often, who is also creating a movie on the life of Lou. Rosco is performing his Tribute To Lou Rawls now starting this week in Dallas at the Marti Gras Club/Restaurant on Stemmons Freeway, between Medical Blvd and Inwood Road, in the East Tower.
For over 30 years he has worked in broadcast he and Lou Rawls look alike as well. He and Lou were good friends, along with media as a talk show Host in the Texas area. His most recent successful television show was, The Business & Law News Hour which aired on Paramount/UPN TV 21 in the Dallas/Ft. Worth market, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6 to 7 a.m. Born in Dallas, Lon was a regular on scholastic honor rolls, graduated High School and attended college in Dallas. He served in the armed forces in the United States Air Force where he was an honor grad and fifth in his class in computer systems training at Bergstrom AFB, Austin, Texas. Lon is single and has three daughters. Lon looks and sings like friend and recording artist Lou Rawls and is also pursuing a professional singing career.
Lon is a born-again Christian and says that he has been influenced in his life for many years by friend and pastor, Ruben S. Conner, Sr.
In addition to being a veteran television and radio talk show host, and having been on many of the Texas radio and television stations with his own shows as an independent producer, Lon has been recognized in Who's Who in Texas Advertising, featured in national publications, numerous newspapers and magazines around the country, and broadcasts in Texas and other States, including CNN, Associated Press, United Press International, Dallas Morning News, Dallas Times Herald, The Denver Post, Chicago Times, Dallas Observer, Dallas Weekly, AD WEEK, to name a few, for his business and mental prowess, creative ideas, and Christian faith. Currently, he is the president of Dorsey Advertising/Public Relations, a 27 year advertising agency, president/CEO of Legal Counsel Services Marketing, Inc., housing the production arm for his broadcasts (LCSMI Productions), FUTURETALK Telecommunications Company, Inc., a low cost long distance company which was the first company to contract with MCI as a network marketing company to market VideoPhones and numerous other business concerns.