Billy Wright was an R&B and Jump Blues singer and notably was a big influence on Little Richard who copied his incredible pompadour and make up acknowledging the fact that he owed his entire look to Billy Wright. Vocally he was also a huge influence over James Brown too. Wrights influence extends to the very roots of soul music that by 1962 would supplant blues as the music of choice for African Americans. Here are both sides of every single Billy Wright recorded for Savoy Records between 1949 and 1954 assembled in chronological order of release for the first time on one concise collection.
Billy Wright was an R&B and Jump Blues singer and notably was a big influence on Little Richard who copied his incredible pompadour and make up acknowledging the fact that he owed his entire look to Billy Wright. Vocally he was also a huge influence over James Brown too. Wrights influence extends to the very roots of soul music that by 1962 would supplant blues as the music of choice for African Americans. Here are both sides of every single Billy Wright recorded for Savoy Records between 1949 and 1954 assembled in chronological order of release for the first time on one concise collection.
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Billy's Boogie Blues: His Complete Savoy Singles
Artist: Billy Wright
Format: CD
New: in stock 15.99
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Available Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. You Satisfy
2. Blues for My Baby
3. Billy's Boogie Blues
4. I Keep Drinkin'
5. Thinkin' Blues
6. Back Biting Mama
7. Heavy Hearted Blues
8. After Dark Blues
9. Fore Day Blues 1
10. Empty Hand 1
11. Keep Your Hands on Your Heart 1
12. Mean Old Wine 1
13. Mercy, Mercy 1
14. Stacked Deck 1
15. Gotta Find My Baby 1
16. Heh, Little Girl 1
17. When the Wagon Comes 1
18. New Kind of Lovin' 1
19. Turn Your Lamps Down Low 2
20. Drinkin' and Thinkin' 2
21. Married Woman's Boogie 2
22. Every Evening 2
23. Goin' Down Slow 2
24. If I Didn't Love You So 2
25. After Awhile 2
26. Four Cold, Cold Walls 2
27. Live the Life 2
28. I Remember

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Billy Wright was an R&B and Jump Blues singer and notably was a big influence on Little Richard who copied his incredible pompadour and make up acknowledging the fact that he owed his entire look to Billy Wright. Vocally he was also a huge influence over James Brown too. Wrights influence extends to the very roots of soul music that by 1962 would supplant blues as the music of choice for African Americans. Here are both sides of every single Billy Wright recorded for Savoy Records between 1949 and 1954 assembled in chronological order of release for the first time on one concise collection.