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R&B and jump blues singer Billy Wright, as well as having a career that involved several visits to the US R&B charts, is notable for having been a significant and formative influence on Little Richard. His flamboyant style and appearance helped to shape the extrovert approach of the great rock 'n' roller, including his use of pancake make-up and wearing his hair in an extravagant pompadour style. Known as The Prince of The Blues during his career, he was a key figure in blues in the Atlanta area in the post-war years and started recording in 1949. This 43-track 2-CD collection comprises the A and B sides of his releases on the Savoy, Atlanta, Peacock and Carrollton labels during these years, plus selected recordings from this era which were unreleased on singles - he did not record again after 1959. It includes his Top 10 R&B hits Blues For My Baby, You Satisfy, Hey, Little Girl and Stacked Deck. It's
R&B and jump blues singer Billy Wright, as well as having a career that involved several visits to the US R&B charts, is notable for having been a significant and formative influence on Little Richard. His flamboyant style and appearance helped to shape the extrovert approach of the great rock 'n' roller, including his use of pancake make-up and wearing his hair in an extravagant pompadour style. Known as The Prince of The Blues during his career, he was a key figure in blues in the Atlanta area in the post-war years and started recording in 1949. This 43-track 2-CD collection comprises the A and B sides of his releases on the Savoy, Atlanta, Peacock and Carrollton labels during these years, plus selected recordings from this era which were unreleased on singles - he did not record again after 1959. It includes his Top 10 R&B hits Blues For My Baby, You Satisfy, Hey, Little Girl and Stacked Deck. It's
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Format: CD
Label: ACROBAT
Rel. Date: 10/06/2023
UPC: 824046348526

Blues For My Baby: Collected Recordings 1949-59
Artist: Billy Wright
Format: CD
New: Available $16.99
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DISC: 1

1. Blues For My Baby - Billy Wright
2. You Satisfy - Billy Wright
3. I Keep Drinking - Billy Wright
4. Billy's Boogie Blues - Billy Wright
5. Back Biting Woman - Billy Wright
6. Thinkin' Blues - Billy Wright
7. After Dark Blues - Billy Wright
8. Heavy Hearted Blues - Billy Wright
9. Man's Brand Boogie - Billy Wright And Orchestra
10. Beg A Dog - Billy Wright And Orchestra
11. Fore Day Blues - Billy Wright And Orchestra
12. Empty Hand - Billy Wright And Orchestra
13. Keep Your Hands On Your Heart - Billy Wright With Orch
14. Mercy, Mercy - Billy Wright
15. Stacked Deck - Billy Wright
16. Mean Old Wine - Billy Wright With Orch
17. Heh Little Girl - Billy Wright
18. Gotta Find My Baby - Billy Wright
19. New Kind Of Lovin' - Billy Wright
20. When The Wagon Comes - Billy Wright
21. Turn Your Lamps Down Low - Billy Wright
22. Drinkin' And Thinkin' - Billy Wright
23. Every Evening - Billy Wright
24. Married Woman's Boogie - Billy Wright
25. Goin' Down Slow - Billy Wright ; Orch.
26. If I Didn't Love You - Billy Wright ; Orch.
27. Four Cold, Cold Walls - Billy Wright
28. After Awhile - Billy Wright
29. Live The Life - Billy Wright
30. I Remember - Billy Wright
31. The Question (Wha'cha Gonna Do?) - Billy Wright And Orchestra
32. Bad Luck, Heartaches And Trouble - Billy Wright And Orchestra
33. Have Mercy, Baby - Billy Wright
34. I Love You Sweetheart - Billy Wright
35. Restless Blues - Billy Wright
36. This Love Of Mine - Billy Wright
37. If I Had My Life To Live Over - Billy Wright
38. Sad Hour Blues - Billy Wright
39. Do Something For Me - Billy Wright
40. Keep Your Hand On Your Heart And Your Mind On Me - Billy Wright
41. Will You Need Me - Billy Wright
42. Baby Don't You Want A Man Like Me - Billy Wright
43. Let's Be Friends - Billy Wright

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R&B and jump blues singer Billy Wright, as well as having a career that involved several visits to the US R&B charts, is notable for having been a significant and formative influence on Little Richard. His flamboyant style and appearance helped to shape the extrovert approach of the great rock 'n' roller, including his use of pancake make-up and wearing his hair in an extravagant pompadour style. Known as The Prince of The Blues during his career, he was a key figure in blues in the Atlanta area in the post-war years and started recording in 1949. This 43-track 2-CD collection comprises the A and B sides of his releases on the Savoy, Atlanta, Peacock and Carrollton labels during these years, plus selected recordings from this era which were unreleased on singles - he did not record again after 1959. It includes his Top 10 R&B hits Blues For My Baby, You Satisfy, Hey, Little Girl and Stacked Deck. It's
        
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