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Larry Williams Live On Stage - Greatest Hits

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Larry Williams: Live On Stage - Greatest Hits

(2011/HOCUS POCUS) 23 tracks (73:28) taken from the albums 'On Stage' (Sue Records 1965) recorded in GB! and 'Greatest Hits' (Okeh 1967).


Larry Williams - Live On Stage - Greatest Hits Medium 1
1: Dizzy Miss Lizzy  
2: High School Dance  
3: Think  
4: Turn On Your Lovelight  
5: Lawdy Miss Clawdy  
6: Short Fat Fannie  
7: Try Me  
8: Good Golly Miss Molly  
9: Send Me Some Lovin'  
10: Slippin' And Slidin'  
11: Bony Moronie  
12: Please Please Please  
13: Long Tall Sally  
14: Short Fat Fannie  
15: Hootchy-Koo  
16: I Hear My Baby  
17: Just Because  
18: Bony Moronie  
19: Slwo Down  
20: Boss Lovin'  
21: Lawdy Miss Clawdy  
22: I Got A Woman  
23: Mary Ann  


Artikeleigenschaften von Larry Williams: Live On Stage - Greatest Hits

  • Interpret: Larry Williams

  • Albumtitel: Live On Stage - Greatest Hits

  • Format CD
  • Genre R&B, Soul

  • Music Genre Rhythm & Blues
  • Music Style Rhythm & Blues
  • Music Sub-Genre 251 Rhythm & Blues
  • Title Live On Stage / Greatest Hits
  • Release date 2011

  • SubGenre R&B Music - Classic R&B

  • EAN: 0024137611694

  • weight in Kg 0.100

Artist description "Williams, Larry"

Larry Williams

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Larry Williams

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If one were to argue that this is the absolute best of Larry Williams (the bigger hits notwithstanding), you would have had no argument from John Lennon and many others. Recorded on September 11, 1957 after Little Richard had entered the ministry, it was a calculated shot at Richard’s style, right down to the squeals. The backing musicians included Plas Johnson on sax, Rene Hall on guitar, and Earl Palmer on drums. Upon release, it was confined to the B-side of Dizzy Miss Lizzy, which itself was Larry Williams’ last hit single on Specialty.

Little Richard had not been replaced. Specialty continued to pump out singles by Williams together with an LP, but another major hit eluded them. In 1959, Williams was busted for narcotics possession, and Specialty dropped him. There were more sessions for more labels, and a big blip in his royalty income when the Beatles recorded three of his songs, including this one, but his music income could in no way account for the fact that when he died of gunshot wounds to the head, he was living in Los Angeles’ exclusive Laurel Canyon, drove a Rolls Royce, and had $500,000 stashed on the premises.

He was found on January 7, 1980, but the coroner decided that he’d been dead for five days. There was something earthy, innocent, and almost boyish about Williams’ records, even if his life was anything but…


Its origins notwithstanding, Otis’ record has survived in part because of Jimmy Nolen’s beautifully economical guitar. Nolen would go on to more or less invent funk guitar with James Brown. Willie And The Hand Jive charted again in 1966 for the Strangeloves, in the 1974 for Eric Clapton, and in the 1985 for George Thorogood.


Various - Blowing The Fuse 1958 - Classics That Rocked The Jukebox

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