Larry Williams, Bony Moronie

Larry Williams, a lifelong friend of Little Richard, recorded for famous rock and roll record label Specialty.  Bony Moronie sold more than one million copies in 1957-8. Williams died in 1980 aged only 44.

Larry Williams | Public domain | 14489


Joe Haywood, Warm and Tender Love

This Bobby Robinson production from the Enjoy label was covered by Percy Sledge. Joe Dean Haywood was born in 1939 and unfortunately is no longer living. “Warm and tender love” was also issued with an Island label on WI-218. “Warm and tender love” was written by Haywood in 1960 when his daughter Deborah was born.

Joe Haywood and his wife Rose | possibly late 50s | Public Domain | Soul Detective | 14490

Sir Shambling’s biography and discography of Joe Haywood.

Soul Detective: Joe Haywood.


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Updated 14 Dec 2014