Larry Williams, Bony Moronie

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Larry Williams was born on May 10, 1935, was a friend of Little Richard, a cousin of Lloyd Price, and wrote some rock and roll classics during the late 1950s. Bony Moronie is one of them and it was recorded in 1957, and with all Specialty recordings of the time issued in the UK first on London American HL-U 8532. Williams was a talented, but also a troubled man who died on January 7, 1980 aged 44.

US Pop No. 14, R&B No. 4, UK No. 11, 1957.

Plastic Dreams

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Updated 16 October 2016

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