Sonny Parker

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        b. 5 May 1925, Youngstown, Ohio, USA, d. 1957. Raised in Chicago by the vaudeville act Butterbeans And Susie, Parker developed into an all-round entertainer specializing in singing and dancing, and his powerful voice lent itself well to blues shouting. Recording with trumpeter King Kolax for Columbia Records in 1948, he came to the attention of band leader Lionel Hampton, and recorded as the latterGÇÖs blues vocalist for Decca Records and MGM Records over the next three years, c... Read more

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