Percy Mayfield

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    River's InvitationPercy Mayfield
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    What A Fool I WasPercy Mayfield
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    Strange Things HappeningPercy Mayfield
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        A masterful songwriter whose touching blues ballad "Please Send Me Someone to Love," a multi-layered universal lament, was a number one R&B hit in 1950, Percy Mayfield had the world by the tail until a horrific 1952 auto wreck left him facially disfigured. That didn't stop the poet laureate of the blues from writing in a prolific fashion, though. As Ray Charles' favorite scribe during the '60s, he handed the Genius such gems as "Hit the Road Jack" and "At the Club." Like so ma... Read more

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