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You Never Miss The Water
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Don't Start Me To Lyin'
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Every Woman I Know
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Holy Mackerel Baby (Chess 1728)

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Slashing blues, infectious R&B, formulaic rock & roll, moving gospel -- keyboardist Billy "The Kid" Emerson played all those interrelated styles during a lengthy career that began in Florida and later transported him up to Memphis and Chicago. Emerson had already learned his way around a piano when he entered the Navy in 1943. After the war, he began playing around Tarpon Springs, attending Florida A&M during the late '40s and early '50s. He picked up his nickname while playin... Read more

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