Little Willie John

Little Willie John

Little Willie John

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Top Songs

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Fever
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Talk to Me, Talk to Me
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Need Your Love So Bad
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There's Someone in This World for Me
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Sleep

Albums

  • Fever

    Mar 2020 • 1 song

  • R&B Legends Vol. 10

    Apr 2018 • 20 songs

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  • Little Willie John

  • Biography

    He never received the accolades given to the likes of Sam Cooke, Clyde McPhatter, and James Brown, but Little Willie John ranks as one of R&B's most influential performers. His muscular high timbre and enormous technical and emotional range belied his young age (his first hit came when he was 18), but his mid-'50s work for Syd Nathan's King label would play a great part in the way soul music would sound. Everyone from Cooke, McPhatter, and Brown to Jackie Wilson, B.B. King, and Al Green has acknowledged his debt to this most overlooked of rock and soul pioneers. His debut re...

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