O.V. Wright
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A Nickel And A Nail
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Eight Men, Four Women
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I'd Rather Be Blind, Crippled And Crazy
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Ace Of Spades
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When You Took Your Love From Me

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A truly incendiary deep soul performer. O. V. Wright's melismatic vocals and Willie Mitchell's vaunted Hi Rhythm Section combined to make classic Memphis soul during the early '70s. Overton Vertis Wright learned his trade on the gospel circuit with the Sunset Travelers before going secular in 1964 with the passionate ballad "That's How Strong My Love Is" for Goldwax in Memphis. Otis Redding liked the song so much that he covered it, killing any chance of Wright's version hitting... Read more

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