Wild Bill Davis

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    Organ Grinder's SwingWild Bill Davis
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    In A Mellow ToneWild Bill Davis
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    It's All Right With MeWild Bill Davis
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    The Madison Time (Part 1)Wild Bill Davis

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        With the dynamic, swirling sounds of his Hammond B-3 organ, Wild Bill Davis provided a bridge from the big band swing of the 1930s and '40s to the organ-driven R&B of the 1950s and early '60s. Together with guitarist Floyd Smith and drummer Chris Columbus, Davis set the framework for the jazz organ combo sound. Initially a guitarist, Davis made his debut with Milt Larkin's band in 1939. The group is remembered for the double-saxophone attack of Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson and Arnet... Read more

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