Willie Wright

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Birthday
7, 1931
Birthplace
Mississippi
DEATH DATE
Jun 29, 2020 (88)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
7, 1931
Birthplace
Mississippi
DEATH DATE
Jun 29, 2020 (88)

About

Soul singer whose self-released works achieved popularity long after the peak of his career.

Before Fame

He spent much of the 1960s and 1970s in obscurity, recording covers of other artists.

Trivia

In 2011, due to a renewed interest in his works, his album Telling the Truth was re-released.

Family Life

He grew up in Bayland, Mississippi.

Associated With

Among his best-known covers was one of Curtis Mayfield's "Right on for the Darkness."

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