Roy Brown

Rock & Roll / R&B / Jump Blues

Years active 1945-1981

always klick on pic’s

Kinder, Louisiana, USA

Born Sept. 10, 1920  ;   Died May 25, 1981 (a. 60), San Fernando, California


Discography Roy Brown

Discography & Info Roy Brown

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Roy James Brown (September 10, 1920 or 1925 – May 25, 1981) was an American R&Bsinger, songwriter and musician, who had a significant influence on the early development of rock and roll and the direction of R&B. His original song and hit recording "Good Rockin' Tonight" has been covered by many artists including Wynonie HarrisElvis PresleyBruce SpringsteenRicky NelsonJerry Lee LewisPat BooneJames Brown, the Doors, and the rock group Montrose. Brown was the first singer in recording history to sing R&B songs with a gospel-steeped delivery, which was then considered taboo by many churches. In addition, his melismatic, pleading vocal style influenced notable artists such as B.B. KingBobby BlandElvis PresleyJackie WilsonJames Brown and Little Richard.

Early life and education

Brown was born in Kinder, Louisiana. Some sources report his birth date as September 10, 1925, but the researchers Bob Eagle and Eric LeBlanc gave the date as September 10, 1920, on the basis of information in the 1930 census and Social Security records, and stated that 1925 is incorrect.  … Read all the original text here >>>  Roy Brown

Mighty Mighty Man!

Up Jumped The Devil - 1954

School Bell Rock - 1959

The Boogie Box Vol 8

Saturday Nite Boogie - 1947

Rockin’ from Coast to Coast Vol 2

Saturday Night - 1956

Imperial Rockabillies

Hip Shakin’ Baby - 1958

Good Rocking Tonight: The Best of Roy Brown

Let the Four Winds Blow - 1957

Rockin’ At Midnight

Lollipop Mama - 1947 

Good Man Blues - 1950

Mr. Hound Dog's In Town - 1953

Fannie Brown Got Married - 1954

Hurry Hurry Baby - 1955

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