LITTLE WILLIW JOHN - THE SWEET, THE HOT, THE TEENAGE BEAT
Little Willie John was known for his short temper and propensity to abuse alcohol. Little Willie John was an American R&B singer who performed most successful in the mid-fifties. He had a string of R&B hits, including the original version of 'Need Your Love So Bad', (later Fleetwood Mac) and his million-seller 'Fever' (later Peggy Lee). In The mid-fifties James Brown opened shows for John and even recorded a tribute album. The 'Band' guitarist and songwriter Robbie Robertson, mentioned John in the song 'Somewhere Down The Crazy River'. Mark Lanegan wrote and recorded 'Like Little Willie John' for his 2004 'Bubblegum' album. Little Willie John died in prison (aged 30) and was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. TRACKLIST: Side A 1. Now You Know 2. Drive Me Home 3. Flamingo 4. Every Beat Of My Heart 5. So Lovely 6. There Is Someone In This World For Me 7. Take My Love (I Want To Give It All To You) 8. Home At Last 9. Autumn Leaves 10. (I've Got) Spring Fever Side B 1. Need Your Love So Bad 2. Rock Love 3. All Around The World 4. Letter From My Darling 5. Fever 6. Talk To Me, Talk To Me 7. Tell It Like It Is 8. Leave My Kitten Alone 9. Heartbreak (It's Hurtin' Me) 10. Sleep.