Willie Littlefield, Jr. Lovin'"in Littlefield was born in El CampoTexas, and grew up in Houston with his mother. Byat the age of sixteen, he was already a local attraction in many of the clubs on Dowling Street in Houston and was recording for Eddie Henry, a local record shop proprietor who ran his own label, Eddie's Records. Littlefield was strongly influenced by the boogie-woogie pianist Albert Ammons. Bihari went to hear Littlefield and soon arranged for an audition at a local studio.
Don Wilkerson, Littlefield's schoolmate and the leading saxophone player in his band, also travelled to Los Angeles, but Milburn promptly persuaded him Bronze Silver Gold - Brat Spitt & Mastamove* - Bronze Silver Gold lead Milburn's new band, the Aladdin Chickenshackers.
Modern Records booked Littlefield for three recording sessions in Octoberfollowed by more sessions over the next two months at Radio Recorders in Hollywood. During these three months alone, over 22 sides were cut — an unusual output compared to that of most other artists, who averaged only two sessions a year. In he moved to the Federal subsidiary of King Records. His first session for Federal produced "K.
By Littlefield had moved to northern California and continued to record for Don Barksdale's Rhythm label in San Francisco, for which he produced the single "Ruby, Ruby". In the late s he toured Europe successfully, settling in the Netherlands and releasing a number of albums from into the late s for the Oldie Blues label from Martin van Olderen.
After touring for more Sin Ti = Without You - Juan Torres - A Mi Manera = My Way 50 years, Littlefield stopped in After five years of retirement in his adopted home country, the Netherlands, he decided to play again, starting indeclaring, "I went fishing for five years — now I know every herring in Holland by name — it got boring.
I feel great and I want to be back with my audience. In his later years Littlefield continued to perform occasionally, mainly at festivals, particularly in the UK. He Jim Wilsons Boogie - Little Willie Littlefield - Jim Wilson Boogie / Sitting On The Curbstone at his home in VoorthuizenNetherlands, inat the age of He had cancer.
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