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Little Willie John
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Little Willie John
Little Willie John was one of the greatest R&B singers of the Fifties and Sixties. His muscular, full-throated tenor belied his short stature. His impassioned, gospel-style vocals were a precursor to the soul music that emerged in black music in the late Fifties and beyond. Indeed, John's fervent vocals on such songs as "Need Your Love So Bad," "Talk to Me, Talk to Me," "All Around the World," and "Take My Love (I Want to Give It All to You)"—each a Top Five R&B hit that crossed over to the pop charts as well—rank among the best examples of soul singing on record. His signature number was "Fever," a smoldering, bluesy song that has become a pop-soul standard. "Fever" topped the R&B chart for five weeks in 1956. It was also carried onto the pop chart in faithful versions by Peggy Lee (who took "Fever" to #2), the McCoys (#7) and Rita Coolidge (#76). Madonna covered it in 1992 on her Erotica album.
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 John, Little Willie 
#109 (Marsh 1001)  
  Fever 45 Record   Fever / (Ruby Baby by The Drifters)
Atlantic 89189, 1956
Condition: M | Sleeve:
Category: Rockin' RnB
#297 (Marsh 1001)  
  Let Them Talk 45 Record   Let Them Talk / (Talk To Me (Talk To Me) by Little Willie John)
King 15013, 1959
Condition: M-
Category: Deep Soul
#572 (Marsh 1001)  
She Thinks I Still Care
King 5667, 1962
Category: Deep Soul
#373 (Marsh 1001)  
There Is Someone In This World For Me
King 5577, 1958
Category: Deep Soul

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 John, Little Willie    A Cottage For Sale 45 Record   A Cottage For Sale / (The Continental Walk by Hank Ballard and the Midnighters)
King 2174, 1960
Condition: M
Category: RnB
    Flamingo 45 Record   Flamingo / (Heartbreak (It's Hurtin' Me) by Little Willie John)
Gusto 2142, 1961
Condition: M-
Category: RnB
    Flamingo/ (I've Got) Spring Fever 45 Record   Flamingo/ (I've Got) Spring Fever
King 5503, 1961
Condition: M-
Category: RnB
    Heartbreak (It's Hurtin' Me) 45 Record   Heartbreak (It's Hurtin' Me) / (Flamingo by Little Willie John)
Gusto 2142, 1960
Condition: M-
Category: RnB
    Sleep/ There's A Difference 45 Record   Sleep/ There's A Difference
King 5394, 1960
Condition: EX+
Category: Deep Soul
    Talk To Me (Talk To Me) 45 Record   Talk To Me (Talk To Me) / (Let Them Talk by Little Willie John)
King 15013, 1958
Condition: M-
Category: Deep Soul
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