n his 30 years, marked by stardom and tragedy, Little Willie John (1937-1968) left one hell of a legacy. Arkansas-born, raised in Detroit, the onetime teen gospel singer became an R&B prodigy when legendary A&R man Henry Glover signed John to King Records in 1955. The hits started immediately with "All Around The World," followed in 1956 by "Need Your Love So Bad" (written by Willie's brother Mertis), as well as "Letter From My Darling" and "Do Something For Me."

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Little Willie John - Fever - LP
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    Preorder now and save! This title will be available on or before the street date of 6/22/18! Released by King in 1956, the LP Fever is Willie's defining artistic statement, including all his biggest hits, capturing him in his prime and making his legacy crystal-clear. This analog reissue – complete with the original cover, cut directly from the original King master tapes and pressed on colored vinyl at RTI – is Willie in his prime, the way the world first heard him! In his 30 years, marked by...