BILL DOGGETT

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With his instrumental hit "Honky Tonk" in February 1956, Bill Doggett (born William Ballard Doggett) created one of rock's greatest instrumental tracks. Although it generated scores of offers to perform in rock & roll clubs throughout the United States, Doggett remained tied to the jazz and organ-based R&B that he had performed since the 1930s. Continuing to record for the Cincinnati-based King label until 1960, he went on to record for Warner Brothers, Columbia, ABC-Paramount and Sue. His last session came as a member and producer of an all-star jazz/R&B group, Bluesiana Hurricane in 1995. Born on the north side of Philadelphia, Doggett struggled with poverty as a youngster. Although he initially dreamed of playing the trumpet, his family was unable to afford lessons. Persuaded by his mother (a church pianist), to try keyboards instead, he quickly mastered the instrument. Hailed as a child prodigy by his 13th birthday, he formed read more...
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28 Big Ones28 Big Ones
Edge Int591 2011
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Honky Tonk: The Very Best of Bill DoggettHonky Tonk: The Very Best of Bill Doggett
Collectables 2004
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Honky Tonk Organ LP - Harmony - HS 11237Honky Tonk Organ LP - Harmony - HS 11237
Harmony
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Everyday I Have the BluesEveryday I Have the Blues
Black & Blue France 2002
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Bill Doggett - Greatest HitsBill Doggett - Greatest Hits
King 1996
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BILL DOGGETT Discography

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BILL DOGGETT All-Time Christmas Favorites album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
All-Time Christmas Favorites
RnB 1955
BILL DOGGETT Sentimentally Yours album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sentimentally Yours
Exotica 1956
BILL DOGGETT As You Desire Me album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
As You Desire Me
Exotica 1956
BILL DOGGETT Everybody Dance The Honky Tonk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Everybody Dance The Honky Tonk
RnB 1956
BILL DOGGETT Moon Dust album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Moon Dust
Exotica 1957
BILL DOGGETT Moondust for Dancers in Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Moondust for Dancers in Love
RnB 1957
BILL DOGGETT A Salute to Ellington album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Salute to Ellington
RnB 1957
BILL DOGGETT Dame Dreaming With Bill Doggett album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dame Dreaming With Bill Doggett
Exotica 1957
BILL DOGGETT 12 Songs of Christmas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
12 Songs of Christmas
RnB 1958
BILL DOGGETT Doggett Beat for Dancing Feet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Doggett Beat for Dancing Feet
RnB 1958
BILL DOGGETT Candle Glow album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Candle Glow
Exotica 1958
BILL DOGGETT Dance Awhile With Doggett album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dance Awhile With Doggett
RnB 1958
BILL DOGGETT Swingin' Easy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swingin' Easy
RnB 1958
BILL DOGGETT On Tour album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On Tour
RnB 1959
BILL DOGGETT Big City Dance Party album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big City Dance Party
RnB 1959
BILL DOGGETT High and Wide album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
High and Wide
RnB 1959
BILL DOGGETT Midnight Slows, vol. 9 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Midnight Slows, vol. 9
RnB 1960
BILL DOGGETT For Reminiscent Lovers - Romantic Songs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
For Reminiscent Lovers - Romantic Songs
Exotica 1960
BILL DOGGETT Back With More Bill Doggett album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Back With More Bill Doggett
RnB 1961
BILL DOGGETT The Band With The Beat album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Band With The Beat
RnB 1961
BILL DOGGETT 3,046 People Danced 'Til 4 A.M. To Bill Doggett album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
3,046 People Danced 'Til 4 A.M. To Bill Doggett
RnB 1961
BILL DOGGETT Oops! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Oops!
RnB 1962
BILL DOGGETT Bill Doggett Swings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bill Doggett Swings
RnB 1962
BILL DOGGETT Fingertips album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fingertips
RnB 1963
BILL DOGGETT Prelude to the Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Prelude to the Blues
RnB 1963
BILL DOGGETT Bill Doggett Plays American Songs Bossa Nova Style album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bill Doggett Plays American Songs Bossa Nova Style
RnB 1963
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"Wow!"
RnB 1965
BILL DOGGETT Honky Tonk a la Mod! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Honky Tonk a la Mod!
RnB 1966
BILL DOGGETT Honky Tonk Organ album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Honky Tonk Organ
RnB 1967
BILL DOGGETT Honky Tonk Popcorn album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Honky Tonk Popcorn
RnB 1969
BILL DOGGETT Ram-Bunk-Shush album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ram-Bunk-Shush
RnB 1970
BILL DOGGETT The Nearness Of You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Nearness Of You
RnB 1970
BILL DOGGETT Soft album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soft
RnB 1970
BILL DOGGETT Lionel Hampton Presents: Bill Doggett (Bill's Honky Tonk) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lionel Hampton Presents: Bill Doggett (Bill's Honky Tonk)
Soul Jazz 1977
BILL DOGGETT Am I Blue (Blues Reference) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Am I Blue (Blues Reference)
Blues 1978
BILL DOGGETT Mister Honky Tonk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mister Honky Tonk
RnB 1980
BILL DOGGETT Gon' Doggett album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gon' Doggett
RnB 1985
BILL DOGGETT The Right Choice album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Right Choice
RnB 1991
BILL DOGGETT Everyday, I Have the Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Everyday, I Have the Blues
Blues 2002

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BILL DOGGETT Moondust album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Moondust
RnB 1956
BILL DOGGETT Doggett Beat for Dancing Feet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Doggett Beat for Dancing Feet
RnB 1957
BILL DOGGETT Hot Doggett album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hot Doggett
RnB 1957
BILL DOGGETT Hold It album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hold It
RnB 1959
BILL DOGGETT The Many Moods of Bill Doggett album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Many Moods of Bill Doggett
RnB 1960
BILL DOGGETT Ram-Bunk-Shush album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ram-Bunk-Shush
RnB 1970
BILL DOGGETT Sentimental Mood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sentimental Mood
Exotica 1970
BILL DOGGETT I Don't Know Much About Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Don't Know Much About Love
RnB 1991
BILL DOGGETT All His Hits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
All His Hits
RnB 1996
BILL DOGGETT Honkin With Doggett album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Honkin With Doggett
RnB 2011
BILL DOGGETT Oops! + Prelude to the Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Oops! + Prelude to the Blues
RnB 2017

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