ROY BROWN

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When you draw up a short list of the R&B pioneers who exerted a primary influence on the development of rock & roll, respectfully place singer Roy Brown's name near its very top. His seminal 1947 DeLuxe Records waxing of "Good Rockin' Tonight" was immediately ridden to the peak of the R&B charts by shouter Wynonie Harris and subsequently covered by Elvis Presley, Ricky Nelson, Jerry Lee Lewis, and many more early rock icons (even Pat Boone). In addition, Brown's melismatical pleading, gospel-steeped delivery impacted the vocal styles of B.B. King, Bobby Bland, and Little Richard (among a plethora of important singers). Clearly, Roy Brown was an innovator -- and from 1948-1951, an R&B star whose wild output directly presaged rock's rise.

Born in the Crescent City, Brown grew up all over the place: Eunice, LA (where he sang in church and worked in the sugarcane fields); Houston, TX; and finally
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Good Rockin Tonight: Best ofGood Rockin Tonight: Best of
Rhino 1994
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Good Rockin Tonight & All His Greatest Hits + Selected Singles As & Bs1947-1958Good Rockin Tonight & All His Greatest Hits + Selected Singles As & Bs1947-1958
Jasmine Records 2018
$11.29
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Rhythm'n'Blues ShoutersRhythm'n'Blues Shouters
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Documents 2005
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ROY BROWN Sings 24 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sings 24
Jump Blues 1968
ROY BROWN Hard Times album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hard Times
Jump Blues 1973
ROY BROWN We Came To Party album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
We Came To Party
Jump Blues 1978
ROY BROWN Cheapest Price In Town album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cheapest Price In Town
Jump Blues 1978
ROY BROWN Good Rockin' Tonight album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Good Rockin' Tonight
Jump Blues 1982

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ROY BROWN Roy Brown / Lowell Fulson ‎: San Francisco Blues Festival, Vol.1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Roy Brown / Lowell Fulson ‎: San Francisco Blues Festival, Vol.1
Jump Blues 1981
ROY BROWN Roy Brown Also Starring Pee Wee Crayton : Live! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Roy Brown Also Starring Pee Wee Crayton : Live!
Jump Blues 1988
ROY BROWN Good Rockin' Tonight: Live in San Francisco album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Good Rockin' Tonight: Live in San Francisco
Jump Blues 2005

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ROY BROWN Roy Brown / Wynonie Harris ‎: Battle Of The Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Roy Brown / Wynonie Harris ‎: Battle Of The Blues
Jump Blues 1958
ROY BROWN Hard Luck Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hard Luck Blues
Jump Blues 1976
ROY BROWN Good Rockin' Man : The Definitive Collection album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Good Rockin' Man : The Definitive Collection
Jump Blues 2011

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