Al Wilson

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Allen LaMar Wilson, 19 June 1939, Meridian, Mississippi, USA, d. 21 April 2008, Fontana, California, USA. Wilson was a former member of the Jewels, and also the Rollers, a San Bernardino, California-based quartet who scored a hit in 1961 with ‘The Continental Walk’. He was later signed as a solo act to Soul City, a short-lived label owned by singer Johnny Rivers. ‘Do What You Gotta Do’ and ‘The Snake’ reached the R&B chart in 1968, but it was not until the... Read more

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soul
northern soul
rhythm and blues
oldies
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