Chanteur Rockabilly US né Malcom Howard Griffin le 6 Juin 1918. Curley Griffin est décédé vers 1964/5.

Curley Griffin est décédé vers 1964/5.Born Malcolm Howard Griffin on June 6th 1918, Curley was partially-sighted and attended a school for the blind. In later life, whilst working as a DJ for radio WDXI in Jackson, Tennessee he met Carl Perkins and allowed him to use the station's equipment to record some demo tapes. According to Perkins, Curley came up with the idea for both "Dixie Fried" and "Boppin' The Blues" and is credited as a co-writer on both singles. Griffin self-produced a number of singles for Atomic Records in the mid-late 1950s but experienced little commercial success. According to Perkins, Curley Griffin died circa 1964/5.

Talents : Singer, Guitar

Style musical : Rockabilly, Honky Tonk

Gotta Whip This Bear (1955)

I've Seen It All (1955)

YOU GOTTA PLAY FAIR (1956)

Got Rockin' On My Mind (1957)

Rock Bottom Blues (1957)

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles

10/1955 SP ATOMIC 300 (US) Gotta Whip This Bear / Just For Me
11/1955 SP ATOMIC 302 (US) I've Seen It All / Magic Of The Moon
1956 SP ATOMIC 303 (US) You Gotta Play Fair / Love Is A Wonderful Thing
01/1957 SP ATOMIC 305 (US) Got Rockin' On My Mind / Rock Bottom Blues

Unissed Track

195? ATOMIC unissued Got Rockin' On My Mind [alt. vers.]

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