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Greg McVerry

Listened to the album, Stacked Deck

By Billy Wright

An openly gay Black man in 1940-50s Atlanta Wright grew up singing Gospel in church. He became a main stay in the Atlanta, GA Blues scene.

The flambouyant performer was known as the "Prince of Blues" and gave Little Richard style lessons.

His first record, in 1949, reached #3 on the Billboard R&B category (called Race Records at the time)


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