Hall of Fame Essay
It’s a sad and familiar story: A prodigiously gifted black rhythm & blues singer rises from poverty and oppression to overnight success. He sees others enriched by his record sales and publishing income as he struggles to survive.
He never makes the transition to “civilian life” when his musical career fades…and lives out his last years in threadbare obscurity. Yes, it’s a sad and familiar story…but it’s not the Lloyd Price story.
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