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Little Willie John

Little Willie JohnAKA William Edgar John

Born: 15-Oct-1937
Birthplace: Cullendale, AR
Died: 26-May-1968
Location of death: Walla Walla, WA [1]
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Detroit Memorial Park East, Warren, MI

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Fever


[1] Washington State Penitentiary, Walla Walla, WA.

Sister: Mable John (singer, b. 3-Nov-1930)
Wife: Darlynn (two children)
Son: Keith John (singer)

    Little Willie John
    Assault Miami, FL (Aug-1964)
    Murder Seattle, WA (Oct-1964), charge reduced
    Manslaughter convicted (1965)
    Inmate Washington State Penitentiary (1966-68)
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

Selected albums:
All Around The World (1955)
Fever (1956)
Leave My Kitten Alone (1959)


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