Chanteur Country US né le 16 mai 1931 à Wayne County (Virginie Occidentale). Bill Browning a 16 ans lorsqu'il forme son premier groupe: les "Kanawha Valley Boys". En 1955, Bill devient le leader des Echo Valley Boys, avec qui il enregistre un premier single chez Island Records de Cleveland (Ohio). Bill Browning, compositeur réputé, fut l'un des plus brillants parmi les méconnus des années cinquante. Il est mort d'un cancer en janvier 1978.

US Country singer born on May 16, 1931 in Wayne County (West Virginia). Bill Browning is 16 years old when it forms its first group: The Kanawha Valley Boys. In 1955, Bill becomes the leader of the Echo Valley Boys, with which it records a first single at Island Records of Cleveland (Ohio). Bill Browning, songwriter considered, one of most brilliant among were ignored the Fifties. It died of a cancer in January 1978.

Talents : Singer, Guitar

Style musical : Rockabilly, Traditional Country, Honky Tonk

WASH MACHINE BOOGIE (1957)

HULA ROCK (1957)

DOWN IN THE HOLLOW (1960)

SINFUL WOMAN (1960)

Années en activité :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles

08/1957 SP ISLAND IR-1/2 (US) . ECHO VALLEY BOYS - Wash Machine Boogie / Ramblin' Man
08/1957 SP ISLAND IR-3 (US) . Bill BROWNING & His ECHO VALLEY BOYS - Don't Wait Too Late / One Day A Month
12/1957 SP ISLAND IR-4/5 (US) . Bill BROWNING & His ECHO VALLEY BOYS - Hula Rock / Makes You Feela So Good
03/1958 SP ISLAND IR-7 (US) . Bill BROWNING & His ECHO VALLEY BOYS - Borned With The Blues / Dark Hollow
12/1958 SP ISLAND IR-10 (US) . Bill BROWNING & His ECHO VALLEY BOYS - Breaking Hearts / Lay Me Low
04/1959 SP STARDAY 45-432 (US) . Bill BROWNING & His ECHO VALLEY BOYS - Don't Push Don't Shove / Dark Valley Walls
1959 EP ISLAND EP 7543/4 (US) W.W.V.A JAMBOREE SPECIAL - Gonna Be A Fire (Bill Browning) / Down In The Holler Where Sally Lives (Bill Browning) / Juke Box Play For Me  (COOK BROTHERS) / You Gotta Go  (COOK BROTHERS) / You're Just A Baby (Buddy Durham) / Ida Red Rock (Buddy Durham) / Birmingham Bounce (Hardrock GUNTER) / Rock-A-Bop Baby (Hardrock GUNTER)
03/1960 SP STARDAY 45-488 (US) . Down In The Hollow / Country Strings
04/1960 SP ISLAND IR-11 (US) . Bill BROWNING & His ECHO VALLEY BOYS - Sinful Woman / Just Because You Say Your Sorry
1965 ? SP ENOLA 312 (US) . Loser's Blues / My Darling
1965 SP ENOLA 313 (US) . Glass Of Wine (For My Broken Heart) / Back Against The Wall
1966 SP SALEM 564 (US) . She’s Not Such A Bad Girl / Lookout Girl
1967 SP MARBONE 45-4733 (US) . I Was Touched By The Masters Hand / Precious Memories
1967 SP MARBONE 70626 (US) . Marbone Swamp / It’s A Long Long Way
1967 SP MARBONE 45-6701 (US) . Dear Mom / I Heard That Train A Comin’
1973 SP ALTA 178 (US) . Bill BROWNING & THE HILANDERS - He Sent His Only Son / People
198? SP ROLLERCOASTER RRC 2003 (UK) THE ECHO VALLEY BOYS FEATURING BILL BROWNING - Wash Machine Boogie / Ramblin' Man








Albums

1971 LP 12" ALTA LPS-1-71 (US) BILL BROWNING & THE HILANDERS - Gone Astray / The Church Is Gone / How Great Thou Art / I Believe In Jesus / I've Been Saved / Today Was Yesterday's Future / Oh Lord, Do You Remember Me / Soul Salvation / There'll Be Singing; Don't Wait Too Late
1987 LP 12" ESOLDUN RR 2019 (F) BILL BROWNING - Wash Machine Boogie / Answer Your Telephone / Sinful Woman / Love Left Over / Borned With The Blues / Ramblin' Man / Don't Push Don't Shove / Down In The Holler Where Sally Lives / Breaking Hearts / Gonna Be A Fire / Dark Hollow / Hula Rock

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