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us: Davis, Tyrone



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    • us: Fettson, Tyrone
    • us: Tyrone the Wonder Boy
    • us: Tyrone "Wonder Boy"
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    • found: Graham, L. Love and touch [SR] p1976: label (Tyrone Davis)
    • found: VH1 WWW site, viewed Feb.11, 2005 (Tyrone Davis, b. May 4, 1938, in Greenville, MS; spent formative years in Saginaw, MI; moved to Chicago in 1959; the "king of romantic Chicago soul" music during the 1970s)
    • found: LA Times, Feb. 11, 2005: (Tyrone Davis, veteran rhythm-and-blues singer, d. Feb. 9, 2005 at age 66)
    • found: Oxford music online, November 13, 2013: Encyclopedia of popular music (Davis, Tyrone; born May 4, 1938, Greenville, Mississippi; died February 9, 2005, Hinsdale, Illinois; singer; one of the great unsung talents of soul music)
    • found: Wikipedia, November 13, 2013 (Tyrone Davis; born Tyrone Fettson, May 4, 1938, Greenville, Mississippi; died February 9, 2005, Chicago, Illinois; American soul singer; moved to Chicago in 1959, where he worked as a valet/chauffeur for blues singer Freddie King; on his first recordings he was billed as "Tyrone the Wonder Boy"; adopted name Tyrone Davis after signing with Dakar Records in 1968)
    • found: GenealogyBank.com, November 13, 2013: Social Security death index (Tyrone D. Fettson; born 1937; died 2005; state of last residence: Illinois; state issued: Illinois)
    • found: Electric blues 1939-2005. Part 3, 1960-1969, p2011: container (Tyrone Davis) booklet (born Tyrone Fettson in Greenville, Mississippi; birth date usually cited as May 4, 1938, but Social Security records give date as October 3, 1937; moved to Saginaw, Michigan at age 13 and to Chicago in 1957; billed as Tyrone "Wonder Boy" or Tyrone (The Wonder Boy) on his first recordings, issued by 4 Brothers Records; R&B singer)
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    • 1993-05-04: new
    • 2013-11-28: revised
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