Junior Parker

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Herman "Junior" Parker (May 27, 1932 – November 18, 1971) was an American Memphis blues singer and musician. He is best remembered for his unique voice, which has been described as "honeyed" and "velvet-smooth". He was posthumously inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2001.

One music journalist noted, "For years Junior Parker deserted downhome harmonica blues for uptown blues-soul music".

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1958 Blues Consolidated Little Junior Parker / Bobby Blue Bland 3 1
1961 Driving Wheel Junior Parker 1
1967 Baby Please Junior Parker 1
1967 Like It Is Junior Parker 1
1969 Blues Man Junior Parker 2
1969 Honey-Drippin' Blues Junior Parker 1
1970 The Outside Man Junior Parker 1
1971 The Dudes Doin' Business Jimmy McGriff & Junior Parker 1
1971 You Don't Have to Be Black to Love the Blues Junior Parker 2
1972 Blue Shadows Falling Junior Parker 1
1972 Good Things Don't Happen Every Day Jimmy McGriff & Junior Parker 1
2015 You're My Angel Junior Parker 1
Love Ain't Nothin' but a Business Goin' On Junior Parker 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1967 The Best of Junior Parker Junior Parker 1
1976 The ABC Collection Junior Parker 1
2006 Blues & Rhythm Series: The Chronological Little Junior Parker 1952-1955 Little Junior Parker 1
2012 Ride with Me, Baby: The Singles 1952-1961 Little Junior Parker 1
The Collection Junior Parker 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1971 Jimmy Mcgriff/Junior Parker Jimmy McGriff/Junior Parker 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Sonny Lester Collection Junior Parker 1

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