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By Benjamin Franklin V

Энциклопедия джазовых и блюзовых музыкантов Южной Каролины от XIX века до современности, включая не только таких звёзд, как James Brown и Dizzy Gillespie, но и забытых музыкантов. In An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians, Benjamin Franklin V files the careers of South Carolina jazz and blues musicians from the 19th century to the current. The musicians variety from the well known (James Brown, Dizzy Gillespie), to the striking (Freddie eco-friendly, Josh White), to the principally forgotten (Fud Livingston, Josie Miles),to the imprecise (Lottie Frost Hightower, Horace Spoons Williams), to the unknown (Vince Arnold, Johnny Wilson). prepared alphabetically, from Johnny Acey to Webster younger, the books entries contain easy biographical details, South Carolina apartments, profession information, compositions, recordings as leaders and as band contributors, movies, awards, websites, and lists of assets for added examining.

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When it disbanded in 1954 he joined the Golden Gate Quartet, singing with it only that year. He ultimately settled in Augusta, Ga. Bing was a brother of singer Isaiah Bing. His birth and death dates come from the Social Security Death Index. His age was estimated as six when he was enumerated for the census in Barnwell County on 28 April 1930; as seventeen when enumerated in Barnwell County on 22 April 1940. Both censuses record his given name as Cleveland. When enlisting in the army on 2 November 1942 as Willie, he stated that he was born in 1921.

C. residence: Barnwell County (probably early 1920s–no later than early 1940s) | 25 When Bing was discharged from the army in 1945, he helped form the King Odom Quartet, a rhythmand-blues group made up of South Carolinians. When it disbanded in 1954 he joined the Golden Gate Quartet, singing with it only that year. He ultimately settled in Augusta, Ga. Bing was a brother of singer Isaiah Bing. His birth and death dates come from the Social Security Death Index. His age was estimated as six when he was enumerated for the census in Barnwell County on 28 April 1930; as seventeen when enumerated in Barnwell County on 22 April 1940.

Toward the end of his life he attempted, unsuccessfully, to establish a boys’ music camp in Lugoff. He is buried in the cemetery of the Unity Family Life Center (the former Ephesus United Methodist Church), Lugoff. Compositions “Ain’t Givin’ Up Nothing,” “Ambush,” “Baby, I Love You,” “Boll Weevil Song,” “Come On, Baby, Let’s Go,” “Crazy in Love with You,” “Don’t Call Me, 24 | Bilbro, Bert Hunter I’ll Call You,” “Don’t Walk Away from Me,” “Endlessly,” “Everything,” “Flighty,” “Forgotten,” “For My Baby,” “He’ll Understand,” “Honey Bee,” “How Many Times,” “Hurtin’ Inside,” “I Don’t Know,” “If Only I Had Known,” “I Just Want to Love You,” “I’ll Take Care of You,” “I’m Coming to See You,” “In a Dream,” “The Intoxicated Rat,” “It’s a Wonder,” “It’s Just a Matter of Time,” “Johnny O,” “Kiddio,” “Let Me Fix It,” “Lie to Me,” “Looking Back,” “A Lover’s Question,” “Mark My Word,” “My Last Dollar,” “No Matter What I Do,” “One Love Too Many,” “A Rockin’ Good Way,” “Sailor Boy’s Love Song,” “Send Back My Heart,” “So Close,” “Tell Me Now or Never,” “Thank You, Pretty Baby,” “That’s Love,” “Wake Up,” “What a Kiss Won’t Do,” “What Is a Woman without a Man,” “With All of My Heart,” “You Precious Thing,” “Your Love Alone,” “You Went Back on Your Word, Little Girl” Recordings as Leader (These Are Release Dates, Not Necessarily Recording Dates) “The Kentuckian Song” (1955), “Ooh” (1955), “Bring Me Love” (1956), “Give Me a Sign” (1956), “Love Made Me Your Fool” (1956), “Some of My Best Friends” (1956), “All My Love Belongs to You” (1957), “The Wall” (1957), Brook Benton (1959), Brook Benton at His Best!!!!

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