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Percy Mayfield

Percy Mayfield (August 12, 1920 – August 11, 1984) was an American rhythm-and-blues singer with a smooth vocal style. He was also a songwriter, known for the songs "Please Send Me Someone to Love" and "Hit the Road Jack".

Birth and Death Data: Born August 12th, 1920 (Minden), Died August 11th, 1984 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 120572 7/27/1968 To me your name is love Percy Mayfield vocalist  
Decca 120573 7/27/1968 My pain is here today Percy Mayfield vocalist  
Decca 120574 7/27/1968 My baby' s gone Percy Mayfield vocalist  
Decca 120575 7/27/1968 Alma Lee Percy Mayfield vocalist  
Decca 120576 7/27/1968 Walking on a tightrope Percy Mayfield vocalist  
Decca 120577 7/27/1968 She's gonna leave you alone Percy Mayfield vocalist  
Decca 120674 7/27/1968 Please send me someone to love Percy Mayfield vocalist  
Decca 120675 7/27/1968 Wouldn't do the same to me Percy Mayfield vocalist  
Decca 120676 7/27/1968 P.M. Blues Percy Mayfield vocalist  
Decca 120677 7/27/1968 My mind is trying to leave you Percy Mayfield vocalist  
Decca 120678 7/27/1968 Danger zone Percy Mayfield vocalist  
Decca 120679 7/27/1968 I made it just the same Percy Mayfield vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mayfield, Percy," accessed January 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108053.

Mayfield, Percy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108053.

"Mayfield, Percy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108053

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