Lloyd Price Interview 1/9/2012

Mr Personality is one of the founding artists of the Big Beat, the early Rock and Roll style. His huge hit in 1952 with Lawdy Miss Clawdy paved the way for his career as a recording artist, record label owner, and nightclub owner. He is still active today and we discuss his long and varied career in the rhythm&blues business.

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