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This Day in Music History

18 Nov 1971

todayNovember 18, 2022

Background

Memphis blues singer and musician Herman ‘Junior’ Parker died aged 39 during surgery for a brain tumor. Parker was discovered in 1952 by Ike Turner, who signed him to Modern Records. Parker then signed to Sun Records in 1953. There they produced three successful songs including ‘Feelin’ Good’ a No.5 on the Billboard R&B charts.

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