When I came out of service, the first couple of releases didn’t really hit so I just took a little hiatus and sat down to see what was happening. I just glued my ears to the radio and then I started writing – the first hit record that came out was “Everybody Loves a Winner.”
Some of my other heroes around that time were, oddly enough, Frank Sinatra, Nat Cole and people like that - I was always more inclined to listen to ballads.
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|Birth:||16th July, 1939|
William Bell is an American soul singer and songwriter. As a performer, he is probably best known for 1961's "You Don't Miss Your Water" ; 1968's "Private Number" ; and 1976's "Tryin' to Love Two", Bell's only US top 40 hit, which also hit No. 1 on the R&B charts. Upon the death of Otis Redding, Bell released the well-received memorial song "A Tribute to a King".
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