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Rider" was a remake of a twelve-bar blues , performed by Ma Rainey in Atlanta before Willis was born. Dick Clark played "C. Rider" on American Bandstand , and "The Stroll" became a popular dance. Willis performed wearing a turban a gimmick suggested to him by his friend Screamin' Jay Hawkins and was also known as the "Sheik of Shake. Zenas Sears said that Willis was a better songwriter than a performer, but also said, "On the TV show Chuck would do five or six different numbers every week.

He moved very well, he handled himself very well and put everyone at ease. Willis approached songwriting with painstaking craftsmanship and the result was literate, soulful and melancholy.

He did not introduce a song in the studio until it was a polished product and fully worked out in his mind. He used a variety of methods. Zenas Sears said Willis would drive around in the car singing into a reel-to-reel tape recorder. Sears said, "If he'd lived he would have been recognized for that [his songwriting]. My Baby. That Train Is Gone. My Crying Eyes. Betty and Dupree.

Thunder and Lightning. From the Bottom of My Heart. You'll Be My Love. Keep A-Drivin'. What Am I Living For? Big Drops of Rain. Sugar, Sugar. Stop and Think. Love of Loves. Monday 27 July Tuesday 28 July Wednesday 29 July Thursday 30 July Friday 31 July Saturday 1 August Sunday 2 August Monday 3 August Tuesday 4 August Wednesday 5 August Thursday 6 August Friday 7 August Saturday 8 August Sunday 9 August Monday 10 August Tuesday 11 August Wednesday 12 August Thursday 13 August Friday 14 August Saturday 15 August Sunday 16 August Monday 17 August Tuesday 18 August Wednesday 19 August Thursday 20 August Friday 21 August Saturday 22 August Sunday 23 August Monday 24 August Tuesday 25 August Wednesday 26 August Thursday 27 August Friday 28 August Saturday 29 August Sunday 30 August Monday 31 August Tuesday 1 September Wednesday 2 September Thursday 3 September Friday 4 September Saturday 5 September Sunday 6 September Monday 7 September Tuesday 8 September Wednesday 9 September Thursday 10 September Friday 11 September Saturday 12 September Sunday 13 September Monday 14 September Tuesday 15 September Wednesday 16 September Thursday 17 September Copy the following link to share it Copy.

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Apr 06,  · Chuck Willis was a R&B and R&R songwriter and singer who became a major influence in the mid 50s. Major hits include his best known, "C. C. Rider" ('57) and.

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