b. 24 November 1923, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA. A figure who provided Freddie Ruler his begin, Payton used the harmonica at age 15, inspired with the information and live shows of both John Lee ‘Sonny Boy’ Williamson and Grain Miller ‘Sonny Boy’ Williamson. He transferred to Chicago in 1942 and could find John Lee ‘Sonny Boy’ Williamson on the Membership Georgia. He was also motivated by Memphis Slim, Adam ‘Yank’ Rachell and Memphis Minnie. In the past due 40s, he sat along with several rings, including Muddy Waters. In 1951, he produced a music group with Otis Hurry, playing several bars like the Membership Alibi. Then come up with a music group with Robert ‘Mojo’ Elem and drummer Johnny Junior, who still left to be changed by T.J. McNulty. Payton also had taken on Freddie Ruler as business lead guitarist as the music group transferred from Ricky’s Present Lounge towards the Zanzibar as well as the Natural cotton Membership. In 1956, his music group plus Robert Lockwood on tempo guitar supported Freddie Ruler’s debut solitary, ‘Nation Boy’, for Un Bee. The same music group also documented a demo program for Al Benson’s Bird, which has continued to be undiscovered and unissued. After Ruler’s departure from your band, Payton continuing for a short while, and in addition fronted Small Walter’s music group while Walter was dealing with a shooting event. He then quit music.