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Sonny Knight

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b. Joseph C. Smith, 1934, Maywood, Illinois, USA. Sonny Knight been successful with one gorgeous R&B ballad, ‘Confidential’, within the Billboard graphs in 1956 before fading through the scene. Smith’s family members moved to LA in the first 50s, where he not merely sang but had written a novel. Urged to get a recording agreement by a sweetheart, Smith appeared in calling book and known as the 1st label detailed, Aladdin Information. He transformed his professional name to Sonny Knight and documented unsuccessfully for Aladdin, after that switching to Niche Records. Specialty maker Robert ‘Bumps’ Blackwell partnered him with songwriter Dorina Morgan (wife of maker Hite Morgan), who penned ‘Private’ for Knight. The solitary reached quantity 17 in america, but Knight was struggling to abide by it up. He previously two less effective singles within the middle-60s before retiring from performing.

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Full Name Sonny Knight
Died September 5, 1998, Maui, Hawaii, United States
Music Songs If You Want This Love, Confidential, But Officer, Dedicated to You, Keep A-Walkin', Baby Don't Want Me, Jail Bird, Those Oldies but Goodies Are Dedicated to You, Teenage Party, Cold, Cold Night, My Baby Don't Want Me, Short Walk, Once In A While, So Wonderful, Saving My Love For You, Lipstick Kisses, Worthless And Lowdown, Those Oldies But Goodies, Let's Get It On, Part 1, End Of A Dream, Coldest Cat In Town, Lovesick Blues, School's Out, Let's Get It On, Part 2, A Swingin' Door, Barbara, Madness, Let's Get It On
Albums Confidential / Jail Bird (Digital 45), Confidential - The Best Of


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