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Nappy Brown

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Nappy Brown

Nappy Brown has been played on NTS shows including Diddy Wah, with I Gotta Go first played on 27 January 2015.

Nappy Brown is the stage name of Napoleon Brown Culp (born October 12, 1929, died September 20, 2008). Nappy Brown's earliest musical influences were blues and gospel. As a youngster he performed in several gospel groups, including the Heavenly Lights. Nappy's singing eventually brought him in touch with Herman Lubinsky's Newark, NJ Savoy label, which signed him in the early 1950s to compete with shouters like Roy Brown, Wynonie Harris and Big Joe Turner. Brown's unique delivery featuring rolled consonants allegedly led Lubinsky to…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
I Gotta Go
Nappy Brown
Elephant V Ltd.1969
I Gotta Go
Nappy BrownElephant V Ltd.1969
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Coal Miner
Nappy Brown
Savoy Records1961
Coal Miner
Nappy BrownSavoy Records1961
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The Right Time
Nappy Brown
Savoy Records1957
The Right Time
Nappy BrownSavoy Records1957
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