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Red Prysock

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Red Prysock

Red Prysock has been played on NTS in shows including Diddy Wah, featured first on 16 June 2014. Songs played include What's The Word! Thunderbird! and Harem Girl.

Wilburt ''Red" Prysock (2 February 1926 - 19 July 1993), was an American rhythm and blues tenor saxophonist, one of the early Lester Young-influenced saxophonists to move in the direction of rhythm and blues, rather than bebop. He first gained attention playing with Tiny Bradshaw's band (he played the lead sax solo on Bradshaw's big hit "Soft," and staged a memorable sax battle with Benny Golson on "Battle of the Mass"). . He signed with Mercury Records as…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
What's The Word! Thunderbird!
Red Prysock
Mercury1957
What's The Word! Thunderbird!
Red PrysockMercury1957
Discogs
Harem Girl
Red Prysock
King Records1962
Harem Girl
Red PrysockKing Records1962
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