Thursday, May 3, 2012

Who Was Tryone Davis?

Tryone Davis was an influential soul musician discovered while chauffeuring noted blues singer Freddie King.  While his career was not initally successful and was cut short by his death, he had a lasting impact on both the rhythm and blues and pop worlds.

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Originally billed as "Tryone the Wonder Boy" Davis found frequent success on the R&B charts with hits like "Can I Change My Mind?" and "Turn Back the Hands of Time" which was also a hit on the pop charts.  

In all Davis realeased 41 songs as singles.  His performance of "How Sweet it is To Be Loved by You,"  is perhaps the most recognized of his songs today.   

Tryone Davis suffered a stroke in 2004 and died of complications a year later.

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