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  1. Billy Lee Riley (* 5. Oktober 1933 in Pocahontas, Arkansas; † 2. August 2009 in Jonesboro, Arkansas) war ein US-amerikanischer Musiker. Sein musikalisches Spektrum reichte von Rockabilly und Country über Blues zu Folk - und Rockmusik. Außer Gitarre spielte Riley Mundharmonika und Bass .

  2. Billy Lee Riley (October 5, 1933 – August 2, 2009) was an American musician, singer-songwriter, and record producer. His most memorable recordings include "Rock With Me Baby", "Flyin' Saucers Rock and Roll" [note 1] and "Red Hot". [1] Biography. Riley was born in Pocahontas, Arkansas, the son of a sharecropper.

  3. Billy Lee Riley Biography. Born in Pocahontas, Arkansas, the son of a sharecropper, Riley learned to play guitar from black farm workers. After 4 years in the Army, Riley first recorded in Memphis, Tennessee in 1955 before being lured to Sun Studios by Sam Phillips. He recorded “Trouble Bound” for Jack Clement and Slim Wallace.

  4. 3. Aug. 2009 · A Memphis contemporary of Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis, Billy Lee Riley was a pioneering rockabilly musician who missed out on fame. Riley, who has died aged 75, began recording for Sun...

  5. Profile: Born October 5th, 1933, in Pocahontas, Arkansas. Died August 2nd, 2009, in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Billy Lee Riley was an American 1950's Rockabilly singer, best known for his recordings for Sun Records of Memphis. Performed as part of the "The Little Green Men", the "house band" at Sun.

  6. Explore Billy Lee Riley's discography including top tracks, albums, and reviews. Learn all about Billy Lee Riley on AllMusic.

  7. 4. Aug. 2009 · JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Billy Lee Riley, a rambunctious performer who helped develop the Sun Records sound as a studio musician for other headliners, died here on Sunday. He was 75. The cause...