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Chuck Willis


198[1]Atlantic Records-April 13,1956

1947          There’s Got To Be A Way                    Atlantic LP 8018
1948          It’s Too Late                                          Atlantic 1098
1949           My Life                                                  Atlantic 1192
1950           Kansas City Women                           Atlantic 1098
Gene Barge- ten. sax; Roy Gaines-guitar;

*Lloyd Trotman’s financial records show that he worked for Atlantic Records on
April 13, 1956 and specifically identifies  this as a Chuck Willis record date,

Atlantic Records- January 31, 1957

2311          C.C. Rider                                            Atlantic  1130
2312          My Baby                                               unissued
2313          Just One Kiss                                      Atlantic 2029
James Harris-trumpet; Gene Barge, Sam Taylor-ten. sax; Phil Kraus-marimba;
Al Caiola, Roy Gaines-guitar; Lloyd Trotman-bass; Panama Francis-drums;
Jesse Stone-conductor.

Kansas City Woman

Atlantic Records- October 30, 1957

2795           Betty And Dupree                              Atlantic 1168
2796           My Cryin’ Eyes                                   Atlantic 1168
2797           Thunder And Lightning                    Atlantc 1192
King Curtis- ten. sax; unknown bar. sax; Harry Breuer-xylophone, Mike Stoller-piano;
Kenny Burrell, Al Caiola-guitar; Lloyd Trotman-bass; Joe Marshall- drums; Chuck Willis –guitar,vocals.
(Jesse Stone)

Chuck Willis What Am I Living For

Atlantic Records- February 14, 1958

2977              You’ll Be My Love                                  Atlantic 2005
2978             What Am I Living For                            Atlantic 1179
2979              Hang Up My Rock ‘N’ Roll Shoes       Atlantic 1179
2980              Keep A-Driving                                      Atlantic 2005
King Curtis- ten.sax; Teddy Charles-vibraphone; Sammy Price-piano; George Barnes, Al Caiola-guitar;Lloyd Trotman-bass; Joe Marshall-drums; Chuck Willis-vocals, guitar. Reggie Obrecht-director
*Atlantic Records Discography Project 1956-1958 www.jazzdisco.org/atlantic-records/

**Lloyd Trotman’s  personal  papers and financial records

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