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Harold (Chuck) Willis (January 31, 1928 – April 10, 1958) was an American blues, rhythm and blues, and rock singer and songwriter; he was born in Atlanta, Georgia. His most successful recording was "C. C. Rider," which topped the rhythm and blues chart in 1957 and also sold well in the pop market. He died suddenly of peritonitis while at the peak of his career, just after "What Am I Living For?", backed by "Hang Up My Rock &… read more

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  • Avatar for Chrilu
    Good cover of CC Rider (Ma Rainey)... He only turned 30??? What a shame.
  • Avatar for RevolutionECW
    he is from India?
  • Avatar for danielmendes
    thanks for the music willis!
  • Avatar for RustyBucket66
    Chuck Willis wrote and recorded some of the most beautiful music of the 50's. Imagine what he might have done had he lived longer.
  • Avatar for srv_
    I can't believe there's only one shout for Chuck Willis. This guy wrote some of the most enduring songs in rock & roll history and has been covered by numerous artists.
  • Avatar for glassbottle
    This guy is great, Respect!

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