Edward Riley Boyd (November 25, 1914 – July 13, 1994) was an American blues piano player, born on Stovall's Plantation near Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States.
Boyd moved to the Beale Street district of Memphis, Tennessee in 1936 where he played piano and guitar with his group, the Dixie Rhythm Boys. Boyd followed the great migration northward to the factories of Chicago, Illinois in 1941.
He wrote and recorded the hit songs "Five Long Years" (1952), "24 Hours" (1953), and the "Third… read more
|1||Play on youtube||Five Long Years||13,785 listeners|
|2||Play on youtube||Third Degree||13,452 listeners|
|3||Play on youtube||24 Hours||10,479 listeners|
|4||Come On Home||6,529 listeners|
|5||Play on youtube||Hard Time Gettin' Started||3,857 listeners|
|6||Play on youtube||Twenty-Four Hours||3,385 listeners|
|7||The Big Boat||2,615 listeners|
|8||Play on youtube||Just A Fool||2,080 listeners|
|9||Play on youtube||Cool Kind Treatment||1,969 listeners|
|10||Play on youtube||Blue Coat Man||1,531 listeners|