Percy Mayfield (12 August 1920 - 11 August 1984) was an American singer & songwriter famous for the songs "Hit the Road, Jack" and "Please Send Me Someone to Love".He was known as “Poet Laureate of the Blues”.
Mayfield was born in Minden, Louisiana. As a youth, he showed a talent for poetry, so he thought he would try songwriting and singing. He began his performing career in Texas and had moved to Los Angeles by 1942.
He auditioned his… read more
|1||Play on spotify||Please Send Me Someone to Love||10,276 listeners|
|2||Play on spotify||Louisiana||7,717 listeners|
|3||Play on spotify||Hit the Road Jack||2,235 listeners|
|4||Play on spotify||Strange Things Happening||1,247 listeners|
|5||Play on spotify||The Big Question||1,150 listeners|
|6||Play on spotify||Hopeless||1,089 listeners|
|7||Play on spotify||The River's Invitation||1,089 listeners|
|8||Play on spotify||Are You out There?||1,066 listeners|
|9||Play on spotify||Lost Love||1,056 listeners|
|10||Play on spotify||What a Fool I Was||964 listeners|