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 youtube||Please Send Me Someone to Love||10,370 listeners|
|2||Play on youtube||Louisiana||7,795 listeners|
|3||Play on youtube||Hit the Road Jack||2,258 listeners|
|4||Play on youtube||Strange Things Happening||1,261 listeners|
|5||Play on youtube||The Big Question||1,164 listeners|
|6||Play on youtube||Hopeless||1,132 listeners|
|7||Play on youtube||The River's Invitation||1,105 listeners|
|8||Play on youtube||Are You out There?||1,074 listeners|
|9||Play on youtube||Lost Love||1,066 listeners|
|10||Play on youtube||What a Fool I Was||974 listeners|