21 November 1995 (age 22)
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
There are several recording artists named Jerry Williams.
1) Jerry Williams (born Sven Erik Fernström; 15 April 1942, died 25 March 2018), a Swedish rock and roll singer and actor.
Williams was born Sven Erik Fernström in Solna, Sweden. Williams has been lead singer in many Swedish rock and roll bands, notably in The Violents.
The famous rock band that had existed since 1959 with varying membership, the original members being Rolf Hammarström (guitar), Lennart Carlsmyr (bass), Tord Jonsby (drums) and Hasse Rosén (guitar). When Jerry Williams joined in 1962 as lead singer, he soon became the figurehead and main attraction. Also in 1962, Hammarström and Carlsmyr were replaced by Tonny Lindberg and Jan-Olof Darlington. In 1963, Rosén and Darlington left the band and were replaced by Rune Wallebom and Billy Gezon. A final change occurred in 1965, when Wallebom and Lindberg were replaced by Staffan Berggren, from The Shanes, and Johnny Lundin from The Wild Ones.
The first single after Jerry Williams joining was "Darling Nelly Gray". The single was marketed as "Jerry Williams & The Violents". In 1963, Jerry Williams toured with the Beatles through their Sweden dates. In 1993, The Violents also released the new hit single "Number One". The Violents eventually dissolved in 1966.
After the band break-up, Jerry Williams became known as a solo rock artist. He has also performed in musicals.
2) Jerry Williams (born July 14 1942 in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States) was the name of an early 60s black soul singer, who also performed as Swamp Dogg later in his career. Early in his career he was also known popularly as Little Jerry Williams.
Williams made his first recording in 1954 under the moniker "Little Jerry". In 1963 he changed that to "Little Jerry Williams". In 1970 he took the persona of "Swamp Dogg" and released his first album "Total Destruction To Your Mind". He is also noted as a songwriter and producer, especially producing country music.
3) Jerry Williams is a 20 year old female pop singer from Portsmouth.
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