Webster Parish, Louisiana, United States (1920 – 1984)
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||Louisiana||
|2||Please Send Me Someone to Love||
|3||Play on youtube||Loose Lips||
|4||Play on youtube||The River's Invitation||
|5||Play on youtube||Life Is Suicide||
|6||Play on youtube||Hit the Road Jack||
|7||To Claim It's Love||
|8||Baby You're Still a Square||
|10||Play on youtube||Are You out There?||
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