Percy Mayfield

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Percy Mayfield was born on August 12, 1920 and died on August 11, 1984. Mainly famous for a song writer (“Hit the road Jack”, “The Rivers’ Invitation” are two of his many successful songs), he was also a highly regarded rhythm and blues singer with a sophisticated, smooth style and a fine singing voice. He was badly injured in a car crash in 1952 which left him with permanent facial damage.

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