Zilla Mayes

Zilla Mayes | Burning Wood | tc272

Zilla Florine Mayes was an R&B and gospel singer born in Atlanta, Georgia. Her recording career started in 1950. She became a radio personality, as well as making further recordings for labels such as Savoy and Mercury, Brunswick and Tousea, often with her brother, Willy Mayes, leading the band. She continued to broadcast on radio and perform until she died in September 1995.

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