Luther Dixon


Luther Dixon (left) | Fine Print Heroes | tc354

Singer, song writer and record producer Luther Dixon (pictured left with Florence Greenberg (2nd left), Chuck Jackson (white jacket) with music publisher Marvin Schlacter, right) was born on August 1931 and died on 22 October 2009. He started singing in doo wop groups in the early 1950s. By 1955 his song “Why baby why” had provided Pat Boone with an international hit. By 1960 Dixon was working with Scepter-Wand records and was responsible for hits by The Shirelles and others. He later moved to other record companies and was for a while married to the singer Inez Foxx.

Guardian obituary for Luther Dixon


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