Larry Williams | Specialty Records Archive | tc413
Singer, song writer, actor and record producer Lawrence Eugene “Larry” Williams was born on May 10, 1935 and died on January 7, 1980 of a gunshot wound to the head, which may have been suicide. He is mainly known for his rock and roll 1950s recordings for the Specialty label. He is closely associated with his friend Little Richard, producing some of his albums. He was convicted of dealing narcotics in 1960 and served a three-year jail term.