Noble "Thin Man" Watts ‎– Return Of The Thin Man - 1987-Jazz, Blues Style: Rhythm & Blues, Jump Blues (vinyl)

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Noble "Thin Man" Watts ‎– Return Of The Thin Man - 1987-Jazz, Blues Style: Rhythm & Blues, Jump Blues (vinyl)

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Born in DeLandFlorida, Watts studied violin and trumpet in his youth, later switching to sax. He gained musical training at Florida A&M, where he played in the school's marching band with future saxophonist Cannonball Adderley. Hired to play with The Griffin Brothers after college, Watts began his professional career. During the 1950s, he would work with Lionel HamptonPaul "Hucklebuck" WilliamsDinah WashingtonJerry Lee LewisBuddy HollyChuck Berrythe Everly Brothers, and others.[3] He also appeared on American Bandstand with Johnny Mathis in 1957,[4] and performed in the house band at a Harlem club owned by boxer Sugar Ray Robinson.[1]

Watts's career would eventually decline by the mid-1960s. He played lounge music in parts of Florida before being "rediscovered" by record producer Bob Greenlee. He made a minor comeback in 1987, and worked for Greenlee's record label.

In 2004 Watts died of a combination of pneumonia and emphysema.[1] He is survived by his wife June and daughter, Natalie Watts Brown.

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King Snake Records ‎– KS 003
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Tracklist

A1 Skunky 3:52
A2 Slow Draggin' 3:48
A3 Confusion 4:15
A4 Burn Creepers, Burn 2:55
A5 Bad Bitch 4:23
B1 Look Under The Wing 3:57
B2 Slop Bucket 4:30
B3 Nobility 4:50
B4 Blow Your Horn 3:34
B5 Red Beans & Rice 3:08

 

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