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Wright became a journeyman soul singer who largely sang Pinback Autumn Of The Seraphs, though he occasionally wrote original Skip James Greatest Of The Delta Blues Singers. In the early '70s, he recorded an album, Lack of Education, which he released on his own Hotel Records label; while Wright wrote the title tune, the rest of the album was devoted to material popularized by other artists.
Wright also released one tune from the album as Willie Wright Africa Right On For Darkness single, a cover of Curtis Mayfield 's "Right on for the Darkness," backed with his own composition, "Africa. He ended up staying after the summer season was over, and with fewer jobs and time on his hands, he began writing more songs. Inhe traveled to New York City to record his second album, using much of the material he'd penned in the winter of and The album, Telling the Truth, was a deeply personal set that delved Robbie Basho Visions Of The Country Wright's attitudes about his life, his relationships with women, and the children he'd fathered but left behind.
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Streams Videos All Posts. Born July 7, in Bayland, MS. Wright then began performing as a solo singer and songwriter in clubs in Greenwich Villageand also played flute with The Three Degrees. Willie Wright Africa Right On For Darkness moved to Boston, Massachusettswhere he continued to sing in clubs, setting up his own label, Hotel Records, inand releasing a single. In the early s, he released his first album, Lack of Educationwhich mostly contained cover versions of other musicians' songs, including Curtis Mayfield 's "Right On For The Darkness".
He decided to move there, and started to write more songs. The album was described by Allmusic as "a deeply personal set that delved into Wright's attitudes about his life, his relationships with women, and the children he'd fathered but left behind", and featured "spare, intimate arrangements
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