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In Memoriam: Little Willie John

Bill Millar, Soul Music, 22 June 1968

"Walla Walla, Washington: Willie John, co-writer of ‘Fever’, popularised by Peggy Lee, died Sunday (26) at the Washington State Penitentiary where he had been imprisoned since 1966 on a manslaughter charge. He was 30 years old. John, better known as the recording industry as Little Willie John, is survived by his widow and two sons in Detroit."

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