Bill Taylor (5)
Born Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1932. Left high school 1949 and traveled to Memphis to work in music. He was influenced by Bunny Berigan, Bobby Hackett and Dizzy Gillespie and by the country music that surrounded him.
Joined Clyde Leoppard in 1950 and had one recording released on Flip in 1955. Taylor decided to leave Memphis in 55 to go and play with Bob Wills. In the late 1950's Taylor also made some rock n roll recordings under the name William "Tell" Taylor for Flame Records.
Taylor returned to Memphis 1961 and joined Jerry Lee Lewis as musical arranger and trumpeter. He also became a songwriter for Lewis and others.
As well as William Tell Taylor, Taylor also recorded as "Wild" Bill Taylor for the legendary Texas label, D Records.
Singles & EPs
|FA-502||"Wild" Bill Taylor* / Bill Denning||"Wild" Bill Taylor* / Bill Denning - Little Jewell / Study Hall Romance (7", Single)||Fame (9)||FA-502||US||1957||Sell This Version|
|1051||William Tell Taylor*||I Love Only You / I Like It (7", Single)||D (2)||1051||US||1959||Sell This Version|
|1105||William Tell Taylor*||Angel Of Love / Love Is Everywhere (7")||D (2)||1105||US||1959||Sell This Version|
|1080||William Tell Taylor* With Jimmy Heap And The Melody Masters||William Tell Taylor* With Jimmy Heap And The Melody Masters - Uh Huh (7", Single)||D (2)||1080||US||1959||Sell This Version|