Billy Butler (3)
NOTE: Not to be confused with Jerry Butler's brother Billy Butler, soul singer, songwriter, and also a guitarist
Born on 15.12.1925 in Philadelphia, PA
Died on 20.03.1991 in Teaneck, NJ
Co-wrote, with Bill Doggett, the 1956 hit "Honky Tonk".
Primarily a session musician, played on many Prestige and Atlantic dates in 1960s and 70s.
Frequently worked alongside Bernard Purdie, Jerry Jemmott, Cornell Dupree, Eric Gale, and Chuck Rainey.