Billy Butler

Billy Butler

Real Name:
William Earl Butler
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NOTE: Not to be confused with jazz - soul guitarist Billy Butler (3)

Billy Butler (born June 7, 1945, Chicago, Illinois, USA - died April 1, 2015, Chicago, Illinois, USA) was an American R&B and soul vocalist, songwriter, guitarist and producer. He is the younger brother of Jerry Butler with whom he sometimes collaborated along with Curtis Mayfield. Mayfield supervised his first recording session at Okeh in May 1963. He was mainly active in the 1960's and 1970's. He founded the vocal groups Billy Butler & The Chanters, Billy Butler And The Enchanters, and Billy Butler And The Four Enchanters. In 1973, he released an album as a lead singer of Infinity (13), with fellow Chicago singers. In 1977, he released a solo album titled "Sugar Candy Lady". He is sometimes credited as Bill Butler, Billy Butler and W.E.Butler.
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Billy Butler Discography

Albums

OKM 12115 Billy Butler Right Track(LP, Mono) Okeh OKM 12115 US 1966 Sell This Version
Billy Butler & Infinity (13) Billy Butler & Infinity (13) - Hung Up On You (Album) Pride US 1973 Sell This Version
Billy Butler Sugar Candy Lady (Album) Curtom US 1977 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Billy Butler Help Yourself / Sweet Darling (Single) Brunswick US 1966 Sell This Version
Billy Butler (I've Got A Feeling) You're Gonna Be Sorry / (You Make Me Think) You Ain't Ready (Single) Okeh US 1966 Sell This Version
Billy Butler Right Track / Boston Monkey (Single) Okeh US 1966 Sell This Version
Billy Butler I'll Bet You Brunswick US 1967 Sell This Version
Billy Butler Thank You Baby / Burning Touch Of Love (Single) Brunswick US 1967 Sell This Version
Billy Butler Come Over To My Side / Love Grows Bitter Brunswick US 1967 Sell This Version
The Infinity* Featuring Billy Butler The Infinity* Featuring Billy Butler - That Ain’t Water That’s Pollution / Soulation (Single) Mercury US 1970 Sell This Version
45-103 Billy Butler & Infinity (13) Billy Butler & Infinity (13) - I Don't Want To Loose You / Free Yourself(7", Single) Memphis Records (4) 45-103 US 1971 Sell This Version
PR 1009 Billy Butler And Infinity (13) Billy Butler And Infinity (13) - Now You Know / (What Do You Do) When Your Baby's Gone(7", Promo) Pride PR 1009 US 1972 Sell This Version
Billy Butler And Infinity (13) Billy Butler And Infinity (13) - (What Do You Do) When Your Baby's Gone / Hung Up On You (Single) Pride US 1972 Sell This Version
PR 1035 Billy Butler & Infinity (13) Billy Butler & Infinity (13) - Dip, Dip, I've Got My Hands Full / Storm(7", Single, Promo) Pride PR 1035 US 1973 Sell This Version
K14589 Billy Butler & Infinity (13) Billy Butler & Infinity (13) - Dip, Dip, I've Got My Hands Full / Storm(7", Single, Promo) MGM Records K14589 US 1973 Sell This Version
CMS 0120 Billy Butler She's Got Me Singing / Feel The Magic(7", Single, Promo) Curtom CMS 0120 US 1976 Sell This Version
POW 001 Walter Jackson, Billy Butler Walter Jackson, Billy Butler - Where Have All The Flowers Gone / I Can't Work No Longer (7", Single) Soul Power POW 001 UK Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

MAR 015 Billy Butler The Very Best Of and more......(CD, Comp) Marginal Records MAR 015 Belgium 1995 Sell This Version
WESM 581 Billy Butler / Major Lance / Otis Leavill Billy Butler / Major Lance / Otis Leavill - The Class Of Mayfield High(CD, Comp, RM) Westside WESM 581 UK 1999 Sell This Version
CDKEND 280 Billy Butler The Right Tracks The Complete Okeh Recordings 1963-1966(CD, Comp, RM) Kent Soul CDKEND 280 UK 2007 Sell This Version