NOTE: Not to be confused with jazz - soul guitarist Billy Butler (3)
Born in 7th June 1945, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
Died in 1st April 2015, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
Younger brother of Jerry Butler, with whom he sometimes collaborated along with Curtis Mayfield.
Mayfield supervised his first session at OKeh in May 1963
Mainly active in the 60's & 70's.
Sometimes credited as Bill Butler, Billy Butler and W.E.Butler. Founded vocal groups Billy Butler And 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 one solo album "Sugar Candy Lady".
Billy Butler Discography
- 8 Instruments & Performance
- 154 Writing & Arrangement
- 1 Featuring & Presenting
- 19 Production