Walter Spriggs

Walter Spriggs (aka Wally Wilson, aka Ray Scott) was a doo wop / soul singer and songwriter. Where he got his musical instruction is not known, but he sang and played piano, guitar, bongos, and drums. Spriggs recorded several records for Apollo, Blue Lake & Atco from 1953-1957. He had been with the The 5 Echoes from Chicago and recorded "Lonely Mood" b/w "Baby Come Back to Me,"on Sabre 102 in September of 1953. Walter Spriggs sang lead on both songs. In 1955, Walter Spriggs join the The Kansas City Tomcats, a group comprised of several musicans with ties to Kansas City. In October of 1955 the group auditions for Jubilee Records and recorded two singles. In 1959 he adopted the "Ray Scott" moniker and waxed several more singles for Antler, Tri-Ess, Ray-Dee and Decca up until 1967.
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