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Eddie Floyd

Eddie Floyd
Born: Jun 25, 1937 in Montgomery, AL
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Genre: R&B
Biography: Soul singer/songwriter Eddie Floyd scored one of the defining hits of the Memphis soul sound with "Knock on Wood," a number one R&B smash that typified the Stax house style at its grittiest. Floyd was born in Montgomery, AL, in 1935, but grew up in Detroit, where his uncle Robert West owned a couple ...Read full biography
Rare Stamps
Released: 1969
Label: Stax
Critics' Rating:
The finest album Eddie Floyd ever made for Stax, this late-'60s gem included both "I've Never Found a Girl" and "Knock on Wood," his two most magnificent hits and two Southern soul anthems. Floyd was never ...Read full review
Looking Back
Released: 1968
Label: Ember/TKO Magnum
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Eight sides (the credits list seven, but it's eight -- the slow ballad "When You're In Love" was left off the label) cut by Eddie Floyd for his uncle Robert West's LuPine Records, in between the breakup ...Read full review
More Eddie Floyd albums: Main Albums (16), Compilations (26)