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Roy Hamilton

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Leesburg, Georgia, USA
Roy Hamilton was born in Leesburg, Georgia, on April 16, 1929. His family moved to Jersey City, NJ, in 1943. He was an experienced gospel singer and one-time Golden Gloves boxer. He specialized in a mixture of pop, show and R&B tunes. He was signed by Columbia Records in 1953 after being discovered in a local club. He later signed with Columbia's subsidiary Epic Records. He had huge charted success with his first single "You'll Never Walk Alone". Read more...