William Patton "Bill" Black, Jr. (September 17, 1926 – October 21, 1965) was an American musician who is noted as one of the pioneers of rockabilly music. Black was the bassist in Elvis Presley's early trio and the leader of Bill Black's Combo.
... William "Bill" Black (Born 1950 in Halifax, Nova Scotia) is a businessman and a politician from Nova Scotia ... Black graduated from Dalhousie University with two degrees at age 19, and then went on to complete his professional training in 1974 ... William Anderson Black, in 1922 ...
... He was an original member of Bill Black's Combo, which had several instrumental hits in the U.S ... In February 1964, the Beatles requested that the Bill Black Combo open for them during their first U.S ... After the death of leader Bill Black (Elvis Presley's original bass player) in October 1965, Young concentrated on being a staff musician at Hi Studio in Memphis until 1967 ...
... Bill Black's Combo cut more than 20 albums, toured the United States and Europe and won awards as the best instrumental group in America in 1966 and 1967 ... Black's main stand-up bass is today owned by ex-Beatle Paul McCartney, who received the instrument as a birthday present from his late wife Linda McCartney in the late 1970s ... In 2005, Clay Steakley portrayed Black in the Elvis Presley biopic miniseries Elvis ...
... Bill Black (1926–1965) was an American musician ... Bill Black may also refer to Bill Black (politician) (born 1950), Canadian insurance industry executive and politician Billy Black (character), a character in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series Bill Black (co ...
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