Ronald Wycherley, 17 April 1940, Dingle, Liverpool, England, d. 28 January 1983, London, England. An impromptu audition in a Birkenhead dressing room resulted in Wycherley joining Larry Parnes management stable. The entrepreneur provided the suitably enigmatic stage name, and added the aspirant to the bill of a current package tour. Fury enjoyed a UK Top 20 hit with his debut single, Maybe Tomorrow, in 1959 and the following year completed The Sound Of Fury, which consisted entirely of the artists own songs. Probably Britains finest example of the rockabilly genre, it owed much of its authenticity to sterling support from guitarist Joe Brown, while the Four Jays provided backing vocals. However, Fury found his greatest success with a series of dramatic ballads which, in suggesting a vulnerability, enhanced the singers undoubted sex appeal. His stylish good looks complemented a vocal prowess blossoming in 1961 with a cover version...
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