Wally Whyton

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by Wally Whyton

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23 September 1929, London, England, d. 22 January 1997, London, England. Broadcaster and singer Wally Whyton enjoyed a fascinating and varied professional career after initially training as a commercial artist. However, after socializing with Lionel Bart and his first exposure to the jazz records of Louis Armstrong and Bessie Smith, Whyton soon developed ambitions to become a singer. He subsequently formed a skiffle band, the Vipers, with himself on vocals and fellow members Johnny Martyn, Jean... Read more

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