Carl McVoyCarl (* 1931) had been to New York City with his father, who had been a minister there. Carl got hooked on boogie-woogie while in New York, which he subsequently brought back to Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Jerry Lee Lewis would visit his older cousin and get him to show him things on the piano.
Plucked from the construction industry by Ray Harris, Carl recorded "You Are My Sunshine" at Sun Records, which was the single that launched Hi Records. He recorded a number of other sides at Sun in 1957 and 1958, most of which have remained unissued.
He subsequently went back to Hi Records as a pianist with The Bill Black Combo, but quit in the mid-1960s and returned to the construction industry forming his own company Carmack Construction. He died in 1992.
That Wonderful Feeling
Hi Records HL 12004
recorded January 1961 in Memphis, TN/USA
Bill Black, bass
Johnny Cannon, sax
Hank Hankins, guitar
Carl McVoy, organ, piano
Jerry Arnold, drums
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