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Arthur Prysock

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: January 2, 1929 | Died: June 21, 1997    

Arthur Prysock

During his prolific 43-year recording career, romantic crooner Arthur Prysock was heard primarily in the company of big bands or string sections. On his nearly 60 albums, mostly for the Old Town label, Prysock found his deep, velvety tones cushioned with violins or brass. His tender music has been a staple of jazz radio in the wee hours of the morning, and of cheek-to-cheek dancing in smoke-filled cocktail lounges.

Arthur Prysock, Jr. was born in South Carolina and raised on a farm in North Carolina. Leaving home at age 16, he landed a job with an aircraft company in Hartford, Connecticut, which lasted until the firm found out he was underage. He then found a job as a cook and, at night, sang with a band around Hartford. “I became the biggest thing up there in a year’s time,” he recalls....
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  • Arthur Prysock

    Audible Hiss
    1989
  • This Guy's In Love With You

    Audible Hiss
    1987
  • A Rockin' Good Way

    Audible Hiss
    1985
  • At His Very Best - Silk And Satin

    Audible Hiss
    1977
  • When Love Is New / All I Need Is You Tonight

    Audible Hiss
    1976
  • Love Makes It Right

    Audible Hiss
    1974
  • Fly My Love

    Audible Hiss
    1970
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