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Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Williams (May 10, 1935 – January 7, 1980) was an American rhythm and blues and rock and roll singer, songwriter, producer, and pianist from New Orleans, Louisiana. Williams is best known for writing and recording some rock and roll classics from 1957 to 1959 for Specialty Records, including "Bony Moronie", "Short Fat Fannie", "High School Dance" (1957), "Slow Down", "Dizzy Miss Lizzy" (1958), "Bad Boy" and "She Said Yeah" (1959), which were later covered by British Invasion groups and other artists.John Lennon, in particular, was a fan of Williams, recording several of his songs over the course of his career. "Bony Moronie" is listed as one of the Top 500 songs that shaped Rock and Roll.

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Many Faces of Chuck Berry [2017]

Many Faces of Chuck Berry
SongDuration
Slow Down2:45

Tribute to Motörhead [2016]

Tribute to Motörhead
SongDuration
Slow Down2:46

I Just Love Truckin' [2015]

I Just Love Truckin'
SongDuration
Bad Boy2:18

Slow Down [2015]

Slow Down
SongDuration
Slow Down 
Dizzy Miss Lizzy 

101 Hits of the 50's [2013]

101 Hits of the 50's
SongDuration
Bony Moronie2:43

50 Rockin' Hits, Vol. 44 [2013]

50 Rockin' Hits, Vol. 44
SongDuration
Bad Boy2:16

50 Rockin' Hits, Vol. 84 [2013]

50 Rockin' Hits, Vol. 84
SongDuration
Slow Down2:42

Early R and B, Vol. 3 [2013]

Early R and B, Vol. 3
SongDuration
Bad Boy2:19

Jim Jam Gems, Vol. 1 [2013]

Jim Jam Gems, Vol. 1
SongDuration
Bad Boy 

Inspiring the Beatles [2012]

Inspiring the Beatles
SongDuration
Slow Down2:46

Rip It Up [Cherished] [2012]

Rip It Up [Cherished]
SongDuration
Slow Down2:46

Backline, Vol. 60 [2009]

Backline, Vol. 60
SongDuration
Just Because 

The Roots of AC/DC [2009]

The Roots of AC/DC
SongDuration
Slow Down2:42

Rock 'n' Roll No. 1 [2008]

Rock 'n' Roll No. 1
SongDuration
Bony Maronie3:04

World of Brazil [2005]

World of Brazil
SongDuration
Asa5:21

The British Invasion Box [2004]

The British Invasion Box
SongDuration
Slow Down2:45

Good Morning Bluesman [2003]

Good Morning Bluesman
SongDuration
Bony Moronie3:05

Good Old Rock and Roll [2000]

Good Old Rock and Roll
SongDuration
Bony Maronie2:44

Super Hits of 1957 [2000]

Super Hits of 1957
SongDuration
Bony Maronie2:41

Jiving Jamboree, Vol. 2 [1999]

Jiving Jamboree, Vol. 2
SongDuration
Slow Down2:46

Fabulous Flips, Vol. 2 [1995]

Fabulous Flips, Vol. 2
SongDuration
Bad Boy2:19

Teenage Rock'n Roll Party [1995]

Teenage Rock'n Roll Party
SongDuration
Slow Down2:43

Radio Gold, Vol. 2 [1994]

Radio Gold, Vol. 2
SongDuration
Bony Moronie3:04

The Specialty Story [1994]

The Specialty Story
SongDuration
Slow Down2:44

Fabulous Flips [1993]

Fabulous Flips
SongDuration
Slow Down2:46

Rock N Roll 1957 [1993]

Rock N Roll 1957
SongDuration
Short Fat Fannie2:20

Radio Gold [Ace] [1992]

Radio Gold [Ace]
SongDuration
Dizzy Miss Lizzy2:13

Collection [1991]

Collection
SongDuration
Asa5:23

Cruisin' Years [1988]

Cruisin' Years
SongDuration
Bony Moronie6:09

Rockin' Fifties [1988]

Rockin' Fifties
SongDuration
Bony Maronie3:07

Greatest Hits 1956 [1987]

Greatest Hits 1956
SongDuration
Short Fat Fannie2:22

Greatest Hits 1959 [1987]

Greatest Hits 1959
SongDuration
Dizzy Miss Lizzy2:10

Cruisin' 1956-1957 [1986]

Cruisin' 1956-1957
SongDuration
Bony Moronie2:40

Cruisin' 1957 [1986]

Cruisin' 1957
SongDuration
Bony Moronie3:16

Greatest Hits 1957 [1986]

Greatest Hits 1957
SongDuration
Bony Maronie2:45

Alan Freed's Top 15 [1962]

Alan Freed's Top 15
SongDuration
Bony Maronie 

Unknown Album

Unknown Album
SongDuration
Short Fat Fannie 
Bony Moronie 
Dizzy Miss Lizzy2:13

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