R. B. Greaves

R. B. Greaves

About R. B. Greaves

R.B. Greaves (born Ronald Bertram Aloysius Greaves III, on 28 November 1944 in Georgetown, Guyana). is a singer of African and Seminole descent whose 1969 ska-flavoured soul song, "Take A Letter Maria," went to #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States. A nephew of Sam Cooke, he grew up on an Indian reservation, but moved to England in 1963. Greaves had built a career both in the Caribbean and in Great Britain, where he performed under the name Sonny Childs with his group The TNTs. Read more on Last.fm

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