William Sanford Perry, (born in Goshen, New York
) on December 25, 1957, was an American
blues musician. The guitarist, songwriter and singer toured throughout the U.S. and Europe. In the 1980s, he was the main guitarist for Richie Havens
. He also toured with Garth Hudson
and Levon Helm
around the same time.
In 1995, he was signed for an unprecedented five-album deal with the Pointblank/Virgin label.
He died in Sugar Loaf, New York on July 17, 2007, at the age of 48.
He is survived by a son Aaron and a large family.
- Love Scars (Pointblank, 1994)
- Greycourtlighting (Virgin, 1998)
- Fire It Up (Blind Pig, 2001)
- Crazy Kind of Life (Blind Pig, 2002)
- Raw Deal (Blind Pig, 2004)