Cozy Corley

Bo-Bo 8669 – I Need True Love/ I Need A Woman

Eddie “Cozy” Corley was based in Hattiesburg Mississippi and around 1965 fell in with Hines for two releases.  One was a 45 by his wife Carolyn Faye which was released on Reginald and the other was this 45 released on Bo-Bo.  Hines appears to have got the titles of the songs confused on the labels of both 45s.  Corley’s “I Need A Woman” is likely supposed to be titled “That’s All I Need Baby” while Faye’s “That’s All I Need Baby” is more likely to be “Come On Home To Me” or something else.  These releases predate Corley’s Cozy & Malaco sides.  As a bandleader of the Blue Gardenia Band, Corley has had a long career playing all over Mississippi and beyond.  He has backed up many great artists and appears to be still going strong, now based out of Gulfport Mississippi.

Cozy Corley Band at Reverb Nation

Cozy Corley Mississippi Music Man

Cozy Corley Myspace

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