Nappy Brown

po_Brown-NappyNapoleon Brown Goodson Culp (October 12, 1929 – September 20, 2008) better known by his stage name Nappy Brown, was an American R&B singer.

Brown’s hits include the 1955 Billboard chart #2, “Don’t Be Angry” and “Night Time Is the Right Time”. His style is instantly recognizable; Brown used a wide vibrato, melisma, and distinctive extra syllables, in particular, “li-li-li-li-li.”