Bill Deaton, Raleigh gadfly and record collector, amassed an estimated 10,000 vinyl albums and as many compact discs in his life, dishing musical knowledge on groups as varied as Shep and the Limelites to Dog Faced Hermans. He died last week at 72.
Bill Deaton, Raleigh gadfly and record collector, amassed an estimated 10,000 vinyl albums and as many compact discs in his life, dishing musical knowledge on groups as varied as Shep and the Limelites to Dog Faced Hermans. He died last week at 72. Courtesy of Corey Raines
Bill Deaton, Raleigh gadfly and record collector, amassed an estimated 10,000 vinyl albums and as many compact discs in his life, dishing musical knowledge on groups as varied as Shep and the Limelites to Dog Faced Hermans. He died last week at 72. Courtesy of Corey Raines

Shaffer: RIP ‘Wild Bill’ Deaton, Raleigh music addict with 10,000 records

February 14, 2016 6:40 PM

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