Related Information for James Hunter Hunter is a British blue-eyed soul singer whose smokey mellifluous voice has been compared to his influences like Sam Cooke, Georgie Fame and Jackie Wilson.Hunter began his roots music career in the 1980s under the name Howlin' Wilf. His later solo recordings feature rhythm and blues in the style of the 1950s and 60's, pitched between R&B, early rock and roll, and early soul.His 1994 solo debut, Believe What I Say, had guest appearances by Doris Troy and Van Morrison, and Hunter ap.. read more