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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…

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  • Great new albu, as a [artist]The James Hunter Six[/artist] Minute by minute: http://soundcloud.com/fantasylabelgroup/sets/the-james-hunter-six/
  • He sounds like a cross between Sam Cooke & Charlie Rich
  • If you like James Hunter, you might be interested in joining the [url=http://www.lastfm.fr/group/Retro+Soul]Retro Soul[/url] group. Everybody’s welcome! Please enjoy your stay. (PS: sorry for the spam)
  • Saw him at Evolution yesterday! Bloody brilliant and the only positive thing from a terrible festival. Cheers James!
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  • I don't think I would've ever found out about this man if I hadn't searched "ain't nothing you can do" on wikipedia. Loving his People gonna Talk album
  • Catch James Hunter in the spectactular one-off event 'Songs In The Key of London' at the Barbican centre on Tues 9 March- click here for more details! http://www.barbican.org.uk/music/event-detail.asp?ID=9950
  • Saw James Hunter at the Manchester Academy last year - great live performer.
  • Saw him in Lodon and it was one of the best shows I've ever seen, I had been waiting so long and it was totally worth the wait.

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