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There are multiple artists called Jerry Butler:

1) Jerry Butler, Jr. (born December 8, 1939 in Sunflower, Mississippi) is an American soul singer also known as “The Ice Man” because of his cool demeanour while singing often intensely emotional lyrics.

Butler was dubbed the “Iceman” by a Philadelphia disc jockey while performing in a Philadelphia theater. However, Butler achieved what eluded many earlier Doo Wop groups during the 1950s and 1960s — longevity. Butler’s solo career had a string of hits, including “He Will Break Your Heart,” “Moon River,” “Make It Easy On Yourself,” “Let It Be Me” (the Everly Brothers classic re-done as a duet with Betty Everett), “Brand New Me,” “Ain’t Understanding Mellow,” (duet with Brenda Lee Eager), and “Never Gonna Give You Up,” followed by two hugely successful albums The Iceman Cometh in 1968 and Ice On Ice in 1970. The Iceman Cometh garnered Butler three Grammy nominations. Jerry Butler further made recordings for Philadelphia International Records in the 80’s. His most noted song for the label was “Cooling Out”


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  • zhelnerovich

    @CBNetRadio: He's still alive, you know

    4 May 8:39pm Reply
  • JazzeJazze

    Still one of the best EVER!

    4 Aug 2014 Reply
  • CBNetRadio

    Jerry Butler was still another soul singer who recorded many of the greatest soul hits of all time.

    11 Feb 2014 Reply
  • iwalkedpast

    "just because i really love you"

    4 Jun 2013 Reply
  • SoulOfTheCity

    One Of The Greatest Soul Artists Ever!!

    1 Aug 2012 Reply
  • rocmaven

    Jerry Butler, Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee, headlines Watseka Theatre Watseka Illinois on Fathers Day Weekend, Saturday June 16, 2012. One of the Greatest RnB Singer / Songwriters of all time! Host of PBS TV Music Specials, “Doo Wop 50″, “Doo Wop 51″, “Rock Rhythm & Doo Wop” & “Soul Spectacular: 40 Years of RnB”. This Living Legends Million Selling Hit Songs include; “For Your Precious Love”, “Only The Strong Survive”, “He Will Break Your Heart”, “Moon River”, “Never Give You Up”, “Make It Easy On Yourself’, “Let It Be Me”, “Hey Western Union Man” and countless more! Watseka Theatre is a beautiful 1931 art deco venue located 92 miles south of Chicago. It features a great restaurant and full bar. Doors Open 5pm and Showtime is 6pm. Tickets are on sale now $38.00- $53.00 at theatre , by phone (815) 993-6585 or online

    16 Apr 2012 Reply
  • Baader-Meinh0F

    Never gonna give you up

    8 Apr 2011 Reply
  • Rapture5212011

    very cool & talented performer/entertainer/singer from the 'baby boomer' generation whose great hits are still entertaining today via the digital revolution of the internet. God bless~!

    25 Sep 2010 Reply
  • Watts13

    I Need To Belong (To Someone) is heart-achingly gorgeous.

    19 Sep 2010 Reply
  • moras85

    where the hack is "whatever goes around" !!!!!

    26 Aug 2010 Reply
  • AfroJones42

    "Never Gonna Give You Up"

    3 Aug 2010 Reply
  • rtelles1

    OMG. What a voice. Wow.

    10 Jun 2010 Reply
  • MrStyle

    Jerry Butler as an artist is the top man. As a politician he sucks and I hope the voters sit you out on your ass. Got to love the music though! No denying that.

    24 Jan 2010 Reply
  • mrshankly_

    he has an amazing voice

    21 Jan 2010 Reply
  • danilofloydiano

    bela voz.

    28 Dec 2009 Reply
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    2 Nov 2009 Reply
  • tabsinth

    I stand accused of adding a couple more photos of Mr Butler, and would be very grateful if you all checked them out and voted.

    11 Jul 2009 Reply
  • PandaGetSad

    i LOVE it!!!! :-)

    8 Mar 2009 Reply
  • deadhippie61

    suite for the single girl = GOLD

    22 Dec 2008 Reply
  • kepler789-982

    I cry when I listen and remember

    10 Dec 2008 Reply
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