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At the age of 9, already champion of several singing contests, he founded his own vocal group, the "Bossanovians". As a teenager he traveled to perform and, in 1968 he recorded his first single at Nashville, Tennessee's SSS International. He put out his next few singles on Birmingham-based Lolo Records. At the same time he was beginning to earn respect as a writer and producer. Chess Records producer Lenny Sachs gave him an opportunity to self-produce two singles on the… read more

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  • Great artist, check out Clarence Carter if you like, Patches especially (album + song)
  • A melodic genius; a giant of a man who, in his best moments, almost has the ability to give Soul a new musical meaning.
  • Lonely For You Baby. Sheer class. A Tr1xx top 100 Northern Soul track

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