I would like to apologise for a delay in dealing with some correspondence and corrections which have been received while I have been concentrating on updating the Chess Records website. Thank you to everyone for their help in adding information and identifying errors.
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“Rainbow” by Gene Chandler was released in the UK on Sue LP ILP 934 “Soul 66”.
Thank you to Mike Atherton for his help in correcting this track listing.
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American singer, songwriter, talent scout, music producer and record label executive Eugene Drake Dixon, known as “Gene Chandler” or “The Duke of Earl” was born on July 6, 1937 and is nicknamed “The Duke of Earl” or simply “The Duke”.
Gene is a Grammy Hall Of Fame inductee and a winner of both the National Association of Television and Radio Announcers’ (NATRA) “Producer of the Year” Award and the Rhythm and Blues Foundation’s Pioneer Award.
He is one of the few artistes to have enjoyed success spanning the doo-wop, rhythm and blues, soul, and disco musical eras, with some 40 Pop and R&B chart hits between 1961 and 1986. On August 24, 2014, Chandler was inducted into the Official Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame.
“Rainbow” was released in 1962 and reached US Pop No 47 and R&B No 11.
Data record created 14 May 2017