James Carr – You don’t want me


Singer James Carr was born on June 13, 1942 and died on January 7, 2001. His first singing was with gospel choirs, and he was working in a factory when he signed with Goldwax records in the mid-1960s. He had a string of successful recordings for Goldwax. Carr suffered from bipolar disorder which affected his career. He froze on stage in 1970 on a Japanese tour, due to an overdose of antidepressants. He died of lung cancer in a Memphis nursing home, age 58.

“You don’t want me” was released on UK Sue LP ILP 943 – Dr Soul.


James Carr | 16130su

Did not chart.

Updated 13 October 2016