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