Wade Donald is understood to be Wade Donald Jnr, a soul singer based in New York, but no other information is currently available. His recording of “Loving you every day” was released in the UK on Sue LP ILP 943 “Dr. Soul” and was licensed from Empire City Records, USA, who only released two singles.
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“My baby now” by Ike and Tina Turner was released in the UK on Sue WI 350 in November 1964.
Tarheel Slim’s real name is Alden “Allen” Bunn and he was originally a member of a vocal group called The Larks. Little Ann is his wife, Anna Sanford. This record was licenced from the Enjoy label and is understood to have been recorded in or around 1958.
Did not chart.
Rukusjuice | 14501
Updated 12 October 2017
O V Wright was born on October 9, 1939 and died on November 16, 1980 and is one of the most important southern soul singers. What about you was issued on UK Sue WI 4043.
“What about you” R&B No 46, 1967
O V Wright | Public domain | 14581
Updated 11 October 2017
“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.
Gene Chandler | Amazon | 17089
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
Johnny Moore LP cover | 45 Cat | johnnydarrow.jpg
Singer John Alfred “Johnny” Moore aka Johnny Darrow was born on December 14, 1934 and died on December 30, 1998. He is most famous for being a lead singer with long running vocal group The Drifters, joining them in the 1950s, and sings on many of their 1960s and 1970s hits. That’s him singing on “Under the boardwalk” with The Drifters, probably his most famous recording.
His career with The Drifters was interrupted by National Service in the late 50s. After he completed national service he recorded solo under the name of Johnny Darrow until he was invited to rejoin The Drifters in 1964. From 1970 he was based in London, where he died.
“Don’t start me talking” was released on Sue music cassette “Maximum R&B” Ensign ENSUC 3. It also appears on the London label LP “The Sue Story” London HAC 8239.
Johnny Moore obituary
Created 20 September 2016
“All I need is your love” by Barbara Lynn was released on Sue UK LP ILP 949 “The Barbara Lynn story”.
Did not chart.
Updated 14 October 2016