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Clarence Carter

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Clarence Carter, Arthur Conley, Joe Tex, Sam & Dave: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, 31 January 1970

IT'S BEEN three years since a soul tour of such importance has been to Britain. Then, in the spring of 1967, it was Otis Redding ...

Clarence Carter & Candi Staton: Clarence and Candi and Rick Hall

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 14 August 1970

WHEN WE heard the good news of Clarence Carter's impending marriage to his protege, Candi Staton, we felt we had to get in touch with ...

Clarence Carter: Am I A Bit Of A Fraud?

Interview by David Hughes, Disc and Music Echo, October 1970

CLARENCE CARTER is beginning to think perhaps he's a bit of a fraud! So many people are rushing out to buy his first British hit ...

Clarence Carter: 'Patches' An Ideal Album Track

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 6 November 1970

OWN UP, all those who didn't give Clarence Carter's 'Patches' even an outside chance of making the U.K. charts; let alone actually make the Top ...

Slippin' Away With Clarence Carter

Interview by Joel Selvin, Rolling Stone, 5 August 1971

SAN FRANCISCO – Clarence Carter leaves his Holiday Inn room on the arm of his road manager, who looks familiar. It's Rodgers Redding, and it's ...

Where Are They Now? Clarence Carter

Profile and Interview by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 11 September 1986

Hits: 'Slip Away', 'Too Weak to Fight', 'Patches' ...

Dr. Carter To You

Report and Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 18 June 1987

CLARENCE CARTER decided to challenge himself last year and hit the jackpot with the best-selling album of his career. ...

Clarence Carter: I Caught You Making Love: The ABC Years

Sleeve notes by Don Snowden, Ichiban Soul Classics//Sony Music, 1996

SELF-TAUGHT ON guitar, formally trained on piano, a gospel church-bred singer, Clarence Carter combined a bluesman's flair for storytelling with a frankly lusty take on ...

Deep Soul: How Muscle Shoals became music's most unlikely hit factory

Retrospective and Interview by Mick Brown, Daily Telegraph, October 2013

IN JANUARY 1967, a young singer named Aretha Franklin arrived in the small Alabama town of Muscle Shoals, her career hanging in the balance. ...


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