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Jerry Butler

Jerry Butler

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Jerry Butler and Allen Toussaint: The Spice Of Life

Profile by Roger St. Pierre, New Musical Express, 7 October 1972

IT'S NOT so long since soul albums were merely collections of singles, plus a few make-weight tracks. ...

Night Affair with Jerry Butler

Interview by Phil Symes, Disc, 4 November 1972

"THE CONCEPT of my album was to capture variety in a record. 'One Night Affair' deals with the feeling I think all men have at ...

Jerry Butler: Everything's Copa-setic

Report and Interview by Wayne Robins, Creem, April 1973

GOING TO see Jerry Butler at the Copa is in some ways like watching Valentino hump a corpse. Merely being at the Copa is a ...

The Iceman Talking: The Life And Times Of Jerry Butler

Interview by Norman Jopling, Cream, June 1973

BUTLER'S MUSIC Workshop is upstairs in a tatty warehouse building in Chicago's South Side, very near Chinatown and uncomfortably near Lake Michigan so it gets ...

Jerry Butler: Power Of Love (Mercury)

Review by John Swenson, Zoo World, 9 May 1974

JERRY BUTLER is unquestionably the King of Chicago-style cool R&B (the name Ice Man didn't come for nothing – at a time when Pickett epitomized ...

Rappin' With Johnny Bristol

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 8 October 1974

THOUGH JOHNNY Bristol has been involved with recording success for years now, his past track record stems from his career as a record producer. But ...

Jerry Butler: The Iceman Cometh, Yet Again

Profile and Interview by Roger St. Pierre, Black Echoes, 24 July 1976

IT WAS deejay George Wood who originally tagged Jerry Butler "The Iceman" because of his on-stage cool and it's still an especially appropriate nickname, not ...

Jerry Butler: The Ice Man cometh

Interview by Robin Katz, Record Mirror, 13 November 1976

JERRY BUTLER, throughout his career, has consistently sung with a mollasses smooth voice that's deep, sensitive and sincere. ...

Soul Survivors

Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, 12 February 1977

Bobby Womack: Home Is Where The Heart Is (CBS)Jerry Butler: Suite For The Single Girl (Motown) ...

Jerry Butler: The Return The Ice Man

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 19 July 1977

There were those who felt Jerry Butler might fade into obscurity. But, you can't keep a good man down and he's back with a vengeance...a ...

Jerry Butler: The Ice Man Returneth Home

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 7 November 1978

Jerry talks to B&S about his reunion with Gamble and Huff and his plans for the future... ...

Curtis Mayfield, Jerry Butler & The Impressions: Greek Theatre, Los Angeles

Live Review by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 16 July 1983

FEW THINGS in this amorphous and inchoate universe are so perfect as ‘I’m So Proud’ or ‘Woman’s Got Soul’ – or very nearly any of ...

Jerry Butler: The Ice Man Cometh

Interview by Simon Witter, New Musical Express, 11 October 1986

JERRY BUTLER – Chicago crooner, beer businessman and local politician – meets cool SIMON WITTER ...

OKeh Records

Retrospective by Bill Brewster,, 2001

CHICAGO SOUL MUSIC, that weird conflation of gospel, rhythm and blues, latin rhythms and bass-heavy horn riffing, was somewhat overshadowed by its more well-known brothers ...

Jerry Butler: The Ice Man Cometh/Ice On Ice

Sleeve notes by Gene Sculatti, Collectors Choice Music, November 2006

As well as being two classic albums of '60s pop-soul, The Ice Man Cometh and Ice on Ice comprise a tale of two cities – ...

see also Billy Butler


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