James Carr (June 13, 1942 – January 7, 2001), was an American rhythm and blues and soul singer.
Born to a Baptist preacher's family in Coahoma, Mississippi, Carr began singing in church and was performing in gospel groups and making tables on an assembly line in Memphis, Tennessee, when he began recording in the mid-1960s for Goldwax Records, a small Memphis based independent record label.
Carr first made the R&B charts in 1966 with "You've Got My Mind Messed Up", followed by his most famous song "The Dark End of the Street", written by Dan Penn and Chips Moman. Carr continued to record for Goldwax until the label closed in 1969 but failed to reach the same heights with his subsequent releases.
Carr suffered from bipolar disorder for most of his life which affected his career. This was evident during a tour of Japan in the 1970s when he froze in front of an audience following an overdose of antidepressants. However he completed the Japan tour with muchЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Lover's Competition / I Can't Make It [1964, сингл]
- You Don't Want Me / Only Fools Run Away [1964, сингл]
- She's Better Than You / Talk Talk [1965, сингл]
- Love Attack / Coming Back to Me Baby [1966, сингл]
- Pouring Water on a Drowning Man / Forgetting You [1966, сингл]
- You Got My Mind Messed Up [1966, альбом]
- You've Got My Mind Messed Up / That's What I Want to Know [1966, сингл]
- I'm a Fool for You / Gonna Send You Back to Georgia [1967, сингл]
- Let It Happen / A Losing Game [1967, сингл]
- The Dark End of the Street / Lovable Girl [1967, сингл]
- A Man Needs a Woman [1968, альбом]
- A Man Needs a Woman / Stronger Than Love [1968, сингл]
- Everybody Needs Somebody / Row Row Your Boat [1969, сингл]
- That's the Way Love Turned Out for Me / Freedom Train [1969, сингл]
- To Love Somebody / These Ain't Raindrops [1969, сингл]
- Hold On / I'll Put to You [1971, сингл]
- Bring Her Back / Let Me Be Right [1977, сингл]
- Soul Survivor / Gonna Marry My Mother in Law [1990, сингл]
- The Essential James Carr [14.03.1995, сборник]
- The Complete Goldwax Singles [2001, сборник]
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