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Gene Chandler

Gene Chandler (born Eugene Drake Dixon on July 6, 1937) is an American singer, songwriter, music producer and record label executive. Nicknamed "The Duke of Earl" or simply "The Duke", he is best known for his most successful songs "Duke of Earl" and "Groovy Situation" and his association with The Dukays, the Impressions and Curtis Mayfield.

Chandler 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 also one of a just a few singers to achieve chart successes spanning the doo-wop, rhythm and blues, soul, and disco musical eras, with some Top 40 pop and R&B chart hits between 1961 and 1986. Chandler was inducted as a performer into the Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame on August 24, 2014. In 2016, he became a "Double Inductee" into the R&B Hall of Fame, having received a Special Induction as an R&B Music Pioneer.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 6th, 1937 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1966 - 1969

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 84 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 118395 1/26/1967 Baby that's love Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118396 1/26/1967 You can't hurt me no more Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118397 1/26/1967 Nothing can stop me Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118398 1/26/1967 No one can love you (like I do) Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118399 1/26/1967 Good times Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118400 1/26/1967 Here come the tears Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118401 1/26/1967 Bet you never thought Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118402 1/26/1967 Buddy ain't it a shame Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118403 1/26/1967 (I'm just a) Fool for you Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118404 between 1963 and 1966 Wish you were here Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118405 between 1963 and 1966 From day to day Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118406 between 1963 and 1966 Pretty little girl Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118407 between 1963 and 1966 London town Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118408 between 1963 and 1966 You left me Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118409 between 1963 and 1966 A little like lovin' Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118410 between 1963 and 1966 Miracle after miracle Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118411 between 1963 and 1966 Soul hootenanny, part 2 Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118412 between 1963 and 1966 A song called soul Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118413 between 1963 and 1966 If you can't be true Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118414 between 1963 and 1966 Everybody let's dance Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118415 between 1963 and 1966 Just let it be Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118416 between 1963 and 1966 The big lie Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118417 between 1963 and 1966 Monkey time Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118418 between 1963 and 1966 Ain't no use Gene Chandler vocalist  
Decca 118419 between 1963 and 1966 A song called soul (remake) Gene Chandler vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 84 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Chandler, Gene," accessed January 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308033.

Chandler, Gene. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308033.

"Chandler, Gene." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308033

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