Clarence Carter (born January 14 1936, Montgomery, Alabama) is a soul singer and musician.
Carter attended the Alabama School for the Blind in Talladega, Alabama, and Alabama State College in Montgomery, graduating in August 1960 with a Bachelor of Science degree in music. His professional music career began with friend Calvin Scott, signing to the Fairlane Records label to release "I Wanna Dance But I Don't Know How" the following year. After the 1962 release of "I Don't Know (School Girl)," Carter and Scott left Fairlane Records for Duke Records, renaming themselves the CL Boys for their label debut, "Hey." In all, the duo cut four Duke singles, none of them generating more than a shrug at radio.
In 1965, they travelled to Rick Hall's FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals to record "Step by Step" and its flip side, "Rooster Knees and Rice."Atlantic Records took notice and released "Step by Step" on its Atco Records subsidiary, but it flopped. In 1966, Carter and...
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Track listing: Strokin'Trying to Sleep TonightMessin' With My MindI Was in the NeighborhoodDr. CCLove Me With a FeelingI'm Not Just Good, I'm the BestSlip AwayGrandpa Can't Fly His KiteI've Got a Think for YouI'm Between a Rock and a Hard PlaceStrokin'Kiss You All Over
Track listing: Do What You Gotta DoLooking for a FoxSlippin' AroundI'm QualifiedI Can't See MyselfWind It UpPart Time LoveThread the NeedleSlip AwayFunky FeverShe Ain't Gonna Do RightSet Me FreeBad NewsSnatching It BackSoul DeepI Smell a RatDoin' Our ThingYou Can't Miss What You Can't MeasureInstant ReactionMaking Love (At the Dark End of the Street)The Feeling Is RightBack Door SantaI Can't Do Without You
Track listing: Strokin'I Feel ItDr C.C.Watch Where You StrokeStill Strokin' (Priority One XXX)Still Strokin' (Priority One radio mix)Still Strokin' (Priority One instrumental)
Track listing: What Was I Supposed to Do?You're Messin' With My MindIf OnlyAnother Night With YouSlip Away AgainI'm So Tired of ExplainingI Was in the NeighborhoodI Couldn't Refuse
Track listing: I Like to ScrewThere Are Some VulturesDon't Stop PushingAnother NightIntroDr. C.C.Too Weak to FightPatchesSlip AwayLove Me With a FeelingStrokin'
Track listing: Step by StepI Stayed Away Too LongTell DaddyLooking for a FoxI Can't See MyselfThe Road of LoveSlip AwayBack Door SantaThat Old Time FeelingToo Weak to FightI'd Rather Go BlindMaking Love (At the Dark End of the Street)Snatching It BackSoul DeepI Smell a RatDoin' Our ThingThe Feeling Is RightI Can't Leave Your Love AloneSlipped, Tripped and Fell in LoveIt's All in Your MindPatches
Track listing: Strokin'Trying to Sleep TonightMessin' With My MindI Was in the NeighborhoodDr. C.C.Love Me With a FeelingI'm Not Just Good, I'm the BestSlip AwayGrandpa Can't Fly His KiteKiss You All OverI've Got a Thing for You BabyI'm Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Track listing: Messin' With My MindSo You're Leaving MeHot StuffFast Young LadyWrong Too LongGirl From SowetoSweet FeelingI Was in the NeighborhoodIt Ain't What You DoLove Me With a Feeling
Clarence Carter was born