Gene Chandler (* 6. Juli 1937 als Eugene Dixon in Chicago , Illinois ) ist ein US-amerikanischer Sänger und Musikproduzent. Als Sänger war er sowohl im Pop- wie im Rhythm-and-Blues -Bereich erfolgreich.
Gene Chandler (born Eugene Drake Dixon; July 6, 1937) is an American singer, songwriter, music producer, and record-label executive. Chandler is 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 ...
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...
Soul - funk - disco singer - songwriter. Born on 06.07.1937 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. After his stint with The Dukays he went solo. In the early 60's he released the smash hit "The Duke Of Earl", a title that became a regular persona for his act.TitleCatalog NumberYearIn Your Collection, Wantlist, Or ...VJLP 1040The Duke Of Earl (Album) 21 versionsLP1423Just Be True (Album) 5 versions1425Live On Stage In '65 (Album) 7 versionsLVA 9236The Girl Don't Care (Album) 10 versions
"Duke of Earl" is a 1962 US number-one song, originally recorded by Gene Chandler. It is the best known of Chandler's songs, and he subsequently dubbed himself "The Duke of Earl". The song was written by Chandler, Bernice Williams, and Earl Edwards. This song was a 2002 inductee into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
- "Kissin' in the Kitchen"
- November 1961
12. Sept. 1985 · Chandler, 45, still lives in Chicago and recently signed to Fastfire, a new label in New York. His first album for the label, Your Love Looks Good on Me, has just been released. ”As soon as it ...