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Album Review

Bawdy Clarence Carter at his braggadocios best. These 13 tracks include the edited single version of "Strokin'" and the unedited, long, and dirty (six minutes and 23 seconds) rendition. Other double entendres and nastys are "Grandpa Can't Fly His Kite," "I'm Not Just Good, I'm the Best," and "Dr. CC." The rest feature Carter displaying his storytelling skills on good Southern soul numbers like "Slip Away," "Messin' With My Mind," and "I'm Between a Rock and a Hard Place."


Born: 14 January 1936 in Montgomery, AL

Genre: R&B/Soul

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Singer Clarence Carter exemplified the gritty, earthy sound of Muscle Shoals R&B, fusing the devastating poignancy of the blues with a wicked, lascivious wit to create deeply soulful music rooted in the American South of the past and the present. Born January 14, 1936, in Montgomery, AL, Carter was blind from birth. He immediately gravitated to music, teaching himself guitar by listening to the blues classics of John Lee Hooker, Lightnin' Hopkins, and Jimmy Reed. He majored in music at Alabama State...
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  • €8.99
  • Genres: R&B/Soul, Music, Soul
  • Released: 13 March 2001

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