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This is a four-song, 45 rpm, 10" import EP of material that Gary U.S. Bonds recorded with producer Jerry Williams, Jr. between 1968 and 1970. It reveals Bonds to be a good, bluesy wailer of a vocalist, although there's nothing here that matches his best work. (All four songs later were included on the Rhino Records album Certified Soul.)

Biography

Born: 06 June 1939 in Jacksonville, FL

Genre: Pop

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

After moving to the Norfolk, VA, area in the mid-'50s, young Gary Anderson began plying his vocal wares, first in church, later with a local group called the Turks. When he was not yet 21, he was approached by local record producer Frank Guida to join his tiny Legrand label. Guida changed Anderson's name to U.S. Bonds, hoping the first release would get extra airplay by disc jockeys mistaking it for a public-service announcement. The result was the classic "New Orleans," combining rock-combo raunch...
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