Gene Chandler

Eugene Dixon

Also known as Chandler, Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler), Gene, Gene „Duke Of Earl" Chandler, Gene Chanedler
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Discography of Gene Chandler:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Get Down 2 Audio 1978 20th Century Fox Records
2 Contact / Get Down 2 Audio 1978 20th Century Fox Records
3 When You're Number 1 2 Audio 1979-00-00
4 When You're # 1 2 Audio 1979
5 Get Down / Contact 2 Audio 1989 Casablanca Records
6 When You're #1 2 Audio 1979 20th Century Records
7 Contact / Get Down 2 Audio 1985 Old Gold (2)
8 There Goes The Lover 2 Audio 1967 Brunswick
9 When You're # 1 6 Audio 1979
10 When You're # 1 2 Audio 1979
11 Don't Push It Don't Force It / Get Down 2 Audio 1991 Unidisc
12 Get Down 8 Audio 1978 Chi Sound Records
13 I'll Make The Living If You Make The Loving Worthwhile / Time Is A Thief 2 Audio 1982 Chi Sound Records
14 Get Down 2 Audio 1978 Chi Sound Records
15 Get Down 2 Audio 1978
16 Duke Of Earl - 23 Greatest Hits 23 Audio 1989 Point Productions
17 Get Down 8 Audio 1978 20th Century Fox Records
18 '80 8 Audio 1980 20th Century Fox Records
19 Nothing Can Stop Me / You Threw A Lucky Punch / Just Be True 3 Audio 1980 Charly R&B
20 Get Down / Contact 2 Audio 1978
21 Get Down 8 Audio 1978
22 You're The One / I Keep Coming Back For More 2 Audio 1983 Rams Horn Records
23 The Duke Of Soul 12 Audio 1984 Chess
24 Your Love Looks Good On Me 2 Audio 1986 Stamina Records
25 The Gene Chandler Situation 10 Audio 1970 Mercury
26 Gene & Jerry - One & One 10 Audio 1970 Mercury
27 Get Down 2 Audio 1978 20th Century Records
28 I'll Make The Living If You Make The Loving Worthwhile 2 Audio 1984 Bluebird
29 Get Down 2 Audio 1978 20th Century Fox Records
30 Get Down 2 Audio 1978
31 Love Is The Answer 2 Audio 1981 Chi Sound Records
32 Does She Have A Friend? / Let Me Make Love To You 2 Audio 1980
33 Duke Of Earl / Kissin' In The Kitchen 2 Audio 1961 Vee Jay Records
34 I Won't Need You 2 Audio 1967 Checker
35 That Funky Disco Rhythm / Do What Comes So Natural 2 Audio 1979
36 Groovy Situation / Not The Marrying Kind 2 Audio 1970 Mercury
37 Rainbow '80 / I'll Be There 2 Audio 1980
38 Duke Of Earl / Check Yourself 2 Audio Eric Records
39 Little Green Apples / From The Teacher To The Preacher 2 Audio 1976 Brunswick
40 When You're Number 1 2 Audio 1979 20th Century Fox Records
41 When You're #1 2 Audio 1979
42 Love Is The Answer 2 Audio 1981 20th Century Fox Records
43 Get Down 2 Audio 1978
44 The Two Sides Of Gene Chandler 10 Audio 1969 Brunswick
45 Gene & Jerry - One & One 9 Audio 1971
46 The Duke Of Soul 12 Audio 1984
47 There Was A Time / I'm Gonna Miss You 2 Audio 1976-11-00 Brunswick
48 Get Down With Get Down 15 Audio 1999 Westside
49 In My Body's House 2 Audio 1969 Checker
50 Here's To Love 8 Audio 1981


[b]Soul - funk - disco singer - songwriter[/b]

Born on 06.07.1937 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

After his stint with [a=Dukays, The] 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.

He appeared as such in "Don't Knock The Twist" movie, starring [a=Chubby Checker].

After his solo releases at [l=Vee Jay Records] he started recording for [l=Constellation Records (2)], [l=Checker] and [l=Brunswick].

Often produced by [a=Curtis Mayfield].

He dueted with [a=Barbara Acklin] on "From The Teacher To The Preacher".

Among his 60's hits were his cover of [a=James Brown], "There Was A Time" and "You Threw A Lucky Punch", an answer song to [a=Mary Wells]' "You Beat Me To The Punch".

In the early 70's he dueted with [a=Jerry Butler] for the whole album "One On One".

His second biggest hit after "The Duke Of Earl" was the early 70's "Groovy Situation".

In the early 1970s, whilst at [l=Mercury], he set up his [l=Mister Chand] label, one of many he was involved with over his long career.

Between 1978 - 1981 he became executive vice president at [l=Chi Sound Records], where he released four disco funk albums.

He spawned the hits "Get Down", "When You're #1", "Does She Have A Friend?" and "Rainbow '80"

After these, in 1983, he dueted with [a=Jaime Lynn] for "You're The One" at [l=Salsoul Records].

In 1985 he recorded a soul boogie album and he recorded again in 1995.


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