Jerry ButlerCompositions & Recordings
Born December 8, 1939 in Sunflower, Mississippi, USA. Brother of Billy Butler.
Former member of The Impressions, long time associate of Curtis Mayfield. Co-writter of Otis Redding’s “I've Been Loving You Too Long”. He has duetted with Betty Everett, Brenda Lee Eager, Thelma Houston and Gene Chandler; collaborated with Exuma and Jerry Peters for the blaxploitation soundtracks “Joe Original Soundtrack” and “Melinda (Original Music From The Motion Picture)”. He was also an American politician, serving as Commissioner for Cook County, Illinois, from 1985 until 2018.