Mc Daniels Gene

Real Name:
Eugene Booker McDaniels
American singer - composer - producer. Born on 12 Februay 1935 in Kansas City, Kansas. Died on 29 July 2011. Used the name Gene McDaniels on his releases up until 1970, when he signed up with Atlantic Records, then using his full name Eugene McDaniels.

Father of London McDaniels and Chris McDaniels
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SLB 8295 Eugene McDaniels - Top 40 Gold album art Various A Hundred Pounds Of Clay (as Mc Daniels Gene) Various - Top 40 Gold(2xLP, Comp) RCA Special Products SLB 8295 US 1981 Sell This Version

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January 20, 2010
Eugene McDaniels produced Lenny Williams doing "River" and McDaniels himself did it as Universal Jones in 1973 and covered it again in 1975. Does anyone remember who else did this song (besides Roberta Flack and Joe Simon) and it got a lot of air play in 1974 on KDIA in S.F. It had a sitar/guitar riff like Simon's but it was more distinct and in between each verse, was slow like the Universal Jones version, but the drum was a little more up front in the mix. It sounded like the Staple Singers but it wasn't. I used to hear it a lot out there and have not been able to find out who did it. Please, HELP!

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