Marlon McClain

Real Name:
Marlon Lamont McClain
Marlon McClain began his career in 1972 as the leader and guitarist of the Funk/Rock/R&B/Jazz group Pleasure, which was a horn driven band with jazz overtones that accentuated their funk/soul foundation. In 1981 Marlon McClain released his solo album "Changes" which included special guests Jeff Lorber, Randy Jackson and Steve Smith. During the same time period Marlon formed Mac Man Music Inc with his manager David Leiken. Through Mac Man Music, Marlon produced and wrote songs with upcoming artists from the Northwest, including Shock, Jeff Lorber Fusion, Nu Shooz, and Kenny G. From 1985 to 2001, Marlon became the guitarist for the Dazz Band, contributing as a writer and producer to the "Hot Spot", "Wild & Free", "Rock the Room" and "Time Traveler" albums. His association with the leader of the band Bobby Harris led to the formation of Major Hits Records' their greatest success, which was the # 1 UAC song "Without You" released in 2000 recorded by Charlie Wilson. As a songwriter Marlon has written songs for artists like Tower of Power, En Vogue, Gerald Albright, Curtis Salgado, Eric Benet and George Benson.
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VIP-6788 Marlon McClain - Changes album art Marlon McClain Changes (Album) Fantasy VIP-6788 Japan 1981 Sell This Version
80 Marlon McClain - TBD album art TBD* TBD(CD, Album) MacMan Music, Inc. 80 USA & Canada 2010 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

FTCT-198, FTCT 198 Marlon McClain - Shake It Up album art Marlon McClain Shake It Up Fantasy FTCT-198, FTCT 198 UK 1981 Sell This Version
Fantasy 913 Marlon McClain - Close To You album art Marlon McClain Close To You(7") Fantasy Fantasy 913 US 1981 Sell This Version


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March 19, 2016
No wonder I love your work with Soulpersona, you were in Pleasure! I still "Glide!"

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