Homer Banks

Homer Banks

Real Name:
Homer Banks
Profile:
Singer, songwriter and producer, born 2 August 1941 in Memphis, Tennessee, died 3 April 2003 in Memphis, Tennessee.

Recorded a few singles in the early 1960s before joining the Stax record label as a songwriter, working with artists like Sam & Dave and The Staple Singers. In 1968 he teamed up with Bettye Crutcher and Raymond Jackson to form the We Three songwriting team, best known for their 1968 hit Who's Making Love, recorded by Johnnie Taylor. He has a twin brother, songwriter James Banks.

Banks worked for the label until its bankruptcy in 1976, co-writing songs like If Loving You Is Wrong (I Don't Want To Be Right).

After the collapse of Stax records Banks remained active as a songwriter and producer and recorded one album in 1977 with his songwriting and producing partner Carl Hampton.
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Homer Banks Discography

Singles & EPs

101 Homer Banks Lady Of Stone / Sweetie Pie(7", Single) Genie Records (3) 101 US 1965 Sell This Version
Homer Banks A Lot Of Love (Single) Minit US 1966 Sell This Version
Homer Banks 60 Minutes Of Your Love (Single) Minit US 1966 Sell This Version
Homer Banks Hooked By Love / Lady Of Stone (Single) Minit UK 1967 Sell This Version
Homer Banks Round The Clock Lover Man / Foolish Hearts Break Fast (Single) Minit UK 1968 Sell This Version
Homer Banks I Know You Know I Know I Know / (Who You Gonna Run To) Me Or Your Mama (Single) Minit Italy 1968 Sell This Version
Homer Banks 60 Minutes Of Your Love (Single) Liberty UK 1970 Sell This Version
UP 35804 Homer Banks Hooked By Love(7", Promo, Mono) United Artists Records UP 35804 UK 1975 Sell This Version

Compilations

875221 2 Homer Banks Hooked By Love: The Best Of Homer Banks(CD, Comp) EMI 875221 2 UK 2005 Sell This Version