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.
Homer Banks Discography
- 3 Vocals
- 3 Instruments & Performance
- 591 Writing & Arrangement
- 78 Production
- 3 Technical
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|
|875221 2||Homer Banks||Hooked By Love: The Best Of Homer Banks (CD, Comp)||EMI||875221 2||UK||2005||Sell This Version|