Born: March, 19, 1928, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Died: May, 6, 1995, Los Angeles, California
He was the brother of Lowman Pauling & founding member of The "5" Royales. In the 1950's, Clarence shortened his surname, dropping the "ing", and moved to Detroit where he became involved with Motown. He gained fame as Stevie Wonder's mentor & main producer.
Clarence Paul's impressive portfolio also includes writing, vocals, & production work on records by many artists including The Temptations, The Marvelettes, and Marvin Gaye. He was married to Vanita Smythe.