Jean Carn

Jean Carn

Real Name:
Sarah Jean Carn (née Perkins)
Profile:
Soul - disco - jazz singer

Born on 15.03.1947 in Columbus, Georgia, USA.
Her voice has a wide five octave range.
She began her recording career with her then-husband, pianist Doug Carn, founder of Black Jazz Records.
They recorded three early 70's albums together.
Then she started doing back vocals for the likes of Earth, Wind & Fire and Norman Connors.
In 1977, she debuted solo, playing a crucial role in the golden era of Philly soul, with Gamble & Huff and McFadden & Whitehead producing and writing for her, as well as Dexter Wansel.
Between 1977 - 2005 she has released nine studio albums.
She has dueted with [Invalid Artist], Al Johnson, Niteflyte, Michael Henderson, Grover Washington, Jr., Booker Newberry III and Temptations.
Among her highlights are "Was That All It Was", "My Love Don't Come Easy", "Don't Let It Go To Your Head", "Closer Than Close", her covers of hits of Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes ("If You Don't Know Me By Now"), Aretha Franklin ("Ain't No Way"), Spinners ("Love Don't Love Nobody"), Al Green ("Let's Stay Together"), Debby Boone ("You Light Up My Life").
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Jean Carn Discography

Albums

PZ 34394, 34394 Jean Carn Jean Carn (Album) Philadelphia International Records, Philadelphia International Records PZ 34394, 34394 US 1976 Sell This Version
JZ 34986 Jean Carn Happy To Be With You (Album) Philadelphia International Records JZ 34986 US 1978 Sell This Version
JZ 36196 Jean Carn When I Find You Love(LP, Album) Philadelphia International Records JZ 36196 US 1979 Sell This Version
FZ 36775 Jean Carn Sweet And Wonderful (Album) TSOP FZ 36775 US 1981 Sell This Version
6010ML Jean Carn Trust Me (Album) Motown 6010ML US 1982 Sell This Version
90492-1, 7 90492-1 Jean Carne* Closer Than Close (Album) Omni Records, Omni Records 90492-1, 7 90492-1 US 1986 Sell This Version
81811-1, 7 81811-1 Jean Carne* You're A Part Of Me (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic 81811-1, 7 81811-1 US 1988 Sell This Version
XECD 6 Jean Carne* Love Lessons (Album) Moja Entertainment Group XECD 6 UK 1995 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

BJ-1005 Jean Carn Peace Black Jazz Records BJ-1005 US 1971 Sell This Version
ZS8 3614 Jean Carn Free Love / Where Did You Ever Go Philadelphia International Records ZS8 3614 US 1976 Sell This Version
PIR 5501 Jean Carn If You Wanna Go Back / You Are All I Need (Single) Philadelphia International Records PIR 5501 UK 1976 Sell This Version
S PIR 5051 Jean Carn Free Love(7") Philadelphia International Records S PIR 5051 1977 Sell This Version
ZS8 3654 Jean Carn Don't Let It Go To Your Head (Single) Philadelphia International Records ZS8 3654 US 1978 Sell This Version
PIR 6468 Jean Carn Happy To Be With You (Single) Philadelphia International Records PIR 6468 UK 1978 Sell This Version
ZS8 3667 Jean Carn There's A Shortage Of Good Men (Single) Philadelphia International Records ZS8 3667 US 1978 Sell This Version
4Z8 3103 Jean Carn Was That All It Was (Single) Philadelphia International Records 4Z8 3103 US 1979 Sell This Version
ZS9 3732 Jean Carn My Love Don't Come Easy Philadelphia International Records ZS9 3732 US 1979 Sell This Version
ZS9 3721 Jean Carn Start The Fire (Single) Philadelphia International Records ZS9 3721 US 1979 Sell This Version
S CBS 8545 Al Johnson With Jean Carn Al Johnson With Jean Carn - I'm Back For More(7") CBS S CBS 8545 UK 1980 Sell This Version
ZS5 02501 Jean Carn Love Don't Love Nobody TSOP ZS5 02501 US 1981 Sell This Version
ZS5 02183 Jean Carn Sweet And Wonderful(7", Promo) TSOP ZS5 02183 US 1981 Sell This Version
1620 MF Jean Carn If You Don't Know Me By Now (Single) Motown 1620 MF US 1982 Sell This Version
1652GF Bobby M* Featuring Jean Carn Bobby M* Featuring Jean Carn - Let's Stay Together / Charlie's Backbeat (Single) Gordy 1652GF US 1982 Sell This Version
MPR 4 Smokey Robinson / Jean Carn Featuring The Temptations Smokey Robinson / Jean Carn Featuring The Temptations - Cruisin / If You Don't Know Me By Now(12", Promo) Motown MPR 4 UK 1982 Sell This Version
120.15.020, 120-15-020 Bobby M* Featuring Jean Carn Bobby M* Featuring Jean Carn - How Do You Feel Tonight(12", Maxi) Motown, Bellaphon 120.15.020, 120-15-020 Germany 1983 Sell This Version