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 Glenn Jones, 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

Jean Carn Jean Carn (Album) Philadelphia International Records, Philadelphia International Records US 1976 Sell This Version
Jean Carn Happy To Be With You (Album) Philadelphia International Records 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
Jean Carn Sweet And Wonderful (Album) TSOP US 1981 Sell This Version
Jean Carn Trust Me (Album) Motown US 1982 Sell This Version
Jean Carne* Closer Than Close (Album) Omni Records, Omni Records US 1986 Sell This Version
Jean Carne* You're A Part Of Me (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic US 1988 Sell This Version
Jean Carne* Love Lessons (Album) Moja Entertainment Group UK 1995 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Jean Carn Peace Black Jazz Records US 1971 Sell This Version
Jean Carn Free Love / Where Did You Ever Go Philadelphia International Records US 1976 Sell This Version
Jean Carn If You Wanna Go Back / You Are All I Need (Single) Philadelphia International Records UK 1976 Sell This Version
Jean Carn Don't Let It Go To Your Head Philadelphia International Records US 1978 Sell This Version
Jean Carn Happy To Be With You (Single) Philadelphia International Records UK 1978 Sell This Version
Jean Carn There's A Shortage Of Good Men (Single) Philadelphia International Records US 1978 Sell This Version
Jean Carn Was That All It Was (Single) Philadelphia International Records US 1979 Sell This Version
Jean Carn My Love Don't Come Easy Philadelphia International Records US 1979 Sell This Version
Jean Carn Start The Fire (Single) Philadelphia International Records 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
Jean Carn Love Don't Love Nobody TSOP US 1981 Sell This Version
ZS5 02183 Jean Carn Sweet And Wonderful(7", Promo) TSOP ZS5 02183 US 1981 Sell This Version
Jean Carn If You Don't Know Me By Now (Single) Motown US 1982 Sell This Version
Bobby M* Featuring Jean Carn Bobby M* Featuring Jean Carn - Let's Stay Together / Charlie's Backbeat (Single) Gordy 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
SWAVE 1 Jean Carn / Philadelphia International All Stars Jean Carn / Philadelphia International All Stars - Was That All It Was / Let's Clean Up The Ghetto(12", Ltd) Streetwave SWAVE 1 UK 1985 Sell This Version