Clarence Lewis Jr.
US soul singer, songwriter from Birmingham, Alabama. By 1954, he was in New York recording for Bobby Robinson's Red Robin label as Clarence 'Junior' Lewis, with one single issued in 1955. In 1960, he cut at least three more singles for Robinson's Fury label, using his given name on one and Little Junior Lewis for the other two. Lewis recorded for Columbia, Scepter, and MGM in the first half of the decade. Lewis reappeared in 1967 as C. L. Blast on a single released both on Stax and on its subsidiary, Hip. Around 1970, Blast made a few records under the direction of Wardell Quezergue. He died February 26, 2016 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA.