Dave Clark (8)

Profile:
American record promotor, songwriter and producer, born 6 March 1909 in Jackson, Tennessee, died 22 July 1995 in Madison, Mississippi.

Started his career at Decca in 1938. He worked for Duke/Peacock for 17 years and spent time with Chess, Alladin, Apollo, United, Stax and TK before landing at Malaco in 1980.

Clark also served as the musical consultant for several movies, including The Color Purple. He wrote a column for Down Beat during the 1960s called "Swing Row Is My Beat". Clark had over 60 songs to his credit, including B.B. King's "Why I Sing The Blues". He was given a Pioneer Award by the Rhythm and Blues Foundation in 1993.
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S-143 Dave Clark (8) - Tomorrow Night / So All Alone album art Junior Wells So All Alone Junior Wells - Tomorrow Night / So All Alone (Single) States Record Company S-143 US 1954 Sell This Version
S-143 Dave Clark (8) - Tomorrow Night / So All Alone album art Junior Wells So All Alone (as Clark) Junior Wells - Tomorrow Night / So All Alone(7", Single) States Record Company S-143 US 1954 Sell This Version
107 Dave Clark (8) - Rockin' N' Rollin' With Santa Claus / I Had To Let You Go album art The Hepsters Rockin' N' Rollin' With Santa Claus The Hepsters - Rockin' N' Rollin' With Santa Claus / I Had To Let You Go (Single) Ronel Records 107 US 1955 Sell This Version
356 Dave Clark (8) - Homework  album art Otis Rush I Have To Laugh (as D. Clark) and 1 more… Otis Rush - Homework (Single) Duke 356 US 1962 Sell This Version
45-10316 Dave Clark (8) - I'm Gonna Sit In Till You Give In / You Ask Me album art B.B. King I'm Gonna Sit In Till You Give In B.B. King - I'm Gonna Sit In Till You Give In / You Ask Me (Single) ABC-Paramount 45-10316 US 1962 Sell This Version
5-1918 Dave Clark (8) - You're Something Else / Easy Rock album art Al "TNT" Braggs Easy Rock (as Clark) Al "TNT" Braggs - You're Something Else / Easy Rock(7", Single) Peacock Records 5-1918 US 1963 Sell This Version
EP 019 Dave Clark (8) - EP 019 album art Various Glad All Over (as Clark) Various - EP 019(7", EP, Mono) Cannon EP 019 UK 1964 Sell This Version
812 Dave Clark (8) - Homework / Love Me Like I Love You album art Al Perkins (2) And Betty Bibbs Homework (as Dee Clark) Al Perkins (2) And Betty Bibbs - Homework / Love Me Like I Love You(7", Single) USA Records (2) 812 US 1965 Sell This Version
EX-2003 Dave Clark (8) - Home Work / Thanks To You album art Al* And Bunky* / Al Perkins (2) Home Work (as D. Clark) Al* And Bunky* / Al Perkins (2) - Home Work / Thanks To You (Single) Exodus Records (4) EX-2003 US 1966 Sell This Version
407 Dave Clark (8) - Poverty / Building A Fire With Rain album art Bobby Bland Poverty (as D. Clark) Bobby Bland - Poverty / Building A Fire With Rain (Single) Duke 407 US 1966 Sell This Version
1940 Dave Clark (8) - Seven Doors / I'm Yours album art Vi Campbell Vi Campbell - Seven Doors / I'm Yours(7", Single) Peacock Records 1940 US 1966 Sell This Version
STL 5403 Dave Clark (8) - With Woman In Mind album art The Mindbenders Homework (as Clark) The Mindbenders - With Woman In Mind (Album) Fontana STL 5403 UK 1967 Sell This Version
ILP 974 Dave Clark (8) - Touch Of The Blues album art Bobby Bland That Did It (as D. Clark) Bobby Bland - Touch Of The Blues (Album) Duke ILP 974 UK 1968 Sell This Version
X 6031 Dave Clark (8) - Live & Well album art B.B. King Why I Sing The Blues B.B. King - Live & Well (Album) Bluesway X 6031 US 1969 Sell This Version
7-66227 Dave Clark (8) - Blues Jam At Chess album art Fleetwood Mac, Otis Spann, Willie Dixon, Shakey Horton*, J.T. Brown, Guitar Buddy*, Honey Boy Edwards*, S.P. Leary Homework (as D. Clark) Fleetwood Mac, Otis Spann, Willie Dixon, Shakey Horton*, J.T. Brown, Guitar Buddy*, Honey Boy Edwards*, S.P. Leary - Blues Jam At Chess (Album) Blue Horizon 7-66227 UK 1969 Sell This Version
SPSS 1, 1E 048 ◦ 91835 Dave Clark (8) - Handle With Care album art Various You're Still My Woman (as Clark) Various - Handle With Care(LP, Smplr) Probe, Probe SPSS 1, 1E 048 ◦ 91835 UK 1970 Sell This Version
45-2784 Dave Clark (8) - Homework (Ain't Gonna Do It Baby) album art J. Geils Band* Homework (Ain't Gonna Do It Baby) (as D. Clark) J. Geils Band* - Homework (Ain't Gonna Do It Baby) (Single) Atlantic 45-2784 US 1970 Sell This Version
BLS 6043 Dave Clark (8) - Time To Get It Together album art Country Coalition Poverty (as P. Clark) Country Coalition - Time To Get It Together(LP, Album) Bluesway BLS 6043 US 1970 Sell This Version
RS.27008 Dave Clark (8) - Come On Down And Follow Me album art Clifford Davis And Friends Homework (as D. Clark) Clifford Davis And Friends - Come On Down And Follow Me (Single) Reprise Records RS.27008 UK 1970 Sell This Version
45-11280 Dave Clark (8) - Chains And Things album art B. B. King* Chains And Things B. B. King* - Chains And Things ABC Records 45-11280 US 1970 Sell This Version
CS 8265 Dave Clark (8) - Spirit In The Dark album art Aretha Franklin Why I Sing The Blues Aretha Franklin - Spirit In The Dark (Album) Atlantic CS 8265 Canada 1970 Sell This Version
BH 4805 Dave Clark (8) - Blues Jam In Chicago - Volume Two album art Fleetwood Mac, Otis Spann, Willie Dixon, J.T. Brown, Honey Boy Edwards*, S.P. Leary Homework (as D. Clark) Fleetwood Mac, Otis Spann, Willie Dixon, J.T. Brown, Honey Boy Edwards*, S.P. Leary - Blues Jam In Chicago - Volume Two (Album) Blue Horizon BH 4805 US 1970 Sell This Version
6419 002 Dave Clark (8) - Wild Blues album art John The Revelator Homework (as D. Clark) John The Revelator - Wild Blues (Album) Decca 6419 002 Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
ABCS-713 Dave Clark (8) - Indianola Mississippi Seeds album art B.B. King You're Still My Woman and 1 more… B.B. King - Indianola Mississippi Seeds (Album) ABC Records ABCS-713 US 1970 Sell This Version
SD 8275 Dave Clark (8) - The J. Geils Band album art The J. Geils Band Homework (as D. Clark) The J. Geils Band - The J. Geils Band (Album) Atlantic SD 8275 US 1970 Sell This Version