Dave Clark (8)

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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Dave Clark (8) Discography

Writing & Arrangement

356 Otis Rush Homework (as D. Clark) and 1 more… Otis Rush - I Have To Laugh / Homework(7", Single) Duke 356 US 1962 Sell This Version
5-1918 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
812 Al Perkins (2) And Betty Bibbs Homework Al Perkins (2) And Betty Bibbs - Homework / Love Me Like I Love You(7", Single) USA Records (2) 812 US 1965 Sell This Version
Al* And Bunky* / Al Perkins (2) Homework (as D. Clark) Al* And Bunky* / Al Perkins (2) - Homework / Thanks To You (Single) Exodus Records (4) US 1966 Sell This Version
The Mindbenders Homework (as Clark) The Mindbenders - With Woman In Mind (Album) Fontana UK 1967 Sell This Version
Bobby Bland That Did It (as D. Clark) Bobby Bland - Touch Of The Blues (Album) Duke UK 1968 Sell This Version
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 UK 1969 Sell This Version
B.B. King Why I Sing The Blues B.B. King - Live & Well (Album) Bluesway UK 1969 Sell This Version
The J. Geils Band Homework (as D. Clark) The J. Geils Band - The J. Geils Band (Album) Atlantic US 1970 Sell This Version
John The Revelator Homework (as D. Clark) John The Revelator - Wild Blues (Album) Decca Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
Aretha Franklin Why I Sing The Blues Aretha Franklin - Spirit In The Dark (Album) Atlantic Spain 1970 Sell This Version
B.B. King Chains And Things and 1 more… B.B. King - Indianola Mississippi Seeds (Album) ABC Records US 1970 Sell This Version
ABC-11280 B.B. King Chains And Things B.B. King - Chains And Things(7") ABC Records ABC-11280 Canada 1970 Sell This Version
BLS 6043 Country Coalition Poverty (as P. Clark) Country Coalition - Time To Get It Together(LP) Bluesway BLS 6043 US 1970 Sell This Version
45-2784 The J. Geils Band Homework (Ain't Gonna Do It Baby) (as D. Clark) The J. Geils Band - Homework (Ain't Gonna Do It Baby)(7") Atlantic 45-2784 US 1970 Sell This Version
RS.27008 Clifford Davis And Friends Homework (as D. Clark) Clifford Davis And Friends - Come On Down And Follow Me(7", Single, Promo) Reprise Records RS.27008 UK 1970 Sell This Version
ABC-11316 B.B. King I Believe I've Been Blue Too Long (as D. Clark) B.B. King - Ain't Nobody Home / I Believe I've Been Blue Too Long(7", Single) ABC Records ABC-11316 US 1971 Sell This Version
Sam Samudio Homework (as D. Clark) Sam Samudio - Sam, Hard And Heavy (Album) Atlantic US 1971 Sell This Version
466 Bobby Bland Bobby Bland - I'm Sorry / Yum Yum Tree(7") Duke 466 US 1971 Sell This Version
B.B. King Ghetto Woman (as D. Clark) B.B. King - In London (Album) ABC Records, ABC Records UK 1971 Sell This Version
B.B. King Ghetto Woman (as D. Clark) B.B. King - Ghetto Woman / The Seven Minutes (Single) ABC Records US 1971 Sell This Version
INT. 80277 Buddy Lamp Hen Pecked (as D. Clark) Buddy Lamp - Hen Pecked / If You See Kate(7", Single) Disques Vogue INT. 80277 France 1971 Sell This Version
K 10222 The J. Geils Band Homework (as Clark) The J. Geils Band - Pack Fair And Square / Gonna Find Me A New Love / Homework(7") Atlantic K 10222 UK 1971 Sell This Version
ABCX-743 B.B. King B.B. King - L.A. Midnight(LP, Album) ABC Records ABCX-743 US 1972 Sell This Version
The J. Geils Band Homework (as D. Clark) The J. Geils Band - "Live" Full House (Album) Atlantic Germany 1972 Sell This Version