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
C-168 Al* And Bunky* / Al Perkins (2) Homework (as D. Clark) Al* And Bunky* / Al Perkins (2) - Homework / Thanks To You (Single) Exodus Records (4) C-168 US 1966 Sell This Version
STL 5403 The Mindbenders Homework (as Clark) The Mindbenders - With Woman In Mind (Album) Fontana STL 5403 UK 1967 Sell This Version
MONO ILP 974 Bobby Bland That Did It (as D. Clark) Bobby Bland - Touch Of The Blues (Album) Duke MONO ILP 974 UK 1968 Sell This Version
7-66227 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
SSL 10297, SYRX 3618, SYRX 3617 B.B. King Why I Sing The Blues B.B. King - Live & Well (Album) Bluesway SSL 10297, SYRX 3618, SYRX 3617 UK 1969 Sell This Version
SD 8275 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
6419 002 John The Revelator Homework (as D. Clark) John The Revelator - Wild Blues (Album) Decca 6419 002 Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
HATS 421-57 Aretha Franklin Why I Sing The Blues Aretha Franklin - Spirit In The Dark (Album) Atlantic HATS 421-57 Spain 1970 Sell This Version
SPBA-3010 B.B. King Chains And Things and 1 more… B.B. King - Indianola Mississippi Seeds (Album) ABC Records SPBA-3010 Australia 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
45-2784 The J. Geils Band Homework (Ain't Gonna Do It Baby) (as D. Clark) The J. Geils Band - Homework / First I Look At The Purse(7") Atlantic 45-2784 US 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
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
SD 8271 Sam Samudio Homework (as D. Clark) Sam Samudio - Sam, Hard And Heavy (Album) Atlantic SD 8271 US 1971 Sell This Version
466 Bobby Bland Bobby Bland - I'm Sorry / Yum Yum Tree(7") Duke 466 US 1971 Sell This Version
SPB 1041 B.B. King Ghetto Woman (as D. Clark) B.B. King - In London (Album) ABC Records, ABC Records SPB 1041 UK 1971 Sell This Version
ABC-11310 B.B. King Ghetto Woman (as D. Clark) B.B. King - Ghetto Woman / The Seven Minutes (Single) ABC Records ABC-11310 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
ATL 40 426 The J. Geils Band Homework (as D. Clark) The J. Geils Band - "Live" Full House (Album) Atlantic ATL 40 426 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
SD 2-705 Various Why I Sing The Blues Various - Mar Y Sol (Album, Comp) ATCO Records SD 2-705 US 1972 Sell This Version