Born on 21.05.1952, in Detroit, Michigan.
A.k.a."The Bad C.C."
Started singing in the 60's as The Little Carl.
After some local hits, he was signed by Don Robey to the texan record label Back Beat Records (2).
After that label sold to ABC Records, he became embroiled in a royalty dispute with the new ownership.
He went on to Mercury for just one single.
Leon Haywood brought him to 20th Century Fox Records.
He is best known for his recordings of Robert Knight's "Everlasting Love" & "She's A Bad Mamma Jamma".
Since 2010 he turned to gospel music.