Curtis Hairston

Real Name:
Curtis Kinnard Hairston
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October 10, 1961 - January 18, 1996

From Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Hairston was 3 years old when he made his debut as a singer. "My father had asked Curtis to get up in church and sing," said Shirley H. Holloway, Hairston's mother. "He walked up there, reached up and grabbed that microphone like it belonged to him."

His cool, satin-smooth delivery often favorably compared to that of Luther Vandross, Peabo Bryson and the late Billy Eckstine made Hairston the toast of the New York club scene.

He died from diabetes related kidney failure at the age of just 34 years old.

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Albums

Curtis Hairston - Curtis Hairston album art Curtis Hairston Curtis Hairston (Album) Atlantic Germany 1986 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Curtis Hairston - I Want You (All Tonight) album art Curtis Hairston I Want You (All Tonight) (Single, Maxi) Pretty Pearl Records US 1983 Sell This Version
PP-015 Curtis Hairston - Summertime album art Curtis Hairston Summertime(12") Pretty Pearl Records PP-015 US 1983 Sell This Version
Curtis Hairston - We All Are One album art Curtis Hairston We All Are One Pretty Pearl Records US 1984 Sell This Version
Curtis Hairston - I Want Your Lovin' (Just A Little Bit) album art Curtis Hairston I Want Your Lovin' (Just A Little Bit) (Single, Maxi) Pretty Pearl Records UK 1985 Sell This Version
Curtis Hairston - Genie album art Brooklyn, Bronx & Queens* Featuring Curtis Hairston Brooklyn, Bronx & Queens* Featuring Curtis Hairston - Genie Cooltempo UK 1985 Sell This Version
Curtis Hairston - Take Charge album art Curtis Hairston Take Charge Atlantic US 1986 Sell This Version
Curtis Hairston - Let's Make Love Tonight / Take Charge album art Curtis Hairston Let's Make Love Tonight / Take Charge (Single) Atlantic US 1986 Sell This Version
Curtis Hairston - (You're My) Shining Star album art Curtis Hairston (You're My) Shining Star (Single) Atlantic US 1986 Sell This Version
Curtis Hairston - Chillin' Out album art Curtis Hairston Chillin' Out (Single) Atlantic US 1986 Sell This Version
Curtis Hairston - The Morning After (Extended Remix) / Let's Make Love Tonight album art Curtis Hairston The Morning After (Extended Remix) / Let's Make Love Tonight (Single) Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic UK 1987 Sell This Version

Compilations

RSM 1013 Curtis Hairston - Celebrating Curtis Hairston album art Curtis Hairston Celebrating Curtis Hairston(12xFile, MP3, Comp, VBR) Reverse Spin Music RSM 1013 US 2012