SHINYL.CO.UK

ADY CRAMPTON CHATS TO THE STARS

Charles Parks III (High Society Players)

November 27, 2018

The High Society Band were a soulful rhythm band backing vocalists such as Lakeshore Drive, featured on the 1978 release Disco Scene, and also Chicago’s Larry Dixon.  They cut several tracks in the 1980s which are now available through www.itstillmusic.com.  Charles honed his skills as a songwriter penning tracks for Larry including Make Up Your Mind and The Only One.

Still recording with Larry’s LAD Productions label, Charles’ latest LP ‘For The Love Of It’ was released on 20th March 2020 and is available for download here

You can hear his conversation with Ady here

 

You can buy his back catalogue here

 

Why not browse the many other interviews on this site and get to know the back stories to the artists you know and love

LATEST INTERVIEWS

Cal Street – lead singer of The Velvelettes

Cal Street – lead singer of The Velvelettes

Cal was only 14 years old when she and four friends formed a singing group without a name. After winning a talent show in her home town of Kalamazoo, MI, the newly titled Velvelettes were encouraged to audition for Motown by Berry Gordy's nephew.  However, despite a 5...

read more
Wardell Piper

Wardell Piper

Wardell is a dance, disco, funk, R&B music artist legend.  She received international acclaim with her hits Super Sweet, Captain Boogie, The Power Of Love along with recent singles Be Sure, Distant Star and Legendary.  Plus she was a founding member of 70s Philly...

read more
Marshall Thompson, founding member of The Chi-Lites

Marshall Thompson, founding member of The Chi-Lites

Originally recording as Marshall & The Chi-Lites, The Chi-Lites became one of the best known groups of the 70s thanks to mega hits such as Have You Seen Her and Oh Girl. Here Marshall Thompson recounts his life as the driving force behind a group whose records...

read more
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages