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George Kerr – Motown staff writer / solo artist / songwriter & producer

July 7, 2018

American singer, songwriter and producer born in Ocilla, Georgia but generally connected to the NY/NJ area. He sang lead for Little Anthony & The Imperials prior to learning production from Raynoma Liles Gordy. Kerr wrote for and/or produced soul artists including Linda Jones, The Whatnauts, The Moments, Manhattans, Lonnie Youngblood, The Escorts, Phyllis Hyman,, Eddie Fisher and especially for the roster of Sylvia Robinson’s All Platinum label.

Click the link below to hear the interview conducted on February 19th 2018

 

You can buy George’s memoirs on triple CD and also his autobiography at www.georgekerrmusic.com

 

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