SHINYL.CO.UK

ADY CRAMPTON CHATS TO THE STARS

Gilbert Stokes (El Chicano & The Latin Soul Dance Band)

August 24, 2019

Gilbert Stokes was born and raised in East LA.  Making music from a young age he went on to become front man for Gold and Platinum winning group El Chicano during their Columbia years and still performs around LA with the Latin Soul Dance Band amongst others.

You can hear his story here:

You can buy his latest CD here

Big thanks to RoseAnn Bustamante for the introduction

 

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

Yvonne Vernee

Yvonne Vernee

Discovered at a talent show singing with Detroit girl group The Donays, Yvonee was offered a solo contract at Correc-Tone when the group disbanded and created the northern soul anthem Just Like You Did Me.  Shortly after she was recruited to replace Saundra Edwards in...

read more
The Whispers

The Whispers

In the annals of R&B history, the Whispers have earned a solid and memorable position as one of the world’s longest-running vocals groups. Celebrating over 50 years in the industry, they are the cream of soul, embellishing smooth ballads and upbeat dance...

read more
Sunday Williams

Sunday Williams

Sunday Williams' northern soul 45 'Ain't Got No Problems' was local label AlTeen's biggest success.  It was soon picked up by Chess records, although not enough to prevent the stuggling AlTeen label from folding. Sunday continued to work as a backing singer /...

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