Saturday, January 24, 2009

Retro: Barry White

Your Sweetness (Is My Weakness) - an R&B/disco tune from 1978.

Barry White (born Barrence Eugene Carter, September 12, 1944 – died July 4, 2003) was an American record producer, songwriter and singer born in Galveston, Texas, but later moved to California. He was a soul and R&B music maestro and a pioneer of disco. Worldwide, White had many gold and platinum albums and singles with combined sales of over 100 million.

Nicknames for Barry White
"The Sultan of Smooth Soul"
"The Maestro"
"The Maestro of Love"
"The Love Man"
"The Man with the Velvet Voice"
"The Walrus of Love"

"People are always looking for me to be a freak, weird." -Barry White

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