Eugene Church

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Eugene Church (January 23, 1938 – April 3, 1993)[1] was an American singer.

Born in St. Louis, Missouri,[1] Church collaborated with Jesse Belvin in the 1950s as The Cliques, releasing singles on Modern Records. Late in the 1950s he released a four singles of his own, as Eugene Church & the Fellows. The first two were U.S. hits: "Pretty Girls Everywhere" went #6 R&B, #36 Pop, and "Miami" hit #14 R&B and #67 Pop.[2] They were followed by "Good News" and "Mind Your Own Business", neither of which charted. Church later pursued a career in gospel music in Dallas, Texas, and returned to secular music in the 1990s in doo-wop revues.[3]

He died in Los Angeles, California, in April 1993, from cancer at the age of 55.[1]

Discography

(incomplete)

References

  1. ^ a b c Thedeadrockstarsclub.com - accessed August 2010
  2. ^ Billboard Singles, Allmusic.com
  3. ^ Biography, Allmusic.com