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Roosevelt Jamison on James Carr (and O.V. Wright) (1985)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1985

Roosevelt Jamison – friend, mentor and sometime manager – remembers deep soul greats James Carr and O.V. Wright.

File format: mp3; in 2 parts, total file sizes: 47.2mb, total interview length: 51' 37" sound quality: ***

James Carr (1987)

Interview by Andy Kershaw, Rock's Backpages Audio, August 1987

The Lost Man of Southern Soul looks back at his Mississippi childhood; his background singing gospel; meeting Quinton Claunch and starting to make records, and after the lost years, touring Japan and his current activities.

File format: mp3; file size: 23mb, interview length: 25' 06" sound quality: *****

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

James Carr: At The Dark End Of The Street (Blue Side, import)

Review by Barney Hoskyns, NME, 1987

"THE WORLD'S Greatest Soul Singer", boasts the cover of this magnificent album, and I ain't about to argue. In fact I have long regarded the ...

James Carr: At the Dark End of the Street (Blue Side)

Review by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, July 1987

Artist: James Carr.Album: At the Dark End of the Street (Blue Side). ...

James Carr: The Lost Voice Of Soul

Report and Interview by Robert Gordon, Q, October 1992

WHEN IT WAS BUILT IN THE 1950s, Memphis's Mid South Building was probably stylish and sleek. Today, the blocky turquoise exterior pales next to the ...

James Carr: At the Dark End of the Soul

Profile and Interview by Robert Gordon, LA Weekly, May 1993

THE WORLD LOST one of its most magnificent voices last Sunday, January 7, when James Edward Carr died of lung cancer at Court Manor Nursing ...

Lost Soul: James Carr

Retrospective by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, June 2000

THE SETTING is not a promising one. It’s late on a muggy Friday night, a "blues" club on Bleecker Street, NYC, June of 1996. A ...

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