Interview by Gavin Martin, Rock's Backpages Audio, June 2004
The great lost voice of soul recounts his career, from childhood gospel in Philadelphia, through his '60s hits with Jerry Ragavoy, his leaving music behind and the dark years, right up to his recent rediscovery and revival.
File format: mp3; file size: 52.4mb, interview length: 54' 36" sound quality: ****
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Profile by Roger St. Pierre, New Musical Express, 8 September 1973
TWO ARTISTS of widely different appeal, Howard Tate and Lou Courtney both deserve inclusion in this series because although only modestly successful even in the ...
Report by Cleothus Hardcastle, Rock's Backpages, 14 April 2001
"They had a thing in MOJO, like, Whatever happened to Howard Tate? Hes gotta be fuckin dead, man!"– David Johansen, talking to Rocks Backpages, January ...
Interview by Peter Stone Brown, Gadfly, 22 October 2001
"Last I heard about him he was in New York, and Jerry Ragovoy used to produce him. He made all these demos with the guy ...
Sleevenotes by Andy Schwartz, Private Music/RCA, 2003
NOTE: I was surprised and very saddened to learn that the great soul singer Howard Tate had died 12.2.11 at age 72, reportedly from complications ...
Profile and Interview by Gavin Martin, Record Collector, June 2004
HOWARD TATE is sitting opposite me sipping black coffee in the bar of a West End Hotel and I can hardly believe it. Until recently ...
Report by Kirk Silsbee, Pasadena Weekly, 16 February 2006
TOO OFTEN we're reminded that soul – the fundament of black gospel and blues—is fast slipping away from us. Losing Wilson Pickett and Lou Rawls in ...
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