Soul Treats! - Soul music blog by Soulville UA

Soul Treats! - Soul music blog by Soulville UA

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Soultreats is Soulville U-A´s music blog. It´s updated several times a week with a new soulful record. It is our chance to spotlight the artists and record labels that made the music but rarely the charts.
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Martin

Carl Carlton - Drop By My Place - Back Beat

70s SoulPosted by Martin Tue, June 28, 2011 16:27:18

Carl Carlton a.k.a. The 12 Year Old Wonder, Little Carl Carlton and 14 Year Old Sensation began singing, you guessed it, at a very early age. He was just eleven when he had his first record released in 1964 on Lando, a local Detroit label . In 1968 he recorded the now classic "Competition Ain't Nothing" and was also signed to Don Robey's Back Beat label. Carlton lived at Robey's ranch for a while whilst recording some great material for the label between 1968-74. He later recorded for a number of labels: ABC, Mercury and 20th Century to name but a few. Today's addition is from 1970 and although he was just 17 at the time of release, Carlton's voice and choice of material had already matured compared to his earliest recordings. Enjoy!

"Drop By My Place"

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