|Birth name||Charles Edwin Hatcher|
January 21, 1942|
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
|Origin||Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|Died||April 2, 2003
Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England
|Genres||Soul, disco, R&B, psychedelic soul, funk|
|Labels||Ric-Tic, Motown, 20th Century, Motorcity|
|Associated acts||The Future Tones, Blinky Williams|
If you can make the family life and the music work together that's wonderful. If you can make it work.
Well, nine times out of ten when you have 2 or 3 stars in a household you have an unfortunate amount of competition that's not necessarily a healthy competition.
I knew that I had a following here in England, and if I came over here maybe I could cultivate it, but I never dreamt it would be as great as it has been.
Which I would've done 'cause I volunteered for the draft which meant that I only had to do two years. But when the Cubans had missiles in the Canal and Kennedy made the extension, I was one of the ones who had enough time to be extended.
And me, myself personally, in order for there to be any kind of longevity there's gotta be some history.
It's not like it used to be where everybody has a record company to belong to.
Unfortunately, I'm not one of those people who take pictures, you know, carry a camera. Because if I did I'd have stack's and stack's and stack's of different act's. I got a lot here – I know what I done.
Most artists come in and out of the country, they stay may be 2 weeks – or a month max and then they leave.