Originally Gene Chandler was known for his million-selling hit, "Duke Of Earl." Although he’s had more than thirty chart hits, establishing him as a leading exponents of the 1960s Chicago soul scene, it is still his best known song.
Eugene Dixon was born July 6, 1937, in Chicago, Illinois. He attended Englewood Technical Prep Academy High School on Chicago's south side. He began performing in the early 1950s with The Gaytones. In 1957 he joined The Dukays, a doo-wop act that also included James Lowe, Shirley Jones, Earl Edwards and Ben Broyles. After being drafted into the army, he returned to The Dukays in 1960. They were discovered by Bernice Williams, who became their manager and secured an audition at Nat... Read More
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Soul, Pop Soul, Chicago Soul, Northern Soul, Oldies