Gene Chandler

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R&B Singer
Date of Birth July 6, 1937
Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois
Age 83 years old
Horoscope Cancer

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About Gene Chandler

American R&B singer and record producer best known for his soul hits like "Duke Of Earl" and "Groovy Situation." The "Duke of Earl" charted at #1 in both the US and UK in 1962,

Before Fame

He began performing in the early 1950s with groups like The Gaytones and The Dukays. He also served in the U.S. Army between 1957 and 1960.


He created a character to accompany his hit song "The Duke of Earl." He wore a cape, monocle, and top hat and carried a cane.

Family Life

He grew up in Chicago, Illinois, where he first became involved in the music scene.


He collaborated with Curtis Mayfield on several recordings throughout his career.

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Latest information about Gene Chandler updated on October 30, 2020.

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