Personalities | Lou Rawls | Sixties | Rock
Versatile singer, actor and voiceover artist with gospel roots. The 1960s saw Rawls exploring jazz, blues and pop, finally finding his voice with the 1966 LP Soulin’ and its hit ‘Love Is A Hurtin’ Thing’. Naturally gravitating to smooth Philadelphia soul, his best-seller was the lush 1976 No. 2, Gamble and Huff’s ‘You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine’. Vocal on civil rights issues, he hosted annual United Negro College Fund telethons from 1980 to his death in 2006.
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