b. James Augustus Carr, 13th June 1942, Coahoma, Mississippi, U.S.A.
d. 7th January 2001, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.
First made the R&B charts in 1966 with 'You've Got My Mind Messed Up'.
Followed by his most famous song 'The Dark End of the Street', written by Dan Penn and Chips Moman.
James Carr died on Sunday 7th January 2001 in Memphis. He was 58.
The cause was cancer, said his friend and producer Quinton Claunch.
you got my mind messed up - 1967 / a man needs a woman - 1968 / freedom train - 1977 / take me to the limit - 1991
You Got My Mind Messed Up (Goldwax Records 1966)
A Man Needs A Woman (Goldwax Records 1968)
Freedom Train (Goldwax Records 1968)
Take Me To The Limit (Goldwax Records 1991)
Soul Survivor (Soultrax Records 1993)