O.B. McClinton
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Slip Away
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I Wish It Would Rain
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Family Tradition
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Don't Let the Green Grass Fool You

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b. Obie Burnett McClinton, 25 April 1940, Senatobia, Mississippi, USA, d. 23 September 1987. The son of a Baptist preacher, McClinton was dissuaded from listening to R&B, but took solace in country music. Having worked for a time as a disc jockey at radio station WDIA in Memphis, he forged a career as a songwriter, penning country-soul ballads for Otis Redding (‘Keep Your Arms Around Me'), before finding the ideal foil in James Carr. Two of McClinton's compositions, ‘You've Got ... Read more

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