The 1960s handed our world a very rare gift â€“ a gift of some of the most talented R&B artists of our time. These brothers and sisters of â€œsoulâ€ led the way â€“ paved the way â€“ for future talented artists of today. The deep soul renditions of their â€œmainstreamâ€ songs â€“ the soulful sounds we came to love â€“ were born â€“ some from gospel roots to â€œstreet cornerâ€ harmony -- building the foundation of this nationâ€™s beloved â€œRhythm & Blues.â€
Enter the handsome, talented Winfield Parker. Winfieldâ€™s career began in Baltimore, Maryland, as one of the nationâ€™s most successful, talented R&B artists, producing an enormous following of dedicated fans. Always in demand for live concert appearances, Winfield Parker traveled throughout the world, delivering his unique style of soulful R&B to sell-out crowds in every major city. Winfieldâ€™s highly impressive recording discography includes top-notch issues on premier record labels â€“ beginning his career with Mr. Rufus Mitchell, then owner of the now highly collectible Ru-Jac label (one of the nationâ€™s first African-American owned record labels), plus Spring, Wand, Calla, ATCO, GSF, P&L and Arctic. Winfield Parker was a star on the â€œtop of the chartsâ€ â€“ appearing with such talent as The Temptations, James Brown, Etta James, Little Richard, Lloyd Price, Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles, Four Tops, and Carla Thomas. And these are just a few.
Today, the recordings of Winfield Parker remain highly in demand -- prized possessions to collectors of rare soul music. Winfield continues to tour in concert today. Log on to www.myspace.com/winfieldparker for Winfieldâ€™s tour and concert appearances in the U.S., U.K. and Europe.
Enjoy your collectorâ€™s CD of â€œThe Best of Winfield Parker.â€ A first!