Arthur Alexander

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Arthur Alexander (May 10, 1940 – June 9, 1993) was an American country songwriter and soul singer. Jason Ankeny, music critic for Allmusic, said Alexander was a "country-soul pioneer" and that, though largely unknown, "his music is the stuff of genius, a poignant and deeply intimate body of work on par with the best of his contemporaries." Alexander wrote songs publicized by such stars as the Beatles, Elvis Presley, the Rolling Stones, Otis Redding, Tina Turner and Jerry Lee Lewis.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1972 Arthur Alexander 1
1977 Story of Rock n Roll 1
1993 Lonely Just Like Me 1
1994 Rainbow Road 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
1989 The Greatest 3 1
1993 The Ultimate Arthur Alexander 1
2001 The Monument Years 1
2006 The Greatest 1
2007 Lonely Just Like Me: The Final Chapter 1
You Better Move On 1


Year Title RatingReleases
1960 Sally Sue Brown / Girl That Radiates That Charm 1
1962 Where Have You Been (All My Life) / Soldier of Love 1
1962 Anna (Go to Him) / I Hang My Head and Cry 1
1962 You Better Move On / A Shot of Rhythm and Blues 1
1963 Go Home Girl / You're the Reason 1
1963 I Wonder Where You Are Tonight / Dream Girl 1
1964 Black Knight / Ole John Amos 1
1965 Detroit City / You Don't Care 1
1972 Burning Love / It Hurts to Want It So Bad 1

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