Richard "Dimples" Fields
|Genres:||R&B / Soul|
|Tags:||disco gone but not forgotten baffi di un certo livello|
|Decades:||1980s 1990s 2000s|
1942, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 12 January 2000, Los Angeles, California, USA. Fields earned the nickname Dimples from a female admirer who remarked that he was always smiling. Fields began singing in the early 70s, purchasing a San Francisco cabaret, the Cold Duck Music Lounge, and installing himself as its entertainment. He began recording for his own DRK Records label during this period. Each of his three albums for DRK (Dat Richfield Kat) sold reasonably well and Fields signed to Neil Bogarts Boardwalk Records in 1981. His first chart single was that years Earth Angel, a remake of the 1954 Penguins ballad. His biggest hit was 1982s If It Aint One Thing... Its Another, an R&B number 1, which became his only crossover pop chart hit. Two albums, 1981s Dimples and the following years Mr. Look So Good!, also reached the charts, but Boardwalk folded as his third album for the...