Joe Roberts (musician)

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This article is about the English musician. For the American comic actor, see Joe Roberts.

Joe Roberts is a Manchester based English musician, and one of the artists in soul/dance group Butterfly Jam, formerly known as Dark Flower. After several years with London Records, Roberts signed with Grass Green Records.[1] His single "Sweet Mercy" (1995) performed well on the dance charts, and an album of similar material was produced.[1]

Prior to Roberts starting to record with business and life-partner Melanie Williams, he also had solo hits with "Lover", "Back In My Life" and "Adore" originally by Prince on his Sign “☮” the Times album. Together with Williams, Roberts covered "You Are Everything", previously recorded by The Stylistics and later covered by Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye.

Chart discography[edit]

  • "Back In My Life" (1993) – UK No.59
  • "Lover" (1994) – UK No.22
  • "Back In My Life" (re-issue) (1994)- UK No.39
  • "Adore" (1994) – UK No.45
  • "You Are Everything" (1995) – UK No.28 †
  • "Happy Days" (1996) – UK No.63 ‡

† Melanie Williams and Joe Roberts
‡ Sweet Mercy featuring Joe Roberts [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Biography by John Bush". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 7 April 2009. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 465. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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