Willie Chambers

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Willie Chambers
Born (1938-03-03) March 3, 1938 (age 76)
Mississippi
Genres Rock, gospel music, soul music, psychedelic rock, blues
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1961–present
Labels Columbia
Associated acts Chambers Brothers, Lester Chambers

Willie Chambers is a singer, guitarist, and former member of The Chambers Brothers, a rock band in the 1960s with hits such as "In The Midnight Hour, "I Can't Turn You Loose", and "Time Has Come Today".

Background[edit]

He was a founding member of The Chambers Brothers and stayed with them until their eventual break up. He sang lead on one of their hits, a cover of Wilson Pickett's "In The Midnight Hour". He also co-wrote their biggest hit "Time Has Come Today" with his brother Joe. He would later work as a session musician.[1]

Recent activity[edit]

In 2006 he sat in with a group called Vince and the Invinceables at a benefit concert for Arthur Lee of the group Love.[2][3] More recently, he has become more active and has collaborated with artists such as Louis Metoyer,[4] and involved with the Artie Vegas Revue.[5] He has also been involved with Australian born artists such as Jessie Sparks and singer Stephen Rowe, appearing in his "Restless Soul" video.[6] He and his brother Joe Chambers, contributed to the song "Calendar Years" which featured on Sparks' EP.[7]

Appears on[edit]

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  • All Chambers Brothers recordings

Film & Guest appearances[edit]

  • Restless Soul (Video)
  • The making of "Restless Soul" video
  • Central Gospel - Documentary - 2011 - Himself

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