CB Milton

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CB Milton
CB Milton (2018).jpg
CB Milton (2018)
Born
Clarence Becker Milton

(1968-04-11) 11 April 1968 (age 52)
NationalityDutch
OccupationSinger
Years active1993-

CB Milton, aka Clarence Bekker (born Clarence Becker Milton, 11 April 1968, in Suriname), is a Dutch electronic music vocalist, who became known in the early 1990s. He is best known for the singles "It's a Loving Thing", "Send Me an Angel" and "Open Your Heart". In the UK Singles Chart, "It's a Loving Thing" reached No. 34 in a remixed version in March 1995, and "Hold On (If You Believe in Love)" peaked at No. 62 in August that year.[1] He also recorded three albums, It's My Loving Thing (1994), The Way to Wonderland (1996) and From Here to There (1998) for the Byte Records label in Antwerp, Belgium.

CB Milton was identified as Clarence Bekker of the Netherlands on the disc and DVD created by Playing for Change released in April 2009. He participated with various other artists on the songs "Stand by Me" (Ben E. King) and "Don't Worry" (Pierre Minetti) on the album. He is also part of the Playing for Change band, brought together to promote the disc.

5 May 2018 Clarence performed at the Dutch 5 May Concert in Amsterdam.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Position Album
NET
Single T100
BE
Ultratop 100
SPA SWE UK
1993 "Send Me An Angel" 10 17 It's My Loving Thing
1993 "No One Else" 46 41
1994 "It's a Loving Thing" 16 3 33 49
1994 "Hold On (If You Believe in Love)" 35 15 62
1994 "Open Your Heart" 42 30
1995 "It's a Loving Thing (Remix)" 34
1995 "A Real Love" 47 34 The Way To Wonderland
1996 "Show Me The Way" 39
1996 "How Do I Know"
1996 "If You Leave Me Now" 44
1997 "Time Is Up"
1998 "Get into My Life" 88 39 From Here To There
1998 "What About Me" 37
1998 "We Are The One"
1998 "Carry On" 90
2020 "These Ladies" Changes

Collaborations[edit]

Year Single Chart Position
NET
Single T100
BE
Ultratop 100
SPA SWE UK
2001 "Something Going On"

Mark Van Dale feat. CB Milton

65
2007 "Miracle Of Love"

Tikaro & Selva feat. Clarence

7
2007 "Shine On Me"

Tikaro, J.Louis & Ferran feat. Clarence

3
2008 "Shine On Me (Remixes)"

Tikaro, J.Louis & Ferran feat. Clarence

8
2011 "Loving Thing"

Phil Wilde feat. CB Milton

2012 "I'm Going In"

Laurent Wery feat. Clarence

61

Albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
NDL SWE UK
It's My Loving Thing 77
The Way To Wonderland
From Here To There
Old Soul (as Clarence Milton Bekker)
Changes (as Clarence Bekker Band)
  • Released: 2020
  • Label: Jazz Activist
  • Formats: CD

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 368. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.

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