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Born Eugene Booker McDaniels, a name he used in later life, in Kansas City on February 12, 1935, Gene was a former gospel singer, signed to Liberty Records in the early 1960's where he scored American hits with original version of "Tower Of Strength" (covered successfully in the UK by Frankie Vaughan) and "A Hundred Pounds Of Clay", a UK hit for Craig Douglas. However, his influence on UK copyists brought him on a nationwide cinema tour with Gary U.S. Bonds and Johnny Burnette as well as an appearance in "It's Trad Dad", one of a series of pop-based movies of the time.
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- LyricsIf I were a tower of strength, I'd walk away
I'd look in your eyes and here's what I'd say
"I don't want you, I don't need you, I don't love you any more"
And I'd walk out that door
You'd be down on your knees
- A Hundred Pounds of Clay - (2:23) - 715 plays
- LyricsYou know that once upon a time
I didn't need you so
It would have been so easy then
For me to turn and go
But now there's no leavin' you
- Tower Of Strength - 1995 Digital Remaster - (2:20) - 312 plays
- Walk With A Winner - (2:55) - 174 plays
- A Hundred Pounds Of Clay - 1995 Digital Remaster - (2:24) - 123 plays
- Walk With A Winner - 1995 Digital Remaster - (2:59) - 96 plays
- Chip Chip - (2:20) - 85 plays
- Point Of No Return - 1995 Digital Remaster - (2:19) - 103 plays
- The Point of No Return - (2:14) - 40 plays