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Keith

Keith
Born: May 7, 1949 in Manchester, England
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: Remembered for his 1967 Top Ten smash "98.6," singer Keith was born James Barry Keefer in Philadelphia on May 7, 1949. According to legend, he earned his first record deal with Columbia after camping out on the doorstep of A&R executive Jerry Ross; the resulting single, 1966's "Caravan of Lonely Men," ...Read full biography
98.6/Ain't Gonna Lie
Released: 1967
Label: Mercury
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Sublime is the only way to describe Keith's biggest hit, the top 10 "98.6" and the almost as wonderful Top 40 hit which preceded it two months before, "Ain't Gonna Lie". This twelve song album is resplendent ...Read full review
The Adventures of Odd Keith
Released: 1969
Label: RPM
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"Alone on the Shore" opens the third album by Keith, the one name handle for James Barry Keefer. The shimmering pop that was created by Bobby Hebb producer Jerry Ross and arranger Joe Renzetti on the first ...Read full review