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David Prater (born May 9, 1937 in Ocilla, Georgia, USA – died May 9, 1988 in Sycamore, Georgia, USA in a car crash), was one half of the soul music duo Sam and Dave. Along with bandmate, Samuel David Moore, both are inducted into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame. May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Ocilla is a city located in Irwin County, Georgia. ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sycamore is a city located in Turner County, Georgia. ... A car accident in Yate, near Bristol, England, in July 2004. ... Sam & Dave were an American soul duo, known as one of the best and earliest soul groups. ... Samuel David Moore (born 12 October 1935, Miami, Florida) is an American rhythm and blues singer best known for his work in the soul duo Sam & Dave. ... The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, showing Lake Erie in the foreground The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is a museum and institution in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, dedicated, as the name suggests, to recording the history of some of the best-known and most influential...


Prater and Sam Moore are veterans of gospel music groups The Melionaires and The Sensational Hummingbirds. They met in The King of Hearts Club in Miami in 1961, signing to Roulette Records, before being signed by Jerry Wexler to Atlantic Records in 1965, then being 'loaned' out, like so many other soul acts of the time, on to Stax Records. Samuel David Moore (born 12 October 1935, Miami, Florida) is an American rhythm and blues singer best known for his work in the soul duo Sam & Dave. ... Gospel music may refer either to the religious music that first came out of African-American churches in the 1930s or, more loosely, to both black gospel music and to the religious music composed and sung by white southern Christian artists. ... This article is about the city in Florida. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Roulette Records is a record label which was started late 1956 by George Goldner, Joe Kolsky, Morris Levy and Phil Khals, but the label was soon sold to Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore. ... Jerome Jerry Wexler (born 10 January 1917) is a music journalist turned highly influential music producer, and is regarded as one of the major record industry players behind 1960s soul music. ... Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American record label that operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Warner Music Group. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Stax Records was a Memphis, Tennessee based record label that existed from 1959 to 1976. ...


The duo's 1966 debut, "You Don't Know Like I Know", started a series of Top Ten soul hits. These included "Hold On! I'm Comin'" (1966); "You Got Me Hummin'" (1966); "When Something Is Wrong with My Baby" (1967); "Soul Man" (1967); and "I Thank You" (1968). 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Soul Man was a hit song by Sam & Dave in 1967 and has inspired the names of: Soul Man a television sitcom starring Dan Aykroyd as Mike Weber, an Episcopal priest and widowed father of four children. ...


Most of their hits were penned by Isaac Hayes and Dave Porter. In most recordings they were backed by Hayes on piano with Booker T. & the M.G.'s and the Memphis Horns. The ending of their association with the Stax, and their frequently volatile relationship, contributed to their first break-up in 1970. Isaac Hayes performs at the International Amphitheater in Chicago as part of the annual PUSH `Black Expo`, October 1973 Isaac Lee Hayes (born August 20, 1942, in Covington, Tennessee, United States) is an actor, and influential soul singer, songwriter, musician and arranger. ... David Porter (born 21 November 1941) is an American soul musician best known as the songwriting partner of Isaac Hayes during the 1960s. ... Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr. ... Streaming API for XML (StAX) is an application programming interface (API) to read and write XML documents in the Java programming language. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ...


Sam & Dave reunited several times during the 1970s, most notably on "Come On, Come Over" which appeared on the debut LP of the late jazz bass extraordinare Jaco Pastorius and at the last occasion due to The Blues Brothers's 1978 recording of "Soul Man". In 1986 Moore re-recorded "Soul Man" with Lou Reed for the film of the same name. As was later revealed, drug problems contributed to the pair's instability; Prater was arrested for selling crack to an undercover policeman. The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the start of the 20th century in New Orleans, rooted in Western music technique and theory and marked by the profound cultural contributions of African Americans. ... Jaco Pastorius (December 1, 1951 – September 21, 1987) was a jazz bassist and composer, notable for his virtuoso technique and fretless bass playing style. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with The Blues Brothers Band. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Lou Reed Lewis Allen Lou Reed (born March 2, 1942) is an American rock and roll singer-songwriter, originally from Brooklyn, New York. ... This article is about the drug cocaine. ... Chicago police officer on a Segway. ...


On April 9, 1988, Prater died in a car crash in Sycamore, Georgia. April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sycamore is a city located in Turner County, Georgia. ...


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Sam & Dave - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (356 words)
Sam and Dave, veterans of the gospel groups The Melionaires and The Sensational Hummingbirds, were an American soul duo, known as one of the best and earliest soul groups.
As was later revealed, drug problems contributed to the pair's instability; Prater was arrested for selling crack to an undercover policeman.
On April 9,1988, Prater died in a car crash in Sycamore Georgia.
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