The Darrell Banks Story
The Road To Detroit

label scans courtesy of Graham Finch and Mick Donnelly : must not be reproduced without permission

Darrell Eubanks was born in Mansfield, Ohio on the 25th of July 1937.

Within a few years his family moved to the East Side of Buffalo, New York, where he was raised in the Gospel tradition.

Research by Richard Pack of Toronto uncovered that Darrell sang with local groups, Daddy B Combo and Grand Prix in those early days.

In the mid-sixties he met up with local dentist and music fan, Doc Murphy who gave him a chance in Club Revilot in downtown Buffalo.

Showing great promise, Murphy, now Darrell's manager, linked Banks up with Lebaron Taylor.

His first recording, "Open the door to your heart", emerged soon after.

Notes thanks to David Meikle.




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