scans courtesy of Lars G. Nilsson
Don Davis had been
working with Memphis based Stax records for eighteen months
when he met up again with Darrell.
Don produced the
"Here to stay" album in United Sound. It was arranged by Rudy
Robinson and Bert Keyes and engineered by Ed Wolfrum, Ron
Capone and Don himself.
the songwriters on display were the famous "We
Three" from Memphis; Raymond Jackson, Bettye Crutcher and Homer
Banks. Detroiters also featured and several songs were
included from both Steve Mancha
and Brothers of Soul members Fred Bridges and Richard
the stage was set for a great album and it certainly was,
gaining release on Stax subsidiary Volt.
couple of 45's were released too. "We Three's"
"Just because your love is gone" b/w Melvin
Davis's "I'm the one who loves you", and Darrell's final release "Beautiful
feeling" b/w "No One Blinder".
despite the quality of the material, chart action was
Notes thanks to David Meikle.