My Father in Lites
A Father's Story From A Son's PerspectivePaperback - 2015
This is a biography on Grammy Award winning songwriter, Eugene Record, lead singer, writer and producer for The Chi-Lites. Stars have performed his music like Beyonc#65533;, Jay-z, Kanye West & Smokey Robinson. Now his story is finally being told. This book starts with the humble beginnings of Eugene's ancestors and takes the audience to the legacy he has left behind. It introduces the reader to the people who inspired some of his most popular songs such as "Have You Seen Her" and "Oh Girl." This book vividly explains how Eugene went through financial hardships going from one job to the next trying to care for a growing family. Once he overcame this struggle, he found himself faced with the challenges of juggling fatherhood and the demands of a successful music career. It gives firsthand knowledge on what it was like having to share your dear father with the world of music entertainment from a son's point of view. The book spotlights various musicians and producers that were involved in creating some of his most memorable songs. It shares with its readers the heart-wrenching details of Eugene's high school sweetheart relationship, his romance with his writing partner, and how he met and fell in love with his second wife.
Publisher: Gary, IN : Record Family Music Group, 2015.
Characteristics: 272 pages ; 20 cm