Arthur Alexander


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Birth Name: Arthur Alexander
Born: 1940/05/10
Birth Place: Sheffield, Alabama
Died: 1993/06/09
Years Active: 1960 – 1975, 1993
Genres: Country, Soul

Arthur Alexander (May 10, 1940 – June 9, 1993), born in Sheffield, Alabama, was perhaps one of the biggest stars to arise out of the American country soul scene. Jason Ankeny, music critic for Allmusic, said Alexander was a "country-soul pioneer" and though largely unknown, "his music is the stuff of genius, a poignant and deeply intimate body of work on par with the best of his contemporaries."