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Gene Chandler

Gene Chandler (born Eugene Dixon, July 6, 1937, Chicago, Illinois) is an American singer. He is esteemed by soul fans as one of the leading exponents of the 1960s Chicago soul scene, along with Curtis Mayfield and Jerry Butler. His signature hit is the #1 Billboard Hot 100 chart song, "Duke of Earl" (1962). Chandler wrote and performed many more songs, and collaborated with many of the greats in the soul and R&B world. Chandler attended Englewood High School (later known as Englewood Technical Prep Academy) on Chicago's south side. Read more on

Gene Chandler has 3 songs that have been featured in movies like Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Dusty and Sweets McGee, Hairspray and Hot Child in the City. What is your favorite song by Gene Chandler?


Songs from Gene Chandler

Groovy Situation
Duke of Earl
Get Down