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Charles Wright

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Known best mainly because the founder and frontman from the Los Angeles-based group Charles Wright & the W 103rd Street Tempo Music group, this funk and soul singer and guitarist was in charge of hit songs such as for example “Till You Get More than enough,” “Express Yourself,” and “Carry out Your Thing.” Early in his profession, he performed with doo-wop rings like the Twilighters, the Turks, as well as the Shields. Daryl Dragon (of Captain & Tennille) was among the unique people of Wright’s music group. Created in Clarksdale, Mississippi, he shifted to LA during his early teenage years. His nephew, Eazy-E (created Eric Lynn Wright), was a rapper using the Compton, California-based hip-hop group N.W.A. R&B drummer Wayne Gadson was among the people of Charles Wright & the W 103rd Street Tempo Band.

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Full Name Charles Wright
Date Of Birth April 6, 1940
Place Of Birth Mississippi
Profession Soul Singer
Education Christ School
Nationality American
Awards Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, National Book Award for Poetry, Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry, National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada, Ambassador Book Award for Poetry
Music Groups Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, The Gallahads
Movies Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
TV Shows Yukon Men, Yukon Men: Roughing It
Star Sign Aries

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#Fact
1 He is of Japanese and French descent on his mother's side.
2 Charlie's aunt is Robin Wright.


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Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul 2017 Rodrick Heffley
Ingrid Goes West 2017 Chuck
Better Things 2016 TV Series Adam
The Millers 2014 TV Series Young Adam

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