Gene McDaniels (February 12, 1935 – July 29, 2011) was an American singer and songwriter, who had his greatest recording success in the early 1960s.
Born Eugene Booker McDaniels had six Top 40 hits in the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The two that went into the Top 5 were 1961’s "Tower of Strength" (#5 on the pop chart) and "A Hundred Pounds of Clay," which reached #3 on the pop chart, and sold over one million records, earning gold disc status.
In 1974, Roberta Flack reached #1 with McDaniels’ "Feel Like Makin’ Love", which she won a Grammy Award.
Eugene McDaniels cause of death
Eugene McDaniels died after a brief illness.
Eugene McDaniels was 76 years old at the time of his death.
A Hundred Pounds of Clay – Eugene McDaniels
Feel Like Makin’ Love – Written by Eugene McDaniels