A beast of a Chicago Stepper cut by Chicago’s own Garland Green. Oh, and he says, he’s not Jealous nor Violent in real life… he even released a song called “Don’t Think I’m a Violent Guy”. Good to know.
Vodpod videos no longer available.
Someone who could “never lose” at the South Side Talent Shows that local record execs scoured for fresh talent, Chicago’s own Garland Green made a name for himself in the late sixties as a growling soul star to be reckoned with. Ironically, he wasn’t discovered at a Talent Show, but playing pool. Legend has it that a local Barbecue Magnate named Argia B. Collins heard him while walking down the street and ultimately funded Garland’s turn at the Chicago Conservatory of Music. Here’s a clip from my interview with Mr. Green.
garland green talks talent shows.