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Jerry Butler (Vocalist)
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Vocalist
    (December 8, 1939- )
    Born in Sunflower, Mississippi
    Recorded the singles 'For Your Precious Love' (with the Impressions, 1958), 'He Will Break Your Heart' (1960), 'Moon River' (1961), 'Make It Easy on Yourself' (1962), 'Let It Be Me' (with Betty Everett, 1964), 'Mr. Dream Merchant' (1967), 'Never Give You Up' (1968), 'Hey Western Union Man' (1968), 'Only the Strong Survive' (1969), 'What's the Use of Breaking Up' (1969) and 'Ain't Understanding Mellow' (with Brenda Lee Eager, 1972)
    Member of the Cook County (Illinois) Board of Commissioners (1985- )
    Hosted the PBS special 'Doo Wop 50' (1999) and its sequels
    He shares his name with a porn star.
    He left the Impressions immediately after their first hit.
    The Cook County web page lists him as Jerry 'Iceman' Butler.
    He supported a sales tax increase, prompting the Chicago Tribune to encourage people to vote against him in 2010.
    He was nicknamed 'The Ice Man' for his smooth voice and cool demeanor.
    He co-wrote several of his own hits and Otis Redding's 'I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now).'
    He served as chairman of the non-profit Rhythm and Blues Foundation.

Credit: C. Fishel


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