Powerhouse Radio Archive
The story of Jerry Butler begins in Sunflower, Mississippi, progresses to Chicago, Illinois, and develops globally into a truckload full of international hits.
Listen to our interview with Jerry Butler
"For Your Precious Love" with the Impressions in 1958 featured Jerry in the lead. The 1960's saw a string of hits on the Vee-Jay Record label, followed by popular songs "Hey, Western Union Man" and "Only The Strong Survive," recorded in Philadelphia.
The 1970's brought even more success, when Jerry teamed up with song writer - producers Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff.
Listen to Jerry talk to King from Powerhouse Radio (1982 at WSSJ Camden NJ/Philadelphia, PA) about how he became successful, and what it takes to be tops in the music biz.