Billy Ray Charles
vocalist, instrumentalist, songwriter and producer, Larome Powers
was born Gerald Robinson on November 21, 1952. Originally from
Tupelo, Mississippi, he moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan, when he was
five years old. Powers learned to play bass and piano as a youth,
and in his early 20s relocated to Detroit, where he spent a decade
as a staff writer at Don Davisí Groovesville Productions.
After releasing four singles over the years, Powers issued his debut album, "Somebodyís Chasiní My Cat" in 2003. He was subsequently offered a contract with Malaco Recordsí Waldoxy subsidiary, and "Whatís Life Without Love" appeared on the label in 2006. This record featured the hit dance track "Shake & Shimmy".
"Stepping Out" followed in 2014.
"Somebody's Chasin' My Cat" (Blues Club 2003)
1. Stop Mistreating Me
"What's Life Without Love" (Waldoxy 2006)
1 Shake & Shimmey-
2 Get Down On It-
3 I Feel Like Cheatin-
4 Nothin But A Party-
5 Let's Make Love Tonight-
6 Are You Lonely-
7 What's Under That Hood-
8 Won't You Forgive Me-
9 So Many Fish-
10 She's So Cruel-
"Steppin' Out" (Waldoxy 2014)