An award-winning performer, producer and composer, and one of the architects of Rhythm and Blues, Jerry The Iceman" Butler, 55, has enjoyed a 37-year career that began when he and Curtis Mayfield formed a rhythm and blues group, The Impressions, in Chicago in 1958. The same year, the 18-year old Butler wrote a song titled "For Your Precious Love, " which launched Butler and The Impressions. "For Your Precious Love" became a "landmark recording," according to Rolling Stone, and the single, on VeeJay Records, became the first for The Impressions to "go gold". Butler, named "The Iceman" in 1959 by Philadelphia radio personality Georgia Woods for his "cool as ice" delivery and debonair, effortless style (the name has become so synonymous with Butler that he registered it) has had numerous million sellers ("platinum") during his career: "For Your Precious Love" with The Impressions (Veejay, 1958); "He Will Break Your Heart (Veejay,1960), "Moon River" (VeeJay,1961); "Never Gonna Give You Up', (Mercury, 1967); "Hey Western Union Man" (Mercury, 1968), "Brand New Me", (Mercury, 1969), "Only The Strong Survive" (Mercury, 1969); "Ain't Understanding Mellow" (Mercury, 1973)..
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Age Group-60's+, African American, R&B, R&B-60's Music, Rock-Nostalgia, Male