Host Deardra Shuler interviews EL DEBARGE, known for his unique high tenor register and signature falsetto. The singer will be appearing with Troop and Tank at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in the Bronx on Nov. 19th at 8pm. El Debarge is a singer, songwriter, keyboardist and producer that grew up in a large family in Detroit and Grand Rapids, Michigan. His first professional recording was as a background vocalist on the 1979 hit “I Call Your Name”, recorded by his older brothers Bobby and Tommy DeBarge’s band Switch. He and his brothers were signed to Motown in 1980. Their album All This Love (1982) went gold with the hits “I Like It” and “All This Love”. Their second gold album, In A Special Way, featured “Time Will Reveal” and “Love Me in a Special Way”. The group’s 1985 release, Rhythm of the Night, became their best selling album yet.. El DeBarge produces, arranges and co-write songs. He had a massive hit with the song “Who’s Johnny.”
El DeBarge was honored with three Grammy nominations for his 2010 album Second Chance. For tickets call 718-960-8833 or go online at www.lehmancenter.org
As listeners heard El Debarge did not show up for the interview after confirming. Left me with dead air. His mgmt said he wanted to do it, so I set it up again. again a no show. So that is it, folks. I tried to get this interview but seems his management cannot deliver it.