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John Edward "Johnny" Carter
Original name: John Edward Carter
Birth: Jun. 2, 1934
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 2009
Harvey
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Vocalist. Member of the Rhythm and Blues groups The Flamingos and The Dells. He was born John E. Carter in Chicago and helped form The Flamingos during the early 1950's while a member of a local church choir. Carter was featured as first tenor during the early years of the group and wrote their hit "Golden Teardrops" (1953). In 1957, he left to serve in the United States Military and joined the already formed group The Dells upon his return in 1960. They would gain recognition as a backup band with singer Dinah Washington, and found commercial success beginning in the late-1960's charting such top 40 hits as "Stay In My Corner" (1968), "Oh, What A Night" (1969) and "Give Your Baby a Standing Ovation" (1973). Carter remained a member of The Dells throughout the 1980's and 1990's performing and recording with them. He was a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee as a member of The Flamingos in 2001 and The Dells in 2004. He died from lung cancer. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
Burial:
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
Elwood
Will County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 8 Site 46
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Aug 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41053261
John Edward Johnny Carter
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