Interviews

Willie Clarke on the Rise of Deep City Records

In 1975, Willie Clarke won a Grammy for his work on Betty Wright's "Where Is The Love". It's one of many hits he wrote in the '70s for the biggest independent record company in the world, Henry Stone's TK Productions, out of Hialeah.

But Clarke's recording career began in the 1960s, when he and a college buddy named Johnny Pearsall started a label called Deep City, based out of Johnny's Records in Liberty City. Their goal was to be bigger than Motown.

See Also:

-"Deep City Records Documentary: A Behind the Scenes Look"

-Willie Clarke, Miami Independent Music Pioneer, Talks Growing Up in Overtown

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