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Chuck Rainey

eb, b, ep, *1940 US, Cleveland
Singer / Musician / Composer of Rock and R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Charles Walter Rainey III

Charles Walter "Chuck" Rainey III (born June 17, 1940, Cleveland, Ohio, United States) is an American bass guitar session musician, known for playing with many well-known American musicians and acts, including Donald Byrd, Steely Dan, Quincy Jones, Aretha Franklin, The Rascals, Frankie Valli and Joe Walsh.

  • Bass guitar
  • Bass
  • Electric piano
  • Vocals
  • Rock
  • R&B/Soul
  • Blues
  • Pop
  • Jazz
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That's The Way It's Got To Be (Body And Soul) on Beyond Body And Soul by The Soul Generation
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Eye of the Devil on Solar Heat by Cal Tjader
Amazon on Solar Heat by Cal Tjader
Fried Bananas on Solar Heat by Cal Tjader
Ray Of Hope on Beyond Body And Soul by The Soul Generation
Mambo Sangria on Solar Heat by Cal Tjader
Never My Love on Solar Heat by Cal Tjader

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Interpretations Of A GrooveChuck Rainey2013Album
Sing & DanceChuck Rainey1999Album
Hangin' Out RightChuck Rainey1998Album
Chuck Rainey / David T. Walker BandChuck Rainey / David T. Walker Band1994Album
Coolin' 'N Groovin' (A Night At On-Air)Bernard Purdie, Chuck Rainey, David T. Walker, Sonny Phillips, Bill Bivens, Virgil Jones, Pancho Morales, Mr. Alligator Boogaloo1993Album
Born AgainChuck Rainey1981Album
Screaming MothersErnie Wilkins Featuring: Joe Newman, Snooky Young, David Spinozza, Grady Tate, Chuck Rainey, Hubert Laws, Woody Shaw, Kenny Burrell1974Album
It's Gonna RainChuck Rainey1972Single
Genuine John (Colours)Chuck Rainey1972Single
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