Two classic sides from the Michigan soul singer with a stash of soul goodies in his repertoire. The original pressing of ‘What Good Am I Without You’ from 1967 on Jacklyn Records goes for just over £200 and one listen explains why. Featuring an emotional heart-wrenching vocal soaked with flying strings over an impulsive rhythm, it’s a lovelorn anthem; an emotional rollercoaster…
Backed with ‘That Certain Little Something’ from the Groovy label 12 months earlier. A funky guitar-led scorcher with a bluesy brass break and a spin and drop chorus aided by a rampaging drummer. Two must-have sides from Fletcher, a child prodigy, who found success in Chicago in the mid-‘60s which led to shows with Stevie Wonder and BB King among others.