born on 23/12/1940 in Chicago, IL, United States
died on 22/7/2005 in Chicago, IL, United States
He was born in Chicago. He also released three solo albums (entitled The Eugene Record, Trying to Get to You, and Welcome to My Fantasy) via the Warner Music Group before rejoining the Chi-Lites in 1980. In 1979, he had a disco hit called "Magnetism"'. He also wrote and produced many of the group's hits, such as "Have You Seen Her" and "Oh Girl", frequently in collaboration with other songwriters such as Barbara Acklin. He also wrote and produced for other artists, including Acklin, Jackie Wilson, and The Dells. Record left the Chi-Lites again in 1988 before eventually becoming a gospel singer.
In 1978 he appeared on Saturday Night Live with Michael Palin. He performed "Have You Seen Her" and "Trying to Get to You".
He died on July 22, 2005, in Chicago, after a long battle with cancer. He was 64.
- [Eugene Record at All Music Guide Allmusic.com article on Eugene Record]
- Soul Tracks profile of Eugene Record
- IMDB Entry for Saturday Night Live appearance
- Eugene Record. Find a Grave.