Al Kent (right) | People’s Records, Detroit | tc289
Musician, songwriter and record producer Al Kent is better known for his Detroit recordings of the 1960’s for Golden World and Ric Tic Records – including “You got to pay the price”. Albert Prentis Hamilton (Al Kent) was born in 1937. His first recordings were as a member of a doo wop group, The Nite Caps, then he made some solo recordings for Checker before going on to Golden World. Mr Kent is understood to still be alive.