David Clayton-Thomas

David Clayton-Thomas

2 Seasons

David Clayton-Thomas is a Grammy Award-winning Canadian musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist for the American band Blood, Sweat & Tears. To add to his list of awards, Clayton-Thomas was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2007.

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David Clayton-Thomas
  • Wade In The Water

    Episode 1

    “Wade In The Water” was initially released by Ramsey Lewis in 1966 as part of his album “Wade In The Water”.

  • Freedom For the Stallion

    Episode 2

    “Freedom For The Stallion” was released in 2015 as part of Blood, Sweat & Tears’ album “Combo”.

  • Hi-De-Ho

    Episode 3

    “Hi-De-Ho” was released in 1970 as part of Blood, Sweat & Tears’ self-titled album “Blood, Sweat & Tears 3”.

  • You Made Me So Very Happy

    Episode 4

    In 1968 David Clayton Thomas released his debut album with Blood, Sweat & Tears. This album was the first in history to have three U.S. gold singles on it, and “You Made Me So Very Happy” was one of them. With the help of this song, the album topped Billboard’s album chart for seven weeks straight.

  • God Bless The Child

    Episode 5

    “God Bless The Child” was originally released by Billie Holiday in 1942. It was then recorded by Blood, Sweat & Tears in 1968 as part of their first self titled album, “Blood, Sweat & Tears”.

  • Spinning Wheel

    Episode 6

    In May of 1969, David Clayton Thomas released “Spinning Wheel” as a single. It sold one million copies in the first three months after the song’s release. The single stayed at #2 on The Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks and also topped the Canadian RPM Weekly singles chart for three weeks. This s...