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
  • David Clayton-Thomas - Interview Part 5

    Episode 1

    Carvin Winans sits down with David Clayton-Thomas to discuss Blood, Sweat & Tears covering the song “You Make Me So Very Happy”, auditioning for Blood, Sweat & Tears, and R&B influences in Toronto.

  • David Clayton-Thomas - Interview Part 4

    Episode 2

    Carvin Winans sits down with David Clayton-Thomas to discuss the Grammy awards, the song “Spinning Wheel”, and the musical styles David first began with on his musical journey.

  • David Clayton-Thomas - Interview Part 7

    Episode 3

    Carvin Winans sits down with David Clayton-Thomas to discuss spirituality, his drive to pursue music, and helping young offenders in the reformatory system.

  • David Clayton-Thomas - Interview Part 6

    Episode 4

    Carvin Winans sits down with David Clayton-Thomas to discuss the songwriting process, life lessons learned from creating music, and how music has a rescued both of them.

  • David Clayton-Thomas - Interview Part 2

    Episode 5

    Carvin Winans sits down with David Clayton-Thomas to discuss the history of the song “Freedom for the Stallion”, New Orleans R&B sound, and how music transcends culture and language barriers.

  • David Clayton-Thomas - Interview Part 3

    Episode 6

    Carvin Winans sits down with David Clayton-Thomas to discuss the song “Wade in the Water”, the Jewish influence in Gospel music, and the barriers that music defies.

  • David Clayton-Thomas - Interview Part 1

    Episode 7

    Carvin Winans sits down with David Clayton-Thomas to discuss David’s rough childhood, his time in reformatories, and the importance of self-worth that changes everything.