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Steve Mancha

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Spirit singing Steve Mancha was created Clyde Darnell Wilson on Xmas, 1945 in Walhall, SC. He just resided in God’s nation five years prior to the Wilsons transferred to Detroit, MI to make use of the high having to pay jobs starting in the town for African-Americans. By 1960, Wilson was performing around city, and befriended Melvin Davis who currently was documenting on Fortune Information. Clyde’s first studio room check came as you 1 / 2 of Two Close friends, with Wilburt Jackson who released a unitary “Just A GREAT DEAL TO EXPECT,” on Harvey Fuqua’s short-lived HPC label. HPC experienced little clout as well as the record flopped miserably; Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell redid it years later on. After HPC, Fuqua went Tri Phi and Harvey Information with Gwen Gordy. However when Harvey, previously from the Moonglows, discovered Johnny Bristol & Jackey Beavers (Johnny & Jackey), Two Close friends got positioned on the trunk burner. With Motown rising and Tri Phi and Harvey experiencing diminishing profits, Harvey and Gwen merged with Motown, who got Wilson and Jackson in the offer. If Motown documented them, either as an organization or as single artists, the monitors were hardly ever released. They composed a few music that hardly ever did similar to “NUMBER 1 In Your Center” (the Displays); all had been either buried on albums, offered as B-sides, or stay unreleased. Wilson do no better without Jackson, his greatest work was “PROVIDE A Small Like,” the B-side of Marvin and Tammi’s “Ain’t No Hill High A sufficient amount of.” Neglected, Wilson still left Motown in 1965 to utilize Don Davis. Davis recommended a name transformation, Clyde Wilson simply wasn’t reducing it, as well as for the others of his secular documenting profession he was Steve Mancha. The very first Davis’ creation “Do My Baby Contact” b/w “Whirlpool,” fallen on Wheelsville Information in 1965. It do O.K. in a few marketplaces but wasn’t a breakout; years later on the Mad Lads do a remake on Volt Information. It was accompanied by three produces on Groovesville “You’re Still IN MY OWN Center” b/w “She’s SO EXCELLENT” (10/65) was the 1st. Mancha’s single string was interrupted by way of a Vacations single “I’ll Like You Forever,” on Golden Globe Records; these Vacations were in fact Edwin Starr (business lead), Mancha, and J. J. Barnes. It became an R&B strike, however the trio by no means toured because the Vacations; Davis assembled even more men for road responsibility and upcoming recordings. Mancha’s following Groovesville one “I Don’t Wish TO REDUCE You,” was a lovely, soulful floater that charted at #34 R&B in 1966; the 3rd Groovesville one “Don’t Make Me A TALE Teller,” matched up its forerunner by charting #34 R&B in 1967, it had been afterwards recorded with the Dells. Davis turned Mancha to his Groove Town label for “Hate Yourself EACH DAY,” released March 1968, it wasn’t as effective but is simply as good because the others. Another single shot “Special Baby” released on Groove Information did nothing at all. A golden chance emerged via Eddie Holland, Brian Holland, and Lamont Dozier who still left Motown around 1967 to start out the Invictus/Sizzling Wax/Music Merchant brands. The Hall-of-Fame songwriters select Mancha, Joe Stubbs, and Eddie Vacation to front side 100 Hundred Resistant (Aged In Spirit). The sizzling group imploded on Hotwax with “WAY TOO MANY Cooks (Ruin The Soup)” (#28 R&B) in 1969, however the following launch “Somebody’s Been Sleeping,” not merely arranged the R&B graph burning, it visited #8 Pop. Because the record simmered within the graphs, Mancha hit once again, this time around as 8th Day time with “She’s NOT ONLY AN OTHER WOMAN,” a music he wrote which was the same monitor on 100 Proof’s debut record. As the melody exploded, HDH place a group jointly called 8th Time that highlighted Steve’s friend, Melvin Davis. 100 Resistant recorded many unforgettable recordings including “One Man’s Leftovers (Is normally Another Man’s Feast),” “Driveway,” “90 Time Freeze,” “I Rather Combat Than Change,” “Everything Great Is Poor,” and “Don’t Nothing Where It Don’t Itch.” By 1973, nevertheless, 100 Proof”s recordings ended, but was resurrected with brand-new members for two produces in 1977. While 100 Resistant was credit scoring at Hotwax, Don Davis leased Steve Mancha’s previous paths to Stax Information which led to the Rare Stamps, recording on Volt Information which also included recordings by J. J. Barnes; it had been later on released on Compact disc with a whole Darrell Banking institutions’ recording added. When HDH shifted to California, and Mancha, didn’t, his profession ended. Stax had opted under, stoned by personal bankruptcy and payola costs, and Don Davis was steadfastly departing the music business. He ultimately do and once–and may still–owned a loan provider in Detroit. Mancha’s initial coach, Harvey Fuqua is at California too. But also for some unusual reason, maybe from the concern with earthquakes, Steve hardly ever left the Electric motor City. He turned to gospel music but hasn’t discovered the achievement he appreciated with secular music, though it’s certainly more spiritually satisfying. Manufacturer, Ian Levine unearthed Steve in 1998 and documented “It’s ALL AROUND THE Grapevine,” it became a North Soul preferred but do anything in the us. Mancha’s even more known overseas, actually the strikes with 100 Resistant and 8th Day time didn’t earn him any reputation, 100 Resistant wasn’t a touring group, they do several gigs, but a lot of people under no circumstances noticed them; they didn’t come with an identification beyond their recordings. Steve do a concert in London in calendar year 2000, with Edwin Starr and J. J. Barnes, it had been Mancha’s initial trip across-the-pond.

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Full Name Steve Mancha
Died January 8, 2011, Detroit, Michigan, United States
Music Groups 100 Proof (Aged in Soul), 8th Day
Music Songs Did My Baby Call, He Stole the Love That Was Mine, I Need My Baby, It's All Over the Grapevine, I Need to Be Needed, Hopelessly, Standing In Line, Let's Party, A Good Understanding, Unyielding, Whirlpool


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Animation Department

Animation Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Lion King 1 1/2 2004 Video layout director - as Stephen Lumley
The Jungle Book 2 2003 layout supervisor
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron 2002 layout artist - as Stephen G. Lumley
Osmosis Jones 2001 head of layout - as Stephen G. Lumley
The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1996/III Video character designer
The Ren & Stimpy Show TV Series animation director - 2 episodes, 1994 layouts - 1 episode, 1994
Droopy: Master Detective 1993 TV Series overseas animation director - 1993
The Adventures of Blinky Bill 1993 TV Series layout artist - 1993
Blinky Bill: The Mischievous Koala 1992 layout artist
Rob Roy 1987 Video character designer
Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale 1987 layout artist
Don Quixote of La Mancha 1987 TV Movie character designer
The Last of the Mohicans 1987 TV Movie character designer
The Odyssey 1987 TV Movie character designer
The Three Musketeers 1986 TV Movie character designer
ABC Weekend Specials 1983-1985 TV Series character designer - 3 episodes
Pink Panther and Sons 1984 TV Series layout artist - 1984
Yogi Bear's All-Star Comedy Christmas Caper 1982 TV Movie character designer
The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang 1981 TV Series layout supervisor - 11 episodes
Laverne & Shirley in the Army 1981 TV Series layout supervisor - 1 episode
The Flintstones: Wind-Up Wilma 1981 TV Short layout director
The Kwicky Koala Show 1981 TV Series layout supervisor
Drak Pack 1980 TV Series layout supervisor - 1980
The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone 1979 TV Movie layout supervisor
Casper's First Christmas 1979 TV Movie layout director
Gulliver's Travels 1979 TV Movie character designer / layout artist
Casper the Friendly Ghost: He Ain't Scary, He's Our Brother 1979 TV Movie layout director
The Popeye Valentine Special: Sweethearts at Sea 1979 TV Movie layout director
Black Beauty 1978 TV Movie character designer / layout artist
Dinky Dog 1978 TV Series layout director - 1978
The All-New Popeye Hour 1978 TV Series layout artist - 1978 / layout supervisor - 1979-1981
The Flintstones Little Big League 1978 TV Movie layout director
The Robonic Stooges 1978 TV Series layout supervisor - 1978
5 Weeks in a Balloon 1977 TV Movie layout artist
The Skatebirds 1977 TV Series layout supervisor - 1977
Clue Club 1976 TV Series layout artist - 1976
Wait Till Your Father Gets Home 1972-1974 TV Series layout artist - 34 episodes
The Three Musketeers 1973 TV Movie layout artist - as Stephen Lumley
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea 1973 TV Movie layout artist - as Stephen Lumley
The New Scooby-Doo Movies 1973 TV Series layout artist - 8 episodes
The Count of Monte Cristo 1973 TV Movie layout artist - as Stephen Lumley
The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie 1972-1973 TV Series layout artist - 3 episodes

Art Department

Art Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Strange Magic 2015 story supervisor
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes 2012 TV Series storyboard artist - 12 episodes
The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning 2008 Video workbook supervisor - as Stephen Lumley
The Fox and the Hound 2 2006 Video workbook supervisor
Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses 2006 Video storyboard artist
Brother Bear 2 2006 Video workbook supervisor - as Stephen Lumley
Kronk's New Groove 2005 Video workbook artist - as Stephen Lumley
Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch 2005 Video workbook supervisor - as Stephen G. Lumley
Tarzan II 2005 Video workbook supervisor
Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers 2004 Video workbook supervisor - as Stephen G. Lumley
Barbie as Rapunzel 2002 Video lead storyboard artist
The Road to El Dorado 2000 storyboard artist - uncredited
The Iron Giant 1999 additional storyboards - as Stephen G. Lumley
Quest for Camelot 1998 storyboard artist - as Stephen G. Lumley
Life with Louie 1995-1998 TV Series storyboard artist - 18 episodes
Adventures in Odyssey: A Stranger Among Us 1998 Video short storyboard artist
Puss in Boots 1993 storyboard artist
The Adventures of Blinky Bill 1993 TV Series storyboard artist - 1993
The Pied Piper of Hamlin 1992 storyboard artist
Ali Baba 1991 storyboard
The Emperor's New Clothes 1991 storyboard
Around the World in 80 Days 1988 Video storyboard artist
Wind in the Willows 1988 TV Movie storyboard artist
What's Happening to Me? 1986 Video short storyboard artist
ABC Weekend Specials 1983-1984 TV Series storyboard artist - 2 episodes
A Christmas Carol 1982/II TV Movie storyboard artist
Daniel Boone 1981 TV Movie designer / storyboard artist

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
CBS Storybreak 1985-1987 TV Series producer - 14 episodes
ABC Weekend Specials TV Series producer - 3 episodes, 1984 - 1985 associate producer - 1 episode, 1983

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
ABC Weekend Specials 1983-1984 TV Series 2 episodes
Yogi Bear's All-Star Comedy Christmas Caper 1982 TV Movie

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Iron Giant 1999 workbook designer - as Stephen G. Lumley
Laverne & Shirley with Special Guest Star the Fonz 1982 TV Series creative supervisor - 1982
Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour 1982 TV Series creative director - 1982

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
TMNT 2007 director of photography

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1986 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Animated Program CBS Storybreak (1985) · Paul Bogrow (executive producer)
· Buzz Potamkin (supervising producer)
· Allan Stevens (producer)
· Chris Cuddington (director)


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