He entertained troops for two years touring military bases. After his Army stint, he recorded "Cupid's Little Helper" with Robinson's Fury Records in 1960. In 1960, he recorded two singles as "Little Junior Lewis". From 1961 to 1963, as "Junior Lewis", he recorded another four singles. From 1967, he started recording as C.L. Blast.
He released "I'll Take The Case" (B-side "If I Could See My Baby's Face Again") on Atlantic Records in 1969. His first successful single as C.L. Blast was "What Can I Do (When My Thrill Is Gone)", released on the New York-based United Records label (1971). C.L. Blast died on February 26, 2016, at age 81. Read more on Last.fm.
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