“I’ve Got to Be Strong”: Cultivating Inner Discipline

The horns really drive the sound in this great 1966 single – “I’ve Got to Be Strong” –       from Chuck Jackson on the Wand label, an imprint of Scepter:

Song arranged and co-written by Thomas Jefferson “Tommy” Kaye, legendary hipster, songwriter and producer who, in 1973, would produce the third album by Loudon Wainwright III (with the hit, “Dead Skunk”) and also Link Wray’s Be What You Want To album, as well as his own debut LP, Thomas Jefferson Kaye.

I've Got to Be Strong 45“I’ve Got to Be Strong” can be found on Chuck’s Tribute to Rhythm & Blues vol. 2 LP.

Chuck Jackson LP