Lyrics to 'Patches' by Clarence Carter: (Spoken:) I was born and raised down in Alabama On a farm way back up in the woods I was so ragged the folks used to call me Patches Papa used to tease me about it 'Course deep down inside.
Patches Clarence Carter. Produced by Rick Hall. Album Patches. Patches Lyrics. I was born and raised down in Alabama On a farm way back up in the woods I .
Clarence George Carter (born January 14, ) is an American blues and soul singer, musician, songwriter and record producer. His most successful records included "Slip Away" (), "Back Door Santa", "Too Weak to Fight", "Patches" (), and "Strokin'" ().
Clarence Carter 's first major-hit album remains a must-own record, holding up extraordinarily well across four decades. Carter 's singing possesses an immediacy and emotional impact that is as striking today as it was in , and displays a vast range as well.9/