Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #353: “Patches”- Clarence Carter. July 18, 1970.
- Single: ‘Patches”- Clarence Carter
- Record Company- Atlantic
- Genre: Soul
- Written by Ronald Dunbar and General Johnson
- Time: 3:10
- B-side:” Say It One More Time”
- Album- Clarence Carter
- Grade: A+
- Peaked at #4 14 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.
Clarence Carter an R&B singer/guitarist and songwriter was born in Montgomery, Alabama in 1936. He has been blind since the age of one. He self-taught himself the guitar at 11. Was once married to singer Candi Staton. Carter had 16 Hot 100 singles with 4 making the Top 40. “Patches” was his biggest hit.