Charles J. Fearing


Music Department

Nominated Best Overall Guitarist by Music Connection Magazine
Has performed, written, and/or produced over 250 gold, platinum and multi-platinum records
Charles Julian Fearing is a multitalented lead guitarist, vocalist, writer, producer and arranger who has recorded sessions with such industry legends as Michael Jackson, Herb Alpert, Lionel Richie, Kenny Rogers, Johnny Mathis, The Crusaders, Nancy Wilson, Joe Cocker, Bonnie Rait, Tina Turner and Celine Dion. His three-year tenure with Ray Parker, Jr. and Raydio as lead guitarist, vocalist and writer established him as a respected songwriter as well. He penned tunes with Barry Manilow, Barry White, Star Guard, The Emotions, Master P, Mercedes and Lionel Richie. Other musical credits include national commercial jingles, in addition to movie and television soundtracks.

Band Experience
Lead guitarist – Barry White’s Love Unlimited Orchestra World Tour

Lead guitar, vocals, and writer – Raydio

Lead guitarist – Crusaders


At the Dance, Barry Manilow
Suzanna RCA Records – Gold

Big Love* sample from the song Where It Out, Peter Heller
EMI Music – Multi-Platinum

C‘est La Vie, Gonzo-Money
Menes Records

Don’t Wanna Go Away, 3rd Storee
Yab Yum Music

Hold On, Emotions
Columbia Records

Just for You; Road to Heaven; World is a Party, Lionel Richie
Island Def Jam Records – Platinum

Only God Can Judge Me; Crazy About You, Master P
No Limit Records – Gold

Rear End; It’s Your Thing; Hit ‘Em; Crazy About Ya; You’re The Only One, Mercedes
No Limit Records – Gold

Rock On, Raydio
Arista Records – Gold

Just for You; Road to Heaven; World is a Party, Lionel Richie
Island Def Jam Records – Platinum

Saving My Love STFU Mix sample from the song Where It Out, Twin Pack and STFU
ZYX Records

Share, Barry White
A&M Records – Gold

Wear It Out; Wear it Out mix for Theme Song for Wide World of Sports; Wear It Out Theme Song for KIIS-FM Los Angeles Radio, Star Guard
Warner Bros Records – Gold

Wear It Out – Mr. Vasovski Remix, Ted Nilsson/Carl Hanaghan
Hed Kandi Records

When You’re In Need of Love, Raydio
Arista Records

*Big Love, commonly called dance trip hop national anthem, has been
recorded and released on 78 different albums worldwide.

Live Performances and Studio Recordings
Alexander O’Neal, Barry Manilow, Barry White, Beau Williams, Benny Mardones, Billy Preston, Bonnie Rait, Celine Dion, Craig David, Dave Koz, Deniece Williams, Dionne Warwick, Earth Wind & Fire, El DeBarge, Enrique Iglesias, George Duke, Gladys Knight, Herb Alpert, James Taylor, Jeffrey Osborne, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jermaine Jackson, Johnny Gill, Johnny Mathis, Kenny Rogers, Lamont Dozier, Lil’ Johnny, Lionel Richie, Manhattan Transfer, Michael Jackson, Patti Labelle, Paulinho Da Costa, Pointer Sisters, Ray Charles, Ray Parker, Jr., Seals & Croft, Sister Sledge, Stanley Turrentine, Stevie Woods, The Commodores, The Crusaders, The Good Girls, The Jackson 5, The Spinners, The Temptations, Timmy T., Tina Marie, Tina Turner, and Too Short.

Movie & Television Soundtracks and Theater

ABC Thea (1993), ABC Sinbad (1993-94), WB Sister Sister (1994-96), CBS Matt Waters (1995), UPN Homeboys in Outer Space (1996), ABC Pepper Ann (1998-1999), INAPPROPRIATE (2000), Paramount Network Television & 20th Century Fox Soulfood (2001-2002), Soul Train Music Awards (1997), Girlfriends (2001-2002), UPN Showtime The Temptations Life Story (1998), Mike Post Hill Street Blues, St. Elsewhere, Hawaiian Heat, John Landis B.B. King Video Into the Night and Lucille.

Television/Cable Writer/Producer

Nick and Jessica Writer/Producer MTV Cable
Pimp My Ride Writer/Producer MTV Cable
The Osbournes Writer/Producer MTV Cable
Date My Mom Writer/Producer MTV Cable
Tripping Writer/Producer MTV Cable
From Flab to Fab
Street Time featuring Wear It Out
Its Your Thang featured on Six Feet Under
8th & OCEAN Writer/Producer

Writer/Producer VH1 Cable
Showtime Cable
HBO Cable

MTV Cable

Budweiser Beer, Miller Beer, Sea-Soft Fabric Softener, Carefree Curl, McDonalds, Lawreys, Honey Nut Cheerios, Oprah Winfrey Cues (1994)

Writer/Producer Need for Speed 2 featuring Artist Mystical song titled Smash in the Gas Sony Playstation II

SPIKE TV – Award for best Video Games – Need for Speed 2 Song featuring Artist Mystical song titled Smash in the Gas

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