Singer

Hubert Tubbs

Quick Facts

IntroAmerican singer
Is Singer
From United States of America
Type Music
Gendermale
Instruments:
Voice

Biography

Hubert Tubbs is an American vocalist, singer and songwriter of soul, funk and gospel and has cooperated with a number of music acts.

His debut introduction was as a lead vocalist for the band Tower of Power (also known as TOP), an American R&B-based band, originating in Oakland, California. In 1975 he replaced Lenny Williams, who had fronted the band between early 1973 and late 1974.

Tubbs became lead vocalist for TOP’s 1975 album In the Slot and again appearing as lead singer for the band’s 1976 tour and live album Live and in Living Color. In later Tower of Power albums, he has been vocalist on the ensuing albums Ain’t Nothin’ Stoppin’ Us Now in 1976 with “You Ought to Be Havin’ Fun” and 1978 album We Came to Play! with “Share My Life” and “Am I a Fool?”.

In 2007, he collaborated with The Freedom Warriors in a joint album called … And Nothing But the Truth that featured Tubbs and Sista Sonic. In 2008 he appeared with The Johnwaynes in the EP Muzzle that featured Tubbs and in deep house artist Fritz Da Groove in the MP3 “It’s Alright” / “Sunshine”.

In 2014, he came to prominence again with being featured as vocalist for the French electropop trio Panzer Flower in their song “We Are Beautiful”.

Discography

Albums and EPs

with Tower of Power
  • 1975: In the Slot
  • 1976: Live and in Living Color
Joint albums
  • 2007: … And Nothing But the Truth
  • 2008: Muzzle EP

Singles

Featured in
YearSinglePeak positionsAlbum
FRBEL (Vl)BEL (Wa)
2014“We Are Beautiful”17119
Others
  • 2008: “It’s Alright” / “Sunshine”

In popular culture

  • in 1987, he was part of the soundtrack for the film Blind Date with the song “Crash, Bang, Boom”.