Douglas Smith Interview: Voltage Brothers to Mercy Club, Working Night Shift
Things we talked about:
- How we know each other from MTM Records
- His teenage beginnings as member of the R&B band ‘the Voltage Brothers’
- Lessons learned from opening for Earth Wind and Fire and other experiences
- How Doug (aka ‘Truth’) and Paul Scott (aka ‘Pjaye’)began focusing on record production and songwriting
- Working at the top of the ladder with artists such as Millie Jackson, P Funk, Van Hunt, Nikka Costa and Prince.
- His decision to quit and follow his new calling to the ministry.
- His work with the homeless and solving food insecurities.
- Coming to understand with total acceptance and joy that he ‘works the night-shift’.
- Creating a new musical venture called ‘Mercy Club’.
- What he has going on right now (lots!!)
More about Douglas A Smith
- Grace Community Mission Ministries: https://www.gcmmispeople.com/
- Youtube ‘MercyClubVevo’ – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX55Jtl5fx4d5HBvxQlkYlw
- Mercy Club website – https://mercyclub.org/home (purchase music and leave a donation!)