SHORT TAKES : He's Out of Milli Vanilli Shadow

From Times Wire Services

John Davis, one of the real voices behind the Milli Vanilli pop music facade, says he is finally getting some recognition.

"Everywhere I go now, when I'm getting on a plane, people wave and say, 'There goes the Milli Vanilli guy,' " Davis said during a holiday visit to his parents' home here.

Davis, 36, gained attention when German record producer Frank Farian acknowledged that Rob Pilatus and Fabrice Morvan had not not sung a note on Milli Vanilli's hit album, "Girl You Know It's True."

The voices recorded were those of Charles Shaw, Brad Howell and Davis, a 1972 graduate of Westside High School in Anderson.

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