Carl Summers (born November 22, 1943), known by his stage name Carl Rogel, is an American singer, songwriter, and producer. He was with a band known as The Continentals and trained under Barry White in 1969.
He was known as Carl Rogel, signed to Stax Records' Enterprise label in 1974. He also performed as an alternate lead singer and harmony singer with original The Coasters - Will "Dub" Jones, Billy Guy, Cornell Gunter, Young Jessie, Adolph Jacobs for thirty four years.
As a producer, he produced Joe Tex, Edwin Starr and Band of Gypsys for Haze Records. He sang with DJ Rogers' Choir on Edwin Hawkins' records.
As a background singer, he sang on Edwin Hawkins' records and on the D.J. Rogers' albums for RCA Records.
1974: Country Boy City Man by Cix Bits Band
1974: two singles on Stax Records - Season's Greetings, New Years Resolutions
1979: "You Can Do That Swang" on Motown Records
1969: "Mini-Skirt Minnie" sung by Wilson Pickett
1997: "Can't Stop Thinking About You" sung by Edwin Starr in U.K.
Carl Summers produced music video for "Return of The Gap Band" in 1992.