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For Fans Only enjoyed a short stint on Motown Information from 1994-1995. Championed with the Temptations’ Otis Williams and Melvin Franklin, that they had one LP and two singles released. The people had been Terry Wayne Weeks from Birmingham, AL; Defrantz E. Forrest from South Flex, IN; and Michael Wayne Dickerson, origins unknown. Forrest was raised within a musical family members — his stepfather was the past due Fred Lee Davis, an entertainer who sang numerous South Bend groupings and later using the man chorus at Intensifying Missionary Baptist Cathedral; Forrest’s biological dad can be Gene “Duke of Earl” Chandler. Motown unleashed two singles through the record: Mtume and Lucas’ “The Nearer I Reach You,” and “Nasty Groove,” compiled by Otis Williams, Dennis Nelson, and Tony Haynes. Neither the singles nor the record did very much business, as well as the group disbanded. In 1997, Weeks changed Ali Ollie Woodson within the Temptations, performing alongside Otis Williams, Ron Tyson, Barrington “Bo” Henderson (Dramatics and Lakeside), and Henry McGilberry (the Futures). Forrest afterwards sang with Sly, Slick, & Wicked, the Cleveland group that relocated to L.A. (not really the L.A.-structured SSW who documented for Poor Boys Records).

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