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Young Jessie

The LA R&B vocal group scene from the 1950s was a reasonably incestuous one — members flitted in one aggregation to another, often sporting several connections at that time. Teen Jessie was an associate from the Flairs, Hunters, and Coasters, in addition to scoring a single West Coast strike along …

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Willie Headen

Though he never really had a considerable national hit, Willie Headen made some respectable R&B information within the mid- to past due ’50s in a little combo piano-based design, though that approach was getting somewhat out of fashion using the onset of rock and roll & move. Headen started his …

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Wolfman Jack

A legendary rock and roll & move DJ within the ’60s, Wolfman Jack port had the character to attract an incredible number of listeners towards the audio of rock and roll, and a deep like for tempo & blues. Created Bob Smith in Brooklyn, he created a pastime in radio …

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Danny & the Juniors

Danny & the Juniors shot right to the top from the graphs in early 1958 making use of their biggest strike ever, the gold-selling “In the Hop” (penned from the songwriting group of Dave White colored and John Madara), though they reached the graphs again with eight more singles through …

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Harold Melvin

Harold Melvin was among the traveling forces in back of Philadelphia spirit, leading his group the Blue Records to the very best from the charts throughout their stint in Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff’s Philadelphia International label. Despite Melvin’s billing out entrance, the Blue Records’ center point was business lead …

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Harvey Fuqua

Harvey Fuqua founded the seminal R&B/doo wop group the Moonglows, was an early on mentor of Marvin Gaye (co-producing “Sexual Recovery” and Gaye’s strike duets with Tammi Terrell), helped to build up several Motown serves, and helped to start the professions of ’70s soul-pop group New Delivery and disco superstar …

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Hank Ballard

In the wonderful world of early tempo & blues and doo wop, Hank Ballard was the definition of earthiness. Though inspired by high-energy gospel vocal groupings, Ballard’s music using the Midnighters couldn’t have already been more diametrically compared with regards to subject material: his lyrics had been filled up with …

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The Cadets

This West Coast group used two names for recording sessions. They known as themselves the Jacks when performing dates for Contemporary as well as the Cadets on RPM. They started like a gospel group through the past due ’40s in LA. Ted Taylor, Aaron Collins, Lloyd McCraw, and can Jones …

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The Cadillacs

Earl Carroll, LaVerne Drake, and Robert Phillips were currently performing together in the first ’50s because the Carnations, whose lineup also included “Cub” Gaining. Carroll and Phillips had been almost as close as brothers, Carroll having been used by Phillips’ family members after the loss of life of his personal …

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Stormy Weather

Stormy Weather shaped in Gary-Hammond, Indiana, USA, in 1969, and were masterminded by booking agent Henry Farag (lead and bass), who had previously shaped many groups before he found out the proper vocal blend. Which was supplied by the likewise flexible Nick ‘Cowboy’ Paulitza (business lead, second tenor and bass), …

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