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The Floaters

A short-lived spinoff group formed by onetime Detroit Emeralds associates Adam Mitchell and Marvin Willis, Floaters scored lots one R&B and number 2 pop hit using their debut, “Float On,” for ABC. It had been neither a lyrical nor vocal triumph, but was still among the biggest-selling R&B singles of …

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The Exciters

Making use of their no-nonsense, street-smart approach, the Exciters ushered within the heyday of the lady group sound via the 1962 classic “SIMPLY TELL HIM.” Queens, NY, classmates Brenda Reid, Carol Johnson, Lillian Walker, and Sylvia Wilbur shaped the group in 1961 if they had been all 17 yrs . …

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Steve Perry

Only if one singer could possibly be selected as the utmost identifiable with ’80s arena rock and roll, it would need to be Journey’s Steve Perry. Given birth to Stephen Ray Perry in Hanford, CA, on January 22, 1949 (to Portuguese parents), Perry grew up in another California city, Lemoore, …

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Stevie Holland

A gifted jazz vocalist with strong cabaret influences, Stevie Holland is respectful of musical history without having to be a hidebound traditionalist. Rather than running right through the umpteenth rendition of “My Crazy Valentine,” the brand new York-based singer is usually much more likely to explore the overlooked corners of …

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Bert Berns

Bert Berns was among the great rock and roll and spirit songwriters from the 1960s, in addition to being a maker of notice. He worked within the studio using the Drifters, Ben E. Ruler, the Isley Brothers, and Solomon Burke. He published or co-wrote a raft of classics, including “Twist …

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Angela Winbush

Vocalist, songwriter, keyboardist, and maker Angela Winbush’s qualifications include solo strikes such as for example her R&B number 1 “Angel”; hits mainly because fifty percent of the performing duo René & Angela and their strikes “SAVE YOUR VALUABLE Like (For #1)” and “Your Smile”; and strikes she wrote for Stephanie …

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The Beverley Sisters

With a method like the Andrews Sisters, female vocal group the Beverley Sisters have already been singing together for pretty much 70 years being a trio without change in personnel throughout all of this time. They are really sisters: the oldest, Pleasure, was born on, may 5, 1929, and both …

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Natasha Marsh

Natasha Marsh topped the U.K.’s classical graphs in 2007 with Amour, her debut record of classical crossover materials. An operatic soprano hailing from Brecon, Wales, Marsh grew up by music-minded parents and originally pursued a profession in musical movie theater. She afterwards shifted her concentrate toward opera, getting jobs with …

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Beatnix

First conceived in 1980 simply by Australian musician Tony Dean, the Beatnix certainly are a long-running Beatles tribute act. Dean, who originated from a present band background within the ’70s, initial set up the look-alike, sound-alike quartet for the four-week operate in Perth. The displays were so effective that he …

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The Beatles

So much continues to be said and discussed the Beatles — and their tale is indeed mythic in its sweep — that it is difficult to conclude their career without restating clichés which have recently been digested simply by tens of an incredible number of rock and roll fans. To …

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