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Diplomatics

Instrumental soul combo the Diplomatics shaped in Indianapolis in 1966. The initial lineup — guitarist Jerry “Boing-Boing” Miller, bassist Rodney Vorhis, pianist Rodney Stepp, and drummer Bobby Gayheart — founded the group to execute at their school’s skill display, and ranged in age group from 14 to simply 11 during …

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The Javells

b. Stephen Jameson, 1949, London, Britain. This singer-songwriter’s 1st success was included with the duo Truth, who experienced a UK Best 40 hit having a cover from the Beatles ‘Woman’ on Pye in 1966. He documented single for Pye and its own subsidiary Dawn in the first 70s, under his …

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Kitty & the Haywoods

Kitty & the Haywoods were a Chicago-based feminine vocal group made up of lead singer Kitty Haywood (a onetime person in the brand new Rotary Connection), her sisters Vivian and Mary Ann, and — from 1976 — Vivian’s child Cynthia. Getting started as industrial jingle performers, the group supported Curtis …

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Magnum

The first ’70s saw the brief flowering of the motion whereby soul, funk, rock, psychedelia, as well as some jazz and Latin music combined right into a fresh subgenre. That subgenre hasn’t really been called, nevertheless, you can hear these admixtures in the music of the time by Sly & …

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The Majestics

The countless Majestics groups and discographies get confused; there is the group from Miami, FL, that documented “Cave Man Rock and roll” on Marlin Information and others using the name. The Miami group’s recordings tend to be lumped using the Majestics from Detroit, MI, but there is no connection. And …

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Simtec & Wylie

Walter “Simtec” Simmons and Wylie Dixon, an explosive Sam & Dave-ish work, had a couple of soul strikes in the past due ’60s and early ’70s while Simtec & Wylie. Though thrilling live, the duo under no circumstances hit the graphs as large as Gene Chandler’s additional duo finding, Mel …

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The Fairies

The Fairies just recorded three singles, but on those 45s are three tunes that rate with the wildest Uk R&B from the mid-’60s. These edges, and “GRAB YOURSELF Home” specifically, were extremely near to the frenetic, wild-eyed strategy utilized by the Pretty Issues at exactly the same time. The resemblance …

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DJ Sun

To say minimal, DJ Sunlight — aka Andre Sam-Sin — is a diverse item. He’s part-Asian, part-Caucasian and part-black, using a white mom from NY and a mixed-race dad who’s a indigenous of Suriname. Sam-Sin was created in Holland, shifting with his family members to Suriname as a kid, and …

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Tony Jackson

Tony Jackson’s high tenor is included on many Uk recording periods. He damaged the U.K.’s TOP with “Honey, Honey” in 1974 as the spouse of Special Dreams, a duo comprising Jackson and Polly Dark brown. In 1975, he released an unsuccessful single profession on GTO and Pye Information. Delivered March …

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The Upsetters

The Upsetters were among the hottest, yet sorely undervalued and poorly chronicled, rings in R&B and rock history. They supported Small Richard on a few of his singles, and had been also presented on Don Covay’s debut Atlantic solitary “Big Bop Bip” in 1958. Richard offered as business lead vocalist …

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