Home / Tag Archives: R&B

Tag Archives: R&B

The Soul Children

A two-man, two-woman vocal group having a penchant for saving soap-opera ballads coping with adultery, the Spirit Kids were signed to Stax Information in the past due ’60s and 1st clicked on the spirit charts using the multi-part solitary “The Sweeter HE’S.” Their biggest strike came in past due 1974 …

Read More »

Swamp Dogg

Raunchy, satirical, politics, and profane, Swamp Dogg is among the great cult numbers of 20th hundred years American music. The creation of Jerry Williams, Jr., an R&B manufacturer and songwriter from the ’60s, Swamp Dogg suit simply no tidy category. In sheer musical conditions, Swamp Dogg is certainly pure Southern …

Read More »

Survival Soundz

The eclectic NEW YORK music group Success Soundz — once referred to as an ultra-Black Talking Mind — fused an array of Afrocentric music influences into an enticing urban brew that found a dedicated following within the ’90s urban underground scene. The music group initially began because the brainchild of …

Read More »

The Artistics

A Chicago R&B and spirit group discovered by Main Lance, the Artistics were formed in 1958 at Marshall SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. They sang in the 1960 Democratic Convention and supported Lance before documenting for Okeh in 1963. Initial business lead vocalist Robert Dobyne became a member of founding users Aaron …

Read More »

Beale Streeters

In 1949 many musicians in Memphis, Tennessee, having found themselves frequently in company with each other, made a decision to form a loose coalition they named the Beale Streeters. Occasionally one was innovator, others sidemen; after that another of the group would business lead. Occasionally they supported outsiders. As an …

Read More »

Snooks Eaglin

When they described regularly amazing guitarist Snooks Eaglin being a human jukebox in his New Orleans hometown, they weren’t dissing him at all. The blind Eaglin was a favorite shape in the Crescent Town, not merely for his gritty, Ray Charles-inspired vocal delivery and wholly imaginative method of the guitar, …

Read More »

The Admirations

The Admirations contains brothers Kenneth, Bruce, and Ralph Childs, and two unidentified people remembered only as Myles and Smith. Business lead vocalist Kenneth Childs sang within a mournful tenor like the Five Stairsteps’ Clarence Burke Jr., however, not almost as thrilling. Ex-Players Tommie Johnson and Herbert Butler maintained the North …

Read More »

Andrew Wright

Organist Andrew Wright co-wrote with bassist Calvin Lewis Percy Sledge’s silver number 1 R&B/pop common “Whenever a Guy Loves a female.” Both Wright and Lewis had been associates of Sledge’s cousin Jimmy Hughes’ (“Grab Away”) road music group. The duo also supported Arthur Alexander (“Anna [Move to Him]”). In 1965, …

Read More »

Shuggie Otis

Guitarist/singer/songwriter/manufacturer/multi-instrumentalist Shuggie Otis may possibly not be children name, but his “Strawberry Notice 23” is normally in the record collections of an incredible number of households. The Brothers Johnson’s cover of “Strawberry Notice 23” has marketed more than a million copies, peaking at number 1 R&B and amount five pop …

Read More »

Sho-Nuff

A Mississippi funk music group, Sho-Nuff hasn’t attained much business success saving for Malaco. The Jackson ensemble started in 1975. Its primary members were business lead vocalist Frederick Teen, guitarist Lawrence Lewis, keyboardist Adam Lewis, bassist Sky Chambers, drummer Bruce Means, conga participant Albert Bell, and Jerod Minnis.

Read More »