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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Steve Cropper

Most likely the best-known soul guitarist on earth, Steve Cropper found prominence in the first ’60s, first using the Mar-Keys (“YESTERDAY EVENING”), then being a founding person in Booker T. & the MG’s. A significant amount in the Southern spirit movement from the ’60s, Cropper produced his mark not merely …

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Sylvester “Sly Stone” Stewart

James Brown might have invented funk, but Sly Rock perfected it; his alchemical fusion of spirit, rock and roll, gospel, and psychedelia turned down stylistic boundaries just as much as his explosive support band the Family members Rock disregarded racial and gender limitations, creating a group of euphoric however politically …

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Shirley Ellis

NY vocalist and composer Shirley Ellis is at the Metronomes before earning fame as co-composer and performer of some pleasurable soul novelty music in the middle-’60s. These included the very best Ten R&B strikes “The Nitty Gritty” and “The Name Video game.” “The Name Video game” was co-written with her …

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Skip & the Creations

Practically nothing is well known approximately Skip & the Creations, in addition to the undeniable fact that these were a sextet, that their first names were Walter, Brute, Jeffrey, Skip, Rick, and Tommy, which Skip was their lead singer, Jeffrey was the lead guitarist, Walter might have been the organist, …

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