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The 3 Tenors of Soul

A one-group revival from the famed Philadelphia spirit sound from the 1970s, the 3 Tenors of Spirit feature the business lead singers of three vocal groupings from that golden period, Russell Thompkins, Jr. from the Stylistics, Ted “Wizard” Mills of Blue Magic, and William “Poogie” Hart from the Delfonics, some …

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Major Harris

After many years of trying, Main Harris finally scored a large hit using the intimate, sensual “Like Won’t I WANT TO Wait” in the summertime of 1975. The ballad, with sexy support vocals given by program vocalist Barbara Ingram, produced its tag at quantity five within the pop graphs while …

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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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Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes

Harold Melvin was among the traveling forces in back of Philadelphia spirit, leading his group the Blue Records to the very best of the graphs 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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Donnie Elbert

North spirit legend Donnie Elbert was created Might 25, 1935, in Brand-new Orleans. His family members relocated to Buffalo, NY’s east aspect three years afterwards, and there he discovered to play electric guitar and piano. Inspired most profoundly with the Drifters’ Clyde McPhatter, Elbert co-founded a doo wop group known …

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The Spinners

The Spinners were the best soul band of the first ’70s, developing a body of work that defined the lush, seductive sound of Philly soul. Ironically, the band’s root base lay down in Detroit, where they shaped being a doo wop group through the past due ’50s. Through the entire …

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The Whatnauts

A Baltimore vocal group whose heartache music were admired with the ’70s spirit hardcore, though they didn’t generally register a sufficient amount of with the overall R&B audience to become strikes. Lead vocalist Billy Herndon teamed with Garrett Jones and Gerald Pinkney for many unforgettable singles on Stang, although their …

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The Temprees

A Memphis spirit vocal trio. This refined group shaped in 1970 and documented for We Make, a Stax offshoot. Bandmembers Harold “Scotty” Scott, Jasper “Jabbo” Phillips, and William Norvell Johnson rode a sumptuously created remake from the often-covered Five Royales/Shirelles regular “Focused on the One I REALLY LIKE” onto R&B …

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The Stylistics

Following the Spinners as well as the O’Jays, the Stylistics were the best Philly soul group made by Thom Bell. Through the early ’70s, the music group had 12 directly Top Ten strikes, including “YOU MIGHT BE Everything,” “Betcha by Golly, Wow,” “I’m Rock deeply in love with You,” “SPLIT …

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Magic Lady

A lady trio from Detroit, Magic Female served as background vocalists for Enchantment, Shirley Caesar, Bob Seger, Keith Barrow, as well as the Spirit Searchers, then landed their very own cope with A&M in 1978. Linda Stokes, the wife of Michael Stokes, was the brains behind their development. They trim …

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