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Johnnie Wilder, Jr.

Johnnie Wilder, Jr., led the disco group Heatwave, which in 1977 released the dancefloor traditional “Boogie Evenings.” Despite an automobile crash that still left him paralyzed in the neck of the guitar down, he afterwards pursued a single career singing modern gospel music. Delivered July 3, 1949, in Dayton, OH, …

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Vernon Burch

Washington, D.C., guitarist Vernon Burch spent 2 yrs support the Delfonics mainly because a teen feeling. He was 13 when he became a member of them. He later on used the Stairsteps, and using the Bar-Kays for four years. Burch started documenting for United Performers in 1975, and later on …

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The Family

When enough time split up in 1984, its ex-members had no issue keeping busy. Morris Day time pursued a single profession, while Jesse Johnson created Jesse Johnson’s Revue and created albums for vocalist Ta Mara and her music group the Seen. And three additional Period graduates — vocalist/keyboardist St. Paul …

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Bunny Sigler

Delivered in Philadelphia in to the category of Henry and Susie Might Sigler, as a kid, small Walter Sigler would walk around performing and creating lyrics and choruses to tracks. Walter Sigler became Bunny Sigler when as a child his mother found that he had a completely grown front teeth. …

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The Vibrations

Though never main hitmakers, the Los Angeles-based Vibrations were consistent performers through the ’60s. The lineup included Wayne Johnson, Carl Fisher, Richard Owens, Dave Govan, and Don Bradley. They started documenting as the Jayhawks, after that scored several novelty hits carrying out as the Marathons. Neither “The Watusi” nor “Peanut …

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The Unifics

A later-’60s and early-’70s spirit group, the Unifics formed at Washington, D.C.’s Howard School. Their lead vocalist was Al Johnson, with tenors Michel Ward and Grek Make and baritone Harold Washington. Their biggest strike was 1968’s “Courtroom of Like,” which combined narrative, mock courtroom proceedings, and Johnson’s passionate vocals. It …

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The O’Jays

The O’Jays were among Philadelphia soul’s most popular and long-lived outfits, rivaled only with the Spinners as soul’s greatest vocal band of the ’70s. Within their excellent, the O’Jays’ recordings epitomized the Philly spirit sound: smooth, wealthy harmonies supported by elaborate preparations, lush strings, and some modern funk. They proved …

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Ray, Goodman & Brown

The “sugary” soul trio of Harry Ray, Al Goodman, and Billy Dark brown scored many hits for any Platinum/Stang Information in the first ’70s as the Occasions before they truly became Ray, Goodman & Dark brown in 1978. They shifted to Polygram, where their poignant ballad “Unique Woman” topped the …

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Walter & Scotty

After nearly 30 years jointly, twin vocalists Walter and Wallace Scott finally continued their own. That they had been the anchors for the Whispers since 1964, and their 1993 self-titled debut wasn’t definately not their Whispers choices. It accented the same great, stylish, sentimental ballads and lyrical fare that produced …

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The Esquires

The Esquires were a vocal group from Milwaukee, WI, formed in 1957 in the height from the R&B vocal boom. Gilbert Moorer, his sibling Alvis, and sister Betty had been children of the musical family members; their father experienced sung inside a gospel group known as the Friendly Five, while …

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