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DeBarge

Groomed to become the heirs towards the Jackson 5 throne in the first ’80s, DeBarge mirrored the Jacksons early success having a string of strikes, but were not able to maintain their successful streak beyond the mid-’80s. Created in 1978, the Grand Rapids, Michigan quintet was made up of four …

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5 Star

This family quintet from Britain featured lead vocalist Deniece, plus Stedman, Doris, Lorraine, and Delroy Pearson. Their RCA debut one, “All COLLAPSE,” reached 16 in the R&B graphs, while “I WANT TO Be THE MAIN ONE” began a string of Top 10 hits. It had been their biggest, achieving number …

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Starpoint

Rooted in J.R. & the Royals, a music group that goes back to the later ’60s, in addition to afterwards incarnation Licyndiana, Starpoint had taken flight following signing of the contract with Delicious chocolate Town. From 1980 through 1982, the music group — Renée Diggs, Kayode Adeyemo, Marvin Ennis, and …

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Donna Allen

Donna Allen released her vocal job in the first ’80s. The Floridian became a member of the music group Hi-Octane and toured together annually before departing for the group Trama. She after that shaped Donna Allen & Business and performed within the Tampa region. Made by Lou Speed, her 1986 …

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Atlantic Starr

Atlantic Starr was among the very best urban modern acts from the ’80s and fared very well in the mature contemporary market aswell, but their roots were ’70s soul and funk. Many members first documented jointly as Newban, a funk group that released two 1977 albums, Newban and Newban 2, …

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Michael Cooper

Michael Cooper enjoyed quick achievement as a single vocalist following the demise of Con Funk Shun. His LP Like Can be Such a Crazy Game yielded a big success in “To Prove My Like,” which managed to get to number 3 for the R&B graphs. His follow-up launch, Just What …

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Dino

A former DJ, this NEVADA singer/songwriter/maker had strikes “I LOVE It” and “Romeo” in 1989.

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Champaign

Champaign took it is name from it is home town of Champaign, IL. The group was an interracial septet composed of performers Pauli Carman and Rena Jones, guitarist Howard Reeder, keyboardists Michael Day time and Dana Walden, bassist Michael Reed, and percussionist Rocky Maffitt. They strike a commercial maximum making …

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The Jets

Eighties teenyboppers the Jets originated from an extremely good sized family (17 kids general) and were made up of eight from the family’s siblings — Leroy, Eddie, Eugene, Haini, Rudy, Kathi, Elizabeth, and Moana Wolfgramm (their parents originally emigrated towards the U.S. in the South Pacific country of Tonga, in …

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Sly Fox

Sly Fox had only 1 hit, nonetheless it was a significant solitary. In 1986, the duo’s “Let’s Proceed Completely” reached quantity seven for the Billboard Popular 100 having a thumping drum audio and funky bass. It could have appeared like a lone jewel from an private band of now-you-see-them-now-you-don’t beginners, …

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