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Van McCoy - 100% match to Carl Douglas

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s
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Van Allen Clinton McCoy, 6 January 1940, Washington, DC, USA, d. 6 July 1979, Englewood, New Jersey, USA. This successful artist had been a member of several groups prior to announcing his solo career with ‘Hey Mr DJ’. Released in 1959, the single was distributed by Scepter Records, with whom McCoy subsequently served in an A&R capacity. He also branched out in Read more

Patrick Hernandez - 95% match to Carl Douglas

Genres: Disco
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Village People - 89% match to Carl Douglas

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Village People from New York City, USA, were a concept before they were a group. The brainchild of French record producer Jacques Morali (d. 15 November 1991, Paris, France), the troupe was assembled in 1977. Morali, who had been enjoying great success on the disco charts with the Ritchie Family, intended to create a camp rock ‘n’ roll/dance act that would flaunt Read more

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The Weather Girls - 80% match to Carl Douglas

Genres: Dance R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Vocalists Izora Rhodes Armstead (1942, Texas, USA, d. 16 September 2004, California, USA) and Martha Wash (b. USA) met in the San Francisco-based gospel group, NOW (News Of The World) prior to joining the backing group of rising disco star Sylvester. Dubbed Two Tons O’ Fun in deference to their rotund stature, the duo recorded for the Fantasy Records label before securi Read more

Anita Ward - 77% match to Carl Douglas

Genres: Disco Electronic & Ambient R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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20 December 1957, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Ward enjoyed one international number 1 single during her career, a light disco song called ‘Ring My Bell’ in 1979. Initially a gospel singer, she was introduced to Memphis artist/producer Frederick Knight. Knight signed Ward to his own Juana label, affiliated with Florida’s successful TK Records, and they recorded an Read more

Dan Hartman - 73% match to Carl Douglas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 November 1951, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 22 March 1994, Westport, Connecticut, USA. Hartman’s multi-instrumental talents and light tenor were first heard by North America at large when he served bands led, together and separately, by Johnny Winter and Edgar Winter. Employment by the latter from 1973-77 brought the greatest commercial rewards - principally via Read more

Tina Charles - 73% match to Carl Douglas

Genres: Dance Disco
Decades Active: 1970s
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Evelyn Thomas - 71% match to Carl Douglas

Genres: Dance Disco R&B / Soul
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Amii Stewart - 70% match to Carl Douglas

Genres: Dance Disco R&B / Soul
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Labelle - 69% match to Carl Douglas

Genres: Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This popular soul act evolved from two friends, Patti LaBelle (Patricia Holt, 24 May 1944, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) and Cindy Birdsong (b. 15 December 1939, Camden, New Jersey, USA), who sang together in a high school group, the Ordettes. In 1962, they teamed up with two girls from another local attraction, the Del Capris - Nona Hendryx (b. 18 August 1945, Trenton, N Read more

The Trammps - 65% match to Carl Douglas

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s
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Gloria Gaynor - 56% match to Carl Douglas

Genres: Christian & Gospel Disco Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gloria Fowles, 7 September 1949, Newark, New Jersey, USA. The ‘Queen Of The Discotheques’ spent several years struggling on the east coast circuit prior to finding success. A 1965 single, produced by Johnny Nash, preceded her spell as a member of the Soul Satisfiers. Gaynor was discovered singing in a Manhattan nightclub by her future manager, Jay Ellis. He teamed Read more

George McCrae - 53% match to Carl Douglas

Genres: Dance Disco Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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19 October 1944, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. A member of a vocal group, the Stepbrothers, while at elementary school, McCrae later joined the Jivin’ Jets. This unit broke up on his induction into the US Navy, but was re-formed by the singer on completing his service in 1967. McCrae’s wife, Gwen McCrae, joined the line-up, but after six months the couple began wo Read more

Wild Cherry - 52% match to Carl Douglas

Genres: Disco Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Wild Cherry’s claim to fame was the US number 1 and UK Top 10 funky dance single, ‘Play That Funky Music’, in 1976 has probably outlived the name of its creators in the minds of most fans. Wild Cherry was a white quintet formed that year in Steubenville, Ohio, USA. Its original membership comprised Robert Parissi (guitar/vocals) and other musicians although they Read more

Carol Douglas - 49% match to Carl Douglas

Genres: Dance Disco R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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7 April 1948, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Douglas was a member of US vocal group the Chantels in the early 70s before going solo. Her debut single, released in November 1974, was a cover of ‘Doctor’s Orders’ - a previous UK Top 10 hit for female UK pop vocalist Sunny - which peaked just outside the US Top 10. After the minor hit ‘A Hurricane Is Coming Tonite Read more


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