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Fat Larry's Band - 100% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Disco Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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‘Fat’ Larry James (2 August 1949, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 5 December 1987; drums) formed this funk/disco outfit in Philadelphia following his spell as a back-up musician for the Delfonics and Blue Magic. The group comprised Art Capehart (trumpet, flute), Jimmy Lee (trombone, saxophone), Doug Jones (saxophone), Erskine Williams (keyboards), Ted Cohen (gu Read more

The Salsoul Orchestra - 96% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Dance Disco Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s
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D Train - 93% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Brass Construction - 90% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Led by singer and keyboards player Randy Muller (Guyana), Brass Construction was a leading group in the disco movement of the 70s. Muller originally formed the band in Brooklyn, New York, as Dynamic Soul, mixing funk, salsa and reggae rhythms with a more orthodox jazz line-up to create a highly danceable sound. Renamed Brass Construction, the nine-piece group was signed by U Read more

Double Exposure - 90% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul
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The Fatback Band - 86% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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There are many, including genuine authorities such as Afrika Bambaataa, who state that ‘King Tim III (Personality Jock)’ by Fatback, released on Spring Records in 1979, is the first true hip-hop record. ‘King Tim’ was actually the b-side to ‘You’re My Candy Sweet’, before radio programmers and listeners made it the more popular selection. The Read more

Instant Funk - 85% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Disco Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Based in Philadelphia, USA, Instant Funk comprised James Carmichael (vocals), George Bell (guitar), Kim Miller (guitar), Scotty Miller (drums), Raymond Earl (bass), Dennis Richardson (keyboards), Charles Williams (percussion), Larry Davis (trumpet) and John Onderline (saxophone). They were ostensibly the musical vehicle for noted producer/writer Bunny Sigler, who used them for Read more

T-Connection - 84% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Disco Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s
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Kleeer - 82% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Disco Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s
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Eddie Kendricks - 81% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Disco Electronic & Ambient Funk R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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17 December 1939, Union Springs, Alabama, USA, d. 5 October 1992, Alabama, USA. Kendricks was a founder member of the Primes in the late 50s, an R&B vocal group that moved to Detroit in 1960 and formed the basis of the Temptations. His wavering falsetto vocals were an essential part of the group’s sound throughout their first decade on Motown Records. He was singled Read more

The Whispers - 79% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Disco Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in the Watts section of Los Angeles, California, USA in 1964, soul group the Whispers were originally comprised of Nicholas Caldwell (5 April 1944, Loma Linda, California, USA), twin brothers Wallace and Walter Scott (b. 23 September 1943, Fort Worth, Texas, USA), Marcus Hutson (b. 8 January 1943, St. Louis, Missouri, USA) and Gordy Harmon. The group recorded its firs Read more

Whispers, The - 79% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Aurra - 76% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Dance R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s
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Inner Life - 74% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Dance Disco R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s
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Dayton - 73% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: R&B / Soul
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