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Brass Construction - 100% 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

Roy Ayers Ubiquity - 74% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Jazz
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Eddie Kendricks - 72% 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

Fat Larry's Band - 64% 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 Fatback Band - 57% 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

The Salsoul Orchestra - 57% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Dance Disco Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s
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Gwen McCrae - 40% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Christian & Gospel Dance Doo Wop Funk R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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21 December 1943, Pensacola, Florida, USA. The wife of George McCrae, Gwen made her mark in the mid-70s with a delightful series of southern-style soul numbers produced by Steve Alaimo and Clarence Reid for Henry Stone’s Miami-based TK operation. She first found success with a remarkable remake of the old Bobby Bland gospel blues, ‘Lead Me On’ (R&B number Read more

The O'Jays - 40% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The core of this long-standing soul group, Eddie LeVert (16 June 1942, Birmingham, Alabama, USA) and Walter Williams (b. 25 August 1942, USA), sang together as a gospel duo prior to forming the Triumphs in 1958. This doo-wop-influenced quintet was completed by William Powell (b. 20 January 1942, USA, d. 26 May 1977), Bill Isles and Bobby Massey and quickly grew popular aroun Read more

B.T. Express - 38% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally formed as the King Davis House Rockers in 1972, this Brooklyn-based septet underwent several name changes, including the Madison Street Express and the Brothers Trucking, before finally settling on the above. Bill Risbrook (saxophone/vocals), his brother Louis (bass/organ), Carlos Ward (saxophone/woodwind), Richard Thompson (lead guitar/vocals), Dennis Rowe (congas), Read more

Average White Band - 36% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Funk Pop / Rock Pop / Rock R&B / Soul World Music
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Dayton - 36% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Dennis Coffey - 35% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
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First Choice - 34% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Part of the Philadelphia sound of the mid-70s, this female vocal group’s biggest success was ‘Armed And Extremely Dangerous’. Rochelle Fleming (11 February 1950, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), Joyce Jones (b. 30 July 1949) and Annette Guest (b. 19 November 1954, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA) were originally known as the Debronettes. Local DJ Georgie Woods int Read more

Instant Funk - 33% 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

Loose Ends - 32% match to Crown Heights Affair

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1982 by Jane Eugene, Steve Nichol and Carl McIntosh, Loose End (as they were originally known) were the first all-black British band to be signed to the Virgin Records label. After several unsuccessful singles they changed their name to Loose Ends, enlisted producer Nick Martinelli, and started to make an impression on the soul/dance scene with a series of excellent r Read more


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