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Brenda & The Tabulations - 91% match to Donnie Elbert

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 2000s
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This R&B vocal group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, comprising Brenda Payton (d. 14 June 1992), Jerry Jones, Eddie Jackson, and Maurice Coates, was recognizable for the fetchingly innocent-sounding vocals of Payton on a series of intensely sung ballads. Their biggest hit was their 1967 debut single on the Dionn label, ‘Dry My Eyes’ (number 8 US R&B char Read more

The Escorts - 67% match to Donnie Elbert

Genres: R&B / Soul
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McKinley Mitchell - 43% match to Donnie Elbert

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 December 1934, Jackson, Mississippi, USA, d. 1986, USA. A formative soul singer with George Leaner’s early 60s Chicago-based One-derful Records label, Mitchell came from the Chicago blues-club scene to launch that label with his fine, self-penned ‘The Town I Live In’, later re-recorded during an even more productive soul period in the 70s with the Malaco su Read more

The Incredibles - 36% match to Donnie Elbert

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s
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The original members of this vocal group from Los Angeles, California, USA, were lead Cal Waymon (1942, Houston, Texas, USA), Carl Gilbert (b. 1943, Toledo, Ohio, USA) and Jean Smith (b. 1945, Arkansas, USA), all graduates of Los Angeles’ Jefferson High School. Waymon, the writer and producer of the group, had a background as a folk singer, and had for a time lived in N Read more

The Ebonys - 31% match to Donnie Elbert

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Camden, New Jersey, USA, and comprising Jenny Holmes, David Beasley, James Tuten and Clarence Vaughan, the Ebonys had minor success in the early 70s with a Dells -styled approach of baritone lead with answering falsetto second lead. The group was discovered by Gamble And Huff and recorded consistently for their Philadelphia International Records label in the early 70s Read more

Ray, Goodman & Brown - 23% match to Donnie Elbert

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Al Goodman (31 March 1947, Jackson, Mississippi, USA), Harry Ray (b. 15 December 1946, Longbranch, New Jersey, USA; d. 1 October 1992) and William Brown (b. 30 June 1946, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA). This smooth soul trio had 27 R&B hits as the Moments. While waiting for the outcome of legal wranglings with Sylvia Robinson’s Stang Records, they recorded backing vo Read more

Jackie Ross - 22% match to Donnie Elbert

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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30 January 1946, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. This cool, stylish singer made her debut on Sam Cooke’s Sar label in 1962. ‘Selfish One’ (1964), her first single for Chess Records, showcased a mature delivery that further releases, including ‘I’ve Got The Skill’ (1964) and ‘Take Me For A Little While’ (1965), amplified. Tailor-made for prod Read more

The Radiants - 19% match to Donnie Elbert

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Brothers Of Soul - 18% match to Donnie Elbert

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Sapphires - 16% match to Donnie Elbert

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s
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A vocal trio from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, comprising Carol Jackson (lead), George Gainer and Joe Livingston. The group purveyed an infectious pop soul girl-group sound that was typical of east coast African-American acts during the early 60s. Their one big hit was ‘Who Do You Love’ (number 9 R&B, number 25 pop) in 1964, but they recorded other excellent n Read more

The Superbs - 16% match to Donnie Elbert

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s
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The Superbs, from California, USA, were one of the best mid-60s sweet-soul groups to meld doo-wop harmonies into the sound of soul. The members were Eleanor ‘Punkin’ Green’ (lead), Walter White, Bobby Swain, Gordy Harmon and Ronny Cook. Green possessed a soprano lead that sounded much like a male falsetto and it was an era when falsetto-led groups were regularly Read more

New York City - 14% match to Donnie Elbert

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s
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New York City (from the city of the same name) was one of the finest representatives of the renaissance of vocal harmony groups and the explosion of the Philadelphia recording scene during the early 70s. The group members were Tim McQueen, John Brown (earlier a member of the Five Satins), Ed Shell and Claude Johnson. The group first recorded for Buddah Records as Triboro Exchan Read more

Tierra - 14% match to Donnie Elbert

Genres: Disco Funk Latin Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Latin R&B band was formed in the Mexican-populated east Los Angeles area in 1971 by the Salas Brothers, Rudy (vocals/guitar) and Steve (trombone/timbales). The remainder of the line-up comprised Bobby Navarrete (reeds), Joey Guerra (keyboards), Steve Falomir (bass), Philip Madayag (drums), and Andre Baeza (percussion). Before forming Tierra, the members were veterans o Read more

Jimmy James - 13% match to Donnie Elbert

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Michael James, 13 September 1940, Jamaica. James was born and raised in Jamaica where he began his career in the late 50s. His debut, ‘Bewildered And Blue’, appeared through Tip Top productions and topped the Jamaican charts. He followed this hit with the equally successful ‘Come To Me Softly’, which he re-recorded in the UK during the mid-60s. The latter Read more

The Showstoppers - 13% match to Donnie Elbert

Genres: Pop / Rock
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