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People's Choice - 100% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
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Sister Sledge - 78% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Disco Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Debra (9 July 1954), Joan (b. 13 September 1956), Kim (b. 21 August 1957) and Kathy Sledge (b. 6 January 1959) were all born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. They started their recording career on the Money Back label with 1971’s ‘Time Will Tell’. A short time working as backing singers followed before the quartet enjoyed a series of minor R& Read more

Skyy - 76% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Dance Disco Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This eight-piece soul/funk band were formed in New York. Known as Skyy in the UK, they were led by Randy Muller, the guiding light behind disco group Brass Construction. The other members were Anibal Anthony (guitar), Gerald Le Bon (bass), Tommy McConnel (drums), Larry Greenberg (keyboards), Denise Dunning-Crawford (vocals), Delores Dunning-Milligan (vocals) and Bonnie Dunning Read more

The Jones Girls - 75% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US vocal trio comprised Brenda Jones, Shirley Jones and Valerie Jones (17 April 1956, d. 2 December 2001), and first came to public attention after backing Diana Ross on tour. In the past they had opened for artists including B.B. King, the Four Tops and Little Richard. It was through Ross that they gained their first studio session, but it was not until 1977 that they Read more

First Choice - 68% match to McFadden & Whitehead

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

Tavares - 67% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Disco Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US group was formed in 1964 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA. The line-up comprised five brothers, Ralph (10 December 1948), Antone ‘Chubby’, Feliciano ‘Butch’, Arthur ‘Pooch’ and Perry Lee ‘Tiny’ Tavares. Originally known as Chubby And The Turnpikes, the group assumed its family’s surname in 1969. Although they lacked a di Read more

Change - 62% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Although the group was led by Paolo Granolio (guitar) and David Romani (bass), this was ostensibly a studio creation by producers Jacques Fred Petrus and Mauro Malavasi, who first linked to form Goody Music in 1975. With material recorded in Bologna (where the producers’ own 24-track studio was based) and New York, The Glow Of Love launched the group on a high note, with s Read more

Cheryl Lynn - 57% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Cheryl Lynn Smith, 11 March 1957, Los Angeles, California, USA. The full-throated Lynn became a hit-maker at the height of disco’s popularity, singing dance tunes that retained the gospel vocal approach of classic soul. Lynn grew up in the church where her mother was a minister of music. Her break into the music business came in 1976 after she won as a contestant on the Read more

Evelyn "Champagne" King - 57% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Dance Disco Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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b 1 July 1960, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. A former office cleaner at Gamble And Huff’s Sigma Sound studios, King was overheard singing Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’ by Theodore Life, a member of the company’s writing and production staff. He coached the aspiring singer on recording technique and was instrumental in preparing King Read more

Heatwave - 55% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Disco Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Although based in Britain, Heatwave was formed by the Wilder brothers, Johnnie (3 July 1949, Dayton, Ohio, USA, d. 13 May 2006, Clayton, Ohio, USA) and Keith, on their discharge from the US Army. An advertisement in a music paper yielded Hull, England-born songwriter and keyboardist Rod Temperton, while further members recruited were the American guitarists Eric Johns (b. Er Read more

Shalamar - 54% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Dance Disco Electronic & Ambient Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This act was created by Dick Griffey, booking agent for US television’s Soul Train show, and Simon Soussan, a veteran of UK’s northern soul scene. The latter produced ‘Uptown Festival’, a medley of popular Motown Records favourites, which was issued on Griffey’s Solar label. Although credited to ‘Shalamar’, the track featured session musicians Read more

Chic - 52% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Dance Disco Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Probably the band of the disco generation, Chic was built around Nile Rodgers (19 September 1952, New York, USA; guitar) and Bernard Edwards (b. 31 October 1952, Greenville, North Carolina, USA, d. 18 April 1996, Tokyo, Japan; bass). During the 60s Rodgers had played in a rock group, New World Rising, before joining the Apollo Theatre house band. Edwards had played with seve Read more

MFSB - 52% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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‘Mother, Father, Sister, Brother’ or MFSB (and there was a less flattering alternative), was the house band employed by producers Gamble And Huff. Jesse James, Bobby Martin, Norman Harris (10 February, d. 21 March 1987), Ronnie Baker (d. 1990), Earl Young, Roland Chambers (b. 9 February 1944, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 8 May 2002, Wynnewood, Montgomery Cou Read more

The Trammps - 51% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Reggae
Decades Active: 1970s
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The Pointer Sisters - 49% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Funk Pop / Rock Pop / Rock R&B / Soul R&B / Soul Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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These four sisters, Anita (23 January 1948), Bonnie (b. 11 July 1951), Ruth (b. 19 March 1946) and June (b. 30 November 1953, East Oakland California, USA, d. 11 April 2006, Santa Monica, California, USA), were all born and raised in East Oakland, California, USA, and first sang together in the West Oakland Church of God where their parents were ministers. Despite their fami Read more


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