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A Taste Of Honey - 100% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Tavares - 94% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Funk 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

Dan Hartman - 87% match to McFadden & Whitehead

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

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Shalamar - 86% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Dance Disco 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

Cheryl Lynn - 85% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Disco 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

Sister Sledge - 79% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Disco 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

Evelyn "Champagne" King - 77% 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

The Trammps - 75% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s
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Anita Ward - 69% match to McFadden & Whitehead

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

Heatwave - 68% 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

Silver Convention - 66% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Disco
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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This studio group was created by Munich-based producers Silvester Levay and Michael Kunze. After scoring a UK hit in 1975 with ‘Save Me’, they went on to reach number 1 in the USA with ‘Fly, Robin, Fly’. The international fame persuaded the duo to audition some female singers to adopt the Silver Convention name and the lucky trio were Linda Thompson (ex-Les Read more

Odyssey - 63% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s
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MFSB - 62% 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

Fat Larry's Band - 61% match to McFadden & Whitehead

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 Real Thing - 61% match to McFadden & Whitehead

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This Liverpool-based group had its origins in the Mersey boom. Lead singer Eddie Amoo was a former member of the Chants, whose excellent beat singles garnered considerable praise. Although they failed to chart, the Chants continued to record for various labels until the name was ultimately dropped. The Real Thing emerged in 1976 with ‘You To Me Are Everything’, which Read more


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