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Pleasure - 42% match to Sound Experience

Genres: Disco Funk
Decades Active: 2000s
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The Notations - 35% match to Sound Experience

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Funk Inc. - 33% match to Sound Experience

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
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Laura Lee - 33% match to Sound Experience

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Laura Lee Newton, 9 March 1945, Chicago, Illinois, USA. A member of her adopted mother’s, Ernestine Rundless’, gospel group the Meditation Singers, Lee’s first secular recording was made for the Detroit-based Ric-Tic label. She was signed to Chess Records in 1966, who, after failing to find success with a Chicago-recorded single, sent her to Rick Hall’s F Read more

Honey Cone - 32% match to Sound Experience

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Southside Movement - 29% match to Sound Experience

Genres: Disco
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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A funk band from Chicago, Illinois, USA. The original members were vocalist Melvin Moore, guitarist Bobby Pointer, bass player Ronald Simmons, keyboard player Morris Beeks, drummer Willie Hayes, trumpeter Steve Hawkins, trombonist Bill McFarland and alto saxophonist Milton Johnson. The group began as the back-up band for the Chicago duo Simtec And Wylie, and when that act fell Read more

The Jones Girls - 26% match to Sound Experience

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

B.T. Express - 20% match to Sound Experience

Genres: Disco 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

Joe Thomas - 19% match to Sound Experience

Genres: Funk Jazz
Decades Active: 2000s
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Joseph Lewis Thomas, 24 July 1909, Webster Groves, Missouri, USA, d. 6 August 1984, New York City, New York, USA. After playing trumpet in several obscure territory bands during the late 20s and early 30s, Thomas settled in New York City in 1933. There he played with the bands of Fletcher Henderson, Fats Waller, Willie Bryant and Benny Carter. At the start of the 40s he brie Read more

Bar-Kays - 15% match to Sound Experience

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Memphis, Tennessee, USA by Jimmy King (1949, d. 10 December 1967; guitar), Ronnie Caldwell (b. 1948, d. 10 December 1967; organ), Phalon Jones (b. 1949, d. 10 December 1967; saxophone), Ben Cauley (trumpet), James Alexander (bass) and Carl Cunningham (b. 1949, d. 10 December 1967; drums) were originally known as the River Arrows. Signed to Stax Records, the Bar-Kay Read more

Freda Payne - 14% match to Sound Experience

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Freda Charcilia Payne, 19 September 1945, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Schooled in jazz and classical music, this urbane singer attended the Institute Of Musical Arts and worked with Pearl Bailey prior to recording her debut album in 1963 for MGM Records. Payne signed to Holland/Dozier/Holland’s label Invictus Records and her first recording, ‘The Unhooked Generation Read more

Mandrill - 14% match to Sound Experience

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s
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T-Connection - 14% match to Sound Experience

Genres: Disco Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s
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Charles Wright - 12% match to Sound Experience

Genres: Doo Wop Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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1940, Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA. Wright was raised in Los Angeles, California, and from the age of 12 began playing music in high school where he was attracted strongly to the blues, having previously heard gospel music in church. Early influences included soul and blues artists such as Jesse Belvin, James Brown, Little Walter, Curtis Mayfield, Otis Redding, Jimmy Reed, M Read more

Rusty Bryant - 12% match to Sound Experience

Genres: Jazz
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