The Admirations Similar Artists

Fred Hughes - 34% match to The Admirations

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Roscoe Shelton - 33% match to The Admirations

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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22 August 1931, Lynchburg, Tennessee, USA, d. 27 July 2002, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Based in Nashville, Shelton, with his high tenor voice, made his mark in the mid-60s with a style that reflected both gospel and country music influences and modestly rode on the back of the popularity for southern-style deep soul. Shelton served a long apprenticeship singing for the Fires Read more

Billy Harner - 23% match to The Admirations

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Magnificents - 22% match to The Admirations

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s
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Formed in 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, the Magnificents featured Johnny Keyes, Thurman ‘Ray’ Ramsey, Fred Rakestraw and Willie Myles. In their up-tempo songs, the Magnificents brought rock ‘n’ roll to their doo-wop, and in their ballads they stayed true to their R&B roots. Singing as the Tams, they were discovered by disc jockey Magnificent Montague, Read more

Deon Jackson - 13% match to The Admirations

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 January 1946, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. This versatile performer was discovered by producer Ollie McLaughlin, who also guided the careers of Del Shannon and Barbara Lewis. An accomplished drummer and clarinettist, Jackson established himself as a singer and composer with ‘Love Makes The World Go Round’, a smooth, melodic mid-tempo single which reached the US R&a Read more

Otis Clay - 12% match to The Admirations

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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11 February 1942, Waxhaw, Mississippi, USA. Clay was introduced to music as a member of his family’s gospel quintet, the Morning Glories. From there he joined the Voices Of Hope and the Christian Travellers. Upon moving to Chicago’s West Side in 1957 he sang with several groups including the Golden Jubilaires, the Blue Jays and the Pilgrim Harmonizers. However, it Read more


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