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The Duprees - 63% match to The Chimes

Genres: Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A rock ‘n’ roll vocal group from Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. One of the most pop-sounding of the Italian-American groups that were in abundance during the late 50s and early 60s, the Duprees specialized in recording updated versions of old pop hits in a smooth style with a slight rock ‘n’ roll feel. The group was formed as the Parisiens in 1960 from the re Read more

The Capris - 53% match to The Chimes

Genres: Doo Wop
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Soul II Soul - 52% match to The Chimes

Genres: Dance R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This highly successful UK rap, soul and R&B outfit originally consisted of Jazzie B (Beresford Romeo, 26 January 1963, London, England; rapper), Nellee Hooper (b. Bristol, Avon, England; musical arranger) and Philip ‘Daddae’ Harvey (multi-instrumentalist). The early definition of the group was uncomplicated: ‘It’s a sound system, an organisation (whic Read more

The Skyliners - 52% match to The Chimes

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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This white vocal doo-wop quintet comprised members drawn from two Pittsburgh, USA-based groups. Jimmy Beaumont (lead vocals), Wally Lester (tenor) and Jackie Taylor (bass) had sung with the Crescents, while Janet Vogel (10 June 1941, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 21 February 1980, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA) and Joe VerScharen (b. 30 August 1940, Pittsburgh, Pennsylva Read more

The Velvets - 48% match to The Chimes

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s
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Dennis Edwards - 47% match to The Chimes

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 2000s
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3 February 1943, Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Dennis Edwards became a member of the Fireworks vocal group in the early 60s, before joining the Contours in 1965. After they split in 1967, he appeared occasionally with the Temptations, becoming a full member of the band when he replaced David Ruffin as lead vocalist in 1968. He remained with them until 1977, lending his dramatic Read more

The Danleers - 47% match to The Chimes

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s
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This R&B vocal group from Brooklyn, New York, USA, comprised Jimmy Weston (lead), Johnny Lee (first tenor), Willie Ephraim (second tenor), Nathaniel McCune (baritone) and Roosevelt Mays (bass). In 1957, the Danleers signed with composer/manager Danny Webb, who took the group and one of his songs, ‘One Summer Night’, to Amp-3 Records. ‘One Summer Night’ c Read more

The Tymes - 45% match to The Chimes

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA during 1956, George Hilliard, Donald Banks, Albert Berry and Norman Burnett first came together in the Latineers. Adding lead vocalist George Williams (6 December 1935, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 28 July 2004, Maple Shade, New Jersey, USA), they secured a US number 1 hit as the Tymes with the evocative ‘So Much In Love& Read more

The Crests - 44% match to The Chimes

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in New York City, USA, in 1956, the Crests soon became one of the most successful of the ‘integrated’ doo-wop groups of the period, after being discovered by Al Browne. Headed by the lead tenor of Johnny Mastro (Johnny Mastrangelo, 7 May 1930, USA), the rest of the band comprised Harold Torres, Talmadge Gough, J.T. Carter and Patricia Van Dross. By 1957 they Read more

Jay & The Americans - 40% match to The Chimes

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US act was formed in 1961 when former Mystics vocalist John ‘Jay’ Traynor (2 November 1938) joined ex-Harbor Lites duo Kenny Rosenberg, aka Kenny Vance, and Sandy Yaguda, aka Sandy Deane. Howie Kane (b. Howard Kerschenbaum) completed the line-up, which in turn secured a recording contract through the aegis of the songwriting and production team, Leiber And Sto Read more

Terence Trent D'Arby - 40% match to The Chimes

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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15 March 1962, Manhattan, New York, USA. A soulful pop singer, D’Arby first became involved with the music business while posted as a soldier in Germany where he joined a local funk band, Touch, in 1983 (Early Works, a collection of his contributions to Touch, was released in 1989). Following his move to London he recorded a demo tape which was impressive enough for CBS Read more

Mantronix - 38% match to The Chimes

Genres: Dance Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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DJ Kurtis Mantronik (Curtis Khaleel, 4 September 1965, Jamaica, West Indies, moving to Canada at age seven, then New York as a teenager) was the creative force behind these New York-based hip-hop innovators, a multi-instrumental talent whose knowledge of electronics was central to the band’s sound. That sound, electro in its purest form as suggested by the band’s n Read more

Alexander O'Neal - 36% match to The Chimes

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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15 November 1953, Natchez, Mississippi, USA. O’Neal was one of the best-known soul crooners of the late 80s. In 1978, he joined Flyte Tyme with future producers Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis. The group (as Time) became the backing band for Prince, although O’Neal was soon dismissed for insubordination. During the early 80s, he began a solo career as a vocalist, making Read more

Gwen Guthrie - 35% match to The Chimes

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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9 July 1950, Newark, New Jersey, USA, d. 3 February 1999, Orange County, New Jersey, USA. Prior to her involvement within the reggae industry, Guthrie was a classically trained pianist while at school and a fine vocalist, culminating in her joining the Ebonettes and the Matchmakers alongside the lead singer from Cameo, Larry Blackmon. After graduating, Guthrie pursued a care Read more

Mica Paris - 35% match to The Chimes

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Michelle Wallen, 27 April 1969, London, England. Having written, recorded, and produced with the aid of heavyweights including Nile Rodgers (Chic), Prince and Rakim (Eric B And Rakim), Paris has remained one of the UK’s biggest talents never to have made the great leap forward. It has not been for want of effort or ability, but producers have struggled to maximize the p Read more


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