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Brenda & The Tabulations - 100% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 2000s
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This R&B vocal group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, comprising Brenda Payton (d. 14 June 1992), Jerry Jones, Eddie Jackson, and Maurice Coates, was recognizable for the fetchingly innocent-sounding vocals of Payton on a series of intensely sung ballads. Their biggest hit was their 1967 debut single on the Dionn label, ‘Dry My Eyes’ (number 8 US R&B char Read more

Donnie Elbert - 91% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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25 May 1936, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 31 January 1989. Elbert’s prolific career began in the 50s as a member of the Vibraharps. His first solo hit, ‘What Can I Do?’, was released in 1957, but the singer’s career was interrupted by a spell in the US Army. Discharged in 1961, recordings for Parkway Records and Checker then followed, before Elbert the Read more

The Ebonys - 79% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Camden, New Jersey, USA, and comprising Jenny Holmes, David Beasley, James Tuten and Clarence Vaughan, the Ebonys had minor success in the early 70s with a Dells -styled approach of baritone lead with answering falsetto second lead. The group was discovered by Gamble And Huff and recorded consistently for their Philadelphia International Records label in the early 70s Read more

Ray, Goodman & Brown - 61% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Al Goodman (31 March 1947, Jackson, Mississippi, USA), Harry Ray (b. 15 December 1946, Longbranch, New Jersey, USA; d. 1 October 1992) and William Brown (b. 30 June 1946, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA). This smooth soul trio had 27 R&B hits as the Moments. While waiting for the outcome of legal wranglings with Sylvia Robinson’s Stang Records, they recorded backing vo Read more

McKinley Mitchell - 51% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 December 1934, Jackson, Mississippi, USA, d. 1986, USA. A formative soul singer with George Leaner’s early 60s Chicago-based One-derful Records label, Mitchell came from the Chicago blues-club scene to launch that label with his fine, self-penned ‘The Town I Live In’, later re-recorded during an even more productive soul period in the 70s with the Malaco su Read more

The Incredibles - 35% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s
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The original members of this vocal group from Los Angeles, California, USA, were lead Cal Waymon (1942, Houston, Texas, USA), Carl Gilbert (b. 1943, Toledo, Ohio, USA) and Jean Smith (b. 1945, Arkansas, USA), all graduates of Los Angeles’ Jefferson High School. Waymon, the writer and producer of the group, had a background as a folk singer, and had for a time lived in N Read more

The Brothers Of Soul - 27% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Radiants - 24% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Jackie Ross - 23% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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30 January 1946, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. This cool, stylish singer made her debut on Sam Cooke’s Sar label in 1962. ‘Selfish One’ (1964), her first single for Chess Records, showcased a mature delivery that further releases, including ‘I’ve Got The Skill’ (1964) and ‘Take Me For A Little While’ (1965), amplified. Tailor-made for prod Read more

The Superbs - 20% match to The Escorts

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s
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The Superbs, from California, USA, were one of the best mid-60s sweet-soul groups to meld doo-wop harmonies into the sound of soul. The members were Eleanor ‘Punkin’ Green’ (lead), Walter White, Bobby Swain, Gordy Harmon and Ronny Cook. Green possessed a soprano lead that sounded much like a male falsetto and it was an era when falsetto-led groups were regularly Read more

Bobby Taylor & The Vancouvers - 19% match to The Escorts

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Bobby Taylor (Robert Taylor; lead vocals), Tommy Chong (b. Thomas B. Kin Chong, 24 May 1938, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; guitar/vocals), Eddie Patterson (guitar), Wes Henderson (bass), Robbie King (keyboards) and Ted Lewis (drums) joined forces in Vancouver, Canada in the mid-60s. Originally known as Little Daddy And The Bachelors, they were signed to Motown Records in 1967 a Read more

Howard Hewett - 18% match to The Escorts

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s
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The Lost Generation - 18% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 2000s
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An R&B vocal group from Chicago, Illinois, USA. The Lost Generation bucked the early 70s major trend in sweet falsetto-led vocal groups by providing a fresh sound of a dry, hard lead. The members were Lowrell Simon (lead), his brother Fred Simon, Larry Brownlee (d. 1978; ex-CODs) and Jesse Dean. Lowrell and Dean had previously been members of the Vondells, who had a local C Read more

Tierra - 18% match to The Escorts

Genres: Disco Funk Latin Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Latin R&B band was formed in the Mexican-populated east Los Angeles area in 1971 by the Salas Brothers, Rudy (vocals/guitar) and Steve (trombone/timbales). The remainder of the line-up comprised Bobby Navarrete (reeds), Joey Guerra (keyboards), Steve Falomir (bass), Philip Madayag (drums), and Andre Baeza (percussion). Before forming Tierra, the members were veterans o Read more

Angela Winbush - 16% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Beginning as half of the successful duo, René & Angela, Winbush has gone on to have a successful solo career in the 90s soul arena. Angela Winbush, recorded from November 1992 through April 1993, saw her gain full creative control with new label Elektra Records, and produced her best work. Premiered by the Chuck Booker-written ‘Treat U Rite’, this dance-ori Read more


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