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The Ebonys - 100% 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 - 77% match to The Escorts

Genres: 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 - 67% 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 - 46% 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 - 35% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Bobby Taylor & The Vancouvers - 25% match to The Escorts

Genres: 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

The Modulations - 25% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Lost Generation - 24% 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 - 22% match to The Escorts

Genres: Disco 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

Carolyn Crawford - 21% match to The Escorts

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s
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US-born soul singer Carolyn Crawford won a 1963 talent contest staged by radio station WCHB in Detroit, the prize being a contract with the city’s biggest label, Motown Records. Her debut single, ‘Forget About Me’, proved unsuccessful, but she had a minor US hit in 1964 with Smokey Robinson’s ‘My Smile Is Just A Frown (Turned Upside Down)’. Her thi Read more

Jan Bradley - 21% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Addie Bradley, 6 July 1943, Byhalia, Mississippi, USA. Bradley is best known for the 1963 pop/R&B hit, ‘Mama Didn’t Lie’. She took singing lessons as a child and was discovered in 1961 by Don Talty, then manager of guitarist Phil Upchurch. Talty signed her to Chess Records and enlisted the songwriting talents of a young Curtis Mayfield, himself riding high Read more

Barbara McNair - 20% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul Vocals
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Michael Henderson - 17% match to The Escorts

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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1951, Yazoo City, Mississippi, USA. Henderson moved to Detroit as a child and showed an early aptitude for music, in particular on bass. Indeed, he was something of a boy wonder, being employed as a bass player for the Fantastic Four, Detroit Emeralds, Jackson Five, Martha Reeves, Billy Preston and numerous Motown Records artists when aged only 13. He was then invited out on Read more

Sly, Slick & Wicked - 16% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Sapphires - 15% match to The Escorts

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s
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A vocal trio from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, comprising Carol Jackson (lead), George Gainer and Joe Livingston. The group purveyed an infectious pop soul girl-group sound that was typical of east coast African-American acts during the early 60s. Their one big hit was ‘Who Do You Love’ (number 9 R&B, number 25 pop) in 1964, but they recorded other excellent n Read more


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