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Sly & The Family Stone

Genres: Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This highly influential US band was formed in San Francisco, California, in 1967 by brothers Sly Stone (Sylvester Stewart, 15 March 1943, Denton, Texas, USA) and Freddie Stone (b. Frederick Stewart, 5 June 1946, Vallejo, California, USA; guitar), with Cynthia Robinson (b. 12 January 1946, Sacramento, California, USA; trumpet), Jerry Martini (b. 1 October 1943, Colorado, USA; Read more

Sheila E. - 79% match to The Family

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Sheila Escovedo, 12 December 1957, Oakland, California, USA, Sheila E. came to prominence as a solo artist in 1984 but had been playing conga drums since the age of three. Her father, Pete Escovedo, worked briefly with Santana and led the Latin-jazz fusion band Azteca, with which Sheila sat in while in high school. She briefly gave up the idea of a musical career but eventua Read more

Prince - 69% match to The Family

Genres: Documentaries Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Prince Rogers Nelson, 7 June 1958, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. A prodigiously talented singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer, Prince was named after the Prince Roger Trio, of whom his father, pianist John Nelson, was a member. After running away from his mother and stepfather, he briefly joined up with John, who bought him his first guitar. He was later adop Read more

The Time - 65% match to The Family

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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This Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA-based funk outfit enjoyed a string of inventive hits in the early 80s that, for verve, style, and wit, often matched the output of their mentor Prince. Flamboyant singer Morris Day (Springfield, Illinois, USA) played drums in Prince’s junior high school band, Grand Central. After several years on the local R&B circuit he hooked up wi Read more

Jesse Johnson - 52% match to The Family

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s
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Wendy & Lisa - 41% match to The Family

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US duo comprised Wendy Melvoin (26 January 1964, Los Angeles, California, USA) and Lisa Coleman (b. 17 August 1960, Los Angeles, California, USA) who were childhood friends from Los Angeles, California, and whose fathers were both session musicians. Melvoin was a pianist who encouraged his daughter to start playing guitar when she was just seven years old. Percussionist Read more

Teena Marie - 29% match to The Family

Genres: Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Mary Christine Brockert, 5 March 1957, Santa Monica, California, USA. A singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and producer, Teena Marie is rightly fêted as one of the few white artists to sustain a consistent career in the US soul market. Spotted by Motown Records’ Berry Gordy in the 70s, he linked her up with funk star and labelmate Rick James, and h Read more

Morris Day - 22% match to The Family

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
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Meshell Ndegeocello - 21% match to The Family

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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29 August 1969, Berlin, West Germany. Introduced early on in her career by her PR machine as a female equivalent to Prince, Ndegéocello has embraced both the hip-hop and R&B markets while producing music that has grown increasingly ambitious and challenging.Like Prince, Ndegéocello is a multi-instrumentalist, and writes, produces and Read more

Bobby Brown - 16% match to The Family

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Robert Brown, 5 February 1969, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. A former member of New Edition, Brown emerged in the late 80s as the king of swingbeat, the fusion of hip-hop beats and soul vocals also referred to as ‘new jack swing’. Like many of the genre’s stars, Brown is not gifted with either huge ability or personality, yet he stamped his authority on the scen Read more

Jody Watley - 16% match to The Family

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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30 January 1959, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Formerly one third of Shalamar between 1977 and 1984, a hugely successful group of the disco era, Watley’s first professional experience had come as a dancer on the television show Soul Train. After Shalamar disbanded she made the progression to solo artist, working in a contemporary soul/urban R&B vein. Her self-titled debut Read more

Terence Trent D'Arby - 15% match to The Family

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

Chaka Khan - 14% match to The Family

Genres: Disco Funk Jazz R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Yvette Marie Stevens, 23 March 1953, Great Lakes Naval Training Station, Illinois, USA. Having sung with several Chicago club bands, including Lyfe, Lock And Chains and Baby Huey And The Babysitters, Chaka Khan became acquainted with Ask Rufus, a group formed from the remnants of hit group the American Breed. When Khan replaced original singer Paulette McWilliams, the line-u Read more

Jackson 5 - 13% match to The Family

Genres: Disco Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Jackson Five comprised five brothers, Jackie Jackson (Sigmund Esco Jackson, 4 May 1951, Gary, Indiana, USA), Tito Jackson (b. Toriano Adaryll Jackson, 15 October 1953, Gary, Indiana, USA), Jermaine Jackson (b. Jermaine LaJuane Jackson, 11 December 1954, Gary, Indiana, USA), Marlon Jackson (b. 12 March 1957, Gary, Indiana, USA) and Michael Jackson (b. 29 August 1958, Gary Read more

The Jacksons - 13% match to The Family

Genres: Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jackie (Sigmund Esco Jackson, 4 May 1951, Gary, Indiana, USA), Tito (b. Toriano Adaryll Jackson, 15 October 1953, Gary, Indiana, USA), Marlon (b. Marlon David Jackson, 12 March 1957, Gary, Indiana, USA), Michael (b. Michael Joseph Jackson, 29 August 1958, Gary, Indiana, USA) and Randy Jackson (b. Steven Randall Jackson, 29 October 1962, Gary, Indiana, USA) changed their coll Read more


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