The Floaters Similar Artists

Bloodstone - 100% match to The Floaters

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A self-contained R&B band from Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Sweet soul stand-up vocal groups were highly fashionable in the early 70s and Bloodstone, with their falsetto-led and vocally harmonized hits, were a part of the phenomenon along with the Moments, Chi-lites, and Stylistics, among others. Original members were Charles McCormick (lead vocal, bass guitar), Charles Love Read more

The Intruders - 98% match to The Floaters

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Philadelphia, USA, in 1960, Eugene ‘Bird’ Daughtry (29 October 1939, Kinston, North Carolina, USA, d. 25 December 1994), Phil Terry (b. 1 November 1943, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), Robert ‘Big Sonny’ Edwards (b. 22 February 1942, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) and Sam ‘Little Sonny’ Brown (b. Samuel Brown, d. April 1995) enjoye Read more

Rose Royce - 72% match to The Floaters

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in the USA as a multi-purpose backing group, the original nine-piece worked under a variety of names. In 1973 Kenji Brown (guitar), Victor Nix (keyboards), Kenny Copeland, Freddie Dunn (trumpets), Michael Moore (saxophone), Lequient ‘Duke’ Jobe (bass), Henry Garner and Terrai Santiel (drums) backed Edwin Starr as Total Concept Limited, before supporting Yvonne Read more

The Delfonics - 71% match to The Floaters

Genres: Easy Listening R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Philadelphia, USA, in 1965 and originally known as the Four Gents, the Delfonics featured William Hart (17 January 1945, Washington, DC, USA), Wilbert Hart (b. 19 October 1947, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), Randy Cain (b. 2 May 1945, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) and Ritchie Daniels. An instigator of the Philly Sound, the above line-up evolved out of an earl Read more

The Chi-Lites - 68% match to The Floaters

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Chicago in 1960 and originally called the Hi-Lites, the group featured Eugene Record (23 December 1940, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 22 July 2005, Chicago, Illinois, USA), Robert Lester (b. 1942, McComb, Mississippi, USA), Creadel Jones (b. 1939, St. Louis, Missouri, USA) and Marshall Thompson (b. April 1941, Chicago, Illinois, USA). Imbued with the tradition of doo- Read more

The Manhattans - 68% match to The Floaters

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1962 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, about 10 miles south of New York City’s borough of Manhattan, this enduring soul group enjoyed its greatest success during the 70s. The original members were lead vocalist George Smith, bass singer Winfred ‘Blue’ Lovett (16 November 1943), tenor Edward Bivins (b. 15 January 1942), tenor Kenneth Kelley (b. 9 Janua Read more

The Spinners - 68% match to The Floaters

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Stylistics - 67% match to The Floaters

Genres: Funk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Stylistics were formed in 1968 from the fragments of two Philadelphia groups, the Monarchs and the Percussions, by Russell Thompkins Jnr. (21 March 1951, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), Airrion Love (b. 8 August 1949, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), James Smith (b. 16 June 1950, New York City, USA), Herbie Murrell (b. 27 April 1949, Lane, South Carolina, USA) and Jam Read more

Teddy Pendergrass - 62% match to The Floaters

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Theodore Pendergrass, 26 March 1950, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Pendergrass joined Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes in 1969, when they invited his group, the Cadillacs, to work as backing musicians. Initially their drummer, Pendergrass had become the featured vocalist within a year. His ragged, passionate interpretations brought distinction to such releases as ‘I Read more

The Dramatics - 59% match to The Floaters

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This R&B vocal group was formed in Detroit in 1964 as the Sensations. They changed their name to the Dramatics in 1965 and originally comprised lead Larry Reed, Rob Davis, Elbert Wilkins, Robert Ellington, Larry Demps (23 February 1949) and Ron Banks (b. 10 May 1951, Detroit, Michigan, USA). Ellington quickly dropped out. The Dramatics were a typical 60s stand-up vocal g Read more

Delegation - 57% match to The Floaters

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s
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Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - 57% match to The Floaters

Genres: Doo Wop Funk R&B / Soul
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The Main Ingredient - 57% match to The Floaters

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This durable New York, USA-based soul group was formed as the Poets in 1964 by Donald McPherson (9 July 1941, USA, d. 4 July 1971, USA), Luther Simmons Jnr. (b. 9 September 1942, New York, USA) and Tony Silvester (b. 7 October 1941, Panama, d. 26 November 2006, USA). One of several groups using the name ‘the Poets’, the trio decided to become the Main Ingredient an Read more

DeBarge - 55% match to The Floaters

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One sister, Bunny DeBarge (15 March 1955), and four brothers, Mark (b. 19 June 1959), James (b. 22 August 1963), Randy (b. 6 August 1958) and El DeBarge (b. 4 June 1961), combined to form this family group in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, in 1978. Signed to Motown Records in 1979, they were viewed and marketed as successors to the young Jackson Five, a ploy helped by the phys Read more

Gregory Abbott - 54% match to The Floaters

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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2 April 1954, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA. This R&B singer-songwriter began pursuing a musical career while working for his doctorate at the University of California at Berkeley. He soon moved to Los Angeles and married famed songstress Freda Payne, who recorded four of his songs. He returned to his home in New York and began working as a researcher in a stockbr Read more


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