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Jan Bradley - 82% match to The Ikettes

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

Dave "Baby" Cortez - 56% match to The Ikettes

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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David Cortez Clowney, 13 August 1938, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Cortez played piano in church as a boy and progressed from there to Hammond organ, performing on the chitlins’ circuit through the Midwest and California in the late 50s. From 1955-57 he performed with vocal group the Pearls and in 1956-57 also worked with the Valentines and the Jesters. In 1956 he made his f Read more

The Girlfriends - 55% match to The Ikettes

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Earl-Jean - 54% match to The Ikettes

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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Earl-Jean McCrea, USA. McCrea followed the example set by her sister Darlene McCrea by replacing her in the moderately successful R&B vocal trio the Cookies, joining original member Dorothy Jones and Margaret Ross in a new line-up. The trio signed to Goffin And King’s Dimension label in 1962 as both artists and session singers. They had US Top 20 hits with ‘Cha Read more

Dee Dee Warwick - 49% match to The Ikettes

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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1945, New Jersey, USA. Warwick has always sung in the shadow of her older sister, Dionne Warwick, but she has created a body of work that holds up well decades later. Her first record on the Jubilee label, ‘You’re No Good’, was superseded by the much superior production done in Chicago by Vee Jay Records on Betty Everett. In 1964 Warwick signed with Mercury Re Read more

LaVern Baker - 45% match to The Ikettes

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Delores Williams, 11 November 1929, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 10 March 1997, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. Baker was a pioneering voice in the fusion of R&B and rock ‘n’ roll in the 50s. In 1947 she was discovered in a Chicago nightclub by band leader Fletcher Henderson. Although still in her teens, the singer won a recording contract with the influ Read more

The Chiffons - 45% match to The Ikettes

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in the Bronx, New York City, USA, where all the members were born, erstwhile backing singers Judy Craig (6 August 1946, New York City, New York, USA), Barbara Lee Jones (b. 16 May 1947, New York City, New York, USA, d. 15 May 1992), Patricia Bennett (b. 7 April 1947, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA) and Sylvia Peterson (b. 30 September 1946), are best recalled Read more

Ike & Tina Turner - 44% match to The Ikettes

Genres: Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s
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The Cookies - 42% match to The Ikettes

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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This US vocal trio was formed in 1954 by Doretta (Dorothy) Jones (South Carolina, USA), her cousin Beulah Robertson, and Darlene McCrae (b. Ethel McCrae, North Carolina, USA). This line-up recorded a solitary single (‘Don’t Let Go’/‘All Night Mambo’) for the Lamp label. Robertson was replaced by Margie Hendricks (b. 13 March 1939, USA, d. July 1973, Read more

The Exciters - 41% match to The Ikettes

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Formed in 1961 in the Jamaica district of Queens, New York City, this aptly named group originally included Brenda Reid, Carol Johnson (1945, USA, d. 7 May 2007), Lillian Walker and Sylvia Wilbur. The sister act to local doo wop quintet the Masters, the group was originally known as the Masterettes. Wilbur was replaced by Penny Carter and then the Masters’ Herb Rooney ( Read more

Irma Thomas - 40% match to The Ikettes

Genres: Blues Christian & Gospel R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Irma Lee, 18 February 1941, Ponchatoula, Louisiana, USA. The ‘Soul Queen Of New Orleans’ was discovered in 1958 by band leader Tommy Ridgley. Her early records were popular locally, but an R&B hit came in 1960 with ‘(You Can Have My Husband But Please) Don’t Mess With My Man’. The following year Thomas rejoined producer/writer Allen Toussaint, wi Read more

Maxine Brown - 40% match to The Ikettes

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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27 April 1932, Kingstree, South Carolina, USA. Having sung in two New York gospel groups, the Manhattans and the Royaltones, Brown made her recording debut on Nomar with ‘All In My Mind’. A US Top 20 hit in 1961, this uptown soul ballad was followed by another hit single, ‘Funny’. A period at ABC-Paramount then passed before Brown signed to Wand Records a Read more

O.V. Wright - 40% match to The Ikettes

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Overton Vertis Wright, 9 October 1939, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, d. 16 November 1980, USA. One of deep soul’s most impressive stylists, O.V. Wright’s first recordings were in the gospel tradition and it was while a member of the Harmony Echoes that he became acquainted with Roosevelt Jamison. This aspiring songwriter penned the singer’s secular debut, ‘Tha Read more

Sugar Pie DeSanto - 35% match to The Ikettes

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Umpeylia Marsema Balinton, 16 October 1935, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Raised in San Francisco, DeSanto was discovered at a talent show by Johnny Otis, who later dubbed her ‘Little Miss Sugar Pie’. She recorded for Federal and Aladdin Records before ‘I Want To Know’ (1960) on Veltone reached the R&B charts. Signed to Checker Records in 1961, her first r Read more

The Clovers - 35% match to The Ikettes

Genres: Doo Wop Easy Listening Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US R&B vocal ensemble formed in Washington, DC, in 1946, and built a career recording smooth ballads and bluesy jumps for New York independent Atlantic Records, in the process becoming one of the most popular vocal groups of the 50s. By the time the group first recorded for Rainbow Records in early 1950, the Clovers comprised John ‘Buddy’ Bailey (1930, Was Read more


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