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Edgar Winter - 35% match to The New Birth

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Disco Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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28 December 1946, Beaumont, Texas, USA. Although at times overshadowed by his brother, Johnny Winter, saxophonist and keyboard player Edgar has enjoyed an intermittently successful career. The siblings began performing together as teenagers, and were members of several itinerant groups performing in southern-state clubs and bars. Edgar later forsook music for college, before Read more

Bloodstone - 31% match to The New Birth

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

Ohio Players - 30% match to The New Birth

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Dayton, Ohio, USA, this multi-talented unit originated from four members of the Ohio Untouchables, saxophonists Ralph ‘Pee Wee’ Middlebrooks and Clarence ‘Satch’ Satchell, bass player Marshall Jones and guitarist Leroy ‘Sugarfoot’ Bonner. The Ohio Untouchables forged a reputation as a powerful instrumental group by providing the backing t Read more

Johnnie Taylor - 26% match to The New Birth

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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5 May 1938, Crawfordsville, Arkansas, USA, d. 31 May 2000, Dallas, Texas, USA. Having left home at the age of 15, Taylor surfaced as part of several gospel groups, including the Five Echoes and the Highway QCs. In 1956 he joined the Soul Stirrers, replacing Sam Cooke on the latter’s recommendation. Taylor switched to secular music in 1961; releases on Cooke’s Sar a Read more

The Dramatics - 26% match to The New Birth

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

The Main Ingredient - 26% match to The New Birth

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

Black Ivory - 25% match to The New Birth

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A stand-up soft soul trio from New York City, New York, USA, Black Ivory comprised lead singer Leroy Burgess III, Stuart Bascombe and Russell Patterson. The high tenor lead sound in stand-up vocal harmony groups was popular during the early 70s, and Black Ivory typified the sound with a selection of hits and two albums they recorded for the small Today label, starting in 1971 w Read more

Enchantment - 25% match to The New Birth

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Five-piece vocal group formed in Detroit, Michigan, in 1966 comprising Emanuel (EJ) Johnson, David Banks, Joe (Jobie) Thomas, Ed (Mickey) Clanton and Bobby Green. Their career did not take off, however, until they moved to Los Angeles in the 70s, signing to United Artists Records and releasing an excellent debut album and hitting the Top 30 of the pop charts with ‘Gloria&# Read more

The O'Jays - 25% match to The New Birth

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The core of this long-standing soul group, Eddie LeVert (16 June 1942, Birmingham, Alabama, USA) and Walter Williams (b. 25 August 1942, USA), sang together as a gospel duo prior to forming the Triumphs in 1958. This doo-wop-influenced quintet was completed by William Powell (b. 20 January 1942, USA, d. 26 May 1977), Bill Isles and Bobby Massey and quickly grew popular aroun Read more

Willie Hutch - 25% match to The New Birth

Genres: R&B / Soul Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s
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Con Funk Shun - 23% match to The New Birth

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed initially in 1968 as Project Soul by Mike Cooper (guitar, sitar, timbales, percussion, vocals) and Louis McCall (drums, vocals), the group’s rise began when they accepted an offer to back the Soul Children, necessitating a move from California to Memphis. Upon arrival in 1972, Project Soul became Con Funk Shun, having been augmented by group members Karl Fuller (tru Read more

The Isley Brothers - 23% match to The New Birth

Genres: Funk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Three brothers, O’Kelly (25 December 1937, d. 31 March 1986), Rudolph (b. 1 April 1939) and Ronald Isley (b. 21 May 1941), began singing gospel in their home-town of Cincinnati, USA, in the early 50s, accompanied by their brother Vernon, who died in a car crash around 1957. Moving to New York the following year, the trio issued one-off singles before being signed by the Read more

Idris Muhammad - 22% match to The New Birth

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Leo Morris, 13 November 1939, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Immaculate, imaginative and equally at home on contemporary jazz and more popular funk and soul sessions, Idris Muhammad is one of America’s most impressive and swinging drummers. Playing since the age of eight, he began working professionally in the soul scene in the early 60s, accompanying vocalists Jerry Butl Read more

L.T.D. - 20% match to The New Birth

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul
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The Sylvers - 20% match to The New Birth

Genres: Disco Funk R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, and originally known as the Little Angels, the Sylvers were a family act tutored by their former opera singing mother, Shirley Sylvers. Her children, Leon Frank III, Charmaine, Olympia-Ann and James, started performing at local talent shows in Memphis, before moving to Harlem, New York - providing a more sympathetic audience for their pop R&am Read more


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