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Bobby Lewis - 100% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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17 February 1933, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Lewis grew up in an orphanage before being adopted by a Detroit family at the age of 12. He reportedly worked with jazz greats Duke Ellington and Wes Montgomery during his youth and befriended a young Jackie Wilson in the mid-50s. Lewis’ first single, for the Parrot Records label, was released in 1956. Three years later he m Read more

The Capitols - 93% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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An R&B trio from Detroit, Michigan, USA, originally known as the Three Caps, the Capitols were best known for their 1966 hit ‘Cool Jerk’. Originally formed around 1962 as a quintet, the two principal members were Donald Storball (guitar, vocals) and Samuel George (23 January 1942, d. 17 March 1982; drums, lead vocals). Discovered by record producer Ollie McLaug Read more

Joey Dee & The Starliters - 83% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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Spiral Starecase - 49% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s
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Dion - 47% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: Blues Christian & Gospel Doo Wop Folk Holiday & Seasonal Music Theme Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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During his peak, from 1958-63, Dion (Dion Francis DiMucci, 18 July 1939, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA) was the quintessential Italian-American New York City rocker and was, perhaps, the first major white rock singer who was not from a southern city. The career of one of America’s legendary artists has spanned six decades, during which time he has made numerou Read more

Jay & The Techniques - 45% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA, in the mid-60s, Jay And The Techniques were an inter-racial pop group best known for the Top 10 debut single ‘Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie’ in 1967. The group consisted of vocalist Jay Proctor and six other members: Karl Landis, Ronald Goosly, John Walsh, George Lloyd, Charles Crowl and Dante Dancho. The group built a following Read more

Betty Everett - 42% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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23 November 1939, Greenwood, Mississippi, USA, d. 19 August 2001, Beloit, Wisconsin, USA. Having moved to Chicago in the late 50s, R&B/soul singer Everett recorded unsuccessfully for several local labels, including Cobra, C.J. and One-derful, and briefly sang lead with the all-male group the Daylighters. Her hits came soon after signing to Vee Jay Records where ‘You Read more

Steam - 42% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 2000s
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Formed in 1969 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA, Steam recorded a single, ‘Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye’, that went to number 1 in the US during 1969. The group had roots in an early 60s band called the Chateaus, which recorded a number of singles for Coral Records and Warner Brothers Records which were unsuccessful. Two of the members of that band, pianist Paul Leka Read more

The Tams - 39% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US group was formed in 1952 as the Four Dots in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Their line-up featured Joseph Pope (6 November 1933, d. 16 March 1996), Charles Pope (b. 7 August 1936), Robert Lee Smith (b. 18 March 1936) and Horace Kay (b. 13 April 1934). Although such an early origin suggests longevity, it was not until 1960 that the group emerged with a single on Swan. Now dub Read more

J.J. Jackson - 36% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 2000s
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Jerome Louis Jackson, 8 April 1941, Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. Soul performer Jackson first attracted attention as an arranger for jazz organist Brother Jack McDuff and blues singer Jimmy Witherspoon. He subsequently formed a songwriting partnership with Sid Barnes and enjoyed success with compositions for Inez And Charlie Foxx and Mary Wells. Jackson’s perfor Read more

Chuck Jackson - 34% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s
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Maxine Nightingale - 34% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 2000s
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2 November 1952, Wembley, London, England. Although Nightingale made her recording debut in 1968, early acclaim was garnered from a series of roles in the stage productions of Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar and Godspell. She resumed a solo career during the 70s, achieving an international hit with the compulsive ‘Right Back Where We Started From’. This infectious per Read more

The Sapphires - 33% match to The O'Kaysions

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

Gary Puckett & The Union Gap - 32% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Originally known as the Outcasts, a San Diego act renowned for cover versions, this popular group took the name Union Gap in January 1967. Although burdened by a passé image - they dressed in American Civil War uniforms - ‘General’ Gary Puckett (17 October 1942, Hibbing, Minnesota, USA; vocals), ‘Sergeant’ Dwight Benett (b. December 1945, San Diego Read more

Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs - 29% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s
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