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Deon Jackson - 86% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 January 1946, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. This versatile performer was discovered by producer Ollie McLaughlin, who also guided the careers of Del Shannon and Barbara Lewis. An accomplished drummer and clarinettist, Jackson established himself as a singer and composer with ‘Love Makes The World Go Round’, a smooth, melodic mid-tempo single which reached the US R&a Read more

Clifford Curry - 72% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. This singer’s long career began in high school as a member of the Echoes, after which he joined the Five Pennies, for whom he wrote a 1956 release, ‘Mr. Moon’. Curry was later a member of several groups, including the Hollyhocks (1957) and the Bubba Suggs Band (1957-1964). As Sweet Clifford he recorded for the Nashville-based Excello Read more

The Casinos - 62% match to The O'Kaysions

Decades Active: 1940s 1960s 1990s
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Formed in 1958 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, the Casinos originally comprised Gene Hughes (d. 3 February 2004), Glen Hughes, Pete Bolton, Joe Patterson and Ray White. After gaining popularity locally, they signed with the small Terry Records and covered the Carla Thomas R&B ballad ‘Gee Whiz’, with no success. They then switched to the local Fraternity Records and reco Read more

The Vogues - 62% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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This US vocal group was formed in Turtle Creek, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by school friends Bill Burkette (lead baritone), Don Miller (baritone), Hugh Geyer (first tenor) and Chuck Blasko (second tenor). They began singing as the Val-Aires in 1960, but took the above name prior to signing with the tiny Co & Ce label. In 1965 the Vogues scored two US number 4 singles wi Read more

The Swingin Medallions - 53% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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The Incredibles - 49% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s
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The original members of this vocal group from Los Angeles, California, USA, were lead Cal Waymon (1942, Houston, Texas, USA), Carl Gilbert (b. 1943, Toledo, Ohio, USA) and Jean Smith (b. 1945, Arkansas, USA), all graduates of Los Angeles’ Jefferson High School. Waymon, the writer and producer of the group, had a background as a folk singer, and had for a time lived in N Read more

Larry Williams - 47% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 May 1935, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 2 January 1980, Los Angeles, California, USA. Williams recorded a handful of raucous rock ‘n’ roll songs for Specialty Records that later influenced, among others, John Lennon. Williams learned to play the piano while in New Orleans, and moved to Oakland, California, with his family while in his teens. There he joined a Read more

The Showstoppers - 39% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Bobby McClure - 38% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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21 April 1942, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 13 November 1992, Los Angeles, California, USA. McClure’s family moved to East St. Louis when he was two years old, and he was singing in church by the time he was nine. A year later, he provided the unbroken high-tenor lead in the otherwise all-female Spirit Of Illinois gospel group, who went on to tour the ‘programs’ Read more

Billy Harner - 35% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Van Dykes - 35% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 2000s
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This US group was formed in Fort Worth, Texas in 1964 when Rondalis Tandy (lead vocal) teamed with three aspiring singers, Wenzon Mosley (tenor), James Mays (bass) and Eddie Nixon (falsetto). Nixon left prior to recording ‘No Man Is An Island’, which was the Van Dykes’ first single, and the prototype for many of their subsequent releases. This exquisite ballad fe Read more

Phillip Mitchell - 33% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Fred Hughes - 32% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Jan Bradley - 31% match to The O'Kaysions

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

The Soul Sisters - 31% match to The O'Kaysions

Genres: Christian & Gospel R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
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