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The Formations - 82% match to The Sapphires

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Incredibles - 61% match to The Sapphires

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 - 57% match to The Sapphires

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 Radiants - 57% match to The Sapphires

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Bob Kuban & The In-Men - 51% match to The Sapphires

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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The Van Dykes - 50% match to The Sapphires

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


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