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Arthur Conley - 100% match to The Soul Survivors

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 January 1946, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, d. 17 November 2003, Ruurlo, the Netherlands. Recalled as something of a one-hit-wonder, this Otis Redding protégé remains underrated. Conley first recorded for the Atlanta-based NRC label as Arthur And The Corvets. After signing to his mentor Otis Redding’s Jotis label, further singles were leased to Volt and Stax Re Read more

Archie Bell & The Drells - 88% match to The Soul Survivors

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Barbara Lewis - 81% match to The Soul Survivors

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 February 1943, Salem, Michigan, USA. Signed to Atlantic Records in 1961, Lewis enjoyed several regional hits before the sensual ‘Hello Stranger’ established her light but enthralling style. Recorded in Chicago, the performance was enhanced by the vocal support of the Dells. Further singles included the vibrant ‘Someday We’re Gonna Love Again’ (196 Read more

Jackie DeShannon - 70% match to The Soul Survivors

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Sharon Lee Myers, 21 August 1944, Hazel, Kentucky, USA. This highly talented singer and songwriter was introduced to gospel, country and blues styles whilst still a child. She was actively performing by the age of 15 and, having travelled to Los Angeles, commenced a recording career in 1960 with a series of releases on minor labels. DeShannon’s collaborations with Sharo Read more

Jerry Butler - 67% match to The Soul Survivors

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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8 December 1939, Sunflower, Mississippi, USA. Jerry, older brother of Billy Butler, moved to Chicago as a child and was later part of the city’s burgeoning gospel circuit. He subsequently joined several secular groups, including the Roosters, an aspiring trio of Sam Gooden and Richard and Arthur Brooks. Butler then suggested they add his friend, Curtis Mayfield, on guit Read more

Jerry Butler & Betty Everett - 67% match to The Soul Survivors

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Fontella Bass - 66% match to The Soul Survivors

Genres: Christian & Gospel R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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3 July 1940, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. The daughter of gospel luminary Martha Bass, Fontella toured as keyboard player and singer with the Little Milton band during the early 60s. Simultaneously, she made several solo records, including one for Ike Turner’s Prann label. When Milton’s band leader, Oliver Sain, left to form his own group, he took Bass with him, and t Read more

Contours - 62% match to The Soul Survivors

Genres: New Age R&B / Soul
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The Contours - 62% match to The Soul Survivors

Genres: Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Contours formed as an R&B vocal group in Detroit in 1959, featuring lead vocalist Billy Gordon, Billy Hoggs, Joe Billingslea and Sylvester Potts. Hubert Johnson (14 January 1941, d. 11 July 1981) joined the line-up in 1960, and it was his cousin Jackie Wilson who secured the group an audition and then a contract with Motown Records in 1961. Initial singles proved uns Read more

The Tymes - 62% match to The Soul Survivors

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA during 1956, George Hilliard, Donald Banks, Albert Berry and Norman Burnett first came together in the Latineers. Adding lead vocalist George Williams (6 December 1935, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 28 July 2004, Maple Shade, New Jersey, USA), they secured a US number 1 hit as the Tymes with the evocative ‘So Much In Love& Read more

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - 60% match to The Soul Survivors

Genres: Doo Wop Funk R&B / Soul
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Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes - 60% match to The Soul Survivors

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul
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R.B. Greaves - 57% match to The Soul Survivors

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Ronald Bertram Aloysius Greaves III, 28 November 1944, Georgetown, British Guyana. This singer, half north American Indian, made his greatest impact with the 1969 single, ‘Take A Letter Maria’. A nephew of Sam Cooke, Greaves had built a career both in the Caribbean and in the UK, where he performed as Sonny Childs with his group the TNTs. His biggest hit had been r Read more

Aretha Franklin - 56% match to The Soul Survivors

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 March 1942, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Aretha Franklin’s music is steeped in the traditions of the church. Her father, Rev. C.L. Franklin, was a Baptist preacher who, once he had moved his family to Detroit, became famous throughout black America for his fiery sermons and magnetic public appearances. He knew the major gospel stars Mahalia Jackson and Clara Ward, who in Read more

Ben E. King - 56% match to The Soul Survivors

Genres: Blues Doo Wop Easy Listening Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Benjamin Earl Nelson, 28 September 1938, Henderson, North Carolina, USA. King began his career while still a high-school student singing in a doo-wop group, the Four B’s. He later joined the Five Crowns who, in 1959, assumed the name the Drifters. King was the featured lead vocalist and occasional composer on several of their recordings including ‘There Goes My Bab Read more


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