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McFadden & Whitehead - 100% match to Wild Cherry

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gene McFadden (1949, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 27 January 2006, Mount Airy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) and John Whitehead (b. 1948, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 11 May 2004, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), were former members of the Epsilons, a group managed by Otis Redding, prior to joining the Philadelphia International Records label. Here they for Read more

Anita Ward - 72% match to Wild Cherry

Genres: Disco Electronic & Ambient R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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20 December 1957, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Ward enjoyed one international number 1 single during her career, a light disco song called ‘Ring My Bell’ in 1979. Initially a gospel singer, she was introduced to Memphis artist/producer Frederick Knight. Knight signed Ward to his own Juana label, affiliated with Florida’s successful TK Records, and they recorded an Read more

Average White Band - 65% match to Wild Cherry

Genres: Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul World Music
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A Taste Of Honey - 63% match to Wild Cherry

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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The Trammps - 59% match to Wild Cherry

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s
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Heatwave - 58% match to Wild Cherry

Genres: Disco Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Although based in Britain, Heatwave was formed by the Wilder brothers, Johnnie (3 July 1949, Dayton, Ohio, USA, d. 13 May 2006, Clayton, Ohio, USA) and Keith, on their discharge from the US Army. An advertisement in a music paper yielded Hull, England-born songwriter and keyboardist Rod Temperton, while further members recruited were the American guitarists Eric Johns (b. Er Read more

Rose Royce - 58% match to Wild Cherry

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in the USA as a multi-purpose backing group, the original nine-piece worked under a variety of names. In 1973 Kenji Brown (guitar), Victor Nix (keyboards), Kenny Copeland, Freddie Dunn (trumpets), Michael Moore (saxophone), Lequient ‘Duke’ Jobe (bass), Henry Garner and Terrai Santiel (drums) backed Edwin Starr as Total Concept Limited, before supporting Yvonne Read more

Peaches & Herb - 57% match to Wild Cherry

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Herb Fame (Herbert Feemster, 1 October 1942, Washington, DC, USA) and Francine Barker (b. Francine Edna Hurd Barker, 28 April 1947, Washington, DC, USA, d. 13 August 2005, Maryland, USA). These two Washington, DC, USA-based singers were signed separately to the same record label, Date, and met on a promotional tour. Producer Dave Kapralik put the couple together, and their e Read more

Carl Douglas - 55% match to Wild Cherry

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jamaican-born Carl Douglas was working with producer Biddu during 1974 when the necessity to record a b-side to ‘I Want To Give You My Everything’, resulted in ‘Kung Fu Fighting’, a song which apparently took only 10 minutes to record. When the Douglas composition was presented to the A&R department at Pye Records, they wisely elevated the song to an a-s Read more

Cheryl Lynn - 44% match to Wild Cherry

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Cheryl Lynn Smith, 11 March 1957, Los Angeles, California, USA. The full-throated Lynn became a hit-maker at the height of disco’s popularity, singing dance tunes that retained the gospel vocal approach of classic soul. Lynn grew up in the church where her mother was a minister of music. Her break into the music business came in 1976 after she won as a contestant on the Read more

Kool & The Gang - 44% match to Wild Cherry

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally formed as a quartet, the Jazziacs, by Robert ‘Kool’ Bell (8 October 1950, Youngstown, Ohio, USA; bass), Robert ‘Spike’ Mickens (b. Jersey City, New Jersey, USA; trumpet), Ronald ‘The Captain’ Bell - later known by his Muslim name Amir Bayyan (b. 1 November 1951, Youngstown, Ohio, USA; saxophone, keyboards) and Dennis ‘D.T.’ Read more

Amii Stewart - 43% match to Wild Cherry

Genres: Dance Disco R&B / Soul
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Village People - 43% match to Wild Cherry

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Village People from New York City, USA, were a concept before they were a group. The brainchild of French record producer Jacques Morali (d. 15 November 1991, Paris, France), the troupe was assembled in 1977. Morali, who had been enjoying great success on the disco charts with the Ritchie Family, intended to create a camp rock ‘n’ roll/dance act that would flaunt Read more

Carl Carlton - 41% match to Wild Cherry

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
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Dan Hartman - 40% match to Wild Cherry

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 November 1951, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 22 March 1994, Westport, Connecticut, USA. Hartman’s multi-instrumental talents and light tenor were first heard by North America at large when he served bands led, together and separately, by Johnny Winter and Edgar Winter. Employment by the latter from 1973-77 brought the greatest commercial rewards - principally via Read more


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