|Genres:||Pop / Rock R&B / Soul|
|Tags:||soul philly soul northern soul 70s rnb|
|Decades:||1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
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Walter Sigler, 27 March 1941, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Sigler first made a name for himself singing a medley of old R&B hits, finding success in 1967 with Let The Good Times Roll/Feel So Good (number 20 R&B and number 22 pop) and Lovey Dovey/Youre So Fine. Earlier in his career he had belonged to a doo-wop vocal group, the Opals, who recorded in 1959 for the Philadelphia V-Tone label, with little success. After his late 60s records, Sigler abandoned recording for several years to concentrate on songwriting, and wrote songs for Jackie Moore, Joe Simon, the Three Degrees, OJays, Intruders and Billy Paul, most of whom were Philadelphia International Records (PIR) artists. In 1973 Sigler returned to the charts on PIR with a remake of Bobby Lewis old hit Tossin And Turnin (number 38 R&B). By the late 70s he had moved into disco on the Gold Mind label, and in...