Heaven & Earth
Heaven And Earth, from Chicago, Illinois, USA, represented the last gasp of regionalism in the R&B recording industry, having emerged as local hitmakers during the late 70s. Original members were brothers Dwight (falsetto lead) and James Dukes (bass), Keith Steward (tenor) and Michael Brown (baritone). Their marvellous I Cant Seem To Forget You, featuring the falsetto lead of Dwight Dukes, was played like the national anthem in Chicago in 1976, but seemingly nowhere else. Baritone Dean Williams replaced Brown in 1978 and, as the groups new lead, radically changed the groups sound with the urbane Guess Whos Back In Town (number 42 R&B). Greg Rose replaced Williams in 1979 for yet another change in sound with the funk dance hit I Feel A Groove Under My Feet (number 78 R&B). Heaven And Earth recorded in Philadelphia in 1981 and reached the charts with I Really Love You (number 47...