|Genres:||Doo Wop R&B / Soul|
|Tags:||soul philly soul philadelphia 70s oldies rnb the intruders|
|Decades:||1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
|Links:||allmusic biography biography discogs other databases wikidata wikipedia|
Formed in Philadelphia, USA, in 1960, Eugene Bird Daughtry (29 October 1939, Kinston, North Carolina, USA, d. 25 December 1994), Phil Terry (b. 1 November 1943, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), Robert Big Sonny Edwards (b. 22 February 1942, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) and Sam Little Sonny Brown (b. Samuel Brown, d. April 1995) enjoyed the benefit of a long-standing relationship with producers Gamble And Huff. Signed to the duos Excel/Gamble outlet, the band achieved several minor hits, notably (Well Be) United (1966) and Together (1967). In 1968, Cowboys To Girls, a prototype for the emergent Philly-soul sound, became their first million-seller, topping the R&B charts peaking at number 6 in the national US pop chart. The follow-up, (Love Is Like A) Baseball Game, was another huge R&B smash, as well as one of souls best sporting metaphors, Mel And...