The Whispers

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
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Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s

Biography

Formed in the Watts section of Los Angeles, California, USA in 1964, soul group the Whispers were originally comprised of Nicholas Caldwell (5 April 1944, Loma Linda, California, USA), twin brothers Wallace and Walter Scott (b. 23 September 1943, Fort Worth, Texas, USA), Marcus Hutson (b. 8 January 1943, St. Louis, Missouri, USA) and Gordy Harmon. The group recorded its first single, ‘It Only Hurts For Awhile’, for Dore Records but it was not until 1969 that they reached the R&B charts with ‘Time Will Come’, on the Soul Clock label. Their first Top 10 soul record, ‘Seems Like I Gotta Do Wrong’, followed in 1970 and the group switched to Janus Records for the next four years, during which time Leaveil Degree (b. 31 July, 1948, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA) replaced Harmon. In 1975 the group switched labels again, to Soul Train, and scored such hits as ‘One For The Money’ and ‘Make It With You’, a remake of the...

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