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R. Dean Taylor - 100% match to Al Wilson

Decades Active: 1970s 2000s
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Toronto, Canada. Taylor remains the most successful white artist to emerge from the Motown Records stable. The protégé of writer/producer Brian Holland, he worked on many of the mid-60s hits produced by the Holland / Dozier / Holland partnership, and later claimed to have helped to compose several songs credited to them. He began his recording career in 1965 wi Read more

Chairmen Of The Board - 86% match to Al Wilson

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Briefly known as the Gentlemen, this Detroit-based quartet was instigated by General Norman Johnson (23 May 1943, Norfolk, Virginia, USA). A former member of the Showmen, he left that group in 1968 intent on a solo path, but instead joined Danny Woods (b. 10 April 1944, Atlanta, Georgia, USA), Harrison Kennedy (b. Canada) and Eddie Curtis (b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) Read more

The Supremes - 85% match to Al Wilson

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Doo Wop Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Television Pop / Rock Music & Radio Funk Christian & Gospel
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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America’s most successful female vocal group of all time was formed by four Detroit schoolgirls in the late 50s. Diana Ross (26 March 1944, Detroit, Michigan, USA), Betty McGlown (b. 1943, Detroit, Michigan, USA), Florence Ballard (b. 30 June 1943, Rosetta, Mississippi, USA, d. 22 February 1976, Detroit, Michigan, USA) and Mary Wilson (b. 6 March 1944, Greenville, Missi Read more

Major Lance - 74% match to Al Wilson

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 April 1939 (1941 is also cited), Winterville, Mississippi, USA, d. 3 September 1994, Decatur, Georgia, USA. A former amateur boxer and a dancer on the Jim Lounsbury record-hop television show, Lance also sang with the Five Gospel Harmonaires and for a brief period with Otis Leavill and Barbara Tyson in the Floats. His 1959 Mercury Records release, ‘I Got A Girl’, Read more

Luther Ingram - 64% match to Al Wilson

Genres: R&B / Soul Funk Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Television
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Luther Thomas Ingram, 30 November 1944, Jackson, Tennessee, USA, d. 19 March 2007, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. This singer-songwriter’s professional career began in New York with work for producers Leiber And Stoller. Several unsuccessful singles followed, including ‘I Spy (For The FBI)’, which failed in the wake of Jamo Thomas’ 1966 hit version. Ingram the Read more

The Dells - 64% match to Al Wilson

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Doo Wop Funk Music Videos & Concerts Disco R&B / Soul Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A US soul vocal and close harmony group formed in 1953 as the El-Rays, when the members - Johnny Funches (18 July 1935, d. 23 January 1998; lead), Marvin Junior (b. 31 January 1936, Harrell, Arkansas, USA; tenor), Verne Allison (b. 22 June 1936, Chicago, Illinois, USA; tenor), Lucius McGill (b. 1935, Chicago, Illinois, USA; tenor), Mickey McGill (b. 17 February 1937, Chicago Read more

Jerry Butler - 60% match to Al Wilson

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Disco Documentaries Drama R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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8 December 1939, Sunflower, Mississippi, USA. Jerry, older brother of Billy Butler, moved to Chicago as a child and was later part of the city’s burgeoning gospel circuit. He subsequently joined several secular groups, including the Roosters, an aspiring trio of Sam Gooden and Richard and Arthur Brooks. Butler then suggested they add his friend, Curtis Mayfield, on guit Read more

Jerry Butler & Betty Everett - 60% match to Al Wilson

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Barbara Acklin - 59% match to Al Wilson

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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28 February 1944, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 27 November 1998, Omaha, Nebraska, USA. A vocalist in the style of Dionne Warwick and Brenda Holloway, Acklin first recorded for Special Agent under the name Barbara Allen. In 1966, following a spell as a backing singer, she worked as a receptionist at the Brunswick Records offices, and submitted some of her own compositions to p Read more

Freda Payne - 59% match to Al Wilson

Genres: R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Horror R&B / Soul Vocals Pop / Rock Documentaries Drama
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Freda Charcilia Payne, 19 September 1945, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Schooled in jazz and classical music, this urbane singer attended the Institute Of Musical Arts and worked with Pearl Bailey prior to recording her debut album in 1963 for MGM Records. Payne signed to Holland/Dozier/Holland’s label Invictus Records and her first recording, ‘The Unhooked Generation Read more

Darrell Banks - 58% match to Al Wilson

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Darrell Eubanks, 1938, Mansfield, Ohio, USA, d. March 1970, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Banks sprang to fame in 1966 with his magnificent debut single, ‘Open The Door To Your Heart’, one of the finest non- Motown Records releases to emerge from Detroit. A second hit, ‘Somebody (Somewhere) Needs You’, followed that same year, but the singer’s progress was Read more

Clarence Carter - 57% match to Al Wilson

Genres: R&B / Soul Funk Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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14 January 1936, Montgomery, Alabama, USA. Carter’s earliest releases were as half of the duo Clarence And Calvin. Also known as the C And C Boys, the blind duo made seven singles, the last of which was recorded at Fame’s Muscle Shoals studio. When his partner, Calvin Thomas (aka Scott), suffered serious injuries in a car accident in 1966, Carter became a solo act Read more

The Manhattans - 57% match to Al Wilson

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Funk
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1962 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, about 10 miles south of New York City’s borough of Manhattan, this enduring soul group enjoyed its greatest success during the 70s. The original members were lead vocalist George Smith, bass singer Winfred ‘Blue’ Lovett (16 November 1943), tenor Edward Bivins (b. 15 January 1942), tenor Kenneth Kelley (b. 9 Janua Read more

Carl Carlton - 54% match to Al Wilson

Genres: R&B / Soul Funk
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The Chi-Lites - 53% match to Al Wilson

Genres: R&B / Soul R&B / Soul Vocals Doo Wop Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Chicago in 1960 and originally called the Hi-Lites, the group featured Eugene Record (23 December 1940, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 22 July 2005, Chicago, Illinois, USA), Robert Lester (b. 1942, McComb, Mississippi, USA), Creadel Jones (b. 1939, St. Louis, Missouri, USA) and Marshall Thompson (b. April 1941, Chicago, Illinois, USA). Imbued with the tradition of doo- Read more


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