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S.O.S. Band - 100% match to Colonel Abrams

Genres: R&B / Soul Funk Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, in 1977, the S.O.S. Band enjoyed a long run of hits on the US R&B charts during the 80s. The group originally consisted of Mary Davis (vocals, keyboards), Jason ‘T.C.’ Bryant (keyboards), Billy R. Ellis (saxophone) and James Earl Jones III (drums). They performed regularly, as Sounds Of Santa Monica, at Lamar’s Regal Room in A Read more

The Whispers - 93% match to Colonel Abrams

Genres: R&B / Soul Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Disco Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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 firs Read more

Whispers, The - 93% match to Colonel Abrams

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Dazz Band - 91% match to Colonel Abrams

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Bobby Harris masterminded the formation of the Dazz Band in the late 70s when he combined two Cleveland funk outfits, Bell Telefunk and the Kinsman Grill house band. The result was an eight-piece line-up, with Harris, Pierre DeMudd and Skip Martin III handling horns and vocals, and Eric Fearman (guitar), Kevin Frederick (keyboards), Kenny Pettus (percussion), Michael Wiley (bas Read more

Midnight Star - 87% match to Colonel Abrams

Genres: R&B / Soul Disco
Decades Active: 1980s
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Sylvester - 86% match to Colonel Abrams

Genres: R&B / Soul Disco Funk Music & Radio Dance
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Sylvester James, 6 September 1947, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 12 June 1988. Having moved to San Francisco in 1967, James joined the Cockettes, an androgynous theatrical group with whom he made his debut on New Year’s Eve 1970. He subsequently pursed a career as ‘Ruby Blue’ before putting together the Hot Band with James Q. Smith (guitar), Bobby Blood (tr Read more

Change - 85% match to Colonel Abrams

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Although the group was led by Paolo Granolio (guitar) and David Romani (bass), this was ostensibly a studio creation by producers Jacques Fred Petrus and Mauro Malavasi, who first linked to form Goody Music in 1975. With material recorded in Bologna (where the producers’ own 24-track studio was based) and New York, The Glow Of Love launched the group on a high note, with s Read more

Shalamar - 84% match to Colonel Abrams

Genres: R&B / Soul Electronic & Ambient Funk Pop / Rock Dance Disco
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This act was created by Dick Griffey, booking agent for US television’s Soul Train show, and Simon Soussan, a veteran of UK’s northern soul scene. The latter produced ‘Uptown Festival’, a medley of popular Motown Records favourites, which was issued on Griffey’s Solar label. Although credited to ‘Shalamar’, the track featured session musicians Read more

5 Star - 82% match to Colonel Abrams

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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Inner City - 80% match to Colonel Abrams

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Gwen Guthrie - 78% match to Colonel Abrams

Genres: Musicals & The Arts R&B / Soul Disco Funk
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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9 July 1950, Newark, New Jersey, USA, d. 3 February 1999, Orange County, New Jersey, USA. Prior to her involvement within the reggae industry, Guthrie was a classically trained pianist while at school and a fine vocalist, culminating in her joining the Ebonettes and the Matchmakers alongside the lead singer from Cameo, Larry Blackmon. After graduating, Guthrie pursued a care Read more

Dan Hartman - 76% match to Colonel Abrams

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks Disco
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 November 1951, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 22 March 1994, Westport, Connecticut, USA. Hartman’s multi-instrumental talents and light tenor were first heard by North America at large when he served bands led, together and separately, by Johnny Winter and Edgar Winter. Employment by the latter from 1973-77 brought the greatest commercial rewards - principally via Read more

Melba Moore - 71% match to Colonel Abrams

Genres: R&B / Soul Disco Funk R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts Comedy Television Kids & Family Drama
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Melba Hill, 29 October 1945, New York City, New York, USA. The daughter of singer Bonnie Davis, the New York-based Moore first attracted attention in the 1969 Broadway production of Hair. Although she continued her thespian inclinations, winning a Tony Award for her performance in the musical Purlie, Moore also forged a successful singing career. ‘This Is It’, a mi Read more

Jellybean - 70% match to Colonel Abrams

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Benitez, 7 November 1957, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. This renowned Manhattan club DJ made his mark as one of the US post-disco dance music scene’s most favoured remixers/producers. From the mid-80s onwards he ventured into the pop mainstream, working with Whitney Houston, the Eurythmics, Sting, Sheena Easton, Billy Joel, Michael Jackson, Paul McCartne Read more

Joyce Sims - 68% match to Colonel Abrams

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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