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Johnny Gill - 100% match to Kashif

Genres: R&B / Soul Holiday & Seasonal Comedy Country & Bluegrass Drama Funk Pop / Rock
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22 May 1966, Washington, DC, USA. Gill’s expertly delivered soul vocal chords have been working since an early age. At the age of seven, he was singing with his three brothers in the gospel quartet the Wings Of Faith. His debut album was recorded when he was only 16. Following his meeting and subsequent recording with Stacy Lattisaw (Perfect Combination), she proffered Read more

Melba Moore - 83% match to Kashif

Genres: R&B / Soul Disco Funk Kids & Family Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Comedy Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Horror Electronic & Ambient
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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

Phyllis Hyman - 68% match to Kashif

Genres: R&B / Soul Disco Funk
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6 July 1949, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 30 June 1995, New York, USA. A singer, actress and fashion model, Hyman was one of several acts nurtured by vocalist Norman Connors in the mid-70s. Hyman began singing professionally in 1971, appearing with R&B bands such as New Direction and All The People. Relocating to New York, she worked as a legal secretary during the Read more

The Whispers - 64% match to Kashif

Genres: R&B / Soul Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal
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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

Dayton - 61% match to Kashif

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Loose Ends - 61% match to Kashif

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Formed in 1982 by Jane Eugene, Steve Nichol and Carl McIntosh, Loose End (as they were originally known) were the first all-black British band to be signed to the Virgin Records label. After several unsuccessful singles they changed their name to Loose Ends, enlisted producer Nick Martinelli, and started to make an impression on the soul/dance scene with a series of excellent r Read more

Change - 60% match to Kashif

Genres: R&B / Soul Electronic & Ambient
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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

Freddie Jackson - 59% match to Kashif

Genres: Funk Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts
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2 October 1956, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA. A singer-songwriter, who was especially successful in the late 80s, Jackson was brought up in Harlem, and sang at the White Rock Baptist church while he was still a young child. Later, he worked in a bank before joining the group LJE, along with the singer, songwriter and producer Paul Laurence. In the early 80s, Jackson Read more

Rene & Angela - 59% match to Kashif

Genres: Disco R&B / Soul
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Skyy - 57% match to Kashif

Genres: Disco Funk R&B / Soul
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This eight-piece soul/funk band were formed in New York. Known as Skyy in the UK, they were led by Randy Muller, the guiding light behind disco group Brass Construction. The other members were Anibal Anthony (guitar), Gerald Le Bon (bass), Tommy McConnel (drums), Larry Greenberg (keyboards), Denise Dunning-Crawford (vocals), Delores Dunning-Milligan (vocals) and Bonnie Dunning Read more

Midnight Star - 54% match to Kashif

Genres: R&B / Soul Disco
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Michael Henderson - 52% match to Kashif

Genres: R&B / Soul Funk
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1951, Yazoo City, Mississippi, USA. Henderson moved to Detroit as a child and showed an early aptitude for music, in particular on bass. Indeed, he was something of a boy wonder, being employed as a bass player for the Fantastic Four, Detroit Emeralds, Jackson Five, Martha Reeves, Billy Preston and numerous Motown Records artists when aged only 13. He was then invited out on Read more

S.O.S. Band - 52% match to Kashif

Genres: R&B / Soul Soundtracks
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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

Atlantic Starr - 51% match to Kashif

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Holiday & Seasonal
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Soul/dance act comprising Sharon Bryant (vocals), David Lewis (vocals, keyboards, guitar), Jonathan Lewis (keyboards/trombone), Wayne Lewis (vocals/keyboards), Koran Daniels (saxophone), William Suddeeth III (trumpet), Clifford Archer (bass), Joseph Phillips (percussion), and Porter Carroll Jnr. (drums). The Lewis component of the group comprises three brothers who had previous Read more

Shalamar - 50% match to Kashif

Genres: R&B / Soul Funk Dance Disco Electronic & Ambient
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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

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