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O'Jays - 100% match to The Spinners

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The O'Jays - 100% match to The Spinners

Genres: R&B / Soul Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Television Funk
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The core of this long-standing soul group, Eddie LeVert (16 June 1942, Birmingham, Alabama, USA) and Walter Williams (b. 25 August 1942, USA), sang together as a gospel duo prior to forming the Triumphs in 1958. This doo-wop-influenced quintet was completed by William Powell (b. 20 January 1942, USA, d. 26 May 1977), Bill Isles and Bobby Massey and quickly grew popular aroun Read more

Four Tops - 79% match to The Spinners

Genres: R&B / Soul Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts Christian & Gospel Doo Wop Funk
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The Stylistics - 77% match to The Spinners

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Stylistics were formed in 1968 from the fragments of two Philadelphia groups, the Monarchs and the Percussions, by Russell Thompkins Jnr. (21 March 1951, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), Airrion Love (b. 8 August 1949, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), James Smith (b. 16 June 1950, New York City, USA), Herbie Murrell (b. 27 April 1949, Lane, South Carolina, USA) and Jam Read more

The Chi-Lites - 71% match to The Spinners

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

Temptations, The - 69% match to The Spinners

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The Temptations - 69% match to The Spinners

Genres: R&B / Soul Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts Doo Wop Funk Christian & Gospel
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - 63% match to The Spinners

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Christian & Gospel Funk Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
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Gladys Knight & The Pips - 60% match to The Spinners

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Funk Pop / Rock Christian & Gospel Disco R&B / Soul Soundtracks Television Vocals
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Teddy Pendergrass - 57% match to The Spinners

Genres: R&B / Soul R&B / Soul Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Theodore Pendergrass, 26 March 1950, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Pendergrass joined Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes in 1969, when they invited his group, the Cadillacs, to work as backing musicians. Initially their drummer, Pendergrass had become the featured vocalist within a year. His ragged, passionate interpretations brought distinction to such releases as ‘I Read more

The Isley Brothers - 57% match to The Spinners

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Funk Holiday & Seasonal Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Three brothers, O’Kelly (25 December 1937, d. 31 March 1986), Rudolph (b. 1 April 1939) and Ronald Isley (b. 21 May 1941), began singing gospel in their home-town of Cincinnati, USA, in the early 50s, accompanied by their brother Vernon, who died in a car crash around 1957. Moving to New York the following year, the trio issued one-off singles before being signed by the Read more

The Dramatics - 56% match to The Spinners

Genres: R&B / Soul R&B / Soul Funk Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This R&B vocal group was formed in Detroit in 1964 as the Sensations. They changed their name to the Dramatics in 1965 and originally comprised lead Larry Reed, Rob Davis, Elbert Wilkins, Robert Ellington, Larry Demps (23 February 1949) and Ron Banks (b. 10 May 1951, Detroit, Michigan, USA). Ellington quickly dropped out. The Dramatics were a typical 60s stand-up vocal g Read more

Jimmy Ruffin - 55% match to The Spinners

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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7 May 1939, Collinsville, Mississippi, USA. The son of a minister, Ruffin was born into a musical family: his brother, David Ruffin, and cousin, Melvin Franklin, both became mainstays of the Temptations. Ruffin abandoned his gospel background to become a session singer in the early 60s, joining the Motown Records stable in 1961 for a one-off single before he was drafted for Read more

The Main Ingredient - 55% match to The Spinners

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This durable New York, USA-based soul group was formed as the Poets in 1964 by Donald McPherson (9 July 1941, USA, d. 4 July 1971, USA), Luther Simmons Jnr. (b. 9 September 1942, New York, USA) and Tony Silvester (b. 7 October 1941, Panama, d. 26 November 2006, USA). One of several groups using the name ‘the Poets’, the trio decided to become the Main Ingredient an Read more

Commodores - 54% match to The Spinners

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Funk Heavy Metal Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Commodores formed at Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, USA, in 1967, when two groups of students merged to form a six-piece band. Lionel Richie (20 June 1949, Tuskegee, Alabama, USA; keyboards, saxophone, vocals), Thomas McClary (b. 6 October 1950; guitar) and William King (b. 30 January 1949, Alabama, USA; trumpet) had been members of the Mystics; Andre Callahan (drums), Mi Read more


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