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Booker Newberry III

Biography

19 January 1956, Youngstown, Ohio, USA. This rotund soul singer started performing in his local group, Mystic Nights, in 1971. He moved to nearby Philadelphia to find fame and in the mid-70s formed and fronted the quintet Sweet Thunder. They had a Top 40 R&B hit in 1978 with ‘Baby, I Need Your Love Today’ which they recorded for WMOT Records and which was picked up by Fantasy Records. The group recorded three albums for WMOT: Above The Clouds (1976), Sweet Thunder (1978), which... Read more

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soul
80s
funk
groove
80s groove
rnb
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