Dyke & The Blazers

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This Los Angeles-based unit evolved when Dyke (Arlester Christian, 13 June 1943, Buffalo, New York, USA, d. 13 March 1971, Phoenix, Arizona, USA) teamed with the Blazers, formerly the O’Jays’ backing group. ‘Funky Broadway’, Dyke’s own composition, gave his band its debut hit in 1967, but their performance was overshadowed by Wilson Pickett’s more successful remade version. Dyke And The Blazers secured two minor chart places with ‘So Sharp’ (1967) and... Read more

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funk
soul
60s
deep funk
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