The Ideals

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Biography

An R&B vocal group from Chicago, Illinois, USA. Formed in 1952, the outfit scuffled for many years with several personnel changes before recording in 1961 on the local Paso label. The Ideals at this time consisted of Reggie Jackson, Leonard Mitchell, Robert Tharp and Sam Steward (bass). In 1963 the group added a fifth member, lead Eddie Williams, and with his rough-hewn, soulful delivery they recorded their most successful record, ‘The Gorilla’; its ‘monkey dance’ theme... Read more

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indie
british
indie rock
white doo wop
birp
rock
soul
england
rnb
united kingdom
suffolk
plurals
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