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The Trammps - 100% match to Tavares

Genres: Pop / Rock Disco R&B / Soul
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Shalamar - 84% match to Tavares

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Electronic & Ambient Funk Dance
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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

Sylvester - 83% match to Tavares

Genres: Funk Dance Disco R&B / Soul Urban & Rap Electronic & Ambient Music & Radio Pop / Rock
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Sylvester James, 6 September 1947, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 12 June 1988. Having moved to San Francisco in 1967, James joined the Cockettes, an androgynous theatrical group with whom he made his debut on New Year’s Eve 1970. He subsequently pursed a career as ‘Ruby Blue’ before putting together the Hot Band with James Q. Smith (guitar), Bobby Blood (tr Read more

A Taste Of Honey - 79% match to Tavares

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Funk
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Rose Royce - 78% match to Tavares

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Funk Disco
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Formed in the USA as a multi-purpose backing group, the original nine-piece worked under a variety of names. In 1973 Kenji Brown (guitar), Victor Nix (keyboards), Kenny Copeland, Freddie Dunn (trumpets), Michael Moore (saxophone), Lequient ‘Duke’ Jobe (bass), Henry Garner and Terrai Santiel (drums) backed Edwin Starr as Total Concept Limited, before supporting Yvonne Read more

Sister Sledge - 77% match to Tavares

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Disco Funk Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Soundtracks
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Debra (9 July 1954), Joan (b. 13 September 1956), Kim (b. 21 August 1957) and Kathy Sledge (b. 6 January 1959) were all born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. They started their recording career on the Money Back label with 1971’s ‘Time Will Tell’. A short time working as backing singers followed before the quartet enjoyed a series of minor R& Read more

Evelyn "Champagne" King - 74% match to Tavares

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Disco Funk Dance
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b 1 July 1960, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. A former office cleaner at Gamble And Huff’s Sigma Sound studios, King was overheard singing Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’ by Theodore Life, a member of the company’s writing and production staff. He coached the aspiring singer on recording technique and was instrumental in preparing King Read more

The O'Jays - 70% match to Tavares

Genres: R&B / Soul Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Television Easy Listening
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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

KC & The Sunshine Band - 69% match to Tavares

Genres: Pop / Rock Disco R&B / Soul Funk Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks Television
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This racially integrated band was formed in Florida, USA, in 1973 by Harry Wayne (KC) Casey (31 January 1951, Hialeah, Florida, USA; vocals, keyboards) and Richard Finch (b. 25 January 1954, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; bass). Arguably the cornerstone of the Miami-based TK label, the duo wrote, arranged and produced their own band’s successes, as well as those of singer Read more

Melba Moore

Melba Moore - 69% match to Tavares

Genres: R&B / Soul Disco Funk Horror Pop / Rock Comedy R&B / Soul Television Kids & Family Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Drama Easy Listening 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

Stephanie Mills - 68% match to Tavares

Genres: R&B / Soul Disco Easy Listening Funk Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock
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22 March 1957, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Mills found early fame at the age of nine, winning an influential talent show at Harlem’s famous Apollo Theatre for six weeks running. Soon afterwards, she appeared on Broadway in the play Maggie Flynn. She toured with the Isley Brothers, and in 1973, recorded her debut, Movin’ In The Right Direction, for the Paramount label. Read more

The Whispers - 67% match to Tavares

Genres: R&B / Soul Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Disco
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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

George McCrae - 66% match to Tavares

Genres: R&B / Soul Disco Pop / Rock
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19 October 1944, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. A member of a vocal group, the Stepbrothers, while at elementary school, McCrae later joined the Jivin’ Jets. This unit broke up on his induction into the US Navy, but was re-formed by the singer on completing his service in 1967. McCrae’s wife, Gwen McCrae, joined the line-up, but after six months the couple began wo Read more

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - 66% match to Tavares

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks Easy Listening Funk Music Videos & Concerts
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Hot Chocolate - 66% match to Tavares

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Soundtracks Disco Funk
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This highly commercial UK pop act was formed in Brixton, London, by percussionist Patrick Olive (22 March 1947, Grenada, Lesser Antilles), guitarist Franklyn De Allie and drummer Ian King. Songwriter and vocalist Errol Brown (b. 12 November 1948, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies) and bass player Tony Wilson (b. 8 October 1947, Trinidad, West Indies) and pianist Larry Ferguson Read more

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