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The Dells - 100% match to The Dramatics

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks Vocals Funk
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A US soul vocal and close harmony group formed in 1953 as the El-Rays, when the members - Johnny Funches (18 July 1935, d. 23 January 1998; lead), Marvin Junior (b. 31 January 1936, Harrell, Arkansas, USA; tenor), Verne Allison (b. 22 June 1936, Chicago, Illinois, USA; tenor), Lucius McGill (b. 1935, Chicago, Illinois, USA; tenor), Mickey McGill (b. 17 February 1937, Chicago Read more

The Chi-Lites - 77% match to The Dramatics

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals Doo Wop Music Videos & Concerts
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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

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - 75% match to The Dramatics

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks Easy Listening Funk Music Videos & Concerts
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Blue Magic - 73% match to The Dramatics

Genres: R&B / Soul
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This Philadelphia, USA-based vocal quintet comprised Theodore ‘Ted’ Mills (lead), Vernon Sawyer (tenor, baritone), Wendell Sawyer (baritone), Keith Beaton (tenor) and Richard Pratt (bass). Produced by Norman Harris, a Philly sweet soul veteran, the group’s textured harmonies were ably supported by the classic MFSB house band, resulting in some of the genre’s Read more

The O'Jays - 72% match to The Dramatics

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

The New Birth - 70% match to The Dramatics

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Disco Television
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The Manhattans - 68% match to The Dramatics

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Doo Wop Funk
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Formed in 1962 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, about 10 miles south of New York City’s borough of Manhattan, this enduring soul group enjoyed its greatest success during the 70s. The original members were lead vocalist George Smith, bass singer Winfred ‘Blue’ Lovett (16 November 1943), tenor Edward Bivins (b. 15 January 1942), tenor Kenneth Kelley (b. 9 Janua Read more

The Emotions - 67% match to The Dramatics

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Holiday & Seasonal Doo Wop Funk Heavy Metal Comedy Disco R&B / Soul Reggae Music Videos & Concerts
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The Main Ingredient - 63% match to The Dramatics

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock
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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

The Delfonics - 62% match to The Dramatics

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul R&B / Soul Soundtracks Music Videos & Concerts
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Formed in Philadelphia, USA, in 1965 and originally known as the Four Gents, the Delfonics featured William Hart (17 January 1945, Washington, DC, USA), Wilbert Hart (b. 19 October 1947, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), Randy Cain (b. 2 May 1945, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) and Ritchie Daniels. An instigator of the Philly Sound, the above line-up evolved out of an earl Read more

Eddie Kendricks - 61% match to The Dramatics

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock
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17 December 1939, Union Springs, Alabama, USA, d. 5 October 1992, Alabama, USA. Kendricks was a founder member of the Primes in the late 50s, an R&B vocal group that moved to Detroit in 1960 and formed the basis of the Temptations. His wavering falsetto vocals were an essential part of the group’s sound throughout their first decade on Motown Records. He was singled Read more

Rufus Thomas - 59% match to The Dramatics

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Blues Music Videos & Concerts Funk Holiday & Seasonal Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Television
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26 March 1917, Cayce, Mississippi, USA, d. 15 December 2001, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. A singer, dancer and entertainer, Thomas learned his trade as a member of the Rabbit Foot Minstrels, a vaudeville-inspired touring group. By the late 40s he was performing in several Memphis nightclubs and organizing local talent shows. B.B. King, Bobby Bland and Junior Parker were discover Read more

Bloodstone - 58% match to The Dramatics

Genres: R&B / Soul
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A self-contained R&B band from Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Sweet soul stand-up vocal groups were highly fashionable in the early 70s and Bloodstone, with their falsetto-led and vocally harmonized hits, were a part of the phenomenon along with the Moments, Chi-lites, and Stylistics, among others. Original members were Charles McCormick (lead vocal, bass guitar), Charles Love Read more

Johnnie Taylor - 58% match to The Dramatics

Genres: R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Blues Disco Funk
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5 May 1938, Crawfordsville, Arkansas, USA, d. 31 May 2000, Dallas, Texas, USA. Having left home at the age of 15, Taylor surfaced as part of several gospel groups, including the Five Echoes and the Highway QCs. In 1956 he joined the Soul Stirrers, replacing Sam Cooke on the latter’s recommendation. Taylor switched to secular music in 1961; releases on Cooke’s Sar a Read more

The Stylistics - 58% match to The Dramatics

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Electronic & Ambient R&B / Soul
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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

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