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Wade Flemons

Wade Flemons was an American soul singer. Flemons began recording solo work in 1958, but is best remembered for his work as a musician and vocalist in Earth, Wind & Fire between 1970 and 1973. Some of Flemons' songs away from the group are still revived, especially with the Northern Soul movement in the UK, notably "That Other Place" and "Jeanette", recorded in 1968.

Little Anthony & The Imperials

Little Anthony & The Imperials is a vocal group first active in the 1950s. Lead singer Jerome Anthony "Little Anthony" Gourdine was noted for his high-pitched falsetto voice, influenced by Jimmy Scott. The group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009.

Ray Charles

Ray Charles Robinson was a pioneer in the genre of soul music during the 1950s by fusing rhythm and blues, gospel and blues styles into his early recordings with Atlantic Records. He also helped racially integrate country and pop music during the 1960s with his crossover success on ABC Records, most notably with his Modern Sounds albums. While with ABC, Charles became one of the first African-American musicians to be given artistic control by a mainstream record company.

The Quin-Tones

The Quin-Tones were an American doo wop group from York, Pennsylvania.

The Flamingos

The Flamingos were a doo wop group from the United States, most popular in the mid to late 1950s and best known for their 1959 cover version of "I Only Have Eyes for You".

Curtis Mayfield

Curtis Lee Mayfield was an American soul, R&B and funk singer, songwriter and record producer. He is best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and for composing the soundtrack to the blaxploitation film Super Fly.

The Impressions

The Impressions are an American music group from Chicago, originally formed in 1958. Their repertoire includes doo-wop, gospel, soul, and R&B.

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