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The Flock

The Flock was a Chicago-based jazz-rock band that released two records on Columbia records in 1969 (The Flock) and 1970 (Dinosaur Swamps). Their violinist, Jerry Goodman, went on to become a member of Mahavishnu Orchestra and a solo artist.

The El Dorados

The El Dorados were an American doo-wop group, who achieved their greatest success with the song "At My Front Door", a no. 1 hit on the R&B chart in 1955.

Gavin Christopher

Gavin Christopher is a R&B singer and musician.

Gil Scott-Heron

Gilbert Scott-Heron was an American soul and jazz poet, musician and author, known primarily for his work as a spoken word performer in the 1970s and 80s. His collaborative efforts with musician Brian Jackson featured a musical fusion of jazz, blues and soul, as well as lyrical content concerning social and political issues of the time, delivered in both rapping and melismatic vocal styles by Scott-Heron.

Patti Smith

Patricia Lee Smith is an American singer-songwriter, poet and visual artist, who became a highly influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.

The Effigies

The Effigies is an early post-hardcore group from Chicago. The band, first formed in 1980, was active for approximately a decade, undergoing multiple personnel changes, with frontman John Kezdy the only constant, before disbanding in 1990.

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