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Baby Washington

Justine "Baby" Washington is an American soul music vocalist.

Southern Culture on the Skids

Southern Culture on the Skids is an American rock band that was formed in 1983 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The band consists of Rick Miller, Dave Hartman and Mary Huff.

Billy Bland

Billy Bland is an American R&B singer and songwriter. Bland first sang professionally in the 1940s in New York, and sang with a group called The Four Bees in the 1950s on New Orleans's Imperial Records. He left the group for a solo career in 1955 and signed a recording contract with Old Town Records. He recorded until 1963 for Old Town, and then quit the music industry.

The 5 Royales

The 5 Royales was a R&B band from Winston-Salem that combined gospel, jump blues and doo wop, marking an early and influential step in the evolution of soul music. Most of their big R&B hits were recorded from 1952 to 1953 and written by guitarist Lowman "Pete" Pauling. Later cover versions of the band's songs include "Dedicated to the One I Love" (The Shirelles, the Mamas & the Papas), "Tell the Truth" (Ray Charles) and "Think" (James Brown & The Famous Flames).

Charlie Daniels

Charles Edward Daniels is an American musician known for his contributions to country and southern rock music. He is perhaps best known for his number one country hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia".

Greensboro Coliseum

Known originally as the Greensboro Memorial Coliseum (until 1980), the coliseum held 7,100 seats until expanding to 15,000 in 1972 and to 23,500 in 1993.

Clyde McPhatter

Clyde McPhatter was an American R&B singer, perhaps the most widely imitated R&B singer of the 1950s and 1960s, making him a key figure in the shaping of doo-wop and R&B. He had high-pitched tenor, that was steeped in the gospel music he sang in much of his younger life. He is best known for his solo hit "A Lover's Question".


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