R&B and soul musicians from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. Hall & Oates
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    Hall & Oates

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    Daryl Hall and John Oates, known more commonly as Hall & Oates, are an American musical duo from Philadelphia.


  2. The Trammps
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    The Trammps

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    The Trammps is an American disco and soul band, who were based in Philadelphia and were one of the first disco bands.


  3. The Four Aces
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    The Four Aces

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    The Four Aces is an American male traditional pop music quartet, popular since the 1950s. Over the last half-century, the group amassed many gold records. Its million-selling signature tunes include "Love is a Many-Splendored Thing", "Three Coins in the Fountain", "Stranger in Paradise", "Tell Me Why", and "(It's No) Sin". Other big sellers included "Shangri-La", "Perfidia", and "Sincerely". The original members, responsible for every song made popular by the group, included Al Alberts, Dave Mahoney, Lou Silvestri, and Rosario "Sod" Vaccaro.


  4. LaBelle
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    LaBelle

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    Labelle is an American all-female singing group who were a popular vocal group of the 1960s and 1970s. The group was formed after the disbanding of two rival girl groups in the Philadelphia/Trenton areas, the Ordettes and the Del-Capris, forming as a new version of the former group, later changing their name to The Blue Belles (later Bluebelles). The founding members were Patti LaBelle (formerly Patricia Holt), Sundray Tucker, Nona Hendryx and Sarah Dash. Tucker left before the group cut their first record and was replaced by Cindy Birdsong.


  5. Kenny Gamble
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    Kenny Gamble

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    Kenneth Gamble (born October 14, 1943, Philadelphia) and Leon A. Huff (born April 8, 1942, Camden, New Jersey) are an American songwriting and record production team who have written and produced 15 gold singles and 22 gold albums. They were pioneers of Philadelphia soul and the in-house creative team for the Philadelphia International Records label. On March 10, 2008, the team was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the non-performer category. Gamble married R&B singer Dee Dee Sharp in 1967 and the two remained married until 1980.


  6. Ernie Andrews
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    Ernie Andrews

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    Ernie Andrews (born December 25, 1927, Philadelphia) is an American jazz, blues, and pop singer.


  7. Leon Huff
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    Leon Huff

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