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American soul singer and performer. Wikipedia

  • The Miracles

    American rhythm and blues vocal group that was the first successful recording act for Berry Gordy's Motown Records, and one of the most important and influential groups in pop, rock and roll, soul and R&B music history. Referred to as Motown's "soul supergroup", the Miracles recorded 26 Top 40 Pop hits, sixteen of which reached the Billboard Top 20, seven top 10 singles, and a number one single ("The Tears of a Clown") while the Robinsons and Tarplin were members. Wikipedia

  • Etta James

    American singer who performed in various genres, including blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz and gospel. Starting her career in 1954, she gained fame with hits such as "The Wallflower", "At Last", "Tell Mama", "Something's Got a Hold on Me", and "I'd Rather Go Blind". Wikipedia

  • Little Richard

    American musician, singer, and songwriter. Influential figure in popular music and culture for seven decades. Wikipedia

  • Gene Chandler

    American singer, songwriter, music producer, and record-label executive. Nicknamed "the Duke of Earl" or, simply, "the Duke." Wikipedia

  • Ray Charles

    American singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. Among friends and fellow musicians he preferred being called "Brother Ray." Wikipedia

  • American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, bandleader, talent scout, record producer, and musician, who played an integral and important part in the development of soul and funk music in association with James Brown. Byrd began his career in 1952 as member of the gospel group the Gospel Starlighters, who later changed their name to the Avons in 1953 and the Five Royals in 1954, before settling on the name the Flames in 1955 prior to Brown's joining the group; their agent later changed it to The Famous Flames. Wikipedia

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    • He frequented Detroit's downtown nightclubs, and in the Flame Show Bar he met bar manager Al Green (not the famed singer), who owned a music publishing company called Pearl Music and represented Detroit-based musician Jackie Wilson.Motown-Wikipedia
    • Al was kicked out of the family home while in his teens, after his devoutly religious father caught him listening to Jackie Wilson.Al Green-Wikipedia
    • Notable among African-American entertainers expressly rejecting this view was Jackie Wilson, who argued, "A lot of people have accused Elvis of stealing the black man's music, when in fact, almost every black solo entertainer copied his stage mannerisms from Elvis."Elvis Presley-Wikipedia
    • Jackson was influenced by musicians including James Brown, Little Richard, Jackie Wilson, Diana Ross, Fred Astaire, Sammy Davis Jr., Gene Kelly, and David Ruffin.Michael Jackson-Wikipedia
    • In Coming to America, he imitated Jackie Wilson when he sang "To Be Loved", but because the character he was playing had a thick accent, he had to sing it in character.Eddie Murphy-Wikipedia
    • During the second half of the performance, Vaughan performed covers by Larry Davis, Buddy Guy, Guitar Slim, Albert King, Jackie Wilson, and Albert Collins.Stevie Ray Vaughan-Wikipedia

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