Tag Archives: Old School

Thursday Open Thread

Today’s “Old School” feature artist is Larry Graham. One In a Million Just Be My Lady-Larry Graham

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Saturday Open Thread | Old School Week | The O’Jays

Like fine wine, The O’Jays just get better with age. Drawing on their past experiences and remembering the lessons taught by legends such as the late great choreographer Cholly Adkins, who taught the members of the group the importance of … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Old School Week | The O’Jays

The O’Jays is one of the world’s truly legendary singing groups and an American treasure. The term legendary is often overused, but that is an apt description for The O’Jays, a musical act that holds a unique place in the … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Old School Week | The O’Jays

In 2005, the O’Jays were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Original members Eddie Levert, Walter Williams, Bobby Massey and, posthumously, William Powell, were inducted. In a note of controversy, Sammy Strain was also inducted with the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Old School Week | The O’Jays

During the remainder of the 1970s the O’Jays continued releasing hit singles, including “Put Your Hands Together” (Pop #10), “For the Love of Money” (Pop #9), “Give the People What They Want“, “Let Me Make Love To You”, “I Love … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Old School Week | The O’Jays

They formed the group in Canton, Ohio in 1958 while attending Canton McKinley High School. Originally known as The Triumphs, and then The Mascots, the friends began recording with “Miracles” in 1961, which was a moderate hit in the Cleveland … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Old School Week | The O’Jays

The O’Jays are an American R&B group from Canton, Ohio, formed in 1958 and originally consisting of Eddie Levert (born June 16, 1942), Walter Williams (born August 25, 1943), William Powell (January 20, 1942 – May 26, 1977), Bobby Massey … Continue reading

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Serendipty SOUL | Friday Open Thread | “Old School Week”

Wiki: The Delfonics are a pioneering Philadelphia soul singing group, most popular in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Their most notable hits include “La-La (Means I Love You)”, “Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time)”, “Break Your Promise,” “I’m … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Thursday Open Thread

Wiki: Midnight Star is an R&B and electro-funk group that had a string of R&B hits in the 1980s. The group was formed in 1976 at Kentucky State University by trumpeter Reggie Calloway, vocalist Belinda Lipscomb, guitarist/vocalist Melvin Gentry, bassist … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

The Friends of Distinction are an American vocal group best known for their late 1960s hits, “Grazing in the Grass,” “Love or Let Me Be Lonely” and “Going in Circles“. Founded by Harry Elston and Floyd Butler, The Friends of … Continue reading

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