Tag: MGM Records

The Show Stoppers

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Soul Serenade: The Show Stoppers, “Ain’t Nothin’ But a House Party”

Founded by two brothers of Solomon Burke, this Philadelphia group had to go overseas to find true success...

The Formations

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Soul Serenade: The Formations, “At the Top of the Stairs”

The Formations never had a hit but their records paved the way for the Sound of Philadelphia...

OC Smith

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Soul Serenade: O.C. Smith, “Little Green Apples”

O.C. Smith had a long and distinguished career but he is best known for his '68 hit...

The Ovations

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Soul Serenade: The Ovations, “Touching Me”

A revived group of Ovations with a new lineup scored a hit in 1972...

Johnny Bristol

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Soul Serenade: Johnny Bristol, “Hang On In There Baby”

Johnny Bristol had already had an amazing career when he scored his biggest hit...

Millie Jackson

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Soul Serenade: Millie Jackson, “Hurts So Good”

She's known for her raunchy raps but Millie Jackson is a first-rate soul singer...

Soul Serenade - Kim Weston

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Soul Serenade: Kim Weston, “Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me A Little While)”

Kim Weston - a Motown legend who could have had more...

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Soul Serenade: The Royalettes, “It’s Gonna Take A Miracle”

The Royalettes were the first to record a classic that was a bigger hit for others....