The Independents ran eight singles up the charts in their all-too-brief career
The Del-Vikings were an important group for reasons beyond music
Chris Kenner hit it big in ’61. Covers of his songs were massive hits for others.
Natalie Cole emerged from a large shadow to become a star in her own right
The Zombies were the second English group to have a #1 single in the US, trailing only the Beatles for that distinction, when their 1964 debut single “She’s Not There”…
The Pride of Providence scored a big hit in ’66
The legendary songwriters had a smash of their own in ’84
Maxine Brown was one of the most respected soul singers of the ’60s. Then a fateful decision by her label left her in the lurch.
Chuck Jackson followed a stint with the Del-Vikings with a superb solo career that reached its peak with his 1962 hit “Any Day Now (My Wild Beautiful Bird)”