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The Legendary Soul Jam

 

The Legendary Soul Jam
Friday Sep. 16, 2022 at 8:00pm
Akron Civic Theatre

Dramatics are an American soul music vocal group, formed in DetroitMichigan, in 1964. They are best known for their 1970s hit songs "In the Rain" and "Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get", both of which were Top 10 Pop hits,[1] as well as their later 1993 collaboration "Doggy Dogg World" with Snoop Dogg, a top 20 hit on the Billboard Rhythmic Top 40. The Dramatics were officially inducted into the R&B Music Hall of Fame at Cleveland State University Waetejen Auditirium on Saturday August 17th 2013.

The Manhattans are an American popular R&B vocal group. Their work "Kiss and Say Goodbye" recorded in 1976 and 1980's "Shining Star" both sold millions of copies.[1] The Manhattans have recorded 45 hits on the Billboard R&B Chart, including twelve Top 10 R&B hits in the United States, starting in 1965.[2] Sixteen of their songs have reached the Billboard Hot 100, including two Top 10s and a Number 1 hit with their song "Kiss and Say Goodbye". They also charted 8 U.S. R&B Top 20 Albums, three of which were R.I.A.A. certified gold.

Enchantment is a Soul R&B band formed in Detroit, Michigan by Emanuel "EJ" Johnson, Joe "Jobie" Thomas, Bobby Green, Edgar "Mickey" Clanton, and David Banks. They are best known for their mid-1970s hits, "Gloria", "Sunshine" and "It's You That I Need".[1]

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes were a American group. One of the most popular Philadelphia soul groups of the 1970s, the group's repertoire included soulR&Bdoo-wop, and disco. Founded in PhiladelphiaPennsylvania in the middle of the 1950s as The Charlemagnes, the group is most noted for several hits on Gamble and Huff's Philadelphia International label between 1972 and 1976, although they performed and recorded until Melvin's death in 1997. Despite group founder and original lead singer Harold Melvin's top billing, the Blue Notes' most famous member was Teddy Pendergrass, their lead singer during the successful years at Philadelphia International. The remaining members of the Blue Notes have reunited for Soul Train Cruises in 2013, 2015, and 2017.

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