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Chapter 8

Chapter 8
Formed: 1972 in Detroit, MI
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Disbanded: 1989
Genre: R&B, Rap
Group Members: Carolyn Crawford, Vernon D. Fails, Barbara Love, Michael J. Powell, Van Cephus, Derek Dickson, Scott Guthrie, Courtlen Hale, Gerald Lyles, ...See All
Biography: This Detroit group is best known as the band that helped launch Anita Baker's career. The original group was founded by Michael Powell and David Washington in 1972. They backed the Detroit Emeralds until Powell and Washington added vocalist Rick Means and Carolyn Crawford. Crawford was later replaced ...Read full biography
Chapter 8
Released: 1979
Label: Varèse Vintage
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Before she gained fame as a solo star, Anita Baker was the lead singer of Chapter 8. Their self-titled album was the most popular, spawning four hit singles, including "I Just Wanna Be Your Girl." ~ Jonathan ...Read full review
Released: 1988
Label: Capitol
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More Chapter 8 albums: Main Albums (3)