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Ollie & the Nightingales

Ollie & the Nightingales
Formed: 1967 in Memphis, TN
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Disbanded: 1972
Genre: R&B
Group Members: David Ruffin, Tommy Tate, Ollie Hoskins, Rochester Neal
Biography: This Memphis group included some excellent vocalists, although they didn't enjoy as much success as some other Stax artists. Ollie Nightingale (born Ollie Hoskins), Quincy Clifton Billops, Jr., Nelson Lesure, Bill Davis, and Rochester Neal were the original members. Billops had been in the Mad Lads. ...Read full biography