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The Spinners

The Spinners
Formed: 1961 in Detroit, MI
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Genre: R&B, Rap, Pop/Rock, Other
Group Members: Philippe Wynne, John Edwards, G.C. Cameron, George Dixon, Henry Fambrough, Pervis Jackson, Chico Edwards, Bobbie Smith, Billy Henderson, ...See All
Biography: The Spinners were the greatest soul group of the early '70s, creating a body of work that defined the lush, seductive sound of Philly soul. Ironically, the band's roots lay in Detroit, where they formed as a doo wop group during the late '50s. Throughout the '60s, the Spinners tried to land a hit by ...Read full biography
Pick of the Litter
Released: 1975
Label: Warner Bros.
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For their fourth Atlantic Records outing, the Spinners -- Henry Fambrough (baritone vocal), Billy Henderson (tenor vocal), Pervis Jackson (bass vocal), Bobbie Smith (tenor vocal) and Philippe Wynne (tenor ...Read full review
The Spinners
Released: 1972
Label: Rhino
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A superb album, arguably their finest, though not their biggest, crossover work. The Spinners teamed with Thom Bell and made Motown look stupid with this album of glorious anthems. "I'll Be Around" and ...Read full review