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R.I.P

 

2017

 

27/06 Geri Allen (60)

21/05 Curtis Womack (74)

18/05 Jimmy Hayes of The Persuasions (73)

13/05 Pierre DeMudd of The Dazz Band (??)

23/04 Kerry Turman of The Temptations (59)

20/04 Cuba Gooding Sr of The Main Ingredient (72)

15/04 Sylvia Moy (Motown songwriter) (78)

11/04 Scotty Miller of Instant Funk (65)

10/04 Linda Hopkins (gospel singer) (92)

04/04 Debra Jones - The Jones Girls (63)

2703 Clem Curtis of The Foundations (76)

16/03 Robert P-Nut Johnson of Parliament (69)

10/03 Joni Sledge (Sister Sledge) (60)

23/02 Leon Ware (77)

18/02 Clyde Stubblefield (drummer) (73)

12/02 Al Jarreau (76)

24/01 Marvell Thomas (75)

21/02 Walter "Junie" Morrisson (Ohio Players) (62)

13/01 Richie Ingui (70) Soul Survivors

03/01 Big Cynthia (Walker) (47)

 

2016

 

25/12 Alphonse Mouzon (68)

11/12 Joe Ligon (80) Mighty Clouds Of Joy

24/11 Colonel Abrams (67)

15/11 Rod Wayne ( ) Blue Magic

13/11 Leon Russell (74)

11/11 Victor Bailey (56) Weather Report

31/10 Jimmy Williams ( ) Double Exposure

15/10 Robert Edwards (72) The Intruders

05/10 Rod Temperton (67) Singer-songwriter

25/09 Kashif / Michael Jones (56) singer-producer

26/08 Edward "Dwight" Fields (66) The Manhattans

22/08 Toots Thielemans (94)

09/08 Jimmy Levine (63)

25/07 Allan Barnes (66) The Blackbyrds

24/06 Bernie Worrell (72) Parliament

21/06 Wayne Jackson (74 ) Memphis Horns

27/05 Marshall Jones (75) Ohio Players

04/05 Reginald Torian Sr (65 ) The Impressions

24/04 Billy Paul (81)

21/04 Prince (57)

05/04 Leon Haywood (74)

25/03 James Jamerson Jr (57) bass player

21/03 Larry Payton (??) Brass Construction

15/03 Daryl Coley (60)

03/03 Gavin Christopher (67)

15/02 Denise "Vanity" Matthews (57) Vanity 6

13/02 Willie B. Holland (??) The Persuaders

04/02 Maurice White (74) Earth Wind & Fire

26/01 TJ Tindal (65) gitarist MFSB

17/01 Mic Gillette (64) Tower Of Power

17/01 Clarence "Blowfly" Reid (76)

13/01 Norman Mayers (37)

08/01 Otis Clay (73) soul singer

05/01 Nicholas Caldwell (71) The Whispers

 

2015

 

31/12 Natalie Cole (65)

24/12 William Guest (74) The Pips

23/11 Cynthia Robinson (69) Sly & The Family Stone

10/11 Allen Toussaint (77)

27/09 Wilton Felder (75) The Crusaders

 

08/01 Andrae Crouch (72) gospel singer

12/01 Clifford Adams (62) trombonist Kool & The Gang

18/01 Cynthia Lane (51) soul singer

17/02 Kenneth Kelly (74 ) The Manhattans

20/02 James Baynard (63) Crown Heights Affair

28/02 Charmayne Maxwell (46) Brownstone

03/03 Cheryl McClurkin (52)

07/03 Ethan White (39) Tortured Soul

15/03 Mike Porcaro (59) Toto

03/04 Linton Beckles (59 ) lead singer Central Line

14/04 Percy Sledge (73)

16/04 Johnny Kemp (55)

01/05 Ben E. King (76)

06/05 Errol Brown (71) Hot Chocolate

14/05 BB King (89)

22/05 Louis Johnson (60) Brothers Johnson

28/05 Mel Waiters (58)

15/06 Suzanne "Minnie" Thomas (60) A Taste Of Honey

15/06 Mighty Sam McClain (72)

09/07 Michael Masser (74) songwriter

03/09 Don Griffin (60) The Miracles

21/09 Ben Cauley (68) The Bar-Kays

 

2014

 

13/01 Ronny Jordan (51)

13/01 Bernard 'Beloyd' Taylor

28/01 Stevie Woods (62)

07/02 Gwen Avery (71)

20/02 Floyd Taylor (60)

27/02 Frank Reed (59) The Chi-Lites

Charles Love (--) Bloodstone

31/03 Frankie Knuckles (58)

04/04 Wayne Henderson (74)

18/04 Deon Jackson (67)

02/05 Jessica Cleaves (65)

25/05 Herb Jeffries (99) jazz singer

12/06 Jimmy Scott (88) jazz singer

18/06 Horace Silver (85) jazz pianist

27/06 Bobby Womack (70)

29/07 Idris Muhammad (74)

14/08 Tunde Ra Aleem (--)

12/09 Joe Sample (75)

13/10 Augie Johnson (65) Side Effect

11/11 Big Hank (Jackson) 57 - Sugarhill Gang

17/11 Jimmy Ruffin (78)

28/11 Frances Nero (71) Motown Singer

05/12 Sonny Bivins (78) The Manhattans

10/12 Winfred 'Blue' Lovett (74) The Manhattans

 

2013

07/01 Lou Wilson (71) Mandrill

26/01 Leroy Bonner (70) Ohio Players

01/02 Cecil Womack (65)

04/02 Donald Byrd (80)

15/02 Bobby Smith (76) The Spinners

18/02 Damon Harris (62) The Temptations

27/02 Richard Street (70) The Temptations

03/03 Bobby Rogers (73) The Miracles

11/04 Don Blackman (59)

13/04 Vince Montana Jr (85)

25/05 Clarence Burke (62) Invisible Man's Band

25/05 Tyrone Brunson (57)

29/05 Marvin Junior (77) The Dells

23/06 Bobby Bland

05/08 George Duke (67)

09/09 "Forrest" Thomas (60)

03/10 Keith Crier (58) GQ

15/10 Gloria Lynne (81) jazz singer

26/10 Al Johnson (65)

29/11 Oliver Cheatham (65)

23/12 Ricky Lawson (59) drummer for various artists

Crawford Perry (??) The Joneses

 

2012

16/01 Jimmy Castor (71)

17/01 Walter Gaines (??) The Originals

20/01 Etta James (73)

01/02 Don Cornelius (75) Presenter of 'Soul Train'

01/02 David Peaston

11/02 Whitney Houston (48)

29/02 Roland Bautista (60) Earth, Wind & Fire

08/03 Jimmy Ellis (74) The Trammps

16/05 Chuck Brown (75)

17/05 Donna Summer (63)

09/11 Major Harris (65)

 

2011

 

18/06 Clarence Clemmons (69)

22/08 Nicholas Ashford (69)

02/09 McKinley Williams () Maze

22/09 Vesta Williams (48)

 

2010

 

13/01 Teddy Pendergrass (59)

21/01 Robert Squirrel Lester (67) The Chi-Lites

15/08 Robert Wilson (53) The Gap Band

30/05 Ali-Ollie Woodson (58) Temptations

06/10 Marvin Isley (56) The Isley Brothers

10/10 Solomon Burke

26/12 Teena Marie 54)

Bernie Wilson (64) The Bluenotes

 

2009

 

25/06 Michael Jackson (50)

 

2008

 

30/03 Sean Levert

10/08 Isaac Hayes (65)

18/08 Pervis Jackson (70) The Spinners

17/10 Levi Stubbs (72) The Four Tops

 

2007

 

02/02 Billy Henderson (67) The Spinners

12/12 Ike Turner (76)

 

2006

 

06/01 Lou Rawls (72)

19/01 Wilson Pickett (65)

27/01 Gene McFadden (58)

13/05 Johnnie Wilder Jr (65) Heatwave

06/06 Billy Preston (59)

09/07 Milan Williams (58) The Commodores

23/08 Maynard Ferguson (78)

10/11 Gerald Levert (40)

25/12 James Brown (73)

 

2005

 

01/07 Luther Vandross (54)

01/07 Renaldo Benson (69) The Four Tops

22/07 Eugene Record (64) The Chi-Lites

 

2004

 

10/06 Ray Charles (73)

06/08 Rick James (52)

 

2003

 

02/04 Edwin Starr (61)

04/07 Barry White (58)

 

1999

 

03/02 Gwen Guthrie (48)

25/04 Roger Troutman (47)

26/12 Curtis Mayfield (57)

 

1997

 

20/06 Lawrence Payton (59) The Four Tops

 

1996

 

17/05 Johnny "Guitar" Watson (61)

 

1995

 

23/02 Melvin Franklin (52) The Temptations

30/06 Phyllis Hyman (45)

 

1994

 

25/08 Creadel "Red" Jones (53) The Chi-Lites

 

1992

 

05/10 Eddie Kendricks (52) The Temptations

 

1987

 

05/12 Larry James (38) Fat Larry's Band

 

1986

 

31/03 O'Kelly Isley Jr (48) The Isley Brothers

 

1984

 

21/01 Jackie Wilson (49)

01/04 Marvin Gaye (44)

1979

 

13/01 Donny Hathaway (33)

06/07 Van McCoy (35)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

 

January

 

1 Grandmaster Flash (Joseph Saddler) (1958)

Michael Wycoff (1956)

2 Glenn Goins of Parliament (1954)

4 Arthur Conley (1946)

5 George Brown of Kool and the Gang (1949)

Grady Thomas of Funkadelic (1941)

6 Shirley Brown (1947)

Van McCoy (1944)

Kathy Sledge ( Sister Sledge) (1959)

Beau Williams (1950)

8 Shirley Bassey (1937)

Marcus Hutson (the Whispers) (1943)

Little Anthony (the Imperials) (1941)

9 Kenneth Kelley of the Manhattans (1943)

10 Luci Martin of Chic (1955)

11 Mary J. Blige (1971)

Clarence Clemons (1942)

Rahsaan Patterson (1974)

Lee Ritenour (1952)

12 Brian Culbertson (1973)

George Duke (1946)

Phil Perry (1952)

Cynthia Robinson of Sly and the Family Stone (1946)

14 Linda Jones (1944)

Alain Toussaint (1938)

15 Sonny Bivens of the Manhattans (1942)

17 Will Hart of the Delfonics (1945)

Sheila Hutchinson of the Emotions (1953)

18 Angela Winbush (1955)

20 Billy Powell of the O'Jays (1942)

Ron Townson of the 5th Dimension (1933)

21 Billy Ocean (1950)

Edwin Starr (1942)

22 Sam Cooke (1931)

23 Anita Pointer of the Pointer Sisters (1948)

24 Aaron Neville (1941)

25 Etta James (1938) (+ 2012)

26 Anita Baker (1958)

Thom Bell (1943)

28 William Nelson of Funkadelic (1951)

29 James Jamerson of the Funk Brothers (1938)

30 William King of the Commodores (1949)

Jody Watley (1961)

31 Harry Casey, a.k.a. KC of KC and the Sunshine Band (1951)

 

February

 

1 Rick James (1948) (+ 2004)

3 Dennis Edwards of the Temptations (1943)

Johnny Guitar Watson (1935)

4 Florence LaRue of the 5th Dimension (1944)

5 Bobby Brown

6 Natalie Cole (1950)

9 Major Harris (1947)

Dennis Thomas of Kool & the Gamg (1951)

10 Roberta Flack (1937)

Norman Harris (1947)

11 Sergio Mendes (1941)

12 Michael McDonald (1952)

Helen Scott of the Three Degrees (1945)

13 Larry Cunningham of the Floaters (1938)

16 James Ingram (1952)

Leon Ware (1940)

Lenny Williams (1945)

17 Chante Moore (1967)

18 Randy Crawford (1952)

19 Smokey Robinson (1940)

Bobby Rogers of the Miracles (1940)

21 Nina Simone (1933)

26 Erykah Badu (1971)

27 Carl Anderson (1945)

29 Terry Lewis of the Time (1956)

March

 

2 Lawrence Payton of the Four Tops (1938)

4 Bobby Womack (1944)

5 Steve Arrington (1956)

Teena Marie (1956)

6 Sylvia Robinson (1936)

Mary Wilson of the Supremes (1944)

7 Hamilton Bohannon (1942)

Ernie Isley of the Isley Brothers (1952)

Leon Sylvers, III (1953)

9 Jeffrey Osborne (1948)

10 Bunny DeBarge of DeBarge (1955)

12 Marlon Jackson of the Jackson 5 (1957)

Al Jarreau (1940)

13 Candi Staton (1943)

14 Quincy Jones (1933)

15 Jean Carne (1947)

Ralph Macdonald (1944)

Howard Scott of War (1946)

Sly Stone (1943)

17 Nat King Cole (1919)

18 Wilson Pickett (1941)

Vanessa Williams (1963)

19 Ruth Pointer of the Pointer Sisters (1946)

21 Solomon Burke (1940)

Richard Dimples Fields (1942)

22 George Benson (1943)

Stephanie Mills (1956)

23 Chaka Khan (1953)

24 Lee Oskar of War (1948)

25 Aretha Franklin (1942)

26 James Moody (1925)

Teddy Pendergrass (1950)

Diana Ross (1944)

27 Rufus Thomas (1917)

28 Milan Williams of the Commodores (1948)

29 Michael Brecker (1949)

30 Al Goodman of Ray, Goodman and Brown (1943)

M.C. Hammer (1962)

31 Herb Alpert (1935)

April

 

1 Gil Scott Heron (1949)

Rudolph Isley of the Isley Brothers (1939)

2 Gregory Abbott (1964)

Marvin Gaye (1939) (+ 1984)

3 Philippe Wynne of the Spinners (1941)

4 Major Lance (1939)

Muddy Waters (1913)

5 Nicholas Caldwell of the Whispers (1944)

Lenny Mayes (1951)

Ronnie White of the Miracles (1939)

7 Billie Holiday (1915)

8 Leon Huff (1942)

10 Bobbie Smith of the Spinners (1936)

11 Angie Sylvers of the Sylvers (1960)

12 Herbie Hancock (1940)

J.D. Nicholas of the Commodores (1952)

13 Peabo Bryson (1951)

Al Green (1946)

Louis Johnson of the Brothers Johnson (1955)

Wayne Lewis of Atlantic Starr (1956)

14 Jerry Knight of Raydio (1952)

17 Valorie Jones of the Jones Girls (1956)

19 Bernie Worrell of Parliament (1944)

20 Luther Vandross (1951 - 2005)

21 Bobby McClure (1942)

22 Vernon Sawyer of Blue Magic (1952)

23 Narada Michael Walden (1952)

25 Ella Fitzgerald (1917)

Bobbie Humphrey (1950)

26 Giorgio Moroder (1940)

27 Cuba Gooding Sr. of the Main Ingredient (1944)

Herb Murrell of the Stylistics (1949)

29 Tammi Terrell (1945)

Toots Thielmans (1922)

May

 

1 Ray Parker Jr. (1954)

2 Angela Bofill (1954)

Randy Cain of the Delfonics (1945)

3 James Brown (1933)

4 Oleta Adams (1953)

Nick Ashford of Ashford and Simpson (1941)

Ron Carter (1937)

Tyrone Davis (1938)

Jackie Jackson of the Jackson 5 (1951)

5 Chris Brown (1989)

Raheem DeVaughn (1975)

Johnny Taylor (1934)

6 Robbie McIntosh of Average White Band (1950)

7 Thelma Houston (1943)

Jimmy Ruffin (1939)

8 Philip Bailey of Earth, Wind and Fire (1951)

9 Tamia (1975)

10 Ron Banks of the Dramatics (1951)

Henry Fambrough of the Spinners (1938)

12 Greg Phillinganes (1956)

James Purefy (1944)

Norman Whitfield (1940)

13 Stevie Wonder (1950)

14 Raphael Saadiq (1966)

Shanice Wilson (1973)

16 Janet Jackson (1966)

17 Pervis Jackson of the Spinners (1938)

George Johnson of the Brothers Johnson (1953)

18 Butch Tavares of the Tavares (1953)

21 Ronald Isley of the Isley Brothers (1941)

22 Johnny Gill (1966)

23 Maxwell (1972)

24 Patti LaBelle (1944)

25 Clarence Burke of the Five Stairsteps (1952)

28 Gladys Knight (1944)

29 Larry Blackmon of Cameo (1956)

LaToya Jackson (1956)

June

 

2 Chubby Tavares (1945)

3 El DeBarge (1961)

Curtis Mayfield (1942)

Deniece Williams (1951)

4 Al B Sure (1968)

Alain Clark (1979)

Leroy Hutson (1975)

5 Kenny G (1956)

Brian McKnight

6 Junior (1957)

Levi Stubbs of the Four Tops (1936)

7 Prince (1958)

9 Erroll Kennedy of Imagination (1953)

Wayman Tisdale (1964)

Jackie Wilson (1934 - 1984)

14 Linda Clifford (1944)

Marcus Miller (1959)

Junior Walker (1931)

16 Lamont Dozier (1941)

Eddie Levert of the O'Jays (1942)

James Smith of the Stylistics (1950)

19 Paula Abdul (1963)

Mark DeBarge (1963)

20 Lionel Richie (1949)

21 O.C. Smith (1936)

22 Eumir Deodato (1943)

Ruby Turner (1962)

23 Chico DeBarge (1966)

Leee John of Imagination (1957)

25 Harold Melvin (1939)

26 Billy Davis Jr. of 5th Dimension (1940)

30 Florence Ballard of the Supremes (1943)

Billy Brown of Ray, Goodman & Brown (1946)

Stanley Clarke (1951)

 

July

 

1 Evelyn "Champagne" King (1960)

2 Jeffrey Cooper of Midnight Star (1956)

Paul Williams of the Temptations (1972)

3 Fontella Bass (1940)

Damon Harris of the Temptations (1950)

Johnny Wilder of Heatwave (1940)

4 Ralph Johnson of Earth Wind & Fire (1951)

Bill Withers (1938)

6 Phyllis Hyman (1949)

9 Gwen Guthrie (1950)

Debbie Sledge of Sister Sledge (1954)

11 Bonnie Pointer of the Pointer Sisters (1951)

13 Gerald Levert (1966)

15 Millie Jackson (1944)

Frank McComb (1970)

16 William Bell (1939)

18 Martha Reeves (1941)

19 Allan Gorrie of Average White Band (1946)

20 Andrew Levy of Brand New Heavies (1966)

24 Ann Nesby (1955)

25 Verdine White of Earth Wind & Fire (1951)

August

 

1 Howard Hewett (1955)

Jean Wells (1942)

2 Fat Larry (1959)

3 Johnny Graham of Earth Wind & Fire (1951)

Syreeta Wright (1946)

6 Randy DeBarge (1958)

8 Joe Tex (1933)

9 Whitney Houston (1963)

Barbara Mason (1947)

10 Patti Austin (1948)

Michael Bivins of New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe (1968)

11 Kenny Gamble (1943)

14 Sharon Bryant of Atlantic Starr (1956)

Larry Graham (1946)

Billy Griffin (1950)

15 Bobby Caldwell (1951)

Stix Hooper of the Crusaders (1950)

Bill Pinkney of the Drifters (1933)

16 James J.T. Taylor of Kool and the Gang (1953)

17 Maysa (1966)

20 Isaac Hayes (1942) (+ 2008)

21 Count Basie (1904)

Kim Sledge of Sister Sledge (1957)

22 James DeBarge (1963)

John Lee Hooker (1920)

Edward Patten of Gladys Knight and the Pips (1939)

Dexter Wansel (1950)

24 Jeffrey Daniel of Shalamar (1955)

Marshall Thompson of the Chi-Lites (1942)

25 Wayne Shorter of the Crusaders (1933)

Walter Williams of the O'Jays (1942)

26 Branford Marsalis (1960)

Valerie Simpson of Ashford & Simpson (1948)

29 Michael Jackson (1958)

Dinah Washington (1924)

30 Ronald Beitle of Wild Cherry (1954)

31 Wilton Felder of the Crusaders (1940)

September

 

1 Archie Bell and the Drells (1944)

2 Billy Preston (1946)

4 Bubba Knight of the Pips (1942)

Ronald LePread of the Commodores (1946)

5 Willie Woods of Jr. Walker's All Stars (1936)

6 Macy Gray (1967)

CeCe Peniston

Claydes Smith of Kool and the Gang (1948)

Sylvester (1947)

7 Alfa Anderson of Chic (1946)

Gloria Gaynor (1949)

Jermaine Stewart (1957)

8 David Lewis of Atlantic Starr (1958)

9 Jerome Benton of The Time (1962)

Otis Redding (1941)

Luther Simmons of the Main Ingredient (1942)

10 Roy Ayers (1940)

12 Barry White (1944 - 2003)

Ali Ollie Woodson (1951)

13 Don Was of Was (Not Was) (1952)

16 Rodney Franklin (1958)

Betty Kelly of the Vandellas (1944)

B.B. King (1925 - 2015)

Earl Klugh (1954)

18 Ricky Bell of New Edition (1967)

Candy Dulfer

Freda Payne (1942)

Nile Rodgers of Chic (1952)

20 Sweet Pea Atkinson of Was (Not Was) (1945)

Robert Wiggins of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five (1960)

21 G.C. Cameron (1945)

22 Shirley Jones (1954)

23 Walter and Wallace Scott of the Whispers (1943)

Ben E King (1938 - 2015)

24 Wayne Henderson (1939)

25 Onnie McIntyre of Average White Band (1945)

Cecil Womack of Womack and Womack (1947)

27 Glenn Jones (1962)

28 Keni Burke (1953)

Ben E. King (1938 - 2015)

30 Cissy Houston (1933)

Johnny Mathis (1945)

Patrice Rushen (1954)

October

 

1 Herb Fame of Peaches and Herb (1942)

Donny Hathaway (1945 - 1979)

Howard Hewett (1955)

2 Freddie Jackson (1956)

3 Ronnie Laws (1950)

4 Robert Wilson of the Gap Band (1941)

5 Lucius Ross of Funkadelic (1948)

Richard Street of the Temptations (1942 - 2013)

6 Thomas McClary of the Commodores (1949)

7 Tony Silvester of the Main Ingredient (1941)

8 Robert "Kool" Bell (1950)

Harry Bowens of Was (Not Was) (1949)

Sheila Ferguson of the Three Degrees (1947)

Airrion Love of the Stylistics (1949)

Tony Wilson of the Main Ingredient (1947)

CeCe Winans (1964)

10 Jonathan Butler (1961)

11 Tramaine Hawkins (1951)

Andrew Woolfolk of Earth Wind and Fire (1950)

12 Melvin Franklin of the Temptations (1942)

14 Norman Harris (1947 - 1987)

Ivory Tilmon of the Detroit Emeralds (1948)

Karyn White (1965)

15 Eric Benet (1970)

Tito Jackson of the Jackson 5 (1953)

Marv Johnson (1938)

Rod Temperton (1947 - 2016)

16 Simon Bartholomew of the Brand New Heavies (1965)

19 Wilbert Hart of the Delfonics (1947)

Jennifer Holliday (1960)

20 Mark King of Level 42 (1958)

26 Bootsy Collins (1951)

David Was of Was (Not Was) (1952)

29 Randy Jackson of the Jackson 5 (1961)

Melba Moore (1945)

30 Otis Williams of the Temptations (1939)

31 Bernard Edwards of Chic (1952 - 1996)

November

 

1 Ronald Bell of Kool & the Gang (1951)

David Foster (1949)

4 Jeff Lorber (1952)

5 Ike Turner (1931 - 2007)

7 Jellybean Benitez (1957)

8 Gerald Alston (1951)

Minnie Riperton (1947)

12 Booker T. Jones (1944)

Arthur "Pooch" Tavares (1949)

14 Sherri Payne of the Supremes (1944)

15 Alexander O'Neal (1953)

Tony Thompson of Chic (1954)

16 Winfred "Blue" Lovett of the Manhattans (1943)

17 Ronald DeVoe of New Edition (1967)

19 Annette Guest of First Choice (1954)

Peter Moore of the Miracles (1939)

Bill Sharpe of Shakatak (1952)

21 Lonnie Jordan of War (1948)

23 Betty Everett (1939)

24 Donald "Duck" Dunn of Booker T and the MGs (1941)

25 Jocelyn Brown (1950)

Stacy Lattisaw (1966)

Percy Sledge (1941 - 2015)

26 Jean Terrell of the Supremes (1944)

Ashley Ingram of Imagination (1960)

Al Jackson of Booker T and the MGs (1935)

28 Berry Gordy, Jr. (1929)

29 Will Downing (1963)

Roger Troutman (1951)

30 June Pointer of the Pointer Sisters (1953)

December

 

1 Billy Paul (1934 - 2016)

Lou Rawls (1936 - 2006)

Vesta Williams (1963 - 2011)

2 Valerie Holiday of the Three Degrees (1947)

5 O'Bryan (1961)

6 Frankie Beverly (1946)

Eugene Wilde (1961)

7 Brenda Jones (of the Jones Girls) (1958)

Barbara Weathers (formerly of Atlantic Starr) (1963)

8 Jerry Butler (1939)

Dan Hartman (1951 - 2016)

9 Donald Byrd (1932 - 2013)

Walter "Clyde" Orange of the Commodores (1946)

Sammy Strain of the O'Jays (1941)

10 Ralph Tavares (1941)

11 Jermaine Jackson (1954)

Curtis Williams of Kool & the Gang (1962)

12 Dionne Warwick (1940)

Grover Washington Jr (1943 - 1999)

13 Morris Day of the Time (1957)

14 Ronnie McNeir (1951)

15 Cindy Birdsong of the Supremes (1939)

Harry Ray of Ray, Goodman & Brown (1946)

16 Lalah Hathaway (1968)

17 Wanda Hutchinson of the Emotions (1951)

Eddie Kendricks (1939)

Art Neville of the Neville Bros (1937)

18 Angie Stone (1961)

19 Maurice White of Earth, Wind and Fire (1941 - 2016)

20 Yvonne Gage (1959)

21 Gwen McCrae (1943)

Betty Wright (1953)

25 O'Kelly Isley of the Isley Brothers (1937)

Bob James (1939)

Noel Redding (1945)

26 Duke Fakir of the Four Tops (1935)

Andre Fischer of Rufus (1952)

Kashif (1959 - 2016)

28 John Legend (1978)

Charles Neville (1938)

Lonnie Liston Smith (1940)

30 Bo Diddley (1928)

Chris Jasper (1951)

31 Donna Summer (1948)

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