Bunny Sigler

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Songwriter, singer and record producer Walter “Bunny” Sigler was born on March 27, 1941 in Philadelphia. His first record appeared in 1958. A long time associate of producers Gamble and Huff, a number of singles by Bunny Sigler were released on the Neptune label, which was distributed by Chess. His best known single in the UK was the Northern Soul recording of “Let the good times roll” which was released on Cameo/Parkway, also of Philadelphia, in 1967.

The Three Degrees

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The Three Degrees are a long running vocal trio, and in 1970 to 1972 when they were recording for Gamble and Huff in Philadelphia, whose Neptune label was distributed by Chess, they were Fayette Pinkney, Valerie Holiday and Sheila Ferguson.

The O’Jays

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The O’Jays were a vocal group which formed in 1958 in Canton, Ohio. Originally a five piece, the members were Eddie Levert, Walter Williams, William Powell, Bobby Massey and Bill Isles. Bill Isles left the group in 1965. Bobby Massey left the group around 1972.

The group came into prominence from around 1968 when they teamed up with producers Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, with their material being released on the Chess distributed Neptune label until 1970.

Eddie Levert, born 16 June 1942.
Walter Williams, born 25 August 1943.
William Powell, born 20 January 1942, died 26 May 1977.
Bobby Massey, no details available.
Bill Isles, no details available.
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Updated 11 September 2016