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70s Jam with The Stylistics, Chilites, The Emotions, The Delfonics, and The Blue Notes
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Categories R&B and Soul Rock Disco
Tags concert soul rb

70s Jam with The Stylistics, Chilites, The Emotions, The Delfonics, and The Blue Notes

Saturday, May 12, 2012 8:00p
Arie Crown Theater Chicago, IL

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The Chi-Lites
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One of the most popular smooth soul groups of the early '70s didn't hail from Philadelphia or Memphis, the two cities known for sweet, string-laden soul. Instead, the Chi-Lites were from Chicago, a town better known for its gritty urban blues and driving R&B....
The Delfonics
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The Delfonics were one of the first groups to sing in the sleek, soulful style that became popularized (thanks to producer Thom Bell) as the "Philadelphia sound." A vocal trio made up of brothers William and Wilbert Hart and high school friend Randy Cain, the Delfonics roots go back to doo wop singing at school dances in the early '60s....
The Emotions
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A trio of sisters with a strong gospel base, the Emotions (based in Chicago) were one of the leading female R&B acts of the '70s. Lead singer Sheila Hutchinson and her sisters Wanda and Jeanette were only teenagers when they crashed the soul charts in 1969 with the engaging "So I Can Love You," but they sang gospel as children and enjoyed secular fame locally before signing with Memphis-based Volt and working with producers Isaac Hayes and David Porter....
The Stylistics
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After the Spinners and the O'Jays, the Stylistics were the leading Philly soul group produced by Thom Bell. During the early '70s, the band had 12 straight Top Ten hits, including "You Are Everything," "Betcha by Golly, Wow," "I'm Stone in Love With You," "Break Up to Make Up," and "You Make Me Feel Brand New....
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Arie Crown Theater
2301 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 791-6190
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