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How To Book THE SPINNERS For Your Event!

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The Spinners

Vocal Group Hall of Fame
-- inducted 1999

Hits include: "Mighty Love",
"Could It Be I'm Falling in Love",
"I'll Be Around", "It's A Shame",
"One of a Kind (Love Affair)",
"Then Came You", "Ghetto Child",
"They Just Can't Stop It (The Games People Play)",
"The Rubberband Man", "Cupid",
"Working My Way Back To You",
"Love Don't Love Nobody",
"That's What Girls Are Made For",
"You're Throwing A Good Love Away",
"Living A Little, Laughing A Little",
"Sadie", "I'll Always Love You",
"Love or Leave", "Wake Up Susan",
"How Could I Let You Get Away".

The Spinners are an American rhythm and blues vocal group. They enjoyed a string of hit singles and albums during the 1960s and 1970s, particularly with producer, Thom Bell. The group continues to tour, with Henry Fambrough as the only original member.

The group is also listed as the Detroit Spinners and the Motown Spinners, due to their 1960s recordings with the Motown label. These other names were used in the UK to avoid confusion with a British folk group also called The Spinners.

On June 30, 1976, they received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2015, they were nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Formed in Ferndale High School, near Detroit, Michigan, and originally known as the Domingoes, Henry Fambrough, Robert "Bobby" Smith, Billy Henderson, Pervis Jackson and George Dixon became The Spinners upon signing with the Tri-Phi label in 1961 (the prefix "Motown" and/or "Detroit" was added in the UK to avoid confusion with the Spinners folk group).

Although not a member, producer and songwriter Harvey Fuqua sang lead on the group's debut single, "That's What Girls Are Made For," which reached number 5 in the US R&B chart and broached the pop Top 30. Edgar "Chico" Edwards then replaced Dixon, but although Fuqua took the quintet to Motown in 1963, they were overshadowed by other signings and struggled to gain a commercial ascendancy. "I'll Always Love You" was a minor US hit in 1965, but it was not until 1970 that the Spinners achieved a major success when the Stevie Wonder composition "It's A Shame" reached the Top 20 in both the USA and the UK.

The following year the group moved to Atlantic Records on the suggestion of Aretha Franklin. However, lead singer G.C. Cameron, who had replaced Edwards, opted to remain at Motown and thus new singer, Philippe Wynne, was added to the line-up. His expressive falsetto lent an air of distinctiveness to an already crafted harmony sound and, united with producer Thom Bell, the Spinners completed a series of exemplary singles that set a benchmark for sophisticated 70s soul.

"I'll Be Around," "Could It Be I'm Falling In Love" (both 1972), "One Of A Kind (Love Affair)" and "Mighty Love Part 1" (both 1973) were each R&B chart-toppers, while "Then Came You," a collaboration with Dionne Warwick, topped the US pop chart. "Ghetto Child" (1973) and "The Rubberband Man" (1976) provided international success as the quintet deftly pursued a sweet, orchestrated sound that nonetheless avoided the sterile trappings of several contemporaries.

The early Atlantic singles featured smooth-voiced Smith as lead, but later singles featured the baroque stylings of Wynne. New lead John Edwards replaced Wynne when the latter left for Funkadelic in 1977, but the Spinners continued to enjoy hits, notably with "Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl" which reached number 1 in the UK and number 2 in the USA. A medley of "Cupid" and "I've Loved You For A Long Time' reached both countries" respective Top 10s in 1980. Their exemplary output between 1971 and 1973 represented a peak of sweet Philadelphia soul.

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Genre: R&B
  Styles
   .Classic Rock. / ClassicRock
   .Disco. / xDisco
   .Quiet Storm. / QuietStorm
   .Soul. / xSoul
   .Motown. / xMotown
   .Philly Soul. / PhillySoul
   .Smooth Soul. / SmoothSoul
   .Pop-Soul. / PopSoul
   .AM Pop. / AMPop

Years active
   x50s, x60s, x70s, x80s
   1954-present

Formed: ..in Michigan / formed nMichigan
Formed: ..in Detroit / formed DetroitMI
Formed:   in 1961

Based: ..in US

 

 

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HOW TO BOOK THE SPINNERS?
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We welcome the opportunity to be of service to you. Let's do this the right way! Let's save you time and frustration!

Simply click on the "Let's Get Started!" link found on this page. Then, send us your request for booking information.

Include information about your plans for your event and how taking steps to hire THE SPINNERS (or someone similar) might be of special interest.

If you decide you want to look at other names, simply include your talent-fee budget range and indicate that you want to see who else you might be able to afford with such a budget. We can send you a list of names that are affordable and in the style of music you prefer. We hope to save you time and frustration!

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK/HIRE THE SPINNERS?
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(i.e., what is THE SPINNERS booking fee to perform at an event?)

Official booking fees for THE SPINNERS, or any other celebrity, are determined based on a number of factors and may change at anytime without prior notice.

Factors influencing pricing vary and may include date, location, type of event, whether a private party or a public concert, the artist's calendar, whether the artist is on tour or not, how well tickets are selling at the artist's concerts, the current demand for the artist's music, market activity, etc.

As you might expect, the more in-demand the artist is, the more buyers are prepared to pay. Of course, this causes the artist's price to increase as the artist becomes more popular or decrease when becoming less popular.

Exclusive agents with exclusive representation frequently quote a range instead of a specific price, since changes can occur at anytime. Generally, the artist's manager has a role in the decision to accept any particular offer from a talent buyer.

To learn the most current artist's pricing, or the estimated artist's fee for your particular event, simply click on the "Let's Get Started!" link found on this page. Then, send us your request for booking information.

IS THE SPINNERS AVAILABLE TO WORK MY EVENT?
(i.e., what is THE SPINNERS's availability?)

To learn the artist's current availability for your special event, simply click on the "Let's Get Started!" link found on this page. Then, send us your request for booking information.

Once we have your event/party information, we will be better able to assist you with putting your entertainment talent booking plans in place as your entertainment consultant. Let's get this done right! We look forward to working with you!

 


 
 

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