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Details about  Rare Soul R&B 7" USA 45rpm THE WHISPERS One For The Money

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Rare Soul R&B 7" USA 45rpm THE WHISPERS One For The Money
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Very good
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07 Sep, 2014 18:07:02 AEST
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AU $1.99
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Will post to Australia. Read item description or contact seller for postage options. | See details
Item location:
Five Dock, NSW, Australia

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eBay item number:
201160573506
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Very good: An item that is used but still in very good condition. No damage to the jewellery case or item ... Read moreabout the condition
 

The Whispers

Rare 45rpm 7" Soul R&B Record

One For The Money (Part 1) (MONO) / ditto (Stereo)

Country: USA

Label: Soul Train

Disc: VG+++

The Whispers is a group from Los Angeles, California, with a consistent track record of hit records dating back to the late 1960s. The Whispers were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2003, and were winners of the Rhythm and Blues Foundation's prestigious Pioneer Award in 2008. By popular vote, the group was inducted into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame at SoulMusic.com in December 2012.

            The Whispers formed in 1964 in Watts, California. The original members included twin brothers, Wallace "Scotty" and Walter Scott, along with Gordy Harmon, Marcus Hutson and Nicholas Caldwell. After Harmon injured his larynx in a drunk driving accident in 1973, he was replaced by former Friends of Distinction member Leaveil Degree. Scotty Scott's fluid, melodic voice is featured on virtually all of their hits.

            The group scored many hits on the R&B and Billboard Hot 100 charts throughout the 1970s and 1980s, and they hit #1 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart in 1980 with "And the Beat Goes On / "Can You Do the Boogie" / "Out the Box". In 1987, they enjoyed a brief tenure in the Top 40 when "Rock Steady" became their first Top 10 success on the Hot 100, reaching #7, while also capturing the #1 spot on the R&B chart.

            Although they recorded mainly in Philadelphia in the early to mid '70s, most of their studio work since has been done in Los Angeles. Their most successful period was in the 1980s with SOLAR Records (Sound Of Los Angeles Records), which was run by their manager at the time, Dick Griffey. The Whispers later established their own production company, Satin Tie Productions, through which they released their independent 2006 album "For Your Ears Only."

            The group opened Game 2 of the 1989 World Series at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum with their rendition of the National Anthem.

            Marcus Hutson left the group in 1992 due to prostate cancer. According to the Whispers' website, when Hutson died of it in 2000, they vowed to never replace him, and now perform as a quartet.

            Jerry McNeil resigned his position as keyboardist in the latter part of 1993 in order to spend more time with his family. In 2014 The Whispers was inducted into The Official R&B Music Hall of Fame.

            The Philadelphia soul songwriter team Allan Felder, Norman Harris, Bunny Sigler, and Ronnie Baker provided several of The Whispers' songs including "A Mother for My Children" and "Bingo".

 

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Other auction items can be combined to reduce shipping costs.

METHODS OF PAYMENT:

Within Australia.......

PAYPAL or...

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(Local pick-up can be arranged for this item )

Rest of The World......

PAYPAL

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AIR MAIL

Within Australia.......

One to Three 45rpm discs AU $4.95

More than 3 discs ... add 75c per disc.

For 'Registered Post' (within Australia) which includes Insurance to protect against loss or damage please add $3.20

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International.....

One to Three 45rpm discs

ASIA/PACIFIC ....... AU $8.95

To USA ....... AU $10.30

Rest Of The World .....AU $12

Four to Eight 45rpm discs

ASIA/PACIFIC ....... AU $14

To USA ....... AU $16.30

Rest Of The World .....AU $19.70

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