The Olympics

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Originally known as the Challengers, this adaptable vocal group, Walter ‘Sleepy’ Ward (28 August 1940, Jackson, Mississippi, USA, d. 11 December 2006, Northridge, California, USA; lead), Eddie Lewis (b. Houston, Texas, USA; tenor), Charles Fizer (b. 6 June 1940, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA, d. 14 August 1965, Los Angeles, California, USA; baritone) and Walter Hammond (baritone), was formed in Compton, California, in 1954. They recorded one single (‘I Can Tell’) for Melatone... Read more

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soul
60s
northern soul
pop
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oldies
male vocalists
rock and roll
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