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The "5" Royales

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The "5" Royales was an American rhythm and blues (R&B) vocal group from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, that combined gospel, jump blues and doo-wop, marking an early and influential step in the evolution of rock & roll music. [1]

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ABC Records

ABC Records was an American record label founded in New York City in 1955.

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AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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Apollo Records (1944)

Apollo Records was a record company and label founded in New York City by Hy Siegel and Ted Gottlieb in 1944.

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Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.

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Blues Music Award

The Blues Music Awards are awards presented by the Blues Foundation, a non-profit organization set up to foster blues heritage.

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Clarence Paul

Clarence Otto Pauling (March 19, 1928 – May 6, 1995), - accessed November 21, 2011better known and published as Clarence Paul, was an American songwriter and record producer who was best known for his career with Detroit's Motown Records.

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Cover version

In popular music, a cover version, cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song.

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Dave Marsh

Dave Marsh (born March 1, 1950) is an American music critic, author, editor and radio talk show host.

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Dedicated to the One I Love

"Dedicated to the One I Love" is a song written by Lowman Pauling and Ralph Bass which was a hit for the "5" Royales, the Shirelles and the Mamas & the Papas.

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Doo-wop is a genre of rhythm and blues music that was developed in African-American communities in the East Coast of the United States in the 1940s, achieving mainstream popularity in the 1950s and early 1960s.

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Durham, North Carolina

Durham is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.

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Eric Clapton

Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

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Gospel music

Gospel music is a genre of Christian music.

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Hank Ballard

Hank Ballard (born John Henry Kendricks; November 18, 1927 – March 2, 2003) was a rhythm and blues singer and songwriter, the lead vocalist of Hank Ballard and the Midnighters and one of the first rock and roll artists to emerge in the early 1950s.

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James Brown

James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader.

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Jump blues

Jump blues is an up-tempo style of blues, usually played by small groups and featuring saxophone or brass instruments.

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King Records (United States)

King Records was an American leading independent record company and label founded in 1943 by Syd Nathan in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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List of vocal groups

A vocal group is a group of singers who sing and harmonize together with a backup band.

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Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.

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Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye (born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.; April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer.

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Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Mick Jagger

Sir Michael Philip Jagger (born 26 July 1943), known professionally as Mick Jagger, is an English singer-songwriter, musician, composer and actor who gained fame as the lead singer and one of the founder members of the Rolling Stones.

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Motown is an American record company.

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North Carolina

North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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North Carolina Music Hall of Fame

The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization and museum in Kannapolis, North Carolina that was created to honor musicians, composers and artists with ties to North Carolina that have made significant impact in the music industry.

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Ray Charles

Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), known professionally as Ray Charles, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and composer.

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Rhino Entertainment

Rhino Entertainment Company is an American specialty record label and production company founded in 1978.

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Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.

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Richie Unterberger

Richie Unterberger (born 1962) is an American author and journalist whose focus is popular music and travel writing.

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Rock and roll

Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, located on the shore of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, recognizes and archives the history of the best-known and most influential artists, producers, engineers, and other notable figures who have had some major influence on the development of rock and roll.

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Sam Cooke

Samuel Cook (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964), known professionally as Sam Cooke, was an American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur.

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Smash Records

Smash Records was an American record label founded in 1961 as a subsidiary of Mercury Records by Mercury executive Shelby Singleton and run by Singleton with Charlie Fach.

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Stax Records

Stax Records is an American record label, originally based in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Stephen Thomas Erlewine

Stephen Thomas Erlewine (born June 18, 1973) is an American music critic and senior editor for AllMusic.

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Steve Cropper

Steven Lee Cropper (born October 21, 1941) is an American guitarist, songwriter and record producer.

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Stevie Wonder

Stevland Hardaway Morris (né Judkins; born May 13, 1950), known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.

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Sweet Auburn

The Sweet Auburn Historic District is a historic African-American neighborhood along and surrounding Auburn Avenue, east of downtown Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

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The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.

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The Famous Flames

The Famous Flames were an American rhythm and blues vocal group founded in Toccoa, Georgia, in 1953 by Bobby Byrd.

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The Mamas & the Papas

The Mamas & the Papas were a Canadian-American folk rock vocal group who recorded and performed from 1965 to 1968.

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The Marvelettes

The Marvelettes was an American girl group that achieved popularity in the early- to mid-1960s.

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The Midnighters

The Midnighters were an American R&B group from Detroit, Michigan.

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The Raelettes

The Raelettes (or occasionally The Raelets or The Raeletts) were an American girl group from the 1950s to 2003, formed, as the name suggests, to provide backing vocals for Ray Charles.

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The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.

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The Shirelles

The Shirelles were an American girl group notable for their rhythm and blues, doo-wop and soul music and gaining popularity in the early 1960s.

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The Temptations

The Temptations are an American vocal group who released a series of successful singles and albums with Motown Records during the 1960s and 1970s.

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The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground was an American rock band formed in 1964 in New York City by singer/guitarist Lou Reed, multi-instrumentalist John Cale, guitarist Sterling Morrison, and drummer Angus MacLise (replaced by Moe Tucker in 1965).

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The Yardbirds

The Yardbirds are an English rock band, formed in London in 1963.

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Think (The "5" Royales song)

"Think" is a rhythm and blues song written by Lowman Pauling and originally recorded by his group The "5" Royales.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Vee-Jay Records

Vee-Jay Records is an American record label founded in the 1950s, located in Chicago and specializing in blues, jazz, rhythm and blues and rock and roll.

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Wandering Spirit (album)

Wandering Spirit is the third solo album by Mick Jagger.

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Weekend Edition

Weekend Edition is a set of American radio news magazine programs produced and distributed by National Public Radio (NPR).

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Winston-Salem is a city in and the county seat of Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States. With a 2015 estimated population of 241,218, it is the second largest municipality in the Piedmont Triad region and the 5th-most populous city in North Carolina, and the 89th-most populous city in the United States. Winston-Salem is home to the tallest office building in the region, 100 North Main Street, formerly the Wachovia Building and now known locally as the Wells Fargo Center. Winston-Salem is called the "Twin City" for its dual heritage and "City of the Arts and Innovation" for its dedication to fine arts and theater and technological research. "Camel City" is a reference to the city's historic involvement in the tobacco industry related to locally based R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company's Camel cigarettes. Many locals refer to the city as "Winston" in informal speech. Another nickname, "the Dash," comes from the (-) in the city's name, although technically it is a hyphen, not a dash; this nickname is only used by the local minor league baseball team, the Winston-Salem Dash. In 2012, the city was listed among the 10 best places to retire in the U.S. by CBS MoneyWatch.

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