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The Real Thing (UK band)

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The Real Thing are a British soul group formed in the 1970s. [1]

41 relations: Biddu, Billboard (magazine), Billboard Hot 100, Black British, Brit funk, British soul, Can You Feel the Force?, Can't Get By Without You, Chris Amoo, David Essex, Deaf School, Disco, EMI, Falsetto, Freeloaders (band), Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch), Irish Singles Chart, Jazz-funk, Jive Records, K-tel, List of artists who reached number one on the UK Singles Chart, List of bands and artists from Merseyside, List of disco artists (S–Z), List of performers on Top of the Pops, Liverpool, Love's Such a Wonderful Thing, Lynsey de Paul, Mojo (magazine), NME, Opportunity Knocks (UK TV series), Paul Du Noyer, Pye Records, Recorded Music NZ, Rhythm and blues, Terry Britten, Top of the Pops, UK Singles Chart, We Got Love (Lynsey de Paul song), You to Me Are Everything, You'll Never Know What You're Missing.

Biddu

Biddu Appaiah (born 1944), is an Indian-born, England-based singer-songwriter, composer, and music producer – who composed and produced many worldwide hit records during a career spanning five decades.

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.

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Billboard Hot 100

The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.

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Black British

Black British are British citizens of Black origins or heritage, including those of African-Caribbean (sometimes called "Afro-Caribbean") background, and may include people with mixed ancestry.

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Brit funk

Brit funk is a musical style that has its origins in the British music scene of the late 1970s-1980s.

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British soul

British soul, Brit soul, or (in a US context) the British soul invasion, is soul music performed by British artists.

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Can You Feel the Force?

"Can You Feel the Force?" is a song by British soul group the Real Thing, released as a single in February 1979.

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Can't Get By Without You

"Can't Get By Without You" was a hit for The Real Thing in 1976.

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Chris Amoo

Christopher Charles Amoo (born 14 October 1952) is a singer-songwriter and the lead singer of English soul group, The Real Thing.

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David Essex

David Essex, OBE (born David Albert Cook; 23 July 1947) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, and actor.

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Deaf School

Deaf School are an English art rock/new wave band, formed in Liverpool in 1973.

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Disco

Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.

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EMI

EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.

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Falsetto

Falsetto (Italian diminutive of falso, "false") is the vocal register occupying the frequency range just above the modal voice register and overlapping with it by approximately one octave.

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Freeloaders (band)

The Freeloaders were formed in 2004 by Kevin O'Toole and Dale Longworth, two of the founder members of N-Trance.

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop/Rap Songs is a record chart that ranks the most popular R&B and hip hop songs in the United States and is published weekly by Billboard.

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I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)

"I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)" is a 1965 hit song recorded by the Four Tops for the Motown label.

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Irish Singles Chart

The Irish Singles Chart (Irish: Cairt Singil na hÉireann) is Ireland's music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled on behalf of the IRMA by The Official Charts Company.

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Jazz-funk

Jazz-funk is a subgenre of jazz music characterized by a strong back beat (groove), electrified sounds and an early prevalence of analog synthesizers.

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Jive Records

Jive Records was an American record label under the RCA Music Group formed in 1981 by Zomba Records. Formerly headquartered in New York City, the label was best known for a string of successes with hip hop artists in the 1980s, and also in teen pop and boy bands during the 1990s and early 2000s. Jive Records operated as an independently managed label until 2003, when Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG) acquired the remainder of its parent company Zomba for US $2.74 billion, which at the time was the largest-ever acquisition of an independent label with major-label distribution.

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K-tel

K-tel International is a company which specialized in selling consumer products through infomercials and live demonstration.

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List of artists who reached number one on the UK Singles Chart

This is a list of artists that have reached number-one on the UK Singles Chart as recorded by the Official Charts Company.

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List of bands and artists from Merseyside

This is a list of notable bands and artists from Merseyside, North West England.

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List of disco artists (S–Z)

The following lists groups or individuals primarily associated with the disco era of the 1970s and some of their most noteworthy disco hits.

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List of performers on Top of the Pops

This list of performers on Top of the Pops includes popular music recording artists and musical ensembles who have performed on Top of the Pops, a weekly BBC One television programme that featured artists from the UK singles chart.

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Liverpool

Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.

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Love's Such a Wonderful Thing

"Love's Such a Wonderful Thing" is a 1977 song by the UK band The Real Thing taken from their album 4 from 8.

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Lynsey de Paul

Lynsey de Paul (born Lynsey Monckton Rubin; 11 June 1948 – 1 October 2014) was an English singer-songwriter.

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Mojo (magazine)

Mojo is a popular music magazine published initially by Emap, and since January 2008 by Bauer, monthly in the United Kingdom.

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NME

New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.

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Opportunity Knocks (UK TV series)

Opportunity Knocks is a British television and radio talent show originally hosted by Hughie Green, with a late-1980s revival hosted by Bob Monkhouse, and later by previous winner Les Dawson.

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Paul Du Noyer

Paul Du Noyer (born Paul Anthony Du Noyer; 21 May 1954) is an English rock journalist and author.

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Pye Records

Pye Records was a British record label.

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Recorded Music NZ

Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ)) is a non-profit trade association of record producers, distributors and recording artists who sell music in New Zealand.

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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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Terry Britten

Terence Ernest Britten (born July 1947) is an English singer-songwriter and record producer, who has written songs for Tina Turner, Cliff Richard, Olivia Newton-John, Status Quo and Michael Jackson amongst many others.

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Top of the Pops

Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006.

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UK Singles Chart

The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.

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We Got Love (Lynsey de Paul song)

"We Got Love" is a song co-written by Lynsey de Paul and Terry Britten, that was recorded by The Real Thing and released as a single in 1984 as their first single on the RCA label, as well as being released as a 12 inch extended version and dub mix.

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You to Me Are Everything

"You to Me Are Everything" is a single by the British soul group The Real Thing.

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You'll Never Know What You're Missing

"You'll Never Know What You're Missing" was the third hit for The Real Thing who already had had two major hits with "You To Me Are Everything" and "Can't Get By Without You".

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Real_Thing_(UK_band)

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