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Birth Place: Chicago, IL, U.S.
Years Active: 1958-present
Genres: R&B, Soul

The Impressions is an American music group from Chicago, originally formed in 1958. Their sound incorporates doo-wop, gospel, soul and R&B. The group was founded as The Roosters by Chattanooga, Tennessee natives Sam Gooden, Richard Brooks and Arthur Brooks, who moved to Chicago and added Jerry Butler and Curtis Mayfield to their line-up to become Jerry Butler & the Impressions. The group's first hit, “For Your Precious Love,” arrived in 1958 and peaked at #11 on the Billboard Pop Singles chart and at #3 on the Billboard R&B Singles chart. The group followed up with the Top 30 hit, “Come Back My Love,” however, Butler left the group to embark on a solo career. Mayfield took over Butl... Continue Bio >>


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