Related Artists

The Intruders


The Emotions


Bloodstone


The Marvelettes


Brook Benton


Barbara Mason


The Main Ingredient


The Moments


The Dells


Bobby Womack

The Impressions


Home > Music > I > Impressions, The


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 >>


Music:
Listen to The Impressions
and similar artists - Play Now
All Albums >>

Latest Tracks:
Karaoke: I'm So Proud
On: Male Oldies, Vol.5
$0.99 Buy Song
Karaoke: It's All Right
On: Male Oldies, Vol.4
$0.99 Buy Song
For Your Precious Love
On: Sound Sensation: 20 Best Of Doo Wop
$0.99 Buy Song
For Your Precious (Re-Recorded / Remastered)
On: Liberty Heights - '50s Hit Collection
$0.99 Buy Song
Keep On Pushing
On: Dead Presidents Volume II: Music From The Mo…
$1.29 Buy Song

More Tracks >>


Photos:

Impressions,_The
Impressions,_The
Impressions,_The
Impressions,_The
Impressions,_The
Impressions,_The
Impressions,_The
Impressions,_The
Impressions,_The
Impressions,_The
Impressions,_The
Impressions,_The
Impressions,_The
Impressions,_The
Impressions,_The
Impressions,_The
View All Pictures >>