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The Spinners


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Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Years Active: 1954—present
Genres: R&B, Pop, Soul

The Spinners is a soul music vocal group, active under that name since 1961, and popular with a long run of pop and R&B hits during the 1970s. The group, originating from Detroit, still tours regularly as of 2010. The band is also listed occasionally as The Motown Spinners, or (after they left the Motown label) as Detroit Spinners. These group monikers were used in the UK to avoid confusion with a British group also called The Spinners. The Spinners first hit the charts in August 1961 on Harvey Fuqua's Tri-Phi Records, with "That's What Girls Are Made For," peaking at number 27. In 1964, the Spinners made their debut at the Apollo Theater and won instant acclaim, a rare feat at the time.... Continue Bio >>


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