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LaBelle

radiofacts.comLabelle is a female singing group who were popular in the 1960s and 1970s. The group was formed after the disbanding of two rival girl groups in the Philadelphia/Trenton areas, the Ordettes, and the Del-Capris, forming as a new version of the former group, later changing their name to The Blue Belles (later Bluebelles). The founding members were Patti LaBelle (formerly Patricia Holt), Sundray Tucker, Nona Hendryx and Sarah Dash. Tucker left before the group cut their first record and was replaced by Cindy Birdsong.

As The Bluebelles, and later Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles, the group found success with ballads in the doo-wop genre, most notably, “Down the Aisle (The Wedding Song)”, “You’ll Never Walk Alone” and “Over the Rainbow”. After Birdsong departed from the group to join The Supremes in 1967,

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6 comments

Levan moore May 30, 2015 at 10:43 pm

What happened to the pointer sisters Martha and vandellas the shirelles the marvellettes the chantels

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Anonymous February 11, 2017 at 10:10 pm

I agree with you. This article was done by something who hasn’t done the homework.

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Natasha Ledbetter November 27, 2016 at 3:22 am

SWV, TLC? Are you serious? I know chic’s on the block who will sing circles around them. Destiny’s Child? Same thing. En Vogue is barely making it. Salt n Pepa is a completely different genre.

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Demond August 12, 2017 at 5:29 am

Who u know with distintive voice like Coko, Beyonce’ or T-boz ? Coko is a beast vocally! Ijs

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Anonymous April 18, 2017 at 12:42 pm

Also who left out the the three degrees – best soul trio of the 70s

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Anonymous February 19, 2019 at 8:22 am

Xscape can sing better than SWV. They should’ve been on the list

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