Famous Philadelphians: Music

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Can you name the famous musicians/singers from Philadelphia ?

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Smooth jazz saxist who scored a hit with 'Mr. Magic'
1970's soul group that launched the career of Teddy Pendergrass
'Colorful' singer born Alecia Beth Moore, had a #1 hit with 'So What' in 2008
His 'Rock Around the Clock' is widely considered the first rock n' roll hit
Artist formerly known as the Fresh Prince
Early doo-wop group who recorded 'At the Hop' and 'Rock n' Roll is Here to Stay'
One-hit wonder garage band of the 60's ('Expressway to Your Heart')
Born in Philadelphia in 1915; Diana Ross portrayed her in a 1972 film
Popular operatic tenor and movie star of the 1950's
Male pop duo who had six #1 hits in the 1970's and 1980's
Her #1 'cheerleader' song was also an early MTV hit
Tongue-in-cheek rock band ('Punk Rock Girl', 'Bitchin' Camaro')
Dance craze spokesman whose stage name was inspired by Fats Domino
80's band that had a hit with 'And We Danced' and also wrote Cyndi Lauper hit 'Time After Time'
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1970's band ( 'Disco Inferno')
Close-harmony men's R&B group ('End of the Road')
Her group's 'Lady Marmalade' was a 70's hit
Formed 1960's band The Nazz but became famous as solo artist and producer
Female rap artist and actress ('Let Me Blow Ya Mind')
Groundbreaking saxophonist; died in 1967 at age 40
Jazz guitarist, until recently bandleader on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
One-hit wonder (1972's 'Me and Mrs. Jones)
70's singer-songwriter killed in a 1973 plane crash
Critically acclaimed hip-hop group; house band for 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon'
His 'Adagio for Strings' became the theme for the film 'Platoon'
She sang 'My Country, 'Tis of Thee' from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial
Born Garrett Dutton III, he likes cold beverages

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