Famous Philadelphians: Music

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Can you name the famous musicians/singers from Philadelphia ?

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

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