Famous Philadelphians: Music

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Can you name the famous musicians/singers from Philadelphia ?

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

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