Famous Philadelphians: Music

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Can you name the famous musicians/singers from Philadelphia ?

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

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