Famous Philadelphians: Music

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Can you name the famous musicians/singers from Philadelphia ?

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Critically acclaimed hip-hop group; house band for 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon'
His 'Adagio for Strings' became the theme for the film 'Platoon'
Artist formerly known as the Fresh Prince
Her group's 'Lady Marmalade' was a 70's hit
Her #1 'cheerleader' song was also an early MTV hit
Groundbreaking saxophonist; died in 1967 at age 40
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
1970's soul group that launched the career of Teddy Pendergrass
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')
1970's band ( 'Disco Inferno')
Dance craze spokesman whose stage name was inspired by Fats Domino
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She sang 'My Country, 'Tis of Thee' from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial
Early doo-wop group who recorded 'At the Hop' and 'Rock n' Roll is Here to Stay'
Tongue-in-cheek rock band ('Punk Rock Girl', 'Bitchin' Camaro')
80's band that had a hit with 'And We Danced' and also wrote Cyndi Lauper hit 'Time After Time'
One-hit wonder (1972's 'Me and Mrs. Jones)
His 'Rock Around the Clock' is widely considered the first rock n' roll hit
Born in Philadelphia in 1915; Diana Ross portrayed her in a 1972 film
Born Garrett Dutton III, he likes cold beverages
'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'
One-hit wonder garage band of the 60's ('Expressway to Your Heart')
Close-harmony men's R&B group ('End of the Road')
Formed 1960's band The Nazz but became famous as solo artist and producer

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