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

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