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Can you name the famous musicians/singers from Philadelphia ?

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

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