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Can you name the famous musicians/singers from Philadelphia ?

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Jazz guitarist, until recently bandleader on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
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
She sang 'My Country, 'Tis of Thee' from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial
Artist formerly known as the Fresh Prince
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
'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'
Female rap artist and actress ('Let Me Blow Ya Mind')
Critically acclaimed hip-hop group; house band for 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon'
80's band that had a hit with 'And We Danced' and also wrote Cyndi Lauper hit 'Time After Time'
Dance craze spokesman whose stage name was inspired by Fats Domino
1970's band ( 'Disco Inferno')
One-hit wonder (1972's 'Me and Mrs. Jones)
Her #1 'cheerleader' song was also an early MTV hit
1970's soul group that launched the career of Teddy Pendergrass
Male pop duo who had six #1 hits in the 1970's and 1980's
Close-harmony men's R&B group ('End of the Road')
One-hit wonder garage band of the 60's ('Expressway to Your Heart')
Tongue-in-cheek rock band ('Punk Rock Girl', 'Bitchin' Camaro')
70's singer-songwriter killed in a 1973 plane crash
Groundbreaking saxophonist; died in 1967 at age 40
His 'Adagio for Strings' became the theme for the film 'Platoon'
Born Garrett Dutton III, he likes cold beverages
Her group's 'Lady Marmalade' was a 70's hit

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