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Can you name the famous musicians/singers from Philadelphia ?

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

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