Happy Birthday Ralph Tavares

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    By Capitol Records - Billboard front cover, Public Domain, Link

    Happy birthday to Ralph Tavares of Tavares, born December 10th, 1941.

    When asked to name the Soul Music supergroups of the '70s and early '80s, folks tend to gravitate to familiar names such as Earth, Wind and Fire, the Spinners, the Commodores and the Isley Brothers.  However, five brothers from New Bedford, Massachusetts - Ralph, Tiny, Chubby, Butch and Pooch Tavares - arguably created the most consistently high quality soul music of that period.

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    Happy birthday to Ralph Tavares of Tavares, born December 10th, 1941.

    When asked to name the Soul Music supergroups of the '70s and early '80s, folks tend to gravitate to familiar names such as Earth, Wind and Fire, the Spinners, the Commodores and the Isley Brothers.  However, five brothers from New Bedford, Massachusetts - Ralph, Tiny, Chubby, Butch and Pooch Tavares - arguably created the most consistently high quality soul music of that period.

    > READ FULL BIOGRAPHY