SoulTracks Looks Back: The Tavares Brothers "Never Had a Love Like This"

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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 Biography).

And among their many huge hits was a sometimes forgotten midtempo that shot to the top 10 in 1979. We're talking about the fantastic "Never Had A Love Like this Before." Check it out again below.

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 Biography).

And among their many huge hits was a sometimes forgotten midtempo that shot to the top 10 in 1979. We're talking about the fantastic "Never Had A Love Like this Before." Check it out again below.

 
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