Greatest Soul and R&B Groups of the 60s and 70s

The Top Ten

1 The Isley Brothers

Ahh... Summer Breeze... Wonderful. - Britgirl

2 The Spinners
3 The Temptations The Temptations are an American vocal group notable for their success with Motown Records during the 1960s and 1970s.
4 The O'Jays
5 The Jackson 5 The Jackson 5, or Jackson Five, also known as The Jacksons in later years, is an American popular music group. Formed in 1963 under the name the Jackson Brothers, the founding members were Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, and Marlon.

Mostly too poppy.

6 Commodores
7 The Stylistics
8 The Gap Band
9 The Whispers
10 Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes

The Contenders

11 The Four Tops
12 Ray Charles and the Raylettes
13 The Meters
14 Sly and the Family Stone Sly and the Family Stone was an American band from San Francisco. Active from 1967 to 1983, the band was pivotal in the development of funk, soul, rock, and psychedelic music.
15 Sam and Dave
16 Paul Butterfield Blues Band
17 Earth, Wind & Fire Earth, Wind & Fire is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin, and Afro pop. They have been described as one of the most innovative and commercially successful bands of all time.
18 The S.O.S. Band
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