BC: INDIANA PRELUDE R&B/SOUL
FC: INDIANA PRELUDE R&B/SOUL | BOOK TWO
1: This is just a sample of the R&B and Soul entertainers who were either born/raised or left their roots in Indiana. Copyright 2010 By Larry Goshen
7: LES (The Bear) TAYLOR from Indianapolis performed and recorded with Bill Doggett.
10: Original member David Lerchey (far right in photo) was born in New Albany, Indiana. The group became popular in 1957 with their smash hit, "Come Go With Me."
11: Mostly popular for his Jazz guitar, Montgomery hit the pop/soul market in the mid sixties with such titles as "California Dreaming," "Goin' Out of My Head" and the Beatles, "A Day In The Life."
13: JIMI HENDRIX & AL YOUNG 1950's
15: The Spinners in 1961 appeared on Dick Clark's American Bandstand with their hit recording of "That's What Girls Are Made For," released on the TRI-PHI label. Original member Billy Henderson was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana.
16: Indianapolis born Thurston Harris was one of the original members of the famous doo-wop group The Lamplighters. They recorded many classic songs on the Federal Record label. Thurston later became popular with his own hit recording of "Little Bitty Pretty One."
17: The Spaniels, from Gary, Indiana were famous for their recording of "Goodnite Sweetheart." | Junior Walker (Autry Dewalt Mixon) was not from Indiana, but was raised in South Bend. His first band was formed in South Bend, Indiana.
18: HIGH LIGHTERS
22: BILLY BALL & THE UPSETTERS | Above photo with singer ROOSEVELT MATHEWS
23: WORDS OF WISDOM
24: NU-CLICHE | BILLY WOOTEN
25: TOGETHERNESS IS