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OEP Live

OEP Live

Nov 30th 2016 @ Civic Hall

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
I Was There
Nov
30
Shalamar
Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
7:30 PM
Civic Hall
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Shalamar are one of the most successful Soul groups of all time selling 25 million albums worldwide - this is their story.

Soul Train producer Dick Griffey had the idea of a Soul Train singing group and drafted in Jeffrey to start forming the band. Jeffrey was hugely popular with the American public and it made sense to build on this. When asked if he knew a female singer, Jeffrey immediately sought Mickey Braiden a cousin of the De Barge family singing group. Unfortunately she was pregnant at the time. As a result Jeffrey began rehearsing Jody Watley whom he and his family had known from his church since she was 12 years old. She was in her final year of high school and loved to rehearse to Diana Ross and Barbara Streisand records. After auditioning for Dick Griffey she was included in the line up. Gary Mumford who actually sings on 'Uptown Festival' was the third member of the new group named 'SHALAMAR'.


VIP package is available including front/second row reserved seats, meet and greet with Shalamar, photo/autograph opportunity and signed programme. To book a VIP Package contact Susan Stock OEP Live ! Media/Artist/Customer Liaison Tel: 01256 416384 Mob: 07795 387108 Email: thestocks@ntlworld.com