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The Whispers - Rock Steady

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Formed in LA in 1964, the Whispers have certainly taken a “slow and steady” career course in which they have quietly become one of the most successful modern soul groups. They continued to be a mid level charting act throughout the 70s but gained momentum toward the end of the decade with tha album Headlights and memorable hits like “Olivia,” “All The Way” and a cover of Bread’s “Make It With You.”

The 80s brought a string of monster soul chart success for the Whispers, though crossover success was more limited. The group appeared to lose steam in the second half of the decade, but a hot dance tune written by then-unknown Deele member Babyface brought the Whispers back, as the excellent “Rock Steady” shot to the top of Pop, Soul and Dance charts.

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Did they produce the music themselves, or was there someone behind the scenes?

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