The Tams

    The Tams

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    The Tams

    The Tams

    • The Tams

    The Tams

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    Be Young Be Foolish Be HappyThe Tams
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    What Kind of FoolThe Tams
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    Untie MeThe Tams

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        A "beach" music favorite, Atlanta's Tams were among the more popular up-tempo soul groups of the '60s, although they were never able to break Motown's pop stranglehold. Joseph Pope's gravelly voiced leads were their selling point. He was joined by his brother Charles, Robert Smith, Floyd Ashton, and Horace Key. They began on Swan in 1960, then landed their first hit with "Untie Me" for Arlen in 1962. It peaked at number 12 on the R&B charts (number 11 pop). They moved to ABC-Par... Read more

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