R.B. Greaves
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Take A Letter, Maria
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(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Whiter Shade Of Pale
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This Is Soul

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R.B. Greaves

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Ronald Bertram Greaves had an interesting family background and history, one that was actually more significant than his R&B track record. Greaves was born on an Air Force base in what was then British Guyana and grew up on a Seminole reservation. The nephew of Sam Cooke, Greaves moved to England in 1963, and was lead singer of Sonny Childe & the TNT's. He had his moment of glory in 1969 with "Take a Letter Maria," a fine song blending soap opera narrative and soulful vocals tha... Read more

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