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Thin Line Between Love And Hate
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Love Gonna Pack Up (And Walk Out)
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Peace In The Valley Of Love
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I Want To Make It With You
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Bad Bold and Beautiful Girl [s]

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This group made a pair of marvelous heartache ballads in 1971, but have the unfortunate legacy of having their finest cuts turned into pop hits via covers. Lead singer Douglas Scott, whose nickname appropriately was "Smokey," Willie Holland, James Barnes, and Charles Stodghill formed in New York in 1969. They signed with Atlantic in the early '70s and had their lone R&B chart-topper in 1971, the shattering classic "Thin Line Between Love & Hate." It was also their only gold sing... Read more

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