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Little Anthony and the Imperialslocked

  • Steve Otfinoski


American rhythm-and-blues vocal group. The group, fronted by dramatic tenor “Little Anthony” (b Jerome Anthony Gourdine, New York, NY, 8 Jan 1940), with Ernest Wright Jr., Tracy Lord, Glouster Rogers, and Clarence Collins, formed in Brooklyn in 1957 as the Chesters, later changing their name to the Imperials. Their first recording session for End Records in ...

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