The Tams are an American vocal group from Atlanta, Georgia, who enjoyed their greatest chart success in the 1960s, and the 1970s, and most improbably in the 1980s. Two separate lineups of the group continue to perform and record. One lineup, called 'The Original Tams with R. L. Smith', features original member Robert Lee Smith, and the other lineup is under the leadership of Charles Pope, the brother of co-founder Joe Pope.
The band formed in 1960, and took their name from the Tam o'shanter hats they wore on stage. By 1962, they had a hit single on Arlen Records. "Untie Me", a Joe South composition, became a Top 20 on the Billboard R&B chart. The follow-up releases largely failed until 1964, when "What Kind of Fool (Do You Think I Am)", reached the Top 10 on the US Billboard Hot 100. The song spent three weeks at number one on the Cash Box R&B chart. Many of their popular hits were written byЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- What Kind of Fool (Do You Think I Am) / Laugh It Off [1963, сингл]
- Presenting [1964, альбом]
- Hey Girl Don't Bother Me [1971, сингл]
- Dancing Mood [сборник]
- Tams 15 Greatest Hits [сборник]
- The Best of [сборник]
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