Tavares

Profile:
Soul - funk disco band
Formed in 1959 as The Del-Rios as backing vocal group for Linda Steele (2). After disbanding they renamed Chubby And The Turnpikes - four Cape Verdean - American brothers, born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island, they would later move to New Bedford, Massachusetts. They were signed at Capitol Records in 1967 and released three singles. They were renamed Tavares in the 70's. They had a No.1 R'n'B hit with their cover of Daryl Hall & John Oates' "She's Gone" in 1974. Their biggest hit is 1975's "It Only Takes A Minute" , covered in 1992 by Take That and "Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel". They have duetted with Freda Payne for "I Wanna See You Soon" in 1977. They appeared in the soundtrack of "Saturday Night Fever" and gained a Grammy award with their rendition of Bee Gees' "More Than A Woman" in 1978. After ten albums recorded for Capitol Records (produced by Johnny Bristol, the duo Brian Potter and Dennis Lambert, Freddie Perren, Bobby Martin, Benjamin Wright and Bobby Colomby, Alan Abrahams (2)) in 1980 they were signed to RCA Victor for two albums (produced by Jay Senter, Kenny Nolan, Richard Wyatt Jr., Leon Sylvers, Wardell Potts and Dana Meyers). Ralph Tavares left the group in 1984 and Tiny Tavares left in the mid 90's to join them again in 2009 for live concerts.
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Albums

Tavares - Check It Out album art Tavares Check It Out (Album) Capitol Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Tavares - Hard Core Poetry album art Tavares Hard Core Poetry (Album) Capitol Records Brazil 1974 Sell This Version
Tavares - In The City album art Tavares In The City (Album) Capitol Records, Haven Records Brazil 1975 Sell This Version
Tavares - Sky-High! album art Tavares Sky-High! (Album) Capitol Records Canada 1976 Sell This Version
Tavares - Love Storm album art Tavares Love Storm (Album) Capitol Records New Zealand 1977 Sell This Version
Tavares - Future Bound album art Tavares Future Bound (Album) Capitol Records Netherlands 1978 Sell This Version
RL 21-8 Tavares - The Man Machine / Future Bound album art Kraftwerk / Tavares Kraftwerk / Tavares - The Man Machine / Future Bound(LP, Transcription) AFRTS, United States Department Of Defense RL 21-8 US 1978 Sell This Version
Tavares - Madam Butterfly album art Tavares Madam Butterfly (Album) Capitol Records UK 1978 Sell This Version
Tavares - Supercharged album art Tavares Supercharged (Album) Capitol Records Portugal 1980 Sell This Version
Tavares - Love Uprising album art Tavares Love Uprising (Album) Capitol Records Venezuela 1980 Sell This Version
10C 264 086.070 Tavares - Supercharged - Supercargado album art Tavares Supercharged - Supercargado(Cass, Album) Capitol Records, EMI 10C 264 086.070 Spain 1980 Sell This Version
Tavares - Loveline album art Tavares Loveline (Album) Capitol Records, EMI Europe 1981 Sell This Version
Tavares - New Directions album art Tavares New Directions (Album) RCA Victor Indonesia 1982 Sell This Version
PL-14357 Tavares - New Direction  (Nuevas Direcciones) album art Tavares New Direction (Nuevas Direcciones)(LP, Album) RCA Victor PL-14357 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
Tavares - Words And Music album art Tavares Words And Music (Album) RCA Victor Canada 1983 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Tavares - That's The Sound That Lonely Makes album art Tavares That's The Sound That Lonely Makes (Single) Capitol Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Tavares - Check It Out / The Judgment Day album art Tavares Check It Out / The Judgment Day (Single) Capitol Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Tavares - Remember What I Told You To Forget / My Ship album art Tavares Remember What I Told You To Forget / My Ship (Single) Capitol Records US 1974 Sell This Version
Tavares - She's Gone / Check It Out album art Tavares She's Gone / Check It Out Capitol Records, Starline, Haven Records US 1974 Sell This Version
Tavares - Too Late / Leave It Up To The Lady album art Tavares Too Late / Leave It Up To The Lady (Single) Capitol Records US 1974 Sell This Version
Tavares - She's Gone album art Tavares She's Gone (Single) Capitol Records Germany 1974 Sell This Version
CP 585 Tavares My Ship(7", Single) Capitol Records CP 585 New Zealand 1974 Sell This Version
Tavares - It Only Takes A Minute / Remember What I Told You To Forget album art Tavares It Only Takes A Minute / Remember What I Told You To Forget (Single) Capitol Records, Starline, Haven Records US 1975 Sell This Version
Tavares - Free Ride album art Tavares Free Ride (Single) Capitol Records, Capitol Records US 1975 Sell This Version
Tavares - It Only Takes A Minute album art Tavares It Only Takes A Minute (Single) Capitol Records, Haven Records Spain 1975 Sell This Version