Tavares

Tavares

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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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Tavares Discography

Albums

Tavares Check It Out (Album) Capitol Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Tavares Hard Core Poetry (Album) Capitol Records Brazil 1974 Sell This Version
Tavares In The City (Album) Capitol Records Brazil 1975 Sell This Version
Tavares Sky-High! (Album) Capitol Records, EMI Canada 1976 Sell This Version
Tavares Love Storm (Album) Capitol Records New Zealand 1977 Sell This Version
Tavares Future Bound (Album) Capitol Records UK 1978 Sell This Version
Tavares Madam Butterfly (Album) Capitol Records UK 1978 Sell This Version
Tavares Supercharged (Album) Capitol Records Italy 1980 Sell This Version
Tavares Love Uprising (Album) Capitol Records Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
Tavares Loveline (Album) Capitol Records, EMI Europe 1981 Sell This Version
Tavares New Directions (Album) RCA Victor Indonesia 1982 Sell This Version
Tavares Words And Music (Album) RCA Victor Canada 1983 Sell This Version
PLAY077 Tavares Tavares(CD, Album) Play 24-7 PLAY077 UK 2007 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Tavares That's The Sound That Lonely Makes (Single) Capitol Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Tavares Check It Out / The Judgment Day (Single) Capitol Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Tavares She's Gone / Check It Out Capitol Records US 1974 Sell This Version
Tavares Remember What I Told You To Forget / My Ship (Single) Capitol Records US 1974 Sell This Version
Tavares Too Late / Leave It Up To The Lady (Single) Capitol Records US 1974 Sell This Version
Tavares She's Gone Capitol Records Germany 1974 Sell This Version
P-4010 Tavares My Ship(7", Promo) Capitol Records P-4010 US 1974 Sell This Version
Tavares Free Ride (Single) Capitol Records, Capitol Records US 1975 Sell This Version
Tavares It Only Takes A Minute (Single) Capitol Records, Haven Records Spain 1975 Sell This Version
Tavares The Love I Never Had Capitol Records US 1975 Sell This Version
3C 000 70057 Tavares / Al Martino Tavares / Al Martino - It Only Takes A Minute / Volare(7", Jukebox) Capitol Records 3C 000 70057 Italy 1975 Sell This Version
Tavares Don't Take Away The Music (Single) Capitol Records, Capitol Records Canada 1976 Sell This Version