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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Albums

ST-11258 Tavares - Check It Out album art Tavares Check It Out (Album) Capitol Records ST-11258 US 1973 Sell This Version
ST-11316 Tavares - Hard Core Poetry album art Tavares Hard Core Poetry (Album) Capitol Records ST-11316 Brazil 1974 Sell This Version
ST-11396 Tavares - In The City album art Tavares In The City (Album) Capitol Records, Haven Records ST-11396 Brazil 1975 Sell This Version
ST-11533 Tavares - Sky-High! album art Tavares Sky-High! (Album) Capitol Records ST-11533 Canada 1976 Sell This Version
STAO 11628 Tavares - Love Storm album art Tavares Love Storm (Album) Capitol Records STAO 11628 New Zealand 1977 Sell This Version
SW-11719 Tavares - Future Bound album art Tavares Future Bound (Album) Capitol Records SW-11719 US 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
EA-ST 11874, 0C 064 85 755 Tavares - Madam Butterfly album art Tavares Madam Butterfly (Album) Capitol Records EA-ST 11874, 0C 064 85 755 UK 1978 Sell This Version
SLEM - 857 Tavares - Madam Butterfly album art Tavares Madam Butterfly(LP, Album) Capitol Records SLEM - 857 Mexico 1979 Sell This Version
ST-493 Tavares - Love Uprising album art Tavares Love Uprising (Album) Capitol Records ST-493 Venezuela 1980 Sell This Version
31C 064 86070 Tavares - Supercharged album art Tavares Supercharged (Album) Capitol Records 31C 064 86070 Brazil 1980 Sell This Version
1A 064-400033, 1A 064-400 033 Tavares - Loveline album art Tavares Loveline (Album) Capitol Records, EMI 1A 064-400033, 1A 064-400 033 Europe 1981 Sell This Version
AVI - 5037 Tavares - New Directions album art Tavares New Directions (Album) RCA Victor AVI - 5037 Argentina 1982 Sell This Version
AFL1-4700 Tavares - Words And Music album art Tavares Words And Music (Album) RCA Victor AFL1-4700 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
88697996212 Tavares - S.O.U.L. album art Tavares S.O.U.L.(CD, Album) Sony Music 88697996212 US 2012 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

3794 Tavares - That's The Sound That Lonely Makes album art Tavares That's The Sound That Lonely Makes (Single) Capitol Records 3794 US 1973 Sell This Version
3674 Tavares - Check It Out / The Judgment Day album art Tavares Check It Out / The Judgment Day (Single) Capitol Records 3674 US 1973 Sell This Version
3794 Tavares - That's The Sound That Lonely Makes album art Tavares That's The Sound That Lonely Makes(7", 3:1) Capitol Records 3794 US 1973 Sell This Version
A-6243 Tavares - She's Gone / Check It Out album art Tavares She's Gone / Check It Out Capitol Records, Starline, Haven Records A-6243 US 1974 Sell This Version
P-3882 Tavares - Too Late / Leave It Up To The Lady album art Tavares Too Late / Leave It Up To The Lady (Single) Capitol Records P-3882 US 1974 Sell This Version
P-4010 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 P-4010 US 1974 Sell This Version
1C 006-81 787 Tavares - She's Gone album art Tavares She's Gone (Single) Capitol Records 1C 006-81 787 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
CP 585 Tavares My Ship(7", Single) Capitol Records CP 585 New Zealand 1974 Sell This Version
3957 Tavares She's Gone(7", Mono, Promo) Capitol Records 3957 US 1974 Sell This Version
3957 Tavares - She's Gone album art Tavares She's Gone(7") Capitol Records 3957 US 1974 Sell This Version