The O’Jays

Formed 1958
The O’Jays
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/960x540/p01bqhh4.jpg
1958
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/8153c6ef-026c-481f-b081-974f2c948d9f
The O’Jays

The O’Jays Biography (Wikipedia)

The O'Jays are an American R&B group from Canton, Ohio, formed in 1958 and originally consisting of Eddie Levert (born June 16, 1942), Walter Williams (born August 25, 1943), William Powell (January 20, 1942 – May 26, 1977), Bobby Massey and Bill Isles. The O'Jays made their first chart appearance with "Lonely Drifter" in 1963, but reached their greatest level of success once Gamble & Huff, a team of producers and songwriters, signed them to their Philadelphia International label in 1972. With Gamble & Huff, the O'Jays (now a trio after the departure of Isles and Massey) emerged at the forefront of Philadelphia soul with "Back Stabbers" (1972), and topped the Billboard Hot 100 the following year with "Love Train". Numerous other hits followed through the 1970s and into the 1980s and 1990s, and The O'Jays were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2004, and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.


The O’Jays Tracks

Sort by

The O’Jays
Love Train
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhh4.jpg
link
Love Train
The O’Jays
I Love Music
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhh4.jpg
link
I Love Music
The O’Jays
Back Stabbers
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhh4.jpg
link
Back Stabbers
The O’Jays
For the Love of Money
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhh4.jpg
link
For the Love of Money
The O’Jays
Use Ta Be My Girl
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhh4.jpg
link
Use Ta Be My Girl
The O’Jays
Brandy
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhh4.jpg
link
Brandy
The O’Jays
Darlin' Darlin' Baby (Sweet Tender Love)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhh4.jpg
link
Darlin' Darlin' Baby (Sweet Tender Love)
The O’Jays
For The Love of Money (Dj XS Edit)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhh4.jpg
link
For The Love of Money (Dj XS Edit)
Load more tracks
Playlists featuring The O’Jays

Performances & Interviews from Similar Artists

Back to artist