Ollie & The Nightengales

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... read moreThis Memphis group included some excellent vocalists, although they didn't enjoy as much success as some other Stax artists. Ollie Nightingale (born Ollie Hoskins), Quincy Clifton Billops, Jr., Nelson Lesure, Bill Davis, and Rochester Neal were the original members. Billops had been in the Mad Lads...

Key songs

Ollie & The Nightengales
I Got A Sure Thing
2:38
Ollie & The Nightengales
Mellow Way You Treat Your Man
2:25
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Showered With Love
2:38
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I've Never Found A Girl
3:09
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A-B-C-D
3:50

Biography

Active: 1960s-1970s
Country Of origin: United States of America
Group Members: David Ruffin , Tommy Tate

This Memphis group included some excellent vocalists, although they didn't enjoy as much success as some other Stax artists. Ollie Nightingale (born Ollie Hoskins), Quincy Clifton Billops, Jr., Nelson Lesure, Bill Davis, and Rochester Neal were the original members. Billops had been in the Mad Lads. Their biggest single was "I Got a Sure Thing" in 1968, which made the R&B Top 20. It was also their lone hit. Nightingale left in 1970 and was replaced by Sir Mack Rice. Neal, Billops, and Davis became the Ovations in 1972. ~ Ron Wynn~ Rovi

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