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    Posted: Jun 10 2007 at 8:25am
Newark in it's hey-day had many clubs were all the greats played from Jazz to R&B.......
Here are a few Artists that hail from Newark:
 
LINDA JONES
 
THE ESCORTS (Linda's brother introduced the group to Linda & George Kerr, the group that recorded in Rahway Prison)
JOE EVANS "CARNIVAL LABEL"
 
BARBARA BROWN
 
THE LOVETTES
 
HERMAN LUBINSKY, SR.'S  "SAVOY LABEL"
 
JIMMY SCOTT (lived there on & off for many years 1950's & 80's)
 
SARAH VAUGHN
 
JAMES MOODY
 
COLEMAN LANDERS
 
THE COLEMAN BROTHERS
 
THE DRINKARD SINGERS
 
DIONNE WARWICK
 
DEE DEE WARWICK
 
CISSY HOUSTON
 
WHITNEY HOUSTON
 
LEROI JONES (AMARI BARAKA)
 
BABS GONZALEZ
 
FRANKIE VALLI (Four Seasons)
 
TOMMY DEVITO (Four Seasons)
 
JOE PESCI
 
CONNIE FRANCES
 
TIMOTHY WILSON (lives there now)
 
EUGENE PITT (lives there now)
 
SAVION GLOVER
 
QUEEN LATIFAH
 
Manny, many more.......
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Gwen Guthrie
 
Sidney Barnes
 
George Kerr
 
Linda Jones
 
George Blackwell
 
George Clinton and co. (commuted back and forth to Plainsfield, NJ)
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Yes, Kitten.  George worked as a barber in Newark in the early days.
 
 
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