Talk:The O'Jays

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The O'jays are one of the longest running African American singing groups of their time.

Contradiction: "Use Ta Be My Girl" was their final Top Five hit, though they continued scraping the bottom of the R&B charts throughout the 1980s. Let Me Touch You (1987; see 1987 in music) was a breakthrough of sorts, and included the #1 R&B hit "Lovin' You". If the O'Jays were "scraping the bottom of the R&B charts throughout the 1980s," how did they have a #1 R&B hit in 1987? 66.17.118.207 15:03, 16 August 2006 (UTC)

Cleveland R&B/Gospel Singers The O’Jays lived in Cleveland, Ohio from at least the 60’s until now. Eddie and his family live up the street from my Mother’s place in Shaker Heights. They are well known in the community. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Vvcmax (talkcontribs) 02:15, 24 January 2009 (UTC)

Philadelphia group??[edit]

While the O'Jays made it big with the Gamble & Huff's Sound of Philadelpiha (TSOP), the O'Jays are distinctly a N.E. Ohio based group that lived/centered their lives in and around Cleveland... Last week's tragic early passing of Eddie Levert's popular son, Gerald, proves this point, as Gerald was born and educated in greater Cleveland, Canton and Shaker Heights, respectively, and had a huge, star-studded memorial service Friday (11/18/06) in downtown Cleveland's Public Hall... so this should be changed. 151.197.39.235 22:22, 18 November 2006 (UTC)

Cleveland R&B/Gospel Singers The O’Jays lived in Cleveland, Ohio from at least the 60’s until now. Eddie and his family live up the street from my Mother’s place in Shaker Heights. They are well known in the community. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Vvcmax (talkcontribs) 02:12, 24 January 2009 (UTC)

Discography?[edit]

Article needs a discography section... -- Mattbrundage 04:43, 19 November 2006 (UTC)

Yeah, and BADLY!!! 24.7.217.221 00:23, 22 March 2007 (UTC)

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Other early O'JAY'S chart hits from the period between 1963 -1966 included "STAND IN FOR LOVE", "LIPSTICK TRACES" (WHICH THEY PERFORMED ON NATIONAL TELEVISION ON THE ABC TELEVISION SERIES, "SHIVAREE","LET IT ALL OUT",AND "WORKING ON YOUR CASE".

POST 1966 HITS INCLUDED "LOOK OVER YOUR SHOULDER" (1967),"DEEPER IN LOVE WITH YOU",(1969)"LOOKY,LOOKY (LOOK AT ME GIRL)"(1970)AND "ONE NIGHT AFFAIR"(1970). —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Ghirlandajo (talkcontribs) 10:09, 28 February 2007 (UTC).

Assessment comment[edit]

The comment(s) below were originally left at Talk:The O'Jays/Comments, and are posted here for posterity. Following several discussions in past years, these subpages are now deprecated. The comments may be irrelevant or outdated; if so, please feel free to remove this section.

Ok, I'm sufficiently confused. The main article contradicts itself in stating that the O'Jays are botha a Philadelphia group and an Ohio group. There's a brief explanation posted in the discussion pages, but the article remains ambiguous. Can anyone fix this, please? ~~Magnet For Knowledge~~

Last edited at 05:00, 20 March 2007 (UTC). Substituted at 08:17, 30 April 2016 (UTC)

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