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Tavares' Third Era Brings UK Breakthrough

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, July 1976

If Heaven is missing an angel, then that winged spirit must be smiling down on the brothers Tavares. They've really broken through internationally and plans ...

Tavares: Sky High Tavares

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 28 August 1976

THOUGH Tavares are scoring for the first time in Britain with 'Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel', the quintet of brothers has been together as ...

Natalie Cole, Tavares: New Victoria Theatre, London

Live Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, 9 October 1976

NATALIE COLE is an MOR sophisticated lady, right? An exceptional singer in the mould of Aretha Franklin who's chosen to, or been persuaded to, don ...

Tavares: The Supergroup Of All Time

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, November 1976

The five brothers are really buzzin' at this moment in time. Will they go on to become the biggest Soul group of all time? ...

Tavares: Kickin' Up A Storm Internationally

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, April 1977

The guys say a big thank you for their B&S award and talk about their hectic schedule in coming months...records, tours, a movie. They've really ...

The Sylvers: Something Special (Capitol ST 11580); Tavares: Love Storm (Capitol ST AO-11628)

Review by Joe McEwen, Rolling Stone, 14 July 1977

I KNOW, I know. I'm not supposed to admit liking a record by the Sylvers, much less write about it. Even my girlfriend, who prefers ...

Tavares: City Hall, Newcastle

Live Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, 15 April 1978

ANGELA IS a slim, pretty, 16-year-old blonde with the kind of Camay complexion and wide-eyed innocent appeal that drives randy old journalists into that wretched ...

Tavares: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, 23 December 1978

TAVARES SEEM assured of fairly attentive, appreciative concert audiences for some time to come because they've managed to compile quite a sizeable catalogue of hits ...

Tavares: Madame Butterfly (Capitol)

Review by Simon Frith, Melody Maker, 7 April 1979

MADAME Butterfly opens with the familiar dance floor sounds – brass riff, flowing strings punched out guitars, tightly strung percussion – but this isn't really ...

Tavares: Tired Of That Flip Flop Music

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, May 1979

UNTIL THEY got caught up in the mad disco scramble – though admittedly they were one of the trendsetting groups in that category – the ...


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