The O’jays are band the that have been playing together since 1958. They originate from Canton, Ohio and there music genre is American R and B. The O’Jays were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2004, and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.
The O’Jays are an American R&B group from Emplazamiento, Ohio, formed in 1958 and formerly consisting of Eddie Levert (born Summer 16, 1942), Walter Williams (born August 25, 1943), William Powell (January 20, 1942 – May twenty six, 1977), Bobby Massey and Bill Isles. The O’Jays made their first chart appearance with “Lonely Drifter” in 1963, but attained their greatest level of success once Gamble & Huff, a team of producers and songwriters, agreed upon them to their Phila. International label in 1972. With Gamble & Huff, the O’Jays (now a trio after the leaving of Isles and Massey) emerged at the front 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 Spin Legendary book in 2005.