Personalities | Boyz II Men | Nineties | Rock

(Vocal group, 1988–present)

The sound of Motown in the early 1990s was the harmonies of this R&B vocal group. Wanya ‘Squirt’ Morris, Michael ‘Bass’ McCary, Shawn ‘Slim’ Stockman and Nathan ‘Alex-Vanderpool’ Morris formed when students at a Philadelphia High School. Their first two albums Cooleyhighharmony (1991) and II (1994) spawned monster hit singles like ‘One Sweet Day’ and ‘On Bended Knee’. By Full Circle (2000) the romantic boys were men with families and thus less popular to girls….

Styles & Forms | Nineties | Rock
Personalities | Boyzone | Nineties | Rock

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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