Song Surgery

BONUS: Russell Thompkins, Jr. ~ The Stylistics - 2

July 19, 2021
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The Stylistics lead singer Russell Thompkins, Jr. explains why after three decades of conflict, he split from the group he helped form as a teenager.
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Hitting the road of success
Trouble on the road
Russell gets the attention
Russell is the only singer on the albums!
Who sang background?
International stardom
Disco and European song success
Tensions increase in the band
A famous singer's advice on leaving the group
Quitting The Stylistics
Settlement music school
My teachers don't know who I am
Drinking and smoking
Why do singers smoke?
Voice changes after quitting cigarettes
Being Russell
Rumors after leaving the group
Making new music
Life today