Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose
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Singing themselves into soul music history with their huge hits "Too Late To Turn Back Now" and "Treat Her Like A Lady", they originally came out of sunny Dania Beach, Florida. Featuring brothers Edward (who wrote most of their songs) and Carter with sisters Billie Jo and Rose Cornelius, the soulful pop group started as an idea when they sung in church. She and her brothers formed "Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose" in 1969. Sister Rose already had experience playing on the road starting at age 14 with "Freddie Scott & The High Steppers", later also being in a mid-60s Vegas revue called "The Gospel Jazz Singers".Read More...
Managed initially by Dionne Warwick's father Speedy Warwick, they soon were recording for United Artists and scored hits from 1971 to 1974 with lushly orchestrated, million seller tunes such as "Treat Her Like a Lady" (1971), "Too Late to Turn Back Now" (1972), "I'm Never Gonna Be Alone Anymore" (1973), and "Don't Ever Be Lonely (A Poor Little Fool Like Me)" (1974). Sadly, though having early successes, their sweet soul sound (viewed by many fans as reminiscent of The Jackson 5 and The Supremes) did not gain much more attention as the decade came to a close. Still, their early hit singles are still heavily requested and frequently played on oldies format stations.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- Treat Her Like A Lady - 70,252 plays
- LyricsMy mama told me
She said, "Son, please beware
There's this thing called love
And it's everywhere"
She told me, "It can break your heart
- Since I Found My Baby - 6,169 plays
- Don't Ever Be Lonely (A Poor Little Fool Like Me) - 2,956 plays
- Treat Her Like A Lady Anchorman Medley - 1,943 plays
- Let Me Down Easy - 2,238 plays
- It's Too Late To Turn Back Now - 5,212 plays
- Big Time Lover - 1,913 plays
- I'm Never Gonna Be Alone Anymore - 1,935 plays
- Got to Testify (Love) - 1,043 plays