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The O'Jays - Serious Affair

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Serious Affair / The O'Jays Written by Eddie W. Levert, Sr. & Dwain Mitchell Produced & Arranged by Eddie W. Levert, Sr. *1997 from the 26th studio album "Love You To Tears" (July 15, 1997) Volcano Records Credits Vocal Arrangements - Eddie W. Levert, Sr. Lead Vocals - Eddie W. Levert, Sr. & Walter Williams Background Vocals - The O'Jays All Keyboards - Dwain Mitchell & Niles McKinney ・Additional Keyboards Edwin "Tony" Nicholas & Gerald Levert ・Drums, Keyboard Programming & All Sequencing Dwain Mitchell ・Guitar - Randy Bowland Length album version 5:06 Notes ・The O'Jays American R&B group from Canton, Ohio, United States The ensemble was created out as a quintet of vocalists later becoming a three man group during their most famous recording period in the mid 1970's at Philadelphia International Records The original lineup included Walter Williams, Bill Isles, Bobby Massey William Powell and Eddie Levert becoming a threesome following the departure of Bill Isles and Bobby Massey from the group during the late Sixties The group members attended Canton McKinley High School in the late Fifties singing under the name of the Triumphs They changed their name later to the Mascots in 1960 changing their name again to the O'Jays in 1963 a tribute to the local Cleveland Radio Disc Jockey, Eddie O'Jay The O'Jays Group Members ・Eddie W. Levert, Sr. Edward "Eddie" Levert (born June 16, 1942, Bessemer, Alabama, United States) (raised in Canton, Ohio, United States) American singer, lead vocalist of vocal group, The O'Jays Levert is the father of the late R&B singers Gerald Levert and Sean Levert ・Walter Williams Walter L. Williams, Sr. (born August 25, 1943, Canton, Ohio, United States) American singer, lead vocalist of vocal group, The O'Jays ・Eric Nolan Grant (Cleveland, Ohio, United States) American vocalist and songwriter At the age of nineteen Eric realized that he wanted a career in music He was a member of the Cleveland singing group The Deltones during his teen years. His professional singing career commenced as background vocal for Dennis Edwards of The Temptations. During this time he also launched a solo career in 1984. After several years Eric departed to Detroit, Michigan and teamed up with songstress Jeanie Lyles to form a duet called E & J. After spending four years in Detroit he returned home to Cleveland to sing background vocals for late R&B superstar Gerald LeVert. He toured with Eddie and Gerald LeVert during their memorable Father and Son Tour for which he received a Gold Record Award for his contribution as a background vocalist. After touring for one year, Eric successfully auditioned for a gig as a member of the legendary OJays Eric Grant's been with The O'Jays since 1995