THE FALCONS–“YOU’RE SO FINE”

JOE T'S SODA SHOP (JOE TROIANO'S BLOG)

Hello,  The Falcons are an R&B vocal group from Detroit, Michigan.  They were founded in 1955 by Eddie Floyd, members included Bonny “Sir Mack” Rice, Joe Stubbs (brother of the Four Tops’, Levi Stubbs), Willie Schofield and Lance Finnie.  Wilson Pickett was a member on the group from 1961-1963.  Their backing band was the Ohio Untouchables who would later become the Ohio Players.

Eddie Floyd would go on the have an outstanding solo career with hits such as his #1 R&B record,  KNOCK ON WOOD  in 1966.  He would place 18 hits on the Billboard R&B chart.  Wilson Pickett would record such classics as  IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR,  LAND OF 1000 DANCES,  MUSTANG SALLY  and  FUNKY BROADWAY  to mention a few.  He would chart 49 Billboard R&B hit records.

The Falcons first and biggest hit was their recording of  YOU’RE SO FINE  that was originally released on the Flick Records…

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