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They started out in the late 1950s as a doo-wop group in Detroit. They performed on the Motown label in the 1960s, but became famous after moving to Atlantic Records in the 1970s. See more trivia »
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 2014 True Blood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Lost Cause (2014) ... (performer: "Could It Be I'm Falling In Love (Henry Street Remix)" - uncredited)
 2014 About Last Night (performer: "Rubberband Man")
 2012 Suits (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Discovery (2012) ... (performer: "Rubberband Man" - uncredited)
 2012 The Three Stooges (performer: "It's A Shame")
 2011 Violet & Daisy (performer: "Love Don't Love Nobody")
 2010 Multiple Sarcasms (performer: "I'll Be Around")
 2009 The Cleveland Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- From Bed to Worse (2009) ... (performer: "I'll Be Around" - uncredited)
 2008 Soul Power (Documentary) (performer: "One Of A Kind (Love Affair)")
 2008 Of Time and the City (Documentary) (performer: "Dirty Old Town")
 2006 The Holiday (performer: "It's a Shame" (1970))
 2006 Akeelah and the Bee (performer: "Rubberband Man" (1976))
 2006 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates the Gout (2006) ... (performer: "It's a Shame")
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' (performer: "I'll Be Around (Whenever You Want Me)")
 2005 Beauty Shop (performer: "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love" (1973))
 2004 My Date with Drew (Documentary) (performer: "Working My Way Back to You")
 2003 Radio (performer: "Rubberband Man" (1976), "I'll Be Around (Whenever You Want Me)" (1973))
 2003 The Disco Ball (TV Special) (performer: "Working My Way Back to You")
 2002 The West Wing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Process Stories (2002) ... (performer: "It's a Shame" - uncredited)
 2000 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Convention (2000) ... ("The Rubberband Man", uncredited)
 1998 That '70s Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Eric's Birthday (1998) ... (performer: "The Rubberband Man")
 1997 Donnie Brasco (performer: "Working My Way Back To You" (1979))
 1996 Beautiful Girls (performer: "Could It Be I'm Falling In Love")
 1996 When We Were Kings (Documentary) (performer: "I'm Coming Home")
 1995 Dead Presidents (performer: "I'll Be Around")
 1994 Crooklyn (performer: "Mighty Love")
 1988 Twins (performer: "BROTHER TO BROTHER")
 1987 Spaceballs (performer: "Spaceballs")
 1986 Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (performer: "Mighty Love")
 1981 Stripes (performer: "Rubberband Man")
 1980 Inside Moves (performer: "Just Be Free")
 1973-1980 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 13 March 1980 (1980) ... (performer: "Working My Way Back to You - Forgive Me Girl (Medley)" - as The Detroit Spinners)
- Episode dated 28 April 1977 (1977) ... (performer: "Could it Be I'm Falling in Love" - as The Detroit Spinners)
- Episode dated 10 February 1977 (1977) ... (performer: "Wake Up Susan" - as The Detroit Spinners)
- Episode dated 7 October 1976 (1976) ... (performer: "Rubberband Man" - as The Detroit Spinners)
- Episode dated 11 October 1973 (1973) ... (performer: "Ghetto Child" - as The Detroit Spinners)
 1973 The Midnight Special (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.20 (1973) ... (performer: "One Of A Kind (Love Affair)", "I'll Be Around", "Could It Be I'm Falling In Love")
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Had #1 song in 1975, "They Don't Stop It--Games People Play" (Atlantic) See more »

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Called the Detroit Spinners in the UK because of a conflict with a British group of the same name. See more »

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