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The O'Jays

The O'Jays (they took their name from that of their manager, Eddie O'Jay) formed in 1958 in Canton, Ohio, as The Triumphs. The group members were all students at Canton's McKinley High School. They went through a few name changes before settling on The Mascots, under which they cut several records in 1961. One of them, "Miracles", became a ... See full bio »
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 2014 Think Like a Man Too (performer: "For the Love of Money")
 2002-2014 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Pay Pal (2014) ... (performer: "Back Stabbers" - uncredited)
- The Bart Wants What It Wants (2002) ... (performer: "Use ta Be My Girl")
  Scandal (TV Series) (1 episode, 2012) (performer - 1 episode, 2014)
- We Do Not Touch the First Ladies (2014) ... (performer: "Back Stabbers" - uncredited)
- The Other Woman (2012) ... ("For The Love Of Money", uncredited)
 2013/I Lee Daniels' The Butler (performer: "Family Reunion")
 2013 Ray Donovan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Mouth Is a Mouth (2013) ... (performer: "Now that We Found Love")
  Justified (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Decoy (2013) ... (performer: "Love Train" - uncredited) / (writer: "Love Train" - uncredited)
 2012 The Roth Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Love Train-ing/Howard Stern/The Boom (2012) ... (performer: "Love Train")
 2011 The Celebrity Apprentice Australia (TV Series) (performer: "For the Love of Money")
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sporty, Rich & Sexy (2010) ... (performer: "For the Love of Money" - uncredited)
 2009 The Firm (performer: "Put Our Heads Together")
 2009 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ronnie Chase (2009) ... (performer: "Back Stabbers" - uncredited)
 2008 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 18 Results (2008) ... (performer: "Livin' for the Weekend")
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) (performer: "Give the People What They Want")
 2007 Saving Grace (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Would You Want Me to Tell You? (2007) ... (performer: "Love Train")
 2007 Eye See Me (performer: "Family Reunion", "For the Love of Money")
 2007 Pride (performer: "BACK STABBERS", "I LOVE MUSIC", "LOVE TRAIN")
 2006 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Fireflies (2006) ... (performer: "Love Train")
 2006 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates the Class President (2006) ... (performer: "Give the People What They Want")
 2006 The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Alliances (2006) ... (performer: "Back Stabbers")
 2005 The Honeymooners (performer: "For the Love of Money")
 2005/I Hitch (performer: "Love Train" (1972))
 2004 Mosca y Smith en el Once (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "For The Love Of Money")
 2004 The Apprentice (TV Series) ("For The Love Of Money")
 2003 Radio (performer: "Put Your Hands Together" (1973))
 2003 The Fighting Temptations (performer: "Loves Me Like A Rock", "Down By The Riverside/To Da River", "Come Back Home")
 2003 History Detectives (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mexican Currency/Pirate Spyglass/Railroad Station (2003) ... (performer: "For the Love of Money" - uncredited)
 2003 Freak Out (performer: "Back Stabbers", "Love Train")
 2002 Undercover Brother (performer: "Love Train")
 2002 All About the Benjamins (performer: "For the Love of Money" - as O'Jays)
 2000 The Original Kings of Comedy (Documentary) (performer: "For the Love of Money")
 2000 The '70s (TV Movie) (performer: "Love Train" - uncredited)
 1999 Muppets from Space (performer: "Survival")
 1999 Friends (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The One in Vegas: Part 1 (1999) ... (performer: "For the Love of Money" - uncredited)
 1998 The Last Days of Disco (performer: "Love Train")
 1998 Woo (performer: "Money" - as The O-Jays)
 1997 For Richer or Poorer (performer: "For the Love of Money")
 1995 Dead Presidents (performer: "Love Train")
 1994 Mixed Nuts (performer: "What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?")
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Home (1994) ... (performer: "For the Love of Money")
 1994 Above the Rim (performer: "Pour Out a Little Liquor")
 1993 Carlito's Way (performer: "I Love Music", "Back Stabbers")
 1993 Poetic Justice (performer: "Family Reunion", "Backstabbers" - as O'Jays)
 1993 Twenty Bucks (performer: "For the Love of Money")
 1992 Bébé's Kids (performer: "Can't Say Goodbye")
 1992 White Men Can't Jump (performer: "CAN YOU COME OUT AND PLAY")
 1991 Get a Life (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Health Inspector 2000 (1991) ... (performer: "For the Love of Money")
 1991 The Taking of Beverly Hills (performer: "For The Love Of Money")
 1991 Young Soul Rebels (performer: "Message In Our Music")
 1991 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Private Dancer - October 6, 1979 (1991) ... (performer: "For the Love of Money" - uncredited)
 1986 Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (performer: "For the Love of Money")
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Brother, Can You Spare a Blonde? (1985) ... (performer: "For the Love of Money")
 1979 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Patter of Little Feet (1979) ... (performer: "Sing a Happy Song")
- The Contest Nobody Could Win (1979) ... (performer: "For the Love of Money")
 1978 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 26 October 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Brandy")
- Episode dated 13 July 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Used ta Be My Girl")
- Episode dated 29 June 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Use ta Be My Girl")
 1977 Looking for Mr. Goodbar (performer: "Back Stabbers" (1972))
 1977 The Richard Pryor Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... (performer: "Work on Me")
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Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Single (as Jimmy Norman and the OJays): "Love Is Wonderful" / "What's The Word Do The Bird" (Little Star Records) See more »

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