SHINYL.CO.UK

ADY CRAMPTON CHATS TO THE STARS

Robert Upchurch of The Trammps

April 28, 2021

The Trammps, hailing from Philadelphia, were one of the first disco bands. They had major successes with Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart, Hold Back The Night and, of course, the grammy award winning Disco Inferno.

Here, Robert Upchurch recounts his life in music, including making the transition from being a solo artist to becoming a member of one of the hottest selling disco acts of the 70s, a legacy which he keeps alive today:

 

To keep up-to-date with all The Trammps news and recordings, check out their webpage 

 

LATEST INTERVIEWS

Robert Cotter

Robert Cotter

New York City was rightly acknowledged to be the disco epicentre of the world in the mid-70s with local talent bubbling beneath as well as above the surface. The Big Apple Band, featuring Robert Cotter, Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards was one such group that deserved...

read more
Shirley Jones of The Jones Girls

Shirley Jones of The Jones Girls

The Jones Girls burst onto the global music scene in 1979 with their hit single You're Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else. This was the start of a very successful period at Philadelphia International Ltd during which they released 5 albums, but it didn't start or even...

read more
Ken Henderson & Alfonso Jones

Ken Henderson & Alfonso Jones

Following a chance meeting while on R&R from the USAF, Ken Henderson and Alfonso Jones struck up a lifelong friendship and soonafter, the much sought after modern soul track I'm Gonna Get Ya was born. Here the guys recount that meeting and its fruit, as well as...

read more
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages