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Little Antony and the Imperials

Little Anthony and the Imperials

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    Smokey Robinson
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In a New York music scene flooded with talent, Little Anthony and the Imperials were the cream of the crop.

Little Anthony and the Imperials were so talented that their voices transcended the trends, landing them hits in multiple decades and genres. Their trademark imploring vocals and confident command of the stage charmed audiences everywhere.

Hall of Fame Essay


Jerry Blavat

The story of Little Anthony & the Imperials is a story of the early days of rock & roll, when our music was new and breathtaking.

It not only reached our ears but our hearts. It’s also a story of chemistry - that special coming together of talent that makes magic happen in show business.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Program Cover 2009
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2009 Inductees Little Anthony and the Imperials

we were on the road together as kids, having a good time.

Smokey Robinson

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