The Manhattans come to town

The Manhattans
The Manhattans

Afrosoul singer and guitarist Tshepiso Molosiwa, popularly known as Tshepi, has invited RnB and Soul maestros, The Manhattans to perform in Botswana for the very first time on March 15, 2019.

The Manhattans are a legendary classic R&B vocal group that managed to achieve incredible success and longevity by adapting their style to fit the ever-changing times.  Formed in the 1960s as a doo wop-influenced R&B quintet, The Manhattans reinvented themselves as sweet smooth soul balladeers during the 1970s.

In doing so, they somehow overcame the death of lead singer George Smith, and with a new frontman, Gerald Alston became more popular than they had ever been, landing an across-the-board number one hit in 1976 with ‘Kiss and Say Goodbye’. Under the leadership of Winfred ‘Blue’ Lovett (who also composed some of the group’s biggest hits), The Manhattans survived as a viable chart act well into the 1980s, over two decades after their formation.

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