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Isley Brothers

Formed 1954

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
1. Isley Brothers Marker
Inscription.  Starting with their 1959 hit "Shout," the Isley Brothers appeared on the Billboard charts for an incredible seven consecutive decades. Their other hits include the 1962 classic "Twist & Shout," the 1969 Grammy-winner "It's Your Thing," and the 1957 anthem "Fight the Power." Ronald and Ernie Isley moved to St. Louis in 1998. They released the double platinum album "Eternal" in 2001, which yielded the top 20 hit "Contagious," and their next album "Body Kiss" reached #1 in 2003. Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1992, the Isley Brothers again reached the top 10 in 2017 with their collaborative album "Power of Peace."
 
Erected 2019 by St. Louis Walk of Fame.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Grammy Award Winners 🎶, and the Missouri, St. Louis Walk of Fame series lists.
 
Location. 38° 39.324′ N, 90° 17.881′ W. Marker is in West End in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is
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on Delmar Boulevard east of North Skinker Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6161 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. T Bone Burnett (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Hart Benton (a few steps from this marker); William Holden (a few steps from this marker); Movies and Music in the Delmar Loop (within shouting distance of this marker); Scott Bakula (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Hampton (within shouting distance of this marker); Tim McCarver (within shouting distance of this marker); Ntozake Shange (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West End.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 29, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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Nov. 28, 2020