The Falcons have been an American rhythm and blues vocal group, a few of whose members went on to be influential in soul music. The Falcons shaped in 1955 in Detroit, Michigan on the Mercury Information imprint.
After personnel adjustments in 1956, The Falcons had hits for the Lupine Information label with the million promoting “You’re So Positive” (1959), and “I Discovered A Love” (1962).
The group have been recording underneath the manufacturing wing of Robert West, who gave the group a gospel music sound and recorded the singers on his personal Flick label. Joe Stubbs was lead singer on the hits “Simply For Your Love” (1959) and “The Trainer” (1960) earlier than Wilson Pickett changed him in 1960.
After 1963, the Fabulous Playboys took over the Falcons identify. The later group comprised Carlis ‘Sonny’ Monroe, James Gibson, Johnny Alvin, and Alton Hollowell. This group made the R&B chart in 1966, with “Standing On Guard.” Yt