Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10104

The Three Degrees were founded in 1963 in Philadelphia, PA. They are the protegees' of producer/songwriter Richard Barrett. The Trio's original lineup was Fayette Pinkney, Linda Turner and Shirley Porter. Valerie Holiday, Helen Scott, and Sheila Ferguson (Lead) would sign on later with the group. The beautiful ladies of The Three Degrees had an incredible sound like none before them or ever since! Their soaring tight harmonies, combined with their brilliant vocals and musical arrangements, put them in an exceptional category all their own!

The Three Degrees are one of the most enduring groups of all time, spanning almost 50 years and still going strong. They have entertained generations with their million seller records, and are still touring and performing today!

The groups top charted hits include the globally recognized popular songs: "Gee Baby (I’m Sorry)", "Look In My Eyes", "Maybe", "TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)", the theme song to television’s successful Soul Train show, "Year Of Decision", "When Will I See You Again", "Take Good Care Of Yourself", "Woman In Love", "My Simple Heart", "The Runner", and "Dirty Ol' Man".

The Three Degrees songs, and overall group appeal have created a "One of a Kind" style and sound that no other group has been able to achieve to date!

Dear Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Committee,

We the undersigned, respectfully urge you to induct The Three Degrees, into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

We believe this group to have accomplished outstanding achievements in music performance, and creating a most unique sound in the music industry.
The group is beloved by generations for over 49 years, and they remain legends for their incomparable sound, and contributions to the music world!

Please give the 1960's (to present) brilliant vocal trio "The Three Degrees" strong consideration for induction into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The Undersigned

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The Induct The Three Degrees Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame petition to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10104 was written by Edward Lambese WISE GUYS and is in the category Music at GoPetition.