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The Spinners were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as performers in 2023.

The Spinners

They came to define the Philadelphia Sound, redefining the impact of rhythm & blues.

The Spinners remain one of the most beloved R&B vocal groups in the world celebrated by fans and artists alike. More on 

Black-and-white promotional photograph of the Spinners. Members are wearing white suit pants, white shoes, dark jacket and bowties. Three are seated in the front and two are standing.Program with orange backgroud. Color photograph of the members of the Spinners in bottom third.Cover of a Spinners program. Color photograph of Spinners on stage with audience. Members are wearing blue pants and vests with white collared shirts.Black-and-white promotional photograph of the Spinners. Two members are sitting casually in folding chairs with three members standing behind.

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Spotify Playlist


Commercial video from the Library's collection can be found here. See examples below.


Commercial audio from the Library's collection can be found here. See examples below.


Archival Resources

Listed below are notable collections and items from the Rock Hall's Archives. You can find more by searching our catalog here

Rock's Backpages Articles

Free articles are available on Rock's Backpages through the Free on RBP link. The articles below may require you to be on-site at the Library & Archives in order to read them.

Influence & Legacy

The Spinners were influenced by...

  • The Miracles
  • The Flamingos
  • The Four Tops

The Spinners inspired people like...

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