The classic Isley Brothers track. You know Summer's here when you hear this track.

The Isley Brothers, formed in the 1950s, are an iconic American musical group known for their enduring influence on R&B, soul, and funk. With a career spanning over six decades, the Isleys have continually reinvented their sound, blending genres and pioneering new musical styles.

  1. Timeline of Career Highlights

  2. 1954: The Isley Brothers are formed in Cincinnati, Ohio, initially consisting of brothers O'Kelly, Rudolph, and Ronald Isley.
  3. 1959: Release their breakthrough single "Shout," which becomes a major hit and an enduring party anthem.
  4. 1962: Achieve success with the single "Twist and Shout," later covered by The Beatles.
  5. 1966: Release "This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)" on Motown's Tamla label, reaching the top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100.
  6. 1969: Form their own label, T-Neck Records, and release "It's Your Thing," which wins a Grammy Award.
  7. 1973: Release the album “3 + 3”, featuring younger brothers Ernie and Marvin Isley, and brother-in-law Chris Jasper, marking a significant stylistic shift with hits like "That Lady."
  8. 1975: Achieve major success with the album “The Heat Is On”, which includes the hits "Fight the Power" and "For the Love of You."
  9. 1983: Release “Between the Sheets”, featuring the titular hit and solidifying their place in the R&B genre.
  10. 1992: Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  11. 2001: Release the platinum-selling album “Eternal”, featuring the hit single "Contagious."
  12. 2010s: Continue to tour and release new music, maintaining their influence of the Isley Brothers in contemporary R&B and hip hop.

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