Formed 1959, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
The group comprised of:
Kenny Gamble (b. 11th August 1943, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)
Thom Bell (b. 1941, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania, U.S.A.)
Roland Chambers (guitar) (b.1944, U.S.A. d. 8th May 2002, U.S.A.)
Karl Chambers (drums) (d. 24th February 2002, U.S.A.)
Winnie Walford (bass)
Roland Chambers, Karl Chambers and Winnie Walford soon joined the ranks to complete the line-up.
By 1964, they group moved to Cameo Records becoming staff singers and musicians.
They then relocated to the Artic Records label and undertook a name change, with Kenny Gamble fronting the group as Kenny and the Romeo's.
Here they recorded the songs 'Down By The Sea Shore' and 'Ain't It Baby'.
The Philadelphia Romeo's toured with Little Anthony and the Imperials before Thom Bell left to get married.
Roland Chambers died on the 8th May 2002 of heart failure.