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Atlantic Starr is an American R&B band that rose to prominence during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Atlantic Starr initially began in Greenburg, New York as Newban, with a line up that consisted of trumpeter Duke Jones, who left the band prior to their first recordings, drummer Porter Carroll Jr., bassist Clifford Archer, percussionist/flutist Joseph Phillips, guitarist Sheldon Tucker, who left the band prior to their first recordings and the three Lewis brothers: David (guitar, vocals), Wayne (keyboards, vocals) and Jonathan (trombone, percussion). The band’s lineup eventually stabilized with Carroll, Archer, Phillips, the three Lewis brothers, lead singer Sharon Bryant, who was replaced by Barbara Weathers, saxophonist Damon Rentie, who was replaced by Koran Daniels, and trumpeter William Sudderth. In 1977, the band left Greenburg New York for Westwood, CA, where their performed in nightclubs. They were signed to A&M Records by Herb Albert after agreeing to change their name. Having already agreed to use Starr as an early idea for a band name, they decided to add Atlantic, due to their East Coast roots. Atlantic Starr went on to score several hits on the R&B and pop charts, including “When Love Calls”, “Circles”, “Touch A Four Leaf Clover” and “Send For Me.” Their biggest hits on the pop charts were “Secret Lovers” and “Always.” They recorded the albums “Newban” (1977), “Newban 2” (1977), “Atlantic Starr” (1978), “Straight To The Point” (1979), “Radiant” (1981), “Brilliance” (1982), “Yours Forever” (1983), “As The Band Turns” (1985), “All In The Name Of Love” (1987), “We’re Moving Up” (1989), “Love Crazy” (1991), “Time” (1994), “All Because Of You” (1997) and “Legacy” (1999).