When I was growing up, stand up R&B groups that combined pitch perfect vocals, lush harmonies and dazzling choreography were the order of the day. Listed below are some of my favorite male R&B groups. In my view, these group offered hours of musical joy and satisfaction to fans everywhere.

1 The Temptations

2 The Four Tops

3 The Dells

4 The Chi-Lites

5 The Dramatics

6 Enchantment

7 Black Ivory

8 The Main Ingredient

9 The Moments/Ray, Goodman & Brown

10 The Sylistics

11 Blue Magic

12 Tavares

13 The Jacksons

14 The Chairmen Of The Board