SPINNERS SPUN THEIR MUSIC INTO LAUGHLIN
By: Tracy Lynn Torney Brandenburg
Entertainment Staff Writer
On August 3, 2013 the Spinners performed at the Edgewater Hotel and Casino in Laughlin, Nevada. Despite the fact that there is only one original Spinner left it still made for a very entertaining evening.
The show went off without any type of sound issues, and the new members could really sing some high notes, and had some great dance moves. The concert moved along without any type of problems. The fans really enjoy the music and could sing every one of their hits. Some of the big hits that will take fans back, to some great classics songs include; “Rubber band Man”, “One of a Kind (Love Affair) “, “I’ll Be Around”, “Could It Be I’m Falling in Love”, “It’s a Shame”, “Ghetto Child”, “Mighty Love”, “Working My Way Back to You/Forgive Me, Girl”, “I Don’t Want to Lose You”, “Sadie”, “I’ll Always Love You” , “So Far Away”, “Then Came You”, “I Love the Music”, “I Just Want to Be With You”, “Games People Play”, “Cupid”, and many others.
The Spinners will be performing in Kansas City, on Saturday, August 17, at the Kemper Arena then they move their tour to the Wilshire Theatre in Beverly Hills on Friday, August 23, they then perform at the Harrah’s South Shore on Saturday, August 24th Stateline.
Cheryl Stratton, “said that it was the best concert ever.”
The Spinners, 2013 tour will take fans, back to a time when things were simple. They have been nominated by the Grammy’s have 12 gold records on both the R&B & pop charts. The legendary group have sold over 60 million records, performed for Presidents and received a star on the Hollywood “Walk of Fame”.
They are one of the few groups who can boast of four lead singers. Original members Bobbie Smith, Henry Fambrough, and Pervis Jackson are joined onstage by lead singer Charlton Washington, high tenor Harold “Spike” Bonhart and a soul-infused 5-piece band
All Photos by Tracy Lynn Torney Brandenburg