Class Acts: Charlie Wilson

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The Gap Years

Before we knew him as Uncle Charlie, the crooner was a part of the pioneering trio the Gap Band. After forming in Tulsa, OK, in 1967 with brothers Ronnie and Robert, the group went on to become legendary with standout classics like "Outstanding," "You Dropped the Bomb on Me" and "Yearning for Your Love." The group retired in 2010.

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