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The Main Ingredient is 1) an American soul and R&B group best know for their 1972 hit song, "Everybody Plays the Fool" and 2) a sample-based hip hop producer born in South Jersey.

Early History

The group was formed in Harlem, NY in 1964 as a trio called the Poets, composed of lead singer Donald McPherson, Luther Simmons, Jr., and Panama-born Tony Silvester. They made their first recordings for Leiber & Stoller's Red…

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  • love it all
  • Best Main Ingredient song? Black Seeds Keep On Growing! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-i9pHEE5eo
  • Good stuff. Little brother sampled "magic shoes" on their "on the way"
  • Take a trip to the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s! Go now: http://www.youtube.com/brasmeta01 http://www.youtube.com/playtv10 http://brasmeta01.blogspot.com http://www.lastfm.com.br/user/brasmeta01 http://www.imeem.com/brasmeta01 http://www.4shared.com/u/zkmmgsk/b938cc08/brasmeta01.html My on line web radio on last.fm: http://www.lastfm.com.br/user/brasmeta01/personal My MP3 Shared Virtual Disk on 4shared Site: http://www.4shared.com/dir/10428534/42b27ca7/sharing.html
  • This version of I'm So Proud is better than the original by Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions. An all-time favorite!
  • Main Ingredient werde not signed to Motown. In their heyday they were signed to RCA! Nevertheless great group! :)

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