The Joe Jeffrey Group will go down in history as a one-hit wonder, but what a hit - their infectious "My Pledge of Love" remains a classic of '60s pop-soul.
Little is known about Jeffrey. Born Joe Stafford, he presumably adopted his stage name to avoid confusion with distaff pop singer Jo Stafford, and was a fixture of the Cleveland club circuit before signing to Wand Records.
An effervescent, string-sweetened effort closer to sunshine pop than soul, "My Pledge of Love"… read more
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