Originaly named Chubby And The Realities, but changed it after Capitol Records peermade.info were backed by the musicians of Quinn Harris's Preachers. After some singles at Capitol Records in the late 60's they were renamed Tavares adding their fifth brother Victor Tavares to their line up.
CHUBBY & THE TURNPIKES. They began rehearsing with a vengeance and finding work at clubs which had house bands to back them. During one such engagement in opening for The O’Jays at Basin Street in Boston, they were accompanied by The Preachers, a band led by saxophonist Quinn Harris.
View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of I Know The Inside Story / I Didn't Try on Discogs/5(5). If you thought "Check It Out" (August ) was the Tavares brothers' first single, think again: This March Capital release as Chubby & the Turnpikes beat it by almost six peermade.info: Andrew Hamilton.
Chubby and The Turnpikes signed with Capitol Records in and had a couple of local hit records including "I Know The Inside Story" in and "Nothing But Promises" in By , they had changed their name to Tavares and scored their first R&B Top 10 (Pop Top 40) hit with "Check it Out", and soon began charting regularly on the R&B Genres: Pop, R&B, disco, soul, funk.