Fronted by two gorgeous female guitar players, A Taste Of Honey scored one of the seminal hits of the disco era, "Boogie Oogie Oogie," and a cover of a popular Japanese classic to match.
Original Members: Janice Marie Johnson, Carlita Dorhan, Perry Kibble and Donald Ray Johnson
Hometown: Los Angeles
Style: Disco, R&B, disco, adult contemporary
Labels: One Way, Capitol
Bragging Rights: Though A Taste Of Honey was encouraged to make an upbeat cover of Kyu Sakamoto's song "Sukiyaki," they stuck to their artistic instincts and turned it into a ballad and scored a No. 1 hit. In 2008, Janice Marie Johnson was inducted into the Native American Music Association Hall Of Fame.
Trivia: They adopted their moniker from the title of Herb Albert's 1965 song of the same name.
Co-sign: Says Regina Belle: "['Boogie Oogie Oogie'] was one of the first bass lines that I actually learned on the bass. I was playing the bass and singing it in a group that I was in in high school called Reality." Belle recently released her inspirational album, "Higher."