The Stylistics was formed in Philadelphia, PA in 1966 from two groups, "The Percussions" and "The Monarchs". When members from each group were drafted or went on to further their education, the remaining members under the guidance of their English teacher Beverly Hamilton joined forces and changed the name to "The Stylistics".
After working locally for a number of years, the group was approached by Bill Perry who asked if they would be interested in recording. Their first song "You're a Big Girl Now" was recorded at Virtue Recording Studio, a local studio in Philadelphia. It was soon picked up in the tri-state area and before long, it became a number 1 hit in Philadelphia and a few other cities. The success of the first album was phenomenal for that time along with an unheard release of six singles in total.
The ball continued to roll with the release of their second album entitled "Round Two". The Stylistics were becoming known as the Philly group with the sweet love songs.
Some of their famous hits include, "You Make Me Feel Brand New" and "Break Up to Make Up".
Herbert Murrell and Airrion Love are the remaining original members of The Stylistics. They are joined by 2 new members, Eban Brown and Jason Sharp. The Stylistics shares their successful career while on tour in the UK last year.