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Real Thing, The

Liverpool’s The Real Thing were the most successful black British group of the Seventies. But although they prided themselves on writing their own material, group members Chris and Eddie Amoo decided they needed to be more commercial just to get radio play.

When songwriters Ken Gold and Michael Denne came up with the catchy pop/soul You To Me Are Everything in 1976, the group found themselves with a #1 record.

Ten years later they returned to the Top 5 with a remix by DJs Froggy, Simon Harris and KC.