The Spinners are a Detroit, Michigan-based soul vocal group (active since 1954), and most popular during the 1970s.
In their box set, The Chrome Collection, The Spinners were lauded by David Bowie and Elvis Costello. The Spinners were inducted into The Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999. On July 27, 2006,
In 2004, original member Billy Henderson was dismissed from the group after suing the group's corporation and business manager to obtain financial records. He was replaced by Harold "Spike" Bonhart. Henderson died due to complications from diabetes on February 2, 2007 at the age of 67. (Early member C.P. Spencer had already died from a heart attack on October 20, 2004.)
The group lost another member from their starting days when Pervis Jackson died of cancer on August 18, 2008. Now currently a quartet, the group is actively touring with two of its surviving original members (Fambrough and Smith