Russell Thompkins Jr. and The New Stylistics

10701 Livingston Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 203-6070
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    Russell Thompkins Jr. and The New Stylistics are a Philadelphia soul group that received their greatest chart success in the 1970s. All their hits were ballads characterized by the falsetto of Russell Thompkins Jr. During the early 1970s, the group had twelve consecutive R&B top ten hits, including Stop, Look, Listen, You Are Everything, Betcha By Golly, Wow Break Up To Make Up, and You Make Me Feel Brand New, which earned them five gold singles and three gold albums. In 2004, Russell Thompkins Jr. left The Stylistics and formed his own group, Russell Thompkins Jr. and The New Stylistics. The group consists of Russell Thompkins Jr., Raymond Johnson, and Jonathan Buckson. The group continues to perform nationally and internationally before sold-out audiences. Russell Thompkins Jr.’s incomparable falsetto has often been imitated but never duplicated. Come take a stroll down memory lane with the soulful sounds of Russell Thompkins Jr. and The New Stylistics.