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Free Movement

Formed in 1970, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., the Free Movement comprised of:

Godoy Colbert (formerly of The Pilgrim Travelers and The Pharaohs)

Josephine Brown (formerly of The Five Bells of Joy)

Cheryl Conley

Jennifer Gates

Adrian Jefferson


Claude Jefferson

The Free Movement were an American R & B vocal group formed in 1970 in Los Angeles, where they began recording some demo material.

Sounding not dis-similar to the Fifth Dimension, the six-member group, Free Movement hit in 1971 with 'I've Found Someone of My Own,' a Top 20 R & B hit on Decca Records.

Free Movement

l to r: cheryl conley, adrian jefferson, josephine brown, jennifer gates, claude jefferson and godoy colbert

The group signed to Columbia Records and released a parent album the following year.

The album reached number 167 on the Billboard 200 and number 26 on the Black Albums chart.

'The Harder I Try (The Bluer I Get)' b / w 'Comin' Home' was the follow-up single peaking at number 49 R & B, number 50 pop in early 1972.

One further 45 was a cover of Stephen Stills' 'Love the One You're With.'

The Free Movement never charted following the release of the second single.

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I've Found Someone Of My Own (Columbia Records 1972)

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