One of the Whispers' founding members, Gordy Harmon passed away in his sleep on January 5, 2023 at the age of 79. Gordy was with the Whispers at the beginning of their career, even before they gained worldwide recognition and fame. He left the group in 1973 after an accident where he injured his larynx. Leaveil Degree took his place. Gordy was a writer and pioneer in the music industry. He will be sorely missed.
Scotty, Walter and Leaveil sat down with Tank and J Valentine to share their history, stories, goals and advice about the music industry. Tank is a Grammy nominated R&B singer, songwriter, producer and actor. J Valentine is an R&B singer and songwriter, known for writing songs for many artists including Tyrese, Ron Isley and Jamie Foxx
WHISPERS FEATURED ON FRONT COVER OF BLACKLINK MAGAZINE
Holiday Issue of Black Link
December 1, 2022 marks the release of Black Link Magazines' Holiday Issue featuring the Whispers on the front cover and an article about their career on page 10. They will be joining the host Marva Thomas at 5pm PST this date on Instagram live at @blacklinkmag
Check out the full length interview with Black Link Magazine.
11-28-2022 - The Whispers have received the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award from Soul Track Magazine headed by Chris Rizik. Every year the readers vote for their favorite musicians in various categories. This year, the Whispers were their favorite legend. Read more on their website:
The Whispers continue on our quest to own the masters of our extensive catalog. Our latest re-recording is "Rock Steady (Whispers' Radio Version), also referred to by some in the industry as Whispers' Radio Edit. We urge those who are our true supporters to add this and our other new singles to your playlists and downloads, and remember that there are many versions of our songs. You will recognize ours by the tag" "Whispers' Version." If it doesn't have this tag, it is not our latest release.
The Whspers' organization sends wishes and blessings to our very own Leaveil Degree. Hope you have a great brithday. Go to our instagram, Facebook or Twitter account for the celebration video. @themightywhispers Facebook/WhispersMusic Twitter: @theofficialwhi7
On June 28, 2022, twins Walter and Scotty of the Whispers sat down with Tavis Smiley at KBLA 1580 Radio to have a converstion about their past, present and future. They made a major announcement about their music catalogue and owning their own masters. The entire interview can be heard at KBLA 1580.