The Five Heartbeats (Rob Townsend, Leon, etc.) – “The Five Heartbeats”
Period pieces from the Motown era of R&B aren’t exactly rare in the world of cinema, but the rocky rode of fame centered on The Five Heartbeats really stood out. As a performance nod to actual soul kings like The Temptations and The Dells, The Five Heartbeats had some hits in their own right. You might even come across a few people who believe The Five Heartbeats are an actual group. The song "A Heart is a House for Love," although vocal credit was given to The Dells, made its way into the top 20 on Billboard’s Hot R&B Singles.