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The Desires - 87% match to The Chanters

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Little Joe & The Thrillers - 80% match to The Chanters

Decades Active: 1980s
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This R&B vocal group came from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The group was formed in 1956 by Joe Cook (29 December 1922, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), who had made his first record in 1949 as lead of a gospel group, the Joe Cook Quartet. While recording as a member of a later gospel group, the Evening Star Quartet, Cook formed the Thrillers, which besides Cook com Read more

The Four Tunes - 74% match to The Chanters

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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The Four Tunes, like many African-American groups of the 40s and early 50s, were a pop rather than a R&B ensemble. The group had its origin in the Brown Dots, and was formed by Ivory ‘Deek’ Watson (18 July 1909, Mounds, Illinois, USA, d. 4 November 1969, Washington, DC, USA) after he first fell out with the rest of the Ink Spots in November 1944. The other memb Read more

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The Excellents - 68% match to The Chanters

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1960s
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Formed originally as the Premiers in 1960 in New York, USA, the Excellents consisted of John Kuse (lead), Joel Feldman (baritone), Denis Kestenbaum (falsetto), George Kuse (first tenor), Phil Sanchez (second tenor) and Chuck Epstein (bass). They signed to Mermaid Records, where their revision of Al Jolson’s ‘When The Red, Red Robin, Comes Bob-Bob-Bobbin’ Along Read more

Lewis Lymon & The Teenchords - 66% match to The Chanters

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s
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The Five Discs - 66% match to The Chanters

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s
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The Five Discs were one of several doo-wop groups (Carollons, Chips, etc.) to trace their origins to the Bedford-Stuyvesant district of Brooklyn, New York, USA. They were formed in 1954 by Joe Brocco (lead), Joe Barsalona (baritone), Paul Albano (first tenor) and Tony Basile (second tenor). Composed of Italian-descended young men and originally titled the Flames, they subsequen Read more

The Majors - 66% match to The Chanters

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s
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Formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, in 1959, the Majors were an R&B quintet who crossed over to the US pop charts three times in 1962, most notably with their debut, ‘A Wonderful Dream’. The group comprised lead singer Rick Cordo, Ron Gathers, Gene Glass, Idella Morris and Frank Troutt; their recordings were produced by the influential Jerry Ragovoy -  Read more

The Vocaleers - 65% match to The Chanters

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s
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The original members of this vocal group from Harlem, New York, USA, were Joe Duncan (lead), Herman Curtis (first tenor), William Walker (second tenor), Melvin Walton (baritone) and Teddy Williams (bass). One of the pioneering groups of the R&B era, the Vocaleers’ great hit, ‘Is It A Dream?’ (number 4 R&B, 1953), became a part of the repertoires of a myri Read more

Billy & The Essentials - 62% match to The Chanters

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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The Demensions - 62% match to The Chanters

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s
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The Paradons - 61% match to The Chanters

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1990s
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Formed at the end of the 50s in Bakersfield, California, USA, the Paradons were a vocal group which scored one US Top 20 hit in 1960 and was never heard from again. The group comprised lead singer West Tyler plus Billy Myers, William Powers and Chuck Weldon, all students at the same high school. They were discovered by Werly Fairburn and Madelon Baker, who were setting up a rec Read more

The Blue Jays - 59% match to The Chanters

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s
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An R&B vocal group from Los Angeles, California, USA, the Blue Jays perfectly embody the transitional era between 50s R&B and 60s soul in their renditions of doo-wop-styled songs with a gospel-style lead vocal. Comprising lead singer Leon Peels (1936, Newport, Arkansas, USA), Alex Manigo, Van Earl Richardson, and Leonard Davidson, the group came together in 1961, and Read more

The Genies - 58% match to The Chanters

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s
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The Rivileers - 58% match to The Chanters

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Johnnie & Joe - 57% match to The Chanters

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 2000s
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This US R&B duo featured Johnnie Louise Richardson (d. 25 October 1988) and Joe Rivers (Charleston, South Carolina, USA). Emerging from the Bronx, New York, USA, they were famed for their sublime doo-wop-flavoured ballads, notably ‘Over The Mountain, Across The Sea’ (number 3 R&B/number 8 pop, 1957), one of the most memorable and enduring early rock ‘n Read more


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