The Chordettes Similar Artists

Dion & The Belmonts - 100% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s
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The Penguins - 94% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1954 in Fremont High School, Los Angeles, California, USA, the Penguins were one of the most important R&B vocal groups from the west coast in the early 50s. Their hit ballad ‘Earth Angel’ remains one of the most fondly recalled ‘doo-wop’ recordings. The group comprised lead vocalist Cleveland ‘Cleve’ Duncan (23 July 1935, Los Ange Read more

The Del Vikings - 82% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s
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Bobby Day - 78% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s 2000s
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Robert Byrd, 1 July 1932, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, d. 27 July 1990. Day moved to Los Angeles in 1947 and shortly afterwards formed the Flames, who recorded under a variety of names on numerous labels throughout the 50s. Oddly, it took until 1957 before they achieved their first and biggest hit as the Hollywood Flames with Day’s song ‘Buzz, Buzz, Buzz’. Simultan Read more

Crew-Cuts - 71% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Crew Cuts - 71% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1990s
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Formed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1952, the Crew-Cuts were a white vocal quartet that had success in the early 50s by covering black R&B songs. Their version of ‘Sh-Boom’, originally a number 2 R&B hit for the Chords in 1954, became a number 1 pop hit for the Crew-Cuts, staying in that position for nine weeks and helping to usher in the rock ‘n’ Read more

Danny & The Juniors - 63% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s
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This Philadelphia-based, Italian-American vocal quartet comprised lead vocalist Danny Rapp (10 May 1941, d. 4 April 1983), first tenor Dave White, second tenor Frank Mattei and baritone Joe Terranova. Formed in 1955 as the Juvenairs, their song ‘Do The Bop’ came to the attention of Dick Clark, who suggested the title change ‘At The Hop’. They took his adv Read more

Ritchie Valens - 63% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Richard Steve Valenzuela, 13 May 1941, Pacoima, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 3 February 1959, Iowa, USA. Valens was the first major Hispanic-American rock star, the artist who popularized the classic 50s hit ‘La Bamba’. He grew up in the city of Pacoima, California, and was raised in poverty. His parents separated when he was a child and Valens lived with his f Read more

The Platters - 61% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Christian & Gospel Doo Wop Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the leading R&B vocal groups of the 50s, they were the first black group to be accepted as a major chart act and, for a short time, were the most successful vocal group in the world. The Platters were formed in Los Angeles in 1953 by entrepreneur/songwriter Buck Ram (21 November 1907, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 1 January 1991). Through his ownership of the Platter Read more

Bill Haley - 57% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William John Clifton Haley, 6 July 1925, Highland Park, Michigan, USA, d. 9 February 1981, Harlingen, Texas, USA. Haley was one of the great pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll and was the first artist to take the new musical form to the world stage. His roots were in country music and he began his career as a yodelling cowboy. After playing in such country groups as the Dow Read more

Bill Haley And His Comets - 57% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Connie Francis - 54% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero, 12 December 1938, Newark, New Jersey, USA. A popular singer of tearful ballads and jaunty up-tempo numbers, Francis was one of the most successful female artists of the 50s and 60s. She began playing the accordion at the age of four, and was singing and playing professionally when she was 11. After winning an Arthur Godfrey Talent Show, she ch Read more

Frankie Lymon - 54% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers - 54% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s
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Johnnie Ray - 52% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s
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