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The Bopchords - 100% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop
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The Desires - 83% match to The Collegians

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Kodaks - 75% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s
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An R&B vocal group from Newark, New Jersey, USA, the original members were lead Pearl McKinnon, first tenor James Patrick, second tenor William Franklin, baritone Larry Davis and bass William Miller. The Kodaks were representative of the pre-teen lead sound, featuring a girlish and innocent, pre-pubescent male voice. When the pre-teen leads first became popular, it was assu Read more

The Rivileers - 70% match to The Collegians

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Five Discs - 69% match to The Collegians

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

Little Joe & The Thrillers - 62% match to The Collegians

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 Genies - 55% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s
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The Vocaleers - 54% match to The Collegians

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

The Paradons - 53% match to The Collegians

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 Charts - 51% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s
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The Devotions - 51% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
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Formed in 1960 in Astoria, New York, USA, the Devotions were a doo-wop group best known for their 1964 novelty recording ‘Rip Van Winkle’. The group included Ray Sanchez, who sang bass-lead, Bob Weisbrod, Bob Hovorka and brothers Frank and Joe Pardo. With their manager, the group auditioned in 1960 for a small record label, Delta, whose owner, Bernie Zimming, was not Read more

The Excellents - 50% match to The Collegians

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

The Videos - 49% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop
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Six Teens - 46% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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An R&B vocal group from Los Angeles, California, USA. In the wake of the success of Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers, many east coast groups emerged with a pre-teen lead sound. The Six Teens diverged slightly from the pattern by virtue of their west coast origin and the use of a female to sing the ‘adolescent teen boy’ part. The members were Trudy Williams (lead), Read more

The Demensions - 45% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s
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