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The Du Droppers - 41% match to The Cues

Genres: Easy Listening R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Although the Du Droppers formed in Harlem, New York, USA, in 1952, each member of the vocal quartet had already sung within their local gospel communities. Indeed, while doo-wop was primarily a young man’s concern, the Du Droppers - J.C. ‘Junior’ Caleb Ginyard (15 January 1910, St. Matthews, South Carolina, USA, d. 11 August 1978; lead), Harvey Ray (tenor/bari Read more

The Four Tunes - 34% match to The Cues

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

The Lamplighters - 28% match to The Cues

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This vocal R&B outfit was formed in 1952 at Jordan High School in Los Angeles, California, USA, but was always too erratic and plagued with personal problems to be destined for success in the long haul. Leon Hughes, Matthew Nelson and Willie Ray Rockwell comprised the initial trio, who entered a talent show at Johnny Otis’ Barrell House but came second to singer Thurst Read more

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Jackie & The Starlites - 26% match to The Cues

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s
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Jackie And The Starlites were perhaps the most extreme example of overt emotionalism in doo-wop, in which lead Jackie Rue would scream out the lyrics in the most anguished, heartbreaking voice, and in the middle of the songs break down sobbing. The members, besides Rue, were Alton Thomas, John Felix and Billy Montgomery. Rue began singing with the Five Wings, a group in Harlem, Read more

The Majors - 21% match to The Cues

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

Shirley Gunter & The Queens - 17% match to The Cues

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Cheers - 16% match to The Cues

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Little Joe & The Thrillers - 13% match to The Cues

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 Larks - 12% match to The Cues

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 2000s
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Bobby Mitchell - 11% match to The Cues

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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16 August 1935, Algiers, Louisiana, USA, d. 17 March 1989, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. After studying music in high school, Mitchell formed a vocal group, the Toppers, in June 1950. The group comprised various high school friends and they entered local talent shows. After being discovered by Dave Bartholomew in 1952, the group began recording for Imperial until they split u Read more


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