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The Five Crowns - 100% match to The Du Droppers

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s 2000s
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The Five Crowns were formed at Wadleigh Junior High School in Harlem, New York, USA, in 1952. The group comprised Wilbur ‘Yunkie’ Paul (lead), brothers James ‘Poppa’ Clark, Claudie ‘Nicky’ Clark and John ‘Sonny Boy’ Clark (all tenor) and Doc Green Jnr. (d. 10 March 1989; bass/baritone). Their distinctive sound (not least because of the pr Read more

The Four Tunes - 55% match to The Du Droppers

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 Vocaleers - 42% match to The Du Droppers

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 Lamplighters - 40% match to The Du Droppers

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

The Ray-O-Vacs - 39% match to The Du Droppers

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s
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The Rivileers - 25% match to The Du Droppers

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Jimmy Preston - 23% match to The Du Droppers

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Kodaks - 23% match to The Du Droppers

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 Collegians - 22% match to The Du Droppers

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s
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Shirley Gunter & The Queens - 19% match to The Du Droppers

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Five Keys - 14% match to The Du Droppers

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US R&B vocal group helped shape the rhythm and blues revolution of the early 50s. The ensemble was formed as the Sentimental Four in Newport News, Virginia, USA, in 1945, and originally comprised two sets of brothers - Rudy West (25 July 1932, Newport News, Virginia, USA, d. 14 May 1998, USA; first tenor) and Bernie West (b. 4 February 1930, Newport News, Virginia, Read more

Roy Milton - 12% match to The Du Droppers

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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31 July 1907, Wynnewood, Oklahoma, USA, d. 18 September 1983, Los Angeles, California, USA. Growing up on his Chickasaw grandmother’s reservation, Milton encountered blues music when his family moved to Tulsa. In the late 20s, he was a vocalist with the Ernie Fields Orchestra; while on tour in Texas, he replaced the band’s drummer after the latter was arrested. He Read more

Charline Arthur - 11% match to The Du Droppers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Charline Highsmith, 2 September 1929, Henrietta, Texas, USA, d. 27 November 1987, Pocatello, Idaho, USA. The second of a Pentecostal preacher’s 12 children, she grew up in Paris, Texas, and first sang locally with her sister Dottie. By 1945, inspired by Ernest Tubb, she sang on KPLT and married Jack Arthur, who later played bass on her recordings. In the late 40s, she p Read more

The Larks - 11% match to The Du Droppers

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 2000s
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