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The Videls - 43% match to The Echoes

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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The Fascinators - 39% match to The Echoes

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
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Norman Fox & The Rob Roys - 35% match to The Echoes

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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The Fleetwoods - 32% match to The Echoes

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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One of America’s most popular doo-wop groups in the late 50s comprised Gary Troxell (28 November 1939, Centralia, Washington, DC, USA), Gretchen Christopher (b. 29 February 1940, Olympia, Washington, DC, USA) and Barbara Ellis (b. 20 February 1940, Olympia, Washington, USA). They met while seniors at high school in the girls’ home town. Originally a female duo, the Read more

The Collegians - 28% match to The Echoes

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s
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The Chaperones - 26% match to The Echoes

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 2000s
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Based in Long Island, New York, USA, the Chaperones were formed as a composite of two separate vocal groups who were competing at the Lindenhurst Ballroom in 1958. Tony Amato (lead), Roy Marchesano (first tenor), Tommy Ronka (second tenor), Nick Salvato (baritone) and Dave Kelly (bass) first called their new band the Sharptones then Fairlanes before settling on the Chaperones. Read more

Dino & The Diplomats - 25% match to The Echoes

Genres: Doo Wop
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The Desires - 25% match to The Echoes

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Charlie Rich - 23% match to The Echoes

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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14 December 1932, Colt, Arkansas, USA, d. 25 July 1995, Hammond, Louisiana, USA. One of Rich’s country hits was ‘Life Has Its Little Ups And Downs’, and the ups and downs of his own life were dramatic. Rich’s parents were cotton farmers and he heard the blues from the pickers and gospel music from his parents, as his father sang in a choir and his mother Read more

Jackie & The Starlites - 23% match to The Echoes

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 - 22% match to The Echoes

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

Billy & Lillie - 20% match to The Echoes

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Nick Gilder - 20% match to The Echoes

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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21 December 1951, London, England. Gilder is best known for the 1978 hit ‘Hot Child In The City’, which reached number 1 in the US. Gilder moved to Vancouver, Canada, at the age of 10 and after leaving high school formed a band called Rasputin. This band eventually became known as Sweeney Todd, and they charted in the US with their 1976 single ‘Roxy Roller Read more

Wynonie Harris - 20% match to The Echoes

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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24 August 1915, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, d. 14 June 1969, Los Angeles, California, USA. This stylish, flamboyant blues shouter enjoyed several R&B hit singles in the immediate post-war period. As a youth Harris played drums in and around his home town before moving to Los Angeles in the early 40s. There he played, danced, sang and worked in several non-musical capacities in Read more

Little Joe & The Thrillers - 19% match to The Echoes

Genres: Doo Wop
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


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